Dec
18

Giant Loop News: Roadrunner Goes “Island Hopping” in Nova Scotia on Beta 498

Roadrunner Motorcycle Touring & Travel magazine’s February 2015 issue features a tasty adventure in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on a Beta 498 RR kitted with Giant Loop’s Coyote Saddleabag, Diablo Tank Bag with Pannier Pockets and Fender Bag. Thanks Zac Kurylyk – great “Reader Ride” story!

Oct
24

Giant Loop Rider: Why “Ride Must Go On” Chose Giant Loop For Global Adventure

Turkish filmmaker Tolga Basol has already ridden across Asia on a KTM 1190 Adventure R, now he’s enjoying the desert southwest of the United States. He added a camerman to his solo journey to help document the trip for Turkish television. This pic is the KTM 640 Adventure Tolga bought in LA for his cameraman … Continue reading »

Oct
03

Giant Loop FAQ: Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag vs. Pannier Pockets

Recent customer question: “I am very interested in either the new Buckin’ Roll setup or the Pannier Pockets. I want the Pannier Pockets, but I was wondering if the mounting systems were much different between just the Pockets and the Buckin’ Roll system. It looks to me that the Buckin’ Roll has a lot better … Continue reading »

Sep
18

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga Basol Rolls Around The World – “Ride Must Go On”

Giant Loop rider Tolga Basol, a filmmaker from Turkey, recently posted more pictures of his “Ride Must Go On” round-the-world tour, which will be the subject of a documentary film. Inspiring photos of amazing people and landscapes! You can also follow his journey on Facebook. For his epic adventure, Tolga’s riding with Giant Loop’s Siskiyou … 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 »

Sep
05

Giant Loop Tech Tip: Mounting The Buckin’ Roll On KTM’s 990 Adventure

While at Rally in the Gorge, last weekend, I got a chance to ride with some skilled big bike riders. One of them is Richard, who rides with the HeavyWeights Adventure Riding Team. He has a KTM 990 Adventure, that he tosses around like it was a pit bike. Meaning, he rides the wheels off … Continue reading »

Aug
13

Tech Tip: Pannier Pockets – Perfect Place for Extra Fuel and Essentials

GL’s Pannier Pockets are one of those pieces of gear that never really come off your bike once you put them on and use them on an adventure or dual sport enduro. They’re completely out of the way when riding, and they offer super handy access to all of the smaller items you want to … Continue reading »

Jul
08

Giant Loop Rider: Tolga Talks Tools, While In Omsk Russia

Tolga Basol continues to adventure across Russia on his KTM 1190 Adventure R. He had a stop over in Omsk, where the guys at KTM Omsk worked to replace Tolga’s front hub and he got to hang out with the Siberian Bears motorcycle club.   I don’t know the particulars, but the job got done, thanks to … 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 »

Feb
18

Giant Loop Gear: Buckin’ Roll Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 17, 2014 New 2014 Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag™ by Giant Loop® Modular, Customizable, Ultra-Trim Adventure Proof Motorcycle Packing System (BEND, OREGON USA) Named for saddle pads used by rodeo cowboys, the Buckin’ Roll Tank Bag™ by motorcycle packing systems innovator Giant Loop has been completely re-envisioned and redesigned for 2014. The … Continue reading »

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