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Freedom Machines 2016

Freedom Machines 2016

Freedom Machines is a custom motorcycle show hosted 2 hours outside of Toronto in a Ghost Town. If that doesn't intrigue you then maybe the allure of great custom bikes, cool vendors great folk who love motorcycles might persuade you to keep reading.

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August 16, 2016

Lawrence Hacking's Grand Prix de Mud 2016

Lawrence Hacking's Grand Prix de Mud 2016

The Grand Prix De Mud is organized by our pal Lawrence Hacking as a lead up event to his Overland Adventure Rally. It's inspiration came from wanting to provide a chance to get out on whatever motorcycle you got lying around and get dirty.

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August 10, 2016

Georgian Bay Run 2016

Georgian Bay Run 2016

Originally started in 2012 by Chris Young and Neil Patterson, the GBR has expanded from a handful of close friends on a rainy camping trip, to roughly 110 riders from all over southern Ontario - and it continues to grow every year, even having its own chase truck!

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Moretti Ducati

Moretti Ducati

We're happy to have another build by our friend Paul Hewitt in our window this month! Using a Caviga Allazura engine and cradled by a extremely rare frame and body kit based on the design of Domenico Moretti who built it back in 1982 for an Italian domestic racing series.

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July 14, 2016

1969 Greeves 380cc Twin Port Griffon

1969 Greeves 380cc Twin Port Griffon

Our May window bike was on loan to us from our friend Lawrence Hacking. We've had a few of his bikes in the window over the years: His 2001 XR650R Dakar bike, 1974 ISDT Jawa bike and last month we were excited to add a 1969 Greeves 380cc twin port Griffon to the list.

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Vintage Motorcycle Racing at the Quinte TT

Vintage Motorcycle Racing at the Quinte TT

For the last 4 years we've been making our way to Canadian Tire Motorsports park each August to catch the VRRA Vintage Festival. It was always great to see people racing and wrenching on old bikes and every year we left saying 'next year'

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FAST TIMES MAGAZINE LAUNCH & WRENCHING PHOTO SHOW

FAST TIMES MAGAZINE LAUNCH & WRENCHING PHOTO SHOW

This past Saturday the crew at Fast Times Magazine teamed up with Harley Davidson Canad to put together 'Wrenching' - a photo show on how we spend time during the winter months mostly off our bikes.

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2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

2016 Husqvarna 701 Supermoto

We are very excited to have a brand spanking new Husqvarna 701 Supermoto as our April window bike! Since first seeing press photos online of the 701 we've been looking forward to checking one out in person and this bike did not disappoint.

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Costa Moto Dos - Part II

Costa Moto Dos - Part II

After spending so much time in the rainy mountains, the warm dry sun was a welcoming change for the crew. Playa Grande offers enough amenities that you can let someone else cook your dinner, yet is quiet enough to offer a sparsely populated beach.

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Ducati Frankenbike

Ducati Frankenbike

Our March window bike is this fast looking Ducati built by Paul Hewitt of Frankenworkz. The bike is titled as a 650 Cagiva Allazurra but it's truly a Ducati Frankenbike as it been pieced together with all sorts of parts from different Duc's.

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Cafe Noir - 1975 BMW R75/6

Cafe Noir - 1975 BMW R75/6

In February we were lucky to get a great looking BMW R75 for our window bike last minute. Put together by Ian Barratt and Greg Pillon it was a great addition to our window for the month.

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Costa Moto Dos - Part I

Costa Moto Dos - Part I

I think we all left Costa Rica last winter wishing we had a couple more weeks to ride around and explore the country - ride some more dirt & live by the ocean, hard to picture anyone wanting to leave...

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Aro Upholstery Interview

Aro Upholstery Interview

We’ve been big fans of Vancouver-based Randi Obenauer’s leather work and seat upholstery, Aro Upholstery from the moment we started seeing her amazing work pop up on the gram

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New Years Mini Bike Fun

New Years Mini Bike Fun

With the shop closed down for a few days over New Years and plans to spend a couple of days at a cottage we squeezed as many mini bikes as we could into the truck and headed out.

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#townmototb2016

#townmototb2016

We're stoked to have run our now annual winter 'Town Moto Throwback' photo contest last weekend. Big thanks to everyone who shared their riding pics with us under this year's #townmototb2016 hastag!

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1998 XL883 Harley Tracker

1998 XL883 Harley Tracker

Our January window bike is another great build from our friend Eric Stafford. The build has lots of nice custom work and details throughout and the tasteful, understated paint really brings the whole build together.

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TM Crew's Top Picks for 2015

TM Crew's Top Picks for 2015

Keeping with tradition we thought we would ring in the new year in with the TM Crew's top 3 products list including things we loved, things that pleasantly surprised us, and things that saved our butts this year.

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Babes Ride Out Part II

Babes Ride Out Part II

If you didn't catch Part I to Kaitlin DeBrabandere's Babes Ride Out recap, you can check it out here on the blog. Otherwise, read on to hear how the rest of her epic trip to California panned out!

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The New 2016 Triumph Thruxton R

The New 2016 Triumph Thruxton R

It's December and time for the final Window Bike of 2015! We're really excited and extremely thankful to Triumph Canada for loaning us one of their 2016 Triumph Thruxton Rs to show off in our window this month.

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Babes Ride Out 2015

Babes Ride Out 2015

We were lucky enough to know a bunch of ladies here from Toronto who made it out to this year's third annual Babes Ride Out - a female-only ride/camp event weekend in the Mojave Desert.

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TM Dirt Day at Trail Tours

TM Dirt Day at Trail Tours

Winter hours are now in effect here at the shop  but before getting started on all the shop renos and clean ups we're itching to get done on our new off-hours, we thought we'd throw a staff dirt day in the mix.

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1976 Custom Honda Goldwing

1976 Custom Honda Goldwing

It's always nice to have something different in the window of the shop. This month Paul Dutra from Back Alley Motorcycles loaned us his custom Goldwing he's dubbed "El Guapo".

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Babes Ride n Rage Photo-Recap

Babes Ride n Rage Photo-Recap

Back at the end of September Alex from the shop got to ride out to Forester Falls, ON with a group of 7 other ladies here in the city for this year's Babes Ride n Rage an annual three day ladies-only ride.

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The Race of the Gentlemen 2015

The Race of the Gentlemen 2015

We're happy to have some really great photos taken by our friend Allan at this years The Race of Gentlemen. TROG as it's affectionately called takes place every year in Wildwood, New Jersey.

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