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by plummet
Wed Nov 23, 2022 4:26 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

I launch in the harness then swap to the hardwire while riding. So that's how it's done! :o I'm such a dumb ass, I always wondered how you got into the bug with the kite. Seems obvious now. Well, that's how I do it. Everyone else sets the kite up hooks it in and wriggles awkwardly around pushing th...
by plummet
Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:39 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

That mountain biking looks sketchy AF. I'll take the dune ride instead, although I'm not brave enough to hotwire myself to the bug like you. Bring us more of your adventures but take care out there. :thumb: Yep, that's my jam, Sketchy AF mountain biking. Personally, I think the hardwire is less dan...
by plummet
Tue Nov 22, 2022 4:35 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

fernmanus wrote: ↑Fri Nov 11, 2022 8:36 am It does sound similar to snow kiting. The 3d effect of the terrain adds a whole other element to the experience. Ever try flying a large kite to glide off the dunes? Yes, when the dunes are hard after rain I have ridden my landboard on them and down some g...
by plummet
Sat Nov 12, 2022 11:15 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Is anybody still buggying
Replies: 29
Views: 8832

Re: Is anybody still buggying

Yep, Check out my "something a little different" post. viewtopic.php?f=6&t=2414435

That said i primarily mountain bike and kitesurf. I pull my buggy out to ride sand dunes once or twice a year.
by plummet
Sat Nov 12, 2022 11:12 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

Plummet you crazy crazy man. Amazing pictures. Love it! This place is on my bucket list for sure. Hehehe... yep, I am considered a little crazy in the kite buggy fraternity.... But, its not as mad as the mountain biking I do! The dunes are so much fun. Its like your own personal endless roller coas...
by plummet
Sat Nov 12, 2022 11:03 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

It does sound similar to snow kiting. The 3d effect of the terrain adds a whole other element to the experience. Ever try flying a large kite to glide off the dunes? Yes, when the dunes are hard after rain I have ridden my landboard on them and down some gliding. Not at the level of the 80m high st...
by plummet
Thu Nov 10, 2022 6:16 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

@ plummet That looks a Lot more Fun ; than riding on a dry lake bed !!!! :thumb: Bille Yeah man, the wind bending all over the place, 3d landscape sniper dunes sneak up on you and you fly off the top of them by accident. Super fun. It's bizarre, to begin with because you can go downhill directly up...
by plummet
Thu Nov 10, 2022 6:10 am
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

martrench wrote:
Thu Nov 10, 2022 1:44 am
Very cool - where are the dunes located?
https://goo.gl/maps/3Tyj1Dt5tc7Mext58
by plummet
Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:39 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Re: Something a little different

Toby wrote:
Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:20 pm
Looks fun !

What are the wind speeds and kite sizes you use?
In the pictures above 8m enduro in the 16-22knot range.
by plummet
Wed Nov 09, 2022 9:14 pm
Forum: Snow / Land
Topic: Something a little different
Replies: 18
Views: 1093

Something a little different

Well, I just got back from my yearly pilgrimage to the sand dunes. Kite buggying is an obscure niche within a niche sport and kitbuggying sand dunes is crazy obscure. There is only a handfull of dudes world wide kite buggying dunes. You hard wire the kite to the buggy, steer with your feet and dont ...

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