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You know it's a good day....

Postby lovethepirk » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:01 am

when you fly your entire quiver overpowered! :jump:

Sick day, huge air off lips with every kite. Gonna sell that 9m chaos, it's just crazy twitchy and way too intense for me. I was literally scared flying it at times.


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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby plummet » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:19 am

.... You are holding a bar in your hands.
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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:23 am

Since I only have one kite it is always a good day when I go out ;-)

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby plummet » Sun Jan 08, 2017 1:27 am

I always consider it a oh for awesome day when I can partake in more than one of my sports/disciplines. IE kitesurf, foil, buggy, landboard, mountain bike - downhill, all mountain, trial, street and longboard skating.

Havent done em all in one day before. That's a goal to accomplish!

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby styleito » Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:14 pm

lovethepirk wrote:Gonna sell that 9m chaos, it's just crazy twitchy and way too intense for me.
9M, twitchy.
You should have a go on the 5.5M Chaos that I fly on a somewhat regular basis.

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby nismo98 » Sun Jan 08, 2017 4:25 pm

I have had one of those days. It was a workout just to pump 4 different kites.

The best days are when you have flat water action and overhead waves all in one day.

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby knotwindy » Sun Jan 08, 2017 5:15 pm

.....when you have been riding with your friends for a couple of hours starting upwind and outside just a bit in the waves that leads down to a flat area where you all try throwing crazy tricks, some of which you occasionally land, all pushing each other and just when you think "I'm getting tired" everyone else goes in and you have the waves to yourself for the sunset session as they smooth out and pick up. That is a good day.

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby jeromeL » Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:39 pm

You know it's going to be a good day when your driving to the beach and as you spot the water you get knots and butterfly in your belly and prey that you will finish session injury free.
You know you had a good session when you wished you brought that unopened 7m you left in your garage.
lovethepirk wrote:when you fly your entire quiver overpowered! :jump:

Sick day, huge air off lips with every kite. Gonna sell that 9m chaos, it's just crazy twitchy and way too intense for me. I was literally scared flying it at times.
It's true that on C kite a flying error is not as forgiving as on bow kite.
Stick with it a bit longer you will get used to twitchy kite after a while. Keep hands in middle of bar, it's not really an issue. After a while you get some muscle memory.
My beginner kite were fone bandit (pretty fast) and definitely looped it many times by mistake as I was learning to jump and going into unwanted rotation... But after a while you make less flying error and when you do it's easy to send it back to 12. Now if I go in rotation by mistake I am able to keep twitch kite overhead.
In overpowered condition a small flying error will get amplified quite a lot and can become quite scary. If you redirect kite forward by mistake (a fraction of a second will do) as you go up your body can go horizontal pretty quickly, good way to get used to powered kiteloop!

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby JakeFarley » Tue Jan 10, 2017 12:11 am

when the water is warm, the air is warm (no wetsuit), no other kiters at your favorite spot and you have a nice, steady 15 knot breeze... :D

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Re: You know it's a good day....

Postby dylan* » Tue Jan 10, 2017 2:20 am

styleito wrote:
lovethepirk wrote:Gonna sell that 9m chaos, it's just crazy twitchy and way too intense for me.
9M, twitchy.
You should have a go on the 5.5M Chaos that I fly on a somewhat regular basis.
it's florida, most people here haven't even flown anything smaller than a 9m :lol:

i tried a friends 5m one day and could barely even fly it, was so fast!


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