While in Peru, Willson and his wife, Brayde stopped at the Touratech-Peru shop to do some work on their bikes and they ran into a couple of guys from Holland, Jeri Lubbers and Dagowin Hettich. They were on a couple of ancient Africa Twins and were in the midst of a motorcycle odyssey of their own.
Last weekend over 500 riders descended upon the tiny town of Plain, WA for the 2015 Touratech Rally. This was the fifth year of the rally and what started as an informal gathering of adventure motorcycle enthusiasts has turned into the largest adventure rally on the West Coast.
Earlier this month Touratech-USA CEO Paul Guillien and BMW Owners News Editor, Bill Wiegand traveled to Touratech Spain, borrowed a couple of bikes and rode through Europe to the 2015 Touratech Travel Event in Niederashsch, Germany. It's the largest gathering of adventure motorcycle enthusiasts. This is a taste of the event.
A large group of riders (the leaders and sweep riders for the group rides) camped in the mountains to pre-run and proof these routes. We needed to confirm that the routes work and that they concur with the difficulty ratings applied.
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Each week, adventure touring pioneer, author and photographer Helge Pedersen provides Touratech with a classic shot from one his adventures with Globeriders. This is Helge's photo of the week!
We would like to let you know of a road detour due to construction in the area of the Touratech Rally West. Coming from Stevens Pass only, there is a bridge closure June 1st to July 1st. You will need to follow the detour signs. This will add approximately 11 miles to your ride.
Last weekend, riders from the Northwest and beyond descended upon Touratech-USA for our summer open house!
The Touratech Rally (West) is now less than a month away. For a small cadre of Touratech-USA staff and volunteers the riding started weeks ago, before the long Memorial Day weekend.
The brand new KTM 1290 Super Adventure has finally hit American soil and Scott Davis of Kenai, Alaska traveled all the way to Gresham, Oregon to pick his up!