Aug
18

Giant Loop Rider: Swamp’s Continental Divide Tour on BMW G650 X-Challenge

Swamp is a serious adventurer who’s ridden all over the Americas on dual sport bikes. Here’s the intro his latest “Mexico to Canada: Solo on the Continental Divide” with the Coyote Saddlebag, Zigzag Handlebar Bag and Pronghorn Straps: “After having one of my motorcycles confiscated by a band of illiterate, Ecuadorian customs officials in early … Continue reading »

Aug
15

Giant Loop Riders: Alex & Heather from Konflict Motorsports

One of the things we love our work at Giant Loop is the many friendships we’ve developed with colleagues, people like suspension master Alex Martens from Konflict Motorsports (and The Heavyweights racing team) and his lovely wife Heather. The Martens rolled through town while enjoying a summer adventure and stopped by the shop today, Heather … Continue reading »

Aug
12

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Packing Your KTM For 10 Days Of Travel With Coyote Saddlebag And Fandango Tank Bag

Advrider Hodakaguy has posted a comprehensive thread about  packing his KTM 530 EXC for long desert camping trips. Covering 1600 miles on dirt takes some preparation and he does a thorough job of covering the important details and not getting bogged down with too much gear. His complete report is at this link on advrider.com … Continue reading »

Aug
04

Giant Loop Rider: 1 Woman, 1 Motorcycle, 50 States

Danell Lynn is embarking on a world record motorcycle ride, traveling to all 50 US states and Canada. She is riding a Triumph Bonneville and using Siskiyou Panniers and Fandango Tank Bag. This is her local news story: http://www.myfoxphoenix.com/clip/10432926/one-woman-one-motorcyle-and-50-states  

Jul
21

Giant Loop Rider: Simone Prepares For His Ride To Manupuner, Russia

Manpupuner Express By Simone Canizzo In collaboration with Giant Loop Motorcycle Packing Systems, Caberg Helmets and Rieju Motorcycles The journey I admit that the idea of ​​reaching this remote place on the Ural Mountains is not mine, but of Nicholas Codognola the editors of Motorcycle Racing, which has also provided the logo of the shipment. … Continue reading »

Jul
18

Giant Loop Rider: Horca Moto Video “The Way We Roll 4″

GL riders Paul and Paula are having WAY too much fun touring through South America on a Yamaha Tenere 660 and a Suzuki DR350! He’s got the Siskiyou Panniers, Diablo Tank Bag and Tillamook Dry Bag on his Tenere, and she’s got the Great Basin Saddlebag and Rogue Dry Bag on her DR. Follow their adventures … Continue reading »

Jul
15

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga Gets Fresh Tread And Rolls Through Altai, Russia

Tolga posted more pics from the latest section of Ride Must Go On. Continental TKC 80′s are easily subdued by Giant Loop Pronghorn straps!  

Jul
14

Giant Loop Riders: Heavyweights Ride The WABDR, Washington’s Back-country Discovery Route

The guys riding big bikes on the WABDR had a time of it, last weekend. Here are pics from their ride, thanks to our friends and advrider.com inmates SOP-Dirtrider, Cyclops, Konflict and Motostay’s Tad Haas for sharing their fun.    

Jul
10

Giant Loop Rider: Apple Jam And I Make GPX Tracks In Hood River County For Rally In The Gorge

Getting the Giant Loop Dual Sport route sorted for Rally in the Gorge took the help of Apple Jam, from ADVrider. An avid KTM 990 Adventure rider, he has rolled every piece of two track in the area and knows how to link up some excitement for our ride. Arriving in Parkdale at 3pm, I … Continue reading »

Jul
08

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga Talks Tools, While In Omsk Russia

Tolga Basol continues to adventure across Russia on his KTM 1190 Adventure R. He had a stop over in Omsk, where the guys at KTM Omsk worked to replace Tolga’s front hub and he got to hang out with the Siberian Bears motorcycle club.   I don’t know the particulars, but the job got done, thanks to … Continue reading »

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