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hawaii, reefs, Spyder Surf, surf, surfing, travel, Travel, tropical, warm water, waves -

This spot is easily seen from the road and access is a piece of cake.  It is across a bay from a famous, world class right hand reef . [caption id="attachment_238" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Bigger than you think. Less crowded than you'd think it should be...[/caption] Unlike that spot, it might have only 5-10 people out instead of 30-50.  It is heavier than it looks (and bigger).  The wind is not always friendly to it (but this day sure was on).  This spot is called...(haha go find out and surf it for yourself). [caption id="attachment_239" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Known primarily as a...

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Andy Irons, Bruce Irons, Hanalei Bay, hawaii, kauai, surf, surfing, Travel, tropical, waves -

Kauai, the Garden Island, home to surfing gems such as Hanalei Bay, has its share of lesser-known breaks that are equally fun.  We're not talking "secret spots" here.  We're talking about those breaks that are clearly marked on all the tourist road maps.  The problem is not WHERE to go, but knowing WHEN to go.  And that's something you'll have to learn for yourself.  It's well worth the exploration, so go and score! [caption id="attachment_228" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Looks fun and playful, but the signs are there for a reason. As the Hawaii lifeguards say, "If in doubt, don't go out!"[/caption]...

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La Ticla, Mainland Mexico, Pascuales, puerto escondido, surf, surf trip, surfing, Travel, travel, Trestles, tropical, warm water -

"Mainland Mex" conjures up images of heaving barrels at Puerto Escondido, "unnamed heavy beach breaks" (aka Pascuales), broken boards, and long hold downs.  But is it really always that heavy?  Not at all!  Take a look at this photo--doesn't it look fun? That's because it is.  This is La Ticla, located in the state of Michoacan in Mainland Mexico.  It's a lot like Trestles with nobody out.  This guy is #2 in the water and it's already 8 a.m.!  You and he are staring at a chest-high offshore a-frame which is as fun to surf as it looks.  Here's another:...

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Beanie, Boardies, Boardshorts, Custom, Events, Free, Gift With Purchase, Hermosa Beach, Hurley, Phantom, Sale, Spyder, surf, surfing -

Don't miss out! Knock out some Holiday shopping and get hooked up while you're at it!!

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Contest, Events, Hermosa Beach, Hermosa Pier, South Bay Boardriders Club, Spyder, SpyderBoards, surf, surfing -

Thanks to everyone who helped make the event great! Check out some photos below by Ken Pagliaro.  See you at Event # 2! [gallery]

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