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Touratech is celebrating the arrival of Yamaha's new Super Ténéré XT1200Z by building a project bike. We've added ergonomic upgrades, bolted on the essential protection items and given it luggage solutions that enable the bike to hit the road for extended travel. 


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.

Touratech-USA has expanded its line of throttle-lock style cruise control devices. We've tried them all and continue to find that Kaoko manufactures the highest quality and easiest to use throttle lock on the market.

The Touratech catalog is well known to motorcycle adventurers for its mix of photo essays and inspirational stories from travelers around the globe, as well as showcasing thousands of products for motorcycle touring and adventure.

When we started taking photos of the motorcycles parked in front of our Seattle office, we never thought it would become such a popular addition to our Facebook page. Here are just a few of the motorcycles that were parked out front of Touratech-USA in 2011.


At Touratech USA our mission is to provide you with a complete line of essential accessories and gear for Adventure motorcycle travel. This is especially true with Yamaha's XT1200Z Super Tenere.

With Christmas quickly approaching, we thought we'd put together a list of things we're certain you'd like to find underneath your Christmas tree or in your stocking!

Yamaha has finally started delivering their highly anticipated Super Tenere XT1200Z and Touratech now has crash bars available for the latest addition to the adventure motorcycle market.

It read 10,093 kilometres to fly and an estimated 11 hours and 55 minutes time in which to cover this distance. The map on the television monitor aboard Aerolineas Argentinas 747-400 told us all the information we needed to know. The flight from Gatwick to Madrid had been uneventful and we hoped the long leg to Buenos Aires would be smooth and quick.
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