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Buckled board=upwind performance?

Postby esg » Fri Mar 01, 2013 2:53 pm

I buckled my surfboard, but continued to ride for a while. It was bent and flexing just in front of my rear deck-pad.

I couldn't turn without crashing, but all of the sudden I was blasting upwind at a ridiculous angle.

Was this just some weird coincidence or is there something going on there? :o

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Re: Buckled board=upwind performance?

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Mar 01, 2013 4:02 pm

esg wrote:I buckled my surfboard, but continued to ride for a while. It was bent and flexing just in front of my rear deck-pad.

I couldn't turn without crashing, but all of the sudden I was blasting upwind at a ridiculous angle.

Was this just some weird coincidence or is there something going on there? :o


I assume your rear foot was put just after the "buckle", or ?

At least, if this is the case - you have put a much flatter tailrocker (or none or negative) into the tail, so it will (might) shoot upwind 8)

A very special experience, and to some point a coincidence, but pretty likely it could happen :naughty:

:D Peter


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