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by james
Fri Oct 10, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46448

Re: Foil Boards

what i really should have added to my first post is the following... and i wonder how many brand reps are actually going to be honest enough with their experience (likely very little) and the actual performance characteristics of the foil that they are selling to sell them realistically and honestly...
by james
Fri Oct 10, 2014 10:13 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46448

Re: Foil Boards

My first board was a single front strap and single rear That's how it was set up and what worked for me, when I built my next board it was three strap double front strap and a single rear Well that's what I have now anyway I am more down the line of racing/going quickly so less keen on the no strap ...
by james
Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:38 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46448

Re: Foil Boards

Personally I started with staps and I would recommend others to do so too The amount of small tweaks and adjustments that you make as you ride that you need the leverage that you get from having them is incredible. Without them you would crash pure and simple My rule of thumb though is have them so ...
by james
Thu Oct 09, 2014 2:56 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Foil Boards
Replies: 294
Views: 46448

Re: Foil Boards

I wouldn't read too much into me selling or not selling my foil, if it goes then fine if not I am happy to keep it It is NOT because I am stopping There are plenty of people foiling and the numbers will grow as more gear becomes available, will prices drop? Unlikey really, what you will get though i...
by james
Tue Sep 09, 2014 6:30 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Thank to Core at NWF
Replies: 25
Views: 4096

Re: Thank to Core at NWF

You were doing so well with the mock good will right until you spoilt it by being a dick Oh and the two posts you started recently that were all nice and friendly, one starts off with a dig about Best and tge other has a dig about the bikes that appeared in your other thread So yeah come up with som...
by james
Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:42 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Thank to Core at NWF
Replies: 25
Views: 4096

Re: Thank to Core at NWF

Wow.. Yes I know who the importer is, I borrowed a kite from him at the weekend I used to work for Graeme over 18 months ago I don't work in the kite industry but amusingly I happen to supply a number if brands with canopy material I was NOT asked to post I WAS NOT PAID TO POST I HAVE NOT GOT ANY CO...
by james
Tue Sep 09, 2014 12:40 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Thank to Core at NWF
Replies: 25
Views: 4096

Re: Thank to Core at NWF

I have NO affiliation with Core You chaps are too funny sometimes... :lol: oh really pray tell? well I think the Germans have been here a while with North and a few others but the kite was good did everything it was supposed to do and made some of the other light wind offerings from other companies...
by james
Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:26 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Thank to Core at NWF
Replies: 25
Views: 4096

Thank to Core at NWF

Quick heads up to the guys for the loan of the Core GTS 15m light wind on the Saturday at NWF It was the first kite on the water with wind between 5-8kts with an unhelpful tide , fully powered up perfect handling with a solid feel overhead but enough grunt to get me at 93kg up and foiling with one d...
by james
Tue Sep 09, 2014 10:18 am
Forum: The News Room
Topic: Core Kiteboarding
Replies: 55
Views: 11868

Re: Core Kiteboarding

Quick heads up to the guys for the loan of the Core GTS 15m light wind on the Saturday at NWF It was the first kite on the water with wind between 5-8kts with an unhelpful tide , fully powered up perfect handling with a solid feel overhead but enough grunt to get me at 93kg up and foiling with one d...
by james
Sun Sep 07, 2014 3:00 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Surf Expo
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Re: Surf Expo

To start with if your feeling adventurous and prepared to struggle for a bit look at Zeeko(freeride wing) and Radical, Then if your an idiot and deliberately want to make life hard for yourself taaroa, spotz The easiest set ups to start on are Moses(Italian but the gear works well) and fastafoil Yes...
by james
Sun Sep 07, 2014 2:16 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Surf Expo
Replies: 3
Views: 391

Re: Surf Expo

There is info on kiteforum about both Essentially the LF is something they have done themselves, built from ali to make it cheaper and durable, performance won't be mega but a great starting point Slingy?... Well if you want two year old tech from MHL then they are the brand for you :-( the foil tha...
by james
Sun Aug 10, 2014 8:23 am
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Big Air Comp + 7 Brand Demo Day : Saturday from 11:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Re: Big Air Comp + 7 Brand Demo Day : Saturday from 11:00

I was wondering if they could kite yet;-)
by james
Fri Aug 08, 2014 6:31 pm
Forum: The Chicken Loop
Topic: Big Air Comp + 7 Brand Demo Day : Saturday from 11:00
Replies: 13
Views: 1838

Re: Big Air Comp + 7 Brand Demo Day : Saturday from 11:00

SS?

Who is doing the demo?
by james
Sat Aug 02, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Kite Buggying
Topic: General Chat
Replies: 253
Views: 51320

Re: General Chat

production speed board for your size? not really, they just aren't out there off the shelf.

I can build you one if you like?

drop me a PM