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Waterproof Great Basin Saddlebag by Giant Loop
Jun '09
The latest addition to the growing family of Giant Loop motorcycle luggage solutions, the Great Basin Saddlebag is designed specifically for BMWs, Suzuki V-Strom, KTM 950, 990, Adventure and SE models, 690e, Kawasaki KLR 650 - and just about any other sport motorcycle or adventure touring motorcycle with the capacity to carry a passenger.

The waterproof Great Basin Saddlebag by Giant Loop securely attaches to most stock motorcycles equipped with both passenger footrest brackets and a rear rack and/or passenger grab bars. It mounts and un-mounts in seconds with a 3-point webbing and cam-lock connection system. Simply attach the rear connection plus two sides, and you're ready to ride.

True to the Giant Loop "go light, go fast" approach to high performance adventure touring, the Great Basin Saddlebag requires no racks, mounts, braces or sub-frame modifications. Motorcycle tail bag and motorcycle panniers are combined into a single biomorphic design.

The Great Basin Saddlebag by Giant Loop is a comprehensive motorcycle gear packing system that includes two interior pannier pods, two integrated 1-liter bottle pockets, two contoured stuff sacks and an integrated top case. All of this is contained within the waterproof Bomb Shell cover, constructed of ultra-durable truckers tarp reinforced with Cordura Ballistic cloth. Interior compartments are lined with high-visibility yellow.

The Great Basin Saddlebag by Giant Loop retails for $399.00 and is available from motorcycle retailers including Touratech-USA; Backroads Moto, Jackson, WY; Full Throttle Camping; BMW of Western Oregon, Tigard, OR and Eugene, OR; South Sound BMW, Fife, WA; Cascade Motorsports, Bend, OR; Bend Euro Moto, Bend, OR; Adventure-Spec, U.K.; Trail Tricks, Fraizer Park, CA; Baja GPS Guide, "The Lizard Lady"; Tasky's Metric Cycle, Everett, WA; KTM Northwest, Gresham, OR; Velocity Motorcycles, Richmond, VA; AdventureMoto, Australia.

Specs & Features
• Designed and sewn in the U.S.A.
• Easy on/off
• No racks, mounts or braces needed
• 50+ liter volume
• Rides like it's not even there
• Slim, trim profile
• Waterproof YKK zipper with double pulls
• Waterproof Bomb Shell™ exterior: 22oz nylon coated polyester (think trucker tarp)
• Integrated 1.5-liter bottle carriers (2, one each side)
• Integrated zippered top case, lined with high-visibility yellow nylon
• Removable pannier pods: zippered with webbing handle (2, one each side)
• Exterior pannier buckets: super-tough 1050 Nylon Ballistic Cordura™
• Contoured yellow nylon packcloth stuff sacks with drawstring top (2, one each side)
• Sewn with military-grade thread
• Compression straps: 1-in. Ballistic Cordura and Nylike™ webbing with steel/aluminum cam buckles
• 2 daisy chains: 1-in. Nylike™ webbing
• Includes detailed installation instructions and packing tips

The Great Basin Saddlebag by Giant Loop fits these motorcycle makes and models (with passenger footrest mounts or similar attachment points):

• BMW: F800, X-Challenge, GS, HP2, etc.
• KTM: 690e, Adventure 990, Adventure 950, 950se, etc.
• Honda: TransAlp, etc.
• Suzuki: V-Strom, DR650, etc.
• Yamaha: Most
• Kawasaki: KLR 650, etc.
• And just just about any other bike designed to carry a passenger, including Ducati Monster, MultiStrada and many others).

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