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Old 12-19-2013, 02:39 PM   #361
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Looking good! Thanks for the pic and comments. Cheers!

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I absolutely love my GL Great Basin bag.
I can fill it to the max or pack it light and it always hides back and out of the way.

This bag mounts on and off super easy. It seals up well and has stayed dry through days of rain.

It also handles falls extremely well and makes a great back pad for back lifting the bike upright after a get off.

GL makes intelligent and durable gear and I highly recommend them. Thanks guys.
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Old 12-19-2013, 03:19 PM   #362
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loaded up for a little camping,,,, i downsized from a great basin cause it was HUGE!!! this coyote is still bigger than i need as i found myself stuffing extra's in there, but its great to have,,, dont even notice it on the bike.

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Old 12-20-2013, 12:37 PM   #363
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Nice Pic, thanks for posting!
The Great Basin does have RTW expedition grade capacity for a light packer. I also use a Coyote, keeps the load off my seat and I can't over pack, if I have all my camping gear. What kind of sleeping bag do you use? Mines a REI Lightweight 40*, so I have to wrap in a space blanket when it's cold.


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loaded up for a little camping,,,, i downsized from a great basin cause it was HUGE!!! this coyote is still bigger than i need as i found myself stuffing extra's in there, but its great to havedont even notice it on the bike.

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Old 12-20-2013, 03:29 PM   #364
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mines a eureka 40* so same thing when its cold. i dont know what you use but i found these a while back and simply put, awesome. i use it by itself sometimes.

i have the emergency bivy and i think i'm gonna buy the utility blanket
http://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/...l/shelter.html

my bag and this bivy fit into the top kidney bag, everything else doesnt fill the two side bags, you can see in the pic even though i packed some extra clothes the sides at the compression straps are totally empty

for summer i made a sleeping bag out of flannel sheets, i can do overniters comfy with nothing more than a kreiga r15.

go light go fast was kinda my motto before you clowns stole it
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Old 12-23-2013, 11:03 AM   #365
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I picked up a Bivy Bag last spring, with the same plan in mind. It is an Integral Designs Unishelter and is a step above the normal bivy sack, with a roof line single pole. Sure packs small and with the curved pole, packs next to the center stuff sack.
I have yet to camp in it, but it has been on the last couple of rides to see how it fits into my Coyote load-out. This is a web pic, mine is red and covered in seam sealer.

The flannel sleeper is a cool concept, kinda old-school cowboy style. I have heard of guys using quilts and a tarp instead of a sleeping bag and tent.



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mines a eureka 40* so same thing when its cold. i dont know what you use but i found these a while back and simply put, awesome. i use it by itself sometimes.

i have the emergency bivy and i think i'm gonna buy the utility blanket
http://www.adventuremedicalkits.com/...l/shelter.html

my bag and this bivy fit into the top kidney bag, everything else doesnt fill the two side bags, you can see in the pic even though i packed some extra clothes the sides at the compression straps are totally empty

for summer i made a sleeping bag out of flannel sheets, i can do overniters comfy with nothing more than a kreiga r15.

go light go fast was kinda my motto before you clowns stole it

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Old 12-23-2013, 11:44 AM   #366
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Merry Christmas from Giant Loop!



Pretty sure my nephew Oscar is right about the jolly fat man's affinity for motorbikes - next best thing to a magic sleigh and reindeer!

From our Giant Loop family to yours, wishing you the Merriest Christmas and a Healthy, Happy, Prosperous New Year!

Thanks for helping make 2013 the best year yet.
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Old 12-23-2013, 01:38 PM   #367
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and merry christsmas to giant loop, thanks for making 2013 a lighter wallet wallet year.
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Old 12-30-2013, 04:00 PM   #368
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2014 Giant Loop

Guess we need to start a new "2014 Giant Loop" thread soon . . . !

Excited to share some 2014 highlights:

* new Buckin' Roll Tank Bag
* new Fandango Tank Bag PRO and Diablo Tank Bag PRO
* new Pannier Pockets
* new Possibles Pouch
* 100% waterproof Dry Pods included with Great Basin Saddlebag and Coyote Saddlebag

Here are installation instructions for new Buckin' Roll (and Pannier Pockets, which can be used alone, with current model Giant Loop tank bags, all new GL tank bags).
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Old 12-31-2013, 03:25 AM   #369
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:39 PM   #370
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Old 01-02-2014, 11:16 AM   #371
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Happy New Year for the Giant Loop gang!
A few pics of OlafofOregon ringing the New Year, camping with his family at Summer Lake Hot Springs.


First Ride 2014


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Old 01-02-2014, 11:23 AM   #372
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Old 01-05-2014, 07:04 PM   #373
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Do these hand guards work at dual sport highway speeds(60mph)?
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Old 01-05-2014, 07:45 PM   #374
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So I am on a trip right now using a great basin on my Xr650r... I love how the bag gets out of the way, and how easy it is to mount. One major flaw imo though... Give me some water bottle pouches.

When I hop off the bike I want a bevy, and I want it right there easy to get to.
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Old 01-06-2014, 08:43 AM   #375
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Do these hand guards work at dual sport highway speeds(60mph)?
I ran the Bush Wackers at between eighty five and a buck o'five, for a more than a few hours, on my last ride. The guards take a wind profile and hold it, no flapping, flopping or getting loose. The guards are made of the stiffest and toughest plastic we could find. The pic below shows how they wrap around the controls and are secured by the Prong Horn straps. When at rest, the guards stand up like in the picture, when at speed the tops fold down an inch or two into an airfoil.
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