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by dice
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Safety issue of connecting kite leash to the back or side of Harness
Replies: 27
Views: 1034

Re: Safety issue of connecting kite leash to the back or side of Harness

Toby wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:59 pm
dice wrote:
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:25 pm
What's wrong with the side? It's perfectly reachable for me and less clutter in front of me.
both hands?
Both hands? It's designed for one hand only.
by dice
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Safety issue of connecting kite leash to the back or side of Harness
Replies: 27
Views: 1034

Re: Safety issue of connecting kite leash to the back or side of Harness

What's wrong with the side? It's perfectly reachable for me and less clutter in front of me.
by dice
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Future of the Sport?
Replies: 74
Views: 3505

Re: The Future of the Sport?

Learning to kitesurf costs money, that's probably by far the number one reason that people hesitate. It's not like a bike where you already know what it's like, or a skateboard that's pretty cheap to try out. To do it safely, you have to pay for lessons. Which aren't cheap, and it takes more than a ...
by dice
Fri Jul 12, 2019 7:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Lip sun protection?
Replies: 24
Views: 877

Re: Lip sun protection?

Are you using enough lipstick? You have to use as much until your lips start looking white.
A very thick layer.
by dice
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Beginner with ultra long lines - intervene or not?
Replies: 26
Views: 1206

Re: Beginner with ultra long lines - intervene or not?

Toby wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:29 pm
2. It slows down his turning speed, much safer than an 8 with normal lines!
It doesn't slow it down, it just delays it. Which doesn't seem like a good thing to me.
by dice
Mon Jul 08, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2258

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

Isn't the shape of the windsurfing sail better for higher speeds than a kite?
by dice
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing
Replies: 60
Views: 2258

Re: Speed of kitesurfing vs. windsurfing

Recreational gear for both? Windsurfing is quicker especially in any kind of chop On race gear up and down wind, kite hydrofoil easily Windsurf slalom gear fastest all around again especially in chop Kite speed gear and big speed boards, fastest if it’s flat by a good margin I suppose the best way ...
by dice
Sat Jun 29, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Brands without one pump?
Replies: 5
Views: 435

Re: Brands without one pump?

Probably none. But most of them (if not all of them) can close the air tube that goes to each strut.
If that's what you're worried about.
by dice
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Best water resistant phone case with neck lace.
Replies: 5
Views: 388

Re: Best water resistant phone case with neck lace.

Pretty much any waterproof phone case that costs at least 15 bucks is good.
by dice
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?
Replies: 135
Views: 7482

Re: Wingsurfing - Intel - forum topic?

Went kiting yesterday, there were 3 of them already at my homespot.
I didn't expect to see any of them. They got popular faster than I could imagine.
I'm not really comfortable with the fact that they have a huge blind spot, the wing is blocking a big part of their view.

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