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Old 08-28-2013, 02:13 PM   #256
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Easily checked. Take it to the desert, fill it with sand, tip the sand in buckets and report back.




Here at Giant Loop, we have scientific pre-measured sand, called pinto beans.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=132

I think a trip to the bean bucket could answer this question... Will report back when the beans tell the tale!

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Old 08-28-2013, 03:18 PM   #257
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CJ Designs DL650 Dual Sport Build with Siskiyou Panniers

Check out this super-bad V-Strom adventure bike build by CJ Designs!



Tough bikes need tough luggage!

Check out cjracer's thread about the bike here.
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Old 08-28-2013, 05:42 PM   #258
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Cool write up TFB! I am curious if our 30l measurement is understated or if the Coyote's design makes the difference. I like how the Coyote shows its ability to accommodate large items with it's single envelope design vs. the luggage with multiple containers for the same capacity. Each has their place and benefit.

Yes the Coyote swallows larger items easier, for example my complete hammock, tarp, and down quilts fit into one compression bag and the Coyote swallows it a bit easier than the Overlander bag, also my Sven Saw does not pack into the Overlander yet the Coyote accommodates it. The Coyotes shape is a mixed blessing, on one side its can take large items easily however the complex curves are not as easily packed nor accessed as the rectangular bags of the Overlander.

After my testing and finding the volume capacities of the two systems did not seem the same, so very curious on your findings when loading the Coyote with the Pinto beans.
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Old 08-29-2013, 01:18 PM   #259
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Posted cool pics on the GL blog about Dimitri and his fly n buy 640 Adventure and two Coyotes.
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Old 08-30-2013, 02:59 PM   #260
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Fort Rock Top Case review in BMW Motorcycle Magazine

Thanks BMW Motorcycle Magazine for logging miles with the Fort Rock Top Case - you've already lightened your load considerably by riding Giant Loop vs. a hard luggage tail rack system!
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Old 09-05-2013, 08:18 AM   #262
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We blogged about a great First Aid article in the August issue of Cycle World, where editor-in-chief Mark Hoyer discusses his experience with incidents while riding and lists contents for a Motorcyclist's first aid kit. Check it out!
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Video: Camping on Suzuki DR200 with Coyote Saddlebag

Great video from GL riders in Canada. Our roots and origins are in small bike camping - love it!
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Old 09-10-2013, 05:00 PM   #264
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Here at Giant Loop, we have scientific pre-measured sand, called pinto beans.

http://advrider.com/forums/showpost....&postcount=132

I think a trip to the bean bucket could answer this question... Will report back when the beans tell the tale!


Should be measured mounted on the bike though.
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Old 09-12-2013, 10:35 PM   #265
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Some may have heard of the crazy weather in Colorado, where we are working at the KTM Adventure Rally. A rider received a call while visiting the booth and was told that the road was closed to his house because the heavy rain storms caused gully washers, that turned into mud slides. Hope the best for all those affected by the adverse weather. Anyone headed this way, ride safe! Right now it is raining again and I wonder if the riders camped out in the area, are keeping sheltered enough to get some rest. Here is a shot of what the ski hill looked like after a very windy storm cell passed the rally site, this afternoon.


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Old 09-16-2013, 07:13 AM   #266
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2013 KTM Adventure Rider Rally - Steamboat Springs, CO

Snowhawk Jockey and I are headed home after the KTM Adventure Rider Rally in Steamboat Springs, CO. Here are a few pics of the new KTM 1190 Adventure R with Giant Loop luggage, as well as some mounting and fitment details for our new Rogue (17 liters) and Tillamook (38 liters) Dry Bags, which will be available later this week when the package arrives from the printer. Sign up for our email list, or subscribe to this thread to get the announcement about these and other late season Giant Loop releases.

Also got to demo ride both the KTM 1190 Adventure and the Adventure R! More about that when we're back at the shop. . .
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Cal getting a lecture on 'how not to pack" that GS with the tidy RT/Fort Rock bag with spare tire in the back ground for demo and guidance. Land of Enchantment , Sipapu ,NM



Cal and friends looking over the Fort Rock and how it looks/fits on his GS . He is in the market!!! Thanks Giant Loop for such a great bag!

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Old 09-17-2013, 04:33 PM   #268
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Cal getting a lecture on 'how not to pack" that GS with the tidy RT/Fort Rock bag with spare tire in the back ground for demo and guidance. Land of Enchantment , Sipapu ,NM



Cal and friends looking over the Fort Rock and how it looks/fits on his GS . He is in the market!!! Thanks Giant Loop for such a great bag!
Thanks Gale for helping Cal slim up and get onboard with the "go light, go fast, go far" approach to packing. Even with those massive metal boxes, his bike's going to handle a lot better without that unsightly gear pile stacked on top!
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:07 PM   #269
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More pics from 2013 KTM Adventure Rider Rally

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Old 09-18-2013, 04:26 PM   #270
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Greetings guys,

I've been a fan and user of the GiantLoop Coyote since the first model brought out by Wachs and crew and then later upgraded models. I just did a comparison of the GL Coyote and Kriega Overlander 30 lter bags here for anyone that's interested:

http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?p=22155800#post22155800


One of the most astonishing finds for me is that I believe the 30 liter stated capacity of the Coyote may be understated. I've got my packing system pretty dialed for multi week trips and found I could not get all my gear that was stuffed into the Coyote, loaded into the Kriega bags, though GL Coyote and Kriega Overlander 30 claim the same liter capacity. Something I believe GiantLoop may want to confirm.ipt>
Coyote measures at 39.75 litres...bean calculation.

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