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Re: [ksurfschool] Trim loop or not

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  • JR Johnston
    I m finding that the only way to ride waves comfortably is to hook into the trim loop. That way you can totally sheet out the kite and just surf ---pull in and
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 25, 2000
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      I'm finding that the only way to ride waves comfortably is to hook into the trim
      loop. That way
      you can totally sheet out the kite and just surf ---pull in and power up when you
      need it.
      It's also great when a gust hits and you want to conserve some energy(!).
      see ya


      Hung Vu wrote:

      > Tom,
      >
      > kiteboard@... wrote:
      > > The "looseness" will be reduced if you make sure you adjust the strap so that
      > > on average your arms & waist are both straight. It's uncomfortable to ride
      > > with either bent for a prolonged period. Whichever direction you adjust it,
      > > that's the way the bar will move (adjust out, bar moves out. adjust in, bar
      > > moves in).
      > > -If your waist is bent to depower, it means you should tighten the strap so
      > > you can straighten your back.
      > > -If your arms are bent for more power, it means you should loosen the strap
      > > so you can straighten your arms.
      >
      > OK. Fair enough. I will it one more chance.
      >
      > Hung.
      >
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