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by twig
Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Unpredictable foil injury
Replies: 20
Views: 2171

Re: Unpredictable foil injury

I have just 1 strap thats very loose, that i made very loose to waterstart. I made it longer myself and Ive never got hurt bacause of the strap. I ride kind of strapless - sometimes I ride with my foot in it. Its maybe not the best strap, one can argue. But in this fall the strap is not holding anyt...
by twig
Tue Oct 01, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Unpredictable foil injury
Replies: 20
Views: 2171

Unpredictable foil injury

Hi, I want to share this fall I had some weeks ago while foiling. Maybe some of you have the knowledge on how to Not end up with a twisted knee like I did. As im going slightly downwind I loose balance and the board shoots away. As my mast is placed far forward, the board starts a fast rotation to t...
by twig
Fri Jul 05, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Foil Kites
Topic: Sonic II ...Mixer issues ?
Replies: 24
Views: 1972

Re: Sonic II ...Mixer issues ?

I have a Sonic 2 15m that i've been trying to trim alot. The problem was that the whole A level was much longer then all other bridles. The amount of Line in the mixer I had left to change B + C with wasn't enough to get the kite at the original settings. I was measuring all the bridles and calculat...
by twig
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Chubanga v2 2019
Replies: 43
Views: 7988

Re: Chubanga v2 2019

Mine should arrive next week, its comes with the Chubanga board also. How is it? Its a great improvement over my moses comet, no ventilation at all at any speeds upwinds or reaching. The glide during maneuvers its longer, which is a great improvement on my tacks in 5-6 knots, i can do all maneuvers...
by twig
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Ghost Whisper 101/590/330 top speed?
Replies: 24
Views: 1354

Re: Ghost Whisper 101/590/330 top speed?

Hi,

But anyway, what is approximatley the top speed you can go with the 590?
by twig
Sat Mar 09, 2019 1:05 am
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: 2nd hand racekites for budget race equipment. What 2 buy?
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: 2nd hand racekites for budget race equipment. What 2 buy?

Hi From what I've heard the R1V2 is possibly one of the best kites at the 2nd hand market if going fast is your main focus > because its so easy to handle and because then you have almost all its performance within reach even if you are not the most experienced foilkiter. I have not tried it though....
by twig
Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:32 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 683 Freeride at speed
Replies: 68
Views: 7546

Re: Moses 683 Freeride at speed

Interesting to read about 683/683s. Makes me want the 683s. for those who might know: Is 683s as easy to ride as 633? as stable when riding slow? as beginner friendly? wich is the fastest out of 683s and 590? Im trying to learn with 590 and 101cm mast. its a bit hard. Now thinking to get a 71cm mast...
by twig
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: freeride to race foiling
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Re: freeride to race foiling

I belive you have used the right foil to begin with and are now ready to step up to something high performance, I have to go back one step to your type of foil to learn on..
by twig
Mon Mar 04, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: freeride to race foiling
Replies: 7
Views: 1105

Re: freeride to race foiling

I would not recommend to just get the fastest kitefoils and biggest foilkites instantly - wich would be the choice of a very experienced racer. Then I would rather first get a carbonfoil where you can swap wings and get a high performance freeridewing that is fast but still stable + a racewing when ...
by twig
Fri Mar 01, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Hydrofoil
Topic: Moses 2019-2020-2021
Replies: 967
Views: 99867

Re: Moses 2019

It would be great to get someone to do a review of the new 790 and 645 wings. I have tried the slingshot 84cm and that looks close to 790. Wonderd if the 790 is fast and carves good? Thats what the ss 84 does, kind of. And i like it alot. Need something different from my 590/558. Also intrested to h...

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