Renowned photo journalist and adventure motorcyclists, Ramona Schwarz, recently returned from a 1,500 mile motorcycle expedition to Madagascar where she tested Touratech’s new line of accessories for the Husqvarna TR650 Terra.
We asked our 'Chief Riding Officer,' Iain Glynn, for a few tire repair recommendations ahead of a weekend ride a few months ago. Among the things he suggested were a proper pair of tire irons, an electric pump and a digital tire pressure gauge. Follow the link and take a look at all of the items Iain suggested we carry to make sure we stayed fully inflated.
Since the first edition was released in 1995, Touratech's catalog has evolved from a 12-page pamphlet to become the premiere source of aftermarket accessories for adventure-touring motorcycles. In addition to ride reports and images from numerous expeditions, the 2013 catalog includes the latest accessories for nearly every ADV motorcycle.
Touratech-USA recently acquired a new Husqvarna TR650 Terra and has since added a handful of ADV accessories, including a quick-release stainless steel headlight guard, large sidestand foot, hand guards and an aluminum rear luggage rack extension. Click HERE to see more Touratech accessories available for Husqvarna's new dual-sport, and be sure to stay tuned for our complete Bike Build blog!
Sample Packing Checklist for all of the Backcountry Discovery Routes - We know it can be tough to remember all the items to bring on a backcountry adventure, so we've put together this sample packing list to help you prepare for your BDR trip.
Shortly after the liquid-cooled GS was unveiled, we spoke with a few of the key people on the development team to learn more about the character of BMW’s latest GS motorcycle, and have since put together this list highlighting the twelve reasons we’re excited about this bike.
Touratech is excited to introduce the world's first shock absorber built specifically for long-distance touring with a fully-loaded adventure motorcycle. Right out of the box, Touratech’s Extreme Shock has the strength, features, and adjustments to go the distance, even while hauling luggage.
Touratech-USA spent last weekend at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center for the 2013 New York International Motorcycle Show. In addition to all of the ADV accessories we had on display, showgoers were able to get a first hand look at our new line of suspension; the world's first suspension purpose-built for adventure motorcycles.
Having just returned from a ten day off-road expedition across the state of Colorado, Touratech-USA’s General Manager, Paul Guillien, reviews the ten essential Touratech accessories for the Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z. These are parts Paul feels are necessary for anyone interested in riding their Super Tenere off-road, or on an extended adventure touring trip.
Since leaving Seattle on December 26th, Helge Pedersen has logged more than 3,000 miles on his R1200GS Adventure en route to Tierra del Fuego. Having installed Touratech's new Extreme Shock on the back of his BMW, Helge was able to evaluate his new suspension setup and has since sent us an update after riding a wide variety of terrain.