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by KNeal
Wed Apr 17, 2013 1:05 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Which slalom boat??
Replies: 9
Views: 1714

Re: Which slalom boat??

... with volume added to bow). Davey Hearn's Dynamic or a Super Dynamic may be worthwhile and also add that Zealot to the list of boats to try. The Loco is one of the largest newer slalom c-1's. Good luck, have fun, and keep us up-to-date.
by old and in the way
Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:59 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Playing in Slalom Boats in Charlotte
Replies: 8
Views: 692

Re: Playing in Slalom Boats in Charlotte

I lack both the skills and the stones to play at Charlotte, that and I still can't get used to artificial courses and single pole gates...Oh and I have Tad's old Loco, seems the darn boat didn't learn anything from him because when I paddle it - it goes slow...

Excellent video.
by old and in the way
Tue Apr 16, 2013 9:49 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Which slalom boat??
Replies: 9
Views: 1714

Re: Which slalom boat??

I'm 6-0, 210 and am at the top of the range for my Loco, but that design (or the more recent Robin Bell design Scorcho) would work out ok for you IMHO. I've been way overweight for boat designs many times over my simple citizen racer career and it's ...
by Bob P
Mon Dec 03, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: It's a sickness...
Replies: 51
Views: 15932

Re: It's a sickness...

The pictures don't show the true width. The bow is not that narrow (almost identical to the Loco), and the stern is fairly wide. The bow shape is much flatter than most newer boats too. I'm 160 lbs. (+ sometimes) and the previous boat (from which this was derived) was ...
by KNeal
Thu Sep 06, 2012 2:12 pm
Forum: Boats and Gear for Sale
Topic: WTB beater slalom C1
Replies: 6
Views: 1311

Re: WTB beater slalom C1

... saddle may need to be a smidge lower since the boat's edges will be more submerged than designed. Other boats to include are the: Zealot Dynamic Loco
by sbroam
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:14 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

And I want to try a Loco... Actually, any "new rules" C-1 for the plus sized paddler...
by KNeal
Thu Feb 23, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

Bob P wrote:
ezwater wrote:And if KNeal thinks the Loco is fast... My Cobra is 3-4% faster in flatwater. :o
Bob, I do want to paddle that Cobra. :D
by the great gonzo
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:39 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

... high water safety boat at Esprit :o ...oh, wait, it's go a 40 horse Merc back there :lol: ...never mind then :wink: . But I agree with KNeal, the Loco is seariously fast, I can run in circles around most of my kayaking friends in it... :D . And it's not only deriously fast, it turns on s dime, ...
by Mike W.
Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:04 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

Bob P wrote:And if KNeal thinks the Loco is fast... My Cobra is 3-4% faster in flatwater. :o
Now I want a Cobra!
by Bob P
Wed Feb 22, 2012 11:57 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

... with all my boats, so my comparisons are associated with real numbers. I'm a Friggin' engineer. I like numbers. 8) And if KNeal thinks the Loco is fast... My Cobra is 3-4% faster in flatwater. :o
by KNeal
Wed Feb 22, 2012 7:54 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?
Replies: 30
Views: 7134

Re: Ok, what's the fastest whitewater boat you've paddled?

c1: Maverick, although I found the Galasport Loco (Great Gonzo's boat) to be screaming fast

oc-1: Mike W's Wenonah (Jensen) oc-1w
by KNeal
Thu Jan 26, 2012 12:17 am
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Checking in after long absence...
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Checking in after long absence...

... I hope to see you soon, like at our armada if you can get to it. John and Joshua (Krikkit) gave the best big slalom boat answers. I've paddled the Loco (Great Gonzo's boat) and found that it carried great hull speed (in spite of being shorter) in addition to being a pivoting machine. If you get ...
by John Coraor
Wed Jan 25, 2012 8:46 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Checking in after long absence...
Replies: 8
Views: 1572

Re: Checking in after long absence...

... has given you some good tips. I'm just a tad lighter than you (varying from 205-215 lbs.) and have managed to squeeze myself into a used Galasport Loco, Robin Bell's first design before he went on to design the IMO and El Scorcho. The shorter slalom C-1s do pivot VERY EASILY, but you will be pushing ...
by old and in the way
Sun Sep 04, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: Lets see your boat list!
Replies: 37
Views: 19232

Down from the apex, up from the nadir:

Mad River Explorer (kevlar)
Esquif Spark
Millbrook Reaktor
Galasport Loco
Unknown Extrabat (son's boat)
Valley Mill Hackman (only housed here, belongs to a friend)
by John Coraor
Fri Sep 02, 2011 5:49 pm
Forum: CBoat C Forum
Topic: A better question: What boat do you paddle 90% of the time
Replies: 73
Views: 7290

Galasport Loco C-1 (for solo slalom)
Torrent XL C-2 (for tandem slalom)
Millbrook Boats Hooter OC-1 (for most river running; my knees & ankles don't last long anymore in C-1)