That's weird if that is true. This is the opposite of usual. Usually you let out the bar, the kite goes forward to the edge of the window.KYLakeKiter wrote:He says he personally owns and flys the Lithium one and thinks it is great for light wind. What I thought was interesting was that he says it flys a little different in that instead of having to work the kite up and down to keep it in the window, he is able to just let out on the bar some and the kite moves back, letting him keep the kite parked better.
Definitely glad to hear the news on any kite. I finally got some wind today for the first time in weeks, so I'll stop judging so harshlyKYLakeKiter wrote:Sorry if passing on second hand reports bothers anyone. I just wanted to share what I am hearing about the topic.
There is definitely racing in 8-9 knots. They don't call off the race unless it is less than 6 knots.BWD wrote:For racing, kites mainly have to be fast in the conditions they work in. So they are fast from 10+ knots, fly in less, but when half or more of the kites fall out of the sky, they call the race off, right?
0-3 struts helps the kite float in 5-7 knots, but is there really much racing under 8 or 9 knots?
iblocalsurfer wrote:Damn Toeside, you are one rich dude. Funny that you like the Dyno 18. That's the one me and my friends liked the least because of it's slow turning speed. The 16m Dyno was better in our opinion with just a touch less low-end. The Dyno might be the better choice for racing though. My buddy who weighs 250(like you) liked the 17m Turbine. The Turbine has the the best low-end(pull) of the bunch, but became quite a handful for me(200 lbs) when the wind got up to 15 on a 6'2" surfboard. Like you said, they are all different kites and probably serve their purpose depending on how and where you ride and especially on how much you weigh.
Very interesting your comments because light bar pressure and faster turn is part of what I'm looking on a LW kite.iblocalsurfer wrote:. The Fat Lady had a lighter bar feel and turned much faster than the rest. Basically, the kite was more fun to fly.
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