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by Frank82
Wed May 23, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Woo 1.0 vs 2.0 vs 3.0
Replies: 60
Views: 24742

Re: Woo 1.0 vs 2.0 vs 3.0

Without reality test maybe the v1 was the correct one...we Will never know... Agree. Seems as though the WOO has got more inaccurate with its later versions. GPS is not the best technology for height especially one made in a $10 Chinese sweat shop. From my observations in the last week with the WOO...
by Frank82
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is Wakestyle dead?
Replies: 100
Views: 34003

Re: Is Wakestyle dead?

For low level wakestyle the risk of injury isn't that bad I think. It's more when you go in it with full power like the pro's do, they ride with so much power that the impacts can be really hard. I have no ambition to do multiple air passes but landing a nice blind judge or backmobe would be great.
by Frank82
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:08 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Why kitesurfers are more men than soccer players?
Replies: 16
Views: 6698

Re: Why kitesurfers are more men than soccer players?

90%+ of the kiters just mow the lawn, sorry, with football you at least get some excercise.
by Frank82
Tue Feb 06, 2018 12:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.
Replies: 14
Views: 1153

Re: Calling cold water kiters! - Glove me.

Ripcurl flash bomb 3/2 5 finger, not pre-curved but the best I've had and I've had a lot. They are a nice balance between warmth and flex.
by Frank82
Thu Dec 28, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Riders announced for Red Bull King of the Air 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 2620

Re: Riders announced for Red Bull King of the Air 2018

With some swell the water is glassy with big waves with a large period, this makes cape town kite beach a dream location for this event. Big bay has apartments/buildings upwind which causes the gusty conditions.
by Frank82
Mon Dec 25, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: feedback on Zeeko Notus Rev
Replies: 10
Views: 1097

Re: feedback on Zeeko

I've had a quiver of zeeko krush 2014, they were ok kites. Nothing special but not bad. I did have several issues with the kites though, in some configurations the kite would jellyfish pretty bad in windy conditions, I had to adjust the frontlines to get rid of this. The 9m which I used the most had...
by Frank82
Fri Dec 15, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiteboards: Flat Vs Rocker
Replies: 8
Views: 1904

Re: Kiteboards: Flat Vs Rocker

Slingshot does.
by Frank82
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: True C kites 14 meters
Replies: 30
Views: 2299

Re: True C kites 14 meters

The rpm has been around forever, the Dash is in it's 1st or 2nd iteration. I'd stick to the rpm but if you have a 12m torch I would go up to a 15m or 17m lightwind kite with some freestyle capabilities such as the turbine. The 14m rpm won't help all that much compared to a 12 torch.
by Frank82
Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD
Replies: 12
Views: 1062

Re: Ronix frank vs slingshot RAD

Get the Rad's, they will last way longer.
by Frank82
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Winter wetsuit recommendations
Replies: 38
Views: 2700

Re: Winter wetsuit recommendations

ble wrote:
Wed Nov 01, 2017 8:53 am
Do you kite below 0C ?
Frank82 wrote:
Tue Oct 31, 2017 9:00 pm
Billabong 7/6 hooded furnace lite works well for me in winter. Always so hot that even my feet/hands stay warm in the coldest weather.
I've kited in 3 degrees C and was warm but usually don't go out below 5 degrees C.

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