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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Galeltic » Sat May 10, 2008 4:02 pm

wanna see kiter with dreads than windsurfer belong to other site , lol
it might to be next of me , :wink:

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby chemosavi » Sun May 11, 2008 10:56 pm

My dog has a bunch-a dreads right around his bung hole and so far he's made no mention of it affecting his kiteboarding one way or the other.

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Kdavis8==) » Mon May 12, 2008 12:54 am

why wouldnt you be able to kite with dread?

are you dumb?

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Galeltic » Mon May 12, 2008 1:56 am

Kdavis8==) wrote:why wouldnt you be able to kite with dread?

are you dumb?

thats good one ! :lol:

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Nico » Mon May 12, 2008 5:10 am

Wait until they get wrapped around your bar.
Hapened to a friend of mine windsurfing, he got close to drowning and cut them immediately thereafter.
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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Galeltic » Mon May 12, 2008 6:10 am

thanks for warning !

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby kiteile » Mon May 12, 2008 10:27 am

Dreads dry slowly. Palmrolling helps to get the water out. I have not found any problems with dreads regarding kiteboarding. Go for it.

If you use a helmet, you might have to change to a bigger one. :D

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby sol-flyer » Mon May 12, 2008 3:43 pm

It takes a while to get dreads really tight and "rock hard", Depending on how much you ride, the water will actually de-tangle any loose hair and makes it tough to keep them looking natty. The problem isnt so much when your dreads are wet, its the sand. As far as drying,...just shake em.

I've never had any problem with getting my dreads caught on something,...but i usually tie-em back or wear a helmet,...which will need to be sized to accomodate your locks.

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby hebrew_hammer » Mon May 12, 2008 11:31 pm

I was thinking about getting really small fine dreads....maybe pencil thin. I was thinking with smaller dreads they will dry faster and act more like hair but still be dreads, the best of both worlds.

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Re: Dreads and kiteboarding....

Postby Nico » Tue May 13, 2008 4:04 am

The best of all worlds is a crew cut or no hair.
This will leave you more time to think about more important things.
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