Giant Loop Moto - Adventure Proof Packing Systems & Gear

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  1. Troy_V

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    Olaf - thanks for the info. I'm leaning toward the Diablo Pro for my KLR. If I order from GL directly using your free shipping code and then decide (before using it) that I'd rather have the Fandango, is that an issue?
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  2. OlafofOregon

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    No problem! We will exchange your new, unused Diablo for the Fandango, and you simply pay the difference in price.
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  3. OlafofOregon

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    My story about riding in Norway last June is in the new March issue of Adventure Motorcycle magazine! What an amazing trip - one day I will return.

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  4. OlafofOregon

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    Giant Loop Snow 's new GL Mounts work so well on snowmobiles and snow bikes that we're crossing them over into our Moto line!

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    They're a simple solution for keeping straps away from hot header pipes, shortening strap length for maximum stability and speeding the mounting process. They share a bolt point - like the passenger peg mounts in the photo above. We recommend using Lock-Tite when bolts are re-torqued to prevent them backing out from vibration. Subframe and other critical bolts should be avoided without extra care and proper hardware to ensure that dished bolt heads seat properly, etc.
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  5. OlafofOregon

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    Pics and comments from customer Scott in New Zealand:

    <strong><em>Just did a 6 day South Island New Zealand 2000+kl ride mainly off road with a coyote saddlebag on my tricked out gen 1 2007 Klr 650. The design is right on. When you lean your hips back and sideways on corners it's real easy to just sit on the bag! And that thing didn't budge the whole trip. Great design.</em></strong>

    <strong><em>I've been spouting off on Klr owners with a pic of my bike and have gotten a lot of questions to what my bag is. So if you get any Klr orders of late, that's probably from my post. Seems to be a lot of interest.</em></strong>

    <strong><em>I hope to move back to Bend sometime but I gotta tell you, South Island New Zealand rivals Alaska. It's amazing. Hard to leave that!</em></strong>
    <strong><em> Cheers fellas.</em></strong>
    <strong><em> Scott</em></strong>

    <a href="http://giantloopmoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/image1.jpg"><img class="alignleft size-large wp-image-4672" src="http://giantloopmoto.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/image1-768x1024.jpg" alt="Kawasaki KLR650 with Coyote Saddlebag in New Zealand" width="500" height="666" /></a>

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  6. OlafofOregon

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    Italian journalist Alessio Corradini's bike during the Africa Eco Race: "Hello Harold, I’m home safe, finally. After 12.000 km in total, on/off road. Your luggage has been very good and I like it a lot."

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  7. OlafofOregon

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    More from Alessio Corradini, Italian moto journalist covering the 2014 Africa Eco Race - somewhere in north Africa.

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  8. OlafofOregon

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    Excellent question from a customer today:

    Dear Giant Loop,

    I am interested in your Tracker Packer, having seen your announcement in ADVRider. I have been looking for a fastening solution for my SPOT Gen 3 to my arm. I do not carry a backpack when motorcycling and would like to carry my SPOT on the arm of my motorcycle jacket, instead of fastening it to my motorcycle. From your product description, it is not obvious to me whether the 2” hook-and-loop band would be long enough to attach around an upper arm. Could you comment on this method of carrying a SPOT with the Tracker Packer?

    Thanks for your reply and best regards,
    Scott


    The answer is YES! We include an extension band of 2" wide heavy duty hook-and-loop, so the Tracker Packer can be worn on the rider's arm over body armor, riding jacket, etc.

    If I can avoid it, I try not to carry a backpack when I ride (weight on the body is fatiguing over the course of a long day - I'd rather spend the energy on riding - and it prevents riding gear from ventilating properly). I use the extension band and wear the Tracker Packer around my bicep, and I never really even notice it's there.

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  9. OlafofOregon

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  10. MadM

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    Saw that bike in person this year at the Motor Bike Expo in Verona, Italy. Still in good shape!
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  11. OlafofOregon

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    Thanks for posting the pic! We had hoped to have some representation at the Verona Expo this year, but our friend took a job as the press guy for the new Suzuki Moto GP team - and we have no real distributor in Italy. YET!
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    Limited Edition MoJavi Saddlebag in ORANGE:deal

    After multiple, repeated requests, we are going to produce a Limited Edition MoJavi Saddlebag in Orange (digital mock up in photo for reference).

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    Only 50 of these special MoJavi Saddlebags will be made, and they will be available exclusively from Giant Loop. Price is $225 (same as the standard MoJavi Saddlebag).

    To reserve your Limited Edition MoJavi Saddlebag in Orange, pay your $50 deposit today. When we receive 10 deposits, we will order production and the bags will be ready to ship approximately SIX weeks later. You will then be billed for the balance ($175), plus shipping.
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    Sometimes it's all you need. Go light. Go fast. Go far.

    Photo of Zigzag Handlebar Bag by David Schelske.
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    Love my new Fandango Pro.
    Fits enough stuff without getting in the way!

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    Nice pic! Thanks for the post - and for choosing to ride with Giant Loop. We truly appreciate it.
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    UPDATE: We have received 16 deposits, and we are beginning production, with delivery in approximately six weeks. If you want to ensure that you get one of the remaining 34 Limited Edition Orange MoJavi Saddlebags, submit your deposit today.


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    Check out our new 2015 Honda CB00X! In a couple months, it's not going to look like this.

    Here's the plan.
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    Noah Horak's solo Simpson Desert crossing:

    "A quick video of my solo simpson desert crossing early August, 2014 on
    my 2008 KTM 690. The bike had over 115,000 km on her at this point.
    The crossing took 2 days. 505 km between fuel. 37 liters of petrol
    used. 44 liters of petrol carried. 13 liters of water drank."

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    Excited about the build up! Seems like a good base for a rtw bike build!