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Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby Pump me up » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:54 am

Epic have implicitly acknowledged the INFERIORITY their 17m kite - the" Infinity" for light winds:
viewtopic.php?t=2389492&p=983190
Dimitri M wrote:
Fri Jul 21, 2017 8:27 am
The conditions were very light and EPIC doesn't have a 19m kite for racing
The entire design philosophy of the 17 m Infinity is problematic. viewtopic.php?t=2378382
The Infinity shouldn't even be called a "light wind kite;" rather it IS a light-medium wind kite that will get going in 10-11 knots + vs. 7-8 knots + for proper light wind kites.

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby BOEMIX » Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:46 am

So, to sum it up, Epic Infinity is a disguished foil kite :lol:

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby Pump me up » Sun Sep 03, 2017 9:13 am

BOEMIX wrote:
Sun Sep 03, 2017 6:46 am
So, to sum it up, Epic Infinity is a disguished foil kite :lol:
Ummm - not exactly sure what you're trying to say here. But if you're trying to say the "Epic Infinity is like a DISGUSTING foil kite," you'd be pretty close to the mark.

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby Olivier D » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:00 pm

PMU, did you try the Infinity? The previous models and the new one?

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby kiterocky » Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:24 pm

Which 17 do u Like?

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby Bille » Sun Sep 03, 2017 2:57 pm

@ PMU

Your alter-EGO , (alexrider) is a Much nicer guy than you . Ya might
wanna stop being such a fricken A$$-((O)) ; and try bringing out
that other guy inside Ya a bit more instead !! :bye:

Bille

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Re: Epic Infinity Hopeless in Light Winds & Racing

Postby lindseym » Sun Sep 03, 2017 4:15 pm

The difference between riding in 10 to 11 knots versus 7 to 8 knots really comes down to the rider's weight, skill level, and the board they're using. Sure , the kite does have an impact but is only part of the equation. I rode Infinity a few years back and it couldn't have been over 10 knots and I was cruising and having a blast. At first I went out on a smaller board but couldn't get upwind hopped on a spleen and had fun. Sure there are probably better ultralight when kites out there but I think the advantage of the Infiniti is that it's a fun kite that most can use in lighter conditions.


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