Lisa’s hacking cold wasn’t going to stop her enjoying what we are here to see. The Perito Moreno Glacier and so by 10:00am we’d climbed back into our layers of riding gear, somehow managed to do up the strained buckles on our boots and were waddling downstairs and out to the bikes.
Today, Touratech releases a video like no other in the adventure motorcycle market. The Zega Mundo video happens in less than two minutes, mixing a driving beat, twisting roads, mud, gravel, rushing water, epic backdrops and two adventure motorcycles roaring through the woods… and the soundtrack is performed entirely on Touratech Zega Mundo Panniers.
It can be rough for a little motorcycle in the big city. It's an asphalt jungle clogged full of homicidal taxi drivers, smart phone blinded pedestrians, smugly suicidal bicyclists, and terrified tourists.
On Friday afternoon, Seattle's Joe Kinsella rode his cool new flat-black Super Tenere to the Touratech-USA headquarters and picked up his Aventuro Carbon helmet.
Today Touratech-USA proudly announces that Konflict Motorsports & Suspension is the first Official Touratech Suspension Service Center in the USA.
Back on the road, we were able to take advantage of the newly completed Ruta del Sol on the way to Bogota. It was nice to able to actually ride at highway speeds for much of the time again, something we haven’t been able to do much of since arriving in Colombia due to heavy traffic.
The Backcountry Discovery Routes team was on the road again – this time in Idaho. As with previous projects, the aim was to unlock the potential of a US state for adventure bike riders. The result was a fully documented route across some of the most beautiful off-road sections of the Rocky Mountains.
Touratech introduces the new BLACK, Long Expedition Skid Plate. It’s the same standard-setting safeguard for your undercarriage but in a sleek, subtle shade that matches the OEM black of the engine.
This story is more 'On Any Sunday' than the tale that Jack London told, but it’s still a solid reminder to be prepared.
On our way to Bogota, we had probably our strangest tourist experience so far in the trip. A little bit West of Puerto Triumpho, way off the road in the hills, is Pablo Escobar's old estate Hacienda Napoles.