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by knotwindy
Thu Dec 14, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Self-teaching
Replies: 34
Views: 3067

Re: Self-teaching

Exactly
Find an empty spot where there are no other people to hurt or a launch to put in danger and
Go do whatever you think is fine. Take it very slow and use small kites and if you get lucky you will have stories to tell. If you get unlucky, we will😳
by knotwindy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How To Self-Land a Kite in High Winds
Replies: 33
Views: 2117

Re: How To Self-Land a Kite in High Winds

Would anyone who has ridden in a gale agree that there are just wind conditions where a self-landing is impossible? I mean, it's nice to be totally self-sufficient, but at 30 knots I wouldn't want to pull my flag out unless I was either ready to lose the kite or go for an uncontrolled sleigh ride d...
by knotwindy
Tue Dec 12, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 3D printing of kite plastic parts: low friction sliding ring
Replies: 88
Views: 4369

Re: 3D printing of kite plastic parts: low friction sliding ring

Sending them out to try I understand. Sending one to Billy I understand.
Why would you go out of your way to feed a troll? That I don’t understand, it just encourages him.
by knotwindy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Pivot Unbaised Review. Good Kite For Surf?
Replies: 21
Views: 1619

Re: Pivot Unbaised Review. Good Kite For Surf?

But do remember to close them again at some point....
by knotwindy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 3D printing of kite plastic parts: low friction sliding ring
Replies: 88
Views: 4369

Re: 3D printing of kite plastic parts: low friction sliding ring

Is feeding a troll considered a public service or just a waste of food for thought?
by knotwindy
Sat Dec 09, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Jumping with a smaller kite 7m Bandit 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 556

Re: Jumping with a smaller kite 7m Bandit 2016

Yea, don’t want to oversteer but small kites have no “torque”. You have to keep then moving once in the air and loop the landings to get the lift you need out of them. If you just park them, you fall.
by knotwindy
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What about kiting in the olympics?
Replies: 60
Views: 2145

Re: What about kiting in the olympics?

gilana wrote:
Thu Dec 07, 2017 12:12 am
Something that is confirmed by some jerks on some populated beaches, but the majority of us are actually quite normal.
I very much disagree :lol: We are seemingly arrogant and oblivious to the world around us like any good addictive personality type in the midst of their obsession. :bye:
by knotwindy
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:36 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Megaloop Boardoff
Replies: 45
Views: 3259

Re: Megaloop Boardoff

Now, tell us how you really feel!
by knotwindy
Sat Dec 02, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sure bet places for wind?
Replies: 19
Views: 1290

Re: Sure bet places for wind?

Hood River/Columbia Gorge June-September
Maybe not 95% but close enough cause when it’s on...
by knotwindy
Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha Radar vs Slingshot Rally
Replies: 31
Views: 1389

Re: Cabrinha Radar vs Slingshot Rally

2012 Rally is nothing like the newer ones so not a good comparison. That said, they are all good kites these days.

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