Jul
07

Giant Loop Gear: Practice Layering With The New Giant Loop Tech-Tee Long Sleeve Shirt As Functional Base Layer

We pulled a page from the outdoor sports play book when we chose the new long-sleeve Giant Loop Tech-Tee shirt. The layering system is well know among the gravity and human powered riders. With base layer against the body giving vapor movement, insulation for trapping warmth in the second layer and, for the final layer, … Continue reading »

Jun
26

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga’s “Ride Must Go On”, All ‘Round the World

Ride Must Go On Hello , my name is Tolga Basol and I’m from Istanbul, Turkey. I’ve been working for the media industry in Istanbul about 14 years. I bought my first motorcycle about 12 years ago. Since then I’ve tried to travel with my bike to different parts of the world on my short … Continue reading »

Jun
06

Giant Loop Ride: Are You Packed Up And Ready? GL Summerlake Riders Are Rolling In To Town!

Get that luggage stuffed with your overnight gear and spare tube/tools, because there is no time waste in the morning. Registration and breakfast starts at 7AM, rider meeting at 8AM, then its side stands up and off to the Hot Springs!

May
22

Giant Loop Ride: Summer Lake Hot Springs Building New Cabins

Harold stopped by the Summer Lake Hot Springs on his return trip from the Overland Expo. He wanted to catch up with the folks there and cover some details for our upcoming ride. He saw that the crew was hard at work building cabins, which will be ready in time for our event.  If you … Continue reading »

May
02

Giant Loop Racer: Brett Finishes Namaqua African Rally On Top!

Giant Loop Racer, Brett Cummings, just campaigned another race on his Strocam Mining KTM 450RR. This time he entered the Namaqua African Rally, and finished on top of the box! Shown here prepping his bike for the Prologue. He swapped lead with fellow racer Kenny Gilbert, in the final stage, but Kenny had to nurse … Continue reading »

Apr
24

Giant Loop Event: SiliPints For The Summer Lake Hot Springs Ride Are Here!

SiliPints are in the house! Get registered now for the Giant Loop Summer Lake Hot Springs Ride and receive one of these limited edition unbreakable drinking tools for hot or cold beverages – and tasty Oregon microbrew beer to go in it! Quantity is limited, so reserve yours today. I will miss the handle on my … Continue reading »

Apr
04

Giant Loop News: All Set Up For The Desert 100 Offroad Race

Dustin and Harold are on site in Odessa, WA, for this weekend’s Desert 100 offroad race. They are in good company with GL racer Alex Sherman, our friends Tracy Jeffries of Ride West BMW/Touratech, Chet, of PSSOR, Alex Martens, of Konflict Suspension and Darrell VanNieuwenhuise, of Cyclops Adventure Sports. There will be plenty of mayhem on … Continue reading »

Mar
18

Giant Loop Racer: South African Dakar Rally Podium Finisher Brett Cummings on “Why I Use Giant Loop”

Giant Loop Racer, Brett Cummings, shared his race resume with us (see below) — and included his reasoning for working with Giant Loop. “Why I will use Giant Loop: When training alone and with no backup, one really needs to make sure that you have all your tools, medical equipment as well as nutrition and … Continue reading »

Dec
11

Giant Loop Rider: Dave Darcy preps his KTM 690 Enduro for the Simpson Desert

Australia’s Simpson Desert is enormous and Dave Darcy is no stranger to the riding there. He rode his 640 Adventure across the Simpson a few years ago, but now its time to do it on his modern LC4. Dave is experienced with planning and completing long rides, we supported his Continental Drift ride, with amazing … Continue reading »

Nov
27

Giant Loop gallery of photos from the EICMA show in Milan, Italy

Harold and I worked our asterisks off at the International Motorcycle Exposition in Milan, Italy, presenting the 2014 line of Giant Loop. While we had a couple of the show’s best custom Adventure and Adventure Lite bikes in our booth, built by our Italian distributor Boano Racing, that didn’t stop us from taking a minute or … Continue reading »