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[*] posted on 8-28-2018 at 11:20 AM


Looks like Friday night for me.



Kites: 2.5m Profoil , Quadrifoil XL kitesurfer, NPW 5 Danger.
Flexifoil: 1.7m Sting, 4.9m Blade 3, 9m Blade 2.
Flysurfer : 19m Speed 2 SA, 7m Pulse
Peter Lynn :18m Phantom, 15m Synergy, 10m Synergy, 1200 Farc, 460 Sarc, 130 Tarc, 5m Peel, 4.2m , 6.4, 8.5 C-Quads

Rides: Flexi / P.L. Frankin'Buggy , Shaped + straight skiis, sand skis, Coyote blades. Core 95 ATB. RKB R2 ATB .

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[*] posted on 8-30-2018 at 05:53 PM


See ya all Saturday morning!
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[*] posted on 9-3-2018 at 08:18 AM


Does anyone care to share some video or anything .sorry just saying !!!!.



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[*] posted on 9-3-2018 at 05:41 PM


What happens at SOBB stays at SOBB.
Seriously though. Good times so far. A nice send off for Jellis Saturday night and yesterday.




Kites: 2.5m Profoil , Quadrifoil XL kitesurfer, NPW 5 Danger.
Flexifoil: 1.7m Sting, 4.9m Blade 3, 9m Blade 2.
Flysurfer : 19m Speed 2 SA, 7m Pulse
Peter Lynn :18m Phantom, 15m Synergy, 10m Synergy, 1200 Farc, 460 Sarc, 130 Tarc, 5m Peel, 4.2m , 6.4, 8.5 C-Quads

Rides: Flexi / P.L. Frankin'Buggy , Shaped + straight skiis, sand skis, Coyote blades. Core 95 ATB. RKB R2 ATB .

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[*] posted on 9-3-2018 at 10:49 PM


Oh come on bladerunner, we have to give some incentive for new people to show up. It was great to meet slapbasswoody. He is a great guy.

Here are a couple of blurry pictures with my phone. I didn't get any good action shots of riding. If the wind was up I was riding as much as I could.

An assorted buggy lineup, missing a few and also not including any of the blokart's that were there.

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A horribly blurry pic with a broken camera through a dirty window.


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A picture at buggy camp around the fire before it was burning or any of the great food was being consumed. I didn't see anything incriminating happening in this shot...



I enjoyed the first weekend but I have to go back to work for a few days but will be returning for next Friday- Sunday.




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[*] posted on 9-6-2018 at 07:34 AM


Spent a fantastic day yesterday with a great group of fellow kiters at Fall SOBB. A few of them are pretty handy with a shovel, saw, and tie wraps too, but as they say, what happens in buggy camp stays in buggy camp. All I can say is that it is perhaps a good thing it's hard to change your PKF name or mine might change to "****struck". :o

Had my first buggy session on a beach. Before it had just been Ivanpah and a bunch on soccer fields early on. Now I get what all the hype is about. Wow! Powerslides, smooth, smooth winds, softness, and a surface that doesn't eat kites.

Single skin heaven by the way, just sayin. :D. The wind picked up throughout the day and I successively flew my 11, then 9, and finally settled into my 7m RaceStar. I stowed my kites flagged out by the dunes covered with sand and stowed them away at the end. Just shook them off. Sand in the cells? What cells! :evil:




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Born-Kite RaceStar (5.0m, 7.0m, 9.0m, 11.0m)
Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m)
Born-Kite NasaStar-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m)

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Hybrid - nose & tail PL BF+ with wide rear axle; midsection VTT rail & seat kit; two sets of Sysmic rims (BigFoots and 6-ply trailer tires); BigKid's AQR

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[*] posted on 9-6-2018 at 09:05 AM


Hey Steve, 32 days to WBB. Jus'sayin' :wee:

Glad that a good time is being had by all.
We need pics to get jealous over!




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[*] posted on 9-7-2018 at 06:45 PM


Stayed an extra day, and man, am I glad I did. The winds shifted to generally westerly in the early afternoon, and though it was just after high tide, four of us were able to head north for miles. Three of the guys (blitzhound, wind_dog, and eric67m) made it all the way to the shipwreck and back. I was a first timer here and turned around about 3/4 of the way but still went for miles before the turn.

What a BEAUTIFUL place. Prettiest place I've ever buggied that's for sure. Great, great, great people here at SOBB.

27.6 miles today all on an 11m RaceStar in sub-10 mph winds. Hit a top speed of 26.2 mph which really wasn't fast, just as fast as I could go in the conditions. Super fun!!!!

Huge, great thanks to everyone I was able to share time with both at camp and on the beach. As a first timer I really felt at home instantly. Gotta come back!




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Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m)
Born-Kite NasaStar-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m)

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Hybrid - nose & tail PL BF+ with wide rear axle; midsection VTT rail & seat kit; two sets of Sysmic rims (BigFoots and 6-ply trailer tires); BigKid's AQR

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[*] posted on 9-7-2018 at 06:54 PM


Hope you took some pictures Steve. Stuck on the east coast with a still life for a sky, it would be nice to have a little vicarious view of heaven. Be careful on the way back sir.



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[*] posted on 9-7-2018 at 10:01 PM


I am thrilled you got a taste of the elusive onshore winds Steve. You would not have felt the magic that is Sunset Beach and that would have been a shame.
You can all thank me for leaving today so conditions would change. I am not complaining. I got my onshore day last Saturday.

Have a safe drive home.

Thanks to all at SOBB for another fantastic bash!




Kites: 2.5m Profoil , Quadrifoil XL kitesurfer, NPW 5 Danger.
Flexifoil: 1.7m Sting, 4.9m Blade 3, 9m Blade 2.
Flysurfer : 19m Speed 2 SA, 7m Pulse
Peter Lynn :18m Phantom, 15m Synergy, 10m Synergy, 1200 Farc, 460 Sarc, 130 Tarc, 5m Peel, 4.2m , 6.4, 8.5 C-Quads

Rides: Flexi / P.L. Frankin'Buggy , Shaped + straight skiis, sand skis, Coyote blades. Core 95 ATB. RKB R2 ATB .

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[*] posted on 9-8-2018 at 05:27 AM


Windstruck, it was awesome to have you here. I had fun both riding buggies and talking with you. It's always a fun group to share the wind and swap stories with.

Here are a couple of pictures that I took yesterday during a few of our sessions.


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[*] posted on 9-8-2018 at 02:07 PM


Right back at ya Eric! :D

The shipwreck pic is outstanding, both in composition, and infinitely more importantly, for what it represents. Next year. :thumbup:

Dang that's a good lookin' kite in that first pic. :P




Kites:
Born-Kite RaceStar (5.0m, 7.0m, 9.0m, 11.0m)
Born-Kite LongStar-2 (3.5m)
Born-Kite NasaStar-3 (1.5m, 2.5m, 3.2m, 4.0m)

Buggy:
Hybrid - nose & tail PL BF+ with wide rear axle; midsection VTT rail & seat kit; two sets of Sysmic rims (BigFoots and 6-ply trailer tires); BigKid's AQR

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[*] posted on 9-8-2018 at 07:47 PM


Quote: Originally posted by Windstruck  

Dang that's a good lookin' kite in that first pic. :P


I also liked at one point during the day I turned to my right and saw a wall of orange. Your kite was parked abought 15 feet off my right off of my shoulder. A beautiful site.

Today brought S-SW winds, overcast and a slight sprinkle. We still had fun.




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[*] posted on 9-9-2018 at 04:27 PM


How far to the shipwreck and back?

That beach looks amazing btw - looks like you all had a blast!




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[*] posted on 9-9-2018 at 08:52 PM


Sandflea would be the best to tell you that. I believe that the wreck of the peter iredale is 6 miles from the main beach entrance that we use. That day we were parked at the 2 mile marker, making it roughly 4 miles up, 8 mile round trip, according to my guessing. It may be more. But it is the longest trek I have made on a narrow beach without tacking either way.

The dead west winds allowed us to make the trip. Quite often the winds are at less than optimal angles for easy travel both ways without tacking.

I want to say thank you to everybody that made the journey this year to "S.O.B.B. To all the people from Canada, Idaho and Utah in addition to the "normal" people from oregon and Washington.

Also a huge thank you for the people that host and organize the get together, Phil, Morrie, Sean and Eli. It is so much fun to get away to play and party with like minded kite nuts.

I look forward to seeing you all next spring, if not earlier.





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[*] posted on 9-10-2018 at 01:45 PM


Well what can I say but THANK YOU ONE AND ALL for a wonderful week of chilling out and having fun with new found friends.

See you again soon




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[*] posted on 9-10-2018 at 07:25 PM


Quote: Originally posted by jeffnyc  
How far to the shipwreck and back?

That beach looks amazing btw - looks like you all had a blast!


Sunset is about 1/2 way up the beach from Seaside and 1/2 way to the Iredale. I think that is 18 miles. You can continue on past the Iredale to the " jetty ". Not sure how many more miles that is. I have never made it that far.

The folks who host this event have hearts bigger than their beach!




Kites: 2.5m Profoil , Quadrifoil XL kitesurfer, NPW 5 Danger.
Flexifoil: 1.7m Sting, 4.9m Blade 3, 9m Blade 2.
Flysurfer : 19m Speed 2 SA, 7m Pulse
Peter Lynn :18m Phantom, 15m Synergy, 10m Synergy, 1200 Farc, 460 Sarc, 130 Tarc, 5m Peel, 4.2m , 6.4, 8.5 C-Quads

Rides: Flexi / P.L. Frankin'Buggy , Shaped + straight skiis, sand skis, Coyote blades. Core 95 ATB. RKB R2 ATB .

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