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.
Tioma and Aliona are aspiring filmmakers and adventure motorcyclists who have been travelling the world aboard their BMW R1200GS for the last few months. Having ridden from New York to San Francisco and then to Washington for the 2013 Touratech Rally, Tioma and Aliona are currently planning how they can continue their journey into South America.
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.
Touratech's Upper Crash Bars for the new water-cooled BMW R1200GS are now in stock at Touratech-USA!
A little more than a year ago, Issa and Nita Breibish left their hometown Calgary in Canada with a BMW F650GS and R1200GS in order to discover something new. After more than 40,000 km they made a pit stop at Touratech in Niedereschach to equip their bikes with new shock absorbers and fork springs.
Last April, our friends at Aether Apparel embarked on a motorcycle trip through the Rockies, from Telluride to Jackson Hole, riding some of the first open roads and skiing some of the last snow of the season.
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.
Because Father's Day is right around the corner (Sunday, June 16th), we've decided to highlight a few of our favorite ADV accessories that we're sure the father, grandfather or husband in your life would love to get his hands on. Follow the link to see what's on our list.
There's no doubt that BMW's new water-cooled R1200GS is a capable adventure touring motorcycle. With 125hp, spoke wheels, dynamic suspension, cruise control and an assortment of other options, the new GS is everything we expected it to be, and then some. But there's always some room for improvement.