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by ced1
Wed Sep 18, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Videos
Topic: Sardinian Summer 2019
Replies: 0
Views: 371

Sardinian Summer 2019

I got a chance to discover some more of the island of Sardinia this summer.

It's a chilled out video a little too long by social media standards...

Ced

by ced1
Sat May 25, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nice Carving Pictures - post them!
Replies: 252
Views: 59980

Re: Nice Carving Pictures - post them!

Couldn't choose just one...
by ced1
Thu Apr 25, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Videos
Topic: Video trip to Namibia
Replies: 0
Views: 232

Video trip to Namibia

A few months ago I visited Namibia. A really special trip and an absolute blast (for my type of riding at least). Amazing landscapes! There is a blog too:
http://www.cannonrocks.com/blog/eldorado/


by ced1
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ouch...what went wrong here?
Replies: 24
Views: 2680

Re: Ouch...what went wrong here?

looks like either his chicken loop wasn't hooked in or he popped the release by mistake then held on and has no experience flying a 2 line over powered kite.
by ced1
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Waist and seat harness in the same session?
Replies: 4
Views: 810

Re: Waist and seat harness in the same session?

Yeah I use both and sometimes in the same session. Much prefer waist harness for Wave riding and the seat for loops and old school. Sometimes I will old school in a waste too, it does work different muscles. I am also of the opinion that shifting the stress on the body is good to avoid injuries. ( I...
by ced1
Fri Sep 14, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 2018 Axis Limited/Vanguard
Replies: 5
Views: 1195

Re: 2018 Axis Limited/Vanguard

I've got a 2018, 142x44. Had 140x43 2013 and 2015 models too. Medium rails, less aggressive channels/spines. Notice less resistance when sliding a transition but I think this board tracks better through chop. A little less harsh through the chop too, a little softer maybe, but that might just be th...
by ced1
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 20 Years of Kiting!
Replies: 67
Views: 6867

Re: 20 Years of Kiting!

Thanks for all your info and efforts Rick, and Toby for the platform. My early days were spent trolling the net to find ways to stay alive... Yeah Also been at it since 2000 first on a Peter Lynn Waterfoil then on the arcs. (was the only kites back then you could land and launch on your own). And we...
by ced1
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Triple & quad ripstop
Replies: 47
Views: 5288

Re: Triple & quad ripstop

Elongation test? Would be interested to see how that was done and how it relates to real kiteboarding situation. Yes the strength of the material and it's stretchability would be important, but the most important? What about: resistance to violent impact, resistance to flapping, sun exposure, resist...
by ced1
Mon Aug 20, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Hook harness completely broke off
Replies: 8
Views: 1430

Re: Hook harness completely broke off

Yeah also had a few snap a while back... once in 35/40 knots... managed to hold on as in snapped one, two... but got interesting after that.
Anyway, I agree, it shouldn't happen but then again car tyres shouldn't explode, but they do. I think you just got unlucky.

Ced
by ced1
Tue Aug 14, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Triple & quad ripstop
Replies: 47
Views: 5288

Re: Triple & quad ripstop

Another point to take into consideration in the argument for thicker ripstop is flexibility. The stiffer the material, the more it suffers in any fluttering. Stiffer ripstop will show cracks if exposed to flapping or fluttering (like when your kite is on the beach) Ripstop is not inherently flexible...

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