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by unbob
Sun May 15, 2016 9:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiting around Venezuela
Replies: 11
Views: 1874

Re: Kiting around Venezuela

I suggest anyone thinking of traveling to Venezuela read this article first - http://www.theatlantic.com/internationa ... rt/481755/
by unbob
Sun Feb 21, 2016 7:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How Kiteboarding Became the New Golf
Replies: 8
Views: 2883

Re: How Kiteboarding Became the New Golf

Maybe airlines will soon give free baggage allowance for kiteboards bags as well ;) So, what exactly is this "free-pass" airlines give golfers with golf bags? I've always assumed it's simply to promote "fat-cat" golf tourism. I've also assumed there's a formal or informal deal between airlines and ...
by unbob
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How Kiteboarding Became the New Golf
Replies: 8
Views: 2883

How Kiteboarding Became the New Golf

"business on the beach, not in the boardroom."

Find the article HERE
by unbob
Wed Feb 17, 2016 9:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ocean Rodeo Big Pump - Now Shipping
Replies: 11
Views: 3208

Re: Ocean Rodeo Big Pump - Now Shipping

Correct me if I'm wrong, but this appears to be exactly the same as the new Core pump (and several others). No doubt all made in the same Chinese factory.

I've used the Core pump and it is very nice! I plan to buy one (of whatever brand name).
by unbob
Sun Feb 14, 2016 6:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North kiteboarding - bar
Replies: 74
Views: 21982

Re: North kiteboarding - bar

Okay, after reading the prior posts and as a self-proclaimed curmudgeon totally happy with his 2015 NKB Quad bar - I'm planning to order some more 2015 NKB bars before they're out-of-stock/discontinued and replaced with this new-fangled "latest/greatest" version. Don't need it - don't want it. I jus...
by unbob
Sat Aug 22, 2015 9:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: LOL seriously?!
Replies: 16
Views: 2660

Re: LOL seriously?!

What? No saddle? Giddyup!
by unbob
Sat Aug 22, 2015 8:57 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: switch bar v3
Replies: 71
Views: 8890

Re: switch bar v3

Faxie wrote: You could try a strap, like the V1. I'm not sure, but maybe a magnet will work on the cleat, so find a way to get a magnet in the depowerball
FYI - Apparently SS's new 2016 Sentinel bar uses a magnet - haven't seen it but that's what I'm told.
by unbob
Sat Aug 22, 2015 5:54 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: switch bar v3
Replies: 71
Views: 8890

Re: switch bar v3

hello Faxie!! ok i can live with the colours but the crazy depower ball thing is dangerous when depowered flapping and causing tangles. can you suggest a good mod to overcome this? thanks!! It was a good idea theoretically :roll: You could try a strap, like the V1. I'm not sure, but maybe a magnet ...
by unbob
Thu Aug 06, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Permits needed , to kite board Lake Mohave
Replies: 37
Views: 4296

Re: Permits needed , to kite board Lake Mohave

I'm sure when some gov bureaucrat realized that the wind is free and people are making use of it they decided to put a stop to it - after all, there's "no free lunch" - right? Only a matter of time before all wind-users on the planet are taxed for their wind usage! Re the permit - exactly what is th...
by unbob
Mon Aug 03, 2015 12:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Warning: Naish bar secretly wants to slash your face!
Replies: 21
Views: 2689

Re: WARNING: Naish bar secretly wants to slash your face!

Is there enough material on the end of the bar ; to grind that pointy edge off ? Even if it's soft ; it would rip your skin Less, (if it was rounded off ). Bille Agree with Bille re the "pointy edges". That is bogus - no bar should have "pointy ends". Absolutely no reason for it - what were they th...

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