After browsing through an abundance of information regarding BMW Motorrad's new 2014 R1200GS Adventure motorcycle, we found six features we're really excited to see will be incorporated in the new Adventure model. Follow the link to learn more.
Touratech has set a new standard for engine protection with their new line of Expedition Skid Plates. Built to withstand the rigors of a serious expedition or a wild weekend ride, Touratech’s Expedition Skid Plate features a stainless steel sub-mount, 4mm thick aluminum construction and replaceable polyamide nylon sliders.
Our friends over at Compass Expeditions - an international touring company - offer some of the most unique motorcycle touring experiences out there. Follow the link to learn more about their offerings.
In late July, our friends Nita and Issa from We Love MotoGeo stopped by Touratech in Niedereschach, Germany to upgrade the stock suspension on both their bikes; a BMW R1200GS and an F650GS Twin. Follow the link and read their first impressions of their new Touratech Suspension.
Follow the link to read our latest 'ADV Interview' with Terry and Sandy Borden from the Adventure Trio.
This past June, Touratech-USA hosted its fourth annual rally near the sleepy town of Plain, Washington. Like the three years prior, the 2013 Touratech Rally provided participants with an opportunity to ride a variety of roads and trails throughout Washington's beautiful backcountry, as well as learn more about adventure motorcycling.
This review was written in Spanish. Click HERE for the English edition.
Hank Arriazola en un mecánico independiente de motocicletas de Dilley, Texas, que se especializa en preparar motocicletas para turismo de aventura. Hank viaja extensivamente por México, Centro y Sudamérica en su BMW R1100GS modelo 1995 cuyo odómetro marca más de 770,000 kilómetros. Conocido por muchos como Motohank, el Sr. Arriazola es también un fotógrafo excepcional y un experimentado guía. Con la presentación de la Suspensión Touratech, la primera suspensión fabricada espesíficamente para las motocicletas de turismo de aventura, nos alegró saber que Hank pudo probar un juego de nuestros amortiguadores en un reciente viaje a Real de Catorce en San Luis Potosí, México.
Touratech-USA’s Chief Riding Officer, Iain Glynn, compares two BMW boxers: His well-used 2005 R1200GS and the new 2013 water-cooled R1200GS.
The team at Touratech-USA is loving the new water-cooled R1200GS and has spent much of the summer riding the new water-boxer, and helping people outfit their bikes for adventure. After an assortment of adventures, the company has put together this list of essential upgrades to help people prioritize the accessories they might be considering.
With the release of Touratech Suspension, the world's first purpose-built suspension for adventure touring motorcycles, we were happy to hear that MotoHank was able to test a new set of shocks during his recent ride to Real de Catorce. Follow the link to hear what Hank had to say about his new suspension.