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by rleshem
Sat May 23, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Canrinha Drifter 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 315

Re: Canrinha Drifter 2019

I wouldn’t get the drifter for a twintip.
It’s amazing on a surfboard but just ok on a twintip.

Now for mowing the lawn and small jumps it is fine.
The switchblade and the moto are better suited for free ride and jumping. I also heard that the drifter is not great in 12m.
by rleshem
Sun May 17, 2020 5:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Motion, NHP or Jaime
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Motion, NHP or Jaime

Thinking about a new twintip for hooked in jumping and tricks in both choppy and flat water conditions.
Any thoughts on the naish motion Nobile NHP and Jaime?

Thx
by rleshem
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Playa Del Carmen March
Replies: 3
Views: 241

Re: Playa Del Carmen March

Check out playa mujeres 30 min north of Cancun.
Long uncrowded beach and can take winds from all directions. Great resorts but not much nightlife.

I stayed at the finest and beloved.
by rleshem
Sat Feb 15, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Boom! Cabrinha has been sold!
Replies: 54
Views: 4888

Re: Boom! Cabrinha has been sold!

Perhaps management wanted out - cabrinha minus Pete and team is worth less than current cabrinha.
by rleshem
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish Slash on Twin Tip
Replies: 6
Views: 502

Re: Naish Slash on Twin Tip

I wouldn’t buy a surf specific kite for a twintip. I tried the cab drifter before and didn’t enjoy it on a twintip - not enough power and lift.
by rleshem
Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:28 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: naish pivot 3 set quiver: 12/9/7 or 12/9/6
Replies: 15
Views: 749

Re: naish pivot 3 set quiver: 12/9/7 or 12/9/6

I would do 12 9 7. I have 12 10 8. I can ride the 8 gusting to 40mph but that’s the max. So 7 would be fine for you. 6m is good when the wind is consistently 30knots and above. I went from switchblade to pivot last year since I started doing strapless surfboard (while still twin tipping ) and I foun...
by rleshem
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2020 Duotone Evo for beginners?
Replies: 6
Views: 544

Re: 2020 Duotone Evo for beginners?

You will not outgrow the Evo.
Not sure you will need a 14m right away.
I am 185 and use 8 10 12 quiver. If the wind is below 14-15 knots I don’t go. It depends on your wind conditions though.
by rleshem
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish Pivot 9 or 10?
Replies: 17
Views: 1351

Re: Naish Pivot 9 or 10?

I am about the same weight and use the 10m in the 15 - 25 knot range ( twin tip and surfboard) . I don’t think I can go much below 15 knots on a surfboard. The 10 is much faster than my 12 pivot. I got the 10 to have good boosting on the twintip and still have fun on surfboard. If you want the low e...
by rleshem
Fri Jan 24, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish Pivot 9 or 10?
Replies: 17
Views: 1351

Re: Naish Pivot 9 or 10?

If you are on a surfboard then 9m will be probably better and more equivalent to your current quiver.

What wind speed do you fly your 9 and what’s your weight ?
by rleshem
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Opinions / reviews burton step on bindings and boots
Replies: 19
Views: 1075

Re: Opinions / reviews burton step on bindings and boots

I have the step ons but don’t snow kite. I think they are really good but you do not to be standing in order to click and in. So much easier than other bindings - no need to seat or bend down. If you get them make sure to get the photon boots. The lower end rulers are too soft and they hurt my ankl...

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