When i got my second hand speed 3 the bar and lines were pretty worn and i didn't like some of its features so i decided to shoehorn one of my ozone lei bars onto the kite.
I used the standard 50cm lei bar and added a landing strop between the steering lines. The landing strop makes landing/relaunching alot easier. you can also slap the strop on a post or teather in higher winds. it makes for alot less tangles and kite flapping about than trying to flag it out solo on the beach.
The ozone bar has more depower at the bar but less at the trim strap. The overall adjustment is the same however. Makes for it easier to control in gusty winds and some crazy upwind angles are possible. It also has a cleaner safety and cheap replacable elastised safety line through the bar. The depower rope is covered in rubber so wear is alot less.
The disadvantage? its a shorter bar which makes turning a tad slower. I'll be upgrading to a 54cm ozone bar shortly.
Over all i'm very happy with the mod.
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