The Vancouver-based Motomethod shop is revolutionizing the way bikers repair and service their rides. This community-oriented repair shop encourages motorcyclists to work on their bikes and receive advice and support from the shop's staff and on-call mechanics at the same time.
Motomethod makes service bay areas available for bikers to rent, and each bay comes with tools and equipment for bike repair, customization and other activities. The shop also provides a parts-ordering service for items that are needed but not currently available. This new approach to motorcycle servicing aims to turn the traditional repair shop model into something that is more inclusive and educational, helping bikers work together while also teaching them about bike mechanics.
According to Simon Travers, the founder of Motomethod, "We have everything you need to do almost anything to your bike, from oil changes to full engine rebuilds... Some customers come in for the quick stuff ( oil change, brake pad change, tire change, tune up etc…), where as others come in to build bikes from scratch, rebuild their engines, and use the machine shop."