Meet Kimmo Lassila: Touratech Adventure Expert

Riders of big bikes have the ultimate resource available to them in the Touratech Adventure Experts. This team of pros can answer virtually any question you might have about adventure motorcycles. They ride them, they build them and they live and breath motorcycles. The fearless leader of the Touratech Adventure Experts is Kimmo Lasilla, V.P. of Sales and Customer Service. He’s been with Touratech for over 12 years and sets the tone for the team.

Bikes owned: 50cc moped, 50cc scooter, 1981 Suzuki GS850, 1996 BMW R1100GS, 2007 BMW G650Xchallenge, 1999 Yamaha TTR250, 2009 BMW F800GS
Years riding: about 20
Bikes in your garage: 2009 BMW F800GS
Countries ridden: 5; Finland, Germany, Switzerland, France, US
Favorite ride: Utah Backcountry Discovery Route
Favorite bike: 2016 Honda AfricaTwin?
Years at Touratech: 12

Tent nights last year: 12
Favorite Touratech item: ZegaPro Panniers
Favorite event: Touratech Rally West
Must have: Dreams!
States ridden: 6; WA, OR, CA, AZ, UT, ID
Years in industry: 12
First bike: Helkama Raisu 50cc moped (in Finland)
Biggest day (most miles): about 400
Longest ride: about 2500 from Phoenix, AZ to Seattle, WA via UTBDR