Recently came across someone who is putting their own spin on bikerafting in using an e-scooter.
That got me thinking…
What other alternative transportation modes might be a good fit for certain applications w packrafting?
Some alternatives I could think of are:
Wondering if anyone has any thoughts or other ideas? Or if anyone has had any success / experience utilize these alternate forms of transportation?
I’ve seen quite a few photos of people skateboarding-rafting and even one guy unicycle-rafting! Roller blades would be fun in the city
How close are we to jet packs?
I know I’ve seen a fair amount of “fly-camping” done by paramotor flyers, it would be pretty epic to link maybe hiking up a mountain, then speedflying/paragliding down, and rafting back to your car.
Folding bikes are a perfect fit for bikerafting. Bike Friday recently released a new model called the All-Packa that is designed for bikepacking, with frame clearance for 2.4-inch wide tires.
I was thinking about this yesterday for shuttling purposes. Having an e bike or scooter that you could put on a bike rack would make self-shuttling longer routes pretty easy! Anyone have something like this?
That seems like a pretty close name copy to Alpacka Raft…
We’ve got photos of longboard-rafting, unicycle-rafting, skateboard-rafting, BMX-rafting and even motorcycle-rafting and ATV-rafting in The Bikeraft Guide or at @thebikeraftguide on Instagram (and we saw the ATV-rafting I think on Kokopelli’s Instagram. People are getting creative! Though I wouldn’t recommend trying the motorcycle- or ATV-rafting …