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Transporting your surfboard by bike: Tips and Advice

Transporting your surfboard by bike can be an ecological and practical alternative to go surfing, especially if you live near the beach or if you don't have a car 🚚.

However, this requires good preparation to avoid any risk of accident or damage to your board. In this article, we will give you tips on how to transport your surfboard safely on your bike.

Bike Surf Rack

1. Choose a suitable surfboard carrier 🏄🏻‍♂️

There are several different types of bike surfboard carriers , each with their pros and cons. You can opt for a surfboard carrier that attaches to the back of your bike , or a surfboard carrier that attaches to the side of your bike.

It is important to choose a board carrier that fits your bike and your surfboard.

Budget level count a hundred for a good rack

2. Prepare your surfboard ✅

Before transporting your surfboard, it is important to prepare it to avoid any risk of damage. Make sure the board is clean and dry, remove the fins if necessary and store it in a protective cover to avoid scratches and bumps.

Scooter Surfboard Rack

3. Attach your surfboard to your surfboard carrier 🌊

To attach your surfboard to your surfboard carrier, you can use straps or rubber bands to hold it in place. Be careful not to overtighten to avoid damaging your board.

4. Check the stability of your surfboard 🥵

Before setting off, check that your surfboard is secure and stable on your surfboard rack. Shake your bike slightly to see if the board moves. If so, readjust the straps or rubber bands to hold it in place. 🏄🏻‍♂️

5. Drive carefully 🚲

When transporting your surfboard by bicycle, it is important to ride carefully. Avoid bumpy roads and sharp turns, and drive at a moderate speed to avoid the risk of an accident.

By following these simple tips, you can transport your surfboard safely on your bike. Not only will this save you money on fuel, it will also help reduce your carbon footprint ♻️.

What makes a good bike surfboard carrier?

It's quite simple. A good bike surfboard carrier accomplishes several basic tasks

  1. It keeps your surfboard safe during transport
  2. It protects your board (and you) by reducing the chances of a catastrophic crash.
  3. It is easy to install.
  4. It should have minimal impact on your cycling experience - the less it affects your mobility and visibility, the better.

So, take your bike, your surfboard and go surfing in complete serenity!

About the Author :

Clément Morandière - Expert en Sport de glisse, surf, windsurf, paddle , wing - Consultant et  Shopify Expert