We own the skid plate and kick stand enlarger,,,top quality and great customer service…need I say more! ;-)
Touratech sure knows how to make a bike look ADV Like!
Having just returned from a ten day off-road expedition across the state of Colorado, Touratech-USA’s General Manager, Paul Guillien, reviews the ten essential Touratech accessories for the Yamaha Super Ténéré XT1200Z. These are parts Paul feels are necessary for anyone interested in riding their Super Tenere off-road, or on an extended adventure touring trip
TT Version of Cheryl’s 2013 BMW F800GS….such a nice looking bike eh? But look at their prices especially for the crash bars upper and lower! I have an issue with TT using a clamp for the upper cage….anyone else?
Posted on October 4, 2012 by TwistedThrottle.com
The 2013 Triumph Explorer is a bike that grabs attention with its intimidating stance and aggressive styling. We made it even more capable of handling the roughest terrain by outfitting the ’12 with products that provide greater protection, as well as goodies that increase comfort and expand its carrying capacity. This Explorer can now live up to its name with confidence.
Check out the Explorer 1200 video above. Videographer, Matt Buck, Industrial Designer, Nate Bastian, Master Installer, Shawn Johnson show how versatile the Explorer 1200 can be. 2013 Twisted Throttle Triumph Explorer 1200 Project Bike-Video Link
It appears that BMW may have changed a few things on their new model. As for the frame, that seems to be the same as previous years so things like skid plates, luggage mounts etc should fit. But other accessories other than BMW parts might not fit. ADV Spec crash bars will not fit…so..hmmmm..has the frame changed too?
. ADV Spec has informed me that they believe their bars will fit as the frame seems once again to be the same as previously stated. They are not sure how their originals will look until they test them out on a new 2013. Stay turned!
We have found out this…our BMW hand guards do not fit as is, Touratech also right now do not have guards for this year bike. That would also mean Barkbuster hand guards need to be tweaked. I am waiting to hear back from them directly but one could assume they are running into the same fit issue.
A new website on the web that points ADV riders in the right direction for accessories, where to ride, gear companies who are top-notch, online dealers who have great reputations for their products and customer service. If you are getting into ADV riding and need info and direction, this is for you. If you are an avid ADV rider all ready this site is for you too. As a matter of fact it’s for all of us who love to ride and are in the market for accessories, riding tricks etc. Check it out….it’s a great bookmark!
There is nothing like knowing the owner of a company that makes some really top-notch accessories for ADV bikes. Dave from Motooverland aka MOD not only is a great rider himself that tests all of his gear but a really nice guy in general. I rode with him all day at the Dual Sport BC Spring ride on Sunday, March 25th, 2012 and what a respectful leader of a group that was a big as 8 at one time. Dave lives in Vancouver, BC and takes his time developing key items for bikes that make sense and lasts. His skid plate, newly re-released tool box, side stand foot print and rear rack are perfect accessories for your bike. Have a look at his website
and see for yourself. If you have any questions Dave is good to answer them and he ships all over the place. See video!