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SUP board

  • Introducing Aztron Inflatable SUP Boards!

    Aztron Lunar Inflatable SUP Aztron Lunar SUP Board

    Just in time for stand up paddle board season, check out the Aztron line up of inflatable SUP boards now available on RoadBikeOutlet.com.

    Aztron's SUPs signature double chamber technology means these boards are super stiff, and have the feel of a rigid stand up paddle board.

    All of Aztron's SUP board packages come fully loaded with accessories like an awesome carry bag, 3 piece paddle, leash and a dual action pump.

    Aztron Mercury iSUP Aztron Mercury Inflatable SUP

    Great for beginners, experts and anyone in between, Aztron SUP boards offer something for everybody. The Aztron Sirius is great for surfing and whitewater, while the Meteor is perfect if you need to travel to a SUP race. There is even a multi person SUP board, the Aztron Galaxie!

    Think about an inflatable stand up paddle board as a durable, lighter and versatile alternative to traditional hard SUP boards. Whether you're landlocked, have an upcoming vacation near the sea, or want to try SUP yoga, all you need is some water and a sense of adventure to enjoy stand up paddle life.

    With so many reasons to get an inflatable SUP, like ease of storage, portability,  a chance see the world in a different way, and FUN, Aztron is sure to make waves in the industry. We are excited to carry Aztron iSUPs, and think you'll agree.

    Be a part of this super fun sport and one of the hottest summer activities of the past couple years. An amazing way to spend time with family and friends,  or even to get in shape, stand up paddle boarding is here to stay.

    Join us on the journey, and check out the Aztron SUP boards!

    Aztron iSUP Aztron Urono Inflatable SUP Board
  • How to Stand Up Paddleboard - SUP Beginner Tips

     

    Whether you have an inflatable SUP or a hard SUP board, paddling season is here! Here are some great tips for the beginning stand up paddle boarder.

    Vilano Navigator Good form on a Vilano Navigator

    Face the correct way. Fins help the board “track” in the water and keep it in a straight line as you go. Make sure the fin(s) on the underside of the SUP board are behind you as you paddle.

    Consider a leash. A SUP leash will keep the board tethered to your leg and within reach if you happen to <ahem> “dismount” the board for any reason.

    Start on your knees. Take the board into a few feet of flat, calm water and mount the board on your knees.  Paddle on the right side to move to the left, and vice versa. Get used to the way your weight feels on the board while kneeling. Paddle around a little. Ready to get up?

    Stand up. Keep your feet parallel and shoulder width apart, positioned about in the middle of the SUP board (straddle the handle). Stand up straight and with good posture, but not stiff. Grip the top of the paddle’s handle with one hand, the center of the shaft with the other. It is easier to stand if the board has forward momentum. Start paddling!

    Use your whole body. Bend your knees a little, push the paddle into the water, and twist your torso using your stronger core muscles rather than just your arms. Note: If your paddle has an angled or sloped blade, hold it so the blade slopes away from you. Holding it the other way will cause drag and slow your progress!

    Keep your head up. Your body will follow your eyes/head’s lead, so if you are constantly looking down, you may wind up in the drink! Head up, back straight, and body weight slightly over your toes as you paddle are good habits for the SUP board beginner.

    Vilano Journey Paddling is fun on a Vilano Journey!

    Be aware of conditions. Check tides and wind and weather forecasts before you head out to paddle. Weather can change quickly and you do not want to be caught unaware.

    Fall gracefully. Away from your board and fins! Go ahead and practice so you are ready for the first time it happens spontaneously.

    Mind your equipment. Most “accidents” with the board happen on land, or in too-shallow water. Don't run aground or drop onto a hard surface, the fin will suffer. Pump your inflatable SUP board to the recommended PSI for best performance. If you find yourself in the surf lineup, stay away from other wave riders until you are comfortable. Waves can tumble you and the board over, and damage your gear or theirs.

    HAVE FUN! Relax, glide through the water and enjoy nature. Or turn it into a workout and paddle hard. With practice you’ll go from newbie to pro in no time!

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