Buying a Used Bike? Here’s What to Look For.

Buying a used bike, especially if it’s your first, can be intimidating. There are plenty of moving parts, it’s a huge investment, and you might not have a chance to really ride it and test it out. There is no way to be 100% confident that the bike is in perfect shape, but there are plenty of easy checks you can do to make sure you aren’t buying a total lemon. Watch this video from the experts over at Pinkbike to walk into your next potential purchase with a bit more confidence—and don’t be afraid to ask for help. —ML