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by JakeFarley
Wed Jun 12, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Help choosing July destination
Replies: 10
Views: 593

Re: Help choosing July destination

In the DR just don't drink anything from the mini bar.
by JakeFarley
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: flysurfer soul long mixer test
Replies: 6
Views: 199

Re: flysurfer soul long mixer test

When would one perform a mixer test? Kite loses power? Too much power? Backstalling? Pulls to one side?
by JakeFarley
Mon Jun 10, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Core just released: XR6 and XR6 LW
Replies: 30
Views: 2505

Re: Core just released: XR6 and XR6 LW

Isn't that space stuff a bit too much?! :roll: Seems the new CORE owners have gone... lunatic :rollgrin: Awaken your inner austronaut.... Launch yourself into orbit Starship XR6 is ready for launch. Universal+ Series Calling all astronauts, T minus 3 to liftoff. XR6 LW, your lightwind rocket... A k...
by JakeFarley
Sun Jun 09, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: The Boom! Board
Replies: 13
Views: 977

Re: The Boom! Board

Or you could just play your own musical instrument like Nino Santos.

I personally am waiting for my carbon fibre tuba. :D
by JakeFarley
Sun Jun 09, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Stomach muscles
Replies: 23
Views: 1346

Re: Stomach muscles

I'm 66 and have the same problem, delayed onset muscle soreness, along with arthritis. What has helped me is: 1) high protein supplements to help with recovery, such as Muscle Milk, Boost, etc. 2) 200mg ibuprofen taken with a meal, no more than 400mg total each day. I try to avoid taking ibuprofen i...
by JakeFarley
Fri May 31, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Inflation
Replies: 15
Views: 3194

Re: Inflation

Is the kite a LEI (leading edge inflatable) or a closed cell ram air? It sounds like it is a closed cell ram air. If so, try inflating it with a leaf blower on low setting. If it does not inflate properly, then check the cells for any blockage. Could be manufacturing defect or something left in one ...
by JakeFarley
Fri May 31, 2019 12:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to make a wind-kite-board-weight table?
Replies: 13
Views: 610

Re: How to make a wind-kite-board-weight table?

A few hints: First off, as a beginner, estimating windspeed is almost not possible, and a hand held windmeter can be risky if you are not aware of how "wind" works in detail and have experience. Hope this helps. :D A small hint: Some people starting kite surfing might already have experience in est...
by JakeFarley
Thu May 30, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How to make a wind-kite-board-weight table?
Replies: 13
Views: 610

Re: How to make a wind-kite-board-weight table?

I'm about 92 kg. Board: Twintip - 135 x 46 Kites: FS Speed 5 21m - 9-18knots Overpowered around 17-18 knots. Can't stay upwind under 9 knots. Cabrinha 16m Xbow - 11-20knots Overpowered at 20 knots. Can ride in 9-10 knots but going downwind. Best HP Nemesis 14m - 12-22knots Cabrinha 11m Xbow - 14-25k...
by JakeFarley
Thu May 30, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Gear Builders
Topic: An object in a fluid
Replies: 22
Views: 762

Re: An object in a fluid

Professor Rynhardt,
You are bringing back memories from my college years 48 years ago. Please, no homework or tests... :D
Great info though. :thumb:
Thanks,
Jake
by JakeFarley
Wed May 29, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Racing can be real fun
Replies: 6
Views: 426

Re: Racing can be real fun

I wonder what they did with the fish they caught in that mess? :naughty:

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