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 »

Jul
03

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga Found A Minor Traffic Problem Crossing Russia, Ride Must Go On!

Follow Tolga on his FB page Ride Must Go On Tolga writes, “Yesterday I rode from Ufa to Chelyabinsk in heavy rain with lots of trucks on the narrow roads. My Klim gear was perfect, they did not let any drop of water, same goes for the boots (Sidi Adventure) my feet was also dry. … Continue reading »

Jul
02

Giant Loop Rider: Vic Rides Death Valley On His Suzuki DRZ400 With Great Basin Saddle Bag

Got a cool pic of Vic while he was in Death Valley riding his Suzuki DRZ400 with a Great Basin Saddlebag. Thanks for the pic and story. He said, “Purchased your saddle bag at the BMW rally in Salem last summer. Just finished a four day 430 mile off road loop through Death Valley. Bag … Continue reading »

Jun
26

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga’s “Ride Must Go On”, All ‘Round the World

Ride Must Go On Hello , my name is Tolga Basol and I’m from Istanbul, Turkey. I’ve been working for the media industry in Istanbul about 14 years. I bought my first motorcycle about 12 years ago. Since then I’ve tried to travel with my bike to different parts of the world on my short … Continue reading »

Jun
25

Giant Loop Rider: Tiffany Coates Rides India On Royal Enfield With Siskiyou Panniers

Tiffany is at it again, this time in India.

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 »

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