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by BWD
Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: It's all about image
Replies: 34
Views: 2475

kazi said "youngling" you guys might all be wiggin' out. so can you be called wiggers? Can splat relate wiggin' out to demographic characteristics? selassie, what do you think? Are you a wigger (definition: one who is wiggin' out, flippin' his wig, lost his wig, etc.)? From your posts and your name ...
by BWD
Tue May 31, 2005 8:55 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: huge depower
Replies: 10
Views: 1406

dynamic drag control

Thanks WW R+D! I get you on frontlines, wingtips and depower. I am very interested in the effects of the LE size and wingtips on handling. It looks to me like the rap has a different blend of drag(=handling) characteristics from conventional LEI. Recent discussion around the rap and the HF (and Mach...
by BWD
Tue May 31, 2005 4:44 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: huge depower
Replies: 10
Views: 1406

huge depower/rapture question

T Weasel: if you don't mind, what do you weigh and what size rapture takes you upwind in 14kn on 120cm board and holds to 29kn? I am thinking of getting a rap, so i am curious to collect rider info... -thanks. Rapture depower: As I understand, the big front tube on rapture should not only keep the k...
by BWD
Sun May 22, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gumballs gotta go
Replies: 57
Views: 4946

If Fo bugs you that much, you're in the wrong forum. Probably wrong sport. If kiteforum rocked more in the day it was 'cause relatively speaking, nobody knew anything and so actually needed others opinions and knowledge in a way different from now. Without people like gumball, where would you be? Su...
by BWD
Thu May 19, 2005 5:17 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Ultimate Light Wind Board
Replies: 40
Views: 4406

"hollow" sidecut makes the board/ski/snowboard flex more under load as the tips of the rail contact the snow first (or in water, have more area in the water) than the center of the rail, so more force is applied to bend the board, increasing effective rocker. This way you can have some stiffness thr...
by BWD
Thu May 12, 2005 9:51 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Another guy trying to kill himself
Replies: 41
Views: 4289

funny thing, if you do want to learn to fly a plane, they will have you at the controls on the first day! (learntofly.com). Right on.
by BWD
Mon May 09, 2005 4:41 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: will it delam in 6 months?
Replies: 34
Views: 3563

If it's cuben, i would not worry about delamination much, unless they have really gone too light on the fabric. cuben yacht sails raced around the world don't delam (60-80 days continuous hard use...). ought to be good for severals seasons.
by BWD
Fri Apr 22, 2005 11:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: New bill will ban public from viewing NWA and NOAA data
Replies: 18
Views: 2245

National Weather Services Duties Act of 2005

If you are an American (US), let Sen. Santorum know what you think about National Weather Services Duties Act of 2005 at http://santorum.senate.gov/ I did: Sir: I have for years enjoyed access to meteorological data from NWS and NOAA. your bill would cut public access to this info, limiting citizens...
by BWD
Sun Apr 10, 2005 9:53 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: free kites continued
Replies: 56
Views: 5222

first time i saw kiteboarding was elliot and lou at the hatchery (in 2000?). lou was throwing wakestyle tricks, elliot big airs from a few feet off the rocks. When my motor drive burned a whole roll on one jump, I turned to my bro and said, "I have got to try that." Equally impressive skills, but th...
by BWD
Sun Apr 10, 2005 4:59 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: where to kite in FT Lauderdale FL
Replies: 5
Views: 404

Same itinerary, have not been to Florida for years... Any advice on ARVO hotels?
PM ok...
Thanks!

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