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Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Kitedougiefresh » Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:36 pm

Does anyone out there have any pictures or suggestions on using my mountain bike to ride to the beach with my hydrofoil? I see there are surfboard carriers for bicycles, but I need something in addition that I could use to support the mast also. It is about a 1 mile ride to get where I am going. I have considered using a modified baby carrier but not sure i want to tow something. Thanks in advance for any and all suggestions!

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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby tkaraszewski » Tue Jul 28, 2020 6:40 pm

There's a guy who who rides a bike with a cargo trailer with his foil in it.
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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Pierrot » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:02 pm

I'm using an "Ikea Sladda" bike trailer.
Works well and very cheap, but it is only a 10 to 15mn trip to the spot depending on where I go...
2 kites, wetsuit, harness, pump etc... + 1 HF board and foil tied on top.

I'll take a photo next WE.
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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Kitedougiefresh » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:21 pm

Pierrot wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:02 pm
I'm using an "Ikea Sladda" bike trailer.
Works well and very cheap, but it is only a 10 to 15mn trip to the spot depending on where I go...
2 kites, wetsuit, harness, pump etc... + 1 HF board and foil tied on top.

I'll take a photo next WE.
That would be great. My trip time would be the same as yours..

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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Cdog » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:24 pm

I found a baby jogging stroller on the street and made a trailer out of it
I don't ride with mast attached I like to suspend the mast when traveling
Here's mine
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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Kitedougiefresh » Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:31 pm

Cdog wrote:
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:24 pm
I found a baby jogging stroller on the street and made a trailer out of it
I don't ride with mast attached I like to suspend the mast when traveling
Here's mine
image1.jpeg
Right on! Nice job..

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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Peter_Frank » Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:48 pm

You could also jump in your wetsuit, put your harness on, kites on the back, and have the complete foil under your arm when riding to the water.
I often do this :thumb:

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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby Horst Sergio » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:18 pm

As Peter said, there are many easy solutions to cycle to your spot depending on your personal demands and those of your foil :wink:
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Inbetween you may find what you need.
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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby BalsaMichel » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:21 pm

...and next time I will prove that it also works for 1100 kilometers with a hydrofoil.

..okay to be honest last time I took a train for the first 1088 kilometers.

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Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

Postby deniska » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:27 pm

I used a similar scooter a number of times to get to the beach when the wife needed a car.
The board , mast, fuse, wings go to a surf bag over shoulder.I can squeeze in a foil kite and a bar in the bag too, but usually prefer a kite bag..
put harness on and go.. 3-4 miles is not a problem


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