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by Chris-HQ-Kites
Thu May 17, 2012 4:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: HQ Matrixx
Replies: 10
Views: 4669

Re: HQ Matrixx

To self land in high winds I will fly the kite to edge of the window, close to the ground, as if you are landing to someone. With kite near the ground, release the safety and walk upwind. The kite does not have far to fall before landing. Walking upwind will minimize kite tumbling toward the center ...
by Chris-HQ-Kites
Sun Jan 09, 2011 5:57 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: HQ kites are a bad joke
Replies: 34
Views: 18379

Re: HQ kites are a bad joke

Hey Joe, Sorry to hear of your disappointment with HQ products. Montana 11.5? Maybe you are referring to the 12.5? Certainly it is not as fast as a 9.5 Montana, but we don't often get negative feedback on the performance of these kites. No lift? Doesn't sound like a Montana. We'd be happy to inspect...
by Chris-HQ-Kites
Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: hq neo II water vs land windrange
Replies: 3
Views: 1158

Re: hq neo II water vs land windrange

I weight about 175 lbs and can ride the 8m NEO II from low 20s (mph) into the low 30s on water with a twin tip. For my weight and riding style, I look to the 6m when the winds are in the 30s. For your weight and assuming a high level of kite skills the 6M would work from 25-35mph. 40 mph would requi...
by Chris-HQ-Kites
Sun Jan 25, 2009 8:30 pm
Forum: Events & Demos
Topic: HQ Powerkites - Galveston East Beach - Wed 28th
Replies: 0
Views: 350

HQ Powerkites - Galveston East Beach - Wed 28th

East Beach Galveston, Texas - Wed 28th, 1 - 5 pm

Flying with Phil and the crew from XL Kites. Demo and test ride the new HQ Powerkite gear.

Chris

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by Chris-HQ-Kites
Tue Nov 25, 2008 8:52 pm
Forum: Events & Demos
Topic: Save a turkey, eat a kite - OBX
Replies: 0
Views: 340

Save a turkey, eat a kite - OBX

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private party - please use code word "go fly a kite" for free admission

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