Apr
18

Giant Loop Rider: JD Goes To The City For An Urban Enduro Ride, Portland Alley Sweeper 2014

Packing up the van and GL’s 2001 Honda XR650R to head over and ride the Alley Sweeper, promoted by Sang Froid Riding Club. My girl Tam will be along, riding her first rally on her ’71 Triumph Scrambler, the perfect bike for this occasion. Details here: APRIL 11, 2014 BY BOHLSEN Alley Sweeper Urban Enduro … Continue reading »

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
10

Giant Loop Racer: Alex Sherman’s Kawasaki KX450F Takes A Hit In The Desert 100

The Desert 100 is always physically hard on the racers and their carefully prepared race bikes.  Therefore, I was, and wasn’t, shocked to hear news of GL racer Alex Sherman’s crash, while battling for a top ten position in last weekend’s event, and that it was a race ender!  A rescue helicopter is positioned on the … Continue reading »

Apr
04

Giant Loop News: All Set Up For The Desert 100 Offroad Race

Dustin and Harold are on site in Odessa, WA, for this weekend’s Desert 100 offroad race. They are in good company with GL racer Alex Sherman, our friends Tracy Jeffries of Ride West BMW/Touratech, Chet, of PSSOR, Alex Martens, of Konflict Suspension and Darrell VanNieuwenhuise, of Cyclops Adventure Sports. There will be plenty of mayhem on … Continue reading »

Mar
31

Giant Loop Event: 3rd Annual Summer Lake Hot Springs Overnighter – June 7-8, 2014

Summer Lake Hot Springs Oregon Backcountry Overnighter Join Giant Loop for off-road adventure in Oregon’s beautiful high desert. This is a great way to get a taste of the amazing riding here in Central Oregon – and to meet some new riding friends. Last year we had 50+ riders – this year will be even bigger … Continue reading »

Feb
27

Giant Loop News: “Powered By Giant Loop” Offers New Mojavi Saddlebag Program

In the spirit of the “Mojavi for Medics” program, Giant Loop has found another way to support the folks who volunteer their time to produce the events, rides and races for us to enjoy. If you our your club would like to apply for this new program, click this link to download the application. Check out the details! … Continue reading »

Jan
21

Giant Loop Rider: Prepping Our KTM 500 EXC For A Baja Trip

2014 has a few special rides scheduled for Giant Loop. The first ride is Baja next month, when HOC will travel South with GL Team Rider Brad, to ride with Chilly White of enduro360.com. HOC has always wanted to ride Baja and when Chilly invited him to join a ride this year, HOC jumped at … Continue reading »

Dec
18

Giant Loop Event: 12/19 Austin Vince Premieres “Mondo Sahara” in Portland, Oregon

Psyched to see our friend Austin Vince – and the premiere of his new movie, “Mondo Sahara” – tomorrow night in Portland, Oregon. Hosted by Portland’s Sang-Froid Riding Club, the movie is just $5 cash at the door of the Clinton Street Theater. Show starts at 9 pm, but you better get there early if … Continue reading »