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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby Peter_Frank » Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:05 pm

Toby wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 5:34 pm
1: How long is your drive to the kite Session (one way)?
2: how long is your kiting Session?
3: How exhausted are you after the Session?
1: 1 min ocean, 15 min lagoon
2: 1-3 hours
3: a bit tired, but happy

Are you settled in Brazil now Toby?

As it does not sound like Germany, with a lagoon :naughty:

8) Peter

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby Toby » Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:37 pm

Spending most of the time in Brazil.

Germany not planning to kite anymore...

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby LeoLeal » Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:09 pm

Toby wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:37 pm
Spending most of the time in Brazil.

Germany not planning to kite anymore...
Better weather here in Brazil. :thumb:
Nothing bet to go kiting at 5 am with only a t shirt.

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby Windigo1 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:12 pm

10 minutes for SE to NO.
10 minutes for O to NE
40 minutes for East but it's pretty rare.

And normally 3, 4 hour trips to the Caribbean a year but not so much lately...

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby dice » Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:20 am

LeoLeal wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:09 pm
Better weather here in Brazil. :thumb:
Nothing bet to go kiting at 5 am with only a t shirt.
ONLY a shirt? :o
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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby Kamikuza » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:50 am

1. 15 minutes drive.
2. 1 to 3 hours or more. Depends on the wind...
3. Foiling -- a little tired. TT etc -- tired and a little stiff the next day -- really depends how often I can get out.

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby RedSky » Sat Jan 09, 2021 12:05 pm

1.5 hours to spot
1-3 hours buggy
1-7 days recovery

I work evenings, so if i'm planning a session then i probably get little or no sleep the night before as i get home from work around midnight, do checklist into early hours.
If it is winter in the UK then daylight is short, so if lucky only one tide is rideable during daylight hours. This can mean not sleeping the night before as i must leave home at 5am.
Much longer daylight hours during summer means I can catch the second tide and ride into the evening, therefore i get a long lay in bed before session and be much less tired.

Heavy bar pressure means arms and shoulders, fingers hips and ribs can ache for 48 hrs and even up to a week depending on wind strength.

but always worth it.

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby Orca-N » Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:28 pm

1: 2 up to 3.5 hrs - depending on spot (wind direction)
2: 3-5 hrs (more than 3 hours I typically mix TT to Waveboard)
3: pretty exhausted :-)

I have one lake where I can occasionally catch wind.
1. 70minutes
2. typically 2 Hours.
3. not very exhausted

So pretty much like TO :-D

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby knotwindy » Sat Jan 09, 2021 4:36 pm

Summer;
20 minute drive to 2 different spots
1.5-3 hours depending upon wind and current injury status
tired but happy, hot tub cold beer helps

Winter;
2 minute drive
1.5-3 hours depending as above
tired but happy, as above

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Re: How long is your drive to the Kiting Spot, how long is your Session, how exhausted are you after the session

Postby LeoLeal » Sat Jan 09, 2021 10:48 pm

dice wrote:
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:20 am
LeoLeal wrote:
Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:09 pm
Better weather here in Brazil. :thumb:
Nothing bet to go kiting at 5 am with only a t shirt.
ONLY a shirt? :o
I live in northeast of Brazil, here even in winter we can go kiting using only T-shirt UV protection, it's not necessary have a Neoprene.


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