Touratech Travel Event

 

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Where: Glenmalure, Co Wicklow

N52 57.462 W006 21.272

When: 26th to 28th August

The Touratech Travel Events are about all things adventure travel related. From bikes to equipment to expeditions to simply meeting other travellers and sharing tales form the road. It’s a weekend of fun and laughter with other like minded individuals and what better place to have it than Glenmalure, Co. Wicklow, nestled deep in the Wicklow mountains. Better again it’s a FREE EVENT!

 

Attractions Include:

  • Large selection of Touratech equipped motorcycles.
  • Special Guests including:

 

Herbert & Ramona Schwarz (Touratech)

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 ‘Quick Nick’ Sanders

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Nick Sanders is best known for his extreme motorcycle journeys. He has ridden around the world 7 times, including two record circumnavigations of the globe, the second time in 19 days 4 hours.  Having also motorbiked the length of the Americas eight times, he presently holds the record for a double transit from Alaska to Ushuaia and back in 46 days.  Yet this “ordinary man in his extraordinary world,” as he describes himself in his two autobiographical volumes, also held the Guinness record for bicycling around the world, which he did in 138 days then a second time in 79 days. He has also cycled to the source of the White Nile, across the Sahara to Timbuktu and the length of South America before taking two narrowboats across the English Channel and along the Danube to the Black Sea and back. Nick has held pilots licenses to fly microlights and hot air balloons. More Info.

  • Trade stands from the leading manufacturers and equipment suppliers.
  • DEMO/test rides available. Details to follow.
  • Workshops throughout the weekend.
  • The team from Overlanders will be on hand to launch whats new for 2017… Local ride outs of varying difficulties & durations
  • Evening presentations from renowned traveller(s)
  • Weekend photo rally competition.

Facilities Include:

B&B plus self catering accommodation available from €80 pps for two nights. Please contact us directly to make a reservation. Early booking is advisable due to limited availability!

  • Free camping grounds beside the lodge.
  • Live music on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Food served all weekend in the Glenmalure lodge.

 

Download Event Schedule

 

Friday 26th August

 

Time

Activity

Location

14.00 – till late Arrival and official opening of Event including trade stands and lodging/camping facilities Glenmalure Lodge & Car Park
Note: Trade Stand Area open 14.00 – 18.00 with test ride of demo motorcycles by appointment only

Saturday 27th August

 

Time

Activity

Location

09.00 Event Open & Sign On Main Arena Tent
10.00 – 12.00 Off Road Riding Skills – Intro Course Behind Main Arena / Trade Stands
10.00 – 12.00 Local Ride Out (Road Only) Surrounding countryside (details at sign on)
10.00 – 12.00 Local Ride Out (Trail Riding – duration 2 hours approx) Surrounding countryside (details at sign on)
14.00 – 15.00 Off Road Riding Skills – Intro Course Behind Main Arena / Trade Stands
14.00 – 16.00 Local Ride Out (Road) Surrounding countryside (details at sign on)
14.00 – 16.00 Local Ride Out (Trail Riding – duration 2 hours approx) Surrounding countryside (details at sign on)
19.00 – 20.00 Presentation: United People of Adventure by Herbert & Ramona Schwarz (Touratech) Main Arena Tent
20.00 – 21.00 Presentation: ‘Life of an Ordinary Man’ by Quick Nick Sanders Main Arena Tent
Note: Trade Stand Area open 09.00 – 18.00 with test ride of demo motorcycles by appointment only

Sunday 28th August

 

Time

Activity

Location

09.00 Event Open & Sign On Main Arena Tent
10.00 – 12.00 Local Ride Out (Road) Surrounding countryside (details at sign on)
Note: Trade Stand Area open 09.00 – 18.00 with test ride of demo motorcycles by appointment only
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