It should have all been different! Started at the Touratech Travel Event 2018 with my BMW 800 GS, I sat two years and a round-the-world trip later in Buenos Aires and planned to be back in Germany in time for the Travel Event 2020. It would have been a perfect round and a great reunion. Then Covid arrived. I had time to sort photos and stories and prepare a great talk.
After having perfect weather and timing in Scandinavia on land – was time to hit a bit more south from Norway, cross Sweden and reach Denmark and the harbor there. We knew that that country can’t be counted as the 100th one visited by us and the Donkey, because actually we were in Denmark before.
With their long spring travel, adventure bikes present a challenge to many riders and especially to women. In many situations, safe foot contact with the ground is not possible. The remedy lies in the height lowering kits from Touratech Suspension, which reduce the seat height while maintaining off-road capability.
With a Touratech Bike Makeover, a used motorcycle is brought up to scratch both visually and technically. There are hardly any limits imposed on the customers' wishes. Benno took advantage of the offer and gave his 1200 GS a second life as a "norsk explorer edition".
What could possibly be more exciting than to travel the world two up with your partner? Travelling on two Adventure Bikes of course! Last summer Fiona passed her motorcycle licence and we immediately planned our winter escape to Morocco. We wanted to get away from the cold, immerse ourselves in a new culture but most importantly discover Morocco’s vibrant colours and rugged landscape on two wheels. What could possibly go wrong?
Motorcycle equipment can only fulfil its function for many years if given regular care. We will show you how textile suits, helmets, boots and gloves can be kept in good shape with an acceptable amount of effort.
The Touratech Travel Event 2022 will take place at the end of May. For three days, motorcycle travellers from all over the world will be celebrating at a top-class get-together. Joint excursions, test rides, workshops, multivision and film presentations, live music and last but not least the inspiring feeling of being among thousands of like-minded people, will make for an unforgettable