Re: [ksurfschool] Digest Number 230
- Fortunately it was 35 degrees, wind chill to -20.
Something about fighting to stay on the ground
was keeping me plenty warm.
I wasn't cold at all until I stopped
and tried to pack my c-quads. I ended up coiling them
up in the car until I could go home and warm up.
> Message: 3
> Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 12:09:13 EST
> From: kennyfarnsworth@...
> Subject: Re: Smallest kite
> Kite Snowboarding in 35 gusting to 55 mph! The real
> question is what did you
> do to keep yourself from freezing solid? What was
> the wind chill?
> Message: 4
> Date: Sun, 11 Feb 2001 14:47:24 EST
> From: kiteboard@...
> Subject: Re: ARC - Not that impressed
> In a message dated 2/11/01 7:54:15 AM Pacific
> Standard Time,
> kennyfarnsworth@... writes:
> << I am not going to give up on the ARC yet. I
> would really like to have a
> couple of these kites when I travel. My full
> quiver of kites (5.0, 7.5,
> 15.5) is a real pain to haul around. >>
> I'm not giving up yet either (especially since I
> haven't found any reason
> to!). However, for traveling purposes I think ARCs
> would be about equal to
> inflatables. Deflating all bladders, inflatables
> take no more space, & from
> my experience so far (somewhat limited, but I WAS
> out in 12-24mph) I get the
> feeling ARCs don't have any MORE wind range than
> AR5s (or AirBlasts, or
> Cabrinhas, etc). Maybe equal, but that would mean
> an equal number of kites
> to cover the same wind range, & therefore the same
> "pain to haul around",
> don't you think?
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