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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby rtz » Fri May 25, 2018 9:49 am

Seems the 2018 stuff is still North: https://kiteboarding.com/products.asp?c ... =8&filter=

2019 stuff in September?

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby Toby » Fri May 25, 2018 10:38 am

Normally availability of their new products is around September.
But already in August they demo the new stuff.
In August we have the World Cup in Germany and also a huge demo at the German tour the week before.
On both events I expect to see B&M demoing their 2019 gear...with whatever name they decided for

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby Foxi » Fri May 25, 2018 11:20 am

I´m North customer from the very start and not happy loosing value on my current equipment. Rebranding is always commercial shit for customers.

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby dlangpap » Mon May 28, 2018 11:30 pm

Toby wrote:
Thu May 24, 2018 3:22 pm
IMO, the success of ION is, that it is independent from other kite brands...a Cabrinha rider wouldn't want to wear a North lycra...but an ION is ok.
Now making all North to ION will have that problem...
So I doubt ION will happen.
You're right. And not only that but ION also has windsurfing and other sports' accessories.

The Duotone logo was seen on a windsurfng sail and I doubt they'll use the same brand for windsurfing and kitesurfing. Image

Would also be interesting to find out if North Sails will come out with their own line of kitesurfing products and, if so, will they buy an existing producer or start from scratch? Maybe they'll sell or give rights to the use of the brand to someone else. The North brand is too valuable in kitesurfing to just abandon it...

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby james » Tue May 29, 2018 8:30 am

I Give up🙈

Same name, get used to it.

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby flipper231 » Tue May 29, 2018 9:54 pm

You North changing n’aime and NS licensing thé mame to someone else with the logo...messy

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby Liquidleisure » Wed May 30, 2018 12:58 pm

all the team riders posting everytime #truekiteboarding.

What happening? :o :?:

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby Toby » Wed May 30, 2018 1:02 pm

I guess we will know soon

June 1st or July 1st ... Magic dates I assume

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby tommykitenorth » Wed May 30, 2018 3:07 pm

what are usually the release dates for new North collections? rebel end of July? boards in october? Evo in November?

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Re: I'll have to change my name now North Kiteboarding is no more..

Postby Lokihel » Thu May 31, 2018 5:34 am

Liquidleisure wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 12:58 pm
all the team riders posting everytime #truekiteboarding.

What happening? :o :?:
That's old. It has been the official NKB hashtag for a while. For some reason they changed from #northkiteboarding a while back.


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