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    touring with a skateboard?

    I know this might be a long shot but I am touring up the pacific northwest coast and as you may or may not know it is home to some of the sweetest skateparks in the country. It would be heartbreaking to have to just ride past them so I was wondering if anybody has ever carried a board with them on tour and how they did it.thanks.

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    That sounds rad. Maybe you could find a smaller old school board?

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    Slightly off topic but did you know that someone did the entire C&O canal on a skateboard? Considering iit is not paved, I like to see how it was done. Carrying a board seems to be easy, it's flat, just secure to the rear rack first, the place your other stuff on top of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpsblake
    Slightly off topic but did you know that someone did the entire C&O canal on a skateboard? Considering iit is not paved, I like to see how it was done. Carrying a board seems to be easy, it's flat, just secure to the rear rack first, the place your other stuff on top of it.
    that's what i was thinking. I don't know what the c and o canal is though.

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    someone did the seattle to portland bike ride on their skateboard. that's a long time to be riding. not sure how long that c and o canal is, but the seattle to portland is 206 miles.

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    A quick google revealed this thing:

    http://www.bewild.com/skbira.html

    It would sure at a lot of wind resistance to your ride. :0
    That's gonna leave a mark.

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    The C&O canal is an unpaved trail that follows the Potomac River in Maryland. Someone did the entire thing riding a modified skateboard.

    I wonder if anyone has actually ridden across the United States exclusively on a skateboard?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gpsblake
    I wonder if anyone has actually ridden across the United States exclusively on a skateboard?
    I guess so...

    http://www.rollsrolls.com/service/saa/saa.html
    That's gonna leave a mark.

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    How are you going to mount the rack and panniers on the skateboard.
    F Thomas

    "Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving."
    Albert Einstein (1879-1955)

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