Here, along the waters of
the Internet's "Quiet
Corner" you are cordially invited to drop in and
share some cider and time with the most experienced and friendliest
Water Rat in these parts.
We share decades of knowledge,
expertise and enthusiasm. We promote good times, friendship and
A wee bit o' Ciderspace lost in a whole lot of Cyberspace.
Ian MacRae has participated in the paddlesport industry
for more than 23 years. In addition to a degree in Recreation
Management from the University of Montana, his experience includes
extended backcountry treks with high school students as a Maine Guide.
His involvement in
design and manufacturing has created a complete understanding of
techniques and materials used in boat construction.
experience began at the fearless age of seven in New England, and
continued throughout his life from coast to coast.
best quality and best price deserve equal consideration. So, include
CIDER RIDES in your decision making
want only Happy Paddlers."
-- Ian MacRae
About our website:
CIDER RIDES' website is
all-natural, mostly, and made from the following ingredients (all
accessible from the Northeast corner of each page):
Home page. Here you can learn about the
website and CIDER RIDES -- who we are, what we do and why we're doin'
Products & Services
section tells you all about the canoes, kayaks and
"Messing About in Boats"
is just that. It's what we do. These pages present a lot of
information about canoes, kayaks and other wee craft. Tips and advise.
What to do and where you can do it.
Diversion & Adventures:
Stuff that interests us and might interest you. Upcoming events and
excursions. Stories and tall tales. All around neat stuff.
has some of our favorite photos.
Have fun. Wander around.
Drift & Dream. Sit back and relax. Check out the links above for
tips, info and maybe even a few good times. Things change
around here with the weather, so keep checking back. You just never
If you want to see a larger
version of most pictures, just click on 'em. Almost all images are
hotlinked to somewhere.
Remember, if you get lost just
click on the compass rose in the Northeast corner for a site map.
And try to cut Olde
Mr. Mole some slack -- it may take him a while to get all this HTML
stuff together. Be patient. Spring is always here. The river's rising. Birds
and squirrels are sputtering around. And slowly, Mr. Mole dehibernates ....
Be sure and watch this
Mr. Mole and I occasionally post
news and other interesting stuff.