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Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby drewkite » Fri Sep 28, 2012 9:41 pm

Im starting on to kite race i already got a couple 2013 edges and i dont know which board to get so should i get an Mikes Lab or better get a Cabrinha 2011 for learning whichis 700 dollars and then get a competitive board compared to 3000 dollars ML (with fins)
another option is just get a RRD Krace which a friend sells it with Tectonics just used once the board 1200 dollars and be competitive with that and my edge
anyway i dont want to spend lots but be really competitive im thinking in assisting to the next northamericans and next years worlds

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby borist » Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:09 am

Don't wayste your time and effort with old gear. Get a new 70 cm race board. You might get krace and on with your program, perhaps sell it later and upgrade but at least you'll get time on water with the right gear

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby drewkite » Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:11 am

borist wrote:Don't wayste your time and effort with old gear. Get a new 70 cm race board. You might get krace and on with your program, perhaps sell it later and upgrade but at least you'll get time on water with the right gear

yep, youre right quad fins are old gear i will get krace and upgrade to problably a Mikes Lab once i strat racing competitive. which one do you have? and recommend?

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby Bradn » Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:23 am

If it is the k-race 70, then why bother upgrading? Julien has been trading races with Adam at the top lately anyway.

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby borist » Sat Sep 29, 2012 7:40 am

I currently have 2012 north ltd with tectonics, 42cm + 40. I kite in light winds majority of time. Good board shape wise but a real crap as built quality goes. I would not get too hang up on what you might want down the road as the boards are getting better every iteration. Just get something decent and get cranking. Polish those tacks until you'll make them with your eyes closed, learn to go downwind so fast that you're scared every time you round the mark. It's all big fun

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby james » Sat Sep 29, 2012 8:12 am

Bradn wrote:If it is the k-race 70, then why bother upgrading? Julien has been trading races with Adam at the top lately anyway.


he hasnt been trading near adam on a K race all year…he is on a new version that they have got out just in time for the worlds the K Rapida ( mikes lab look a like)

but for the level that the chap is riding at now and for a while then the K race that his mate is selling will be perfect, seems a good price with those fins too.

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby Tone » Sat Sep 29, 2012 12:08 pm

Check out the Temavento boards.

Amazing build quality and has cleaned up completely in the Europeans...

Full carbon board, even the fin boxes!

If you want I can take some photos?

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby drewkite » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:02 pm

Tone wrote:Check out the Temavento boards.

Amazing build quality and has cleaned up completely in the Europeans...

Full carbon board, even the fin boxes!

If you want I can take some photos?

Sure send me some pics and Info. of prices would be great

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby drewkite » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:05 pm

Also guys i mean if a get krace how long would i stay competitive with it isnt it better just get a piece of crappy board and get the tacks an jibes down then wait for the newest board in the market?

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Re: Which raceboard should i buy?

Postby Tone » Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:22 pm

drewkite wrote:
Tone wrote:Check out the Temavento boards.

Amazing build quality and has cleaned up completely in the Europeans...

Full carbon board, even the fin boxes!

If you want I can take some photos?

Sure send me some pics and Info. of prices would be great


uploading some now, for the record, I have nothing to do with the brand, just someone that has bought one.


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