VIDEO: Touratech adventure riders hit the (unpaved) road

Publish Date: 
Aug 2, 2012

SEATTLE, Wash. — Aftermarket gear gurus Touratech-USA is launching an exclusive web TV series called Moto Americana: Deserts, a show that features a group of adventure riders exploring the unpaved roads of the U.S.

Hitting the web August 16 at the company's YouTube channel — — the weekly series features 18 three-minute episodes. For the series, motorcyclists and documentary filmmakers Andre Corpuz, Flora Lloyd and Joe Lloyd, join up with adventure riders Bob Berglund, Rob Watt and Whitney Koeberle for a 1,200 mile journey. The trip takes them through the four deserts of Southern California: Anza-Borrego, Death Valley, Joshua Tree and Mojave.

Watch the trailer here.

Along the way, the team discovers the uniqueness of California's southern landscapes, from dusty desert floors to wind-swept rocky mountain passes. As the team travels around the country, they encounter fellow adventurers who help them explore new areas, learn about the local history and culture and reveal some true Americana.

Posted by Dennis Johnson