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by Sgallian
Wed Apr 01, 2020 9:07 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Reedin Phoenix. Born again
Replies: 16
Views: 1092

Re: Reedin Phoenix. Born again

Nice one! :rollgrin:
Though... my first kites were Bolts... nothing like having a "bat-like" kite above one's head ;)
by Sgallian
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:58 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?
Replies: 63
Views: 3577

Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

Well.. it is like global warning (or flat-earthers? ok, I may have gone too far on this one :) ... ) : you'll always find people stating that no, that is a conspiracy, this is the job of someone looking for attention (well, in the case of anti-vacs, it is true)... I understand what he's saying, but ...
by Sgallian
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?
Replies: 63
Views: 3577

Re: covid 19 closing beaches, any more to report?

IMHO, this article was pretty bad. Too much emphasis on the Diamond Princess sample set which is too small to deduce anything meaningful. And he pretty much ignores the data and deaths from China, South Korea and Italy. Also, his numbers are extremely low compared to the rest of the scientific comm...
by Sgallian
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: You love it - SUP and kite shop in Dusseldorf - Do not buy!
Replies: 85
Views: 30382

Re: You love it - SUP and kite shop in Dusseldorf - Do not buy!

Ordered from them the most expensive kite I've ever bought, because they indeed have the best prices. Paid with paypal as advised above, just in case... Waited patiently for 2-3 weeks, until the Black Friday offers came up, and I was then tempted to cancel my order to get it quicker elsewhere, as I ...
by Sgallian
Tue Oct 08, 2019 10:18 am
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: Searching for a builder for my split twintip/hydrofoil hybrid
Replies: 23
Views: 5801

Re: Searching for a builder for my split twintip/hydrofoil hybrid

Just a link to other post in this forum that maybe useful: https://kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=196&t=2403962 Nobile website: https://shop.nobilesports.com/nobile-kiteboard-nhp-split-foil-2020.html ^^^^ exactly, why build it when you can just order it? I bought the splitfoil infinity just before i...
by Sgallian
Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Naish Pivot 2020 does the pulley make any difference v. 2019?
Replies: 6
Views: 1131

Re: Naish Pivot 2020 does the pulley make any difference v. 2019?

^^^ what that guy said, AFAIK, Pivot always had a pulley. If you do not want a pulley, go for the Dash!
Dirk wrote:
Fri Oct 04, 2019 5:52 am
Pivot always had a pulley
by Sgallian
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: One vs two front straps on board
Replies: 17
Views: 1456

Re: One vs two front straps on board

The "unibrow" strap, same as grigorib described is really good. Perfect for starting and you can choose where to have your foot sideways. Toeside riding just as strapless. Very easy to twist your foot out of it to ride pure strapless. If you have it low, just your toes goes in it, there is no chanc...
by Sgallian
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Unpredictable foil injury
Replies: 20
Views: 2125

Re: Unpredictable foil injury

That's a weird front strap... Didn't know this existed, what are the advantages compared to 2 straps in V or one strap parrallel to the stringer?
by Sgallian
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: WOO with Smartwatch?
Replies: 21
Views: 5219

Re: WOO with Smartwatch?

No, just need the Bluetooth connection between watch and Woo.
by Sgallian
Fri Sep 27, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: mystic stealth bar
Replies: 136
Views: 15813

Re: mystic stealth bar

... is it all we need to add it (and a ring if the chicken loop is a usual one)? Thanks. https://kiteforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=2403964 Nice, thank you! I'll check the diameter of my CL and then will get one of those Winchard FRX 20... Looks like it would cause a lot less wear on the rope and the CL...

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