Owning a motorcycle does not only mean convenience in transport and looking cool on the ride; it also helps you live better. The exciting decision to make the purchase can be life-changing, but without the right knowledge you may end up with a bike that makes things even worse. Whether you need a brand new Ninja that sends the wind to gush through your hair or a used Yamaha DT to zip through the rough terrain of the countryside, you cannot afford to make a wrong choice. Here is all you need to know about Motorbikes for sale in Kenya, reputable dealers, and the market prices for the specific bikes.
Most of the time, people make the wrong choice when purchasing products due to misinformation. But with the right guidance and tips, you will come out happy and satisfied. There are numerous motorcycle brands available in the Kenya motorcycle market, so you do not have an excuse that you cannot find one. From the sporty and stylish to ordinary bikes, you have a wide range of options. Here are some of them:
Cruiser bikes for sale in Kenya
Most training courses for riders use the lightweight version of this bike variety for a reason. It offers an upright riding position, a low seat, and forward foot pegs. All these inspire confidence even if it is the first time you are riding the bike. This type of bike also comes with manageable power and loud pipes that give a sense of security.
A typical cruiser engine emphasizes smooth shifting and readability coupled with loads of low-end torque. Some of the latest varieties include Kawasaki Vulcan S, Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black, Honda Rebel, and the Ducati XDiavel S.
If you want to get yourself a power cruiser, then worry not as there are several places where you can purchase them locally. These include MotoADV Kenya, Sohansons Ltd, and Tip Top bikes. Also, you can choose to buy a second hand one to fit your budget. For instance, there is one on OLX going for Sh. 200,000.
Honda motorbikes in Kenya
The history of this bike brand can be traced to the beginning of its mass production in 1949. Ever since, the Japanese manufacturer has rapidly expanded its production to different countries in all corners of the world. Currently, the number of motorbikes and scooters produced by the manufacturer stands at over 300 million.
The bikes come in different models, and you can choose one according to the intended purpose. For instance, if you need one for utility or just for business, you could go for the Ace Tuff or Ace CB125. To get your own or learn more about this bike, you can visit your nearest Honda dealer for apt guidance and a detailed highlight of the prices. Also, you can opt for second-hand bikes. One good example being the 2002 Honda CBR going for Sh. 460,000.
Yamaha motorcycles Kenya
Rugged tough and fun, this is among the most excellent bikes you can buy as evident in the fact that it is one of the most popular bikes in the country and is the most preferred by government officials. Due to its trustworthy performance, this is a model that you will ride now and in the future. Distributed by Toyota Kenya, the manufacturers seem to work towards maintaining their legacy and reputation by keeping the quality performance ever high.
If you need a bike that will serve you in the city and off road, then this should be your choice. You can either visit their head office in Nairobi or any of the branches in Mombasa, Lodwar, Kisumu, and Eldoret. Furthermore, the company has regional dealer representation in Nanyuki, Nyeri, Meru, Kitale, Kericho, Malindi, Naivasha, and Voi. You can also go for one that has already been used such as this wide variety with prices ranging between Sh. 70,000 to Sh. 700,000.
Shineray motorcycles Kenya
This is among the strongest bikes of their class, and is used widely for both business and as a mode of utility transport. A brand new Shineray bike 175 cc goes for Sh. 110,000 but you can get a used one for as low as Sh. 60,000 on OLX.
TVS motorbikes in Kenya
This is one of the most popular brands notable among boda boda riders. Not only is it way cheaper than the aforementioned varieties, but it is also way too economical on fuel. Also, they are easy to maintain whether you are using it for business or personal convenience. The four-stroke bike has an engine capacity of 110 cc, is air cooled, and has a single cylinder. It also has a four-speed transmission and a 16-litre fuel tank. Moreover, the wheelbase is also longer and the rear wide. The brakes are bigger, and the entire machine is built to withstand rough use.
Brand new TVS motorbikes price list in Kenya varies from distributor to distributor, but it is almost equal to the price of boxer motorbike in Kenya. Each of the sellers on the online motorcycle marketplace and motorcycle distributor Nduthi.com has their own, and they range between Sh. 97,000 and Sh. 750,000. On OLX, the price of the motorbike variety reaches as low as Sh. 30,000.
Most renown motorbike dealers in Kenya
Along with the fulfilment you experience after finally getting the money you need, purchasing your motorbike straight from a dealer has plenty of benefits. Of course, you will cut on expenses when you get yourself a bike that has been previously owned. But it will always be a matter of choosing the best option for you.
Here are some of the most popular dealers
1. Royal Motor Dealer
Ngara, Desai road (1.02 mi) Nairobi, Kenya 00600
Mobile: 0725 240485
2. Shineray Motorcycle Co Ltd
Dunga Rd, P.O. Box: 28346-00200 City Square, Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile: +254 719390888
Mobile: 0722 400920
4. Maxali Kenya
Lamu Road – Opposite Oasis Mall (264.13 mi) Malindi, Kenya 80200
Mobile: 0799 846733
Working hours 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM, then 2:30 PM – 6:30 PM
5. Sunim Enterprises
OTC (0.00 mi) Nairobi, Kenya 00100
Mobile: 0722 327188
Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
6. MotoADV Kenya
Modern Reliance Industries GoDown, Mombasa Road (4.99 mi), Nairobi, Kenya 00200
Mobile: 0701 029589
Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
7. Lifan Kenya
Bamburi Road, Industrial Area (1.99 mi), Nairobi, Kenya 00100
Mobile: 0773 168264
8. Full Throttle motorcycles
233 Loresho Crescent (4.90 mi), Nairobi, Kenya 233
Mobile: 0702 363346
Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
9. Top Rich motorcycle
Landhies road opp salvation army (1.15 mi), Nairobi, Kenya 00100
Mobile: 0797 664775
Hours 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
10. Nairobi PowerBikes
Maruti Heights, Langata Link Road, Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile: 0713 475447
11. TipTop Bikes Ltd
River Road (0.86 mi), Nairobi, Kenya
Mobile: 0708 096096
12. Apex Supersports
Working hours: Hours 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
13. Affordable bikes Enterprises
Hours 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Mobile: 0739 753765
15. Rae General Motorcycle parts and Accessories
Address: Free Market Place next to Co-operative Bank, M7, River Rd
Mobile: (+254) 0726 160281
16. Montana Motor Cycles and spares
Address: 2nd Flr, River Rd Opp New Ishanel Bldg
Mobile: (+254) 0722 105588
Racing Motor Cycle Spares
Address: River Road Trade Centre, West Wing, Shop B6, River Rd
Mobile: (+254) 0720 955907
17. Limax Motorcycle Spares
Address: Mariam Arcade, Cross Rd Mobile: (+254) 0720 981843
18 Kingbird Motorcycle
Address: C39, Eldoret, Kenya
Mobile: (+254) 0726 133555
With all this information on motorbikes for sale in Kenya, you can be confident as you shop around for your most preferred ride. All the best in your search, and ride safe.
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