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Freedom Machine Show 2019 Photo Recap

Freedom Machine Show 2019 Photo Recap

Freedom Machine Show is the biggest and best custom motorcycle show in Ontario and it turned 5 this past weekend. If you weren't there, check out photos from the in this blogpost.

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July 15, 2019

Town Moto Window Bike - 1973 Laverda 750 SF1

Town Moto Window Bike - 1973 Laverda 750 SF1

July's window bike is another Italian beauty from our friend Steve's collection. This particular bike sat unused in a garage since 1979 and was refurbished in 2014.

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July 05, 2019

Proper plug selection and gapping

Proper plug selection and gapping

Spark plugs are an often overlooked part of a motorcycle. Different manufacturers use different codes to explain the characteristics of plugs; and this can become quite confusing.

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July 02, 2019

Born Free 11

Born Free 11

I went to the Born Free Motorcycle Show this past weekend to support my friend Shamus Mathers and the 1939 ULH Chopper (shown in the photo below) that he built for the show. Keep scrolling for more photos from the weekend.

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June 26, 2019

Town Moto June Ride-In Photo Recap

Town Moto June Ride-In Photo Recap

We had our second ride-in of the year this past Sunday and it was a great time! The sun was shining out front and in the back on the Dogzone and the Kawasaki Town Moto takeover. Thank you for coming out and bringing your sweet bikes, it's always great to see bikes stacked up on Ossington A

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June 25, 2019 1 tags (show)

Kawasaki W800 - Town Moto June 2019 Window Bike

Kawasaki W800 - Town Moto June 2019 Window Bike

For June, we are doing things a little differently around here. Kawaski are doing a take over of our back yard and have given us a few bikes for our customers to touch and sit on. Back there we have a KLX250, W800 Street, and a Z900rs Cafe.

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June 06, 2019 1 tags (show)

Town Moto May 2019 Ride-In Photo Recap

Town Moto May 2019 Ride-In Photo Recap

This past Sunday on May 26th we had our first Ride-In of 2019! The weather was great and it was awesome to see so many of our customers and friends show up on their bikes and have a good time, catch up and scarf a dog. Keep reading for our photos from the event!

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May 28, 2019

1970 Yamaha CS3C - May 2019 Window Bike

1970 Yamaha CS3C - May 2019 Window Bike

May's window bike belongs to Holly a rider we met through racing with the VRRA and seeing her and her partner's beautiful collection of Yamaha's at Motosocial's in Toronto. We were happy to pluck one of her Yamaha's to place in our window for the month of May.

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The Congregation Vintage Motorcycle Show 2019 Photo Recap

The Congregation Vintage Motorcycle Show 2019 Photo Recap

The Congregation Show is an annual vintage motorcycle / hot rod show in Charlotte, North Carolina, organized by Dice Magazine and Prism Supply. If you weren't able to attend this year, check out this blogpost for photos from the show!

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April 19, 2019 1 tags (show)

Great Motorcycle Gear Ideas For New Riders!

Great Motorcycle Gear Ideas For New Riders!

When you are new to something, especially as an adult it can feel intimidating to ask for advice or admit we don't know the answer to something. At Town Moto we actually love answering questions!

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April 05, 2019 1 tags (show)

1981 Ducati 500 Pantah - April 2019 Window Bike

1981 Ducati 500 Pantah - April 2019 Window Bike

This month's window bike comes from our customer Steve T. who has a beautiful collection of Italian motorcycles. We've been meaning to put one of them in the window for ages so it was nice to finally make it happen!

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April 01, 2019

1965 Ducati 250 Scrambler - March 2019 Window Bike

1965 Ducati 250 Scrambler - March 2019 Window Bike

For March our window bike is this 1965 Ducati 250 Scrambler owned by our friend Nicholas. It's been beautifully restored and has gotten a ton of attention since landing in our front window.

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March 25, 2019 1 tags (show)

Grand Prix de Snow 2019

Grand Prix de Snow 2019

On March 3, 2019, we held the third annual Grand Prix de Snow with our friend Lawrence Hacking and Husqvarna Motorcycles Canada. We were super lucky to have great snowy weather for the event, which was a first for the event. Even though we held the event later in the year this year, it usually turns into a pretty muddy affair.

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Belize in the Breeze

Belize in the Breeze

Ever found yourself at the end of a year with a few extra vacation days staring down the barrel of a Canadian winter and fearing you might not make it to spring? TM owner Marika made a quick getaway to motor around Belize in early December and shares why it might be the perfect trip if you're a first time moto-vacationer.

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Motorcycle Trip: Vegas to Joshua Tree For NYE

Motorcycle Trip: Vegas to Joshua Tree For NYE

Town Moto owner Marika ditches late December cold Toronto weather for late December cold Las Vegas weather in this blog post where she recounts a quick moto trip from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree for New Years Eve!

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February 22, 2019 1 tags (show)

Carbon Projects' 10 Favourite Bikes at The One Moto Show 2019

Carbon Projects' 10 Favourite Bikes at The One Moto Show 2019

The One Motorcycle Show is a very cool moto show that's the fine folks behind See See Motorcycles have been putting on for the last 10 years (congrats!) If we can't make it out ourselves we usually try and get one of our homies who's making the pilgrimage to the show to shoot some photos...

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February 14, 2019

1983 Husqvarna 250WR - February 2019 Window Bike

1983 Husqvarna 250WR - February 2019 Window Bike

With the Grand Prix De Snow 2019 coming up in just over a month we thought what better way to promote the event than with a tasty example of a vintage offroad machine from our title sponsors 1983 line-up.

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February 01, 2019

2018 Slowcocks Racing Year in Review

2018 Slowcocks Racing Year in Review

Coming off a strong finish to the 2017 race season, the Slowcocks were approaching the 2018 season with a little more seriousness, but still sticking to our mantra of 'Having Fun, Winning None'.

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January 22, 2019

Town Moto 2018 Window Bikes Recap

Town Moto 2018 Window Bikes Recap

From vintage classics to modern OEMs, Ol' Town Moto's front window had a real good mixture of motorcycles in 2018. Scroll down to see them all!

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January 09, 2019 1 tags (show)

Walt Siegl SBK #1 - January 2019 Window Bike

Walt Siegl SBK #1 - January 2019 Window Bike

We have been lucky enough to have had some very nice, very rare, and very desirable motorcycles grace our front window. But, this one might take the cake. What we have is the culmination of three years of passion, ingenuity, and straight-up hard work. The Walt Siegl Superbike is the full-fared carbon beast that is starting off the Window Bikes for 2019.

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January 08, 2019 1 tags (show)

2018 Honda CRF110F - December 2018 Window Bike

2018 Honda CRF110F - December 2018 Window Bike

In our tradition of having a December window bike that could hypothetically almost fit under a Christmas tree Honda was kind enough to loan us one of their sweet 2018 Honda CRF110's These little guys look sweet and are a blast to rip around on now matter what your age!

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November 29, 2018 1 tags (show)

Town Moto 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Town Moto 2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Check out our pick of the hottest gifts for holiday season 2018. Whether you ride a motorcycle or not, there is something for everyone!

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November 22, 2018

Suzuki TR750 - November 2018 Window Bike

Suzuki TR750 - November 2018 Window Bike

This month we are stoked about having a replica Suzuki TR750 in the window. We have been talking about putting this bike in the window for quite some time. The bike belongs to and was partially built by our racing sensei, Sensei Tim Voyer #840.

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November 08, 2018 1 tags (show)

Town Moto x Moto Revere End of Season Poker Run

Town Moto x Moto Revere End of Season Poker Run

On Sunday October 28 we held our annual Poker Run with our Friends from Moto Revere. It was a fun day of riding around and collecting cards from all over the city. Despite some cold and rainy weather we had an awesome assortment of hardy riders who braved the elements for some seat time and great prizes from our generous sponsors.

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October 29, 2018 1 tags (show)