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by Shawn K
Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 When in 2013?
Replies: 3
Views: 1124

Speed 4 When in 2013?

Does anyone know when the larger Speed 4 sizes will be released this year?
by Shawn K
Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3962

Re: Speed 4 questions

Oh ok, I was not aware of this. They did that on the smaller versions of the first generation Psychos. Anyway, I guess I should not worry so much and leave the kite designing to Flysurfer because they always have put out quality products.
by Shawn K
Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3962

Re: Speed 4 questions

Hey can you explain what you mean when you say that the kite design changes slightly as the size changes?
by Shawn K
Thu Jan 03, 2013 1:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3962

Re: Speed 4 questions

From all the videos I've seen the new speed seems to turn very fast. Hopefully that will carry over into the larger sizes.
by Shawn K
Thu Jan 03, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Foil / LEI comparisos on snow, land, sea
Replies: 31
Views: 5112

Re: Foil / LEI comparisos on snow, land, sea

I was just reading the last post about ram-airs. I do agree with you about a lot of the problems that ram- airs have, but if you are comparing paragliders to single skinned hang gliders then paragliders actually have a bit better L/D ratio which would translate into better upwind performance in the ...
by Shawn K
Wed Jan 02, 2013 11:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3962

Re: Speed 4 questions

Thanks for your responses, I do understand that the Speed 3 does have more cells than the Speed 4, but what I was trying to say was that if you divide the 39 cells of the Speed 3 12 meter by the span length of 831 cm you get .0469 cells per centimeter. Then taking 29 cells of the Speed 4 10 meter an...
by Shawn K
Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed 4 questions
Replies: 23
Views: 3962

Speed 4 questions

I have been really excited about the Speed 4 and am waiting for the 12 meter to come out. During the past couple of weeks I have been reading all of the available reviews and viewing all of the videos available. I am having some concerns about the profile thickness. Comparing the Speed 4 to the Spee...

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