As with many great stories, this one starts with two guys chatting over a pint of beer one evening. They are talking about their shared passion for motorcycles when they stumble upon an idea to create a route from Oregon to Canada through the Washington backcountry. This idea gains momentum when its awarded the 2010 Overland Flag for best proposal for an expedition.
This weekend, the Puget Sound Enduro Riders and Touratech-USA hosted the 2011 Shelton Valley Adventure & Dual-Sport Ride in Shelton, WA.
Attention Collectors - This extremely rare Touratech TB 652 Oryx Enduro is one of only two known to exist in the United States. This bike was built; starting with a 2002 BMW F 650 GS Dakar, with 492 miles. Almost every part of the F650GS was removed except for the engine, frame, and swingarm. Then the $12,000 Touratech TB 652 Oryx Enduro Kit
was added. This motorcycle is basically an $8,000 bike with a $12,000 kit on it! The bike is 50 lbs lighter, has HID lighting, and TOP shelf suspension components.
The much anticipated 2012 Jonah Street Dakar Rally shirts are finally here and will be shipping out over the next couple of days.
BMW has developed a more off-road oriented version of their popular single-cylinder G650GS, the G650GS Sertao.
During their recent visit to Touratech-USA headquarters, Grant and Susan Johnson of Horizons Unlimited talked to us about their new Road Heroes DVD Series.
Hosted by our friends at RawHyde Adventures, this year's Adventure Rider Challenge was held in one of the most beautiful (and challenging) locations in North America, Moab, Utah.
Tom Myers and Paul Guillien, President and General Manager of Touratech-USA, returned to Seattle this week following the completion of a 1000 mile off-road motorcycle journey across the state of Utah.
Helge Pedersen, famed adventure rider and author of "10 Years on 2 Wheels," took some time during GlobeRiders' recent 'Africa Adventure,' to film a handful of informative 'Tips from the Road.' In this installment, Helge gives us some tips on fuel consumption and conservation.
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