MOTORCYCLE HUB- NEWS, REVIEWS AND GUIDES

 

How To Ride Safely In That Pesky Rain
 
Riding a motorcycle in rain brings a lot more issues, including a lot more dangers, to the joy of riding. In fact, not many bikers out there like riding in the rain. Your helmet’s visor gets rain on it, requiring you to wipe it away, your visor mists up and you stand the chance of aquaplaning when hitting the brakes too hard.

We’ll not deal with the brakes in this article, but the rain on your visor can be dealt with. The easiest is to use water repellants, like NikWax, to lessen the rain on your visor. Or you can buy gloves that have a wiper built in, like a small rubber pad or even a leather wipe.
  

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Top Ten Naked Bikes
 
1. Suzuki SV-650: The Jack of All Trades

The SV-650 is the motorcycle equivalent of the girl next door; down to earth, ready to go anywhere, do anything, and it’s the only bike you could get away with taking home to your family. This bike is the classic multi-purpose motorcycle. Race it, commute it, ride it like you stole it, but you’ll never outgrow it. With the SV’s fuel injected, 645 cc, 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, liquid-cooled, 90-degree V-Twin, it has the hearty v-twin sound of American muscle, but with a docile nature that makes it ideal for newer riders. Especially since it has the all new low RPM Assist feature on the TI-ISC,
  

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New York City rounding up illegal bikes and crushing them
 

Riding dirt bikes, ATVs and some two-wheelers in the City of New York is illegal. The city is stepping up enforcement efforts by taking illegal rides and crushing them.

We have significant resources out looking to get these characters, these knuckleheads if you will," said NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton. "We intend to take all of these things [bikes] and just crush them."

Bratton held a press conference to discuss the plan to turn seized rides into chunks of metal. During the conference, he called the people who ride illegally ...
   

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Who Stops Faster ? A Car or a Motorcycle ?
 
This is one of those questions that is frequently raised in motorcycle discussion forums, together with questions like “is black a faster color for motorcycles?” or “should I clean my bike with a pressure system?”.

The answer to the question is 9374. In other words, it’s not a straight answer. There are lot of factors in play, but in general, motorcycles stop faster than cars. But…. Yes there is a big but…

A motorcycle is much lighter than a car, so in principle should stop faster, the same way an 18-wheeler truck will stop much slower than a car.
 

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Motorcycle Helmets, Jackets and Gear Experts

What is just as good as a ride through the country side on your motorcycle?

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Jafrum – Since 2002

Founded in 2002, Jafrum International started selling and distributing leather jackets, pants and leather accessories on eBay and other ecommerce sites as well as selling items straight out of their garage to get the business started. With the success of their business and the main demographic of customers being motorcycle enthusiasts, Jafrum.com started the process of hiring and consulting motorcycle gear experts to find the latest trends and provide the best product selection possible to meet the needs of their customers. Jafrum International is the true embodiment of the American Dream, starting from humble beginnings and now thriving as an international company located in Charlotte, NC.