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Raceboard Enigma?

Postby doc1 » Sat Jun 05, 2010 10:04 am

Looking to buy a raceboard! Need your opinions as i am confused,(money is no object)..

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby ronnie » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:54 am

Alex's quad boards finished 1,2,3 in the World Championship. Kari won the womens on a Nomad raceboard.


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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby doc1 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:50 am

allready e-mailed Alex,and no boards available for a while...Any other sugestions?

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby FL Kiteboarder » Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:35 pm

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What is your reason - to race or to have it for lightwind use?


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doc1
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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby doc1 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:43 pm

To race!!And i dont have much time to prepare myself for the greek cup,i am still searching for a board(a competitive one)

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby pouch » Sun Jun 06, 2010 10:23 pm

French shapes have a great reputation

Alex Caizergues is riding with JBK shapes :
http://www.jbkitesurf.com/contact/index.html

Julien kerneur, french rookie , follwing bruno's wake, is rinding with freaks board
http://www.kite-kulture.com/Shape/

north race LTD was built based on a roots shape
http://rootshapesnews.blogspot.com/

also really good and competitive spotz
http://www.spotz.fr/

make your choice, hope that french shaper will be keen on speaking english

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby giovasurf » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:19 am

Look at www.arribarriba.it i use "pro race" from 8 knots and fly upwind

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby doc1 » Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:56 am

Thanks guys!I let you know what i chose

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby ronnie » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:12 am

Nomad kiteboards don't seem to have much info on their website on the M16 raceboard that Kari won the world championship on, but they might be worth contacting.

http://www.nomadkiteboarding.com/index.html

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Re: Raceboard Enigma?

Postby leepasty » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:50 pm

The new Newind boards are super fast.
have sent you email with contact details.
cheers
lee


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