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1971 Vespa GTR - October 2019 Window Bike

1971 Vespa GTR - October 2019 Window Bike

This 1971 Vespa 125 GTR is a very clean, unrestored example. The Vespa GTR is most closely related to the Sprint Veloce, with the primary difference between the two being the Sprint Veloce's larger 150cc engine. Performance is similar between the two as well; the GTR's 125cc 2-stroke produces roughly 6.5 horsepower in factory trim, and tops out around 90 km/h. Both use a four speed manual, direct-drive transmission, front and rear drum brakes, and 10” wheels.

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October 15, 2019 1 tags (show)

Town Moto's Top Fall Motorcycle Jackets

Town Moto's Top Fall Motorcycle Jackets

We wanted to pull together some of our favourite Jackets and Moto outerwear for you to check out this Fall. We've done this in the past but wanted to do an update for 2019.

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October 04, 2019

Town Moto x Moto Revere Poker Run 2019 Photo Recap

Town Moto x Moto Revere Poker Run 2019 Photo Recap

On Sunday we held the fifth annual Town Moto x Moto Revere Poker Run. It's one of our favourite events of the year and even more fun getting to team up with Andrea and Pete and do an event.

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September 26, 2019 1 tags (show)

Town Moto August 2019 Ride-In Photo Recap

Town Moto August 2019 Ride-In Photo Recap

Another successful ride-in BBQ in the books! This month in addition to the Dogzone we have Rev'it's Sport Line Takeover set up in our shipping container with tons of great riding gear for riders to browse through. The collection will remain in the container till the end of the month, make sure you swing by the shop to check out some of the latest protective riding gear from Rev'it.

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August 20, 2019 1 tags (show)

Slowcocks Racing 2019 - Rd. 3 Shannonville

Slowcocks Racing 2019 - Rd. 3 Shannonville

Round 3 came up fast this year in the 2019 VRRA season. We were back at Shannonville and Town Moto were happy to be the title sponsor as well as class sponsor for P1-350. Racing with me was fellow Slowcock Racer and good bud Cody Felton. Last round was a little rocky with a couple of crashes for me and I was hoping for a smoother weekend as I usually ride well at Shannonville...

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August 14, 2019 1 tags (show)

1990 Honda NSR 250R - August 2019 Window Bike

1990 Honda NSR 250R - August 2019 Window Bike

This a Japanese domestic market sport bike that was born and bred to appeal to a number of enthusiasts who were looking for more performance without a large capacity engine. The Japanese licensing laws made it difficult to obtain a license to ride a litre bike, so the manufacturers simply made small bikes with a ton of power.

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August 08, 2019 1 tags (show)

#TheMotoSocialCAMP 2019

#TheMotoSocialCAMP 2019

#TheMotoSocial and Jack.org are teaming up again to present their 2nd annual CAMP: an unforgettable culinary moto-camping experience that celebrates community, camaraderie, great food, great people and fun times, all while raising funds to help fuel the mental health revolution being led by 2,800+ Jack.org young leaders!

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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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1973 Laverda 750 SF1 - July 2019 Window Bike

1973 Laverda 750 SF1 - July 2019 Window Bike

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 1 tags (show)

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 1 tags (show)

Town Moto June 2019 Ride-In Photo Recap

Town Moto June 2019 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)

2019 Kawasaki W800 - June 2019 Window Bike

2019 Kawasaki W800 - 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 1 tags (show)

1970 Yamaha CS3C - Town Moto May 2019 Window Bike

1970 Yamaha CS3C - Town Moto 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 1 tags (show)

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