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by mikelet
Fri Oct 19, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Which Kites and lines lenght are most people using for 30 to 50 knots
Replies: 56
Views: 6338

Re: Which Kites and lines lenght are most people using for 30 to 50 knots

In the past : Ozone instinct Light 5m , been maxed out a couple of times with strapped surfboard ,really don't know the average or gust windspeed...i remember suffering ,making the walk back through the beach to the parking facing the wind carrying all the material... :D Later : Ozone instinct Sport...
by mikelet
Fri Oct 19, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone kites 12m low end experience
Replies: 36
Views: 5459

Re: Ozone kites 12m low end experience

Why do you asume an hypothetic 12m Zephyr should be slow ??? , and compared to what ??, to a wave kite ??( any kite will be a tad slower than a wave kite,it's common knowledge, as also it's that a bow kite with more projected área it's more powerful than a C shaped kite as far as both have similar A...
by mikelet
Fri Oct 19, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone kites 12m low end experience
Replies: 36
Views: 5459

Re: Ozone kites 12m low end experience

Why would i go with a bigger kite , if i can go with the same size kite as you being heavier ??, Again....the diference is not only the size but projected área and low end grunt.... I can go with my Cabrinha SB 12m parked , while i probably should sine as crazy my old Enduro 12m......Only tradeoff a...
by mikelet
Thu Oct 18, 2018 6:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone kites 12m low end experience
Replies: 36
Views: 5459

Re: Ozone kites 12m low end experience

I'm kiting since 2002/2003 , i owned many types of kites and boards during that time that i realized that sining up and down like crazy to get moving the lawn in LW with a fast kite and efficient board it's not fun anymore and takes me nowhere , i don't need the fastest kite out there for LW , i nee...
by mikelet
Tue Oct 16, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Ozone kites 12m low end experience
Replies: 36
Views: 5459

Re: Ozone kites 12m low end experience

In my experience , stay away from ozone if you're a big guy and really want low end from other models than the Zephyr..... I'm flying ozone since the first Instincts back in 2006.....lately owned Reos and Enduros.....i have always found they are amazing in médium to strong winds ...but don't know if...
by mikelet
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Eye saw the 2019 XR6 today
Replies: 15
Views: 4507

Re: Eye saw the 2019 XR6 today

Horrible :o
by mikelet
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Poll: Underpowered or Overpowered
Replies: 51
Views: 4496

Re: Poll: Underpowered or Overpowered

I like to ride somewhere inbetween lit and slightly overpowered on any craft under my feet..that's it..
by mikelet
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team
Replies: 122
Views: 18118

Re: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team

Tired of the stereotypes of aloha spirits, waterman rough mans and super tech cool riders. He is really a fresh breeze to the sport, one of his own.... good luck NJ!!
by mikelet
Sat Sep 08, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team
Replies: 122
Views: 18118

Re: Nick Jacobsen leaves Cabrinha team

+1 on what Toby said..
by mikelet
Sat Sep 08, 2018 7:39 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gear advice for 6’2” 210lb guy
Replies: 25
Views: 1782

Re: Gear advice for 6’2” 210lb guy

I wouldn't focus on overall performance and weight as significant criteria for choosing a wing .Look for number of struts ,AR,how much Dracon around and where....,bridles with pulleys or not, and shape /profile of the kite...... :D Just jokin...I really see your point on kite weight and it matters a...

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