Companero

The Art of Riding in the Rain 2

As I look outside and watch it rain sideways a week before the official end of summer I've realized that Fall has fallen. Touratech USA is based in Seattle, WA and you might have heard, it rains here.  I pinned down a few of our team members and got some tips, tricks and stories about [...]

How to Master Body Position

By Ron Lieback Mastering Body Position for ADV Motorcycle Riding Fundamentals. They’re the cornerstones for your two-wheel abilities, and without them, you’re going to struggle, be frustrated, and likely get a face full of dirt. Long story short, there is no substitute for excellent fundamentals and arguably the most important fundamental of all is body [...]

Mick McDonald on the Companero Riding Suit and Aventuro Mod Helmet

Mick McDonald, founder and owner of Compass Expeditions, has led his fair share of adventure motorcycle tours over the past ten years. He has covered more of this world than most on two wheels and knows a thing or two about the importance of comfort when it comes to staying safe on a bike in [...]

Out of the Box: Touratech 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 has updated this adventure motorcycle helmet and taken it to new levels with the Aventuro Carbon 2. The Aventuro Carbon 2's peak has a more streamlined shape with ports that manage the [...]

Almost five years on the road: Anna Grechishkina

Special to Touratech USA - By  Ivana Smilović Source: the Dubrovnik times Following your dreams is not always easy, but it’s really worth it! Ukrainian Anna Grechishkina is a living proof of that. She’s been on the road for almost five years (four years, nine months and 18 days), exploring the world on her motorcycle! And [...]

Touratech’s Open House is Going to be Epic!

The Touratech-USA Open House on December 9 from 10AM-2PM will not only serve free bbq from Raney's Bar & Grill until its all gone but it will feature (In-Store/In-Stock Only) savings on: Aventuro Carbon Helmets Aventuro MOD Helmets Continental TKC Tires Motorex Oils, Cleaners, & Chemicals MSR Camp Stoves MSR Tents MSR Cooking Equipment Therm-a-Rest [...]

Base Layers for Motorcyclists: Why Go Without Proper Underwear?

Would you leave home without wearing underwear? Exactly - we didn’t think so. Over the decade, this concept has evolved into not leaving for a ride without wearing motorcycle underwear, better known as base layers. Except for maybe a ride to the wine store or a quick jaunt to get out of the office, why [...]

Archambault’s Angle: Winterizing Your Riding Gear

Unless you are living somewhere southern and sunny, summer has faded, and fall never lasts long. Here in Seattle that brings months of gloomy, wet days. Odds are, after the summer your riding gear is not in great shape, even the Gore-Tex stuff. Jackets and Pants While I end up having to wash my Klim [...]

Touratech Companero World 2: A Riding Suit For All Seasons

Mick McDonald is the owner of motorcycle tour company Compass Expeditions and recently returned from leading their 19-day Australian Encompassed ride from the steamy port city of Darwin to the cold climates of Melbourne. Mick tried out the Touratech Companero World 2 “summer” riding suit on this ride and these are his thoughts. The Australian [...]