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by flipper231
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Split boards - worth the money?
Replies: 29
Views: 2533

Re: Split boards - worth the money?

I bought the 138 NHP Carbon. If you want a no tool option, this is it. If not the Element seems like a sweet ride. The 138 is a large board but I never got over board... I rode it from 13 ish knots up to 35 ish in chop and all, you name it. I bought this board for when I travel for work, I pack a re...
by flipper231
Mon Jan 14, 2019 12:56 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2018 North Evo, any thoughts?
Replies: 24
Views: 11302

Re: 2018 North Evo, any thoughts?

I always inflated my kites to 9-10 PSI. The 2018 and 2019 Evo are fairly similar in the 12m range. Before that I owned the 2016. I am sur;raised about the poor lowend, I took the 12m out when there were only surfs, hydrofoils and 17s ans stay on it until you start seeing 8 and 9’ Popping out. So ran...
by flipper231
Mon Dec 17, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North Dice 2018 unhook issues
Replies: 3
Views: 742

Re: North Dice 2018 unhook issues

Hello,

Yes lines checked, I just think the 2016 had a much wider sweet spot, at the expense of lift which the 2018 , generates much more. The 2018 is a bit higher aspect ration that 2016 soit lifts more and has improved hangtime...
by flipper231
Fri Dec 14, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Evo 2019 vs Evo 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2030

Re: Duotone Evo 2019 vs Evo 2018

Lol... in my neck of the woods, a 14 is often a Ferrari compared to not riding at all....
by flipper231
Fri Dec 14, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Evo 2019 vs Evo 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 2030

Duotone Evo 2019 vs Evo 2018

Hi I read somewhere that th 2019 Evo was modified in the large and small sizes and that the medium sizes remained pretty much the same. I would like to take advantage of the close-outs for my large kite (14 or 13m) which sees a lot of airtime. Is the 2019 14m a Ferrari and the 2018 a dog? What is th...
by flipper231
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: North Dice 2018 unhook issues
Replies: 3
Views: 742

North Dice 2018 unhook issues

Hello, Trying basic unhook stuff, backs, fronts, s-bend and raileys. 5’9’’ 135-140, riding boots, Tona pop Ltd board, The 2016 Dice was super intuitive, very sweet to unhook in light 12-18 knots winds. The 2018 is a different story, it wraps , back stalls, the lady is having a terrible time with it....
by flipper231
Tue May 29, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..
Replies: 343
Views: 189198

Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

You North changing n’aime and NS licensing thé mame to someone else with the logo...messy
by flipper231
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:23 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..
Replies: 343
Views: 189198

Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Great thread. Very interesting to see what kiters obsessed with brands do when you step on their "ant hill". Always flown Best kites. Loved the designs, but never really cared about who was a Best rider or how cool the logo was. To each his own. Ok and when times comes to change your gear, you will...
by flipper231
Fri Apr 20, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..
Replies: 343
Views: 189198

Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

If I were them, I would start teasers to announce the change so the 2 names can be side by side for a few months and the new name will carry equity.

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