Equipment / How-to
Not lacking in crises itself, Africa is once again moving more into the focus of motorbike travellers in view of the political situation in Eastern Europe, Russia and the Middle East. Recognised experts provide up-to-date information in Travel Time on the topics of travel preparation, behaviour on the road and important travel routes.
With a heavy heart, in October already brings the motorbike season to an end for most riders. To avoid nasty surprises when the next season begins, so that the first tour can begin full of anticipation and without long delays, Touratech presents tips and tricks for making the motorbike winter-ready.
The sun is gaining strength. Your throttle hand itches and your stomach tingles. Time to finally get back on your bike and feel the good vibrations. This guide shows you how to wake up your motorbike from hibernation and prepare it for the new season.
Around 750,000 aluminium panniers have been manufactured at Touratech to date. With the current ZEGA Evo model, the company is once again setting standards in terms of robustness and ease of use. We take a look at the making of an amazingly complex product.
Scouted GPS tracks reduce a motorcycle traveller's planning work considerably and enable touring experiences that would otherwise only be possible with a guide who knows the area. Navigation expert Lutz von Steynitz explains how to make the best use of the data.
The latest version of the Touratech Connect smartphone app offers a veritable plethora of new functions. Its use as a real-time display is complemented by extensive analysis, export and sharing features. In addition, the application is now available for numerous other motorcycle models.
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.
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.