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
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
Available from an RBR customer is this beautiful S18R G2 Advantage kayak! Beautiful white hull/yellow deck/ grey stripe trim scheme, this is G2 model is in excellent shape. It did have a small puncture in the hull that was properly repaired and is unnoticeable. Purchased new originally from River Bear Racing, the owner of this … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for 18’ Kayaks!
Apparently the influence of washing and waxing my car on the weather only applies to a radius extending roughly to Plymouth, IN. Having done so on Friday, I woke up to a persistent rain Saturday morning as I prepared to make the journey to the far side of the state, looking forward to experiencing the … Continue reading Kank-Pursuit Race Practice 8.1.2020