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by jakemoore
Tue Jan 26, 2021 1:46 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Ozone Chrono V4
Replies: 61
Views: 7249

Re: Ozone Chrono V4

dave1986 wrote: I was watching the Chrono V4 video and noticed the kites have a strange curved line on them (see 6seconds into the video). Does anyone know what this is?
There is a seam on the top skin. It does not appear to be associated with rib or d-rib.
by jakemoore
Sun Jan 24, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What would you do if?
Replies: 44
Views: 2282

Re: What would you do if?

Dear Pullstrings and Matteo, my completely problem free launches after years of using the method in the video under every imaginable wind and beach condition say otherwise! Stay safe! I'm with sarc on this one. Its the right answer but not to OP's question of what to do if a rider finds themselves ...
by jakemoore
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What would you do if?
Replies: 44
Views: 2282

Re: What would you do if?

I am guessing I have had 4 of my CL loops break while in the air, and another dozen or so in the air where a Best "redline bar" CL failed repeatedly over a couple sessions. NOT ONCE have I been able to hold onto an unexpectedly loaded bar in the air. Every time I have had the bar ripped out of my h...
by jakemoore
Fri Jan 22, 2021 11:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What would you do if?
Replies: 44
Views: 2282

Re: What would you do if?

If over the water and by some stroke of luck you accidentally come unhooked but don’t drop the bar:

Pass it behind your back, and spot your landing.
by jakemoore
Thu Jan 21, 2021 4:32 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aluula? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 970
Views: 119768

Re: Aluula? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Wouldn’t a one strut or strutless be nice?
by jakemoore
Tue Jan 19, 2021 6:54 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surfer's eye - pterygium
Replies: 10
Views: 637

Re: Surfer's eye - pterygium

I just had a pterygium removed oct 1st ,now its back again and more painful,when they get removed should they come back so quickly....i wear cheap sun glasses now.I will get this new one removed ASAP,but do they go away themselves?whats the danger of them ,besides the irritation? Yes they can come ...
by jakemoore
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:56 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Ozone Chrono V4
Replies: 61
Views: 7249

Re: Ozone Chrono V4

This is the Ketos Kruiser wing. Reasonably high aspect with about 1100cm2
by jakemoore
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Next Slingshot UFO/Ghost Kite Generation
Replies: 19
Views: 1654

Re: Next Slingshot UFO/Ghost Kite Generation

i personally think self landing is the easy part, self launching in gusty shifty conditions using a tether is not working so good for me. might have to try the "let it drag a bit on the beach and flip over" method. hate doing that to my nice kites though,, local beaches are not friendly i love my u...
by jakemoore
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Next Slingshot UFO/Ghost Kite Generation
Replies: 19
Views: 1654

Re: Next Slingshot UFO/Ghost Kite Generation

purdyd wrote:
Sun Jan 17, 2021 7:39 am

Walk up the lines or land it on its back with one front line.

Or tether.
:thumb:
by jakemoore
Sun Jan 17, 2021 3:44 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Ozone Chrono V4
Replies: 61
Views: 7249

Re: Ozone Chrono V4

twintip or hydrofoil? I try to pull the TT out every 2-3 months so I can say I’m a Kiteboarder. Usually in 8m conditions. But I will find a time to ride the V4 with TT. These days I look forward to lighter and lighter winds. This is the 15. My favorite iKite sensor read 5g9 knots. 331FDD4B-CF42-4C4...

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