Giant Loop Wins “NIFTY 50” Award from Powersports Business

(BEND, OREGON USA)  For the fifth consecutive year, expedition gear innovator Giant Loop has won a “Nifty 50” award for best new products. For 2018, it’s Giant Loop’s GL Pannier Mount, an ultralight, rugged, stable, quick-connect, quick-release, lockable solution for motorcycle soft luggage and equipment. Constructed of aluminum with a black powder coated finish, stainless steel hardware and a key lock mechanism, GL Pannier […]

Press Release – Touratech Destino Riding Boot

One of my least favorite pieces of gear to buy are boots. Finding a pair that can be used in multiple environments, that can be worn all day if you need to, and still deliver maximum weather and safety protection is a tough nut.

New Release – Giant Loop Possibles Bag

NEW 2017 PRODUCTS: Giant Loop’s Possibles Pouch and Fender Bag Now Waterproof with More Packable Volume Rugged RF-Welded Waterproof Roll Top Design Makes Ultimate Universal Tool Bag for Motorcycle, Snowmobile, Snow Bike, ATV, UTV, Boat or Any Vehicle (BEND, OREGON USA) For 2017, adventure proof packing systems and gear innovator Giant Loop completely redesigned its […]

Testing – inRoute APP for Trip Planning and More

The new inRoute 5.1 update adds seven custom route types based on the weather, elevation, or curviness of routes. For example, a family planning their summer road trip can create routes with the lowest temperatures or least precipitation; travelers towing a trailer may favor routes with the least elevation gain for a safer, easier drive; and […]

Royal Enfield Himalayan

Just a few weeks stand between motorcycle enthusiasts and the launch of Royal Enfield’s highly anticipated Himalayan adventure motorcycle. The Himalayan is expected to go on sale in India in March. Not helpful to those of us here in the US, but it marks a new entrant into the small ADV market.

Free Riding Academy for Veterans

It’s back! Harley is once again offering the Free Riding Academy motorcycle training to all current & former U.S. military.

Yamaha Naked R1 (FZ1 Replacement?)

Yamaha proudly proclaim that the new MT-10 is the “most remarkable naked bike to be developed by Yamaha so far”, and there’s no doubting the naked R1’s aggressive impact goes far beyond any previous Yamaha naked. The Ten puts the firm into an completely new segment of the market, and the bike in its crosshairs is BMW’s […]

AltRider DualControl Brake Kit

The average person takes 0.5 to 1 full second to react to hazards. Traveling at 60 MPH, a rider will travel 25 to 50 feet before being able to properly react.