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What this job is about

The best motorcycles are the ones that you can't buy at the dealership, but are built upon custom bodies and with the spirit of the Dragon Lord inside. OK, maybe not that last bit – it costs extra. As a custom bike builder, you'd take existing parts to create a motorcycle built exactly to your customer's specification. From finding older and rarer parts to supercharging an existing engine, it means you need to know motorcycles – and their parts – inside and out. Don't forget that you'll also need killer customer service skills to know what your riders want and how to deliver on schedule. It's perfect for someone who is patient and dedicated to quality control.

Work Styles

What it Takes

Equipment Selection

Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.

Service Orientation

Actively looking for ways to help people.


Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools.

Judgement and Decision Making

Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.


Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.

Quality Control Analysis

Conducting tests and inspections of products, services, or processes to evaluate quality or performance.

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