letsgoflyakite wrote:Front traction pad and footstraps are optional extras now. Can see the footstraps as an option, but front traction pad?
The idea of not installing the front pad is that people can put wax and do regular surfing on them
Also many total strapless kitesurfers really like wax best for that direct foot feel on deck
All the 2014 surfboards from North are shipped board + fins only
You have to specify to your dealer that you want the front foot pad + center mini pads & straps
The dealer will order the additional items a using specific code for each model board
I think on the new Nugget they had to change the back fin design to offset the pulled in tail....
...and give it more grip...in order not to lose too much extra light wind performance
They must have tested it with the smaller 2013 swept back surf fins and it was not ideal
My SUPa 2-4 nuts sense