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thumbup.gif posted on 10-17-2009 at 02:06 PM
Had to try it..night flying!!!


Well i had to give it a go, i read that a few others do it so......

Holy cow Batman what a rush!!!

Clear skies last night, no stars/moon but reflecting city lights and winds in the 8-10mph range!!!

Flying at night is actualy quite peaceful...no one around and you can hear the kite move !!!

Give it a try and report back :wee:
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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 02:14 PM


Ya its a blast, only time I have done it though is when I found my Cult waiting for me when I got home and was to impatient to wait for daylight to set it up and fly only about 5-8 mph wind however.



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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 02:15 PM


Put glow sticks just inside the dirt outs. People will think it's area 51
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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 02:16 PM


Will do that over the next summer....its a little too cold now, no time to goof around before flying...
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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 03:20 PM


when i went to the Sunfest Kiitefest a few of us were flying at 4am on the beach. it was pretty awesome.



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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 03:25 PM


I would love to try this, but i guess i need to find a place around here open to the public 24/7



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[*] posted on 10-17-2009 at 04:17 PM


:thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup::thumbup:

I LOVE night kiting, and am a big supporter of it. When the moon is out and the snow is down, I could ride for hourssss. When the moons not out sometimes it takes an led blinker or two to make out the kite:eureka:

Winds tonight looking constant at 20mph, you can guess where I'll be:D




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[*] posted on 10-18-2009 at 03:09 AM


Sounds great ...
We got a store here that all the stuff they sell is $1 and they have really bright cyclist tails lights that flash ... hmm ...




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[*] posted on 10-18-2009 at 03:18 AM


night riding is fun ... i enjoyed the nights at NABX one year. I put Photon lights ( http://www.photonlight.com/Photon-Micro-Light-II-Keychain-LE... ) the dirt-outs as well and ran 4 flashing red lights under my racing plates, it looked like a low-rider.

NABX ... only a few months away and counting.




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[*] posted on 10-18-2009 at 07:40 AM


It's like it was just made for kite flying ;)

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[*] posted on 10-18-2009 at 07:42 AM


Now thats too cool!!! gotta get me some of them.....:thumbup:
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[*] posted on 4-25-2013 at 11:53 PM


NABX ... only a few months away and counting.
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