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Touratech Launches Heavy-Duty ‘Defensa’ Handguards for ADV Bikes

A new robust handguard solution for ADV riders looking for a more 'modern' design.

Published on 04.12.2021

Touratech has announced the launch of the Defensa  — a handguard solution for adventure riders that prefer hand protection that doesn’t look like it belongs on a competition dirt bike.  The new platform is designed to offer robust protection with a refined look that matches the aesthetic of a modern adventure motorcycle.

Utilizing a forging technique, Touratech has created a strong exo-skeleton, crafted from aircraft-grade aluminum. The company’s industrial designers have given the product an aggressive look with hard angles, yet a refined style with a textured matte finish. The aluminum-only version is available as the ‘Defensa Core’ for those who want the minimalist look.

Touratech Defensa motorcycle handguards

Protection is extended with an integrated plastic shield that protects hands from brushy trails, precipitation and cold weather. The tough plastic shields are made from durable polypropylene, and are available in both white or black colors. The aluminum with integrated plastic version is available as the ‘Defensa Expedition.’


According to Touratech, both versions are designed to provide generous clearance to accommodate stock or aftermarket levers and the toughness to protect them from impacts with the hard ground.

Touratech Defensa motorcycle handguards

An accessory spoiler is also available to further extend protection. The spoiler provides an additional 1.5 inches of height and is sold separately from the handguards.

All Defensa handguard systems come with bike-specific mounting kits that provide riders with everything needed for clean mounting to the bike. The Defensa ‘Core’ retails for $169.95 and the ‘Expedition’ version for $219.95. For more information go to

Features – Defensa Handguards

  • 14 mm forged aircraft-grade aluminum structure 
  • Plastic shields available in Black or White
  • Bike-specific mounting kits 
  • Generous clearance for levers
  • Modern Adventure Bike styling
  • Optional handguard spoilers for increased protection

Author: ADV Pulse Staff

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