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.
Helge Pedersen, Founder of GlobeRiders Motorcycle Adventures, author of 10 Years on 2 Wheels and renowned ADV motorcyclist, is preparing to ride from Seattle to Tierra del Fuego. Ahead of his expedition, we sat down with Helge to talk about his bike, some of the accessories he installed and his 15,000 km trip to Tierra del Fuego.
A few weeks ago, Tom Myers, Paul Guillien and Matt Willson from Touratech-USA travelled to Cologne, Germany for the 2012 INTERMOT motorcycle show.
BMW Motorrad unveiled the highly anticipated replacement for their ever popular R1200GS at the INTERMOT motorcycle show in Cologne, Germany earlier today. The 2013 model, powered by a 125 hp, 1,170 cc water-cooled four stroke flat twin engine, comes equipped with ABS and Dynamic ESA. Follow the link for additional images and information.
Now available in both silver and black, Touratech’s crash bars, upper crash bar extensions and skid plate for the BMW R1200GS are made from stainless steel and lightweight aluminum, and offer the ultimate in engine protection.
Heading home to Eagle, Colorado, Court Butler of Butler Motorcycle Maps stopped by our Seattle showroom the other day with his wife, Tammy, and their well traveled BMW Motorrad R1200GS.
Motorcyclists and documentary filmmakers Joe Lloyd, Flora Lloyd, and Andre Corpuz venture out to explore the unpaved roads of the United States. Joined by a team of adventure riders, this 1200 mile journey takes them through the four deserts of Southern California.
Helge Pedersen, president of GlobeRiders and world reknowned motorcycle adventurer, just completed an expedition from Cape Town to Cairo. Before returning to his home in Seattle, Helge was kind enough to send us an update highlighting his journey.
Last month, Touratech-USA and Rawhyde Adventures hosted their third annual Pacific Northwest Adventure Rally near Leavenworth, WA. The event, which saw more than 200 likemidned motorcyclists in attendance, included guided rides, camping and plenty of time spent around a campfire.
Our friends Joe Lloyd and Bob Berglund spent Sunday testing their sand riding skills!