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by zh4k
Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Re: Last kite standing in long lull?

i'm thinking a flatter kite with good relaunch would be good the lei kite to use (Cabrinha xbow, gk sonic, anymore?)
by zh4k
Sat Apr 30, 2011 6:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Re: Last kite standing in long lull?

How is the water temp at your spot? Right now it's very cold probably 40s, but soon it should get up to the 60s as we get closer to the summer, but for a big chunk of time it was in the 40s You love kiteboarding dont you? I don't think I'd be dealing with gusty conditions like these if I don't like ...
by zh4k
Fri Apr 29, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Re: Last kite standing in long lull?

Well yea my spot is crap because i'm inland....thus I don't see how I'm expected to see a gust/lull coming when its coming over a hill or land (with no trees around).....also I do have kite skill and would not consider myself a newb since I've been kiting for 2.5 years now, I have kited on about a d...
by zh4k
Thu Apr 28, 2011 4:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Re: Last kite standing in long lull?

I meant this topic to fish out which kites can float the best for longest in zero wind before crashing down.....basically where I kite I have VERY gusty wind that goes from 22 knots to 2 knots back up to 20 knots then down to 4 knots at times (not all the time) and its really hard to figure out when...
by zh4k
Wed Apr 27, 2011 3:04 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Miniature Kites
Replies: 1
Views: 442

Re: Miniature Kites

this sounds awesome, i'd love to see pics of this.....this could be a real easy learning tool that is cheap....you could put the chicken loop around your finger
by zh4k
Tue Apr 26, 2011 10:04 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Re: Last kite standing in long lull?

Well I don't want this topic to get into the ENDLESS foil v. LEI debate....THUS, Lets limit this to LEI please
by zh4k
Tue Apr 26, 2011 7:33 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Last kite standing in long lull?
Replies: 39
Views: 3577

Last kite standing in long lull?

Lets say all kites are flying at 12 in light wind and a LONG lull hits......what kite is most likely to stay in the air the longest? Those lighter will of course beat out those more heavier built, but also those kites that have a better balance and float backwards in lulls as opposed to nose diving ...
by zh4k
Thu Apr 14, 2011 1:19 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Gusting Problem
Replies: 12
Views: 1204

Re: Gusting Problem

I have this problem all the time where I am....you got to keep the kite moving constantly, but sometime you still get caught.

What is needed is a kite when the wind drops is to drift backwards in not nose dive. Typically delta kites do this the best.
by zh4k
Thu Apr 07, 2011 3:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Quitting Kiting
Replies: 94
Views: 10275

Re: Quitting Kiting

what a tard
by zh4k
Thu Apr 07, 2011 1:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: kitewing?? is this stupid?
Replies: 6
Views: 1332

kitewing?? is this stupid?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1uvW-1- ... re=related

Saw this on youtube and didn't know if this was stupid or awesome?

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