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The fine folks at Blue Ridge Chair Works have hinted that they are working on developing a Bike Pack Chair. This is outstanding and I can't wait. For beach going cyclists and anyone in general, this will be a great new product. Blue Ridge Chairs uses the finest quality products for extremely long lasting enjoyment.  While we are unsure of the launch date and price point, I for one look forward to the ability to put on the bike pack and carry my Jimmy Lewis stand up paddleboard (SUP) to the beach with no issues of the chair being in...

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Each year, I attend one, sometimes two Surf Expos in Orlando. Held each January and September, they feature the latest and greatest in the Surf, SUP, Skate, Apparel and Beach Gear. This year was great as always but the item that got my attention was a really fun toy called Surfer Dudes. You have to check out their website and I would love to know if you think I should carry them on this website! I'm very tempted. There are six different surfers to select; so you can race them. They are surfer boom-a-rangs! Powered by the waves, they will...

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The only thing better than meeting one of your idols is meeting them for second time! Robert August was one of the two Surfers featured in the Surf Classic Endless Summer. I met Robert the first time a few years ago at the Surf Expo and he is so willing to talk and chat. Very funny man too! Thanks to Joe Nuzzo from Suncoast SurfShop in Treasure Island for not only introducing me again this year but also for ordering me my first longboard (custom). It was a model called "What I Ride" signed on the bottom near the Stringer...

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First and foremost, if you care about the finished look of your SUP repair, smooth, watertight and color, pay to have it done by a professional. It you have experience or its a minor issue I have some tips from a repair professional. If the board is made from epoxy, use epoxy, not polyurethane fiberglass resin.The two resin types don't play well together! Dry the repair area completely, inside and out. If water remains in the repair area, the resin will create non stop air bubbles as it heats to cure, bubbles are never good on a repair. Most important,...

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Have you ever had the opportunity to meet a legend in a hobby, sport or activity that you love? Attending any Surf Expo event (Sept. or Jan.) you are bound to see some known industry leaders from surfboard shapers, surfers and others. Last January it was Tony Little who pumps up the nutrition and exercise products and this year Shaun Tomson was there again adding credibility to the sports main exposition of the year. One year, the Gulf of Mexico had waves around the time of the expo and as I paddled in the water, Shaun Tomson paddled right by...

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