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Duotone Dice 2020

Duotone Dice 2020: a love song?

Starkites Taina 9m

Unveal a mystery: Starkites Taina 9m V8 (2019)

In the Romanian language 'Taina' means mystery. We took this exotic Taina out in to the grey North Sea. With a big smile on...
Gong Freewave 9m 2019

Going Gong. Going smart? Review Freewave 9m

If you are not a young wild dog- let's say over 30 years old- or having no problem spending around a thousand Euro's or...
Duotone Evo 2019

Duotone Evo 2019

A fantastic flying machine, super efficient, easy, predictable and very populair. It sounds like it is the perfect match for almost everybody....

Four 2019 crossover kites compared

Probably the most used kites are the ones that can be used at any discipline. Call them what ever you like; crossover, hybrid or a One quiver...

Vantage kites, the revolution is announced?

This post isn't an actual review. But more or less a theoretical experiment coming to reality. A theory which is based on the idea...
Duotone Dice 2019

Duotone dice 2019 9m

The Dice transformed over the years from a sweet lady to a tough brother. A bit challenging but a very rewarding kite. Less sweet...

Liquid Force WOW (V3) and NV (V8) 9m

Upfront we expected to get an exciting test session on the best selling kite from Liquid Force; the NV.  We almost didn't bother to...

Eleveight PS 8m (V1)

Former Best designer Peter Stewie is now in charge as the designer for Eleveight. His personal twist on the Best Roca, with a pulley on...

Ozone Enduro V2

Pick randomly a kiter on a twin tip and 90% chance he or she will love the Ozone Enduro v2. It's like a Labrador....

BOARD REVIEWS

The transformable twintip: inobo

Fresh and out of the box thinking gives the kite industry a push in new directions with new opportunities. So we are proud to...
Spleene RS38

Spleene RS 38 (138*42,5cm twin tip) 2017

The German designed Spleene 2017 RS 38 twin tip has been marketed as their freeride&freestyle board. The figures of the RS 38, with 42,5 cm...

Encore Inferno and Paradise, custom twin tips

Numerous shiny, outstanding colors to style your board from the -friendly prized- new brand Encore. We took two twin tips of them out for a test,...

Decathlon Tribord Zeruko twin tip

The cheapest board we have ever seen. Just 300 Euro's, including pads, straps, handle and fins. Is it just for beginners? Is it crappy...

Lieuwe, Dutch handcrafted twin tips

Recognisable by the wooden look and -of course - the orange logo, the Dutch brand Lieuwe delivers handcrafted custom boards. We see more and more people riding with...

Unlimited designs by Saul Custom

"A board must be my friend, my partner, not the one I have to fight with. I want to trust my board and be sure...

Twin tip F-one Acid and Trax 2016

Carbon or no carbon? That is a relevant question when it comes to the twin tips of F-one. Both the Acid and the Trax...

Impression Airush Livewire Reefer 140 * 42 cm 2016 (with Reefer boots)

Massive, deep multiple channels, surprising big rocker, extremely wide: made to shred some kickers and sliders. This, in combination with the stylish wooden colours of...

Twin tip Clash Reincarnation 2.1 (prototype)

When we were heading for Tarifa (Spain), the playground of Alvaro Onieva, we felt honoured to be able to test his prototype of the...

DIRECTIONAL REVIEWS

ACCESSORY REVIEWS

The save-your-back board bag from Forty1kitesurfing

Board bags on an airport trolley. Not a good combination. Bags tend to fall off. Often the bag will fall one way and the...
Car keys and salt water

Car keys and salt water

Imagine yourself on a perfect day on a ideal spot. On a holiday with 25 knots, waves, sun and you brought all your kite...

Duotone lines

Erik, Patrick, Lars, Glen, Fab, Flow and Yuvy. All readers of our reviews. And all of them suffered from the same issue; wear out of...

North Click bar 2018

We almost didn't write this review. Why? We were waiting and waiting for the second version of the Click bar to reveal any faults....

WOO 3.0 Game over?

The WOO 3.0 is here now for a little while and it's most likely to change the game. Although we are not quite sure...

Ronix and Kiteboarding; an expensive relationship?

A blunt and harsh question; Is the relation between Ronix boots and kiteboarding a problematic marriage? Bound to have a quick and dirty divorce?...

Ocean Rodeo Stick Shift bar

It is the third innovative bar which has been released recently. The Cabrinha Fireball and the North Click bar are now joined by the Ocean...

KiteShield, a cover to protect your kite

Kites are quite vulnerable. They get a lot of beating from the sand, sun and water and get worn out quite quickly. Generally kites are...
Damage after 8 months

Update II on North Click bar (front lines damage)

Although the North Click bar is our favorite bar so far, we did make an update on the damage on the front lines around the...

OTHER REVIEWS

Comparing line strengths

A nightmare for every kiter is a broken line. To make things worse it happens often right in the middle of a perfect session. Then...

Pre-review: The WEZR Sensor. A device for a better wind forecast.

A key impact on our kite sport; the weather. More precisely: the wind. Every kiteboarder has its way to get his wind prediction information; either...

Review Woo Sports: tracking of jump height and air time -part 2-

After our first test of the Woo we were left with some questions; we found a good relation between 2 Woo's on one board, but...

Review WOO Sports: tracking of jump height and air time -part 1-

It is just for sale for a few months. The Woo Sports is a small waterproof device which measures and records automatically the height and...

Why testing North Dices & F-one Bandits?

We think the type of kites like, Bandit and the Dice (but also similar on-can-do-it-all kites like the Rpm of many others) cover 90%...

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