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TKB Review: 2013 Axis Vanguard

TKB Review: 2013 Axis Vanguard

The 2013 Vanguard is a well-finished twin tip with a moderately wide outline, quad bottom concave, and a prominent center spine running down the middle of the board.

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TKB Review: 2013 RRD Obsession MKV

TKB Review: 2013 RRD Obsession MKV

The 2013 RRD Obsession is a 5-strut medium-high-aspect kite.

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TKB Review: 2013 RRD Vision MKII

TKB Review: 2013 RRD Vision MKII

The 2013 RRD Vision is a 3-strut medium-aspect kite. It has a relatively large leading edge and unique graphics.

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TKB Review: 2013 CrazyFly Sculp

TKB Review: 2013 CrazyFly Sculp

For 2013 the CrazyFly Sculp is a medium-aspect 3-strut kite. Compared to the 2012 version it is higher aspect and has a new bridle configuration.

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TKB Review: 2013 JN Prima Donna

TKB Review: 2013 JN Prima Donna

While many riders are not familiar with JN Kites they are a long-time brand that did not have a presence in the US until just recently.

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TKB Review: 2013 Core GTS2 and Riot XR2

TKB Review: 2013 Core GTS2 and Riot XR2

Both the 2013 Core XR2 and the 2013 Core GTS2 are 5-strut kites with a unique large-diameter inflation valve, but they look very different in the sky.

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TKB Review: 2012 Peter Lynn Fury and Escape

TKB Review: 2012 Peter Lynn Fury and Escape

Long known for their twin-skin ram air kites, we had a chance to test the 2012 Peter Lynn Fury and Escape, the first inflatable kites produced by the company.

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TKB Review: 2013 Best Armada

TKB Review: 2013 Best Armada

The 2013 Best Armada is a relatively lightweight and beautifully finished twin tip.

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TKB Review: Wainman Hawaii Rabbit 2.0 White Edition

TKB Review: Wainman Hawaii Rabbit 2.0 White Edition

The Wainman Hawaii Rabbit 2.0 White Edition kites are low-aspect three-strut kites. These kites feature an adjustable bridle that can drastically change the feel and responsiveness of the kites.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Z Kite

TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Z Kite

The 2013 Slingshot Z looks very similar to the 2012 version and is a 3-strut low-aspect kite.

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TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Rally

TKB Review: 2013 Slingshot Rally

While overall the 2013 Rally looks very similar to the 2012 model it has received a big redesign for this year. The most obvious changes are the addition of two thin struts and a new bridle configuration.

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TKB Review: 2013 Ozone Edge

TKB Review: 2013 Ozone Edge

The Ozone Edge is best known as a performance racing kite and for 2013 the Edge remains a high-aspect 5-strut kite.

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TKB Review: 2013 Ozone Catalyst

TKB Review: 2013 Ozone Catalyst

The 2013 Ozone Catalyst is a 3-strut medium aspect kite with a relatively skinny leading edge.

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TKB Review: 2013 Gaastra Jekyll

TKB Review: 2013 Gaastra Jekyll

Now reentering the US market after an almost 10-year hiatus, we received a 2013 Gaastra Jekyll to test.

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TKB Review: 2013 Ocean Rodeo Prodigy

TKB Review: 2013 Ocean Rodeo Prodigy

The 2012 Ocean Rodeo Prodigy is a 3-strut low-aspect kite that Ocean Rodeo markets as an all-around freeride kite.

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