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 »

Dec
12

Giant Loop Rider: Jill Rides 1800 Miles To Leguna Seca, On Her Yamaha FZ6 With Great Basin Saddle Bag

Giant Loop Rider Jill used a Great Basin on her FZ6, to stow her camping gear and supplies for 10 days of camping, during her ride to Leguna Seca in California.  She wrote us saying: “Subject: Thanks for the product! Great Basin This summer, I took my FZ6 on an 1800 mile road trip from … Continue reading »