MOTORCYCLE HUB - NEWS, REVIEWS AND GUIDES

 

Loud pipes: what do they really do?
 
“Loud pipes save lives” is a common saying among the bikers who have aftermarket exhausts.

How effective is a loud exhaust?

Try this. Park in a cage on the side of a long stretch of straight road with little traffic. Turn on the radio. Have other people in the car talking. You may have to drive some distance to find a suitable road if you live in a city.

Have a riding buddy with loud pipes head toward you from a long distance away, then, pass you. When do you hear the motorcycle the most? After it passes you.
      

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The 2017 Victory lineup first look
 
Victory motorcycles, one of the new kids on the block in the bike world, announced its 2017 lineup recently. Let's take a look at the offerings.

Victory offers 5 lines in the 2017 models, including electrics. The biggest selection is the Cruiser with 5 models. Prices range from an MSRP of $10,499 to $21,999

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Victory starts bikes with the Octane. This is the lowest-cost bike in the lineup.It has three color schemes; two shades of gray, a black and gray with green striping on the tank. It has very little chrome.
    

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Keanu Reeves producing motorcycles
 

Keanu Reeves, the actor well known for his starring role in the Matrix movies, is now making custom motorcycles through the Arch Motorcycle Company.

The price? A $15,000 deposit and $63,000 more when it's done. For this price, Reeves and his company promise "Each KR GT-1 is personalized to enhance the ownership experience. The forward control or mid control option and a limitless array of unique finishes are just the beginning." Each ride is custom fit to the owner.

The flagship ride (and only bike so far),
       

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YAH – Eyelights
You may be wondering what YAH means. It means “Yet Another HUD” with HUD meaning Heads Up Display. Over the year, there have been several projects that put a display inside the biker’s helmet.

It started several years ago (2005) with the first commercial product from a company called SportVue. SportVue was a small device installed on the top edge of your helmet, receiving wireless information from a “blackbox” installed in your motorcycle.

The information was minimal: speed, RPM and gear selected,
     

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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?

The answer is being able to purchase all of your motorcycle riding gear at one place knowing that you can get the absolute best deal without overpaying! That’s what we offer our customers at Jafrum.com, peace of mind and a low price guarantee! Our Motorcycle Helmet selections give you, our customer, plenty of options for Street and Off-Road riders. When you visit us at Jafrum.com to purchase your motorcycle gear and accessories, be sure to let us know if you are unable to find what you are looking for by either giving us a call at 877-GO HELMET (877-464-3563) or emailing us at "Contact Us" Page.

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.