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Re: [ksurf] Stance questions (was: LW Pitbull Advice !!!!!!!!!)

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  • CC Kiter
    You are absolutely right about the need to go a bit duck footed with a wide stance. I use straps. so I can adjust my foot angle quite a bit to stay
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      You are absolutely right about the need to go a bit duck footed with a wide stance. I use straps. so I can adjust my foot angle quite a bit to stay comfortable.

      Steve

      1/30/2002 8:47:47 PM, "Bart van Oers" <b.j.vanoers@...> wrote:

      >Hi Steve,
      >
      >I was wondering about this for a while.
      >To get the biggest windrange out of a board the stance should be:
      >
      >* relatively wide (as you mentioned below)
      >* the straps should be mounted a bit off centre (I think Dwight came up
      >with this one)
      >
      >The problem for me is when I get a wider stance the straps should be mounted
      >in a bigger angle to prevent knee injury (at least for me)
      >I use the F-One sandal bindings on my LWD 169. These straps have the problem
      >that when mounted at large angles at the centre line holes the "pressure
      >point" seems to be a bit on the toe-side. This doesn't make edging easier.
      >Any thoughts / solutions to prevent this besides adding extra holes in the
      >board?
      >
      >Thanks in advance,
      >
      >Bart van Oers
      >Delft, the Netherlands
      >
      >----- Original Message -----
      >From: "CC Kiter" <kite_head@...>
      >To: <kitesurf@yahoogroups.com>
      >Sent: Friday, January 25, 2002 12:27 AM
      >Subject: Re: [ksurf] LW Pitbull Advice !!!!!!!!!
      >
      >
      >> To handle more pull try widening your stance/straps. This allows you to
      >dig the back foot deeper and extends the top end.
      >>
      >> Steve
      >> Carson City, Nevada, USA
      >>
      >> 1/23/2002 10:19:24 PM, "macca_12002" <guy.mcclements@...> wrote:
      >>
      >> >I ride the LW 169 and was thinking of a smaller board, for better
      >> >railing stronger winds.How does the pitbull compare? i dont want to
      >> >be in the position were as soon as the wind drops, i drop of the
      >> >plane ! How much more wind does the pitbull need to get going over
      >> >the LW169?? i'm 85kgs.
      >> >
      >> >Cheers Macca
      >> >
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