Tips

ADV Riding Without A Quality Skid Plate Causes Pain: Here’s Why

By Ron Lieback Bashes happen. It’s all part of the ride. Here’s why you should make a skid plate a necessary upgrade to your ADV ride—a first upgrade hopefully. Your Adventure bike’s most vulnerable section resides at the gut of the engine. For ADV riders, this gut often gets kicked with rocks, stumps, and those [...]

Winter ADV Riding Tips That Will Resolve the Fear

Sick of missing out on adventure riding during the winter? Check out these mindset/bike tips and riding techniques that will keep you safe and smiling. By Ron Lieback For some, the fear of winter riding equates to taking a big-ole BMW GS or any large displacement motorcycle off-road for the first time. The thought of [...]

DORK IN THE ROAD AT THE TOURATECH RALLY – PART 4

At this year’s West Coast Touratech Rally we welcomed the Dork in the Road. You might have seen his adventure riding videos on youtube. He did a popular presentation at the event and is posting video’s following his experiences at the rally. This is part four: The fourth and final day of the 2021 Touratech [...]

find your fit with the touratech staff

Kimmo Lassila Touratech-USA VP of Sales & Customer Service Motorcycle: KTM 790- my current favorite in our shop fleet! Height: 5'10" Weight: 210lbs Favorite Adventure: Pretty much any BDR route! What size jacket and pant do you wear in other brands?: KLIM XL jacket, 36 regular pant T-shirt and jeans size: XL, 36x32" jeans What [...]

DirtBike Test – Tech Tip: How To Change A Flat Tire On The Trail

Our friends, Jimmy Lewis and Trevor Hunter at DirtBike Test provided this post! Changing tires is hard enough for most riders in perfect conditions, but what do you do if forced to do it out on the trail? We’ll give you some insight based on years of experience learning the rights and wrongs of 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 [...]

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 [...]

Riding Solo Part 13 – Riding into the Absaroka Range

This is the thirteenth 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 Riding Solo Part 13 - Riding into the Absaroka Range Riding Solo is a video series about motorcycling alone in the [...]