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by nothing2seehere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 1:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What is the significant difference between heli loop, kite loop, down loop?
Replies: 2
Views: 248

Re: What is the significant difference between heli loop, kite loop, down loop?

These terms describe the type of loop Kite loop = pull loop with back hand Down loop / contra loop = pull loop with front hand These terms describe the timing that you initiate the loop Heli-loop = high in the window after the apex with the loop staying high powered kite loop = before the apex of th...
by nothing2seehere
Thu Oct 21, 2021 10:16 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ralf Groesel and Bullshit Light Wind Claims
Replies: 80
Views: 7300

Re: Ralf Groesel and Bullshit Light Wind Claims

And my answer to any answers posted would be If you want to kite that badly, MOVE It's alright for you living by the Gorge. For the rest of us moving isn't always an option. Moving removes many of the social connections (parents/friends etc) that may rely on us or that we rely on. Thats also assumi...
by nothing2seehere
Tue Oct 19, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Downloop vs up-loop in low wind jibes
Replies: 8
Views: 510

Re: Downloop vs “up”-loop in low wind jibes

I haven't ridden peaks but the probable explanation is in the power spike and the difference in how they generate power. The 8m (by all accounts) generates static grunt more than grunt through the turn where as the 5m generates grunt as it flies through the window more than static pull. Interested i...
by nothing2seehere
Tue Oct 19, 2021 9:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best winter sailing gloves: from mittens to neoprene
Replies: 3
Views: 404

Re: Best winter sailing gloves: from mittens to neoprene

There isn't a best as everyone has different tolerances to cold and fatigue. e.g. some swear by the precurved neoprene gloves but I personally find anything over 1mm to be too thick and make my grip fatigue too quickly. You have to work out what your particular problem is and then solve that. E.g. p...
by nothing2seehere
Mon Oct 18, 2021 1:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Small kite 3-4m2 that does not deform under load
Replies: 15
Views: 850

Re: Small kite 3-4m2 that does not deform under load.

Foil kite maybe? I thought Kitech now did a 4m kite alongside the 6m? There is another chinese manufacturer of foil kites if you want a cheap option too. good to know about the kitech.. do you know how much they are asking for the 4m? I only know as much as I've seen on the french forums. A few pro...
by nothing2seehere
Mon Oct 18, 2021 9:42 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Small kite 3-4m2 that does not deform under load
Replies: 15
Views: 850

Re: Small kite 3-4m2 that does not deform under load.

Foil kite maybe? I thought Kitech now did a 4m kite alongside the 6m? There is another chinese manufacturer of foil kites if you want a cheap option too.
by nothing2seehere
Thu Oct 14, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Best Smart Watch for Kitesurfing - Our Kite Life
Replies: 10
Views: 884

Re: The Best Smart Watch for Kitesurfing - Our Kite Life

I think you need some sales commision from Garmin :D

Looking to upgrade my Wear Os watch and tempted to go to Garmin now.
by nothing2seehere
Thu Oct 14, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Rebel SLS 2022
Replies: 74
Views: 4742

Re: Duotone Rebel SLS 2022

Duotone Rebel official weights 2020, 2021, 2022 2020 Normal dacron 2021 Light dacron 2022 Penta TX less - 50 gr vs light draconrebel_2020.JPGRebel_2021.PNGRebel_sls_2022.JPG Out of interest where did you find the 2021 Rebel weights from? Only asking because the 5 strut rebel weights are lighter tha...
by nothing2seehere
Thu Oct 14, 2021 9:51 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Impact Vest - side zip or front zip?
Replies: 9
Views: 526

Re: Impact Vest - side zip or front zip?

My personal experience is that my side zip impact vests ride up a little less than my front zip ones by the side zip comes undone whilst riding more often.
by nothing2seehere
Wed Oct 13, 2021 12:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Duotone Rebel SLS 2022
Replies: 74
Views: 4742

Re: Duotone rebel sls 2022 launch

Any guesses how they changed the aspect ratio of the kite? Higher?

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