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TKB LW Review: 2013 OZONE Edge

OZONE EDGE 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The Edge is a high aspect 5-strut race design that earned high praise for its upwind ability in the light winds of San Diego.

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2013 F-One Trust Kite Review

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The 2013 F-One Trust is a new freeride-oriented kite from F-One. At first glace it is very similar to the 2012 F-One Volt 2, but it has been updated and also uses a new control bar.

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2013 Airush Slayer Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 Airush Slayer is a very interesting directional board targeted at light wind strapless riding.

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TKB REVIEW: 2013 Naish Trip Strutless Kite

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For our second strutless kite review (after the BRM Cloud) we received a Naish Trip. One unique aspect of this kite is that it is only available in one size – 10m.

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2013 Liquid Force Overdrive Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 Liquid Force Overdrive features a full wood core, beautiful graphics, and LF's Liquid Rails.

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2013 Slingshot Glide Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 Slingshot Glide is a long (160cm) twin tip with a square outline, flat bottom, and relatively flat rocker line.

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2013 Nobile XTR Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 Nobile XTR is a wide board that features a wood and honeycomb core, ABS rails, and carbon and Kevlar reinforcements.

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2013 F-One TRAX LW Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 TRAX LW features a full wood core, ABS rails, carbon fiber twist control and a double concave bottom shape with channels in the tips.

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2013 CrazyFly Cruiser Pro Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 CrazyFly Cruiser Pro features a light weight all-wood core, ABS rails, carbon reinforcement, and a flat bottom shape.

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2013 Best Breeze Light Wind Board Review

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The 2013 Best Breeze is a wide twin tip with a very square outline. The board is relatively thick in the middle and the thickness tapers towards the tips.

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2013 17m Slingshot Turbine Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 Turbine is a medium aspect 3-strut kite with a relatively flat and swept back profile.

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2013 17m Ozone Zephyr Light Wind Kite Review

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The Ozone Zephyr is a 5-strut medium-high aspect kite. It features a large inflate/deflate valve and thin bridle lines compared to bridles on most other kites.

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2013 16m Liquid Force NRG Light Breeze Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 Liquid Force NRG is a relatively flat 4-strut high-aspect kite. The front bridle features one pulley per side and the rear line attachments are adjustable to change the kite's turning speed and bar pressure.

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2013 17m Gaastra Jet Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 Jet is Gaastra's race-specific kite. It's a relatively high aspect 5-strut kite.

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2013 19m Core Riot KR2 LW Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 Core XR2 LW is a 5-strut kite with a delta-like shape and very swept wingtips.

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