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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 [...]

Riding Solo Part 10 – Motorcycle Camping by Lake Koocanusa

This is the ninth 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 10 - Motorcycle Camping by Lake Koocanusa Riding Solo is a video series about motorcycling alone in the USA [...]

Touratech GPS Immersion Series: Garmin Zumo XT Moto GPS Navigator

The new Zumo XT Motorcycle Navigator from Garmin is a fantastic tool for the hardcore traveller or the weekend warrior. It's full of great new features with the reliability and innovation we've come to expect from Garmin. GPS expert and rider of all things with two-wheels, Eric Archambault is Touratech's "Go To Pro" when it [...]

Garmin Zumo XT: Initial Thoughts

Words and Images by Eric Archambault I’ve used every motorcycle focused Garmin GPS released within the last decade, and have experience with their earlier offerings going back to 2003. I think somewhere I even still have a Garmin GPS 3+ tucked away. After a few months using the Garmin Zumo XT it is an understatement [...]

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 [...]

Touratech May Have Saved My Life!

Below is a letter from Touratech customer Bob Lewalski.   I had a 2015 R1200GS that was fully outfitted (with minor exceptions) with Touratech Gear. Crash Bars, Headlamp protection and Zega Pro panniers. I was beginning a 3 day trip in Texas and just hours into the ride, found myself on a country road turning a bend [...]