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Head For The Hills

 “Head For The Hills”   By Tom Neel – Halcyon #568   North Carolina beaches are, of course, at sea level. They are also some six plus hours and over 400 miles away from Brown Mountain Overlook, elevation 2760’. Located in the western High Country of the state, just a handful of miles from the Blue…

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Janus Halcyon 250 vs Dong Feng DF250 RTG

“Janus Halcyon 250 vs Dong Feng DF250 RTG” By Mark C. Zweig   I got my new Janus Halcyon in November of last year. Like many current and prospective Janus owners, I thought about buying a Janus for years before actually ordering one. I am a lifelong rider. I got my first motorcycle at age…

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2000 Miles in 60 Days

2000 miles in 60 days By Tom Neel – Halcyon #568   I have never been the “climb Mt. Everest type”.  You know, to have a goal of subjecting myself to something just for the sake of saying, “I conquered it!” So on the face of things, racking up miles so early upon delivery of…

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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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