Backcountry Discovery Routes

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 [...]

Touratech Essential Accessories: Yamaha Tenere 700

As the CEO of Touratech USA and a founder of Backcountry Discovery Routes, Paul Guillien has ridden just about every adventure motorcycle out there. He's put a lot of miles on a lot of trails and roads so we sent him out to test the Tenere 700 on the WABDR and talk about some of [...]

Mike Lafferty Rides NEBDR on Touratech-Equipped KTM 790 Adventure R

8-time AMA Enduro Champion, Mike Lafferty, rode his Touratech-equipped KTM 790 Adventure R with Touratech-USA’s CEO, Paul Guillien, on the recent North East Backcountry Discovery Route.  The two had a great time riding together for 11 days crossing 7 states in the Northeast. This was Mike’s first multi-day adventure ride camping off-of-the-bike for an extended [...]

Riding Solo Part 3: Monument Valley Motorcycle Camping

This is the third of 25 amazing episodes of Riding Solo presented by Touratech USA! It’s a video series about motorcycling alone in the USA backcountry by Sterling Noren for the Motorcycle Travel Channel  Part 3: Riding from Big Lake, Arizona through Monument Valley. Looking for a good place to camp out in the desert.  Riding Solo [...]

Riding Solo – Episode One: Leaving home in Arizona

This is the first of 25 amazing episodes of Riding Solo presented by Touratech USA! Leaving home in Arizona on a 6,00 mile motorcycle ride. Riding Solo is a video series about motorcycling alone in the USA backcountry by Sterling Noren for the Motorcycle Travel Channel The videos were filmed during a 6,000 mile/30-day solo [...]

Video Series Preview: Riding Solo

Touratech is excited to present a new (25 episodes) video series for the Motorcycle Travel Channel on YouTube. It was created by Sterling Noren about motorcycling alone in the USA backcountry! The videos were filmed during an amazing 6,000 mile/30-day solo ride in the summer of 2020 in locations including Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado [...]

Taking the Lafferty Line

A quick story by Touratech-USA, CEO, Paul Guillien about his BMW F850GS ride on the North East BDR. Photos by Eli Woody We are riding an expert-only section somewhere in Maine, while filming the NEBDR documentary. This particular section is known to be very technical and challenging and is being considered for inclusion in the [...]

Registration is open for TT20

And just like that, 2020 is here and it's time to start turning the lease to the 2020 Touratech Rally in Plain, WA. June 25-28, 2020. Registration is open for the rally, which has become the largest ADV Rally in the USA! Get all the information you need, here!

Save the Date: Touratech’s Holiday Open House

It only happens once a year! The Touratech Holiday Open House. Saturday, December 7, 2019  10AM - 3PM Touratech USA Showroom 4021 Airport Way S Seattle, WA 98108 You are cordially invited to come you the Touratech USA annual Holiday Open House and Saturday Sale! We'll have a ton of stuff on sale and being [...]