The BMW R1300GS is Coming: This is what we know

Hardly anything fuels the rumor mill in the ADV motorcycle scene more than the anticipated launch of a new BMW GS. We have compiled the known facts and speculation surrounding the BMW R1300GS, which will be presented in Berlin on September 28th, 2023. The current boxer GS leads the registration ranking in Germany and in [...]

Touratech Suspension Service

    Rider’s former editor-in-chief, Mark Tuttle, gives us the lowdown on Touratech suspension service for the Touratech Extreme replacement rear shock for his BMW R 1200 GS. One of the reasons I bought a lightly used 2007 BMW R 1200 GS was for its generous load capacity of 441 lb – a weight limit [...]

Touratech Rally West: Day One

In June, Touratech Rally West took place in Plain, WA. Over 1500 riders camped onsite and over seventy moto vendors attended as well. This event has become the largest ADV event in North America (maybe the world). As you can imagine there were lots of photos and videos being shot, but this video from the [...]

riding solo az to bc: episode 18

Episode 18 - After digging himself out of a sandy situation , Sterling rides some enjoyable pavement across northern Vancouver Island to Port Hardy and spends the night at a beautiful campground before his ferry ride to Bella Coola. Touratech USA is once again proud to support rider and filmmaker, Sterling Noren as he embarks [...]

riding solo az to bc: episode 17

Episode 17 -After 40 days of riding and motorcycle camping, Sterling finds what he was looking for at Side Bay on British Columbia's wild west coast. Touratech USA is once again proud to support rider and filmmaker, Sterling Noren as he embarks on another epic solo journey on his BMW R1250GS. This season he travels over [...]

A Better Riding Suit from Touratech and Rev’it!

There are three things a riding suit needs to do well for adventure riding: Keep you protected from impacts, keep you dry in bad weather, and provide cooling air-flow when the weather gets warm or the riding gets challenging. The Companero Rambler is best-in-class in all three areas. It also has an incredible array of [...]

riding solo az – bc: episode 14

Episode 14 – Riding Solo AZ to BC: After 37 days of non-stop riding and filming Sterling has a very emotional day and struggles to learn from the experience. The riding has not been particularly difficult, but there are other challenges he faces trying to film his journey the way that he wants to. And [...]

riding solo az – bc: Episode 13

Episode 13– Riding Solo AZ to BC: Riding the west coast of Vancouver Island from Port Renfrew to Bamfield, British Columbia. Sterling takes a water taxi to the west side of this tiny coastal community and spends the afternoon exploring a charming seaside boardwalk. In the afternoon he rides back across the island and finds [...]

riding solo az- bc: episode 12

Episode 12 – Riding Solo AZ to BC: Sterling explores the West Coast of Vancouver Island from Port Renfrew to Bamfield on his BMW GS motorcycle. Along the way he eats some really good food, sees more bears, meets local riders and finds a little bit of peace by the ocean. Touratech USA is once [...]