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by kiteingcolin
Fri Jan 11, 2008 9:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Leash Alternative - Go Joe?
Replies: 14
Views: 1963

i think there a great idea and they do work, reason i dont use one? they look so silly, how do i overcome the feeling that they look so bad looking cool i dont care about, but looking like a silly pratt with thick rimmed glasses and a raincoat on?? do you know what i mean? the others would take the ...
by kiteingcolin
Mon Jan 07, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Mar Menor
Replies: 19
Views: 2528

i hope you have better luck than me or the kite instructors
who were about to hang themselfs after 4 months of no wind

loads of nice jellyfish when i went in june

no wind since january

this was a few years back
but i never did
by kiteingcolin
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Era v.s Waroo board speed ?
Replies: 17
Views: 1370

the faster you can go the higher you will go, no argument, as long as you have the control and know how, faster can mean disaster if not well practiced, faster also means distance over water, brilliant feeling, the era is not the best jumping kite, but brilliant grunt monster with low bar pressure,
by kiteingcolin
Sun Dec 30, 2007 10:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: We need a GK position on security issue
Replies: 280
Views: 25671

off topic i know, but here in north west england, i know of 6 times when a whichard release has failed to release in o shitt situations, a slight groove forms and the release gets stuck under great load this is a fact and this has been taked about 2-3 years ago when whichard's were used a lot i have...
by kiteingcolin
Sun Dec 30, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Calling All Senior Kiteboarders
Replies: 36
Views: 4202

i am 54 this year, and believe the age group should start at 50, it felt like a turning point for me, i mean 50 years old yikes! thats older than my grandad, when he was 45 years old, and i used to think he was so old i was but a nipper he died at 85 years old 3 years after he retired maybe over 30 ...
by kiteingcolin
Sat Dec 22, 2007 10:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: what the change in dahab?
Replies: 0
Views: 368

what the change in dahab?

This question is aimed at anybody who knows why the star rating for Dahab, Egypt, has been given a 4 star rating for kite surfing,(up from 0ne star) I have been windsurfing there for 15 years and stopped soon after the Hilton hotel was built in 2001, in fact I was one of their first guests, but then...
by kiteingcolin
Sun Dec 16, 2007 7:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: One Pump strut hose clamps; Use or don't use?
Replies: 23
Views: 2624

all future one pumps should be made like this best nemi hp ez valve,
naish kites are the same

brilliant!

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by kiteingcolin
Thu Dec 13, 2007 7:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fatality in Germany (19 year old girl)
Replies: 24
Views: 7396

this death realy makes me sad, to be killed by the cold is cruel, to be missing for so long is awfull, it realy hits hard to see this happen as it so rare and unexpected, she got to her kite and got inside!!

it must have been bitter cold,

i will never forget this, thats for sure!
by kiteingcolin
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: best bus torched
Replies: 7
Views: 1648

the insurance excess was £1000, 2000 us dollars, so due to best kites being so cheap, no claim was made on the insurance as only half the bus was full of kites best value wins yet again, bus looks a bit economy style, buy a bit of style guys , keep your transport in the same league as the ne...
by kiteingcolin
Wed Dec 12, 2007 8:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eqypt Early March ?
Replies: 8
Views: 810

How about DAHAB in early March? How are the winds? rideable for kiting? i believe that dahab which i have windsurfed at for 12 years is a pile of poo for kitesurfing, the main sailing area is closed for kitesurfing, it is mega busy with windsurfers, i might be out of date with the latest rules, and...

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