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by Carlos_C
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: FS Speed5 - not getting on with it
Replies: 18
Views: 3633

Re: FS Speed5 - not getting on with it

Telling me about the wind......Have a shed load of kite pass weekends and no wind. Am not going to do a 100 plus mile round trip for 10 mph.

If you are ever round Southend way there are a whole bunch of experienced FS riders who can lend a hand tuning
by Carlos_C
Mon Jul 09, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Pulsion 18m
Replies: 83
Views: 41016

Re: Pulsion 18m

I once kited in conditions where teh wind went from about 7-9 knts to 0. Was on a speed 3 19 I think.......kite would drop on its's TE - sit there for 5 mins - the wind would pick up - I'd yank teh centre line - relaunch and away I'd go. I'd ride for a couple of minutes - and wind would drop. The ki...
by Carlos_C
Sat Jul 07, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is directional more fun than door in LW?
Replies: 26
Views: 12770

Re: Is directional more fun than door in LW?

As a lighter rider my go to board is a session.....same shape as a door - but smaller - 141 - gives me a couple of knots on my usual fly radical - and you can jump, carve, wave ride as well
by Carlos_C
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Hangtime kite for 20+ knot hydrofoil? Flysurfer Soul 6m?
Replies: 11
Views: 3531

Re: Hangtime kite for 20+ knot hydrofoil? Flysurfer Soul 6m?

I have ridden smaller foil kites for years.....my 8 psycho 2 was my most used kite for a couple of years - use regularly a pulse 6 and maniac 3 - all have been crashed hard without exploding...so I'd go for it..
by Carlos_C
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Who said you can't loop a foil kite?
Replies: 8
Views: 4138

Re: Who said you can't loop a foil kite?

"Why just dont buy a Lei??"

Maybe they already have - but still like foil kites
by Carlos_C
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How old is your oldest kite you still ride on?
Replies: 42
Views: 8497

Re: How old is your oldest kite you still ride on?

2006 Flysurfer psycho 3's have 8 - 10 - 13 - all going strong
by Carlos_C
Sat Jan 13, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Interview with Nuno "Stru" Figueiredo - Biggest Kitesurf Wave World Record Holder
Replies: 10
Views: 2394

Re: Interview with Nuno "Stru" Figueiredo - Biggest Kitesurf Wave World Record Holder

I remember seeing Stru in the XKlam videos - doing big air stuff on Psycho 1's - classic stuff

this was one of them....how things have changed

phpBB [video]
by Carlos_C
Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Launching Foil Kites from deep water (with Sonic2)
Replies: 20
Views: 5962

Re: Launching Foil Kites from deep water (with Sonic2)

I think the secret for relaunch is patience.........if you can get the kite on it's trailing edge - even a waterlogged kite can launch.
by Carlos_C
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Impressive Woo jump leader
Replies: 25
Views: 4486

Re: Impressive Woo jump leader

37 seconds session duration ????
by Carlos_C
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:59 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Water launching Sonics, any success?
Replies: 14
Views: 5021

Re: Water launching Sonics, any success?

these work - use to inflate at sid eof boat
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Yellowstone-Ba ... mp+battery

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