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by wedge
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?
Replies: 399
Views: 133825

Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

So a while ago, the US implemented some mandates for going "all fluorescent" light bulbs. Florescents are great at saving energy and reducing carbon emissions - no question. The problem is that they all contain mercury. And when they do reach the end of their lifespan, they are disposed of. That's ...
by wedge
Tue Oct 09, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?
Replies: 399
Views: 133825

Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

BBC - That's a beauty The thing is, it's not the BBC. It's the U.N. It's based on more than 6,000 scientific references and contributions from thousands of experts and government researchers from around the world. And it's being reported by every reputable news organization in the world. https://ww...
by wedge
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hacks for an older, poorly performing kite?
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Re: Hacks for an older, poorly performing kite?

UPDATE - It turns out the old kite was actually 5 years old, so probably 300-400 hours on it. Where does the time go? So I bought a new kite, same make and model and put them side by side. The differences were stark. The older kite fabric felt soft and pliable like a bed sheet compared to the crisp/...
by wedge
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hacks for an older, poorly performing kite?
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Hacks for an older, poorly performing kite?

So I put up an older kite the other day. Perfect wind. I probably could have gotten away going one size smaller. The kite felt baggy and slow and I could not stay up wind, even though I had plenty of power. Then I remembered the kite feeling baggy the last time I had it out. This was my go-to kite f...
by wedge
Sat Aug 18, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best bankrupt?
Replies: 369
Views: 105622

Re: Best bankrupt?

Gen 1 Waroo was a game changer for me. First time I ever really loved the sport. I had dicked around with foils for a bit. Easy to fly, but no direct feel, delayed response. Never quite knew where it was or what it was doing in the sky. Overflew them once or twice on a hard across-the-window tack a...
by wedge
Sat Aug 18, 2018 8:38 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best bankrupt?
Replies: 369
Views: 105622

Re: Best bankrupt?

Gen 1 Waroo was a game changer for me. First time I ever really loved the sport. I had dicked around with foils for a bit. Easy to fly, but no direct feel, delayed response. Never quite knew where it was or what it was doing in the sky. Overflew them once or twice on a hard across-the-window tack an...
by wedge
Tue Jun 05, 2018 6:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?
Replies: 399
Views: 133825

Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

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by wedge
Mon Jun 04, 2018 5:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?
Replies: 399
Views: 133825

Re: Is anyone else buying carbon credits to offset CO2 from travel?

Seems like the very title of this thread was designed to troll Marlborough Man into another Shocking Winds fever dream.

Who the hell buys carbon credits to offset travel?? Do you drop by the carbon credit kiosk next to the Starbucks?

Congrats Osprey. Well played.
by wedge
Tue Feb 27, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting Choppy Water
Replies: 15
Views: 2035

Re: Kiting Choppy Water

+1 for Mako.

Also since you are riding a larger kite you were most likely dug in and moving at a slower board speed while still powering up wind. Slower board speed equals smoother ride.
by wedge
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Dakine Nitrous w/ Rope Pulley Set Up?
Replies: 1
Views: 450

Dakine Nitrous w/ Rope Pulley Set Up?

Anybody know if these two can be combined? Thanks.


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