10th Annual Giant Loop Ride

$50.00$300.00

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: Cancellation deadline for refunds is April 15! Any remaining balance and payment in full is due by May 1. Sign up with an email address you check – this is how we share 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)

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WHAT’S INCLUDED?

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

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.
* GL Ride t-shirt.
* GL Ride Pronghorn Straps.
* 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!


2021 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

SUBJECT TO CHANGE

FRIDAY, JUNE 4

• 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.

• 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.

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

• 6:00 Mandatory riders meeting.

• 6:30 Ranch Style BBQ Chicken Dinner.

• 8:00 Media presentations on outdoor screen: TBA


SATURDAY, JUNE 5

• 6:00 Coffee will be on

• 7:00 Hearty Breakfast

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

• 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


SUNDAY, JUNE 6

• 6:00 Coffee

• 7:00 Hearty Breakfast

• 9:00 Break camp

• Ride home – or off to another adventure!

• See you next year!

DETAILS

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

Atlas Throttle Lock
Cascade Snowbike
Gold Creek Lodge
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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