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by knyfe
Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Edge for beginners
Replies: 28
Views: 1535

Re: Ozone Edge for beginners

I had the Zephir as low wind kite and that thing would not even fly better than my 12yo Nemesis 16 C kite !?!? Not worth the money at all. Especially the larger low wind sizes. Certainly don’t have an issue with my edge 17 but I also have a 5th line and like to ride it powered with a 130 board. Kind...
by knyfe
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Edge for beginners
Replies: 28
Views: 1535

Re: Ozone Edge for beginners

I am 80kgs and ride a 160 door in low winds. My rule of thumb is: when I walk with the wind and I still feel blowing from behind I am good. Now convert that to knots :-$ low wind riding is all about board speed / apparent wind. See foils for that. I gave up bigger kites a while ago as they just did ...
by knyfe
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone Edge for beginners
Replies: 28
Views: 1535

Re: Ozone Edge for beginners

My son started this summer and I got him a Rally due to the easy restart and beginner friendliness. After a few tryout we were going nowhere so I handed him my beloved edge 10 and he was kiting the same day - even staying upwind. He loves that kite as it delivers linear and controllable power. That’...
by knyfe
Sat Nov 10, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Fastest way how to set up your kite
Replies: 36
Views: 3279

Re: Fastest way how to set up your kite

Even when I did not have a bar per kite I kept the lines connected as I use 90% the same kite over again for the next session. Now I have a bar per kite. Still the only one who keeps the lines connected except the foil liters.
by knyfe
Tue Nov 06, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gojoe
Replies: 9
Views: 1020

Re: Gojoe

All my boards get a spray paint job along the way as I really don’t waste time on the water looking for the board. Especially the carbon is difficult in the wash. I use the bright orange street paint and cover it with clear top. Typically I do the find only on the bottom and big stripes on the top. ...
by knyfe
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:47 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nice spray pictures - post them!
Replies: 253
Views: 27257

Re: Nice spray pictures - post them!

tilmann wrote:
Thu Nov 01, 2018 8:56 am
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My clear fav !!!
by knyfe
Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kitesurfer hitting a boat
Replies: 12
Views: 2047

Re: Kitesurfer hitting a boat

Darwin Award contender. Not even sure why you would want to share this?-)
by knyfe
Wed Oct 24, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 7, 9 and 12 for a 100kg twintip rider
Replies: 22
Views: 2194

Re: 7, 9 and 12 for a 100kg twintip rider

get a big board first before investing in new kites. Like a Door 160 or similar.

After that you would still need a low wind kite like a 16-17m. It all depends at what wind you "need" to kite. 12 as the "large" kite is definitely too small. for sure a 14.
by knyfe
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Jaime Textreme - Performance Freestyle
Replies: 3
Views: 721

Re: Duotone Jaime Textreme - Performance Freestyle

this video need more wind ;-)
by knyfe
Sun Sep 30, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gear bag and organization... finally have my solution
Replies: 1
Views: 550

Re: Gear bag and organization... finally have my solution

Have the kites complete with bar and only pick one kite to walk to the beach. Pick the bigger one ;-)

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