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New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby soul19 » Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:45 pm

I am actually quite interested to see how well this bar works. It seems like a very clean and efficient system and can't be any worse for wear than a clam cleat or pull/pull system. I really like how clean the system looks.

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby Kamikuza » Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:47 pm

You haven't seen the picture of it being tested on here? It's legit, it seems.

That was from the "$1,000 bar" thread . . . :lol: this sport, eh.

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby kjorn » Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:30 pm

Quote from one of our local lads: "Used it last year in Mauritius - they asked us to find fault with it and we tried to ram as much sand as poss into it to Bung it up - ( didn't happen) and actually has very simple engineering - wasn't convinced until I used it - certainly not for everyone but with a simpler line layout it did work really well in waves for effortless depower for cruising / free ride I would point people towards the standard bar - it will be costly"

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby Toby » Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:03 pm

no joke, Spleene also works on something similar

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby av_dumitrascu » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:03 pm

Used it three sessions, after the BRM CCS bar....went kitesurfing, and the bar worked flawless! If it only get rid of the chicken loop...

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby Toby » Tue Jul 19, 2016 7:44 pm

North doesn't want the pictures to be shown officially yet.

News with all details will follow.

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby NorCalNomad » Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:35 pm

I have used it. It's actually pretty damn awesome and polished (even with using an older proto). For my lightwind spot I still might want a cam cleat system since it can be very gusty, and constant adjustment of the trim really helps when trying to stay upwind.

But for regular and unhooked riding :heartface: :D especially since the flat depower center untwist your lines after rolls and loops when you untwist your bar.

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby LiquidXtasy » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:39 pm

A bar that hasn't been tested yet for a price that probably cost the same as a kite? No thanks, I'll stick to my old school bar till all the kinks and price has been worked out

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Re: New North Kitesurfing bar for 2017 (april fools I hope!)

Postby dylan* » Tue Jul 19, 2016 10:58 pm

Well, it's more innovative than the cabrinha butt ball. At least they're trying.

Still doesn't look better to me than the dead-simple above the bar clamcleat.


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