Alberto Lara and Naomi Tweddle (www.motolara.com) added another off-road adventure to their list of travels this past week: an 800-mile giant loop dual sport motorcycle ride through Oregon, beginning and ending at Giant Loop’s shop in Bend. You may have seen Alberto’s photos in our 2015 Adventure Proof Packing Systems catalog or on social media … Continue reading »
Giant Loop Review: Australian Filmmaker Dave Darcy’s KTM 690 Enduro – Siskiyou Panniers, Fandango Tank Bag, Tillamook Dry Bag, Columbia Dry Bag, Bushwackers Hand Guards
GIANT LOOP – GEAR REVIEW – Siskiyou Panniers – Fandango Tank Bag Pro – Columbia Dryg Bag We first used Giant Loop products to carry our gear from London to Sydney on our KTM 690s in 2012. We had a Great Basin on the back, some dry bags and a Fandango tank bag. This system … Continue reading »
3,000 Kilometers in Southern Europe on KTM 690 Enduro with Fandango Pro Tank Bag, Coyote Saddlebag, Rogue Dry Bag
Email from UK adventure travel journalist Duncan McCallum about his May 2015 ride: “The trip was a 3,000km mix of off-road and road trails, May 2015, in Provence, France, Corsica, Sardinia and the Italian Alps. Five out of the six bikes had GL products – mostly tank bags but Brian on the Yamaha XT660 also … Continue reading »
“The more people said ‘you can’t’, the more I wanted to say ‘yes I can’.” — Danell Lynn, Black Tie 2 Black Top, Triumph Spirt Magazine “Danell Lynn is aiming to gatecrash the Guinness World Records book for the longest journey in a single country on a motorcycle. The 30-something is part way through visiting … Continue reading »
GL Rider Jaume Von Arend (TrailDreamer.com) from Spain is in Morocco right now on his super dialed Yamaha XT660Z Tenere. Here’s how he’s using Pronghorn Straps to attach the new Klamath Tail Rack Pack to his Siskiyou Panniers:
Giant Loop Rider: Cory from Bolivia Motors Tours South America with Coyote Saddlebag on Honda XR650R
Cory Rowden, Kiwi owner of and guide for BoliviaMotors, rode his Honda XR650R through Bolivia, Peru, Colombia and Brazil last fall with Giant Loop’s Coyote Saddlebag. Here are some of his pics and feedback: “I’ve just returned from a month riding in Bolivia, Peru, Colombia and Brazil during which I used a Giant Loop Coyote … Continue reading »
Local rider Geoff’s Suzuki DRZ400 is about as nicely set up as any we’ve seen, with Trail Tech Voyager GPS, Race Tech Suspension, full Yoshimura Exhaust and aftermarket carb. Here are some details about his MoJavi Saddlebag installation using the new Giant Loop (GL) Mounts, which will work great with the Coyote Saddlebag and Great … Continue reading »
Giant Loop Riders: MotoLara on South America Adventure with Great Basin Saddlebag, Fandango Tank Bag . . . and HydroFlask
Two Bend, Oregon-based companies with products on a motorcycle adventure in South America: HydroFlask and Giant Loop!
Pics and comments from customer Scott in New Zealand: Just did a 6 day South Island New Zealand 2000+kl ride mainly off road with a coyote saddlebag on my tricked out gen 1 2007 Klr 650. The design is right on. When you lean your hips back and sideways on corners it’s real easy to … Continue reading »
Giant Loop News: “Viking Biking” in ADV Moto – Riding a Honda Africa Twin in Norway with Elving Solli
Pick up the March/April issue of Adventure Motorcycle Magazine (AdvMoto) and check out my article, “Viking Biking,” about riding a Honda Africa Twin in Norway with Elving Solli!