Contact   Imprint   Advertising   Guidelines

big sizes naish arx???

forum for kitesurfers


big sizes naish arx???

Postby Guest » Wed Apr 30, 2003 6:02 pm

Hi there!
Can anyone possibly know the rider weigth AND color patterns for big arx kites?
which one for a 70-75kg rider
which one for 70kg rider???
19.5 21.5 or a 23.5m2 ?
thanks for any clues!



Postby Guest » Wed Apr 30, 2003 6:06 pm

I mean arx ´02


Postby Guest » Wed Apr 30, 2003 6:09 pm

don't buy them they are slow at produce a lot of lateral pull

User avatar
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 8494
Joined: Wed Oct 16, 2002 1:00 am
Kiting since: 0
Brand Affiliation: None
Location: Denmark

Postby Peter_Frank » Wed Apr 30, 2003 8:17 pm

The ARX 15.5 2002, and bigger, are very slow kites, and difficult to relaunch as they are too stiff.

BUT - the big ARX's have a really deep draft/profile (only the sizes >= 15.5m2), and are excellent light wind pulling machines.

Just dont drop'em !

But for pure low end straight power they are excellent !


Postby Guest » Wed Apr 30, 2003 10:02 pm

pulling is the right description, if you ever tried to get decent jumps with those kites you know what I'm talking about. The new generation kites like a rhino2 20m2 have the same power but you can also jump them..... which means besides pull they also have vertical lift......


Postby Guest » Thu May 01, 2003 10:58 am

thanks guys!
great help!
if i could ask one more question
well what would be an alternative for both low end and decent jumps in 2002 performance kites???

User avatar
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 1075
Joined: Tue Feb 19, 2002 1:00 am
Kiting since: 1999
Local Beach: Kite Beach, Sanur , Bali, Indonesia
Canggu, Bali, Indonesia
Lakey Peak, Sumbawa, Indonesia
Favorite Beaches: Too many....
Style: Waves shredder
Gear: Ozone, Airush, F-One, Peter Lynn - Kites
Airush, Underground, Surf X-treme custom - boards
Brand Affiliation: Peter Lynn, Ozone, Airush, Underground, F-One, Surf X-treme custom
Location: Kite Shop owner in Bali

Postby kitesurfbali » Thu May 01, 2003 6:08 pm

Ciao Danny,
If you are interesetd we still have some old stock of arx big size coming at an incredible price.
Maybe not the bigger performer but for sure really cheap.
Bye Jankie


Postby Guest » Fri May 02, 2003 6:21 am

I had a ArX 19.5 and now a 20 m2 RhinoII. Same low end, totally different in depower, upwind and jumping. The ArX became too big very fast, was slow and quite impossible to jump decently. All because of too much profile, slow turning and no depower. The rhino bar length and bar pressure are both about 50% of the ArX. The 19.5 ArX takes as much air (I mean pumping...) as the 20m2 rhino and a 12 m2 kite together, front tube like a telephone pole - Just forget about it. What the hell do you do with great low end power if it becomes too much in seconds? Don´t save money on this one.

Return to “Kitesurfing”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Demy182, Google [Bot] and 14 guests