Thank you Down River Equipment

August 12, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. Down River Equipment of Denver just held the coolest demo for CKS staff of the season.  Down River provided an overnight raft trip on Browns Canyon supplying food and beverages. “Camping with Down River I felt like we were in an outdoor product magazine ad.  We kind of… View Article

Have you ever wondered what it costs to ship kayaks internationally?

August 4, 2011
  Shipping Kayaks Internationally This helpful blog was requested to be written by Colorado Kayak Supply e-commerce General Manager Dave Kloberdanz.  Dave asserts that a lot of CKS customers ask about shipping internationally and offered his experience. Top 5 International Countries Requesting Shipping: Australia Japan New Zealand Canada South Korea Shipping a kayak Internationally is… View Article

Dodging Metro Brown Storm at 70 mph

July 27, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. Dodging Metro Brown Storm at 70 mph This story begins after successfully flying to Santiago, Chile with a near record amount of luggage:  kayak, 2 inflatable SUP boards, Chevy Tahoe Rear Lift gate window, and random personal supplies.  After securing Budget Rentals most economical car, Chevy Spark, I’m… View Article

How much baggage will an airline allow a kayaker?

July 26, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. How much baggage will an airline allow a kayaker? It’s a bit of a trick question as most airlines long ago red listed kayaks.  Although, seasoned travelling paddlers understand ways to fly with your craft.  It’s risky, stressful, takes some savvy talk at the check-in desk but often… View Article

BV Pond Demo Tuesdays- FREE chance to paddle!

July 23, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. It’s hot!  Colorado summer hot and at about 6:00 pm every Tuesday getting wet and paddling sounds like the perfect way to beat the heat.  But you don’t own a kayak or SUP board.     You are invited to Colorado Kayak Supply’s free demo Tuesday. Below we’ll… View Article

Who is Johnnie Kayaker?

July 22, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. Who is Johnnie Kayaker? Although many have claimed sightings around the world, he remains a mystery, part nomad part adventurer and even a splash of romantic at times.  Some facts about him are concrete.  Johnnie is the best kayaker to ever seek out whitewater.  He travels like a… View Article

Teva Salida SUP Comp Photos

July 21, 2011
This past weekend Colorado Kayak Supply and Teva hosted two more SUP events with a downriver race and Salida “Office Wave” surf competitions. C4 Waterman rep Morgan Mason describes the events. “The structure is a two part event featuring downriver and surf competitions.  This show cases a popular variety of boards.  Badfish Designs are demoing… View Article

CKS Announces a $5,000 Photo or Video Scholarship to New River Academy.

July 14, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS.                         CKS Announces a $5,000 Photo or Video Scholarship to New River Academy. “And That Has Made All the Difference.” Colorado Kayak Supply announces a $5,000 Academic Scholarship to the producer of the best original photo essay… View Article

What do Chattanooga and Salida kayakers have in common?

When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. What do Chattanooga and Salida kayakers have in common? Both cities with great whitewater kayaking reputations love Haley Mills as their ambassador.                             Why?  This past month Haley Mills placed fifth in freestyle kayaking’s most… View Article

Stomper designer shares Guru secrets… and talks about musical.

July 1, 2011
When you need the best equipment… Choose CKS. Stomper designer shares Guru secrets… and talks about musical. “David we’re getting a lot of searches for the Stomper.  Can you get with Shane (Benedict) and Woody (Calloway) to write a blog about it?” My boss Bobby Kuepper suggesting an insider interview with Liquid Logic owner designers. I… View Article