10th Annual Giant Loop Ride


Come take a demo ride on the new Harley-Davidson Pan America adventure touring bike! The 10th Annual Giant Loop Ride is the only Oregon event on the H-D Pan America tour. Please register here today – space is limited.


Join us June 4-6, 2021 for the 10th Annual Giant Loop Ride, an adventure motorcycle rally weekend in the high desert of Eastern Oregon, based out of beautiful Crane Hot Springs. Explore incredible areas of the state like Steens Mountain, the Owyhee River, the Ochoco Mountains and the Alvord Desert while meeting new riding friends.

All street legal bike types and riders of all skills levels are welcome – sport, dual sport, scramblers, adventure touring – and you can ride your own route or choose from a variety of routes and form your own groups to suit most any bike and rider skill level. Epic road riding awaits any who enjoy backcounty pavement!

NOTE: Remaining balance and payment in full is due NOW! Check the email address you signed up with – we are sharing updates, details and information.

Please add your shirt size in the Order Comments section on the Checkout page.

If you are registering multiple people, please also note the names and whether they are riders or non-riders. (ex: Harold Cecil, rider, Lg)




10th Annual Giant Loop Ride 25" Pronghorn Straps
* GPS tracks with many different riding options to suit a variety of bike types and rider skill levels.
* On-site medical support by Adventure Medics.
* Two nights of hot springs camping (dry camping included, for RV hookups, cabins, suites or other accommodations, contact Crane Hot Springs at (541) 493-2312.
* Two dinners, two breakfasts.
* Microbrew beer and other adult beverages, plus coffee, water and soft drinks and snacks.
* Harley-Davidson Pan America Demo Tour (check your email for details about how to sign up for demo rides!)
* GL Ride t-shirt.
* GL Ride Pronghorn Strap.
* Tailgate Industries face mask.
* Prizes, games, giveaways.
* 19+ vendors (more still confirming).
* Multimedia presentations.
* Demo rides provided by a major manufacturer (possibly two different brands – check email for updates!)

Hope you can join us!




• NOON ’til DINNER Riders arrive, sign in and receive swag bag, set up camp, etc. No-hookups camping is included for Friday and Saturday night – other accommodations and additional nights must be arranged with Crystal Crane Hot Springs: 541-493-2312.

• DEMO RIDE THE H-D PAN AMERICA! Sign up at the H-D truck, and take the Pan America for a gravel and pavement spin around the valley.

• Vendors are joining us, representing some of the finest brands and companies in powersports. Bring a little extra cash and get the chance to preview and demo gear.

• Route maps and GPS tracks will be SENT IN EMAIL PRIOR TO RIDE! Please download and review before leaving for Crystal Crane. Riders should form a group of three or more, and decide on routes on Friday.

• Prep bikes and riders for Saturday – best to have a FULL tank of gas ready for ride out Saturday morning.

• 4:00 – 5:00 Ask The GPS Guru with world traveler Laura Seaver.

• 5:00 Packaged beverages (beer, wine, cider, water, soft drinks) and snacks served.

• 6:00 Mandatory riders meeting.

• 6:30 Ranch Style Pulled Pork Dinner – brought to you in part by Moto Camp Nerd

• 8:00 Media presentations on outdoor screen: TBA


• 6:00 Coffee will be on

• 7:00 Hearty Breakfast

• 8:00 – 9:30 Ask The GPS Guru with world traveler Laura Seaver. If you are solo, meet here to find a group to ride with if you haven’t already found buddies.

• 9:00 Ride! This BIG country, so you’ll want all of the daylight available – everyone is on their own for lunch.

• DEMO RIDE THE H-D PAN AMERICA! Sign up at the H-D truck, and take the Pan America for a gravel and pavement spin around the valley.

• 5:00 Return to camp for snacks and beverages

• 5:30 Riding skills games and contest

• 6:30 Francis Estep’s Smokin’ Pit BBQ Signature Smoked Prime Rib Dinner!

• 8:00 Prizes and awards

• 8:30 Media presentations on outdoor screen: TBA


• 6:00 Coffee

• 7:00 Hearty Breakfast

• 9:00 Break camp

• Ride home – or off to another adventure!

• See you next year!


Important information about the 10th Annual Giant Loop Ride:

  • We respectfully request full cooperation from all riders and guest with respect to social distancing, mask wearing and other COVID-19 precautions and guidelines (TBD). If this is problem for you, please do not sign up.
  • All riders are expected to be self-sufficient and equipped with all tools and supplies needed to be safe and comfortable.
  • This is not a paid guided trip. Riders are free to choose any route they wish to ride, and riders are responsible for all required permits, licenses, etc.
  • Route suggestions and GPS tracks are provided free of charge for your convenience.
  • This is some of the most rugged and remote country in the lower 48 states. We recommend using a SPOT, inReach or similar device for self-rescue. Cell phone coverage is unreliable in rural Oregon. There are no support vehicles, and many available routes are far from medical and mechanical help. Consider signing up for and emergency service provider, such as Air Link or Life Flight.
  • Unpaid volunteers will be available to facilitate forming groups of riders with similar skills, bike types and interests, but riders are responsible for themselves, are free to choose any route they wish to ride and are free to ride with any other riders – or by themselves as individuals.

Confirmed Vendors

Airhead Sales & Service
Atlas Throttle Lock
Cascade Snowbike
Gold Creek Lodge
Juno Moto
Next Adventure
Oregon Adventure Trucks
Pacific Powersports
Planetary Design
Ride My Road
Ride Wild
Skool of Moto
Tailgate Industries
Trail Tech
Veterans Back 40 Adventures
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