• Test Drive: Liquidlogic Party BRAAAP – Gore Canyon. Two Thumbs Up
  • 2017 Pyranha Machno – What we know so far…
  • Winter Grand Canyon
  • LIQUIDLOGIC KAYAKS FOR SALE AT CKS ONLINE (AGAIN!)
  • Hala Gear According To SUP Guru Atom Crawford
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Test Drive: Liquidlogic Party BRAAAP – Gore Canyon. Two Thumbs Up

November 8, 2016
It’s nice to be excited about a current model boat again….I am trying to think of the last time that a boat landed here at the CKS warehouse, and the entire sales staff (which consists of the one and only Nelson Jones), and shipping crew (OK, one dude named Noah) stood outside and stared at… View Article
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2017 Pyranha Machno – What we know so far…

October 31, 2016
Pyranha hinted that they were going to release a new river runner earlier this year. They confirmed the rumor at Outdoor Retailer 2016.  When we found out that the new 2017 Pyranha Machno was a burly yet playful, heavily rockered, river running and creeking machine, we were not surprised (because most Pyranha’s have these traits…)…. View Article

Winter Grand Canyon

October 23, 2016
It’s day 4 of our marathon sprint 7 day trip.  Ice has been forming on my gear all day long, a stiff headwind is stinging my face and it is 6pm and dark, we have been paddling for 9 hours.  Strangely I’m enjoying myself, I feel fine with paddling for a few more hours, I’ve… View Article
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LIQUIDLOGIC KAYAKS FOR SALE AT CKS ONLINE (AGAIN!)

October 11, 2016
I’ll be honest, we were pretty bummed when we got the news that Liquidlogic Kayaks would no longer be selling to retailers. Of all of the brands of whitewater boats for sale at CKS, Liquidlogic was one that had managed to retain it’s soul, and at the same time kept on offering smooth, intuitive, river… View Article
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Hala Gear According To SUP Guru Atom Crawford

September 26, 2016
HALA Gear Urban Dictionary Definition: “Hala Gear is the most amazing SUP you will probably ever meet. Really good at surfing, river running, glassy lakes, multi day trips, fishing, yoga, too sexy to even comprehend, just as strong as she is sleek, big and stable. Pretty pro-active with anything, cool and helpful. If you don’t… View Article
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TOP 5 DEALS ON STAND UP PADDLE BOARDS AT CKS

September 20, 2016
If you’re looking to add an inflatable stand up paddle board (iSUP) to your quiver, now is a great time to shop.  Many manufactures are busy launching their 2017 boards, which means that 2015-16 shapes are available at heavily (20% + off)  discounted prices. With an Indian Summer at our doorstep,  snag a killer deal… View Article
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2016 Large Jackson Kayak Zen Review – A Class IV Perspective

September 16, 2016
By Joshua MacNaughton 6’4” height, 205 lbs, 35” inseam, Size 12 shoe I had been wishing for a new planning hull creek boat for some time. For many years my trusty Wavesport Diesel 80 had helped me progress from Class III to IV whitewater. As I started chasing harder rivers, I knew I wanted a… View Article
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5 MUST HAVE ITEMS FOR A SOUTHEASTERN WHITEWATER ROAD TRIP

September 13, 2016
Summertime in the Rockies is quickly coming to an end. The melt has slowed to a trickle, and lapping low water Pine Creek / Numbers  after work is getting old. Time to fire up the Tacoma, download a Waylon Jennings mix on Spotify, and point the compass East to the Dirty South – for some… View Article
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Spencer Huff’s Pyranha 9R Review

September 7, 2016
CKS Squad Member Spencer Huff reviews the Pyranha 9R As kayaking continues to progress and push new limits, new kayak designs must evolve to ensure they are up to the task. Up until recently most creek boat designs have been quite similar, wide rounded hulls with big bows and with continuous rocker. This makes them… View Article
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Burnzy’s Top 5 Class 5 Necessities

August 23, 2016
Well, here we are again. The water levels are starting to drop, the days are getting shorter, and the ever encroaching fall season is getting closer. However, don’t let the winter blues settle in just yet! Gore season (at least mortal flow season) is upon us and if you’re serious about your whitewater recreation, then… View Article