Aug
20

Tech Tip: 1-Gallon Reda Gas Can in Coyote Saddlebag

Take the insult out of “you’ve got gas!” Carry up to 2 GALLONS of extra fuel on your bike by inserting a 1-gallon Reda Innovations Gas Can into each of the lower “legs” of Giant Loop’s Coyote Saddlebag (works great in the Great Basin Saddlebag, too)! After filling the Reda can, wipe any spillage off … Continue reading »

Aug
19

Tech Tip: Siskiyou Panniers on KTM 1190 Adventure R – Rackless Mount

I just chased Brad Tawzer, the owner of this bike, through sand whoops, rocky washes and tight twisty rocky jeep trails, and I’m absolutely blown away by how stable and solid the Siskiyou Panniers ride on the KTM 1190 Adventure R. NO RACK REQUIRED! Let’s take a look at his tight and tidy install: By … Continue reading »

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 »

Jun
30

Giant Loop Event: Touratech Rally Served Up Last Weekend’s Adventures

This years Touratech Rally had the added element of an Overland section, so the attendance was rumored to hit 1000! There were many rides on the schedule, including a Dirty Girls training session from Tracy Jeffries. Eric Wright, from 405Motosales, and I-90 Motorsports were headlining the Giant Loop display. Eric showed Bell and Giant Loop, … Continue reading »

Jun
02

Giant Loop Gear: Placer County Search and Rescue Motorcycle Team @ Hangtown Races 2014

We sent a handful of Medic Mojavi Saddlebags, down to the folks at Placer County Search and Rescue, for their support of Hangtown MX.  One of the guys posted a great pic of the Medic Mojavi equipped bikes on our FaceBook page.  Another medic posted her experience, “These packs were amazing today. Lots of positive … Continue reading »

May
27

Giant Loop Review: Dirt Bike Magazine Writes Up The Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag.

  Dirt Bike magazine’s June issue (dirtbikemagazine.com) sums up the Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag: “BOTTOM LINE: If you’re one of those riders that has issues with a conventional tank or tail bag, the Giant Loop Buckin’ Roll system may be the hot ticket. It’s the least intrusive bag going today. It would make a nice … Continue reading »

May
21

Giant Loop Review: We Mounted A Trail Tech Voyager And Captured Our Tracks

Our friends at Trailtech have equipped our bikes with a Voyager, the trail rider’s GPS, for our up and coming Summer Lake ride. I have ridden with my old Trailtech computer on my bike since I got my first KTM, an ’01 400 EXC. Back then, there was only one Trailtech computer, the Endurance, which I … Continue reading »

May
15

Giant Loop Event: Harold Heading To Overland Expo 2014

Harold Posted a great shot from his travel South, today.  If you are attending the Overland EXPO, swing by the Giant Loop booth and say Hi!

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 »

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