In the late eighties and early nineties the Africa Twin was the hallmark of the long-distance rally bike.
From the primitive, but effective ammo cans, to the sleek, modern, boxes of today that look like they belong at the space station, the pannier has always been as important to the adventure motorcycle traveller as dice are to Vegas.
Touratech knew the KTM 950SE needed a special shock that could match its brute strength.
How have you personalized your #Touratech Panniers? Are they covered in stickers or road rashes?
In 2008 Rintz climbed on his bike, affectionately named Marianne, and began the journey from his home in Germany. Over the next three years he had a truly amazing adventure.
I have always liked the concept of a mummy bag, but would normally end up waking up many times throughout the night tangled up in my sleeping bag.
The boy scout in me really enjoyed this part of the trip prep and planning process: Building a tool kit that would get both our bikes through four months on the road in South America.
The buzz about the Touratech Aventuro Carbon has been resonating throughout the adventure community and we've seen many inquiries from riders that want to get their hands on one.
In preparing for our trip to Mexico last March, Matt and I tried to set the rear sag on my 2007 BMW F650GS with a light load of luggage. Even with the shock preload turned all the way up, there was still too much sag.
What are the best options available to you when you’re ready to outfit your Boxer? What makes one crash-bar better then another? Do you really need a skid plate? Is it easy to put these important accessories on your bike? Let’s take a look.