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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.

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Since leaving Seattle at the end of December, Helge Pedersen has logged more than 15,000 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 sent us this update after returning home.

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Matt and Iain of Touratech-USA recently upgraded the worn-out stock shocks on their 2005 and 2006 BMW R1200GS's and have since created this handy "How-To" guide for installing new suspension on the R1200GS or Adventure.

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Touratech CEO and reknowned adventure rider, Herbert Schwarz, recently returned from a 1,500-mile motorcycle expedition to Madagascar where he tested Touratech’s line of accessories for BMW’s new water-cooled R1200GS.

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Since leaving Seattle, Helge Pedersen has logged more than 6,000 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 another update.

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Renowned photo journalist and adventure motorcyclists, Ramona Schwarz, recently returned from a 1,500 mile motorcycle expedition to Madagascar where she tested Touratech’s new line of accessories for the Husqvarna TR650 Terra.

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We asked our 'Chief Riding Officer,' Iain Glynn, for a few tire repair recommendations ahead of a weekend ride a few months ago. Among the things he suggested were a proper pair of tire irons, an electric pump and a digital tire pressure gauge. Follow the link and take a look at all of the items Iain suggested we carry to make sure we stayed fully inflated.

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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.

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We asked GlobeRiders guide and reknowned GPS expert, Dan Townsley, to give us ten reasons why he chose the Garmin Montana GPS system as opposed to others. Follow the link to find out why.

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The Zumo Sun Shade from Touratech is our solution to that unwanted glare on the screen of your Garmin Zumo 660 or Zumo 665 GPS while riding in direct sunlight.
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