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Bicycle and Kayak along Island Shores
San Juan Islands
See Whales & Eagles
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  New or Used?
  Posted by: cedarcanoe on Oct-04-12 11:47 AM (EST)

I could go either way...if it's used I'd prefer 3-4 years old, with some good life left in it.

The roof rack on the new Highlander I looked at was so short. It started well back from the trailing edge of the front doors. To balance a canoe on the rack it would have to project well out behind the vehicle.

I love my '04 Sienna for it's capacity. It holds two 17' canoes w/o problem. Just wish it had better fuel economy, mostly 'cuz as our second vehicle it has to serve for daily commuting to work when we aren't out paddling.

 Great Products from the Buyers' Guide:

Kong Cable

Electric Kayak Motor

Gedi Convertible Helmet

1 Canoe/Kayak Trailer

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