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by macca
Tue Jan 30, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Leash a surfboard?
Replies: 18
Views: 1759

I used a surf leash back in the day of no leash. I had the board come back to me after the leash loaded up. 6 stichhes and a hole the size of a hand in my helmet, if i did hot wear the helmet who knows? If you need to wear one, go for a very short one 1m no loading, or reel leash, and all ways wear ...
by macca
Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:40 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Nobile Skimboard vs Cadal or another brand ???
Replies: 23
Views: 2408

what about skywalker skim surf, can be used with straps fins or with out.

havent tried any though apart from a quik blast on the Nobile. Think i like the idea of straps though after that.
by macca
Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:25 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: how to measure a surf wave???
Replies: 20
Views: 1903

Thanks for the input guys. I just look at the front of a wave and head hight looks about 5' to me, but as said Hawiian 3'. But your right, every one measures a wave different, or has a different idea of wave size. I dont want to inflate my ego by saying i'm a big wave rider as i'm not, i know when t...
by macca
Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: how to measure a surf wave???
Replies: 20
Views: 1903

how to measure a surf wave???

Me and a work mate are havinga debate over how big waves are measured. hes a surfer/kiter, i'm windsurf/kiter I say from front, bottom (flat) part of wave to top, logo high about 2m. He says Hawians measure from the back of the wave, flat to top. Any one have a definitive, world adopted way. Cheers ...
by macca
Mon Jan 29, 2007 8:15 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Wave Directional from Spleene
Replies: 22
Views: 5023

I think it looks a good shape and like the flex, to stiff and round rails are to bouncy in chop/surf. How many get the chance to ride glass type waves where a surfboard would work best, not many a iwould think.

Just not sure about those grahics, to much going on.
by macca
Sat Jan 27, 2007 1:44 am
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Would you like one pump?
Replies: 36
Views: 3305

This is where one pump scores, on those thin short end struts that leak a litle and are a pain to get hard.

For me, its just so easy with one pump, would have to be a really good kite to tempt me back.
by macca
Thu Jan 25, 2007 5:20 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Would you like one pump?
Replies: 36
Views: 3305

I can't understand the RRD system where it's just a tube with no valves? How the hell do you find a slow puncture if your whole kite is slowly going down... That's mad. :o Never sen this system, but sounds one to stay clear of. Weired. You need the isolation clips for safety, so you dont lose the w...
by macca
Thu Jan 25, 2007 1:18 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Would you like one pump?
Replies: 36
Views: 3305

Thought i could set up a poll? Toby? could you do it.
Cheers.
by macca
Thu Jan 25, 2007 1:16 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: Would you like one pump?
Replies: 36
Views: 3305

Would you like one pump?

Would you prefer one/two pump, or keep it simple .

After using slingshots i'm avid one pump, quicker in cold UK conditions.

Whats your choice?
Cheers
by macca
Wed Jan 24, 2007 5:49 pm
Forum: Kitesurfing
Topic: if you had to choose: SEX or KITING?
Replies: 30
Views: 3652

42

Try to both when wifes off work, but one eyes on the clock :wink:

Generally have chose to kite in the past, and the sex is still good after 22 years :D

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