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  • Featured Image Motorcycle Technician Needed!

    Are you someone who would like to get away from the corporate world of motorcycles and wants to get back to the grass roots of the industry? Looking to get in on the forefront of a fast growing independent shop? We may be right for each other!

    We are currently hiring EXPERIENCED motorcycle technicians to help us out! Our reputation has us swamped with work and we would like to share. We need a technician who can competently work independently on all makes and models of motorcycle. Please do not apply if you do not have experience in the motorcycle industry. We currently do not have the opportunity to teach or train someone who cannot diagnose or fix motorcycle specific issues. We need quality work completed and confidence that your projects are done the right way, every time.

    Monday-Friday and possibly some Saturdays may be required.

    Please submit resumes to juggernautcycles@yahoo.com

    Or, call 470-545-1121

    Peace and grease,

    ~ Juggernaut James



  • Closed for the Braselton Art and Antique Festival Oct. 21st and 22nd.

    We will be closed for the Braselton Art and Antique Festival, Friday, October, 21st and Saturday the 22nd. We will reopen for regularly scheduled hours on Monday, October 24th. If you need to drop off a bike for service this weekend, call 404-551-6608 and we will try to arrange a time to meet in the evenings after the show for drop off. Service will be completed next week. If you need to see us before then, come see us at the Art and Antique festival at our booth!

     

    ~Peace and grease,

    “Juggernaut” James



  • Find Out How To Avoid Looking Like An Idiot With This

    Great news!! I’m happy to announce that Juggernaut Cycles can now provide you with “One Of The World’s Smallest & Lightest D.O.T. Approved 1/2 Shell Motorcycle Helmets Ever Made”! 

    I am now a provider of Daytona Helmets! They now offer the Slim Line 1/2 shell helmets which are DOT approved and look great! They sure offer a ton more options than some of the other brands! Daytona offers a full line of helmets and has many other styles such as full face, polo, German, 3/4 Shell and even kids helmets.

    Here’s what Daytona Helmets themselves have to say about their 1/2 shell Slim Line:

    The Slim Line Daytona Helmets Skull Cap Motorcycle Helmets Are One Of The World’s Smallest & Lightest D.O.T. Approved 1/2 Shell Motorcycle Helmets Ever Made!!  With 3 Different Shell Sizes, You Are Sure To Get That Proportionate Fit!!  New!!! Slim Line Design Offering A Sleek, Contoured Shell That Hugs Your Head Eliminating The Mushroom Look!  Custom Formed Interior For X-treme Comfort.

    I’ll have the catalog in just a few days so you can stop in and find the helmet you want or you can shop online. Make sure you make your purchase directly from me so I can provide you with a great price!

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  • Featured Image SHINY SHOVEL

    Going to throw out some info real quick to give a quick update on my shovel project and show you how you can really bring some old aluminum back to life.

    Im polishing up the rocker boxes by hand. It takes time and elbow grease but its damn worth it and saves the roughly $200 to get them professionally polished.

    Go to your local auto parts store and get some wet to dry sandpaper. The grades I used were 600, 800, 1000, 1500, 2000, 2500 and 5000. Next, get some real good aluminum billet polish such as Mothers brand.

    rocker start

     

    as you can see, the rocker boxes are 34 years old. This crap wont come off with just a simple polish wheel, its in the metal.

    Start with the 600 grit, get it wet and start sanding.

    rocker first step

     

    This first sanding might get you scared a bit. Dont worry, just make sure you get a good even sanding. Keep going, stepping up the grades as you go.

    rocker box mid way

    The pic above is at roughly 2000 grit stage. As you can see, its getting better. Keep stepping up the grit until you get to at least 2500. Then I finish it off with 5000 for the real fine finish.

    rocker box finish

     

    Finally finish with the Mothers polish to bring out the shine. I was loosing light by the time I took this pic but as you can still see, its a whole lot better than the original.

    I only did the front part of this one rocker box. To really get the job done best, you should probably take the rocker box off the bike and get every nook. That will come next for me.

    What methods have you used to get a showcase shine on your old parts?

    ~Juggernaut

     



  • 1949-2004

    indian larry

     

    Today marks the ten year anniversary of Indian Larry’s passing. Larry is a legend and appeared to be (I never met him) a genuine and laid back guy. He hired and mentored guys like Paul Cox and was an influence on custom builders everywhere. I recall he was once on a small show you might remember, called Biker Build Off, and he stated that a real motorcycle should have at least one spoke wheel. He also noted that he preferred motorcycles to look mechanical instead of hiding stuff, such as every wire and cable. I like that, I want my bikes to look like they are a machine.

    R.I.P. Lawrence “Indian Larry” DeSmedt

    ~Juggernaut



  • UP AND RUNNING

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    Well, it appears that I am not a web developer… Going through the growing pains of my small business and learning how to do everything myself takes time and money. Both of which I do not have. But, I do have supportive family, friends and customers that make Juggernaut Cycles better every day. I hope this blog format can help to add some personal connection to my projects. I’ll update with new projects, items and hell, might even do a tutorial or two to show you how to make your scooter better. Any advice or tips to make the shop better are always welcome. What would you like to see in the future from my small shop? Leave comments below.

    Thanks for the support!

    Juggernaut