Choosing a Motorcycle for the New Rider

New riders typically have a lot of questions to ask, but by far the most common one is "What is the best motorcycle for beginners?" While the answer does depend to some extent on things like the individual's personal preferences and body type, there are some simple guidelines worth following for any beginner.

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Group Rides for the Beginner

Taking rides with friends and even strangers can be an extremely fun and rewarding experience, but it's not something that should be done carelessly. One of the most excellent things about motorcycling for pleasure is that you meet and spot so many others who obviously share your love for the pastime.

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Changing your own oil

Working on your own motorcycle can seem like a daunting task, but breaking into the hobby may not be as difficult as you think. Instead of looking at all the complexities of the components of your motorcycle and feeling overwhelmed, start small and simple.

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What to do and not do if you have a wreck

The nightmare of every rider is a wreck. It can be a collision with a vehicle or a crash caused by a poor road maintenance or something else.

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How To Coach Your Kids To Ride A Motorcycle

We love riding motorcycle, that's a given. And what we would love even more is if our offsprings would love to ride as well. Many parents dream of going riding with their children. And many do... but....!

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Minimum Ages For Kids and Motorcycles in the USA

It obvious to everyone that you need to be of a certain age to ride a motorcycle. Putting a 10 year old behind a big Harley is asking for problems. But not every state in the USA is the same, may differ in their laws.

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Adding Saddlebags

Riding a motorcycle without any bags is nice, but it's usually a pipe dream. We humans tend to take stuff with us, all the time. Imagine living in an area where you can suddenly receive a lot of rain. So you need to take your rain gear with you. Going to the shop to buy some milk and bread? You'll need to carry that with you. And how about that lock? Oh, and before I forget, how about some proper tools to make some roadside repairs?

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Scorpion Exo Helmets Guide

Scorpion motorcycle helmets are very special. Scorpion is an American brand, designed in the USA, and the helmets are quality for a reasonable, often low, price.

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Motorcycle & Leather Products Glossary

Jafrum Product Term Glossary



5-ply Nylon Thread - This thread cannot be broken nearly as easily as cheaper cotton thread. We use the best 5-ply nylon thread available

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How to Measure Your Shoe Size

A question that tends to come through on our phone line to our Gear Experts is, “How do I know what shoe size I am?” and “How do you go about finding that out?” Well we here at Jafrum decided to add this guide to simplify the ordering process of motorcycle boots and put your mind at ease.

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