Stellar in the Heartland!

My wife Julie created this fun video of River Bear Racing's beginnings and the Stellar line of kayaks and surf skis. https://youtu.be/p0sAkPzEzSQ

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18

Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18 “Ya shoulda’ been there!”  If you didn’t attend the Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest and Fish Lake Festival (more informally known as “the Fish Lake Races”), you missed out on what may well have been the most fun racing we’ve had this year.  Certainly some of the best weather: … Continue reading Lions Paws for Support Paddlefest 7.28.18

Three Rivers Festival Race 7.21.18

Three Rivers Fest Race July 21, 2018 Neither rain, nor cool air, nor gloom of overcast would keep 15 intrepid paddlers from their appointed rounds at the Fort Wayne Three Rivers Festival Canoe & Kayak Races this weekend.  They came from near (right in Fort Wayne) and far (Cincinnati Ohio & Southern IN), but all … Continue reading Three Rivers Festival Race 7.21.18

Sit-inside-Kayak fun! S18R and S14LV

This is the S18R Gen 2, new to the market and just recently arrived at River Bear Racing.  Optimized for Sea Kayak class racing, it's also a dandy touring or fitness boat.  Some of the changes to the Gen 1 design include a slight narrowing of the hull (now 20.2") but without changing the stability, … Continue reading Sit-inside-Kayak fun! S18R and S14LV

Wabash River Race 7.14.18

Indiana USCA Wabash River Race 7.14.18   The Great Wabash River Races of 2018 were unique in several ways – but not in the shallowness of the water!  But more on that one in a moment.  This was a race without a director.  Terry had a funeral to attend, so Roger Crisp’s daughter, Julie, handled … Continue reading Wabash River Race 7.14.18