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by daspi
Thu Jul 04, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Development Never Stops - Eleveight 2020
Replies: 14
Views: 2076

Re: Development Never Stops - Eleveight 2020

Tell me more about the WS please. Especially curious about the new 13m size. How does it cross over to other than surf style riding?
by daspi
Wed May 29, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What to replace enduros with?
Replies: 24
Views: 1769

Re: What to replace enduros with?

Check out the eleveight FS , I've had rpm, bandit and now an FX but just gonna go with the FS love the shape and it boosts and loops like crazy . Could be an option ill check that out, am i right in saying its a reincarnation of the best TS? not a deal braker if it is Well, in a way yes. Peter Stie...
by daspi
Mon Apr 08, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Eleveight FS Review
Replies: 17
Views: 8548

Re: Eleveight FS Review

I don't see why it wouldn't work for heavier riders? I am not heavy but I see no reason why not. When this kite is loaded, it is extremely exciting. Explosive jumps and loops like a dream. My personal best is 62ft on the 10m. Just try one if you get a chance.
by daspi
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Reviews
Topic: Review Eleveight RS 2019
Replies: 10
Views: 4307

Re: Review Eleveight RS 2019

Funny, I feel the kite has great hang time and floats you down slowly. Easy to do soft landings. Tried the FS as well and that one comes down faster. Sure you tried an RS??
by daspi
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:26 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best bankrupt? Not bankrupt!
Replies: 404
Views: 121120

Re: Best bankrupt?

Let's see what they come up with for 2019? With the kite designer gone, are they hiring a new designer and start new kite designs from scratch? Or just keep changing colors and print?
by daspi
Sat May 26, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eleveight FS reviews?
Replies: 35
Views: 6702

Re: Eleveight FS reviews?

The PS is strictly for schools. I don't think you want this kite past the initial schooling days. Go RS rather.
by daspi
Sun May 20, 2018 8:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eleveight kites
Replies: 143
Views: 42138

Re: Eleveight kites

I'm not sure why some folks question 12-15kn on a 12m? I am 165 lbs and 12m serves me well as a light wind kite. Sure, I take a flat light wind board on super light days and switch to my 135x40cm twin tip once it picks up a bit. 12m kites with good low end do the trick for lighter folks. For me it i...
by daspi
Tue May 15, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eleveight RS review
Replies: 5
Views: 3492

Re: Eleveight RS review

Just rode the 12m RS today. Looks about right to size I would say. Less grunt than my 12m XR5 but lighter bar pressure and quicker turning. As a pretty light guy at 165 lbs I actually like the lighter less grunty feel of the 12m. I had a harder time to feel where the kite is in the sky then on an XR...
by daspi
Fri May 11, 2018 5:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core Nexus and Nexus LW
Replies: 44
Views: 18770

Re: Core Nexus and Nexus LW

No reviews yet? I know there are demos around the US now but I did not have a chance to fly one. Happy with my XR5's but in my largest size (12m) I would be glad to entertain a quicker more agile kite. I could do with a little less grunt. At 165lbs the 12m is lately my light wind kite. Wonder how mu...
by daspi
Mon Jun 26, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core XR5 high bar pressure?
Replies: 4
Views: 1319

Re: Core XR5 high bar pressure?

My impression initially was higher bar pressure as well. But there is the setting on the wing tip. I've put it on lightest on my XR4's so I had to do it as well on the 12m XR5 but decided to leave it in the medium (factory default) on the 9m. I think the XR5's just simply pull more and that might ad...

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