Backcountry Discovery Routes

BDR PA Wilds Released: Four sections Of ADV Happiness

By Ron Lieback The BDR-X PA Wilds Loop Packs BDR fun into a more manageable loop, taking advantage of the excellent ADV terrain Pennsylvania offers.  As much as we’d like to explore everything the Backcountry Discovery Routes offer, the reality is that most of us don’t have the time to pound out the miles of [...]

Dork in the Road: Touratech Rally West 2022 – Part 1

This year's 2022 Touratech Rally West was an amazing event filled with motorcycle demo rides, awesome new bikes like the Ducati Desert X, amazing presentations, a thrilling motorcycle challenge course, and of course four days of camping and hanging out with amazing people and riding in the beautiful mountainous surroundings of Plain, Washington. In part [...]

touratech rally west was awesome!

Last month in Plain, WA Touratech-USA hosted the largest adventure motorcycle rally in the USA. Touratech Rally West was our first time back to full speed since 2019 and the attendees were ready for a weekend of fun, sun and friends.     We were joined onsite by KTM, Harley-Davidson, Triumph, Ducati and Yamaha offering [...]

Finding the Perfect Moto Campsite: 8 Tips for Adventure Riders

By Ron Lieback Photos by Jon Beck Finding a campsite is easy. Finding the perfect campsite is another story. With these tips, we’ll tell you what to look for to find a comfortable, and safe, night’s sleep. At the end of a long day in the ADV saddle, there are few things better than settling [...]

Do I Really Need A Motorcycle-Specific GPS? vs. Your Phone

By Ron Lieback You may think your phone is all you need to get directions, but once you’re off-road, all bets are off. This is why you need a motorcycle-specific GPS. By now you know how powerful a tool your phone is for practically everything we do in our everyday lives. One of its most [...]

New Year, New You: 7 ADV Riding Resolutions for 2022

By Ron Lieback Hey adventure riders, looking for a list of resolutions that are specifically designed for you? Check out these seven and ride happier this year. New year, new you. Those words splatter about every communication channel possible throughout January, touting a refocus on health and fitness. Adventure motorcyclists deserve not so commonplace ideas—ideas [...]

Video: Companero rambler riding suit

Touratech’s Companero Riding Suits have been the “go to” all-weather riding suits for adventure riders for years. With their combination of durability and versatility they make it possible to be protected and comfortable under any conditions. Now Touratech has partnered with industry apparel leaders REV’IT to introduce the Companero Rambler. A suit with superior ventilation [...]

new product alert: Companero Rambler riding suit

We announced the eminent arrival of the Touratech and Rev'It Adventure riding suit in the summer of 2020. It's taking awhile, but the purpose-built, Companero Rambler is finally available in the USA and we couldn't be more excited!  It combines the highest levels of armor protection and GORE-TEX ProShell water-proof comfort while keeping you cool with [...]

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 [...]

Wyoming Backcountry Discovery Route, scheduled for release in January of 2022

The adventure motorcycling non-profit Backcountry Discovery Routes (BDR) announces plans for the next project, the Wyoming Backcountry Discovery Route, scheduled for release in January of 2022.   The WYBDR will be the 11th adventure motorcycle route developed by the organization. The route will cross the state of Wyoming on primitive dirt roads exploring one of [...]