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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby andylc » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:49 pm

Kite drones again? Really? Please give it a rest!

But Reedin kites? Weird! I’d have thunk they would have wanted to use the selling power of his name somehow in the brand.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby Toby » Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:56 pm

Good luck!

For sure will not be easy...we have now 60+ kite brands out there.

Netherlands can be a big market for him...but worldwide?
Not easy.

And what happens if he won’t win KOTA this time?
Things might go the other way then.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby tautologies » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:16 pm

Wow. That is a super strong team.

Good for them. I think Kevin can sell a few kites on his name brand, but at the end of the day their day to day business skills and quality of product will be the determining factor of success.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby a99 » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:22 pm

Even UFO kites will be much better name than reedin:)

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby Baptiste_FR » Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:35 pm

They already have a website.
And why ReedIn ? Maybe because LangerREE and GirarDIN --> ReeDin
Just a guess

Edit : If they remove the pulleys, I'll have a look on these kites !
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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby caduo » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:02 pm

such a good and experienced rider together with a succesfull designer,why not make really good designs,quality also is not that hard to achive today,most brands are using the same materials,
especially for Kevin,no big money in the industry as team rider any more,so they take their risk,good decision.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby dice » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:05 pm

Baptiste_FR wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:35 pm
And why ReedIn ? Maybe because LangerREE and GirarDIN --> ReeDin
I'm pretty sure that's the origin of the name.
It would be a huge coincidence if it wasn't that.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby jumptheshark » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:18 pm

Reedin.... I guess Mutiny was taken.

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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby UKSurf » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:24 pm

Toby wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:56 pm
Good luck!

For sure will not be easy...we have now 60+ kite brands out there.

Netherlands can be a big market for him...but worldwide?
Not easy.

And what happens if he won’t win KOTA this time?
Things might go the other way then.
Totally agree I think starting his own brand would be a big mistake. The market is massively over populated and I would imagine alot of brands are making a Loss. I think he will probably end up going to North
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Re: Kevin Langeree leaving Naish...

Postby Philicious » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:24 pm

dice wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:05 pm
Baptiste_FR wrote:
Mon Jan 13, 2020 6:35 pm
And why ReedIn ? Maybe because LangerREE and GirarDIN --> ReeDin
I'm pretty sure that's the origin of the name.
It would be a huge coincidence if it wasn't that.
Reedin sounds too much like "reading". On top of that, it's a brandname that can be written in different ways after hearing it #Marketing101

Langeree is already a strong brand, it stands for winning, fun, happiness, professionalism, technique, etc. But Reedin? Maybe Kevin has a certain opinion on using personal names for a brand due to his experience at Naish. Or maybe he's too humble.

Nevertheless I wish Reedin all the best, I'm a huge fan of Kevin!
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