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by Windigo1
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Recommendation on cold weather kiteboarding gloves
Replies: 83
Views: 30905

Re: Recommendation on cold weather kiteboarding gloves

It gets pretty cold here in Canada and just about everyone uses those: www.amazon.com/Glacier-Glove-802BK-L-Perfect-Curve/dp/B0029YI6QU/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=glacier%2Bgloves&qid=1571762742&sr=8-1&th=1&psc=1 They are brilliant thin enough not to get you arms tired and very warm. Good grip and...
by Windigo1
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:32 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Foil Hi-Rise Lift Cabrinha
Replies: 2
Views: 322

Re: Foil Hi-Rise Lift Cabrinha

I have the 2019 X-Breed it's a nice solid and ligth board. I have used it with my Shinn P and Moses 633 works great with the Shinn not so good with the Moses. It's also a nice surf board too! But I haven't tried the Hi-Rise foil!
by Windigo1
Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Can I still use an old Concept Air 6m Wave?
Replies: 13
Views: 543

Re: Can I still use an old Concept Air 6m Wave?

A lot of people were using those years ago when I started kiting it's a 3 line fixed bridle kite. I would not go out in high wind it's not comparable to a 6M modern LEI kite. It would work fine in moderate wind on the snow but a 6M fixed bridle is a very powerful kite in strong and gusty wind it can...
by Windigo1
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Buying demo kites - bad idea?
Replies: 13
Views: 841

Re: Buying demo kites - bad idea?

A true demo kite that has only been used a few times is fine but a kite that has been used for teaching that has been crashed hard many times and repaired is not a good idea. Ask them how many times it was flown approximately. Personally I never buy kite with repairs. When I buy long distance I only...
by Windigo1
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: How much wind can a single strut handle
Replies: 15
Views: 761

Re: How much wind can a single strut handle

I have 3 single stuts 2 Ultras and one Boxer but when the wind starts cranking I find the the weight advantage of losing 2 struts is far outweighed by the benefit of extra stability and wind range that you get with them. For very light wind on a foil it's a big advantage it helps keep the kite in th...
by Windigo1
Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Single strut kite comparison
Replies: 51
Views: 3321

Re: Single strut kite comparison

I have owned 3 different ones. The Liquid Force Solo was a big disappointment mainly because of the weight it was heavier than many 3 strut kites. I sold it right away. There was a lot of flapping on it too but it was decent for jumping and powerful. Not very good for foiling it would Hindenburg lik...
by Windigo1
Wed Oct 02, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Board Recommendation
Replies: 3
Views: 400

Re: Board Recommendation

I was almost the same weight as you last year and I am also from Canada. My regular board is an Axis Limited 138x42.5 and my light wind board is an Axis Ultra 148x47 I lost a whole lot of weight this year but I am holding on to those boards because they are amazing. I could go smaller now but they a...
by Windigo1
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Groove Skate "Creaking"
Replies: 14
Views: 1307

Re: Groove Skate "Creaking"

I have been riding the Groove Sake L with with various foils all summer no creaking for me. I love the board with the 633 it's a match made in heaven!
by Windigo1
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Next foil - Armstrong 1200 or Moses 633
Replies: 22
Views: 1593

Re: Next foil - Armstrong 1200 or Moses 633

I haven't tried the Armstrong but I have the 633 it does everything smoothly you can't go wrong it's probably the most popular carbon foil on the market for a good reason!

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