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14ToeSide Very Frequent Poster
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noel Very Frequent Poster
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Location: Islamorada, Florida Keys
Pierrot wrote:I saw a few LF proto being tested in Montreal in the fall, included this one. Some had "half-struts". The first half of the strut linked to the leading edge was inflated. The second half of the strut toward the trailing edge was a batten. Interesting concept!
Not all that new at all. Slingshot used it on their original Octanes and Machines.
marina Very Frequent Poster
Joined: Wed Dec 05, 2001 1:00 am
Kiting since: 2000
Local Beach: Central Coast, California
Favorite Beaches: Central Coast, California Cabarete, Dominican Republic Ventana, Mexico Oregon Coast Baja Pacific Side Peru
Style: waves, jumping and wiggling
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KiteCulture Very Frequent Poster
Joined: Wed Apr 29, 2009 5:56 pm
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thanks Marina… I knew that's where I saw it!
Clew In Very Frequent Poster
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Location: Atlanta, Georgia
You are not supposed to have 2-4 when you are on a kite trip.
I hope you have plenty of strong wind. Rock On! Clew In
Laughingman Very Frequent Poster
Joined: Mon Mar 16, 2009 4:35 pm
Kiting since: 2009
Local Beach: Kp, MBay, Rond
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Gear: Ocean Rodeo Gen4 Flites 10m, 12m and 14.5m, 2016 Prodigy 5m and 7m Xeon Laluz, 2010 OR Mako Wide 150, Mako Classic 150, Jellyfish Custom surf board quad fin 6' Engine Custom Harness and sliding hook setup
Location: Southwestern Ontario
Clew In wrote:You are not supposed to have 2-4 when you are on a kite trip. I hope you have plenty of strong wind. Rock On! Clew In
We did end up with plenty of wind later in the week and Ratama and Kabear were great and very generous hosts. We will be back!
KiteFlyer87 Rare Poster
Joined: Mon Oct 28, 2013 4:13 pm
Kiting since: 2013
Brand Affiliation: BEST Kiteboarding
i just saw that this German kiteshop
is already selling the solo. is this already possible, I thought it will take a little bit longer till they are available
JimmyRyder Rare Poster
Joined: Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:36 am
Kiting since: 2012
Local Beach: Tampa - FL Cape Hatteras - NC Mamaia - Romania
Favorite Beaches: Mamaia - Romania Sulina - Romania Cape Hatteras - USA Bradenton Beach - USA Tarifa - Spain Lefkada - Greece Gokceada - Turkey Cesme, Urla - Turkey
Style: Free-Ride; Snowkiting;
Gear: 2016 Liquid Force - SOLO - 15.5m 2017 Liquid Force - NV - 10.5m 2017 Liquid Force - ELEMENT CARBON - 139cm 2017 Liquid Force - HAPPY PILL 4'1" - Hydrofoil
Location: Atlanta / Bucuresti
I have seen the articles on The Kiteboarder and Kitemag regarding this new kite type (one strut kite) and seen your post here is really adding to the early bird-eye info.
It would be really cool if some of the guys here who get a chance to take a drive-test on a SOLO will put their personal opinion (not paid, non-biased) so we can see if is any good and worth spending money on it, or is just another kite.
The effort will be greatly appreciated by us the independent riders interested in what's new on the water.
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