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Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-15-2008, 9:30 PM Reply   
Is there backpack like a skate backpack that can hold a wakeboard in the straps? i know cwb makes a skate backpack but can it hold a wakeboard also?
Old    Abe (reconabe)      Join Date: Jun 2007       01-15-2008, 9:32 PM Reply   
Are you going to hike and board some water mountains??
Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-15-2008, 9:33 PM Reply   
haha no, but it'd be nice to have a back pack with all my gear in it including my wakeboard for when im not on my boat...do skateboarders go hiking and board in the mountains? O.o
Old    wakelvr            01-15-2008, 9:36 PM Reply   
That is actually a great idea IMO. I could use one, especially when we are hitching a ride with someone else.
Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-15-2008, 9:40 PM Reply   
woot! someone agrees! I'd love to see one, wakeboards are a lot wider than skateboards but its still gotta be possible with stronger straps
Old    Ryan Cowan (aces6692)      Join Date: Nov 2006       01-15-2008, 9:44 PM Reply   
it would be cool for winching with a skate to, u just strap it onto your backpack and go find a sick spot to winch
Old    Mitch (wakemitch)      Join Date: Jun 2005       01-15-2008, 10:04 PM Reply   
ten80 had a wakeskate bag that had back pack straps. i dont know if they still make it.

wakeboards are huge and are awkward to carry on your back. your legs will it it when you walk probably. i would suggest that you just get a board bagwith a shoulder strap.
Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-16-2008, 1:29 AM Reply   
is there a snowboarding back pack? i would think so so you could hike up a mountain and snowboard down, but snowboards are just as long as wakeboards...the only thing i could see is that wakeboards are so wide.
Old    Scott (scott_a)      Join Date: Dec 2002       01-16-2008, 2:18 AM Reply   
Either Hyperlite or LF makes an 08 model that has backpack straps on it. I forget which brand, though.
Old    scott firman (mucktoerider)      Join Date: Jan 2007       01-16-2008, 8:10 AM Reply   
Hyperlite Team bag has the back pack straps. Looks pretty awesome. Would not want to climb Everest with it! But looks pretty handy.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-16-2008, 8:57 AM Reply   
http://www.the-house.com/te5miwb6zz-ten-80.html

The House has some left for sale. I got one works great for skates, hold a few of them.
Old    Tuneman (tuneman)      Join Date: Mar 2002       01-16-2008, 12:03 PM Reply   
I've got a padded wakeboard bag with the backpack straps. I've had it for many years. I bought it from a friend who got it at Midwest Mastercraft. He picked it up in the late 90's. It only has the Midwest Mastercraft logo on it.
Old    Allen Sasser (bamacpa)      Join Date: Aug 2006       01-16-2008, 12:19 PM Reply   
We got an O'brien padded bag last year with back pack straps and you can get most all your gear in it (vest, towel, rope, helmet). But like Mitch said it does hit your legs when walking. We usually just use the shoulder strap.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       01-17-2008, 10:20 AM Reply   
hahahahaha TUNEMAN great profile picture!
Old    Cason Slaughter (caseman1322)      Join Date: Sep 2007       01-17-2008, 10:58 AM Reply   
Quiksilver makes a snow backpack that is made to carry a snowboard. It's in the premium line though, and it's almost $500, but hey if your willing to pay more for your back pack then your board then go ahead.
http://www.hdosport.com/Quiksilver-Premium-Snow-Pack-395.htm
Old    Tuneman (tuneman)      Join Date: Mar 2002       01-18-2008, 3:45 PM Reply   
Thanks, Andy....I think. You wouldn't diss a fellow teammate, would you? he, he. That is me and I also ride for O'Brien.
Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       01-18-2008, 4:17 PM Reply   
holy crap thats an expensive backpack lol, id rather carry all my things for sure...nice find though!

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