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by thetrash
Fri Feb 08, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Landscape of spots in the UK - some research
Replies: 25
Views: 2948

Re: Landscape of spots in the UK - some research

Hunstanton is by far the most popular spot on the East Coast.
by thetrash
Tue Feb 05, 2013 2:13 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: 2012 naish momentum
Replies: 2
Views: 464

Re: 2012 naish momentum

I tried a 2011 model(I think) and hated it. Way,way too much rocker, it needed loads of wind for it to work for me, but I am heavy. Ended up with a Monk
by thetrash
Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: How Many UK Kiteboarders are there?
Replies: 29
Views: 3911

Re: How Many UK Kiteboarders are there?

Not all of us are in the BKSA. And judging by how crap Kitesurf magazine has become since Dom stopped editing it I'm guessing even less people read it now!

Statistics, dam lies!
by thetrash
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:25 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: S/H kite market where are they?
Replies: 54
Views: 5393

Re: S/H kite market where are they?

To make something new and "better" than the previous model. If kite companies thought like you we still be flying two line kites and big directionals! not every one wants better i feel.. I have tried some newer kites and there's not much in them against one of my kites, there now 3 years newer and ...
by thetrash
Wed Jan 30, 2013 7:31 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: S/H kite market where are they?
Replies: 54
Views: 5393

Re: S/H kite market where are they?

To make something new and "better" than the previous model. If kite companies thought like you we still be flying two line kites and big directionals!
by thetrash
Sun Jan 20, 2013 11:17 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Wetsuit design - surely this can't be right?
Replies: 7
Views: 1249

Re: Wetsuit design - surely this can't be right?

My oneil shorty that has lasted for years doesn't have a flap
by thetrash
Wed Jan 16, 2013 10:38 pm
Forum: Kite Discussion & Review
Topic: Flexifoil Ion4 bridle assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: Flexifoil Ion4 bridle assembly

It's definatly an age thing, ten years ago I'd be out in the weather we are having here now. At the moment leaving the house is bit of an ordeal! It was minus eleven here last night :shock:
by thetrash
Sat Jan 12, 2013 11:35 am
Forum: Kite Discussion & Review
Topic: Flexifoil Ion4 bridle assembly
Replies: 4
Views: 543

Re: Flexifoil Ion4 bridle assembly

You living there now Gary?
by thetrash
Sat Jan 12, 2013 11:29 am
Forum: East Coast
Topic: Places to kitesurf GTY area
Replies: 5
Views: 1312

Re: Places to kitesurf GTY area

Dont go out at Gt Yarmouth the tide runs fast and the water quality is shite. Gorleston is ok just to the south but further round to the north there are plenty of beaches that work
by thetrash
Fri Dec 07, 2012 11:19 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Ian Aldridge harness set up ???
Replies: 10
Views: 2764

Re: Ian Aldridge harness set up ???

I'm not too keen on the look of both of those, it means you are relying on the chicken loop QR working when the shit hits the fan. At least with a hook you can get rid of the chicken loop even if it hasn't popped open.
by thetrash
Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:22 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: New wetsuit - back zip or chest zip?
Replies: 20
Views: 2157

Re: New wetsuit - back zip or chest zip?

No problems with my C skins Wired 2010 summer and winter front zip suits. Once I got used to getting them on and off, no worse than a back zip, and never noticed too much flushing, and I get some right good rinsings in the waves. Mind you, I bought reduced price end of season 2012 C Skins Wired win...
by thetrash
Sat Dec 01, 2012 8:08 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: If you could kite anywhere in the world..
Replies: 13
Views: 1577

Re: If you could kite anywhere in the world..

Cook islands
by thetrash
Sat Nov 17, 2012 9:04 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Have you ever...
Replies: 21
Views: 1396

Re: Have you ever...

I've met Waverider, he might have been Noody then. He is an old bastard just like his forum persona not quite so grumpy though.
by thetrash
Tue Sep 25, 2012 6:46 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: when do you stop being a begginer?
Replies: 38
Views: 4100

Re: when do you stop being a begginer?

Once you are self sufficient you are not a beginner.
by thetrash
Fri Sep 21, 2012 9:28 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: POSSIBLE fraud
Replies: 174
Views: 22388

Re: POSSIBLE fraud

Dragnfly wrote: I found it very hard to bite my lip in MacDonalds this morning over my black coffee, when 6 coppers were eating sausage & egg mcMuffins having a right royal laugh at the next table. Grrrrr.
Because its their fault........... :roll: