Looking for cheap scooters for sale under 500 dollars? Finding a scooter at this price shouldn’t be a problem and you may even be able to find a real steal. When I say cheap scooter I’m referring to the price, not the quality of workmanship. That said, you could find a good, dependable scooter under 500 dollars if you do your homework. There are a lot of places to look for a scooter like this.
Cheap Family Fun
Riding scooters is a fun and cheap family activity that will get you off the sofa and out in the sun and fresh air. It’s a great way for a family to spend quality time or a great way for you to have fun riding with a group of friends or alone. You can park your car and take your scooter for short errands, or ride it to school, and just about anywhere else you want to go. But if you’ve never rode scooters you may not want to pay a lot for your first scooter. Even if you’re an experienced rider, you can get a really good scooter and save money by finding cheap scooters for sale under 500 dollars.
Find Your Scooter
Do you know whether you want a 50cc scooter or a 150cc scooter? There are several online brick and mortar stores to look for cheap scooters for sale under 500 dollars. Here’s a short list of places to get you started.
Iwanna – A weekly classified ad paper. You can pick up a hardcopy of Iwanna at a local gas station or news outlet and check ads for street legal scooters for sale locally. There’s also an online version of Iwanna.com
Craigslist – A national online advertising site. You can buy trade or sell on Craigslist. Check their local listings for scooters for sale under 500 dollars.
eBay – The largest, and most well-known, online auction site in the world. Sellers on eBay get rated on their service and the quality of their products. This can help you decide how trustworthy a seller is. You might also be able to get free shipping when you buy on eBay.
Local papers – The classifieds of local papers is a cheap and easy place to check for street legal scooters.
Local scooter stores – Don’t forget to check local scooter stores for street legal scooters. You may find a great scooter under 500 dollars right under your nose.
The bulletin board at work – There’s been some great finds on bulletin boards at work.
Google – Search Google for cheap scooters for sale under 500. Your search will return page after page of scooter dealerships. It won’t be practical to deal with some of the dealers in the listing but you only need to find one that has a street legal scooter that you want.
Garage/Yard Sales - You may be surprised at what you find at these sales.
Your Email Signature Box - Some free email services have signature boxes that you can use to create a "Want" ad that goes out with every new email that you create.
Word of mouth – Talk to your friends and family. Let everyone know what you’re looking for and ask them if they know where you can get it. You may have a friend that has a cousin who knows a guy who knows a guy.
Amazon - The number one online retailer with street legal scooters from major manufacturers as well as individual sellers.
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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
If cost is a factor, don’t forget to factor in the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE). Always wear protective equipment when you ride a scooter. This includes your clothing. It can be tempting to wear shorts, a tee shirt, and sandals but you don’t want a great scooter that cost under 500 dollars to ends up costing you hundreds of dollars in medical bills after a fall. You can write articles like this one online at Seekyt.com and make money by sharing your knowledge. If you follow the suggestions in this list you should be able to find cheap scooters for sale under 500 dollars.