For those of you as likely to spend your weekend riding swells as you are ripping up singletrack, there's no better gear rack than the Yakima Whispbar. The base crossbars are slim and reduce drag by as much as 70 percent, but the system's real genius lies in its double-locking mechanism, which allows for quick, tool-less swapping from bike to board mounts. [$350 (base), $250 (mounts); yakima.com]
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