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by Jwoo
Mon Nov 19, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Switch to North from Cabrinha Kites ?
Replies: 7
Views: 688

Re: Switch to North from Cabrinha Kites ?

I've never used a Cabrinha bar on a North Kite, but have tried an Ozone bar, which is similar in that it has a low V like the Cabrinha bar. I tried it on an EVO and found the kite turned just as well, but lost a lot of power with the Ozone bar. I don't know the dynamics between the low V and high V ...
by Jwoo
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Barsize for short arms ?
Replies: 6
Views: 449

Re: Barsize for short arms ?

My wife has short arms and can't reach the trim strap on most bars. The Cabrinha 1X with trimlite bar's trim cleat/strap is 2"-3" closer to the rider than most other bars. That, combined with using a seat harness, makes it so she can adjust the trim strap while riding, and the bar is not out of her ...
by Jwoo
Fri Aug 17, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gear that has exceeded your expectations!
Replies: 42
Views: 4097

Re: Gear that has exceeded your expectations!

I have to laugh that you're bored with kiting and enjoy surfing more. I'm just the opposite. I've been a hardcore surfer for over 40 years and only discovered kiting 4 years ago. I'm finally competent enough to get out into serious surf strapless. I wish I would have done this years ago. Paddle surf...
by Jwoo
Wed Jun 13, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: north evo 9m without bar can i use my ozone bar?
Replies: 6
Views: 2428

Re: kitesurfing

I've actually tried an Ozone bar on Evo kites. It flew OK but felt sluggish and had less power compared to the higher V North bar.
by Jwoo
Wed Jun 06, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Flite 14.5 or 17?
Replies: 4
Views: 1675

Re: Flite 14.5 or 17?

If this helps, for reference I weigh 83 kilos. My minimum riding a 5'4" tomo vanguard is 11 knots. At 11 knots I can cruise on a 14.5 flite, but not do to much else without loosing ground. For 10 knots I think maybe a 17 would be better.
by Jwoo
Mon Apr 30, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How far do you drive to kite?
Replies: 42
Views: 12420

Re: How far do you drive to kite?

My front yard for a rocky launch, 1 mile for a sandy launch.
by Jwoo
Sun Apr 29, 2018 4:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My new project : iGetwind.com
Replies: 44
Views: 18867

Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

@Jwoo : i just tested on sierra with chrome, firefox and I could scroll GFS on https://igetwind.com I tested safari on an older mac os with success. Weird that it does not work for you! What browser are you using ? OK, I'm doing it wrong. I was sweeping my finger across the mouse to scroll. Didn't ...
by Jwoo
Sun Apr 29, 2018 1:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My new project : iGetwind.com
Replies: 44
Views: 18867

Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

I'm using an Imac OS Sierra 10.12.1 and GFS won't scroll. We're too remote for phone service (land or cell) so no mobile device. Only satellite internet.
by Jwoo
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My new project : iGetwind.com
Replies: 44
Views: 18867

Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

I will try to see what I can do but already having 10 days of GFS ( wich 5 days are 24 hours/day) is already a LOT of data to get. I'm scared I would slow things down if I put more. By the way GFS goes up to 16 days but I wonder if it's reliable after 10 days ? But anyway thank you for your suggest...
by Jwoo
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: My new project : iGetwind.com
Replies: 44
Views: 18867

Re: My new project : iGetwind.com

Been using it for a few days now. I like the format, especially having a quick reference to several locations. If you were to make any changes, it would be nice to have more days available for the long term GFS.
Great Site!

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