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This step by step tutorial will show how to connect a Touratech locking mount onto your Harley Davidson, using the Harley Davidson Road Tech bar mount or Road Tech fairing mount kits. This article will also cover installation of the GPS power cradle into the Touratech locking mount.


Navigating with a GPS unit allows you to explore with confidence on your adventure motorcycle. The GPS experts at Touratech-USA have a few things they suggest you consider when selecting a GPS solution. Follow the link to learn more.


Get the most out of your suspension upgrade by making adjustments to improve the quality of your ride. Here are a few tips for how to adjust your Touratech Suspension shocks.


Most motorcycle suspension is set up for a rider weighing 170lbs with a helmet and riding gear and carrying a maximum of 15lbs of luggage.  If you exceed those numbers or are installing a new aftermarket shock, it’s a good idea to check the sag on your suspension.


This step by step tutorial shows how to easily wire a Garmin Montana GPS unit to your BMW R1200GS water boxer (2013-on) by removing the appropriate body panels, and running the wires to the battery for power.  While the instructions picture a Garmin Montana GPS unit being installed, the methods can be applied to just about any GPS wiring kit.


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.