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by NRB
Sat Apr 23, 2016 4:41 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?
Replies: 5
Views: 3422

Re: Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?

Thanks for the thoughts Doug. I'm thinking either yak to mule size is for me, but its good to hear someone about my size with a bigger raft. Do you find the LLama cumbersome in rivers? I imagine it tracks pretty well in flat water but does it behave 'slowly' in the rivers. Gear will depend on the tr...
by NRB
Fri Mar 25, 2016 5:17 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?
Replies: 5
Views: 3422

Re: Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?

Thanks for the thoughts Mike. I just learned a friend of mine is going to be leading packrafting trips out of Homer this summer and the company he works for has geared up with a bunch of new models so it looks like I might be able to get to run some trials with him. I do try to pack light on bike to...
by NRB
Thu Mar 24, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Asia
Topic: Mekong River, NW Yunnan, China
Replies: 1
Views: 3964

Re: Mekong River, NW Yunnan, China

Thanks for this awesome info, just to resurrect you post. I'm just getting into the packrafting thing and combining it with with bikepacking/touring is where I want to take it. I have a dream trip of eventually bikerafting down the mekong. The laos, thailand, cambodia, and vietnam sections seem to b...
by NRB
Tue Mar 22, 2016 8:35 am
Forum: Packrafting Gear
Topic: Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?
Replies: 5
Views: 3422

Best fit Alpacka for bike-rafting/touring?

I was hoping to get some advice from the bikerafters. I have some experience bike packing/touring but adding some water travel to that or hiking, a packraft looks like the way to go. I've seen many of the blogs, pictures and videos of your badassery, and now I have the itch. I am going to scratch it...