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INTRODUCTION Welcome to one of the most innovative developments to come to canoeing in years, the Mad River IQ2 Modular Gunwale System. The IQ System will be complemented by a growing range of interchangeable modular accessories that can be added...

When ordering replacement IQ2 gunwale be sure to request the correct length - order rails longer than your canoe. Canoes are measured straight down the keel line. Gunwales take a bit more circuitous route getting from end to end. IQ2 rails come in...

The IQ Zippered Chine Dry Bag is designed to provide a waterproof bat with easy zippered access and fitted to the IQ gunwale system for maximum security. The waterproof zipper provides very reliable watertight protection and is easier to operate...

The IQ Work Station is designed to provide a versatile and functional hard “work” surface to make your paddling all the more pleasurable and productive. Whether it be stripping line, putting a new fly on your line, flipping through a birder’s guide...

The Tandem End Overbag is designed for multiple purposes. One is to provide a secure and protected lashing “system” for a tandem (30-36”) end bag. Another is to offer a secure storage area for gear conveniently close at hand in the ends of the canoe...

The IQ Seat Pad and Back Rest is designed not only to improve your paddling comfort but performance as well. Contoured backrest conforms to your lower back providing rigidity and support, improving efficiency and lessening fatigue. The IQ Seat Pad...

The IQ Portage Yoke is designed to provide both comfort and control on the portage trail. Thick closed cell foam cushions the shoulders and 3D curved profile keeps canoe balanced on your shoulders as you negotiate hilly carries and rough uneven...

INTRODUCTION Welcome to one of the most innovative developments to come to canoeing in years, the Mad River IQ Modular Gunwale System. The benefits of the IQ are many. All seats can be moved and positioned for optimum trim no matter the size of the...

The IQ Flotation/Gear Lash In System is designed to provide a convenient, secure means to attach flotation bags or any gear or equipment you would like to your canoe. Installation requires no permanent modification to your canoe, no drilling, no...

The Glove Box is designed to provide convenient protected storage near at hand and readily accessible. Compact design allows it to be positioned just about anywhere along the IQ Gunwale System yet provides considerable storage capacity. The Glove...

The IQ Flotation Overbags are designed to provide secure protected storage for your flotation bags. Two models, sized specifically for the Mad River Outrage and Outrage X, provide “glove-like” fit in your boats. The Overbags key directly into the...

To Install Side Drapes: (6 piece system – 4 straight panels and 2 end panels) Note that rope rail (part that slides into channel in gunwale) is segmented with gaps between sections. This is to allow panels to overlap each other to varying degrees...

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