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by chibern
Thu May 24, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..
Replies: 343
Views: 180655

Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

The Kiteboarder magazine might have something to say about that (TKB)...
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by chibern
Sun May 13, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Wave riding July - August
Replies: 8
Views: 3371

Re: Wave riding July - August

Waddell Creek? Kiteforum spot check says may-sept is ideal. Probably need to stay in Santa Cruz to get your high-end accommodations.
by chibern
Thu May 10, 2018 9:47 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: On-shore vs Off-shore wave kite
Replies: 8
Views: 4023

Re: On-shore vs Off-shore wave kite

Thanks for the responses! @plummet - clear and succinct! So when talking up-wind capability between kites what magnitude of difference are we talking about? Everything else being equal, if riding an on-shore wave kite and an off-shore wave kite (or settings) on flat water, is it a noticeably big dif...
by chibern
Thu May 10, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: On-shore vs Off-shore wave kite
Replies: 8
Views: 4023

On-shore vs Off-shore wave kite

Just getting into kiting in the surf and was curious... What are the different requirements of a wave kite for on-shore winds versus off-shore winds? I see some kites have on/off-shore bridle settings and some people comment that "this" kite is better for on-shore winds and "that" kite for off-shore...
by chibern
Sat Dec 02, 2017 9:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New Ocean Rodeo Demo Centre La Ventana
Replies: 2
Views: 1144

Re: New Ocean Rodeo Demo Centre Opening Soon

Are you going to be part of The Kiteboarder magazine gear test too?
https://www.thekiteboarder.com/2017/09/ ... ride-test/
by chibern
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: glass fiber or carbon?
Replies: 14
Views: 1449

Re: glass fiber or carbon?

There's no such thing as a pure "glass", "carbon" or a "wood" board. In either case there's alway a wood core ( does anyone still make foam-core TT-s? ) covered with either glass, carbon or a combination of both and some kind of finishing layers. These guys do... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=un7...
by chibern
Wed Oct 11, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Session 3 Harness from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 18
Views: 3580

Re: Session 3 Harness from Ocean Rodeo

Thanks for the suggestions @Da Yoda and @Bushflyr!
by chibern
Mon Oct 09, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Session 3 Harness from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 18
Views: 3580

Re: Session 3 Harness from Ocean Rodeo

Are there sliding hook options available (vs. fixed hook spreader bar)? Simple answer is no. Longer answer is that the dynabar would work fine with it, as would removing the hook and setting up a rope slider, which we could help you with if you were hesitant to make your own modifications. JZ Do yo...

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