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 »
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 »
Giant Loop Rider: 10,000 KM in Australia’s Outback on KTM 950 Adventure with Siskiyou Panniers, Diablo Tank Bag
Close call with an emu, field repairs and bags “tough as guts” – great email from Giant Loop rider Jack of Perth, Western Australia! Thanks for fantastic pics and story. Hey fellas, Just got back from a 10,000km solo trip from Western Australia thru the Great Victoria Desert to Uluru (Ayres Rock), down the Oodnadatta … Continue reading »
Craig Johnson from CJ Designs sums it up best: “Great trip. Great party. Great people. Great bike!” See you at next year’s KTM Adventure Rider Rally!
Really cool to have a visit from Giant Loop rider Kail, who stopped by the shop after five days of exploring the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route on his KTM 990 Adventure. Check out his nice tool box fabrication! And the Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag works great with his Safari Tank and the Fandango Tank Bag! … Continue reading »
お疲れ様 – Many thanks to Giant Loop rider Hideki-san from Sayam, Japan for the pics of his recent ride in Hokkaidou on a new KTM 1190 Adventure R with the Great Basin Saddlebag! The countryside looks beautiful – we would love to visit Japan someday. Otsukaresama!
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 »
Sometimes a window of opportunity opens, and you have to fly away before it closes again. So much about life is pre-planned that it’s especially liberating to head out with only the vaguest idea of where you’ll end up. East. Maury Mountains. Camp near water. Wandering on gravel roads, watching the weather. A little rain … Continue reading »
Thanks Greg and Melinda for sharing the pic and comments – glad you enjoyed your Giant Loop ride! Hello, My wife and I just recently purchased two of your products for me the Fandango Tank Bag, my wife the Great Basin Saddlebag. We just got back from a 1300 mi loop from Corvallis to Calistoga … Continue reading »