Giant Loop: MotoTrekk Panniers

Jul 23, 2020 View Comments by

For almost a decade I’ve been using hard panniers on different adventure motorcycles. They provided a secure storage space that was easy and quick to mount and dismount. As I moved deeper into the world of off-road adventures and eventually dual sport, I added a Husqvarna 701 Enduro to the stable. A very troubling and […]

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Touring Tip: Riding Loaded (Your Bike, Not You!)

Jul 06, 2020 View Comments by

One of my favorite television shows as a child (and I realize this hints at my age) was The Beverly Hillbillies. The opening shot was of the Clampett clan driving down a palm-lined boulevard in Beverly Hills; an ancient flatbed truck piled high with possessions dangling from every spare inch of the vehicle. If this image […]

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Mosko Moto Reckless 80L Luggage System

Oct 01, 2019 View Comments by

Mosko Moto’s Reckless 80L is a modular soft luggage system designed for minimalist off-road riding, camping and international fly-to-ride trips. The Washington-based company, which sells direct to riders, reimagined the traditional three-bag organization and packing system used on touring bikes, creating an easily accessible system that works without side pannier racks mounted to the bike. […]

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Product Review: Kriega Duo-28 Saddlebags and Precision Motorcycle Racks

Aug 02, 2017 View Comments by

British-based Kriega has been in the business of producing top-shelf luggage for motorbikes and riders alike since 2000. With the Duo-28 Saddlebags, the expectation for a well-designed product was already set. The saddlebags are billed as having a universal fit to modern retro-styled bikes, and as these would be finding a home on a 2015 […]

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Review: Vikingbags Medium Back Rest Tailbag

Feb 27, 2017 View Comments by

When it comes to luggage, sturdy and simple are two highly desired traits, and Vikingbags’ medium-sized tailbag delivers. Just under 10 pounds, it’s made of synthetic leather, and at 15.5 x 14.5 x 10 inches, it opens from the top and retains its shape even when empty. You’ll need a nine-inch mounting zone. The bag […]

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2016 RoadRUNNER Holiday Gift Guide

Nov 22, 2016 View Comments by

With so much great gear on the market, finding the perfect gift for your favorite rider can seem impossible. That’s why we’ve come up with a short list of some our most-used and loved items—everything from useful stocking stuffers to great reading to life-saving gear. Sliders Kevlar Riding Jeans from Competition Accessories Available for men and women, […]

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