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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 05:33 PM


Hey Cheezy, you going to wear your new shirt?



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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 05:50 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Morrie Williams  
Hey Cheezy, you going to wear your new shirt?


You know I am... :thumbup:




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[*] posted on 5-14-2018 at 06:41 PM


Thanks Ski. Kind words and a very nice video. Cheesy trouble is its a Friday. Unfortunately, don't think I can skip work, if not i would be there.:(



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[*] posted on 5-19-2018 at 03:40 PM


Today:

On shore winds in lower/ mid teens...and steady. Unfortunate but some 'red tide' on beach. Not thick but spread out... but enough to dissuade me(I've been spoiled!).

I skipped the sand with my Coyote Rollerblades and rode the asphalt of the mile long parking lot.

..But I also spent some social time too and got some video of those 'buggin' through the scattered light muck...


Everyone had big fun:smilegrin:












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[*] posted on 5-19-2018 at 07:04 PM


Awesome Ski, good to see there was a group of guys in there today. Unfortunately I could not make it as I was on my way back from Ohio. Tomorrow though will try to make it out there by about 8 am if the wind is as predicted.



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[*] posted on 5-23-2018 at 03:55 PM


Wait for it.. wait for it....There it is! On shore winds!:singing:


Today was a chance to ride in beautiful 70 degree weather before the holiday and crowds. Just enough bikinis:P....but not loaded with sunbathers. A big wide open hardpack lane just for me to ride my Coyote Rollerblades.

Wind was low and was dreading not bringing bigger kite(would have helped but still be slow). I was looping kite and eeking out some slow riding....,and then... wait for it... wait for it...wind picked up finally, into double digits.... and got into some better cruising speeds and even got some light jumping. :Ange09:

More on-shore tomorrow forecast + temps cooler means no crowd... and another opportunity.

Heat, holiday and crowds coming after that...:(
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[*] posted on 5-23-2018 at 05:24 PM


Quote: Originally posted by skimtwashington  
Wait for it.. wait for it....There it is! On shore winds!:singing:


Today was a chance to ride in beautiful 70 degree weather before the holiday and crowds. Just enough bikinis:P....but not loaded with sunbathers. A big wide open hardpack lane just for me to ride my Coyote Rollerblades.

Wind was low and was dreaded not bringing bigger kite(would have helped but still be slow). I was looping kite and eeking out some slow riding....,and then... wait for it... wait for it...wind picked up finally, into double digits.... and got into some better cruising speeds and even got some light jumping. :Ange09:

More on-shore tomorrow forecast + temps cooler means no crowd... and another opportunity.

Heat, holiday and crowds coming after that...:(


Friday Bueller...?




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[*] posted on 5-23-2018 at 06:10 PM




Beach will be crowded and not safe to ride:(

.. but maybe just hang. Hopefully a few others will hang out a little too.
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[*] posted on 5-24-2018 at 05:05 PM


Today was better than yesterday.

More on-shore wind, more wind speed, faster runs and more miles...

Felt like I was kiting on the moon, almost... there was almost no one there. That's because it was barely 60 degrees and that reason alone.


Temps and condition for me... nearly perfect. Grateful.

Wish I had pics to show. Oh welll..


Here comes the holiday crowds...crap!


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[*] posted on 5-24-2018 at 05:25 PM


Saturday afternoon looks like it might be a repeat, even though overcast.
We will see hopefully some mid teen easterly winds and enough rain to keep the crowds away but no downpours.




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[*] posted on 5-24-2018 at 06:52 PM


Yup. On shores!
:o..clouds early means crowds leave early! I see only small chance of rain forecast 25%...fingers crossed.
Looks like that may all line up on Saturday!... :thumbup:

REMINDER or in case unfamiliar to summer rules:

*Don't ride if crowded on ANY part of beach. Wait until many or most leave. WE have agreement w/DCR. You may also on such days ride VERY early, then leave when crowd starts coming, (if lower tides allow).

* Don't ride from restaurant to last lifeguard stand(just past mid bathhouse) while lifeguards are still there in stands or still lots of people . Another agreement w/DCR.

*After lifeguards go home AND crowd mostly is gone, you then may ride to restaurant. ..(whole beach). So park outside this area too( park in section/entranceway 9, 10, 11...) to start kiting earlier in these sections(from mid bath house to Lynn rotary).. if thinning crowd then allows..


hope to see ya there..
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[*] posted on 5-24-2018 at 07:36 PM


Brian, check u2u



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[*] posted on 5-25-2018 at 08:14 PM


Sunday afternoon also looks promising if the rain mostly holds off. Temps in the 50s. I am going to keep my eye on it and hopefully make it out.



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[*] posted on 5-26-2018 at 02:11 AM




*** Also...one more Request to Nahant Riders:

Please....Do not go for your PB or Ultra-high speeds during the SUMMER SEASON. In other words...slow it down a bit.

Wait until the long OFF- SEASON for super fast speeds. It's one more consideration to the public and DCR Staff watching you.


Access to ride can be taken away from us at any time... Officially. Just one complaint may do it. It's happened here in past and for many others and their own beach locations.


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[*] posted on 5-26-2018 at 03:37 AM


Thanks Ski.

Some common sense items and some items that would not have know unless was told.

We need to be as considerate as possible to not ruin this for everyone. Last weekend ran into a biologist talking in possessed tongues about pipping plovers and complied with her request to only ride on the pebbly part of the beach so as to not create any uneccessary complaints. Unfortunately thats what we need to do to not loose this lovely beach.




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[*] posted on 5-26-2018 at 04:34 AM


everyone is a ornithologist this time of year...
if the Audubon Society ever finds out about PKF...im sure we will become designated domestic terrorists
Plovers, Oyster Catchers, Terns or Pigions doesn't matter...when the self proclaimed defenders of all things w/ feathers shows up
you've got a big problem
if you want to kite and its a nice beach day...know its better to wait for the weather to turn bad, its better to maintain a low profile
Birders don't show up when its yucky and blowing 20+




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[*] posted on 5-27-2018 at 07:31 AM


What an awesome day in Nahant today. Got there and was riding by 6 am left at around 9 am, with the incoming tide leaving no hard pack to run. All in 38.5 miles traveled. Onshore mid teens with some periods of time getting in the high teens low twentys. The beach was absolutely empty besides some guys kiting on the water.
What a marvelous beach for buggying!!




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[*] posted on 5-27-2018 at 09:23 AM


:thumbup: Nice! Early bird catches the firm.

I knew it was strong on-shore winds but thought it might be little wet... :rolleyes:

I was there 5:30 am yesterday waiting for wind to wake up with tide already coming in..... and waiting...people slowly arriving....and waiting..

Finally I lost hardpack .. waiting almost hour and a half, until WEST winds picked up enough.


Then just rode in wide end of parking lot w/ 6.5 NPW...for short while and left.



Wish I stopped down today to at least get pics/video, if not join you, perhaps.

Hey.. you might have another chance to ride late this afternoon if luck and weather cooperates..Even if some rain, beach will be empty.
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[*] posted on 5-27-2018 at 09:35 AM


GLX, I should of considered this morning. Glad you got out and had a blast.
I am planning on heading out this afternoon even though the chances for rain are higher now. Hopefully it will be light and clear the beach.




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[*] posted on 5-27-2018 at 10:43 AM


Ski, Yesterday went there around noon riding the bicycles with the kids and it was like a zoo. Parking lot full to the point that they were closing it periodically.
Gravityguy, I would have joined you this afternoon but got a party to go to for the afternoon and evening.
Wind forcast for tomorrow early AM looks like it might work but will wake up, check whats happening with wind and then decide to head out or not, of course if I am not too badly hurting from tonight.




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[*] posted on 5-27-2018 at 04:20 PM





The beach was EMPTY...'cept Gravityguy







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[*] posted on 5-28-2018 at 03:22 AM


Nice. Looks like you were able to get some good runs.



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[*] posted on 5-28-2018 at 05:15 AM


Nice stretch of beach to get your roll on. I saw you were sharing the wind with three kite boarders too. Water looked c-o-l-d.



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[*] posted on 5-28-2018 at 09:09 AM


Yes, a nice little stretch.

No one goes in the water here without wetsuits to Kitesurf.

Lucky to have this 'backyard' area and grateful. Only a mile to 1.4 long-depending on wind direction, but double the opportunity of other beaches not located on a spit.

The parking lot is a mile long also, to provide short line riding(single skin preferable) in good wind (and good wind direction) when it is high tide in off season or cool days during season when most people stay home.

In fact, there's so many more opportunities for the latter that I'm riding lot more in lot than sand. Good thing it's not hot year round here so beach gets empty.

But I 'glow' much more from experiences on sand. Still residuals from Thursdays outing on sand.:)


couple shots from yesterday:





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[*] posted on 5-28-2018 at 08:38 PM


Yesterday was a blast. 25 miles done, empty beach. Ski-thanks for the shots. I thought that had to be you.
A couple other thoughts from the session...
- it was the first time out under the SARC 460. Great kite. Lots of power in that wind. Strong power. I found the depower adaquit could of been more but I blame that on the bar.(more on that below). Auto zenith, kite raced to 12 than slid down the right edge of the window(see lines below) also this kite flies high at 12. Virtually straight overhead.
- bar - I need to replace this bar or at least the depower line. The bar has a circular straight hole for the depower line which allows it to bind at times. Perhaps I wil just replace the depower line. It could use some more throw and is a little worn
- lines - I checked these lines today due to the right slide of the kite. Yep front line that is also the flag out line has stretched a couple inches. I have yet to decide the best option to fix this that will also work as I use this bar with several kites.
- beach - nahant is great. A combination of east winds and who knows what, waves maybe, keep the hard pack to a minimum yesterday. Strong winds combined with a new kite forced me to ride the wet pack. Did not bother me well I was out there but I was covered in sand by the end. Oh well. Lots of washing of equipment today.

All in all a great day!




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[*] posted on 5-30-2018 at 07:43 PM


Wind was up early today...and on-shore, yet again.


The temp was a perfect 60 -65 degree thru the morning.

A bit off of straight on-shore meant best stretch was doing far end( mid bath house to Restaurant) until a late turn to full on shore couple hours later. Best surface this stretch also.

Wind in mid teens, using 4m JoJo RM for lotsa laps and leaps. I stayed 'til just before tide drove me out.


**Be careful of new Roll-a-Fence . The wood slat and wire has some occasional 'barb wire' ends.
I like to use this as backstop(or any beach fence in staking for on shores) but... I caught a barb of wire and tore a nice 3" X and Y axis tear. Patched w/ sail tape and was back in game!

Perfect day.





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[*] posted on 6-2-2018 at 08:00 PM


Before sundown runs on on-shores..Lower winds, about 8 mph or so.

Wasn't only one there . Met GLX and he was trying his home made handles....attached to his 10m Century and riding his buggy.

He let me give his kite a quick static (scud and jump) try for couple minutes before I got my Coyotes and Flexi Blade II 6.4m and rode myself.

Nice cruising, short session until dusk. Sublime.

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[*] posted on 6-3-2018 at 02:36 PM




Today before being KICKED OFF BEACH....!.....:(







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