September 4th, 2015
Posts Tagged ‘surfboard racks’
Beat the pack to the peak with the new Carver surfboard mount for bikes. This is a game changer for those of you who hoof it to places like Lower Trestles, or park in war-zones like Huntington. Born on the North Shore of Oahu, Carver Surf Racks are road tested and approved by Hawaiian journeymen like Garrett Mcnamara, Jon Jon Florence, Megan Abubo, and Jamie Sterling.
Unlike other jimmy-rigged frame-mounted saddles, this alloy set-up fastens to the seat-stem of your bike for universal mounting. The arms adjust length and angle for boards up to 8ft. When not in use, the racks fold together and out of your way. It even comes with an allen wrench for super easy assembly.
Five Reason Why Carver Racks Can Improve Your Session
1. Gets you to the beach before the wind and crowds gets on it.
2. No worrying about someone finding where you stashed your skateboard.
3. Warms up and stretches legs before your session.
4. No more gnarly foot blisters from running across hot coarse asphalt.
5. Blow dries your hair so the boss cant tell you surfed at lunch.
You’ll be surfing twice as much with Carver bike racks, new here at SWELL.COMThank you for visiting the Swell blog. Visit us on www.facebook.com/swell for more exclusive fan offers, giveaways and more.
Chances are at some point or another you will need to mount a surfboard to the roof of a car. In order to do it properly and depending on your vehicle you will need 1 of 2 different types of systems to fasten down your prized piece of fiberglass. Below we will take a look at Rack Pads & Straps vs. Soft Racks.
Rack Pads ( aka Hard Rack Pads or Auto Rack Pads) & Straps (aka Tie Down Straps) – Get these only if you already have aftermarket racks on the roof of your car. The pads will fasten over your car’s hard racks and you will use the straps to secure the boards down. Scroll Down for Rack Pads & Straps Instructions
Soft Racks – Get these if you do not already have any type of racks on the roof of your car. They will fasten your boards down securely on anything from an SUV to a small sedan. Scroll Down or Click here to go to Soft Rack Instructions (must click post title first)
Mounting a Surfboard with Rack Pads & Straps: