Motonation Canada to distribute Giant Loop products

Publish Date: 
Feb 3, 2014

BEND, Ore. -- Adventure luggage company Giant Loop has appointed Motonation Canada as its international distributor in Canada.

Motonation Canada, headed by powersports veterans Syl and Shawna Marleau and Vince Harker, imports and distributes Sidi, Forcefield, AGV Sports, Vemar, Powerlet, Mefo Tires, Rox Risers and Techniche, among other brands.

Syl Marleau, who speaks English and French, manages dealer sales for Motonation. Previously, he was Klim Canada’s Eastern Canada sales manager, Powerlet Canada distributor/sales manager, and district sales manager for Yamaha Motor Canada. He created the brand image for Klim in Eastern Canada. Marleau is based in Keswick, Ont.

Shawna Marleau manages eastern operations, supporting Syl, who is on the road visiting dealers throughout the year.

Former owner of DCI Sales, Harker founded the company in 1995. He is business manager for Motonation Canada and is based in Magrath, Alb.