Commuting to NYC with an Oru Kayak

Tal F commutes to NYC on a bicycle and has done so for years. He decided to shake things up and use a kayak to commute into work — and not just any kayak, an Oru Kayak.

Tal F, on his excellent blog:

Predictably, the process of setting up and dismantling the boat in Manhattan always attracts a crowd of curious onlookers with myriad questions.

I haven’t commuted to NYC with my Oru Kayak but I have set it up and broke it down on several occasions with a crowd gathering around me and being questioned about it. It is a boat that is an instant conversation starter.