Top 10 ADV motorcycle riding tips for new riders

Top 10 ADV motorcycle riding tips for new riders

For well over a decade now, Adventure motorcycling has continued as the fastest growing segment in the motorcycle industry. And for good reason. * Reprinted courtesy of Touratech USA. The bigger ADV bikes provide comfort for extended touring, allowing riders to tackle...
How to: replace a gasket

How to: replace a gasket

I’ve been helping a mate from the Touratech warehouse recently on his 1989 Suzuki GS500E. While walking him though the engine rebuild process I realised how little thought is often given to the gaskets. Their function, importance, and the need for proper...
HOW TO: Change a tyre

HOW TO: Change a tyre

Tyres are a consumable item, and at some point they will need to be replaced. It’s easy to bring the motorcycle to a shop to replace your old tyres, but then you would be missing out on a great opportunity to pull out your tool kit and practice a skill that at...
HOW TO: Chain Maintenance (Cleaning and Lubing)

HOW TO: Chain Maintenance (Cleaning and Lubing)

Touratech’s Eric Archambault provides some tips on motorcycle maintenance, focusing here on chain maintenance. Just about every owners manual and service manual will proclaim that the drive chain should be cleaned, lubed, and adjusted about every 800 kilometres,...