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GTA February Events

February Motorcycle Events in Toronto / the GTA Despite it being a short, and full-on winter month, there's a load of awesome events coming up for the Moto Community in the GTA! Feb 17th Shop Closes at 5 pm for a Workshop with the Lita's Toronto  If you're a lady into riding, you should definitely check these girls out!    Feb 17-19 The Toronto Motorcycle Show The spring is coming! We know it because we're working our way through the Motorcycle Show's around the GTA. Go and check out all the cool new rides and gear!    Feb 18 Lids and Lithium Check out an amazing Moto Art show and all around great night with the Lids and Lithium crew. Brought to...

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The Best Bike Movies for When You're Missing Your Bike

If we're not all already losing our minds and trying our hardest not to think about riding, then you might want to spend the rest of he holidays watching some stand-up and wheelie bike flix.  Our top ten Motorcycle Movies, in no particular order are   Easy Rider A classic about two guys on the path to freedom.    Greasy Hands Preachers A movie about people making it work.   Eat The Peach Go Broke, build a wall of death, grow some tomatoes.    Mad Max (1979)  The HA ain't got nothing on these guys.   Great Escape Stevie does the big one.   On Any Sunday A story about what used to go on on Sundays, man.    Akira...

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MRBC's First Swap and Season Closer BBQ

MRBC is hosting its first Annual Swap meet and Season Closer BBQ   Saturday, October 29th 10am-4pm We will be offering up the space for people to sell anything from 1 item to one-ton worth of items. See details below! The swap will start at 10 am BBQ at 12 noon Free to Attend, Everyone is welcome RSVP     TO SELL... Up to a dozen items: We will be accepting items for a community table at the sale. Drop off your pieces during regular shop time before the 29th to be inventoried and priced. We'll sell them for you on commission so you can focus more on the hot dogs and less on the deals.  Over a dozen items Shoot us an...

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How to do an Oil Change

   An oil change is the most basic and probably the most frequent of any motorcycle maintenance that you’d need to do. Check your manual for how frequently you should be doing them. A good rule of thumb is once a season. But if you’re riding a lot you may need to do them more often. Gather the necessary tools, and just remember you get bonus point for not spilling oil all. Over. The. Goddamn. Place.   OIL CHANGE Oil changes should be done on a warm engine.   Make sure the bike is upright, place it on it’s centre stand or a bike jack/lift   Before starting anything, make sure you can get your oil plug out. Especially if working on...

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How To Clean Your Carbs

 How to Clean your Carburetors   Your carbs are responsible for keeping the appropriate fuel to air mixture. The ideal ratio is 14.7 parts air to 1 part fuel. Sounds specific? Good that should give you an idea of how fiddly it can be to work on carbs. That said, getting them in and out is usually the hardest part, the rest is just a bit of trial and error.    You will need A gasket for your float bowl JIS screwdrivers Standard hand tools Carb cleaning process of choice Elbow grease New jets, needles etc. if you have changed any of the other components on your bike like air filters or exhaust. Pen and Paper to for adjustment notes...

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