The Easy Rider

The EasyRider: S.U.P.

Stand Up Paddling (or SUP for short) is taking the world by storm.  It is not only the fastest growing water sport - but also the fastest growing sport in the world.

Store owner Warren has been paddling modern SUP boards since 2007 and was standing on sailboards with a paddle since he was a kid.

At Easy Rider we have taken the same approach to SUP as we have to the other sports we carry.  That being "if we are going to do it - we must do it right!"

With over 100 SUP boards in stock we have the largest selection in Canada, and most of the USA as well.   All of the staff here paddle and know what they are talking about.   Stop by and find out about this awesome new sport.

SUP Brands carried:
Starboard / Naish / Rogue / Coreban / Hobie / 404 / Riviera / Jimmy Lewis / Quickblade / Werner / C4 / On A Mission / DaKine / and many more.

Please scroll for the latest in stand-up paddling news.

Indoor SUP Lesson and Demo.

Now that it is truly winter – it’s time to start our Indoor Stand Up Paddleboard Lessons and board demos.

Our first session is on Tuesday, January 27th in the wave pool at West Edmonton Mall.

We supply all the boards and paddles, and give a brief lesson at the start, and then let you paddle around in nice warm water for almost 2 hours.

The cost is $10. per person (which we then donate to a local charity).

You must register in advance by calling the store – at 780-413-4554.

Space is limited so call in and register as soon as possible.

Please Note – Children must be at least 12 years old – and must have a parent in the water at all times.


“Season’s Over” SUP Sale!

Well it looks like the outdoor SUP paddling season is finally over here in Edmonton.
So it’s time for our season ender SALE.

All SUP board and Paddles will be on sale from November 26 to December 6.

In addition to the lowest prices of the season – we will also offer Free board delivery in the Edmonton area – Or – Free storage until spring.

We still have over 100 different Stand Up Paddleboards in stock – so we guarantee that we will have the right board for you.

Stop by and talk to Warren (the crazy guy paddling with the ice) and get set up for next summer.


Stand Up Paddle Surf Session

Our next session of the winter season is Tuesday, October 21 at the West Edmonton Mall Wave Pool.

There are 2 x 90 minute sessions – and it is $50. for each session.

Space is limited to 10 people per session.

You must have your own board and paddle (and leash).

You should have some experience in SUP paddling and surfing – as this is NOT a lesson.

You must register in advance – at the store.  First to register get to surf.

Please call for further details.  780-413-4554


Windsurf Information night.

Interested in Windsurfing?
Wanting to learn all about this awesome sport?
Already sail – but looking to get new gear?

If you are looking for answers to any of these questions – then the place to be is The Easy Rider on Monday, October 27.

We will be having a wine & cheese night to show you all about the sport . . .  and all about the new gear from Starboard – Severne – JP Australia – Neil Pryde and DaKine.

You will also be able to pre order the exact gear you want for next spring.

If you are interested – please call the shop at 780-413-4554 to RSVP for this event.


USED Stand Up Paddleboard Sale.

We have a few slightly used SUP boards for sale.
There is only one of each – and they are sold “as is”

Naish Glide Javelin LE 12'6" x 24"  Reg. $3999.99 - SALE $2299.99

Naish Glide Javelin LE 12’6″ x 24″ Reg. $3999.99 – SALE $2299.99  REDUCED TO $1500.

Starboard Sprint Carbon 14' x 25"   reg. $3099.99 - SALE $1499.99

Starboard Sprint Carbon 14′ x 25″ reg. $3099.99 – SALE $1499.99

North Saskatchewan River SUP Trek

At the end of July we held one of our famous Devon to Laurier Park in Edmonton SUP River Trek’s.

We once again seemed to luck out with a perfect weather day!
Twenty five paddlers had a great time paddling 35 km down the North Saskatchewan River.

Watch this space for the dates for our “fall colors” river paddle.

The Trek'ers.

The Trek’ers.

After a short bus ride to Devon - we're off.

After a short bus ride to Devon – we’re off.

First rest stop on a sand bar in the middle of the river - right near Rabbit Hill Ski Area.

First rest stop on a sand bar in the middle of the river – right near Rabbit Hill Ski Area.

Back at it - with Griffin leading the way.

Back at it – with Griffin leading the way.

Rest stop just past Terwillegar Park.

Rest stop just past Terwillegar Park.

Everyone say cheese!

Everyone say cheese!

7th Annual Easy Rider SUP Cup – presented by Starboard – RESULTS


Thank you all so much for coming out and paddling with us.

Here are the results – a full recap of the event, with photos will be up in the next couple of days.
Huge apologies to the few people that we missed getting times for.  With a large pack of Race and Tour paddlers finishing at the same time a few people were missed.




7th Annual SUP Cup – Map and info!

IMPORTANT INFO for the River Race and Tour!

7th Annual Easy Rider SUP Cup – presented by Starboard

Starboard presents the
7th Annual Easy Rider SUP Cup        August 16 & 17, 2014

Saturday, August 16
Stand Up Paddleboard Race & Tour on the North Saskatchewan River in Edmonton. 
Race will be approximately 16 km.           Touring class will be approximately 8 km.
BBQ will follow at end of race / tour.
FREE Shuttle service provided to Pre-Registered  Race and Tour paddlers.

Saturday evening will be the  Easy Rider – SUP Film Festival – featuring the Canadian Premiere of H2Mexic0
Location is at the Overtime bar next to Easy Rider in Whitemud Crossing.          All Ages welcome until 9:30 PM

Sunday, August 17
World’s only indoor SUP Surf Contest         West Edmonton Mall Wave Pool
Men’s, Women’s and Juniors (16 and under).
SUP Surf Contest – Limited to 32 Men / 8 Women / 8 Juniors

First to sign up get to surf. 

Each paddle event is $25.
Tons of draw prizes.       All ability levels.      Must have your own Board / Paddle / Leash / Whistle

Entry Forms are now available IN STORE.
After August 8 – you will be on your own for getting to the start, and back from the finish to Laurier Park.

Pre Registration is now available at The Easy Rider
For the FREE Shuttle service you MUST pre-register – in person – at the store BEFORE Aug. 8


Saturday, August 16, 2014
River RACE Paddlers
Registration and Check in Starts at 8:00 AM at the boat launch area of Laurier Park.
Shuttle to RACE Start leaves at 9:00 AM (only for Pre registered competitors)

River TOUR Paddlers
Registration and Check in Starts at 9:00 AM
TOUR will start at shortly after 10:00 AM – You MUST be ready to paddle by 9:45 AM

 ALL Paddlers will finish at Rafters Landing (Edmonton Queen River Boat)
Those that registered in advance will be shuttled back to Laurier Park for the BBQ and Awards.

SUP Film Festival.
7:00 PM at Overtime (right beside The Easy Rider store)
4211-106 Street.
Raffle Prizes and the Canadian Premiere of the SUP movie H2Mexic0

Sunday, August 17, 2014
SUP Surf Contest – Limited to 32 Men / 8 Women / 8 Juniors
First to sign up get to surf.

Meet in the Parking lot on the SOUTH side of the Water Park near Door “C” at 5:45 AM
Doors open at 6:00 AM
First Heat hits the Water at 6:30 AM.

7thSUP Cup

SUP Lesson and Board Demo – July 21

Our last Lesson and Board Demo in July is on Monday, July 21 – at Hermitage Park Lake.

Call the store for details and to register.