Contact   Imprint   Advertising   Guidelines

What kite to buy?

Forum for all hooked tricks

Rare Poster
Posts: 1
Joined: Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:25 am
Kiting since: 2012
Local Beach: Maroochydore rive mouth
Gear: BWS
Brand Affiliation: None

What kite to buy?

Postby ferdi » Sun Jan 05, 2014 12:26 pm


Im looking to buy a new kite and would like to know what would be the best brand and modle kite for airstyle?

Thank you

User avatar
Very Frequent Poster
Posts: 37557
Joined: Mon Sep 24, 2001 1:00 am
Kiting since: 2000
Local Beach: Cumbuco, Brazil
Barra do Cauipe, Brazil
Style: Airstyle
Gear: Rebel 2015 18
Brand Affiliation: None.
Location: World (KF Admin)

Re: What kite to buy?

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:16 pm

hard to say, depends also on what you like.
And the winds you are in.

Basically you want anything that has a good lift and hangtime.

I prefer slow kites, maybe you not. But to land really hard tricks you need a slow kite...

What you would need is a microloop...which only can be aded to older North bars 2009-2012.

Some current bars have stopper balls, ok for basics, but for better tricks a microloop is recommended. Then some tuning and trimming for the bar with kite would be needed if not a North kite.

Return to “Airstyle”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 3 guests