Hello Mr. jakster4
and thank you for your post. We had a great feed back with the 2010 models with the exception of some kites that had bladder issues due to the factory mistakes. But we took care of our customers like we always do.
I started the EPIC band in 2010, so that year was our fist year introducing the EPIC product into the market. Then because of you guys, we learned a lot and came up with the 2011 product, and we continue to improve and came up with the 3G product last year.
Now we just release the 4G products and because of the help from customers, dealers and team riders we were able to improve even better on the new product. So in few words as you can see we get better every generation.
Also you have to understand that you have a lot of good kite companies out there and it all depends what you like. For example some people like Toyota cars, other people like Ford, BMW, Fiat, Volvo, Renault.....you name it. And of course other people love Ferrari cars with the customer service of Apple.
Now concerning the 4G BAR
. Yes you are right the bar itself and floaters are the same then last year but I did change the hole where the lines go through, I also changed the EVA
material of the bar, so it won't wear out fast and made it a little thicker and increase the space and hight of where your fingers grab the bar. And of course changed the graphic on the bar. Then as you can see from the videos and pictures we came up with our own Chicken Loop and redesigned the entire set up with new lines and new ideas.
Again if you get a chance take a look at the new 4G Bar, Boards and Kites and you will see a big improvement from the years before.
P.S. Bellow you will find few pictures of some of our 4G product we have, just to give you an idea.