Author: Matt Lewis

New Color Schemes for the Aventuro Carbon 2!

The Aventuro Carbon set new standards for light-weight comfort, cooling airflow and a fighter-jet shaped peak that cleanly cuts through the wind.  Touratech updated this adventure motorcycle helmet and taken it to new levels with the Aventuro Carbon 2 and this spring we're introducing fresh new color schemes! The Aventuro Carbon 2's peak has a [...]

Software Update for Garmin Zumo XT

The Garmin Zumo series of the GPS units has been the industry leader for motorcycle GPS units for almost two decades. When Garmin released the Zumo XT in 2020 it really raised the bar for what a motorcycle GPS should be. Featuring a massive high resolution 5.5” screen, new levels of smartphone integration, and the [...]

Tips for a Bear Encounter

Camping on two-wheels is amazing and an adventure motorcycle can take you places that no one else can go. When you ride out to a remote area, remember you're just a guest. The National Park Service recently provided this terrific guide to the do's and don't of a bear encounter a bear when off of [...]

Save $100 on Zumo XT/Touratech Locking Mount Package for a Limited time

JUNE 6th - 20th, 2021 - SAVE $100 The Garmin Zumo XT Motorcycle Navigator is the best GPS unit for any adventure or street touring motorcycle. Its durability combined with the many advanced features makes this the perfect GPS unit for long-distance riding, or around the world travel. - It has the largest and brightest [...]

new product alert: TOURATECH TFT ANTI-THEFT GUARD

Don't let your $1700+ TFT display be stolen. Protect it with this TFT guard from Touratech. Did you know your TFT display is secured with only three weak retaining rings? One strong pull and the entire TFT unit is gone. Available in an anodized aluminum finish. This guard will eliminate the possibility of a thief stealing [...]

Companero: A Love Story

Eight years ago, I did a lot of research into finding the “perfect” riding suit.  I was looking for a suit that had a high level of protection, looked good, fit well and something that was going to keep me cool in hot weather and warm and dry when the weather gods wanted to put [...]

ADV Moto Magazine Install: Touratech Suspension Upgrade for Yamaha Tenere 700

Our friends at ADV Moto Magazine did a really comprehensive install video for the Touratech Explore HP Shock and the Progressive Fork Spring Kit for the Yamaha Tenere 700. Below are their notes. Enjoy the video! Yamaha's Tenere 700 is a smash hit but heavier and more aggressive riders feel it's necessary is to improve [...]

installation: Defensa Handguards – BMW R1250GS/GSA

This video will walk you through the installation of your Touratech Defensa Handguards. Touratech DEFENSA Handguards are engineered tough with a forged aluminum exoskeleton structure and integrated plastic shields designed to provide durable protection for riders and levers. High-strength aircraft-grade aluminum is forged for strength and maximum impact resistance while having a modern angular design [...]

Installation: Final Drive Guard R1250GS/R1200 Gs/gsa Water-Cooled

This short video will help you addd your Touratech Final Drive Guard to your R1250GS or R1200GS/GSA Water-Cooled. BMW R1250GS or R1200GS Water Cooled Final Drive Guard - The final drive on your R1250GS or R1200GS is what puts all that power and torque from the water-cooled boxer engine to the ground. Give it some [...]

New Product: Touratech Defensa Handguards

Motorcycle handguards are taken for granted by the majority of riders…Until you find yourself in a situation where a simple upgrade would have saved your hands or levers. Whether it’s a drop, a fall, an errant piece of freeway or low hanging branches, handguards play an important role. Using the same engineering techniques that are [...]