Apr
17

Giant Loop Event: Adventure Girl, Tracy Jeffries, To Lead Ladies Group On Giant Loop’s Summer Lake Hot Springs Ride

I met Tracy at a RawHyde event in 2012 and learned that there is an appetite for DIRT in all of us. Some, like Tracy, just express it better than the rest. Tracy has devoted her motorcycling skill development and riding experiences to honing her ability to roost dirt and ride big adventure bikes with … Continue reading »

Apr
09

Giant Loop Review: BMW Owners News Includes Siskiyou Panniers In April’s Soft Luggage Round-up

Thanks BMW Owners News, for including Giant Loop’s Siskiyou Panniers in the April issue’s soft luggage roundup! Here is a key point made in the review: “The Siskiyou Panniers are narrow and ride high enough to not catch on rocks, trees or bushes, when the trail gets tight. Since they are so narrow, it is easy to … Continue reading »

Mar
05

Giant Loop Rider: Terence Is Riding “Anywhere But South”, In South East Asia With Great Basin Saddlebag

Terence Tay has set out on a 15,000km, three month long journey from his home of Singapore. He has dubbed it “Anywhere But South” and the route travels through Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Malaysia. He is the first solo biker to travel through Myanmar and wrote in to say “”Btw, I’m officially the first rider … Continue reading »

Jan
31

Giant Loop Rider: Carlos In Bolivia On BMW F800GS With Great Basin Saddle Bag and Fandango Tank Bag

Carlos wrote in about his ride in Bolivia. He included a bunch of great pictures to share. He equipped his BMW F800GS with a Fandango Tank Bag and Great Basin Saddle Bag. He said, “They [pics] were took during some trips around Bolivia: Salar de Uyuni (Salt flats), El Chaco (southern part of Bolivia) and … Continue reading »

Jan
09

Giant Loop Review: Tillamook Dry Bag, Rogue Dry Bag in BMW Owners News

Thank you Kit J. Vercella for the comprehensive review of Giant Loop’s Tillamook Dry Bag and Rogue Dry Bag in the January 2014 “Kit And Caboodle” column of BMW Owners News magazine. This is our favorite part: “A personal side note: Although not necessarily relevant to your purchasing decision, there is something heartening about a … Continue reading »

Jan
08

Giant Loop Review: Gear Scout writes about BMW F650GS with Fandango, Coyote and Rogue

Over at ExpeditionPortal.com, Christophe Noel tells about using the full Giant Loop motorcycle packing system on his BMW F650 Dakar.  Christophe is using a Fandango Tank Bag, Coyote Saddlebag with Drypods and Rogue Dry Bag. His BMW is a desirable edition and Giant Loop looks just right, all mounted up. He writes in his review, “…It … Continue reading »

Dec
30

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Installing Fandango Tank Bag, Diablo Tank Bag on BMW GS Motorcycles

Thank you Giant Loop rider for sharing the pic and feedback on installation of the Fandango Tank Bag (and Diablo Tank Bag). On many bikes, including BMW GS models, removing the seat, running straps around seat rails of frame, reinstalling seat and tensioning straps makes a very tiding mount. Don’t forget to install Vinyl Protective … Continue reading »

Nov
22

Giant Loop Review: Rubber Boa Straps, Pronghorn Straps, Rogue & Tillamook Dry Bags in BMW Motorcycle Magazine

From BMW Motorcycle Magazine, Winter 2013: “Motorcycle Adventure Gear Giant Loop has become known for products that are rugged yet lightweight and can be loaded with stability. New products include: Pronghorn Straps: Multi-purpose stretch polyurethane straps with virtually unbreakable fasteners. You’ll find a hundred uses for these tough, quick-connecting straps for securing items to bike … Continue reading »

Oct
04

Giant Loop Rider: 2,500 Miles on BMW R1200GS “Dry As A Bone”

Thanks GL rider Timothy for the great comments and pics. Glad you enjoyed the journey – and stayed dry during the crazy Colorado weather. Ride while you can! “Just got back from 2,500 mile ride and all my Giant loop gear performed very well. Mostly good weather except two days in western Colorado (heavy thunderstorms).” … Continue reading »

Sep
18

Giant Loop Rider: Overland International Tech Editor’s Fly-And-Buy BMW F650GS Paris-Dakar

Thanks Christophe Noel for the beautiful pics and great feedback. Because Giant Loop packing systems strap onto a broad spectrum of motorcycle makes and models, it’s easy to travel for a fly-and-ride or a fly-and-buy.  Just check your saddlebags as luggage and use tank bags and dry bags as carry-on bags. and Glad the Coyote … Continue reading »

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