Contact   Imprint   Advertising   Guidelines

Search found 231 matches

Go to advanced search

by Greenturtle
Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lighter vs Heavier Kites - Durability
Replies: 1
Views: 121

Lighter vs Heavier Kites - Durability

My thoughts generally favor the light build even when considering durability. Some of that is based on keeping the kite in the sky where it belongs. Many will disagree and that’s awesome. Lets hear what you have to say! 1- a heavier kite is more likely to crash in the first place due to stall, etc. ...
by Greenturtle
Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Our new dedicated foil kite takes off: Core XLite
Replies: 25
Views: 1195

Re: Our new dedicated foil kite takes off: Core XLite

L-a-t-e. Not innovative.
While core is playing catch-up to almost every other brand on this, there is another company bringing actual cutting-edge weight reduction technology this year.
by Greenturtle
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Future of the Sport?
Replies: 74
Views: 3279

Re: The Future of the Sport?

-Cost -Gear is complicated (compared to, say, surfing) -Have to learn which can be difficult, a commitment. -Have to be able to drop everything else when the wind blows. Could be Tuesday, 10am. What about work/school? (This is a big one. It doesn’t conform to YOUR schedule, your family’s schedule, u...
by Greenturtle
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Future of the Sport?
Replies: 74
Views: 3279

Re: The Future of the Sport?

There are some new factors these days that weren’t really there during the windsurfing story- such as people being addicted to screens, especially youth, that could contribute to a decline in physical activity generally in this modern era. At the same time, the screens give broad access to informati...
by Greenturtle
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 192
Views: 14849

Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

“Were the same prices earlier today?! I don't remember seeing 3099,00 € (shipping excl.!!!) when I fist opened the link. :?:

Coronation definitely raised the price a few hundred since the link got posted.
by Greenturtle
Tue Jul 09, 2019 9:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 192
Views: 14849

Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

They ARE using the “standard” set up now.
by Greenturtle
Sun Jul 07, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Travel
Topic: Tarp camping, am I missing something?
Replies: 3
Views: 321

Re: Tarp camping, am I missing something?

I have been reading a bunch about sleeping under a tarp. I get a general idea. What I have not been able to wrap my brain around is this: What do you do in a downpour so bad that the water runs under the tarp? Am I to believe the pad or tyvek sheet is going to keep dry? Bivy? Sorry, I can't sleep t...
by Greenturtle
Fri Jul 05, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Slingshot Raptor kite
Replies: 66
Views: 6372

Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

Indeed. I get it now. Perhaps they’re just friends with benefits :wink:
by Greenturtle
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Slingshot Raptor kite
Replies: 66
Views: 6372

Re: Slingshot Raptor kite

BIG things coming soon... Picture1.png I generally have respected slingshot as a company but if they are actually naming a one strut sst “Hover Flite” then that is just pathetic, trying to capitalize on/muddle name recognition of one of the most loved current models from Ocean Rodeo? Or at the very...
by Greenturtle
Wed Jul 03, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo
Replies: 192
Views: 14849

Re: Aluula ? New Revolutionary Material from Ocean Rodeo

“The stuffs stronger and thats it”??? The whole point is that its LiGhTeR Duct tape 8 or 10 bananas to the LE and struts on your midsize kite and report back whether you prefer its flight after this mod haha Now imagine peeling that much weight OFF your current favorite kite instead... one happy mo...

Go to advanced search

cron