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What type of kite will you buy in 2006 ?

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What type of kite will you buy in 2006 ?

Bow kite (level beginner-intermediate)
49
13%
Bow kite (level intermediate-advanced)
140
36%
C kite (level beginner-intermediate)
4
1%
C kite (level intermediate-advanced)
143
37%
Foil (level beginner-intermediate)
3
1%
Foil (level intermediate-advanced)
46
12%
 
Total votes: 385

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Postby JS » Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:35 am

News flash: This is just a poll, people.

You'd think that some people had bet their souls on the results.

I couldn't because I already sold mine.

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Postby diablo943 » Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:55 am

I just bought an STD. I expect my quiver will contain a variety of styles for the next few years since I ride in a variety of conditions and locations (land, snow, water).

Diablo

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Postby FarQueLot » Fri Jan 13, 2006 6:30 am

sorry to here you caught a std a jab should clear that up. try a pl venom less blowing more fun
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Postby Toby » Fri Jan 13, 2006 11:46 am

we can always do a new poll in summer, and compare the results. Should be interesting for everyone in the business...

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Postby panchito » Fri Jan 13, 2006 1:01 pm

sorry but I do not know.....

I am Happy with my C kites which are less than 2 Months old......

Why ??

Because......................

Wind range:

My Machine & Octane has both a huge wind range

Total de-power:

Well I guess at this point I have not been in a situation where I really need it.....


Ask me again next year!!!

Saludos

PS. and by the way I have been riding head to head with Crossbow´s Sonic´s and Nova´s ( all together in the same spot at the same time )and comparing to my Octane 12 all of then turns like old big trucks..... hi hi hi

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Postby Sea&Sun » Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:49 pm

Dwight wrote:This poll would mean more if it were taken after kites like the Vegas were on the market, and tested by everyone.

Right now all we have are people saying bows rule, without knowing why North is so confident C kites can equal, or beat, a bow in fun range.


Sounds like the lad is saying the Rhino 6 does not equal or beat a bow if we have to wait for the Vegas to be tested by everyone.

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Postby Sea&Sun » Fri Jan 13, 2006 4:56 pm

Bow kite (level beginner-intermediate)
Bow kite (level intermediate-advanced)

Girly bow kite(level girly man- girl)

Toby you need to add another level. :P
Last edited by Sea&Sun on Sun Jan 15, 2006 12:05 pm, edited 2 times in total.

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Postby FredBGG » Fri Jan 13, 2006 10:59 pm

New foils comming out soon too.

Venom 2 from Peter Lynn
Two new kites from Flysurfer.
The Pulse.

Check out this video to see what Flysurfer is upto with this new proto to replace the Psycho 2.

http://www.flysurfer.de/images/Gallery/ ... _large.mov

Great video.

Cheers

Fred

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Postby farqueue » Sat Jan 14, 2006 1:11 am

Hey I tried to vote for all 3 but it wouldn't let me!

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Postby maddy » Sat Jan 14, 2006 12:00 pm

yxan wrote:also if some people find interest in the PL V2 :) but in this forum I doubt it :bye:


why ??

it looks like foils are increasing and classic C will survive just a couple of seasons

that slice of the market will be somewhere shared


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