This past June, Touratech-USA hosted its fourth annual rally near the sleepy town of Plain, Washington. Like the three years prior, the 2013 Touratech Rally provided participants with an opportunity to ride a variety of roads and trails throughout Washington's beautiful backcountry, as well as learn more about adventure motorcycling.
A little more than a year ago, Issa and Nita Breibish left their hometown Calgary in Canada with a BMW F650GS and R1200GS in order to discover something new. After more than 40,000 km they made a pit stop at Touratech in Niedereschach to equip their bikes with new shock absorbers and fork springs.
When a new adventure motorcycle hits the market, Touratech wastes no time getting the bike out for an extended ride to learn about the bike. So when BMW unveiled their new F800GS Adventure, an expedition-ready variation of their popular F800GS, we took a pair of the new machines out for a 10-day tour of Greece.
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.
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.
Paul Guillien, Touratech-USA’s General Manager, shares his thoughts on BMW Motorrad’s updated mid-weight adventure motorcycle, the 2013 F800GS.
After more than 700 miles of off-road riding across the state of Colorado, Touratech has released a video highlighting the versatility of Yamaha’s new Super Tenere XT1200Z.
Helge Pedersen, president of GlobeRiders and world reknowned motorcycle adventurer, just completed an expedition from Cape Town to Cairo. Before returning to his home in Seattle, Helge was kind enough to send us an update highlighting his journey.
Our friends Joe Lloyd and Bob Berglund spent Sunday testing their sand riding skills!