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by vela99
Sat Aug 26, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Re: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics

Thanks Matteo V and sflinux

For your explanations and scheme. Makes perfect sense to me.
I guess that the front line spread or front line distance to rear line determine turning such as the radius of the arc or even pivot.

Regards.
by vela99
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Wave Kite
Topic: drifter vs neo
Replies: 4
Views: 1230

Re: drifter vs neo

I have not tried the Drifter but own NEO....awesome.....changing from Rebel to Neo improved my wave riding instantly
by vela99
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Re: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics

Thanks for all of the answers!
I really like the accelerator analogy. I think is it right on.

Anyone who dares to comment on the front lines?
by vela99
Wed Aug 23, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Re: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics

Thanks Dylan, I just would like to confirm my understanding on how the rear line settings work. Simplifying, I view the front line attachment as a hinge point. Consequently, the further backwards (further away from the front line attachment points) the rear line attachment points are placed the more...
by vela99
Tue Aug 22, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Re: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics

(I have changed the title of the posting because it may have been misleading)
by vela99
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Re: Settings North Neo 2017

Hi, is this a correct summary of what effect the different front line and rear line positioning have? Front Lines Forward Position: more depower, more range. Backward Position: less sensitive on bar, more power on harness, more hangtime. More Separation: arch turn, more grunt. Less Separation: pivot...
by vela99
Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics
Replies: 13
Views: 1650

Influence of line attachment points on kite characteristics

Hi, (I have changed the title of the posting because it may have been misleading) until now I have not spend a lot of time thinking about how a kite works exactly and what determines the flying characteristics until I purchased myself a kite allowing for different bridle settings and wing tip settin...
by vela99
Thu Apr 27, 2017 1:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Not feeling the love
Replies: 23
Views: 2635

Re: Not feeling the love

interesting. I have observed that normally my hunger grows with the practice of a given sport. I regularly practice mountain biking, windsurfing and kiting and I love them all. When the conditions/spot/area/buddies etc are right to practice one of these sports and I have dialed in on it normally it ...

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