RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Rack

The need to upgrade from our Yakima RidgeBack bike rack presented itself this year when we both purchased new bikes: I bought a Scott Scale 940; Stella bought a Trek Dual Sport 3 (Women's). We were looking for a more convenient way to load and unload our kayak from the roof of the Tahoe, while … Continue reading RockyMounts BackStage Hitch Rack

Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

Since acquiring our ISLE Glider Wood SUP's last year (May 2019), we knew the need would eventually arise to upgrade to a rack system that would allow us to transport both of the boards and the kayak simultaneously. Since we have a big vacation planned this summer where we will want to bring everything, we … Continue reading Yakima SkyLine System with the JetStream Bars

Suspenz SUP Rack & EZ Rack

SUP Rack When living in a climate that only affords you to paddle board two-thirds of the year, you definitely need a way to store the boards over the winter. Having plenty of success with the Suspenz Universal Portable Boat Stand and SUP Stand, I again turned to them to store the boards for the … Continue reading Suspenz SUP Rack & EZ Rack

Yakima SupDawg

Yakima SupDawg Stella and I recently purchased two Isle Glider Wood Standup Paddle Boards (May 2019). Prior to that purchase, I had extensively researched the best way for us to transport the boards to and from Base Camp. We needed the ability to carry two SUPs at once, and the ability to easily swap with … Continue reading Yakima SupDawg

Suspenz Kayak & SUP Stand

Suspenz Universal Portable Boat Stands: We purchased these stands to use for our Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem Kayak at our Base Camp in Grand Lake, CO. We have had these stands for about three years, and they are holding up well. The stand opens up wide enough to accommodate the kayak, either in the up … Continue reading Suspenz Kayak & SUP Stand

Yakima RidgeBack

Overall: Great Purchase Price paid: $349 Place purchased: InCompetition Link to Yakima website: Yakima Note: This blog receives no payment or other compensation for reviews of products or services. If I/we did not pay full retail price for a product being reviewed, I/we will explicitly state that in the review. Unless explicitly stated, I/we have no affiliation or … Continue reading Yakima RidgeBack

Yakima SweetRoll

Recently, we reviewed our Perception Cove 14.5 Tandem Kayak. So while we had decided upon which kayak we wanted, the next challenge was to determine how to transport it. The kayak weighs about 71 pounds and needs to rest atop our Chevy Tahoe. I am 5’11”, Stella is 5’1”, and the kayak is 14.5 feet … Continue reading Yakima SweetRoll