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by zerogee_ca
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: concerning of nuclear radiation ocean surround from japan
Replies: 6
Views: 574

Re: concerning of nuclear radiation ocean surround from japan

Everyone on this planet is exposed to some naturally occuring background radiation every day. About 2.5mSv/year . However, some areas have higher levels (Ramsar Iran at 250mSv/yr :o ) of background and others less, also an individuals activities (frequent mountain climbing, air travel, spaceman) can...
by zerogee_ca
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: light wind surfboard vs foil board
Replies: 125
Views: 20048

Re: light wind surfboard vs foil board

We don't get waves in light winds, so the foilboard wins hands down. The foilboard adds new challenges, sensations and excitement that a light wind surfboard, or big TT's and Raceboards don't for me. The doorboards and raceboards had their day, time to move on.
by zerogee_ca
Tue Feb 20, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?
Replies: 758
Views: 115254

Re: Chicken Loop Bye Bye?

Guys used this thing when making their own bars way back.
http://www.reliancemarine.com/Product/2 ... /View.aspx
by zerogee_ca
Tue Feb 13, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gasping for breath after crash?! Breathing how to?
Replies: 30
Views: 3308

Re: Gasping for breath after crash?! Breathing how to?

My guess is that you're not breathing properly to start with, probably holding your breath during (relatively) long periods of concentration. To break this habit you should consciously focus on regular breathing throughout your sessions - after a while it will become second nature. This. I have to ...
by zerogee_ca
Mon Feb 12, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Directional footstraps ?
Replies: 27
Views: 3427

Re: Directional footstraps ?

Dakine Primo and the JP are nice basic cushy straps. But really like the North straps now. Good combo of padding and width for support that still lets me twist my foot easily without binding up my toes like wide or asymetrical straps can. Still lets me center my rear foot across the board. The North...
by zerogee_ca
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.
Replies: 14
Views: 926

Re: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Hey men, I'm looking for advice on some as thin as possible, precurved gloves. They don't need to be the warmest but they have to be thin, I get really bad arm pump otherwise! What do you have / recommend? Thanking you in advance! Define your idea of "COLD". For me, 2mm gloves are pointless. Thats ...
by zerogee_ca
Tue Feb 06, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Who is this guy? Video from 2002.
Replies: 34
Views: 5790

Re: Who is this guy? Video from 2002.

I thought kite pants were more function over fashion. Guys wore them to protect flesh and neoprene from abrasions when getting dragged across the beach after hot launching there Blades. 😂😎
by zerogee_ca
Fri Jan 26, 2018 3:38 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Flat water spot in May
Replies: 7
Views: 1465

Re: Flat water spot in May

Hatteras North Carolina.
by zerogee_ca
Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to flush sand out of a foil kite.
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

Re: How to flush sand out of a foil kite.

I used to inflate my foil with a fan and had it hanging under a ceiling fan. Keeping the air moving inside and out dries it in a fraction of the time.
by zerogee_ca
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: On Shore Wave Kites
Replies: 52
Views: 7996

Re: On Shore Wave Kites

We have guys that paddle out into our waves too. They get some nice rides but looks like way too much work for me.🤣

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