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by PullStrings
Sun Feb 26, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is 16m too much for me?
Replies: 25
Views: 1101

Re: Is 16m too much for me?

Actually 16 is too small...get a 17
by PullStrings
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs
Replies: 15
Views: 688

Re: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs

9- Flotation ....( bits & pieces taken from recent "foil" thread ...Diablo kiteramare)

Noticed wind drop...kite fell in water...1/2 filled up...dog paddled to shore w/sea anchor...seemed it took for ever...anyone else experience that ?
by PullStrings
Sun Feb 26, 2017 2:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs
Replies: 15
Views: 688

Re: Advantages & Superiority of Ram Airs

8- Jumping.... rams do get some air

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by PullStrings
Sat Feb 25, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Horrible crash into powerlines....
Replies: 22
Views: 1440

Re: Horrible crash into powerlines....

Rider OK...kite not so much

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by PullStrings
Wed Feb 22, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Is 16m too much for me?
Replies: 25
Views: 1101

Re: Is 16m too much for me?

Just found it on Ikitesurf classified complete with bar

Pretty sure 16 is not too much but certainly $125 is very little

http://c.ikitesurf.com/classifieds/24584
by PullStrings
Wed Feb 22, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3075

Re: its not going to happen for me

I'm not not riding a surfboard because of anxiety of jybing. I rode a surf board for some months and didn't enjoy it. Same thing for those who try foilboarding and give up. They don't enjoy it at all for a bunch of reasons. Don't you see it's the same thing that you experience with surfboards. You ...
by PullStrings
Wed Feb 22, 2017 3:08 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3075

Re: its not going to happen for me

the sad part is, I have become a quitter. I have been watching the wind blow since last summer and I have had no desire at all to go kitesurfing. I started back in 2000 and layeD out of work if there was wind. my life was on the water. now approaching 64 years old, i'm slowing down. I keep my old P...
by PullStrings
Mon Feb 20, 2017 10:01 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3075

Re: its not going to happen for me

it is not a silver bullet, I am not as "converted" as many of the foil converts like starsky. There are limitations that the foil has for sure. You'd be converted if you were landlocked like he is with about 7 months a year to ride Fresh water and poor wind in general It's his only way to...
by PullStrings
Mon Feb 20, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3075

Re: its not going to happen for me

Great thread..makes you wonder what percentage of all those foilboards for sale on Ikitesurf are people that tried it and realized that sport is not for them
by PullStrings
Mon Feb 20, 2017 2:15 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: its not going to happen for me
Replies: 69
Views: 3075

Re: its not going to happen for me

Me neither...luckily i borrowed a foilboard for 6 days in a row and got going...but it was not for me that sport...i prefer planing and pushing water on my surfboards and be able to ride the surf close to shore if i want to.

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