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250 Engine Character – It’s feel good news!

“250 Engine Character” – It’s feel good news! By Tom Neel – Halcyon #568   Much has been said about the Janus 250 engine. Unfortunately, possibly more by those who haven’t even ridden one, or have done so very little.  I’m here to educate the open minded of us who realize engine character is as…

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These Five Rules for Riding Safely in Groups

Five Rules for Riding Safely in a Group  Many people get into motorcycling for the camaraderie of group rides. While this activity brings people together for adventures with lasting memories, it is important to keep safety in mind as your number one priority. Here are some tips to keep your group safe while still enjoying…

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The One Week Break-In

“The One Week Break-in” By Tom Neel – Halcyon #568   Halcyon #568 arrived early morning on a sunny but chilly January 23rd 2021. Janus delivery and serviceman Woody Shoemaker, and I rolled the wine red time machine down the short ramp and instantly struck up a conversation like we’d known each other all our…

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Announcing the Halcyon 450

Janus Motorcycles Releases New Halcyon 450 Model Goshen, Indiana (March 8, 2021) — After 18 months of confidential development, Janus Motorcycles of Goshen, Indiana is unveiling their newest model, the Halcyon 450. Building off of the best of what they offered in their 250 line, the Halcyon 450 features a higher top speed, a rear…

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Janus Motorcycles Releases New Halcyon 450 Model

Janus Motorcycles Releases New Halcyon 450 Model   Goshen, Indiana (March 8, 2021) — After 18 months of confidential development, Janus Motorcycles of Goshen, Indiana is unveiling their newest model, the Halcyon 450. Building off of the best of what they offered in their 250 line, the Halcyon 450 features a higher top speed, a…

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Toy Hauler – How to Secure Your Motorcycle

Toy Hauler – How to Secure Your Motorcycle Video Link Here – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hWSdEcTM-dY   Before You Get Started Improperly using tie-downs for your motorcycles, dirtbikes, and scooters can cause some unnecessary headaches just when you’re ready to relax and enjoy the weekend. It can also be a pretty dumb source of frustration when you’d like…

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What to do Before Your First Spring Ride

What to do Before Your First Spring Ride A Spring Riding Readiness Guide for Janus Motorcycles and their Owners Even though the days are officially lengthening here in northern Indiana, the subzero temperatures have most of our motorcycles still in full hibernation. Let us count the days until this frost starts melting and we can,…

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11 Ways to Increase your Visibility While on the Road

11 Ways to Increase your Visibility While on the Road Unlike driving a car, motorcycling is an active adventure, more cerebral, more daring. But, let’s face it, some drivers out there are not paying enough attention to the other drivers on the road. Add that to the fact that there is an increased number of…

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How to Care for the Leather on your Classic Motorcycle

How to Care for the Leather on your Classic Motorcycle (and your Boots too!) – Proper care for your classic motorcycle and its leather fittings prolongs the life of your seat. It also prevents discoloration and cracking that happens over time. A good rule of thumb is to use a conditioning agent on your leather…

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Artrageous with Nate: The Trades…

The Trades: Skill and Creativity in Motorcycle Manufacturing at Janus Watch Below:     From Artrageous with Nate: “How do you combine the skilled trades such as welding, metalwork, small engine assembly, and leatherwork to create these rolling works of art? We headed to Janus Motorcycles to see how they are looking to the past…

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