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by Peert
Mon Mar 10, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: What kite works in really (marginal) light wind conditions
Replies: 34
Views: 5572

Re: What kite works in really (marginal) light wind conditio

In theory a low kite should pull you a little more in the upwind direction as the kite describes half a circle from 9 to 3 o clock. The trade off with lower wind speed, and a board more pulled side ways and not up, make the 45 degree kite position close to the best... I write close since I guess the...
by Peert
Mon Dec 30, 2013 12:44 am
Forum: Airstyle
Topic: My new tricks - Toby Braeuer
Replies: 31
Views: 8330

Re: My new tricks - Toby Braeuer

Toby, amazing all these tricks... I was wondering... did you ever trie to put a full rotation in a slide? Or would it be impossible?
by Peert
Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:02 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Opinions please on Airush Cypher 2014??
Replies: 2
Views: 702

Re: Opinions please on Airush Cypher 2014??

Don't know about Airush's Cypher... but i can tell from experience the Ocean Rodeo 2012 version of the Cypher is really good...
Hope this helps :naughty: ..
by Peert
Fri Dec 27, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Where to buy kite?
Replies: 14
Views: 2263

Re: Where to buy kite?

I just bought a crazyfly 2013 board at their online shop. They gave me 30% discount (with a code) on prices listed there. Give them a call on the 2nd of january.. Example that would suit you as a beginner board: shox and kite sculp + bar for 1000 euro - 30% = 700 euro.. all new gear for the price of...
by Peert
Fri Dec 27, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: best purchase for 2013?
Replies: 92
Views: 13020

Re: best purchase for 2013?

1: OR Cyphers 9 and 7, these kites rock!
2: Crazyfly Bulldozer 2013, just bought it online in christmas sale of CF.. just 280 euro... couldn't leave it in the shop for that money.. Can't wait to receive it and go out and play...
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by Peert
Thu Dec 26, 2013 10:09 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Best Sewing Machine for kite Repair?
Replies: 15
Views: 4264

Re: Best Sewing Machine for kite Repair?

I use an old Pfaff..
No problem at all to punch through thick layers. Biggest advantage is the 'stepper' just behind the needle. Transport of the fabric is thus from top and bottom keeping everything together.
by Peert
Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:37 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Speed board
Replies: 7
Views: 2742

Re: Speed board

I remembered seeing a second hand add long time ago.. And guess what.. Found it for you. It is still for sale... Don't know if it suits you, but check it out..

http://www.kitehigh.nl/2ehands/advertentie/6809
by Peert
Wed Oct 16, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Kiter dies in NYC - Plumb Beach
Replies: 33
Views: 9978

Re: Kiter dies in NYC - Plumb Beach

Super sad :( , Rip. Probably more - these just ones i remember recently. I can't vouch for full accuracy, edit if you know better - not first hand details below.. Canada - kited for several years - deathloop /tangled drowned in water 14 5 13 Canada - kiting a few years - hit rocks 11-8-13 Australia...
by Peert
Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:50 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Proposed IKA Foilboard Class Rules! Rise up against this!!
Replies: 24
Views: 5844

Re: Proposed IKA Foilboard Class Rules! Rise up against this

I am not into racing (yet) so forgive me my dumb questions: 1. A racing class organisation IMHO should be there for the Kiters, not against... How is it possible that on the internet it is complaint after complaint about the IKA? Is it just the small proportion of racers that disagrees that is blogg...
by Peert
Tue Oct 08, 2013 10:08 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Recommended Kitesurfing Wetsuit
Replies: 23
Views: 3504

Re: Recommended Kitesurfing Wetsuit

On this particular day I was absent, but this is what we call winter over here... Would you still be kiting? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5TaigQ6dvU Mate, The point is not "who's winter is better or colder" ,, the point is I'm new to this sport and looking forward to continue in the African wint...

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