There is a lot to do with your mountain bike when it comes to selling it. If someone is looking to buy a used mountain bike, they may want to buy a bicycle that looks new and functions as if it came straight out of the factory. There are many things to consider and do before you are ready to sell your mountain bike.
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Even though your bicycle may look worn and torn, some things can be replaced while others you can't do should let the buyer know. If necessary, replace all parts:
Before you start cleaning your bike, the first thing to do is look for parts that look like they need replacing. Are your tires are too worn out and almost no tread remaining? Is the chain rusty or longer than it should be? Our chainrings and breaker cartridges ready for new ones?
Clean your bike:
First of all, remove both wheels from your bike, as this makes cleaning hard-to-reach areas easier. After that, take an old rag and wipe your entire frame with it. You may need to wet the rag to make it easier. You'll need to clean the entire frame, front forks, handlebars, suspension parts, and anything else that needs cleaning.
Make sure all moving parts are working:
Once your bike and wheels are clean, put them back in and it is time to clean the chains. If you happen to own a Park Tool chain washer and have oil remover this will be helpful for effective chain cleaning.