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The Backcountry Discovery Routes team was on the road again – this time in Idaho. As with previous projects, the aim was to unlock the potential of a US state for adventure bike riders. The result was a fully documented route across some of the most beautiful off-road sections of the Rocky Mountains. 

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Continental has just completed their hat-trick of Adventure bike tires with the release of the TKC 70. In doing so they may have developed the perfect replacement tire for the Heidenau K60 Scout.

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Touratech employee Eric Archambault has been ridng in the Klim Badlands Pro suit for nearly two years and shares his experiences in this long term review. Eric's writing is a wealth of information for anyone considering a new riding suit.

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With the 2014 Touratech Rally right around the corner (June 26-29), we decided to put together this collection of Essential Accessories we think anyone attending this year's rally may want or need. 

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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.

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In late March, the Backcountry Discovery Routes organization held its first fundraiser event called the Wickenburg Desert Ride. Operating out of a private oasis in the desert known as the Boyd Ranch, participants were treated to three meals a day from the chuck wagon and guided rides in some of Arizona’s best backcountry terrain.

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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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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.

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Check out this trailer for the latest Backcountry Discovery Routes documentary, produced by Noren Films, highlighting the newly established Arizona Backcountry Discovery Route.

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With the holidays right around the corner, we decided to put together a 'Winter Wishlist,' highlighting a handful of the ADV items and accessories we're excited about this season. Follow the link and take a look.

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