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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 12:17 PM
Mid Atlantic Snowkiting


Game on!
if you havent heard us flatlanders are gonna get a shot at this.
time to justify purchasing those blades, snowboards or whatever you got.
im planning on some Pre 203's..kicking it old school
hoping to get out on a fresh ft sunday once the winds dip below 30 and i got my entire family's houses dug out
good luck all, have fun and dont forget to pace yourself shoveling
oh yea...i got a plow and snowblower so dont worry about me:D




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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 12:43 PM


You knw its on come sunday.:D


U knw its on
Quote: Originally posted by abkayak  
Game on!
if you havent heard us flatlanders are gonna get a shot at this.
time to justify purchasing those blades, snowboards or whatever you got.
im planning on some Pre 203's..kicking it old school
hoping to get out on a fresh ft sunday once the winds dip below 30 and i got my entire family's houses dug out
good luck all, have fun and dont forget to pace yourself shoveling
oh yea...i got a plow and snowblower so dont worry about me:D




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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 01:04 PM


Kelly i love you....but you mainlanders just dont understand the island mentality
i never go over a bridge unless im being paid to do so...particularly on a day off or it's WW...or a beer release
you should kite Central Park...just so you can say you did..id do that before Floyd Bennett
me im thinking Lido Beach...im guessing the north winds should hit those nice open fields unobstructed
1st off lets hope nobody gets hurt w/ this storm and we actually get some proper conditions :thumbup:
by monday i would like to say....yea, ima snowkiter




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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 02:20 PM


Central park would be wayyy too gusty with all the buildings. I keep telling u there is a whole world over the bridge, people actually live there.:lol: lido beach would be nice for clean wind but far to drive in all the ice. its gonna be a few guys coming out so hopefully its gonna be good. i havnt tried to snowkite in years as I sold all my gear in frustration a few years ago. But I'm giving it a go again this year.:D



Quote: Originally posted by abkayak  
Kelly i love you....but you mainlanders just dont understand the island mentality
i never go over a bridge unless im being paid to do so...particularly on a day off or it's WW...or a beer release
you should kite Central Park...just so you can say you did..id do that before Floyd Bennett
me im thinking Lido Beach...im guessing the north winds should hit those nice open fields unobstructed
1st off lets hope nobody gets hurt w/ this storm and we actually get some proper conditions :thumbup:
by monday i would like to say....yea, ima snowkiter




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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 04:30 PM


All my gear is packed in a car and ready for snowkiting action .... If we get promised 18" I am driving down to Sandy Hook ... can't wait .....




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[*] posted on 1-22-2016 at 05:24 PM


Oh well...nothing much for the new England mountains and farther south into Boston is expected( but perhaps a couple inches).

At least I got out on the first safe ice to kite yesterday and today with good winds and smooth ice. Fast runs!

I would love to kite ski..but at least ice skates are sooo easy and light to throw around vs ski gear.

As long as warm weather and rain stays away I'm all set.

Good luck to my mid-Atlantic Kite brethren! Have a blast and get some pics and viddy..
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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 12:58 PM


Reality has set in...2ft+ on the ground...another 12 hrs of snow in front of us
No way I'm gonna have time to go out...everyone will need help tomorrow
And well unkno I'm that kinda guy...might as well start drinking and hope for
A shot next wkend....cheers




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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 01:38 PM


Its not tht bad, but heres some good news for u . Tuesday is supposed to have SW winds and with the snow still there its perfect conditions for a beach run on any beach.



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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 02:58 PM


I was unable to drive out ..... bbooooo ..... a bit too much snow , Hoping to do morning session .....



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Gin Egoist ..........9....13
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Gin Sherpa .......10
Gin Yeti ..........4.5
Gin Tonkawa ..........3.1...4.1...5.4...6.8...8.7...11.5...15.4

2014 Aboards X-series.......134x41 with Ronix Park boots
2014 ABoards Glider ......154x48
2016 Axis Vanguard 139x43 with Ronix One boots
Nobile Zen Hydrofoil with Infinity 5.1' splitboard

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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 04:19 PM


Omg...I've never been stuck in the house w/ nothing to do w/ my family this long in my life.
They hate me...my sons the best, but my wife and daughter may kill me befor the nite is over
We are fighting over the tv, food, laundry, the dogs...
If you don't hear back from me soon call the police
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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 04:25 PM


hahah, too funny.



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[*] posted on 1-23-2016 at 05:19 PM


We've had about an inch down here in GA :smilegrin:... It's all gone now, but the wind looked killer... All the conditions were right for me to have had a pretty awesome snow buggy sesh, but alas... I'm right in the middle of a home renovation, so it's a no-go for me... I did spend all day in the shop building cabinets tho.



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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 06:31 AM


That was one nasty looking winter storm from reading the news.
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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 06:37 AM


I'll bet the only thing left at the grocery stores were cherry flavored pop tarts.
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[*] posted on 1-24-2016 at 10:35 AM


Apparently here in GA, the threat of snow makes people crave milk sandwiches... I went to the grocery store for our usual stuff on the way home Friday afternoon and they were almost out of bread and milk... Its as if those are the only 2 things one needs in the house when you're snowed in.



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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 01:25 PM
While u were shoveling snow


This is wht u missed out on abayak

Quote: Originally posted by abkayak  
Reality has set in...2ft+ on the ground...another 12 hrs of snow in front of us
No way I'm gonna have time to go out...everyone will need help tomorrow
And well unkno I'm that kinda guy...might as well start drinking and hope for
A shot next wkend....cheers
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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 02:08 PM


Nice one. What size speed? Also, how was your board set up? It looks like you can just step in and out.
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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 02:42 PM


Yes started on the 10m speed 4 but within 20 mins the wind went lower and then took out the 15m speed lotus which lasted another 15 mins before wind was even too low for that., hopefully ill get more wind later this week. YEs I removed the back part of the bindings I hated the fact that when I fell I could not get out of the board quickly. Its much easier that way .
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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 03:00 PM


had i thought of that, I would have bought a snowboard instead of ski boots and snow blades :mad:

I would much rather snowboard with regular boots.
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[*] posted on 1-25-2016 at 04:12 PM


I ride a landboard and after trying to snowboard a few years ago I hated that every time I fell it was so difficult to get up. then I had an idea why cant a snowboard be like a landboard so then I just took it apart and it works just great so far. If u landbaord or kitesurf its more familiar to use a snowboard than skis.
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