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by alfredo68
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Inverted Kite
Replies: 8
Views: 671

Re: Inverted Kite

A classic problem - not the inversion but what we are talking about :wink: An inverted kite is a kite that has turned inside out, flying with the bottom side up. A tumbled or rolled kite, or "line inversion", is a kite that flies normally but the front and rear lines are twisted/crossed. In below t...
by alfredo68
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ride Engine Size
Replies: 14
Views: 1290

Re: Ride Engine Size

I m 33/34 medium RE is perfect for me with10' bar
by alfredo68
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover
Replies: 186
Views: 54780

Re: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover

MikeBirt wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:37 am
I would say ultra
12, fast and punchy, 10is too close to the 9...
to get away with he 10 you would need a drop to at least 8 wave...


Thought the same but i was told that the 10 Ultra is very powerfull (and low end in 9 wave is not great
by alfredo68
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover
Replies: 186
Views: 54780

Re: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover

77 kg , 5.2 vader or simil 24 litre surfboard, 11/16 knots. I should go for 12 or 10 metres Ultra?
My next kite down is a 9 m AR wave.
by alfredo68
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Adding a rope to the Rideengine harness with hook
Replies: 13
Views: 1027

Re: Adding a rope to the Rideengine harness with hook

Dakine Sliding hook

This is what you are looking for. Have not tried it but looks good. Anyone there tried it???

https://www.dakine.com/fr-ca/sport/kite ... rce=search
by alfredo68
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered
Replies: 15
Views: 1304

Re: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered

For example...bar trow 16-17 "...trimmed fully 6"....total 22-23 inches For Toby using long 32 meter lines that will create a "reasonable sag" on the back lines which makes sense.... while using a perfectly tuned bar As the lines length becomes shorter and shorter...27...24...22...20...18 meters......
by alfredo68
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered
Replies: 15
Views: 1304

Re: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered

It happened to me that when launching on +25 aprox with a 9 m AR wave and full depowered (because i saw the conditions where strong , but not crazy) my kite inverted just after launching. Crashing the kite in the water went back to normal (sometimes) Last time it inverted and reorganice the kite for...
by alfredo68
Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered
Replies: 15
Views: 1304

Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered

I was told you shouldn t launch your kite fully clam cleat depowered. What are the risks of doing it? Kite inversion?
by alfredo68
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Help with Ben Wilson Surf Slow Leak
Replies: 28
Views: 1677

Re: Help with Ben Wilson Surf Slow Leak

pump hard the kite, get into a swimming pool with it and start searching the leak
by alfredo68
Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fun little video
Replies: 18
Views: 1347

Re: Fun little video

Haha good vid!! By the good level of this community of kiters they don t seem to work a lot at their jobs!!! good for them!!!

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