Here’s to 2023!

Here’s to 2023! It’s been an extraordinarily busy year for us at Janus Motorcycles. In addition to producing our first 100+ Halcyon 450’s, we have attended a number of shows and events, built a custom 450 for our friends at Milwaukee Tools, launched a new podcast, held our 1st in-person owners rally in a few…

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The Alpine Tunnel Trip – An Adventure on a Gryffin 250

The Alpine Tunnel Trip- Adventure on a Gryffin 250 By James Pekarek August 2nd, 2022: It’s sunny and cool as I walk out of the hotel in Gunnison, Colorado and begin the process of unloading Gryffin #109 (aka ‘Sherman’) from the trailer. With the bike unloaded, I make a few final checks before starting my…

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Metal Fabricator Position

Janus Motorcycles is looking for a Metal Fabricator to assist with chassis and component production at our fabrication shop. Candidates must provide exemplary proficiency in the use of heavy machinery, power tools, and precision tools to create components for use on Janus Motorcycles. They must be organized, thorough, and detail- and process- oriented. They will…

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The Janus Tool Kit

Essential Toolkit For Your Janus Motorcycle https://youtu.be/hTWbn_yqUE8 This is by no means an exhaustive list of tools you might need on a motorcycle, but it serves as a great starting point that should provide Janus riders with the essential tools and materials to get home from most day trips or short rides should an issue…

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The Janus Motorcycles Feature List

The Janus Motorcycles Feature List At least in the United States, where motorcycles are rarely used as a sole means of transportation, the reason most of us ride motorcycles is something beyond a desire to get from point A to point B. We ride because we want to find something that is inaccessible in the…

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450 Production Update Video #13

450 Production Update Video #13 This week, Grant shows off Halcyon 450 #001! We are beyond thrilled to be finishing up the first customer 450 and starting on building #002. Thanks for following along! Want to see the previous updates? Click here!

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The Halcyon 450 Rear Suspension Design and History Part Two

The Halcyon 450 Rear Suspension Design and History Part Two This is the second of a two-part discussion of the Halcyon 450’s rear suspension design and history. To catch up on part one, click here! The Halcyon 450’s triangulated “cantilever” pivoted rear transom As early as the 1950’s, developments in racing would lead to a…

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450 Production Update Video #12

450 Production Update Video #12 We are in production! This week, Richard shows us the very first production 450’s freshly pinstriped fenders and fuel tank in a custom mustard yellow color! We also have some beautiful fall ride footage from this weekend up in northern Michigan.  Want to see the previous updates? Click here! https://youtu.be/jdPeM7RlSak

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Halcyon Update Video #11

450 Production Update Video #11 In this update, Richard and Jordan take a short ride on a pair of Halcyon 450 motorcycles to check out the production process at the Janus fab shop. Be sure to order your Halcyon 450 now for spring delivery! Want to see the previous updates? Click here! https://youtu.be/BtWrg-5MVoA

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Chasing the Horizon Podcast

Chasing the Horizon Podcast Features Janus Motorcycles Wes Fleming of the Chasing the Horizon podcast had Richard on the show last week and the episode just went live. Click the play button above to listen! In the episode, Wes and Richard cover the story of founding and growing the company, the challenges of a post-Covid…

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