Buying your first bike

Buying your first bike – By Mark Zweig Buying your first motorcycle is a big decision. Sure—it may not be the most expensive thing you have ever purchased. You can buy a high-quality 250 from Janus for less than the price of a good sectional sofa. But it (buying a motorcycle) is a decision that…

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Jamie’s Janus Halcyon 450 Review

    An architect working at the University of Notre Dame in SB, Jamie has a lot of classic, unique, and well-made things. His garage is full of interesting bikes. One of them is Janus Halcyon 450 #070. Hear what makes this motorcycle special in his video review of his motorcycle. Jamie attended one of…

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2023 Janus Owners Rally Recap Video

This past weekend, we hosted the 5th annual Janus Owners Rally! With attendees from over 20 states, it was an absolute blast. From Janus Halcyon 50 #005 to Janus Halcyon 250 #999, we had a full representation of all of our different motorcycle lines. After a casual check-in on Friday, we had breakfast at the…

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The Bulletproof 250 | Why Janus Part 4

As a follow-up to Richard’s blog post from 2019 about our Bulletproof 250, we recently made a video essay detailing our sewing machine engine as part of our “Why Janus” series. We get a lot of questions about us, our engines, and how we do things. In this series, we seek to answer those questions…

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Making an Acme Tools Janus Halcyon 450 Motorcycle

Earlier this week, we posted about making a custom Milwaukee Tools Halcyon 450. Around the same time, we were also making a custom 450 for Acme Tools! Set in black primary color with dual bright red pinstripes, this unique 450 nods to the heritage of Acme tools with a custom number plate, fuel cap, and…

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Making a Milwaukee Tools Janus Halcyon 450 Motorcycle

Recently, we had the opportunity to partner with Milwaukee Tools to create a custom one-off Halcyon 450. Beyond a custom primary paint that matches the Milwaukee red, this 450 also has a custom mounting system for PACKOUT modular storage in lieu of the typical saddlebags. We originally unveiled the build at the Milwaukee booth at…

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Royal Enfield 350 vs. Janus 250 — a First-hand Comparison

Deciding between a Royal Enfield 350 and a Janus 250? I own them both. By Tom Neel Life is all about choices, and one of my favorites is Janus’ Halcyon 250. But I hear many talks about Royal Enfield as an alternative when looking at the Janus models. So I bought a RoyalEnfield Classic 350,…

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