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by james
Tue Jun 02, 2015 10:07 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: BKC 2015 - Round 1 - & demo / banter this weekend - Worthing
Replies: 5
Views: 716

Re: BKC 2015 - Round 1 - & demo / banter this weekend - Wort

Thanks for the spin on the kite Mike, very kind, will try and sail not so far away next time ;-)
by james
Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:18 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

the Sroka gear really does look the business. Proper sized board with rocker and volume that you won't outgrow and will help rather than hinder progress. the mast etc being Ali i was sceptical due to seeing other alloy offerings but this is teh real deal, thin properly foiled and stiff, its as slim ...
by james
Sat Apr 18, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Core on Tour..
Replies: 4
Views: 735

Re: Core on Tour..

Have you arrived yet?
by james
Sat Mar 14, 2015 9:55 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Kite suggestions/ demo opportunities
Replies: 7
Views: 1174

Re: Kite suggestions/ demo opportunities

How does a kite turn responsively with slack lines? At some point one steering the line has to be taught (not slack) to initiate the turn So if the line is taught when turning how does a kite turn responsivly with slack lines Or are all the lines front and back slack and waving the bar at the kite c...
by james
Tue Feb 10, 2015 6:52 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

i could tell you but Baxter might shoot me...
by james
Tue Feb 03, 2015 6:58 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

Maybe ;-)

Haha! Anyway there is a cracking set up on eBay at the moment that a friend has just put up for sale
Complete set up including two front wings

Its a fastafoil sencilio, rides beautifully

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/131419390286?nav=SEARCH" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by james
Tue Feb 03, 2015 5:52 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

That's because your paying for an extra £500 of technical insight innovation improvement and refinement that none of the foil companies had thought of over the last 4-8 years of product development..
by james
Sat Jan 24, 2015 8:51 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

it doesn't take serious hours to start enjoying them. what it takes is for the kiter to not be so serious... most seasoned kiters have reached a level where they are pretty proficient at what they do, the idea of being 'the kook learning' just doesn't hold any appeal and thats what is the issue for ...
by james
Wed Jan 14, 2015 9:42 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

Helmet and impact vest, actual collisions with the pointy bits are exceedingly rare/unlikely. Think about it, your meaty a meter away from the pointy stuff, race board and sector you have three 40cm fins that are much sharper a damn sight closer to you. Biggest pain is slam I to the water from heigh...
by james
Thu Nov 13, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

If the Fone is based around the Levitaz foil( and it looks like it) it should be very nice indeed
by james
Thu Nov 06, 2014 5:38 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

Kai Lenny with a MHL foil and board with a Naish logo...

From a friend that has ridden the standard MHL wings ( as I those pics) it's easier a little easier to ride than the Moses but slower..
by james
Wed Nov 05, 2014 1:19 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Fitting Ronix Parks onto 2014 Slingshot Asylum
Replies: 8
Views: 1797

Re: Fitting Ronix Parks onto 2014 Slingshot Asylum

Have to back grf on the ronix thing

They were the one brand we were told specifically to avoid with the boards

Which sucked as back then they were about the only boot wakestyle guys would use
by james
Wed Oct 29, 2014 6:14 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46437

Re: Foil Boards

Yeah a fad that's been around for the last 8-9 years...
by james
Tue Oct 21, 2014 7:56 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Kiting Hayling Island?
Replies: 41
Views: 6291

Re: Kiting Hayling Island?

The great thing about the set up over there is that there's a lot of happy locals a really good scene and everyone is looked after, this year alone they put on two of the biggest and best festivals that showcase kiting they're been run safely and successfully so coming onto the forum asking if you c...
by james
Mon Oct 20, 2014 7:57 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Kiting Hayling Island?
Replies: 41
Views: 6291

Re: Kiting Hayling Island?

yeah its tough only having one place to go and kite on the south coast,

to be fair something needs to be done! only allowing kitesurfing at that one spot given the extensive length of the south coast what were they thinking! :lol: