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 »

Dec
05

Giant Loop Remembers: Kurt Caselli KTM video

Motorcycle-usa.com just blogged about a memorial video KTM made about Kurt Caselli.  We got to meet Kurt at the KTM Rally in SteamBoat and stare at his Dakar bike. He will be missed. Just sharing the love, so click on this link to get the video rolling!    

Dec
04

Giant Loop Review: MidWest Motorcyclist Magazine Rides New KTM 1190 Adventure With Great Basin And Diablo

Ray Peabody of Midwest Motorcyclist magazine got a call in early November from Championship Powersports in Wauseon, Ohio, with some real news: The 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure was ready for him to ride test!  Ray brought his Great Basin Saddlebag and Diablo Tank Bag, packed for the trip. the It sounds like he put the bike … Continue reading »

Nov
19

Giant Loop Racers: 24hrs of Starvation Ridge, Part 2: “The Dirty Girls”

The second team of racers that Giant Loop followed in the 24 Hours of Starvation Ridge, were the Dirty Girls Moto Adventures, with Giant Loop Rider Tracy Jeffries on her KTM 350 EXC. They were fund raising for Riders for Health, a charity that supports medical care delivered by motorcycle and motorcycle ambulance, in African countries. … Continue reading »

Oct
31

Giant Loop Racers: 24hrs of Starvation Ridge Part 1 Team Heavyweights

  Last weekend, several teams participated in the West’s largest 24hr Dirt bike race. One of the teams, Team Heavy Weights ran a stack of KTM Adventures and an XR650L in the Sportsman class and finished in style! They managed a podium, second place in their class, and finished 36th overall. There were many detractors that … Continue reading »

Aug
28

Giant Loop Rider: Dimitri rides his KTM 640 Adventure with two Coyotes!

Giant Loop Rider Dimitri stopped by the shop the other day to get some new luggage.  He was on the return leg of a fly and buy that brought him to Central Oregon. He had found the new to him KTM 640 Adventure online and flew up to complete the deal. On his way home, … Continue reading »