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[*] posted on 3-24-2016 at 05:38 PM
Dont forget to register for JIBE 2016 at NAPKA


Renewing my membership this weekend.
Signed up for the event! :thumbup:




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[*] posted on 3-25-2016 at 07:31 AM


I almost forgot about that! I registered up just now.



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[*] posted on 3-25-2016 at 07:51 AM


Sweet!!



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[*] posted on 3-25-2016 at 05:48 PM


Oh poop!... I need to re-up my dues!!!



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[*] posted on 3-26-2016 at 06:10 AM


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[*] posted on 3-26-2016 at 06:30 PM


Quote: Originally posted by soliver  
Oh poop!... I need to re-up my dues!!!


Current PB-- 26.6 mph,... MAN THAT'S FAST!!!
I assume we are talking about a buggy.
Soliver I'm not sure how to ask this but how is 26.6 mph in a buggy fast. Ive done 160 MPH on a motorcycle, now that was fast, for me anyway.





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[*] posted on 3-27-2016 at 07:35 AM


Quote: Originally posted by dangerdan  
I'm not sure how to ask this but how is 26.6 mph in a buggy fast. Ive done 160 MPH on a motorcycle, now that was fast, for me anyway.

Hi Ralph, at the risk of sounding rude... settle into a 35 pound buggy, on grass, in gusty inland wind conditions that you're trying to harness, with a longest possible run of 150 yards headed towards a copse of trees - oh wait: without brakes - and then still be able to slow, redirect, turn, not hit the trees with kite or buggy, and repeat.

In this sport (IMHO), speed is as subject to the physical environment as it is the wind conditions.

Those of us that are subjected to the issues of inland buggying would trade any day for smooth shore breezes on nice long beaches. (On the other hand, I think that having to learn and cope with inland conditions makes us better pilots.) There's a reason that events like WBB, JIBE, IBX, etc are so popular (and people are so willing to drive many hours to get there): some of it is the ability to buggy without the inland restrictions and obstacles, but mostly it's the people that make this sport great.

Again, not trying to be rude, just trying to point out that there's very little in the motorized world that compares to flying in a buggy.




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[*] posted on 3-27-2016 at 08:22 AM


Speed is a relevant thing160 on a bike is fast..
i built and raced formula fords 140 @ Pocono high banks ..np.
VW type3 hatchback @85 on the LIE terrifying
Buggy getting squirlly and sideways ass 2" off the ground @ 26 can stand w/ all these
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[*] posted on 3-27-2016 at 05:10 PM


Quote: Originally posted by dangerdan  
Quote: Originally posted by soliver  
Oh poop!... I need to re-up my dues!!!


Current PB-- 26.6 mph,... MAN THAT'S FAST!!!
I assume we are talking about a buggy.
Soliver I'm not sure how to ask this but how is 26.6 mph in a buggy fast. Ive done 160 MPH on a motorcycle, now that was fast, for me anyway.


Ever heard or sarcasm?

My PB is not much to speak of,... It is mostly a joke, but yeah, when your seat meat is roughly 4" off the ground, 26.6 mph feels like crazy fast especially in scenarios like hiaguy mentioned above. Many get up to 30-39 mph without much trouble, others get to 40 mph and that is an achievement. Over 60 mph is a feat, and then there is the speed record which is over 80 mph.... Consider the fact that a good kite doubles the wind speed which means that to reach the 50 to 60 mph you have to be pretty brazenly flying in 25 to 30 mph winds and either harnessed or hot-wired. If I remember correctly when Brian Holgate hit 80+ mph he was in 42+ mph winds... that's a bravery that I do not possess.




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[*] posted on 3-29-2016 at 05:38 AM


back to the regularly scheduled program... for any interest in the above veer please go to: http://www.powerkiteforum.com/viewthread.php?tid=31862

YAY JIBE!!!

Don't forget to pay up your NAPKA dues and register for JIBE!!!




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In real life they call me "Spencer"

Flying-- Flysurfer: 6m Peak 1 (A Minty Fresh generous gift) & 12m Peak 2 (The gnat fart catcher)
Riding-- VTT Stinger-XR Hybrid & PL XR Frankenbuggy
Current PB-- 28.5 mph,... MAN THAT'S FAST!!!
JWC-- Founding member and self appointed president

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She blogs about scrapbooking,... what a nerd.
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[*] posted on 3-29-2016 at 08:40 AM


Semi on-topic, depending on your kite and buggy, with a good side-on breeze in the 15-20 mph range on Jekyll, you can get over 40mph and it feels like no big deal because it is so smooth and flat. The inlanders just have to fight the urge to turn and just cruise for a few miles in one direction. :)



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[*] posted on 3-30-2016 at 05:36 AM


All registered and as for speed- it all depends but my personal best is only 36.6 mph at Jekyll on a land board:D If it was only about speed I think I would have quit already- cant wait to fly and visit with you guys
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[*] posted on 3-30-2016 at 05:48 PM


Quote: Originally posted by PHREERIDER  
Done


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[*] posted on 4-8-2016 at 05:46 PM


Only 8 peeps??



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[*] posted on 4-8-2016 at 09:48 PM


DONE!!!



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Flying-- Flysurfer: 6m Peak 1 (A Minty Fresh generous gift) & 12m Peak 2 (The gnat fart catcher)
Riding-- VTT Stinger-XR Hybrid & PL XR Frankenbuggy
Current PB-- 28.5 mph,... MAN THAT'S FAST!!!
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[*] posted on 4-9-2016 at 01:34 AM


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[*] posted on 4-9-2016 at 01:34 AM


Quote: Originally posted by 3shot  
Only 8 peeps??


I wish it was one more my brothers, I wish it was one more. One day I hope to make it to this venerable event. Have a great time guys!!!




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