Motorcycle mechanics perform routine maintenance tasks, such as replacing spark plugs or changing the oil. They also repair engines and transmissions, and they may also perform minor repairs to the body, such as removing dents from fenders.
Compare to a teacher who only makes $40,000/yr in Illinois
Tools of the Trade
Fork Seal Driver
What Motorcycle Mechanics Love About Their Trade
New challenges every day.
Using big cool tools.
It's a great lifestyle.
Not Customer Facing
Variety of Tools
Not Hard on Body
Can easily transition into other mechanical fields.
Entrepreneurship Potential High
Fairly low startup but does require a shop.
You must be good at marketing yourself.
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