Riding a Wildcat… Gather ‘round and listen as Papa Steve relates the story of the time he tried to ride a wildcat. Creek that is. It all started as a fairly ordinary summer race day: warm, sunny, and me rather tired from a much-too early start on the day. Aside from the failure of the shuttle … Continue reading Wildcat Creek Race, Lafayette, IN 6.12.2021
Sugar Creek Race by Tom Thomas The race went great! Water was perfect at 2 feet and clear. We had 7 C1's. Not sure on how many kayaks, I think only 1 or 2. Matt was the 1st kayak in. George in the aluminum. I think there were several rec boats. Haven't seen any actual … Continue reading Sugar Creek Race 5.15.2021
Saturday dawned bright and clear - and somewhat chilly. But the cold is no deterrent to hard-core race paddlers. 16 of us converged on the banks of the Tippecanoe River mid-morning for a 10 mile adventure downstream on one of the prettier rivers in Indiana. Naturally the pre-race trash talking occurred, mostly along the lines … Continue reading Tippecanoe Race, Lafayette, IN 5.8.2021
Hoosier Regatta, April 17, 2021 By Matt Meersman You missed a great day on the White River. The water levels and weather were perfect. We had a nice variety of boats with Bill, Ted and myself in C1s, Matt Conrad, Roger Crisp and Larry Swift in sea kayaks, Brent Ernsberger in a downriver kayak and … Continue reading Hoosier Regatta 4.17.2021
Two new Stellar surf ski / sit-on-top kayaks arrived at River Bear Racing this week: one, an S16S Multi-Sport, is headed to a customer. The other, one of the new S18Sx Excel models, is in stock for purchase. Both of these kayaks are outstanding boats, and worthy of consideration if you're in the market. Stellar … Continue reading New boats at River Bear Racing!