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by alfredo68
Fri Jan 04, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Chile - Matanzas, Roca cuadrada...
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Re: Chile - Matanzas, Roca cuadrada...

check on air bnb you will find plenty to live in at different prices. You will need a car but no need of a 4x4. You can t get oto roca cuadrada by the dune, authorities will kick u out. Cars are not aloud at the beach. Yes you can go upwind from Las Brisas or do a downwinder from Matanzas or Pupuya....
by alfredo68
Thu Dec 20, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to place a front pad on a surfboard?
Replies: 5
Views: 582

Re: How to place a front pad on a surfboard?

If it's a normal length kitesurfboard from 5'8" to 6'2" place your rear foot in the middle of front and rear fins and from there , add your prefered stance ( 46 cm to 52 cm inside to inside foot) depending on your height and board outline and length...never pass the wider point of the board outline...
by alfredo68
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to place a front pad on a surfboard?
Replies: 5
Views: 582

How to place a front pad on a surfboard?

I would say i have to ride the board and see where my front feet steps , where is the point where a step to change feet etc and then stick the pad on that spot when the board is dry.

Any other ideas?
by alfredo68
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Inverted Kite
Replies: 12
Views: 1431

Re: Inverted Kite

A classic problem - not the inversion but what we are talking about :wink: An inverted kite is a kite that has turned inside out, flying with the bottom side up. A tumbled or rolled kite, or "line inversion", is a kite that flies normally but the front and rear lines are twisted/crossed. In below t...
by alfredo68
Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ride Engine Size
Replies: 14
Views: 1431

Re: Ride Engine Size

I m 33/34 medium RE is perfect for me with10' bar
by alfredo68
Thu Oct 04, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover
Replies: 191
Views: 56780

Re: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover

MikeBirt wrote:
Thu Oct 04, 2018 8:37 am
I would say ultra
12, fast and punchy, 10is too close to the 9...
to get away with he 10 you would need a drop to at least 8 wave...


Thought the same but i was told that the 10 Ultra is very powerfull (and low end in 9 wave is not great
by alfredo68
Thu Oct 04, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover
Replies: 191
Views: 56780

Re: Airush Ultra: one strut kite that meets expectations of a ram air lover

77 kg , 5.2 vader or simil 24 litre surfboard, 11/16 knots. I should go for 12 or 10 metres Ultra?
My next kite down is a 9 m AR wave.
by alfredo68
Sat Sep 15, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Adding a rope to the Rideengine harness with hook
Replies: 13
Views: 1153

Re: Adding a rope to the Rideengine harness with hook

Dakine Sliding hook

This is what you are looking for. Have not tried it but looks good. Anyone there tried it???

https://www.dakine.com/fr-ca/sport/kite ... rce=search
by alfredo68
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered

For example...bar trow 16-17 "...trimmed fully 6"....total 22-23 inches For Toby using long 32 meter lines that will create a "reasonable sag" on the back lines which makes sense.... while using a perfectly tuned bar As the lines length becomes shorter and shorter...27...24...22...20...18 meters......
by alfredo68
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered
Replies: 15
Views: 1382

Re: Launching your kite in +25 knots fully depowered

It happened to me that when launching on +25 aprox with a 9 m AR wave and full depowered (because i saw the conditions where strong , but not crazy) my kite inverted just after launching. Crashing the kite in the water went back to normal (sometimes) Last time it inverted and reorganice the kite for...

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