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by Sun
Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Convert 2016 Best GP bar to four lines possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2868

Re: Convert 2016 Best GP bar to four lines possible?

You are correct. In 2016 they started calling it the BLK bar. Very similar to the 2015 and prior years, but they have the bombproof North Ironheat QR. I should know, I have it too. I did not have time to dig out the old bar tonight. I will get some photos up this weekend so that you can decide if yo...
by Sun
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 7m Turbine - 82 km/h max
Replies: 7
Views: 2913

Re: 7m Turbine - 82 km/h max

Is the Turbine the kite to replace your old Rally?
by Sun
Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Convert 2016 Best GP bar to four lines possible?
Replies: 13
Views: 2868

Re: Convert 2016 Best GP bar to four lines possible?

I will take a look at my 2014 bar tonight. It should be reasonably simple, especially if you are willing to do a mini-fifth by splicing the existing 5th line into one of the two front lines. They are damn good bars, only thing I dislike is the QR. Replace it with a North or F-one QR and the bar is p...
by Sun
Thu Mar 29, 2018 1:43 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: WOO 3.0 pre-order
Replies: 67
Views: 20217

Re: WOO 3.0 pre-order

Anyone know which phones work with the woo 3.0 other than Apple or the expensive main brand android based phones? I expect pretty much any android-based phone that released in the past two years is going to be capable of working with the woo. Pretty much all you need is Bluetooth and modern version...
by Sun
Tue Mar 27, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is the cost of making a kite look "cool"?
Replies: 15
Views: 5868

Re: What is the cost of making a kite look "cool"?

I'm more likely to not buy a kite due to graphics that are distasteful e.g. penis with wings, skeleton, monster or death theme, swimming sperm. I do miss the old Ozone Razor style graphics. That was a beautiful kite. Hey, I think the new Best kites look great! Flying penis be damned. Big bold size ...
by Sun
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: help me to do a list of 2018 Kites without pulleys
Replies: 33
Views: 9950

Re: help me to do a list of 2018 Kites without pulleys

Post #3 updated with new kites. I honestly did not expect this list to be so big. Copied below: Ozone Enduro (Open C SLE) Ozone C4 (C kite) Ozone Edge (High AR SLE) Ozone Catalyst (Entry Level SLE) Slingshot RPM (Open C SLE) Slingshot Turbine (High AR SLE) Slingshot Rally (SLE) Slingshot SST (Wave S...
by Sun
Sat Mar 24, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: help me to do a list of 2018 Kites without pulleys
Replies: 33
Views: 9950

Re: help me to do a list of 2018 Kites without pulleys

I think it is a little unfair to limit the list to whole brands. There are some widely used examples of good kites without pulleys from brands that do use them. Also, I think Slingshot is pulley free too. You will also end up with a list which includes a lot of C-kites, but it will still be useful. ...
by Sun
Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Why kitesurfers are more men than soccer players?
Replies: 16
Views: 6603

Re: Why kitesurfers are more men than soccer players?

a99 wrote:
Tue Mar 20, 2018 6:17 pm
We need to imagine that last jump in this video in Traifa ended kiters death in stones and concrete ? :(
Was Ruben Lenten, a few years ago. He is fine. Or at least as fine as he has ever been.
by Sun
Fri Mar 16, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: WOO 3.0 pre-order
Replies: 67
Views: 20217

Re: WOO 3.0 pre-order

This pre-order price makes the Woo a lot easier to stomach. I am going to order one, and when it arrives I will use it in parallel with the Sessions app on the Apple Watch. See how the two compare. Note that I do not expect the two to display on the watch at the same time, I am just curious to see a...
by Sun
Tue Mar 06, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Piq, Xensr or Woo?
Replies: 75
Views: 11567

Re: Piq, Xensr or Woo?

They're al toys no ? Woo's, smartphones (to most people anyway), even kites - all used mostly because it's fun. So what ? Why try to convince people that they are or aren't or that they are paying to much ? Feels like you and I are the only sane ones here. All my kitesurfing gear I consider to be t...

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