Shop Visit: Moto Revere

Shop Visit: Moto Revere

Most people in the Toronto motorcycle scene have heard about, know about or have been to Moto Revere. Four years ago Andrea and Pete opened the DIY garage after struggling to find garage space for themselves, and finding friends in a similar position.

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March 25, 2020 1 tags (show)

Shop Visit: Andy Cox / King Street Cycles Land Speed Racing

Shop Visit: Andy Cox / King Street Cycles Land Speed Racing

We've known Andy for about as long as we've opened up Town Moto almost 8 years ago. In that time we've watched as he took his love for working on old bikes one step further and dove headfirst into land speed racing on an impressive Norton that keeps getting faster each year.

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March 13, 2020 1 tags (show)

The Best Cheap Fullface Motorcycle Helmets of 2020

The Best Cheap Fullface Motorcycle Helmets of 2020

I joke that I am bad at selling motorcycle helmets, but it is true, I can't lie. I believe a good quality helmet (and proper fitting one) will save your life and that is not a fun conversation people new to motorcycling want to have.

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March 06, 2020 1 tags (show)

Shop Visit: Whealy Motorcycle Repair

Shop Visit: Whealy Motorcycle Repair

Alan Whealy has been a mechanic for over a decade. His interest peaked through working on vintage Italian cars, and quickly shifted to motorbikes because of how unique each bike is. Whether he is being tasked with reviving an old, neglected bike, or adding custom upgrades to a newer machine, figuring out the puzzle that each bike presents is what keeps him perpetually interested.

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March 05, 2020 1 tags (show)

Toronto Motorcycle Show / Clutch Society

Toronto Motorcycle Show / Clutch Society

Winter marks motorcycle show season in Toronto. We're always bigs fans of the Manufacturer's show that happened this past weekend. It's great to see all the new bikes up close and in person.

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February 28, 2020 1 tags (show)

Shop Visit: Black Widow Custom Paint

Shop Visit: Black Widow Custom Paint

Amanda Brisebois, also known as Black Widow Custom Paint, is no stranger to Ontario's motorcycle community. Over the years she has painted many of Town Moto's friends and staff members' motorcycle parts, and I was stoked to finally check out her studio in Guelph last week.

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February 07, 2020 1 tags (show)

2001 Kawasaki W650 | February 2020 Window Bike

2001 Kawasaki W650 | February 2020 Window Bike

You may have seen this 2001 Kawasaki W650 around Town Moto and in our photos for awhile. It is my wife Alex's bike. She's had it for around 5 or 6 years and we customized it along the way. 

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January 31, 2020 1 tags (show)

Town Moto 2019 Window Bikes Recap

Town Moto 2019 Window Bikes Recap

2019 was another great year with some really amazing motorcycles gracing our front window. Keep scrolling to check them all out and to learn more check out their individual blog posts!

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January 23, 2020 1 tags (show)

HOT ROD CUSTOM SHOW YOKOHAMA TOWN MOTO

Mooneyes Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show 2019

Check out this blogpost for some our favourite bikes from this year's Mooneyes Yokohama Hot Rod Custom Show!

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January 09, 2020 1 tags (show)

1981 Benelli 250 Quattro | January 2020 Window Bike

1981 Benelli 250 Quattro | January 2020 Window Bike

Our window bike this January is a 1981 Benelli 250 Quattro from the collection of our generous friend Steve Troupe. I saw this little beauty earlier this year while dropping off his Laverda we had in the window and knew we'd need to put it in the window sooner or later.

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January 01, 2020 1 tags (show)

1985 Honda XR80R | December 2019 Window Bike

1985 Honda XR80R | December 2019 Window Bike

Having a small bike in our window has become a December tradition at Town Moto. This year we have a sweet 1985 Honda XR80R that's been refurbed and is running sweet. It belongs to our pal and Slowcock Racing member Cody! 

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December 09, 2019 1 tags (show)

TOWN MOTO 2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

TOWN MOTO 2019 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

With the first bits of snow collecting on the ground it's time to start thinking about the riders on your nice list. Check out some of our gift ideas in our 2019 Holiday Gift Guide. If you need help deciding on the perfect gift and don't see anything in our guide please get in touch and we'll do out best to help you out!

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November 20, 2019 1 tags (show)

Winterizing Your Motorcycle: Don't get caught in the cold

Winterizing Your Motorcycle: Don't get caught in the cold

Check out this blog post for tips on how to get your bike ready for Winter storage. If you live somewhere that is warm all year long feel free to read along and laugh at our misfortune.

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November 15, 2019 1 tags (show)

1977 BMW R100S | November 2019 Window Bike

1977 BMW R100S | November 2019 Window Bike

November’s window bike is a 1977 BMW R100S, the successor to the iconic R90S.

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November 09, 2019 1 tags (show)

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. 

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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: Raising money for Jack.org

#TheMotoSocialCAMP 2019: Raising money for Jack.org

#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 show 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 1 tags (show)

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)