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New Personal Best


Andrew got his driving permit this summer and needs to get his 45 hours of driving with x hrs at night- so I thought a summer trip to Jekyll would give him 9 hours each way. So off we went! We had 4 days at Jekyll and we were able to ride everyday (although one day was only for about an hour before the afternoon thunderstorm killed the wind)

So my new personal best- 36.3 mph on my trampa flying my 15m charger 2- winds were 15-17 mph. We were able to get plenty of hang time but no huge airs, many in the 6 foot range with lots of float.
If you have not been to Jekyll Island to kite, I would strongly recommend it. Parts of the beach were very crowded but on Monday we were able to complete the full beach run from south water tower all the way to kite beach - given wind from the south further north past kite beach was not possible and the upwind slog back to the south tower was a slow process.

heres a pic of Andrew airing


and my pb record




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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 07:55 AM


Now that's using your noggin' with building the drive into a win-win! Nice that you could spend all that time with your son. :thumbup::thumbup:

Can you please tell me which app you used to record your 36.3 mph flash (impressive BTW)? I use an iPhone. Thanks!




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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 08:05 AM


windstruck- I use motion-x gps- people have said that the apps are not that accurate but it has been my experience that if I can open it up for a reasonable distance that it is close enough for me. The only time I have had weird readings for speed is if I am doing a lot of short runs and powerslides in the bug.



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Flexi Rage 3.5 & 4.7
PL Arcs- 10m Venom 1, 13m, 19m Venom II, 15m Charger2
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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 08:22 AM


Thanks flyguy0101! I'm an inland buggy rider with to-date 100% of my riding being on comparatively small fields like soccer complexes. Tons of back and forth, and yes, power slides. I had suspected that all these phone-based gps systems would fall short in such settings, so I appreciate you supporting that.

I live about 6-7 hours drive from Lake Ivanpah on the CA/NV state line and plan to ride there this November for the first time and then again for their big Spring buggy bash. Maybe I'll load this app then, but I think I'll save my 0.99 C for now (wow, am I cheap!).




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Buggy:
Peter Lynn Bigfoot+ modified with VTT rail & seat kit (a seriously great performance upgrade), two sets of Sysmic rims (one set with BigFoot slicks for the "beach" of the Great Salt Lake and the other with 6-ply trailer tires for the Ivanpah playa), and BigKidKites AQR (because it keeps me in the bug and in my marriage)

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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 01:31 PM


right on Scott! man at 36 on your trampa thats fast ...drivers permit! his world is changing fo sho!



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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 01:46 PM


Quote: Originally posted by flyguy0101  
Andrew got his driving permit this summer and needs to get his 45 hours of driving with x hrs at night- so I thought a summer trip to Jekyll would give him 9 hours each way.


I've heard some pretty creative excuses to get to go kiting, but that's good...:thumbup: ;):lol: see ya soon ...




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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 01:47 PM


how do we know thats not Andrews phone?



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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 04:13 PM


NICE!!!! Good job, Scott!... hey tell Andrew I say congrats on the driver's permit!... And next time you two head down to JI, stop by and pick me up :smilegrin:



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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 06:41 PM


My brain is still trying to process going 36.3 on a board. :D:thumbup:
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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 07:41 PM


Never seen person go that fast on board. Too bad no video.

Congrats on PB.
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[*] posted on 8-6-2015 at 07:58 PM


That's impressive to hit that kind of speed on a board! :o Great job.
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