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by KWK
Thu Mar 10, 2016 4:53 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: SP Boarding QSR straps/pads
Replies: 7
Views: 1590

Re: SP Boarding QSR straps/pads

Will have to check them out this summer. Heading North for 3 months this year. Looking forward to some Traut sessions.
by KWK
Sun Aug 02, 2015 2:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Madison, WI 411
Replies: 7
Views: 731

Re: Madison, WI 411

No wetsuit needed. Water temp on our lake is 75 and we are 3 hours north of Madison.
by KWK
Thu May 14, 2015 2:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Home Spot Love: Show Us Yours
Replies: 2
Views: 742

Re: Home Spot Love: Show Us Yours

Brozil, Flour Bluff, Texas

by KWK
Fri Feb 06, 2015 3:50 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ultimate All Carbon Twin tip?
Replies: 47
Views: 9031

Re: Ultimate All Carbon Twin tip?

Wood core boards are far more resilient to impact restistance, far stronger and heavier.... Also difference core materials have different flex patterns. Writing off all other cores except foam shows ignorance. Have heard ( but not seen any data to support it ) that a wood core has much better dampi...
by KWK
Sat Jan 31, 2015 5:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ultimate All Carbon Twin tip?
Replies: 47
Views: 9031

Re: Ultimate All Carbon Twin tip?

I second the Brokite recommendations. Have been riding them for 8 years and they just keep getting lighter and stronger. Jerry will build you a custom board and the price is comparable with factory boards.
by KWK
Sun Dec 28, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Custom Twin Tips
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Re: Custom Twin Tips

Interesting, I thought there would be many more responses from small board builders and/or their riders. Jellyfish and Saul Customs, thanks for responding. It was interesting reading about your boards.
by KWK
Wed Dec 24, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Custom Twin Tips
Replies: 9
Views: 2835

Custom Twin Tips

For many years I have been riding a Brokite board that was hand made to my specs by a company in Texas. My question is, what other small custom board manufacturers are out there like Brokite that make high quality boards that aren't stamped out on a production line? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tp...
by KWK
Wed Dec 24, 2014 3:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Board
Replies: 17
Views: 3323

Re: Board

Its interesting that on this thread has focused mainly on the big manufacturers who stamp out boards without much focus on the smaller board manufacturers that make some great boards. I have been riding Brokite boards for many years and love them and the people that build them. Here is a video of th...
by KWK
Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Why are kite companies such crap???
Replies: 107
Views: 14463

Re: Why are kite companies such crap???

This video explains how the big kite companies stamp out their boards. You can't blame them, they are trying to run a successful business. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jJ3YcqJ6svo So you can get a board stamped out in a factory in Asia or a custom board by a company like Brokite where the board is...
by KWK
Mon Jul 21, 2014 6:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fatality in Long Island, NY
Replies: 103
Views: 18520

Fatality in Long Island, NY

Sad news. Not much detail yet on what happened.

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-07-2 ... -dead.html

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