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how long to you drive to your local spot?

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how far to your local spot?

max. 30 min
70
49%
30-60 min
39
27%
1-2 hours
21
15%
2-3 hours
8
6%
3-4 hours
2
1%
more than 4 hours
4
3%
more than 8 hours
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 144

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I Like Ozone Kites
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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby I Like Ozone Kites » Fri May 01, 2009 2:44 am

i live on the beach i kite at 8), but i can drive to the other side, 15 min or take a boat, 10min, or go to the ocean 1-5min

long island is awesome...

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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby nicegrab » Fri May 01, 2009 4:35 am

It's 10 mins to anywhere where I am.

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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby FredBGG » Fri May 01, 2009 4:45 am

My local spots are 20 minutes and 30 minutes away.

If it's blowing really good you can knock off a few minutes :oops: :wink:

AndrewJMcGee
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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby AndrewJMcGee » Fri May 01, 2009 3:42 pm

5 min from 3 different bays, two with flat water and slicks, and one with humungious chop. O and can't forget the ocean, 3 mins away. Long Island is awsome.

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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby mx5alan » Fri May 01, 2009 8:38 pm

nearest beach is just under 100miles drive... :(
try to do +20 beach trips a year which includes a few long weekends

But spend most Summer evenings Kite Landboarding on local field which is just a 10min. drive... :D

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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby DrLightWind » Fri May 01, 2009 8:51 pm

Average 15 minutes to my spot, 8 miles 1 way,
with my !00% Electric Car what I modified for kiteboarding & working (3 miles 1 way).
Now speed: 55 mph
Range 1 charge about : 50 mph
Average cost to charge: 55 cents
About 2 Penny / Miles

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Re: how long to you drive to your local spot?

Postby Bigdog » Fri May 01, 2009 11:34 pm

15 meters :D


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