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Iain Glynn, Touratech-USA staff member and Chief Riding Officer is spending September 24 – 28 participating in the second annual Baja Rally. It, of course is being run in the heat of the rugged Baja, California region. He’s down there with a team of riders and technical supporters from the Seattle area. 


Day 3 of the GS Trophy consisted of nearly 200 km of off-road adventure. 150 km of scenic paved mountain passes with three special challenges. The day started early – with a 6am wake-up call – but yesterday's rain and mud soon became a distant memory as blue skies and warm sunshine greeted the early risers. 


This video shows the how easy it is to use Touratech’s latest anti-theft device. This locking mount is designed exclusively for Garmin’s new Zumo 590LM GPS. It gives riders the confidence to momentarily leave their bikes unattended, provides a tenacious grip on the device and absorbs damaging vibration.


British travel writer, Lois Pryce, rides her motorcycle 3000 miles around Iran. What she discovers might surprise you... 


The newest generation in the Garmin line of motorcycle-specific GPS units, the Zumo 590LM, incorporates many of the features we've grown to love in the Zumo series with a host of improvements. Touratech-USA has taken a look at this new navigation unit and came up with this list of 7 things you should know about the new Zumo 590LM.


Check out this trailer for Touratech's forthcoming film which highlights Herbert and Ramona Schwarz's month long adventure in Africa.


Follow the link for video highlights and stage results from the 2014 Dakar Rally!


The AZBDR is a 750-mile scenic ride across the state of Arizona, beginning at the Mexico border and finishing at the Utah border. The route consists of mostly remote dirt roads, that pass through iconic locations. Follow the link to learn more.


The team at Touratech-USA is loving the new water-cooled BMW R1200GS and has spent much of the year riding the new water-boxer, and helping people outfit their bikes for adventure. After numerous rides and rallies, we decided to put together this list of essential upgrades to help people prioritize the accessories they might be considering.

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