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by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Mon Aug 25, 2003 12:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: I pledge to wear a helmet from now on!
Replies: 38
Views: 4482

After losing several hundred dollars worth of water glasses I got myself a Gath with a full-face visor, so now I never ride without it*. Since then I've got some pretty bad scuffs on the visor (the latest one so bad I had to replace the $32 visor), that I don't even remember happening. Better to scu...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:48 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New safety system most probably on 2004 Wipika Kites
Replies: 26
Views: 4036

5 Lines?
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:43 pm
Forum: Safety
Topic: !!! SAFETY with velcro fixing may FAIL !!!
Replies: 3
Views: 5440

Anybody withOUT this Velcro should pay attention to this too: The purpose of the Velcro is to prevent the leashed line from pulling through the ring, allowing it to possibly tangle dangerously on other parts. It's likely unnecessary if you always attach the lines so the leashed line goes to the unsa...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 11:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4180

Okay. I just sent the photos to KiteDude to upload, so hopefully you'll all be able to see them soon.

KiteDude: Maybe you can copy the instructions from above & attach them to the photos when you put them in the gallery.
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 7:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4180

"Kitedude" wrote: mel can you post apicturd of the modifications you have made No. :( I have some nice "Before & After" photos, but I can't figure out how to insert them into a post, & I can't figure out how to post them in the "Gallery" (when I try to log on to the gallery it says my user name &/o...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:53 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4180

Kitedude wrote:mel can you post apicturd of the modifications you have made
Maybe tomorrow, unless somebody else can modify their own & send their own photo first.
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 1:51 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4180

"tomtom" wrote: I have also Ocean Rodeo bar but i didnt like Punch out for two reason 1) Its prone to accidental release As you note later, it's very easy to deactivate the punch-out system (you can just cut the little white line!) IF you find it's prone to accidental release. I found it works fine...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 12:23 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Happy to be alive.
Replies: 25
Views: 4180

"tomtom" wrote: 25 knots is quite strong wind. For most of as is upperlimit ... Absolutely. If you're an EXPERT rider around 165 pounds, a STEADY 25 knots would be the absolute upper end limit of barely able to maitain enough control to even ride at all. Never mind gusting from 15-25. Ocean rodeo h...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sun Aug 24, 2003 12:02 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: IMPORTANT - Serious Hazard
Replies: 35
Views: 3971

Re: Serious Hazard ...

"Mr Jo Macdonald" wrote: ...As soon as the kite got high in the window I got lofted 5/6m according to my mates, I controlled it and got a nice soft landing then immediately flew the kite down and unhooked not wanting to wait for the second loft... Thanks for the report. Before my recent spinal frac...
by kiteboarder@pacbell.net
Sat Aug 23, 2003 11:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: IMPORTANT - Serious Hazard
Replies: 35
Views: 3971

"timba15" forwarded: ...He stepped ashore not far from a large hangar which houses a sports complex. Possibly in the onshore wind this was creating abnormal turbulence. As he took one step ashore he was flung aginst the sea wall which borders the site... Thanks for the report. Any ideas about how h...

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