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by 1234567Simon
Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:19 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: 17m kite Overkill
Replies: 33
Views: 1353

Re: 17m kite Overkill

I have Gaastra Spark 17 and 12. (52cm Bar) With a big Twin Tip I go out as one of the First. I start Jumping around before others even think about pumping up a 12m. Is it fun? Yes, it is slow Yes, it it huge Yes, it will never be super radikal… For me it is fun! You can load and Pop, not high, but f...
by 1234567Simon
Mon Jun 29, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Help with beginner setup - but will ride 3 months nearly every day
Replies: 13
Views: 566

Re: Help with beginner setup - but will ride 3 months nearly every day

This is just my opinion, many will disagree on my kite sizing, even on the beach. I am 75 kg. With Aprox 20 Knots of wind: not thinking one second: this is my 7m kite. With winds from 10-22knots I could use my full quiver 17/12/9/7/5 What I want to say: one kite us not enough. 10,5 is a stupid size....
by 1234567Simon
Sat Jun 27, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: First impression of Gong M Pro
Replies: 160
Views: 13078

Re: First impression of Gong M Pro

I am not sure: But dwarf craft 3.6 has the US boxes all the way back ,, compared to straps. The 4.6 has the boxes more forward compared to straps. This might be a problem if you are light, and want to go straps. I compared pictures three month ago, so not sure anymore. I have same freewave Foil with...
by 1234567Simon
Tue Jun 23, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end
Replies: 13
Views: 682

Re: new failure mode: micro leash got hooked on bar end

Uh.... wow.... Imagine this during a kite-loop while boosting....
I am not kiting long enough to had this happen.
But wowwww... this could really happen...

Thanks for posting it
by 1234567Simon
Mon Jun 22, 2020 1:39 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: First time wave riding
Replies: 8
Views: 693

Re: First time wave riding

Go get some Standard for Small Waves. I bought a slingshot celero (the older Model) (can not get more Standard) The 5.8 probably is too big in the Long run, but the First three times, I had such a Hard Time with the foot–switching..... with some no name Board, I would have blaimed the board.... with...
by 1234567Simon
Thu Jun 18, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: boardshorts versus waist performance
Replies: 17
Views: 789

Re: boardshorts versus waist performance

I have been Windsurfing for 30 years... 20 of them with a waist harness 10 of them with the same dakine Nexus. ( After starting kiting I got a Mystic warrior. Works good! After long sessions of boosting around, I had massiv Problems with my lower abs. I tried a old seat harnes dakine Vega from a fri...
by 1234567Simon
Sun Jun 14, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer is going to beat fishnets? (Release of VMG2)
Replies: 66
Views: 4320

Re: Flysurfer is going to beat fishnets? (Release of VMG2)

I want one!
Probably can not Even fly it. Maybe,on my TT.

Looks cool!

C
Good Luck for Flysurfer to win the olimpics!
by 1234567Simon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 10:20 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Can someone advice me on gong foils?
Replies: 22
Views: 1369

Re: Can someone advice me on gong foils?

Gong M Pro - Freewave Kit. 75kg Ordered it, got it, never tried it, always massiv wind right now. The older Medium, everyone told me too fat, too slow, too much lift. Now the MPro seems to be out of stock... Now everyone orders the older Modell - better to start with, better because slower, better b...
by 1234567Simon
Thu Jun 11, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best jump machine (board) for big air?
Replies: 41
Views: 2382

Re: Best jump machine (board) for big air?

Oh wow! Go get the Raptor extrem! I will start slow, and pimp my bright purple/pink 150euro eBay SU2 with new carbon fins from the Raptor😳🤪 Serious question: raptor and raptor extrem are the same shape??? What size for 70 kg? 132x41 seems short and wide........ Right now I use 138 x 41,5 also in sup...
by 1234567Simon
Wed Jun 10, 2020 1:43 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Surf eye. How Common?
Replies: 24
Views: 1491

Re: Surf eye. How Common?

the last pictures of cutting away the cancer on the eye lid scared the f**** out me..... immediately tried some old sunglasses while kiting. Worked ok, not perfect but ok. main Problem was suncreen on the inside of the glasses, but that comes from suncreen that has the consistens of "Nutella" (no bi...

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