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by echo
Fri Oct 28, 2016 9:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: next kites to consider?
Replies: 21
Views: 2992

Re: next kites to consider?

@matth i've flown Evo and wasn't a fan back when i demo'd them. the last time i tested them was the 2011 kite. have they changed a lot since 2011?
by echo
Thu Oct 27, 2016 7:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: next kites to consider?
Replies: 21
Views: 2992

Re: next kites to consider?

thank you @windybrit and @iriejohn, i have to go look those up.

have work cut out for me...so much research and testing ahead ...!
by echo
Thu Oct 27, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: next kites to consider?
Replies: 21
Views: 2992

Re: next kites to consider?

my friend has the dice. i will have to borrow his kite the next time we are out on the water. and i will check out the north website, thanks! thanks for the status of the north bar these days @nothing2seehere and @Dirk thanks for the thoughts about the Naish Pivot. i have never rigged and ridden a n...
by echo
Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha Switchblade 2015 vs. North Evo 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 6127

Re: Cabrinha Switchblade 2015 vs. North Evo 2015

this is great and so helpful
by echo
Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: next kites to consider?
Replies: 21
Views: 2992

Re: next kites to consider?

thanks for the tip! i'll be sure to test FX
by echo
Thu Oct 27, 2016 2:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: next kites to consider?
Replies: 21
Views: 2992

next kites to consider?

i currently ride a quiver of 2010 and 2011 cab switchblades. i like them, but i dislike how slow turning they are, and the bar pressure is just too much. also i'm a woman and bar reach was such an issue for me. the 2011 cab bar was a bit better with bar reach. i remember 2010-2011 north rebel kites ...
by echo
Tue Jul 29, 2014 2:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fatality in Long Island, NY
Replies: 103
Views: 18506

Re: Fatality in Long Island, NY

about kiting alone vs kiting with friends - the discussion on this thread that's happening is over experienced kiters. i'm sure we could debate this til we're red in the face... but unfortunately Mr. Valtz was a novice - i think we all could agree that any novice shouldn't be alone on the water hook...
by echo
Thu Jul 24, 2014 5:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fatality in Long Island, NY
Replies: 103
Views: 18506

Re: Fatality in Long Island, NY

agree that speculation won't help us understand what happened. all we can do is wait for the autopsy as already stated. and unfortunately no one can say whether his safety was deployed as only his family and the police on the scene were there to find him, it's unknown whether they know anything abou...
by echo
Tue Jul 22, 2014 3:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fatality in Long Island, NY
Replies: 103
Views: 18506

Re: Fatality in Long Island, NY

i've kited nappeague and it's a super nice spot, excellent for learning as it's shallow and enclosed, gets clean wind in all directions. we (locals) are discussing it in our facebook groups. even with a sweet spot like that, it can lull you into a false sense of security. one false move or gust, thi...

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