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  1. #16
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trek420 View Post
    Stealthily LPH paddles the plundered Swedish kayaking area ready to take it back for the proud people of Norway. Her lights are off, the clever reflective bits are covered. Silently and swiftly she paddles onward, onward ever onward for Norway!

    Seriously our new condo has a kayak landing strip. We're thinking about a tandem kayak. Were pretty good with those. Any recommendations?


    The only tandem kayak I've ever tried was a crappy plastic rental thing that we couldn't have capsized if we'd tried, so someone else will have to answer that one.
    Winter riding is much less about badassery and much more about bundle-uppery. - malkin

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  2. #17
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    That is sooo coool!!!

  3. #18
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    Quote Originally Posted by lph View Post
    Oops, sorry about that last one, don't know how to fix *envisioning women around the world twisting head upside down*
    That's funny. This is exactly what Knott just did.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lph View Post


    The only tandem kayak I've ever tried was a crappy plastic rental thing that we couldn't have capsized if we'd tried, so someone else will have to answer that one.
    We just got this. Although not quite as fast as other tandems we've used it's pretty good. It tracks almost like a standard kayak because the prow and stern are aluminum. Other inflatables handle like an inflatable raft. We have to get used to the width, a little wider because of being inflatable thing so it's a bit like having pillows under your arms, at least for me because I'm short.

    Over all though we love it. Takes 10 minutes to inflate, we don't need a kayak rack or to pay for a storage berth at our condo. Yes, a traditional kayak would be faster. But then we could not just toss the bag, life vests, dry bag and paddles in the car and take off.

    http://www.advancedelements.com/day-...-kayak-ae1007/
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    Found on the road ~ Motobecane Mixte
    N+1 new bike ~ Salsa Vaya
    Commuter ~ Soma Buena Vista Mixte

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  5. #20
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    Oh my gosh Trek420, I have that model too, in orange. I am ashamed to admit I haven't taken it into any open waters yet. Glad you are liking it so much. Did you get the Backbone for it, or did you find it not to be necessary?

 

 

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