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Tour guide and author, Dave McKay lead a group of 25 participants around the Olympic Peninsula following his Olympic Loop GPS tour. Dave publishes a guide book with GPS tracks each year for the dual sport route.

Check out the GripTwister's Olympic Loop Photo Gallery

Touratech sponsored Greg Tracy blasted up the 2009 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb to take the win in the 1200cc class onboard his Touratech equipped BMW HP2. Greg handily beat the competition covering the 12.42 mile course in 12:29 with an average speed of 59.7 MPH. First run in 1916, Pikes Peak is the second oldest motorsports race in the US, behind the Indy 500.

Starting on Wednesday morning August 16, 2000 Tom Myers and Zander Nosler, (both from Seattle WA) rode the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route. The route took five nights and turned out to be 950+ miles.