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by Cdog
Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil
Replies: 30
Views: 2468

Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

I do
Less Chance of the wings falling over and hitting the ground When traveling
I take it apart when I put it in my car too
by Cdog
Wed Jul 29, 2020 4:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Low tech freeride foils
Replies: 13
Views: 1048

Re: Low tech freeride foils

I've be riding a stringy foil for the last 4 years
I love this foil! Over my zeeko and full carbon silencer foil made by lp
Low tec cnc made from a block of g10 fiberglass
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by Cdog
Tue Jul 28, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil
Replies: 30
Views: 2468

Re: Using A Bicycle To Go To Beach With Hydrofoil

I found a baby jogging stroller on the street and made a trailer out of it
I don't ride with mast attached I like to suspend the mast when traveling
Here's mine
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by Cdog
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:18 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Turbulence while riding
Replies: 18
Views: 1087

Re: Turbulence while riding

yes I ride in the sf Bay Area There are times I'm cruising along and I roll over some bay swell and I get have a jolt in the role axis ,doesn't happen every time Makes me wonder what the Hells going on and im I interacting with current on the wing or am I rolling over seaweed fishs garbage or whatev...
by Cdog
Sun Jun 21, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite Line lengths?
Replies: 18
Views: 1217

Re: Kite Line lengths?

Oh
I also found it easier to control line tension with the shorter lines
This help me foil
by Cdog
Sun Jun 21, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Kite Line lengths?
Replies: 18
Views: 1217

Re: Kite Line lengths?

I use 20 m lines on my 10 m and 12 m O.R. flites
Better timing for me and a lot more range on foil, not over powerd early like with 24 meter lines
I bring the 4 m extension set with me but I never use them
I use 24 m lines on my 7 m for better low end
by Cdog
Fri May 15, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: rucksack or trailer to get to the beach?!
Replies: 6
Views: 580

Re: rucksack or trailer to get to the beach?!

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I say go for a trailer
I found a baby jogging stroller and turn it into a kite surfing trailer
I can carry the board the foil ,the mash ,2 Kites ,wetsuit ,pump ,harness and snacks!
by Cdog
Mon May 06, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sliding spreader bars
Replies: 32
Views: 3747

Re: Sliding spreader bars

Alowishus
I'm not switching on the "fly"
I have to land the kite to go fixed or slider if I want to change.
by Cdog
Sun May 05, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Sliding spreader bars
Replies: 32
Views: 3747

Re: Sliding spreader bars

One of my buddy's made one out of Aluminum plate
I like not having a hook
You can ride it Slider or fixed
by Cdog
Fri Apr 26, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Stringy Foil
Replies: 3
Views: 656

Re: Stringy Foil

+1 for stringy I have both the original blue wings and now the Big Surf wing I love both I started on a lift wing ,but had a hard time,then a zeeko... But had a hard time Then got the stringy....now working on flying foot switchs Yes you can learn on a stringy! Then keep progressing on them and then...

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