Jun
11

Giant Loop Rider: Harold Arrives In Norway, Climbs on Honda Africa Twin, Goes Camping

Giant Loop owner, Harold, has returned to his ancestral home of Norway, for some motorbiking and family vacation. The first pictures are coming in, so I share them here. His motorbike guide is Elving Stolli, who has loaned Harold a Honda Africa Twin. Harold took a Fandango Tank bag Pro and Great Basin Saddlebag for … Continue reading »

Jun
10

Giant Loop Ride: Summer Lake Hot Springs, An Adventure Just Getting There!

The reward that awaited. The riders gathered and had breakfast. We separated into groups and headed out on different routes, destined for the Hot Springs. Each rider with the goal of arriving at the waiting Pools, Kegs and Katering by Michele, Brian and Paul. There were enduros headed for Fandango Canyon, adventure bikes rolling out … Continue reading »

Jun
04

Giant Loop Riders: Turkish Filmmaker Tolga Riding KTM 1190 AdventureR Two-Up With Siskiyou Panniers

Turkish filmmaker Tolga Basol has started his ’round the world journey and documentary project Ride Must Go On! He is on a bike supplied by KTM, an 1190 AdventureR with Fandango Tank Bag Pro, Siskiyou Panniers, Tillamook Dry Bag, Rogue Dry Bags and Pannier Pockets. Check out how he has the Pannier Pockets low mounted … Continue reading »

May
28

Giant Loop Rider: RTW Noah, Caught A Vegatable Boat To Indonesia, Time To Load And Lock His Siskiyou Panniers

Noah is transferring his KTM 690 Enduro to Indonesia, by boat. He had to lock up his Siskiyou Panniers, by order of the boat captain, so here is his solution. Noah posted on our ADVrider thread, “I had to put my girl onto a Vegetable boat today bound for Indonesia. They said I can leave … Continue reading »

May
09

Giant Loop Rider: Jack Broomall Riding The Cannon Ball Centennial Ride

Giant Loop Rider Jack Broomall is taking part in the historic Cannon Ball Centennial, following the original route taken by Erwin Baker, the original “Cannon Ball”. He is riding a BMW F800GS with Fandango Tank Bag and Tillamook Dry Bag. Jack has ridden cross country a few times before, most notably on his vintage Hodaka, … Continue reading »

Apr
30

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Great Basin Saddlebag Fits KTM 1190 Adventure R With Passenger Handles Removed

The new 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure and Adventure R are great bikes for travel and camping. Our friends in Australia and South Africa could buy it months before our EPA had given KTM approval to import them into the US. Therefore, the first sightings of an 1190 Adventure, with Giant Loop Great Basin Saddlebag strapped … Continue reading »

Apr
28

Giant Loop Rider: Noah Cracks 100,000 KMs On His KTM 690 Enduro

Noah is getting the miles logged on his Round the World KTM 690 Enduro and finally hit 100,000km. He has been updating his Blog with pics and stories about his ride, including this shot of his odometer. He has used Siskiyou Panniers or a Great Basin Saddlebag to carry his loads on his KTM. Ride on, … Continue reading »

Apr
25

Giant Loop Rider: Dirt Bike Coach Bob Rides AZ On His BMW 1200GS Adventure, With Great Basin Saddlebag

Rob Rickert, owner of Off Road Adventure Academy and Dirt Bike School in Sacramento, took a trip to AZ a couple weeks ago and rode around the Wickenberg area. His BMW R1200GSA was loaded with a Great Basin Saddlebag for the trip. He took a bunch of pics and shared them with us, so I … Continue reading »

Apr
22

Giant Loop Rider: Solana Visits GL With Her Yamaha XT250, To Get Equipped For Her Summer Ride To Canada

We were working away packing orders and doing office work, when there was a knock at the door. Solana, a college instructor and Xterra race winner enjoying her first enduro bike, had come by to get some fit questions answered. She has planned a dual sport  ride to Canada this summer and needed a packing system … Continue reading »

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 »

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