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Windchaser and Wind Toys Electric Kite Pump Reviews

Wind Toys Electric Kite Pump

Who loves pumping up kites? Anyone? Us neither. Whether you call it lazy or a convenience, it definitely is a luxury to not have to pump up your kite before you ride.

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Barz San Juan Floating Sunglasses Review

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Protect your eyes with this new design from Barz Optics. Stylish, and yes they do float.

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2013 Prolimit Kitewaist Pro Harness Review

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The 2013 Prolimit Kitewaist Pro is a molded harness with a few unique features.

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2013 Mystic Majestic Harness Review

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The new Mystic Majestic harness was designed as a crossover harness that can be used by both windsurfers and kitesurfers. The Majestic features very soft neoprene edges, a relatively stiff pre-curved shape, a hook knife, and memory foam padding.

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TKB Review: Ocean Tierra del Fuego Watersport Sunglasses

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The Ocean Tierra del Fuego sunglasses are a lightweight pair of sunnies that you can wear in the water while you ride.

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TKB REVIEW: Ocean Dolphin Helmet

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Snug, comfortable fit is ideal for use in the waves. Water Drainage System comfortably and quickly gets water out of the helmet.

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia R2 Front-Zip Wetsuit

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We've heard about the Patagonia wetsuits for quite some time and see a lot of them on the water in our area, so we were excited to receive a Patagonia R2 Front-Zip wetsuit to test for kitesurfing.

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TKB REVIEW: Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket

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Besides being amazingly lightweight and able to pack down into its own pocket for traveling or when hiking, I’ve found that the Patagonia Nano Puff is now my go-to jacket for a wide variety of conditions.

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TKB Review: Airush AFT Team Pads and Straps

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We recently tested the new Airush AFT Team Pads and Straps, giving our testers a chance to put down their surfboards and spend a few sessions riding a twin tip.

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TKB Review: Underwave Imperial Vacuum Harness

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Using an air-tight pouch within the shell, the Imperial harness molds to your back when you pump the air out of it, creating a truly customized fit.

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TKB Review: GoPro Wi-Fi Bacpac Combo Kit

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Enables full remote control of up to 50 cameras at a time, live preview, playback on smart phones and tablets, and more.

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New DVD for Beginners: The Way to Fly

As the title states, this is truly the most comprehensive beginner instructional video I have seen since I started kiting in 1999.

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TKB Review: Dynabar V7 Sliding Spreader Bar

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The Dynabar V7 Sliding Spreader Bar is a very unique piece of gear to add to your harness. It replaces your standard spreader bar with one that slides from side to side.

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TKB Review: Lifeproof iPhone 4/4S Case

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We recently received a few Lifeproof iPhone cases to try out at the TKB office. The Lifeproof case offers waterproof protection for your phone. It fits the iPhone 4 and 4S.

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TKB Review: Mystic Voltage 5/4 Wetsuit

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We received a 2012 Mystic Voltage 5/4 wetsuit just in time for the start of an early spring season here on the Central Coast. The Voltage is a high-end semi-cold to cold water back-zip wetsuit from Mystic.

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