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by auldfella
Fri Jan 15, 2021 3:42 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Modern creekers, old school style?

I'm in Ireland and close to good paddling.

Picking up a demo boat next week, will have to try out on a weir or 2 as thats all thats within my 5k limit, but its a start

The Spud will see some action yet!
by auldfella
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:41 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Modern creekers, old school style?

I guess another way of posing the question If I took a break from Downhill mtb from 2000 until now, it's so easy to see the benefits of the improvements over the years. For someone coming back into the sport everything is better, more stability, faster and come with better brakes, modern geometry h...
by auldfella
Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:42 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Modern creekers, old school style?

Cheers Daz, yeah to much time to be doing research at the minute, that's my problem! Very familiar with Alex and Wade at this point At 95kg I'm pushing the recommended weight on all but the biggest boats and everything (particularly online) is pushing me towards the bigger sizes The OG is a friends ...
by auldfella
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:53 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Modern creekers, old school style?

I guess another way of posing the question If I took a break from Downhill mtb from 2000 until now, it's so easy to see the benefits of the improvements over the years. For someone coming back into the sport everything is better, more stability, faster and come with better brakes, modern geometry ha...
by auldfella
Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Re: Modern creekers, old school style?

Nice one Lads! The Mamba and Diesel are boats I could see working for me, for want of a better term "I understand" them I'm questioning will a newer style boat make my learning curve steeper than something I'm more familiar with, is this something that will be worth it I can see myself paddling loca...
by auldfella
Tue Jan 12, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Whitewater and Touring
Topic: Modern creekers, old school style?
Replies: 16
Views: 529

Modern creekers, old school style?

So after a long hiatus in which I raised a family and followed the mad hatter down a rabbit hole on a mtb I'm getting back paddling again. I was a confident grade 4 paddler who would happily hit one or 2 sections of five mid river on a good day. Looking to get back to do some 3-4 and probably steer ...