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by or6
Fri May 17, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nice spray pictures - post them!
Replies: 263
Views: 29247

Re: Nice spray pictures - post them!

Awesome!!
by or6
Thu May 09, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?
Replies: 95
Views: 4120

Re: We should be wearing sunglasses throughout the day and especially while kiteboarding! Why aren't we?

https://www.acuvue.com/acuvue-oasys-tra ... act-lenses

Apparently polarised contact lenses exist. Haven't tried them! I might....

Edit: looks like these are UV blocking, only.
by or6
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Cabrinha's new kite - AV8
Replies: 13
Views: 1683

Re: Cabrinha's new kite - AV8

SIZES: 9 / 11 / 14m
by or6
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The North Kite Race 11-14 July Dunkerque, France
Replies: 2
Views: 292

Re: The North Kite Race 11-14 July Dunkerque, France

Looks cool, but the website lacks information....like are there different categories, is there a minimum windspeed, distance of the course etc...anybody?

Or6
by or6
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: easily reset chickenloops
Replies: 75
Views: 4108

Re: easily reset chickenloops

That release will always open up, jumptheshark. No doubt in my mind. Also, when resetting it, there doesn't need to be load on it....it's on my sliders side. Admittedly, holding on to the steel ring on the kites side is probably a b"itch. Another advantage, you can set the distance between the bar a...
by or6
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: easily reset ’relese’ test under load
Replies: 1
Views: 310

Re: easily reset ’relese’ test under load

I second your case. :-). Been using the same wichard for a long time. Don't unhook....strapless waveriding, harness with a slider.

To be honest....I have two bars. The other setup, I use a slider on my harness, steel ring and I hook in my CL. Works as well. Though it needs more load, for sure.
by or6
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside
Replies: 5
Views: 408

Re: Left arm problem when holding bar and ridning toeside

Left or right hand...try riding more upright, let your bar out a bit. Take it more easy...might help?
by or6
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What makes a board a kitesurf board
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: What makes a board a kitesurf board.

Just a joke, bragnouf. Plummet seems to be the last serious mutant user, and happens to be from NZ. You don't see them much anymore.
by or6
Mon Mar 04, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: What makes a board a kitesurf board
Replies: 7
Views: 651

Re: What makes a board a kitesurf board.

1. made specifically for kiteboarding
2. fins one side only
3. Kiwi
4. Made specifically for surfing

You can use 4 for 1, but it doesn't make it one. Eventually, the large majority is going to buckle. You can use 1 for 4; I'm not a surfer...don't know how well 'they' perform.

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