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Bartolo
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Re: Eleveight kites

Postby Bartolo » Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:33 am

john a wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:27 am
Bartolo wrote:
Sat Sep 09, 2017 11:04 pm
Anybody riden the WS? In what sizes? What does it compare like? Drifter, Reo..?
Here´s a Short video of Nuno Stru, looks like it does more than just wave and drifting well. Seems like a good jumper as well. I have only tried it once and was in crazy storm so was more in survival mode than getting the full propper test, and on a borrowed kite...

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Impressive!

A part from the jumping and kitelooping also very tight downloops! Very helpfull in waves.

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john a
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Re: Eleveight kites

Postby john a » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:22 pm

Bartolo wrote:
Fri Sep 15, 2017 10:33 am
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Impressive!
A part from the jumping and kitelooping also very tight downloops! Very helpfull in waves.
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Yes indeed, looks really nice! Looks like it does both waves and jumping far better than any wave kite from Peter so far! These are quite a lot of videos of it on Nuno Stru´s facebookpage.
No wind for a long time here now, but going to the west next weekend and will test the WS in propper conditions then it looks like :D
Can´t wait, tested it only briefly in a storm trying to survive haha Lucky a friend of mine have the whole quiver in WS so can´t wait!

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Re: Eleveight kites

Postby jeromeL » Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:46 pm

john a wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:22 pm
No wind for a long time here now, but going to the west next weekend and will test the WS in propper conditions then it looks like :D
Can´t wait, tested it only briefly in a storm trying to survive haha Lucky a friend of mine have the whole quiver in WS so can´t wait!
You are affilated with Eleveight?
I'm going to OBX mid October is there any demo setup over there?

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Re: Eleveight kites

Postby john a » Sun Sep 24, 2017 1:19 pm

jeromeL wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:46 pm
john a wrote:
Fri Sep 22, 2017 2:22 pm
No wind for a long time here now, but going to the west next weekend and will test the WS in propper conditions then it looks like :D
Can´t wait, tested it only briefly in a storm trying to survive haha Lucky a friend of mine have the whole quiver in WS so can´t wait!
You are affilated with Eleveight?
I'm going to OBX mid October is there any demo setup over there?
Yeah, but only as a local team rider. Even had a better deal before but testing the FS (was perfect for my taste) and knowing the guys from way back (passionate, clever and trustworthy) I was sold!
Try asking Eleveight USA on Facebook, send them a message:
https://www.facebook.com/eleveightusa/

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Re: Eleveight kites

Postby lindseym » Sun Sep 24, 2017 3:25 pm

Finally had a chance to dig through this thread ... killer review John and some great boosting. I rode my RS again last night and as having a blast in pretty light wind (13/14) on my 12m. Very impressed with this kite so far.


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