Nov
19

Giant Loop Racers: 24hrs of Starvation Ridge, Part 2: “The Dirty Girls”

The second team of racers that Giant Loop followed in the 24 Hours of Starvation Ridge, were the Dirty Girls Moto Adventures, with Giant Loop Rider Tracy Jeffries on her KTM 350 EXC. They were fund raising for Riders for Health, a charity that supports medical care delivered by motorcycle and motorcycle ambulance, in African countries. … Continue reading »

Oct
31

Giant Loop Racers: 24hrs of Starvation Ridge Part 1 Team Heavyweights

  Last weekend, several teams participated in the West’s largest 24hr Dirt bike race. One of the teams, Team Heavy Weights ran a stack of KTM Adventures and an XR650L in the Sportsman class and finished in style! They managed a podium, second place in their class, and finished 36th overall. There were many detractors that … Continue reading »

Oct
09

Giant Loop Rider: Chilly White Tours Northern Baja – With No Dust!

Chilly White, who just finished third in the Baja Rally, rode south of the border, for six days last month, and got to enjoy some natural dust abatement. He was riding with a couple fellas, and they kept to the technical riding. They were able to ride 1100 miles on the trip and covered some … Continue reading »

Oct
08

Giant Loop Rider: Ged Overcomes SRD (Serious Ride Deficiency) on Grand Canyon Adventure

Ged was itching to cure some SRD and decided that a trip to the Grand Canyon had just the right mix of dirt riding and fresh air, combined with some camping and good company, to do the job. He heard of a ride being coordinated by fellow ADVrider.com inmate, Bobz, and after reading the details … Continue reading »

Sep
04

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Cycle World Magazine’s First Aid Kit Packing List & Preparations

With the Giant Loop’s “Mojavis for Medics” program in full swing, our interest in first aid essentials has broadened — as has our awareness of how poorly prepared and trained many of us are to repsond appropriately to fellow riders (or ourselves) in need of first aid. In the August issue of Cycle World magazine, … Continue reading »

Aug
28

Giant Loop Rider: Dimitri rides his KTM 640 Adventure with two Coyotes!

Giant Loop Rider Dimitri stopped by the shop the other day to get some new luggage.  He was on the return leg of a fly and buy that brought him to Central Oregon. He had found the new to him KTM 640 Adventure online and flew up to complete the deal. On his way home, … Continue reading »

Jun
18

Giant Loop Sighting: Great Basin Saddlebag in BMW Owners News Ted Simon Article

Giant Loop’s Great Basin Saddlebag was in some great company in this month’s issue of BMW Owners News magazine, appearing on moto-journalist Sandy Borden’s article, “Times with Ted: Checking in with a Legend.” Yes, that’s THE pioneering, world traveling godfather of adventure motorcycle travel, author Ted Simon with Sandy and her hubby Terry Borden (two-thirds … Continue reading »

Nov
26

Giant Loop Riders: Andes Moto Extreme Project – Husaberg Adventure Team’s Motorcycle Altitude World Record Video

On 18 March 2012, the Husaberg Adventure Team’s “Andes Moto Extreme Project” established a new “Motorcycle Altitude World Record Ride” on Ojos del Salado in Chile. The Husaberg Adventure Team rode Husaberg FE570s equipped with Giant Loop’s Coyote Saddelbag and Fandango Tank Bag. “Andes Moto Extreme Project – Motorcycle Altitude World Record Ride. 18 March … Continue reading »

Oct
05

Giant Loop Review: MoJavi Saddlebag, Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag Featured in Dirt Rider Magazine’s “Reader’s Bike Test”

A huge thank you to Giant Loop rider Ian Reid, whose 2006 KTM 450 EXC is featured in the November issue of Dirt Rider in the “Reader’s Bike Test” – with Giant Loop’s MoJavi Saddlebag and Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag! Dirt Rider editor-at-large Jimmy Lewis writes, “Adding to the charm was the heavily scratched-up bodywork, … Continue reading »

Jun
01

Giant Loop Review: Rider Magazine’s Arden Kysely Camps with BMW F800GS and Great Basin Saddlebag

Rider Magazine’s Arden Kysely may be a little miffed about being left behind on a recent trip (who wouldn’t be, really), but in the end he comes out the winner, sharing the joys of minimalist rough camping with his adventure machine, a BMW F800GS, and Giant Loop’s Great Basin Saddlebag, Great Basin Dry Bag and … Continue reading »

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