Apr
16

Giant Loop Racers: Cain’s Quest Race Team 7 SnoXscapes, Kirk and David, Finish On The Podium To Win $20,000, With Great Basin Saddlebags

There was a strange knock at the email door, last Christmas season.  It wasn’t the first time that a well researched and experienced long distance rider contacted Giant Loop for luggage solutions. Something was very different this time, since Canadian rider Kirk Hastings wasn’t outfitting a motorcycle and he wasn’t taking a trip across the … 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
21

Giant Loop Rider: Prepping Our KTM 500 EXC For A Baja Trip

2014 has a few special rides scheduled for Giant Loop. The first ride is Baja next month, when HOC will travel South with GL Team Rider Brad, to ride with Chilly White of enduro360.com. HOC has always wanted to ride Baja and when Chilly invited him to join a ride this year, HOC jumped at … 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
10

Giant Loop Closeout: Free USA Shipping on 2013 Fandango Tank Bag and Diablo Tank Bag

FREE USA SHIPPING ON TANK BAGS UNTIL 12/31/13 We have new versions of our Fandango Tank Bag and Diablo Tank Bag coming in January. The price is going up in 2014, but we still have limited 2013 stock available at the current price via our website. Now through December 31, use this one-time code for … Continue reading »

Oct
09

Giant Loop Rider: Chilly White Tours Northern Baja – With No Dust!

Chilly White, who just finished third in the Baja Rally, rode south of the border, for six days last month, and got to enjoy some natural dust abatement. He was riding with a couple fellas, and they kept to the technical riding. They were able to ride 1100 miles on the trip and covered some … Continue reading »

Oct
07

Giant Loop Rider: 10,000 KM in Australia’s Outback on KTM 950 Adventure with Siskiyou Panniers, Diablo Tank Bag

 Close call with an emu, field repairs and bags “tough as guts” – great email from Giant Loop rider Jack of Perth, Western Australia! Thanks for fantastic pics and story. Hey fellas, Just got back from a 10,000km solo trip from Western Australia thru the Great Victoria Desert to Uluru (Ayres Rock), down the Oodnadatta … Continue reading »

Sep
05

Giant Loop Review: ADV Moto Magazine Tests Diablo Tank Bag on Kawasaki KLX250 Adventure Build

Thanks ADV Moto for including Giant Loop’s Diablo Tank Bag in the September/October issue’s “ADV Ride For The Masses”! The Diablo Tank Bag is nicely proportioned for smaller enduro and dual sport motorcycles, and it looks great on the Kawasaki KLX250. “For extended trips on small bikes, soft luggage makes a lot of sense, and … Continue reading »