Mar
21

Giant Loop Tech Tip: GL Rider’s Quick Mount Point, Inner Tube Sleeve Prevent Strap Wear

Giant Loop rider Dave travels Cambodia, doing volunteer service work on his KTM 450 EXC, and he’s used a Giant Loop Coyote Saddlebag for packing his gear through the muddiest tropical rainforest roads and trails. He recently shot us a message, sharing his clever, low-cost, heavy duty mounting point for his Coyote Saddlebag. His attachment … Continue reading »

Jan
07

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Siskiyou Panniers On KTM 690 Enduro, With Racks

As Giant Loop Rider Noah Horak makes his way around the world, more riders are seeing the Siskiyou Panniers in use on KTM’s 690 Enduro. Noah is in Japan presently, hanging with gold plated Monkey bikers. We have received several questions about using our panniers on the 690 and just got a great email from a … Continue reading »

Dec
30

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Installing Fandango Tank Bag, Diablo Tank Bag on BMW GS Motorcycles

Thank you Giant Loop rider for sharing the pic and feedback on installation of the Fandango Tank Bag (and Diablo Tank Bag). On many bikes, including BMW GS models, removing the seat, running straps around seat rails of frame, reinstalling seat and tensioning straps makes a very tiding mount. Don’t forget to install Vinyl Protective … Continue reading »

Dec
20

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Rick Wallace Teaches Crash Scene Safety Instruction

What are you going to do when your riding buddy doesn’t get up from one of those little trail side tumbles, we all have had. Not my favorite thought, but one that needs serious consideration, every time I join a rider group and ride the miles. One of our Missions at Giant Loop is to … Continue reading »

Sep
04

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Cycle World Magazine’s First Aid Kit Packing List & Preparations

With the Giant Loop’s “Mojavis for Medics” program in full swing, our interest in first aid essentials has broadened — as has our awareness of how poorly prepared and trained many of us are to repsond appropriately to fellow riders (or ourselves) in need of first aid. In the August issue of Cycle World magazine, … Continue reading »

Aug
15

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Alternatives for Fender Hooks – Installing MoJavi Saddlebag, Coyote Saddlebag on KTM EXC, Husky TE

Giant Loop’s Dustin Cary roostin’ the KTM 500 EXC on trails about 10 minutes ride from the shop. Yes! We have a 2013 KTM 500 EXC here at Giant Loop – love this great bike! But there are some fitment challenges with the KTM EXCs and other late model dirt bikes with double-thickness rear fenders … Continue reading »

Aug
15

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Vinyl Protective Film Keeps Motorcycle Plastics, Body Work Like New

This short video illustrates why we recommend installing Vinyl Protective Film while your motorcycle is new and/or before you ride with Giant Loop’s adventure motorcycle packing systems. One ride is really all it takes to buff the gloss coat off of painted surfaces – or to grind dust particles into the surface on plastics, as … Continue reading »