Aug
14

Giant Loop Riders: Alberto Lara and Naomi Tweddle Ride Giant Loop of Oregon

Alberto Lara and Naomi Tweddle (www.motolara.com) added another off-road adventure to their list of travels this past week: an 800-mile giant loop dual sport motorcycle ride through Oregon, beginning and ending at Giant Loop’s shop in Bend. You may have seen Alberto’s photos in our 2015 Adventure Proof Packing Systems catalog or on social media … Continue reading »

Jun
24

Video: Giant Loop Fender Bag, Zigzag Handlebar Bag and Klamath Tail Rack Pack on Dirt Hammers Dualsport Ride

Yamaha WR450F and Suzuki DRZ400 on North Georgia dualsport ride with Giant Loop Fender Bag (Possibles Pouch + Rubber Boas), Zigzag Handlebar Bag and Klamath Tail Rack Pack via Dirt Hammers.

May
26

3,000 Kilometers in Southern Europe on KTM 690 Enduro with Fandango Pro Tank Bag, Coyote Saddlebag, Rogue Dry Bag

Email from UK adventure travel journalist Duncan McCallum about his May 2015 ride: “The trip was a 3,000km mix of off-road and road trails, May 2015, in Provence, France, Corsica, Sardinia and the Italian Alps. Five out of the six bikes had GL products – mostly tank bags but Brian on the Yamaha XT660 also … Continue reading »

Apr
01

Tech Tip: Klamath Tail Rack Pack Mounted With Pronghorn Straps

GL Rider Jaume Von Arend (TrailDreamer.com) from Spain is in Morocco right now on his super dialed Yamaha XT660Z Tenere. Here’s how he’s using Pronghorn Straps to attach the new Klamath Tail Rack Pack to his Siskiyou Panniers:

Sep
16

Giant Loop Review: Cycle World’s Yamaha WR250R Dual Sport Build

Thanks to Cycle World for selecting Giant Loop’s Coyote Saddlebag and Diablo Pro Tank Bag for their Yamaha WR250R dual sport project build! “A 250 is not everyone’s idea of an adventure bike, but the simplicity, lightness, and agility of a small bike will get you to more places with less work than any of … Continue reading »

Sep
15

Giant Loop Rider: GL Designer Explores Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route

Giant Loop’s design director, Brian Frankle, recently joined up with a couple of local friends from Bend for an Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route adventure on his Suzuki DRZ400. Here are some of his pics and comments: “Took a short 4 day trip on the moto on the Oregon Backcountry Discovery Route. Rendezvoused with a few … 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 »

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 »

Feb
21

Giant Loop Review: Paul Rides South America On Yamaha Tenere 660 With Siskiyou Panniers And Diablo Tank Bag

Paul wrote in and said: “After a year on the road in South America, I still wasn’t happy with my panniers.  I started with hard panniers then switched to conventional soft panniers, but neither worked for me.  I quickly decided hard panniers were not what I wanted when riding in the dirt (I finally lost … Continue reading »

Jan
14

Giant Loop Rider: Jaume Rides Morocco on Yamaha XT660Z Tenere with Great Basin and Fandango

ADVrider Jaumev had an awesome ride through Morocco on his newly built custom Yamaha XT660Z Tenere and posted a ride report with pics. He did a similar ride, last year on his highly detailed Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere, but this year, the lighter, smaller brother is his steed. He rode with Fandango Tank Bag, Great … Continue reading »

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