Touratech Ireland Travel Event 2017

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All roads lead to the Touratech Ireland Travel Event…

What is it: The Touratech Travel Events are about all things adventure travel related. From bikes to equipment to expeditions to simply meeting other travelers ad 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!

After a hugely successful event in August 2016 we are very much looking forward to this years event which is set to be bigger and better with lots of activities for all! Click on the link below to see what last years event was all about. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ySkbUi8Oy8

Attractions Include:
Large selection of Touratech equipped motorcycles including the Touratech Rambler.

Trade stands from leading manufacturers including:

  • Honda
  • Yamaha
  • KTM
  • Suzuki
  • Royal Enfield
  • Others TBC

DEMO/test rides available

Exhibitors include:

  • Rally Raid Products – Experts in Touratech Suspension & bike modification. Test bikes include Level 1 & 3 CB500′s, R1150GS with TT suspension. Demo suspension units also availablefor demo/test on your bike.
  • KNOX – Specializing in the design and manufacture of innovative impact protective equipment, performance layering systems, Hand Armour and most recently Studio Collection Outerwear. KNOX products are built for motorcycling, motocross, mountain biking, snowboarding, skiing and equestrian. www.planet-knox.com/
  • SCOTT Motorcycle clothing and protective equipment – 2018 range on display
  • FBOS – First bike on Scene
  • Maddocks of Bray
  • BikeTrac Ireland – Motorcycle tracking & security. (Now available from AMI – Thatcham approved and insurance discounts available)
  • Principal Insurance – bringing not just welcome competition and hard-to-beat premiums, but the specialist knowledge and commitment to service that Irish bikers crave.
  • Lemonrock Motorcycle Rental & Bike Tours, Co. Kerry
  • Others TBC.

Evening presentations from renowned travelers including:

  • Nathan Millward – Author, Publisher & Travel Writer – Sydney to London on a post bike.
  • Brian Montague – Ireland to Cape Town along Africa’s western corridor
  • Mide Maher and Kevin Emans – The BAM Road and High in the Andes
  • Pat Hesse & Overlanders – South East Asia
  • Paddy Maddock & Overlanders – Morocco and Greece – A different view
  • Others TBC…
  • Overlanders presentation new guided tours .
    - Touratech Adventure Country Tracks of Portugal & Greece
    - Beyond Europe incl. South Africa, Burma, Vietnam, Canada…

Other Attractions/Activities

  • On and off the bike challenges / competitions!
  • Workshops throughout the weekend.
  • Weekend photo rally competition.
  • Rider Training personnel on site.
  • Touratech Shop on site.
  • Travel Event T-shirts.
  • Clearance sales on selected motorcycle clothing and accessories.
  • Local road ride outs of varying durations.
    Off road skills courses*
    Trail riding routes*
    Roadbooking routes*
    * Pre-registration recommended due to demand/limited availability. Registration opens 7th of August.

Facilities Include:

  • Free Camping. Campers also welcome. Booking not required.
  • B&B accommodation €80pps for both nights subject to availability. Please email for booking.
  • Live music on Friday & Saturday nights
  • Food served all weekend in the Glenmalure lodge.

We very much hope you can make it to what is shaping up to be a fantastic Travel Event!

Look forward to seeing you there and please spread the word!

 

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