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by chalks
Fri Aug 07, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: NKB/Duotone trust bar front line lengths
Replies: 24
Views: 838

Re: NKB/Duotone trust bar front line lengths

All this mucking around with line lengths, split heights, and all the rest of it merely confirms that low V equal length 4 line kites is and always was the way to go.
Quite right!
by chalks
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New bar grip
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: New bar grip

Thanks Toby- it actually took a lot longer than I thought it would!
by chalks
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New bar grip
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: New bar grip

BGG, didn't think of that! The only thing is that the grip extends into the bar ends for a couple of mms, so to avoid a gap under them I took them off and extended the grip to butt up to them.
by chalks
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New bar grip
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: New bar grip

This is what it looks like
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by chalks
Fri Jul 10, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New bar grip
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: New bar grip

I've just replaced the grip on my old North bar with this: https://www.sailboats.co.uk/pro-grip-self-adhesive-150cm-x-10cm?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI2P_i-JrC6gIVibPtCh2pNw7IEAQYASABEgKvt_D_BwE Haven't used it yet so can't say how it will hold up. The problem is that in order to fit it you have to remove the...
by chalks
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ben Wilson Kite bar
Replies: 51
Views: 9436

Re: Ben Wilson Kite bar

iriejohn,
That seems like a good idea. Don't suppose you could put up a photo?
by chalks
Fri Mar 09, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: FireWire Evo KiteSurfBoard
Replies: 130
Views: 31439

Re: FireWire Evo KiteSurfBoard

Don't know if this helps but I am 69kg and I ride the 4'10'' Evo. Seems to work well for me and I'm not sure that I would want to go larger but there again I haven't tried an Evo in a larger size.
by chalks
Tue Oct 03, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Correct stance on a waveboard for riding upwind
Replies: 14
Views: 2231

Re: Correct stance on a waveboard for riding upwind

All good advice and I do think that it depends on conditions. Where I ride (small waves, confused conditions) I would have difficulty in riding the board flat off the fins, so I tend to edge, although I have wondered if I was doing it wrong1 One other tip I did get was to ride with the front foot mo...
by chalks
Wed Sep 13, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: AIRton Clinches The Championship While Keahi is King at One Eye
Replies: 10
Views: 2299

Re: AIRton Clinches The Championship While Keahi is King at One Eye

Thanks Seabizzle, perfect explanation!
by chalks
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: AIRton Clinches The Championship While Keahi is King at One Eye
Replies: 10
Views: 2299

Re: AIRton Clinches The Championship While Keahi is King at One Eye

This is probably a very stupid question but can anyone tell me why all the riders were riding the wave backside rather than frontside?

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