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by or6
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wipika for sale at 300€
Replies: 6
Views: 926

Re: Wipika for sale at 300€€€

Ouch. bit of respect, please :-)
by or6
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where did stopper balls go?
Replies: 20
Views: 1704

Re: Where did stopper balls go?

Stopper ball on RRD bars works fine.
by or6
Mon Sep 17, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Sooo fun session!!
Replies: 3
Views: 376

Re: Sooo fun session!!

I had an hour on flat water on my surfboard, just practicing moves...pretty boring. Then, after my 10 year old son's second lesson was over, I took him on my board and took him for a spin.

Put a massive grin on both of our faces!!

Life can be so cool.
by or6
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Small Kites who is making them?
Replies: 32
Views: 2071

Re: Small Kites who is making them?

Just paid 375 Euro for a 4 meter RRD Religion. Don't know about the States.
by or6
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 20 Years of Kiting!
Replies: 49
Views: 3311

Re: 20 Years of Kiting!

For some insight in your predecessors, or a trip down memory lane: check out 'Upwind, launch of a sport'. Easily found on the internet, it's about the first (1999) King of the Air. Awesome fun to watch.
by or6
Wed Sep 05, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Tack, what to concentrate on in the first attempts
Replies: 10
Views: 869

Re: Tack, what to concentrate on in the first attempts

First: don't think. Second: don't think. Third: concentrate on your board. With good speed, slowly put your kite at twelve, depowered. Ignore your kite when at 12. When pointing extremely sharp into the wind, push your board through the tack. If it's not completely through, push it around with your ...
by or6
Wed Sep 05, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kitesurfing in tennessee or nearest!
Replies: 3
Views: 292

Re: kitesurfing in tennessee or nearest!

I'd get a mountainboard...

but some research shows some kiteboarding is done:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N80OYRfmcBo on
by or6
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Perfect Kite Event - how would it look like?
Replies: 27
Views: 1367

Re: The Perfect Kite Event - how would it look like?

@plummet: is that on the north end of Muriwai beach?

Awesome meet. Been there twice, might even have met.
by or6
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Perfect Kite Event - how would it look like?
Replies: 27
Views: 1367

Re: The Perfect Kite Event - how would it look like?

Riders judge each other. No prizes, apart from the honour.
by or6
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: rope harness attachment options
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: rope harness attachment options

Sonny, option one or two will do. You'll love riding toeside. There will be some friction, depending on the material of the chickenloop and possibly the amount of sand on the rope...but replacing it is easy and cheap. I do it once a year or so, just in case. I use a steel ring, slides better that wa...

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