Janus Motorcycles Halcyon 450 build 1

Assembly technician Chase Borden, front, and design engineer Charlie Hansen-Reed work on the second-ever Halcyon 450 at Janus Motorcycles in downtown Goshen.

GOSHEN — The perfect meeting between form and function is the goal when Janus Motorcycles builds a new machine. The old-school motorcycles don’t just look like something out of the 1930s because designs at that time were beautiful. It’s that designs at that time, and today at Janus, let motorcycles do the job well and in a simple way.

Janus doesn’t exactly make custom bikes, but customers easily personalize their new ride through the manufacturer that sits in a small building in downtown Goshen, right between City Hall and The Electric Brew. About 95 percent of Janus bikes are made following the buyers’ personal wishes, rather than made to be put in a showroom where someone might like it enough to hand over thousands of dollars.

Janus Halcyon 450 on the road provided

Janus Motorcycles begins production of its new Halcyon 450, its biggest motorcycle yet, this month.

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fire111

Very nice local story. Good luck fellas!

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