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Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby Pump me up » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:48 am

Well, it's that time of year again. Time for a wrap-up and analysis of the failures of ram air kites in 2017.

Despite a multitude of ridiculous over-the-top CLAIMS from ram lovers, ram airs cRaSHeD.

It's interesting to note that NO ram airs..... no NOT ONE (!)…. feature anywhere near the top of the World Kite Tour in ANY discipline Ram airs crashed in Freestyle, Wave, and Speed disciplines.

The same ol’ problems keep recurring: the low-end of large rams is 7-8 knots at best. Ram airs are INFERIOR on downwind legs (collapsing, bow tying, etc). Ram airs really suck in gusty conditions and downwind of obstacles. They are positively lethal in cross-offshore conditions. Relaunch is a NIGHTMARE. Ram airs suffer rapid obsolescence through stretching, bridle deformation, and by being superseded by newer models.

Ignore the LIES and exaggerations. Ram airs are grossly inferior compared to inflatables.


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Re: Ram airs cRaSH in 2017

Postby Matteo V » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:26 am

This guy again?

Wow! My bad for mentioning him in another post.

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Re: Ram airs cRaSH in 2017

Postby Jzh_perth » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:06 am

Is this a pretend World Series then ?

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Re: Ram airs cRaSH in 2017

Postby Dave_5280 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:38 am

It must kill him that ram airs are selling so well by more manufacturers than ever before!

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Re: Ram airs cRaSH in 2017

Postby Flyboy » Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:08 am

Dave_5280 wrote:
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:38 am
It must kill him that ram airs are selling so well by more manufacturers than ever before!
Yeah ... but WHY?!

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Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby MacroPip » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:37 am

Alright, who didn't sacrifice their goat?

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Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby foam-n-fibre » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:57 pm

Ah c'mon, where is the usual cut and paste of a huge long post? It's trolling at its finest! After all these year I still get a laugh out of it. PMU you're not trying hard enough anymore, this latest one is a real disappointment :(

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Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby kiterocky » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:02 pm

Ram air its growing for snowkite more and more...but even the hydrofoiler are bit more oriented in strutless or light weight pump kite...and the race ram kite lose value more than pump...

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Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby pj sofine » Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:10 pm

PMP,thanx for update! Always good to stay up to date with current,strong,irrefutable, factual info.I'm now ready to further to inform on a local level the inferiority of those abominations :thumb:

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Re: Ram airs crash in 2017

Postby grigorib » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:28 pm

Thanks PMU!
That was info we all been waiting for. You're so much into the foil vs LEI competition, must be last of the few.
Whilst most of people ride without giving a damn, you like no one else hold this invisible resistance!
Stay strong. Keep it real.

One day, remember my words, people will get tired of riding and will join you in this fight.
Maybe not...but just hold on out there for us all.

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