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by bnthere
Wed May 13, 2015 5:09 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Home Spot Love: Show Us Yours
Replies: 2
Views: 894

Home Spot Love: Show Us Yours

South Padre Island, Texas: year round shred fest, but Spring is sooo good!
with Brett Newcomb, Prokite South Padre, www.prokitelessons.com
by bnthere
Mon Apr 13, 2015 3:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Need recommendations- May 27-1st week June - 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 1930

Re: Need recommendations- May 27-1st week June - 2015

padre is a 3 kite kind of place, small med large all come in handy

may and june are both excellent times to visit,

brett
PROKITE South Padre
http://www.prokitelessons.com


10-14 would be a good 2 kite combo at 180 lbs
by bnthere
Tue Apr 07, 2015 4:00 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Houston in Apr/May
Replies: 1
Views: 883

Re: Houston in Apr/May

you will probably score

search the Houston kiteboarders FB group

and

http://kitesurfingtexas.org/
by bnthere
Fri Apr 03, 2015 6:11 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: attaching the chicken loop through the hole on spreader bar
Replies: 18
Views: 3130

Re: attaching the chicken loop through the hole on spreader

based on the shape of most harness hooks and the design of many harness loops, I would also be concerned about the harness loop jamming in the harness hook after releasing. I would like to know why everyone is so paranoid and uncomfortable about getting unhooked by accident. you get unhooked by surp...
by bnthere
Tue Mar 24, 2015 3:06 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Kiteboarding april
Replies: 9
Views: 2010

Re: Kiteboarding april

what the heck, here's a few more pics
by bnthere
Tue Mar 24, 2015 2:58 am
Forum: Travel
Topic: Kiteboarding april
Replies: 9
Views: 2010

Re: Kiteboarding april

uh, South Padre Island, Texas. April is super good.

www.prokitelessons.com (for travel info, etc)
by bnthere
Fri Jan 02, 2015 9:30 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: elctric pump melting my inflate valves off?
Replies: 0
Views: 509

elctric pump melting my inflate valves off?

got an electric pump in november, sure is sweet but always leaves me feeling sort of like I cheated and regret it, but not really, but kind of ... anyway, end of cycle high pressure pumping is blowing hot air into the kites, and in the last 3 weeks I've got inflate valves falling off left and right,...
by bnthere
Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: beginner kiteboarder's survival guide
Replies: 27
Views: 5304

Re: beginner kiteboarder's survival guide

so this thread went horribly wrong, .... too bad, that is a well done job on the beginner tips,

we agree with everything in there, particularly beach and situational awareness and assisted launching technique.

good post

www.prokitelessons.com
by bnthere
Thu Dec 25, 2014 1:28 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: The Safety Topic: please post your experience and advice!
Replies: 336
Views: 131398

Re: The Safety Topic: please post your experience and advice

If I remember correctly IKO instructor teach you to first walk downwind and slowly walk up to the edge of the window but no one really do that. that's definitely the way to approach an assisted launch, start well downwind of where you think the edge is to final line check and hook up, then move int...

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