Tippicanoe Race in Lafayette, IN 5.13.17

Tippecanoe Race Report and Results 5.13.17 Terry Pontius must have been behaving himself this year; I don’t think I’ve ever seen nicer conditions or a larger turnout for the Tippecanoe Race, our traditional season opener.  The Hoosier Regatta would have had the honors this year, but an excessive dumping of rain “dampened” the prospects of … Continue reading Tippicanoe Race in Lafayette, IN 5.13.17

Mocke Paddling Products at RBR!

River Bear Racing is now carrying Mocke paddling products - most notably Mocke Racer PFD's (Personal Flotation Devices; i.e. life jackets), Mocke Rapid Hydration Bladders, Mocke Rapid Hydration XL tubes, and Mocke Cell Phone Dry Bags.  Dawid Mocke is one of the top surf ski racers in the world, and his company has designed these … Continue reading Mocke Paddling Products at RBR!

Mocke Paddling Products Coming to River Bear Racing

River Bear Racing has now been approved as a retailer for Mocke paddling products.  Created by World Surf Ski Champion Dawid Mocke, Mocke produces top-rate gear designed to enhance your paddling performance.  These items are tested and used in the oceans off South Africa by some of the world's best paddlers, ensuring top performance by all the … Continue reading Mocke Paddling Products Coming to River Bear Racing

Tippicanoe River Race, Lafayette, IN 5.7.16

Tippecanoe without “Tyler Too” – but we did spot Bigfoot If you’re a fan of change, Tippecanoe is your race.  Some years it’s warm and inviting, some years it’s cold and foreboding.  Most years we face at least the threat of rain, often thunderstorms.  Water levels and current vary, even between morning and afternoon races.  … Continue reading Tippicanoe River Race, Lafayette, IN 5.7.16

Fish Lake Race, IN 7.2.16

It was one of those days.  You know the days.  You’ve had them yourself.  A period when plans change so rapidly the calendar groans in agony, and your body can no longer allow itself to get into a mental groove for fear of simply going “mental”.  And so it was with us; after plans changed … Continue reading Fish Lake Race, IN 7.2.16