Giant Loop Moto - Adventure Proof Packing Systems & Gear

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  1. OlafofOregon

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    In this video you get the FIRST LOOK at the new GL Pannier Mount installed on a Honda Africa Twin's Givi side luggage rack with a RotoPax gas can bolted to the pre-drilled RotoPax mount location:

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    Very cool. My wife got the family a drone for Christmas. I hope I can master flying it before my next ride in the woods.


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    NEW 3- and 5-Gallon Gas Bag Fuel Safe Bladders now available! http://www.giantloopmoto.com/product/gas-bag-fuel-safe-bladder/

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    Designed with larger vehicles in mind - side-by-side, snowmobile, snow bike, ATV, UTV, 4x4, overlander, etc. - the new 3-gallon and 5-gallon Gas Bag Fuel Safe Bladders feature multiple bar-tacked Giant Loop molded rubber handles to help manage the extra weight and bulk. Made in USA. Combine with EZ-Pour Spout for spill free handling: http://www.giantloopmoto.com/product/ez-pour-spout-kit/
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    Riding in Norway a couple years ago on my Swedish friend Elving’s Honda XRV750 Africa Twin. Here we’ve stopped to pick up this roadside piece of a broken plastic pannier - which is what inspired Giant Loop to develop our original rackless Saddlebag designs!

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    Thank you judges who selected Giant Loop's new GL Pannier Mounts for the Powersports Business 2018 Nifty 50 award for top new products. This is our FIFTH consecutive Nifty 50 award! Special thanks to our design engineering collaborator on the project Brad Davis of BTD FREEFORM. Designed and prototyped right here in Central Oregon! http://www.giantloopmoto.com/product/gl-pannier-mounts-motorcycle-soft-luggage/


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    Olof, do you have any teasers on the new Buck n Roll tank pannier/bag setup?
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    Here's what I can tell you about the new Buckin' Roll Tank Bag:
    * Pannier Pockets will become separate and optional, as they are on other Tank Bags.
    * There will be one main compartment with easy access and enough room for a spare pair of goggles and gloves.
    * The harness base, overall size and attachment remain basically the same.
    * Made in USA.
    * Significantly lower retail price than previous version.
    * Target release: Spring 2018.
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    7th Annual Giant Loop Ride, June 1-3, 2018 at Crystal Crane Hot Springs, Oregon

    We’re half way to our 100 rider total - reserve your spot now!
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    Join us for the 2018 Giant Loop Ride, an adventure motorcycle rally weekend in the high desert of Eastern Oregon, based out of beautiful Crystal Crane Hot Springs.

    Explore incredible areas of the state like Steens Mountain, the Owyhee River, the Ochoco Mountains and the Alvord Desert while meeting new riding friends. All bike types and riders are welcome! SPACE IS LIMITED – YOUR DEPOSIT SECURES YOUR SPOT!

    All licensed riders on street-legal bike types welcome – sport, dual sport, scramblers, adventure touring – and you can ride your own route or choose from a variety of routes and form your own groups to suit most any bike and rider skill level. Epic road riding awaits any who enjoy backcounty pavement!

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    What’s Included:
    * Two nights of no-hookups camping and hot springs access (if you want RV hookups or cabins, please contact Crystal Crane Hot Springs directly to make reservations before April 30, 2018)
    * GL drinkware and 2018 GL Ride t-shirt
    * Two catered dinners, two catered breakfasts, snacks and beverages (more details below)
    * Extensive GPS tracks library with routes to suite all bike types and riders – three-plus years of collecting and confirming routes
    * Games and prizes
    * Medical support provided by Adventure Medics
    Register now to reserve your spot by paying a $100 refundable deposit.
    NOTE: Deposits refunded ONLY if cancellation is made on or before April 15, 2018. FULL payment of $200 will be due by May 1, 2018. PLEASE USE AN EMAIL ADDRESS YOU CHECK – THIS IS HOW WE WILL CONTACT YOU!

    Non-Riders Half Price
    Friends, spouses or family members who do not ride but wish to enjoy camping, food, beverages are welcome!
    $50 refundable deposit secures the space.
    $100 second payment – due by May 1.
    Or, commit now with the full $150 non-rider reservation, and you’re in with nothing more to worry about.

    TENTATIVE Schedule:
    Friday, June 1
    * Clinics and learning opportunities (details TBD)
    * Brief GPS and navigation clinic specific to Saturday’s riding (details TBD)
    * Riders arrive, sign in and receive drinkware and t-shirt, set up camp, etc. No-hookups camping is included for Friday and Saturday night – other accommodations and additional nights must be arranged with Crystal Crane Hot Springs: 541-493-2312.
    * Route maps and GPS tracks will be available for download and review 1 week prior to event, and there will be a computer set up to load GPS tracks. Riders should form a group of three or more, and decide on routes on Friday.
    * We’ll tap the keg and have some wine and snacks available before dinner.
    * First scheduled event will be catered Dinner.
    * Prep bikes and riders for Saturday – best to have a FULL tank of gas ready for ride out Saturday morning.
    * Campfire
    Saturday, June 2
    * Coffee will be on early
    * Breakfast at 7
    * Ride! This BIG country, so you’ll want all of the daylight available – everyone is on their own for lunch
    * Return to camp for snacks and beverages
    * Catered dinner
    * Campfire and prizes/awards
    * Hot springs soaking and stories of the day’s sights and adventures
    Sunday, June 3
    * Coffee, breakfast
    * Break camp
    * Ride home – or off to another adventure
    * See you next year!
    Important Details about the 7th Annual Giant Loop Ride:
    * All riders are expected to be self-sufficient and equipped with all tools and supplies needed to be safe and comfortable.
    * This is not a paid guided trip. Riders are free to choose any route they wish to ride, and riders are responsible for all required permits, licenses, etc.
    * Route suggestions and GPS tracks are provided free of charge for your convenience.
    * This is some of the most rugged and remote country in the lower 48 states. We recommend using a SPOT, inReach or similar device for self-rescue. Cell phone coverage is unreliable in rural Oregon. There are no support vehicles, and many available routes are far from medical and mechanical help. Consider signing up for and emergency service provider, such as Air Link or Life Flight. Here’s a good PDF article discussing the details and relative merits of these service providers.
    * Unpaid volunteers will be available to facilitate forming groups of riders with similar skills, bike types and interests, but riders are responsible for themselves, are free to choose any route they wish to ride and are free to ride with any other riders – or by themselves as individuals.

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    Ducati Scrambler Kitted for Adventure with Giant Loop Motorcycle Soft Luggage

    We've outfitted this Ducati Scrambler for a weekend, week or even extended long haul adventure motorcycle travel with our Giant Loop adventure proof packing system of soft luggage for motorcycles. Designed to fit virtually any motorcycle equipped with passenger pegs, the Great Basin Saddlebag mounts on the passenger seat, anchored to the passenger peg mounts and the rear "fender" assembly - no luggage racks, mounts or braces required. The Fandango Pro Tank Bag keeps smaller items like phone, camera, wallet and other essentials handy, while the Zigzag Handlebar Bag stores other small items within easy reach. We've added the Bushwackers Hand Guards, which strap over rigid deflectors to protect hands and controls from rain, cold, mud and brush. All it needs is a skid plate . . . http://www.giantloopmoto.com/




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    More Ducati Scrambler! Did you know our Great Basin Saddlebag weighs a fraction of the competition's rackless saddlebag based on our design? We believe in a "less is more" minimalist approach - and it's been thoroughly proven across the globe for nearly 10 years now. Made in USA. Limited lifetime warranty. Go light. Go fast. Go far.
    http://www.giantloopmoto.com/product/great-basin-saddlebag-roll-top/

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    Guys quick question for you. Looking at the Giant Loop Moto Trek panniers. The two pannier tension straps are not exposed externally on the front or the back of the bags. Is it possible to mount the giant Loop Possible's pouch onto the front or back of these panniers utilizing both compression straps and not relying on a single compression strap only? I'm not convinced there is enough strap available. Please enlighten me.

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    @team ftb There are nylon loops that the straps for the possibles pouches run through. These loops are separate from the pannier’s compression straps. In this picture they are loosened up for access to the main closure strap, but when tightened up is really secure even when all bags are empty. image.jpg
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    This illustrates the lash loops on the MotoTrekk Panniers - Possibles Pouches mount in same way:
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    Attached to lash loops on MotoTrekk Panniers using Possibles Pouch's included webbing straps:
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    Guys thanks for the detailed pics and responses detailing that possible pouches could be attached the Mototrek Panniers. Didn't know those nylon loops were available for lashing.

    Ok the order is placed. Mototrek Panniers and Posibles Pouches.

    I began waaay back when Giantloop came out with their first Coyote bag made from Cordura with small 6 inch zippers that you had to bolt on the bike.

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    Even lashed them onto the bike with Voile elastic straps used to lash my skiis to backpacks. Great news is Giantloop figured out it worked great and now have their own Pronghorn straps. Awesome.

    I've had updated Versions with the full Zipper ETC and been utilizing the Horseshoe shaped bags since about 2009.

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    I've obviously got packing the weird shape of the bag with it's compound curves down to a science.

    However I have utilized traditional saddlebag shaped bags from other manufacturers. Sadly they proved unreliable and had some serious failings.

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    However it did demonstrate that I enjoyed the Saddlebag shape immensely on my multi week off road trips.

    I've used the Giantloop Coyote in all it's configurations over the years and the one thing that it has proven above all other luggage systems i've tried is that it is simple and bloody reliable. Keen points one needs to have in travel luggage.

    So I have ordered the Mototrek panniers and will see if I can get them mounted on my KTM 500 reliably without any racks. Obviously not something Giantloop condones but I'm dying to see if it can be done with any reliability.
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    Thank you! Your comments and pics are very much appreciated!

    The tricks with respect to trying to mount the MotoTrekk Panniers without a rack on the 500 are going the be keeping them off the exhaust and keeping them out of the rear wheel.


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