Thanks. I might go back to 23m lines on my enduro until I get the loops going more naturally and 100% accurate. I had a bad crash and lucky escape the other day when I pushed myself in 25-30 knots on the enduro 10m. Came down backwards and shoulders / head first from about 9 - 10ms up in the air... all I can remember thinking was please dont get knocked out! I finished the loop though and pulled the bar in before impact which I reckon saved my arse.swimmer wrote: ↑Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:29 pmYou are correct! Short lines= powered and aggressive yank due to the kite looping more downwind. Long lines = less aggressive pull and the timing of the loop is less important.
Also with shorter lines you are not going to jump as high (on average) so you will have less height to work with... keep that in mind.
23-25m lines are great to learn on and will be forgiving enough. Once have the loop mechanics down i would shorten down to ~21-22m line or stay on the longer lines try a true Ckite the vegas in your case.
If you plan to be looping over 10m in strong winds you need to practice good body positioning and squaring up well before a strong yank.
Sub 20m lines definitely offer more excitement if you get bored. My favorite is 12-16m lines as the kite goes level or under you in the right conditions but also harder to jump high unless it's really blowing.
21-22m is the sweet spot for good height and excitement.
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