Sep
10

Giant Loop Fitment: BMW F650 Funduro and GL Saddlebags, Tank Bags

Local jewelery designer John Paul recently sold his ’70s vintage BMW R90, and he came by the shop with his first dual sport motorcycle, a 1999 BMW F650 Funduro (pre-GS)! He wanted to see which of the Giant Loop Saddlebags and Tank Bags best fit his bike. After fitting the MoJavi Saddlebag, Coyote Saddlebag and … Continue reading »

Sep
08

Giant Loop Rider: Balint Rides Europe On His Buell XB12, With Great Basin Saddlebag

Balint wrote in and shared pictures from his recent European tour. Check out how he is using the cable lock pass through for security! He said, “Hi GL, Here are two pics taken on my trip around Europe on my XB12XT using a Great Basin 2 saddlebag and a Zigzag handlebar bag. I’ve been to … Continue reading »

Sep
05

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Mounting The Buckin’ Roll On KTM’s 990 Adventure

While at Rally in the Gorge, last weekend, I got a chance to ride with some skilled big bike riders. One of them is Richard, who rides with the HeavyWeights Adventure Riding Team. He has a KTM 990 Adventure, that he tosses around like it was a pit bike. Meaning, he rides the wheels off … Continue reading »

Jun
05

Giant Loop Review: 6 Days and 1100 Miles Later, A Video Review Of Coyote Saddlebag On KTM 350 EXC

The Coyote Saddlebag and KTM 350EXC are a match made for the trail. This a nice youtube.com review from an offroad dual sport rider. Thanks for riding Giant Loop!

May
13

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Using A Fender Strap Instead of Fender Hooks For Mounting Mojavi Saddlebag or Coyote Saddlebag

Problem: The latest edition of KTM 350 and 500 EXC dual sports come equipped with a thicker and much stronger rear fender. This is to keep the taillight assembly from flexing into the rear tire during rough riding. This new design is an added benefit for those of us that like to carry loads strapped … Continue reading »

Apr
23

Giant Loop Fitment: New Giant Loop Quick Reference Chart For Easy Gear Selection

We have been working on a couple tools for selecting the right Giant Loop products for each bike type. First, we added “Shop By Bike Type” quick links on our homepage. Second, check out our new 2014 Giant Loop product comparison chart, covering our entire line. This handy guide can be used to determine which Giant Loop … Continue reading »

Feb
21

Giant Loop Review: Paul Rides South America On Yamaha Tenere 660 With Siskiyou Panniers And Diablo Tank Bag

Paul wrote in and said: “After a year on the road in South America, I still wasn’t happy with my panniers.  I started with hard panniers then switched to conventional soft panniers, but neither worked for me.  I quickly decided hard panniers were not what I wanted when riding in the dirt (I finally lost … 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 »

Jan
07

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Siskiyou Panniers On KTM 690 Enduro, With Racks

As Giant Loop Rider Noah Horak makes his way around the world, more riders are seeing the Siskiyou Panniers in use on KTM’s 690 Enduro. Noah is in Japan presently, hanging with gold plated Monkey bikers. We have received several questions about using our panniers on the 690 and just got a great email from a … 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 »

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