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Inflatable Boats – Tariffs Coming July 1st

Inflatable Boats – Tariffs Coming July 1st Well politics, or shall we say Donald Trump has managed to bring politics into the whitewater paddling sport, well for whitewater rafting anyways. As a result of the tariffs imposed on Canadian steel and aluminum imports for security reasons by the USA, starting July 1st Canada will impose…

Vancouver Whitewater Club – 2018 Chilliwack Festival

  The Vancouver Whitewater Club 2018 Chilliwack River Social July 20 to 22nd. At the Social Camping will be $25/car for one night and $40/car for two nights. Registration for camping opens on Friday at 5:00 p.m. For those arriving late on Friday night, if registration is closed, please check in at the booth on…

DIY Paddle / Kayak Ergometer

It is not exactly whitewater and not exactly the season, but for those winter months when you can’t get out on the water for a paddle, or are recovering from an injury and you want to stay or get in shape. Generally your options are to: a.) do nothing b.) find a local gym with…

1st Canadian Packrafting Roundup

1st Canadian Packrafting Roundup Mount Robson Provincial Park – August 31 – September 3, 2018 We are thrilled to have an event dedicated to the packrafting community in Canada. The first edition of the roundup will be held in beautiful Mount Robson provincial park, British Columbia. For its first edition, the packrafting roundup will be…

Alpaca Yak Packraft Rentals

FYI, Caps Bikes in New Westminster has 5 Alpaca Yak Packraft in their rental fleet. Rentals include either a large or medium Alpaca Yak Packraft, life jacket/PFD, seat and paddle. Rentals can be booked online here, or contact Caps directly: Cap’s Bicycle Shop 434A E Columbia St. New Westminster, BC V3L 3W9 604-524-3611