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by aceluis
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:34 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Control Bar question
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: Control Bar question

as said above, personal preference but as always there are "industry norms" medium bar, kites 8-10M 48-52cm large bar, kites 12-14M and up 55-58+cm small bar, kites 4.5-7M 40-45cm but this is more complicated because some companies use shorter lines with shorter bars and longer lines with longer ba...
by aceluis
Wed Dec 02, 2015 5:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New kiter surprised by jerky hotshot
Replies: 37
Views: 4025

Re: New kiter surprised by jerky hotshot

This thread makes me all warm and fuzzy inside :thumb:

I, too am a newbie and this has clarified any confusion I've had regarding yielding to experienced riders.

It's true, I have yet to meet a jerk kiter out there.

Thanks all
by aceluis
Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:24 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's my next step/your experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: What's my next step/your experience?

Really? My trainer kite will suffice in higher winds? Glad to hear. I do have a 9m as well that I'll use in heavier wind. I'm glad to hear that snow kiting will be a good step. Actually my mom lives in barrie so I am up that direction frequently anyways. Lagoon city is where I had gone. OK, Ill lin...
by aceluis
Fri Nov 27, 2015 4:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's my next step/your experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: What's my next step/your experience?

What is the next step? Go out as much as you can - keep trying and practicing. There will be some awkward, frustrating moments - but you will learn from it and it will only get easier. Just be mindful of your surroundings. Let other kiters know you are a beginner (they will find out pretty quickly ...
by aceluis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's my next step/your experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: What's my next step/your experience?

Really? My trainer kite will suffice in higher winds? Glad to hear. I do have a 9m as well that I'll use in heavier wind. I'm glad to hear that snow kiting will be a good step. Actually my mom lives in barrie so I am up that direction frequently anyways. Lagoon city is where I had gone. OK, Ill link...
by aceluis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What's my next step/your experience?
Replies: 8
Views: 995

What's my next step/your experience?

I am new to the sport in the sense I have only taken one lesson for 4 hours. Before my lesson (about a year ago) I bought a 3.5m 3 line trainer kite and have taken it out every chance I have. ln my lesson i learned about kite safety and security measures to be taken if I am to get ino any trouble. I...
by aceluis
Thu Nov 26, 2015 2:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite shows in the Toronto area?
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Re: Kite shows in the Toronto area?

That has helped. I will look into o.k.a.
Thank you!
by aceluis
Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Control Bar question
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: Control Bar question

Yup, Sheeting pressure is a constant you can only affect by changing where the rear lines are attached at the kite. Steering pressure, is affected but you have to consider where your hands are on the bar. Out far takes advantage of that long lever, where in the middle there is a lot less mechanical...
by aceluis
Sun Nov 08, 2015 1:05 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Control Bar question
Replies: 12
Views: 1379

Re: Control Bar question

Yup, Sheeting pressure is a constant you can only affect by changing where the rear lines are attached at the kite. Steering pressure, is affected but you have to consider where your hands are on the bar. Out far takes advantage of that long lever, where in the middle there is a lot less mechanical...
by aceluis
Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kite shows in the Toronto area?
Replies: 2
Views: 527

Kite shows in the Toronto area?

I live In Hamilton Ontario, I'm wondering if anyone has visited and kite-specific shows or even other extreme sports shows that contains kite booths

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