African nations are often only known for their violence, power struggles and corrupt governments. However, there is a more positive side to South Africa and its neighbors to the northeast. There is genuine human warmth experienced daily, and for the most part you could easily be forgiven for thinking you are in a scene from a National Geographic documentary.
We get to know our group a little better over breakfast this morning, then take off for the first step of the trip: crossing the border into Mexico. Luckily for us, Juan and Alfonso are old hands at this process, and after waiting through a couple different lines, we’re all set.
Today, we arrive in Douglas, Arizona to kick off our adventure through Mexico with our friends at MotoDiscovery.
Touratech recently outfitted the crew at Compass Expeditions. Following a recent ride to the Moreno Glacier in Argentina, Mick McDonald was able to provide some feedback regarding the Touratech accessories installed on his BMW F700GS.
Last year Garmin announced the latest of their "On the Trail" GPS receivers. It's quite a departure from their previous handheld GPS's because it utilizes an Android operating system. Here are just eight of the reasons we're excited about Garmin's Monterra GPS receiver.
Touratech-USA’s General Manager, Paul Guillien, and Chief Riding Officer, Iain Glynn, compare two BMW boxers: The 2011 oil-cooled R1200GS and the new 2013 water-cooled R1200GS.
Hosted by local BMW dealerships and sponsored by Touratech, Rene Cormier shares stories of life on the road during his long, low-budget trip around the world on his 2003 BMW F650GS Dakar.
Chris Morgan's Touratech equipped 2014 water-cooled BMW Motorrad R1200GS Adventure.
Curious what a fully outfitted adventure motorcycle weighs? We wondered the same thing and have since strapped a variety of ADV motorcycles to the digital scale here at our shop in Seattle.
Husqvarna's TR650 Terra is based on the famously reliable and efficient BMW 650cc single cylinder motor, but makes more power, is lighter, and has much better suspension than the comparable BMW F650GS Dakar or G650GS Sertao. This bike is perfect for the Backcountry Discovery Routes!