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Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby jaystore » Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:19 am

We did test DYNABAR in combination with SportGearSolutions rotating plate, perfect combination!
You ride strapped but feel like unstrapped!
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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby Wendy » Mon Dec 13, 2010 12:43 pm

That guy doesn't look relaxed and his body position doesn't look like the feeling of riding unhooked!!

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby Starsky » Mon Dec 13, 2010 5:26 pm

Classic!

Not sure where to start! Maybe the reel leash!!

Marketing the tech over the technique. At least show a picture where the dynabar is actually doing something a normal spreader bar cant!

Marketing is about putting out an image people want to strive for.

ie: relaxed strapless
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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby henningsurf » Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:03 pm

I do not have ind mind to convert strapless riders, just to give all usual free-time-surfers better odds to get a good ride in various conditions :D !

For those who can see things in a wider perspective.....

You can participate to win the Plug&Turn complete version at our Facebook site:
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Sportsgea ... 7936020696

(PS: the pic for the plates add was taken before I started using the dynabar.)

Regards Henning, Sportsgear Solutions Denmark

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby jaystore » Mon Dec 13, 2010 7:16 pm

Starsky wrote:Classic!

Not sure where to start! Maybe the reel leash!!

Marketing the tech over the technique. At least show a picture where the dynabar is actually doing something a normal spreader bar cant!

Marketing is about putting out an image people want to strive for.

ie: relaxed strapless
Hi Straky, I didn't say "something a normal spreaderbar can't", the reel leash shows you it's a common rider who needs some help from equipment :thumb:

At the beginning of this post you will find video where you can see a very common kiter, a pro waverider and a snowkiter. If you look carefully you will see the riding is more "relaxing", no back stress and more natural surfing or skiing.
There are 3 years of posts and customer's feedback about sliding hook benefits Click here to see them
This is what you normally see when rider is hookedon standard spreaderbar, sliding harness, the following pic with sliding hook!
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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby reinis » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:19 pm

Starsky wrote:Classic!

Not sure where to start! Maybe the reel leash!!
+1 :jump:

almost everything that is wrong with kitesurfing in a single picture! you have to give credit for that one :cool2:

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby poser » Mon Dec 13, 2010 8:51 pm

I think the guy needs a gojoe on the board and a flo-bee reel bar.
He would be completely set up.

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby mmunzer » Mon Dec 13, 2010 10:57 pm

While I agree that starskys picture does look more relaxed, the dude might look a bit different if the water temperature was 4 degrees and the air temp the same... Maybe after the 4th time of loosing his board and body dragging back to shore he would be wearing a reel leash too.

By the way, if the dude in Starsky's picture was wearing a helmet he might save the life of some poor helpless wannabee somewhere in the world who currently thinks that if you want to be cool, you need long blond hair and you don't want to wear a helmet ;-)

And yes, I am jealous of the dude. Would be nice to be able to do what he is doing...

By the way, the GoJoe is a great product which deserves a lot of credit. Its not for everybody and if your doing unhooked kiteloops, then its probably not for you, but if you are a beginner and just learning the sport it will save you a lot of time and give you a much better learning curve. If it wasn't so dorky looking and if good riders could figure out how to stop critizising it, maybe more people would use it...

I think sometimes its sad to see that good products keep getting bashed by good riders who really don't need the help that the good products give them. For those who have been along since the start, just remember the good discussions about 2 lines versus 4 lines.

What about this picture. The guy looks like a total dork.

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Luckily for us he kept on his work instead of giving up.

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby twah » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:07 am

you're poster boy there is a fucking retard

holy shit


this is why partially why kiteboarding is so gay - companies like yours enabling retards like this with over-engineered gear so that they don't actually have to have legit board skills.

instead they can continue on being gay without actually ever having to learn how to properly kiteboard.

here is my efficient solution - you want a strapless wave riding feel? ok then ride strapless. let's not start a company or anything or shit our pants over pointless rotating footstrap hype

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Re: Waveriding strapped but feeling unstrapped

Postby scklandl » Tue Dec 14, 2010 12:21 am

while I share some of my fellow posters ideals Ill try to take a gentler approach, and a more logical one...

riders need to develop and gain certain skill sets,
yes having some gadget to do it for you can make it easier to learn at first, but many people stop there...

case in point: I have a friend, very "experienced" rider... 7 years riding, cant body drag upwind to get his board!
having a board leash, or a go joe, is a crutch that should never be used, its the first skill you should learn on the water
if you cant bodydrag, you shouldnt put your feet in the straps.

same could be said of straps, they teach kitesurfers to ride off the edge, not the fins, thereby limiting their progression.
They also hold you into very static positions on the board and get horribly in the way with skinny surfboards so many aren't
gonna bother to learn to gybe with strap-ons. Again limiting progression. It'll take one afternoon to learn how to use a surfboard
without straps and from there on out YOUR FREE!

I could go on but I'll stop...

take off the training wheels


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