Final mechanical check

Handy hints: Transporting dive gear on a scooter

Preparing to depart
Preparing to depart

Perhaps you’ve wondered how you’re going to make it along the coastal road from Simon’s Town after a dive, with a bag full of dive gear. You’re worried that a strong gust of wind might catch your enormous dive bag and overbalance your bike. What’s more, maybe you have a passenger who also has a large bag of gear. What to do? Stay at home?

Final mechanical check
Final mechanical check

Fear not! Help is at hand, courtesy of Andrew and Oliver. Their solution is as follows:

  • wear your wetsuit, booties, weight belt and BCD
  • stow your regulators and masks under the seat of your bike
  • get the passenger to hold both pairs of fins
  • don’t forget the helmets!
Ready to go!
Ready to go!

I’m afraid if you have cylinders too, we can’t help you. A bigger bike might be required…

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Clare

Lapsed mathematician, creator of order, formulator of hypotheses. Lover of the ocean, being outdoors, the bush, reading, photography, travelling (especially in Africa) and road trips.

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