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by mede
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear

Heads up: I had an absolute blast with Jeff from Kiteboarding.com who taught me how to Foil :)
Big recommendation if anyone is in Corpus Christi.
by mede
Mon Sep 09, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear

Anyone has a recommendation where to rent gear?
by mede
Sun Sep 08, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Re: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear

Thanks for the heads-up on Corpus Cristi.

If that's the best place, I'll go there.
Can you point me to more resources (spots, gear etc) there?
by mede
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:17 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear
Replies: 7
Views: 525

Houston TX - where to kitesurf / rent gear

Hey all I'll be in Houston TX for the next 2 weeks (work related), and want to use the opportunity to go kitesurfing during the weekend. Preferably, there would be some swell and I could do some strapless surfing ;) In case the conditions are there, where should I rent the gear, and what are the bes...
by mede
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surviving a death loop
Replies: 25
Views: 2430

Re: Surviving a death loop

dragnfly wrote:
Mon Jul 08, 2019 10:48 am
There's also this (below) - I'm surprised they never caught on more:
viewtopic.php?t=2379959
Doesn't help with line tangling at all...
by mede
Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surviving a death loop
Replies: 25
Views: 2430

Re: Surviving a death loop

Are you ever unhooking? If not, get a hookless setup (eg slider rope with stainless steel ring). Like this, you avoid the issue with tangling lines on hook systemically. ^ This. Was looking to get one for a Dakine shorts harness but not sure what I can get for that? Anyone can recommend what works ...
by mede
Thu Jul 04, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surviving a death loop
Replies: 25
Views: 2430

Re: Surviving a death loop

Are you ever unhooking?
If not, get a hookless setup (eg slider rope with stainless steel ring).
Like this, you avoid the issue with tangling lines on hook systemically.
by mede
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 475
Views: 50440

Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

Lighter kites fly better ;)
Those who kite a bit longer already probably remember Wipika and Takoon kites, which were so much ahead of the competition in the mid 2000, with the competition typically building kites like heavy trucks instead of fast and nimble racing cars...
by mede
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kitesurf holiday with kids club/ childcare?
Replies: 10
Views: 752

Re: Kitesurf holiday with kids club/ childcare?

Boavista, Hotel Riu

We used to go there when our daughter was younger. Had a very nice kid's program, and really nice kite conditions during the winter (especially if you are into waves).
by mede
Sat May 25, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?
Replies: 220
Views: 14035

Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

Check out these glasses: https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Detachable-Basketball-glasses-with-prescription-lens-football-goggles-price-include-myopia-lens/32592753519.html You can get them in all tints you like, just message the seller. They are great, cause they have the silicon spacers for where the...

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