When you get a random phone call from the Marketing Manager at Touratech inviting you to attend their 2013 Adventure Motorcycle Rally, you get sort of excited. Then it moves to a sort of horror when you realize you have to tell them you’ve only ridden on a dirt a small amount, and on bikes either unsuited for the terrain, or much smaller than touring and adventure motorcycles. Fortunately for me, one of the reasons they got in touch was because of my enthusiasm for adventure riding but my lack of experience… Continue Reading »
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Ten of my favorite photos from last weekend’s 2013 Touratech Adventure Motorcycle Rally. While I gather all the other photos from the event and photographers, I wanted to share some of the highlights for me. From top to bottom, left to right. (1) Chris and I drove the suburban up through Seattle and East into Plain, unloaded his rented KTM, (2) got the low down on the Husky and (3) went for a ride. I couldn’t help but grin when we got back into camp. (4) Karissa uses the mini bike to… Continue Reading »
Some select photos from the 2013 Touratech Adventure Motorcycle Rally this weekend in Plain, WA (Wenatchee County). It was a real treat to really ride off road for the first time, and on a capable bike such as the Husqvarna 650 Terra. Furthermore… how fortunate I was to have photographers on one of our rides to get these shots! (Photos 1,2,4 by Carl Parker of Adventure Motorcycle Magazine, photo 3 by Nathan Slabaugh.) Many more photos (and a full article) from the rally soon!
2013 Touratech Rally… I’ll be there! Will you? The 2013 Touratech Rally will take place in Plain, WA from Thursday, June 27th through Sunday, June 30th. This year’s rally will be held in conjunction with Expedition Portal’s Overland Rally and will include camping, classes, GPS tracks, guided rides and endless entertainment. Don’t miss your chance to ride some of the best off-road routes in the Pacific Northwest! Participate in a variety of training courses, spend some time around a campfire and see the latest accessories for your adventure motorcycle. Registration for the… Continue Reading »