Here's a classic kayak that can run competitively in USCA Sea Kayak class, serve as a great fitness kayak, or get loaded up with gear for some distance touring! Low resistance and good stability make for a great paddling kayak, and at a really good price. This fiberglass Epic 18 Endurance is also a fun … Continue reading Epic 18 Endurance
Last Saturday’s "Ride the Wave Regatta" could have been more appropriately named “Side the Wave Regatta” this year; we had plenty of wave action, with wave heights running about 3' - 4', but they all seemed to be coming from the side. Such wave action made for plenty of entertaining balance work, and even resulted … Continue reading Ride the Wave Regatta,9.7.19
We just got in stock a matching pair of used yellow/white Stellar S14 kayaks in Advantage layup, with all the gear! Each boat comes with a like-new boat cover, a cockpit cover, a spray skirt, two back bands (low and high), and a Stellar low-angle carbon touring paddle (with a nice paddle bag) - in … Continue reading Two used Stellar S14 Kayaks now at River Bear Racing!
The predictions were that we would all expire, victims of extreme heat, never to rise again. Predictions are rarely accurate (though some may have felt like expiring by the end of the race). Actually the day started out fairly pleasant - temps in the upper 70's in the morning. At least pleasant for most of … Continue reading Three Rivers Festival Race 7.20.19
In spite of cool temps and a brisk wind, we lost less than two paddlers last night, an attrition rate Jay deemed “acceptable”. Our band of paddlers consisted of a mix of old, new, and “occasional”: Jay, Dan, Steve, Steve, Steve (seems to be a theme here), Mike, and John completed the “regulars” list, while … Continue reading Fort Wayne Kayaking: Golden Lake 5.21.19