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by bragnouff
Sun Nov 29, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Why a stabi, when wing foiling?
Replies: 56
Views: 4293

Re: Why a stabi, when wing foiling?

Cool! Makes me want to try that. I guess a first step before chopping a fuselage is to just not bolt the stab on? Since I have a tuttle box and a fixed position, what are the consequences? Would I be riding a few cms further forward on the deck? Or further backwards?
by bragnouff
Sun Nov 29, 2020 1:05 am
Forum: Wingsurfing
Topic: Wingfoilers versus Kitefoilers?
Replies: 10
Views: 1423

Re: Wingfoilers versus Kitefoilers?

Kind of 50/50, mixing it up. If conditions would allow it, my first choice would be surfboard and 7m kite or less. Of course, I don't live in Lalaland, so there's plenty of suboptimal days where foiling is a magic substitute. And many days where it's wingfoiling instead of kitefoiling for whatever r...
by bragnouff
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Most stylish tricks of all time
Replies: 28
Views: 2970

Re: Most stylish tricks of all time

There are tricks where Style Is Everything. Do it with style or don't do it at all. Take a staple trick like a raley. Done with commitment, kite super low, good kicker or with a downloop, fully stretched out and it's very classy. Done wrong, hooked in, kite too high and rising, and it's extremely fr...
by bragnouff
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:20 am
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Flysurfer Peak 4
Replies: 1988
Views: 159208

Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

I had a demo 8m for a few weeks and pretty much hated it compared to my Souls. Flapped like hell and developed very little power. It sounds like it wasn't trimmed properly... Should be trimmed and/or used in a windrange where there's virtually no flapping. I agree the 8 is nowhere near as fun as th...
by bragnouff
Sun Nov 01, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: How to slow down the foil
Replies: 20
Views: 2340

Re: How to slow down the foil

One way to deal with a speed run is to embrace it! Stay confident in your ability to ride along! As Peter said, try to anticipate and know when and why you'll get overpowered and take preemptive measures to prevent that. Riding closer upwind, and deeper downwind helps. As per the touchdowns, I have ...
by bragnouff
Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Drying Kites in Rainy Conditions
Replies: 18
Views: 1811

Re: Drying Kites in Rainy Conditions

If it's really wet, I leave the struts inflated when I roll the kite, then upright it in the bathtub/shower. It won't get completely dry, but it'll drain the excess water from the kite and prevent it from pouring all over the inside of the bag/your floor. This! Main concern when packing in the rain...
by bragnouff
Fri Oct 23, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Infexion Max bar / Seatbelt Quick Release
Replies: 237
Views: 19878

Re: Infexion Seatbelt Quick Release

:thumb: Tooless depower line change....another benefit of the infection QR Well, I had that with my older Ozone megatron + AeroCleat setup, and that didn't require any splicing anywhere. And before replacing the depower line, I could just shift it down by about 20cm to remove the lower part of the ...
by bragnouff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Globe Kites Trix 2008
Replies: 8
Views: 614

Re: Globe Kites Trix 2008

I can't believe people here are advising him on repairing that kite that belongs in a MUSEUM. I don't see anything wrong with using older kites, when they were good ones to begin with. Of course if the kite had been used for 12 years, is all worn out, stretched out, if the bar is falling apart, or ...
by bragnouff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Depower rope WTF
Replies: 69
Views: 14285

Re: Depower rope WTF

CaptainCore wrote:
Thu Oct 22, 2020 7:23 pm
Tyres on my car/bike wtf they wear...
They do, everything does, but you see them wear out, so that you can make an informed decision and replace them before they fail.
by bragnouff
Thu Oct 22, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Infexion Max bar / Seatbelt Quick Release
Replies: 237
Views: 19878

Re: Infexion Seatbelt Quick Release

https://www.instagram.com/p/CBdlbjcD7Um/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Just received mine earlier this week and I'm pretty impressed by the design. And the spring loaded release of the ring when unloaded... almost cracked my laptop screen! Question, though, is about how you'd mount that ring onto the...

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