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Town Moto x Flat Track Canada Flat Track School Day

Town Moto x Flat Track Canada Flat Track School Day

Early in May we had organized a school day with our friends Aaron & Katalin Hesmer who run Flat Track Canada and the Go Flat Track school. We invited our friends and customers to join us for a great day getting to see what the sport is actually like and try our hand at going fast and turning left.

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MOTOHAKONE - A BRIEF RETREAT TO JAPAN

Motohakone - A Brief Retreat to Japan

I was really fortunate to visit Japan again a couple of weeks ago. To make it all worthwhile, I rented a 2017 Honda CB1100RS and took off ripping around the mountains for three days. Though it was a rather short stay, it was probably the raddest thing I've experienced in awhile.

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The Race of Gentlemen 2016, Pismo Beach, CA

The Race of Gentlemen 2016, Pismo Beach, CA

The Race of Gentlemen or TROG as it's affectionately referred to is now a twice a year event organized by The Oiler's CC/MC celebrating America's racing heritage. In the Fall it's held at Pismo Beach, CA.

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November 02, 2016 2 tags (show)

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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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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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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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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January 30, 2016 1 tags (show)

#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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January 27, 2016 1 tags (show)

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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December 16, 2015 1 tags (show)

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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December 02, 2015 1 tags (show)

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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Two in the Bush - Three Deep

Two in the Bush - Three Deep

We were excited to finally be able to check out the Two in the Bush Bike Run after missing the first two years. Visit our blog for photos by Rémi Thériault from a great weekend of riding, camping and other shenanigans!

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Packing for Moto Camping

Packing for Moto Camping

There isn't much that beats riding out to the woods, swimming in lakes, building fires & just zoning out of your day-to-day with your buds. We try to get out of the city whenever we can - here are some ideas on what to bring when camping on your motorcycle!

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The MotoSocial's Headed to Ottawa!

The MotoSocial's Headed to Ottawa!

#TheMotoSocialToronto meet ups this year have been rad! Great turn outs, great people, awesome bikes & really cool hosts spots. We gotta say, there's nothing we'd rather be doing then hanging out with all of you the first Wednesday of every month.

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Come check out Flat Track Canada!

Come check out Flat Track Canada!

This weekend is the season opener for Flat Track Canada 2015 season. If you're in Southern Ontario there's no reason to miss this great day of racing!

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Costa Moto Part III

Costa Moto Part III

The Final re-cap of our 10 day moto adventure in Costa Rica. Here is our ride home from the Osa Peninsula to San Jose.

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Costa Moto Part II

Costa Moto Part II

The Osa Peninsula is known for being one of the most bio-diverse areas of the world so not only were we cheating winter & getting to ride in February on this trip, but we were getting to do it through some pretty gorgeous landscapes!

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Costa Moto - Part I

Costa Moto - Part I

Every winter a few of us try and beat the snow and cold with a week or so of warm weather and motorcycle riding. This year we chose Costa Rica, largely because an excellent bike rental company Wild Riders who made everything real easy for us!

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Costa Rica Bound - 2015

Costa Rica Bound - 2015

We're getting packed and ready for a little winter getaway to Costa Rica. Check out this post to see what we'll be up to out there and how we're gearing up/packing for a ten day trip with what we can fit on the back of our rental bikes.

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Townmoto Throwback Contest - 2015

Townmoto Throwback Contest - 2015

Thanks so much to everyone that participated in our Town Moto Throwback contest! I gotta say, having these pictures come in all week was a real highlight for us here in cold, wintery Toronto.

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January 10, 2015 1 tags (show)

LA - Barstow to Vegas Enduro Ride

LA - Barstow to Vegas Enduro Ride

Shop buddy Brett Beadle (out in Vancouver, BC) recently did the LA - Barstow to Vegas Enduro Ride for the first time with a few buddies

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West Coastin' - Part 5

West Coastin' - Part 5

A real testament to how friendly people can be when you are traveling on a motorcycle, was when we found out about highway 12. Read on hear about the last leg of the trip Torrey to Las Vegas!

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November 23, 2014 1 tags (show)

West Coastin' - Part 4

West Coastin' - Part 4

As we passed through the red landscape that surrounds this part of Arizona and leads into Utah we had no idea what was in store for us. Click to read part IV of Marika and Liam's trip out West.

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November 18, 2014 1 tags (show)

West Coastin' - Part 3

West Coastin' - Part 3

The legendary Route 66 has been featured in so many great American road films, for that reason alone we were pretty excited to ride through the landscape that was the backdrop for Easy Rider.

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November 14, 2014 1 tags (show)