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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby tomtom » Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:33 pm

And if in doubt - buy smaller - They work better on they lower end than on they hiend.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby Kitedougiefresh » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:25 pm

Cefirmeza wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 10:54 pm
What is the low end for the 11m? Can it handle lulls staying up in the air?
I ride it with really no issues at 8knots. I am 220lbs. With a big front wing. Dude that thing will stay up when you can barely feel a breeze on your face. Flysurfer says 3 knots. I would not disagree with that.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby airsail » Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:36 am

Can’t demo a Peak 4 as not available for demo but tried a 6 mtr Pansh Genesis 2.
It turns so slow, I’m guessing from the videos I have seen the Peak is a lot quicker.
I also had a lot of trouble on toeside, the kite just dragged me down wind but on heal side it was fine.
Can anyone comment on the toeside performance of the Peak 4 before I drop some cash on a 4 mtr?

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby tomtom » Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:37 am

no kite have toeside performance - there is no such a thing. What can drag you downwind can be lack of depower though
Peak4 4m is much faster then 7m wave LEI kites - you can actually wish to slower - especially till you get used to it. What is you current kite?

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby slowboat » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:16 am

airsail wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:36 am
Can’t demo a Peak 4 as not available for demo but tried a 6 mtr Pansh Genesis 2.
It turns so slow, I’m guessing from the videos I have seen the Peak is a lot quicker.
I also had a lot of trouble on toeside, the kite just dragged me down wind but on heal side it was fine.
Can anyone comment on the toeside performance of the Peak 4 before I drop some cash on a 4 mtr?
The kite doesn't know that it is toeside. Trying flying kite higher if you are getting dragged downwind.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby airsail » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:41 am

slowboat wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:16 am
airsail wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:36 am
Can’t demo a Peak 4 as not available for demo but tried a 6 mtr Pansh Genesis 2.
It turns so slow, I’m guessing from the videos I have seen the Peak is a lot quicker.
I also had a lot of trouble on toeside, the kite just dragged me down wind but on heal side it was fine.
Can anyone comment on the toeside performance of the Peak 4 before I drop some cash on a 4 mtr?
The kite doesn't know that it is toeside. Trying flying kite higher if you are getting dragged downwind.
Kite was almost straight overhead, very little depower available even with a lot of trim pulled and the bar fully out, just not comfortable. Never have the problem on a small LEI or my Soul.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby drsurf » Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:53 am

airsail wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:41 am
slowboat wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:16 am
airsail wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:36 am
Can’t demo a Peak 4 as not available for demo but tried a 6 mtr Pansh Genesis 2.
It turns so slow, I’m guessing from the videos I have seen the Peak is a lot quicker.
I also had a lot of trouble on toeside, the kite just dragged me down wind but on heal side it was fine.
Can anyone comment on the toeside performance of the Peak 4 before I drop some cash on a 4 mtr?
The kite doesn't know that it is toeside. Trying flying kite higher if you are getting dragged downwind.
Kite was almost straight overhead, very little depower available even with a lot of trim pulled and the bar fully out, just not comfortable. Never have the problem on a small LEI or my Soul.
Peak4 is fantastic toeside because it can be depowered far more than a Pansh and quicker than a Soul. However toeside skill is kite agnostic as long as you aren't extremely overpowered as mentioned by slowboat.

But I'll say it again, the Peak4's are cheap, just buy the damn kite and enjoy it. Have you ever seen a bad review of a Peak4? I haven't yet. Everyone who has tried my Peak4's are impressed by how good they are even on a twin tip. Consequently I've sold quite a few. Generally after selling one, more orders for other Peak4 sizes follow :D
I'm sure you'd have no problems selling the kite if in the unlikely circumstance you didn't like it.
I'm assuming you're doing some hydrofoiling? On a surf foil absolutely nothing compares.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby gregkn73 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:03 pm

drsurf wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:53 am
airsail wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:41 am
slowboat wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 10:16 am

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Have you ever seen a bad review of a Peak4? I haven't yet.
I don't know french, but by using Google translator, I thing the first post there http://www.lesfoilz.com/phpBB3/viewtopi ... lit=Peak+4 , it isn't a positive review.....or am I wrong?

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby winduser » Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:58 pm

He was on a Peak 8 when he should had been on a 4 or 5m maximum.. so he was way overpower. Overpower a peak is not a good thing.

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Re: Flysurfer Peak 4

Postby a99 » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:55 pm

If someone there said that peak 4m turns much faster than LEI wave 7 meters kite, than was is turning speed of 5m or 8 of Peak4 comparing to LEI turning speeds ?


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