If you plan to ride your motorcycle on public land then you are legally required to register your motorcycle before this occurs. This will involve you providing various documents as well as the payment of a fee. This may vary from state to sate but is basically the same process. Anyone caught riding their motorcycle while being unregistered, you face the possibility of a large fine or even imprisonment.
How much it will cost to register your motorcycle depends on several different things including the size, make and model of your motorcycle. Quite often newer bikes will have a higher cost than an older model. Registration is also dependent on you obtaining insurance so you need to organize this as well.
When you register your motorcycle you effectively are notifying the state in which you reside you are now the legal owner of the motorcycle. Even though all states may require slightly different information, the most commonly asked for pieces of information are the title and some proof that insurance has been taken out. Most will ask for a motorcycle bill of sale form that details information like the mileage and the vehicle identification number.
A document like a motorcycle bill of sale form contains details such as the full names and addresses of both the buyer and seller, a thorough description of the motorbike, as well as the sale price and signatures of both parties. It is one of the easiest things you can do to ensure that your purchase will remain hassle free.