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Race Control System - much better depower trim!

Postby andylc » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:25 pm

I ended up getting an Ozone Race control bar and lines to partner my new Flysurfer Soul (didn't like the FS bar) - surprised to find that the double pulley depower trim works way better (smoother,, less force required, more accurate adjustment) than a standard depower trim - why this isn't just used for standard bar depower trim I do not know.
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Re: Race Control System - much better depower trim!

Postby gmb13 » Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:47 pm

andylc wrote:
Sun Apr 22, 2018 9:25 pm
I ended up getting an Ozone Race control bar and lines to partner my new Flysurfer Soul (didn't like the FS bar) - surprised to find that the double pulley depower trim works way better (smoother,, less force required, more accurate adjustment) than a standard depower trim - why this isn't just used for standard bar depower trim I do not know.
That is all...
Because you end up with a lot of loose trim line dangling around. If you pull the trimmer fully, you shorten the Front lines by about 25cm, but pull a meter of trimm line though. That 1m of line then dangles everywhere. It is already a PITA for racing, but even more so for jumping and wave riding.

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Re: Race Control System - much better depower trim!

Postby andylc » Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:03 pm

Yes but that wouldn’t be the case for a standard amount of depower trim though. My standard Ozone bar has 12cm of depower trim, with the double pulley this takes through about 20cm of rope (doesn’t seem to be exactly double for some reason!) 25cm of trim is way more than any normal riding would require. We shall see - maybe it will really annoy me given time!

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Re: Race Control System - much better depower trim!

Postby gbrungra » Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:48 am

I thought all the racers were building themselves custom bars w 2:1 pully depower AND the "Click" bar system?

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Re: Race Control System - much better depower trim!

Postby Mossy 757 » Mon Apr 23, 2018 4:21 pm

gbrungra wrote:
Mon Apr 23, 2018 12:48 am
I thought all the racers were building themselves custom bars w 2:1 pully depower AND the "Click" bar system?
I think the click bar system died as soon as Olly Bridge jumped off his North sponsorship. Most racers I know are either using stock race control bars from companies that sell them, or something like this: https://www.skshapes.com/products/kitebars/


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