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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 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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2013 17m Blade Fat Lady Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 17m Blade Fat Lady is a medium aspect 3-strut kite that features a very thin leading edge and extremely thin struts. The compact front bridle features one pulley per side and the rear line attachment points are adjustable to change bar pressure and turning speed.

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2013 17m Best TS V2 Light Wind Kite Review

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The 2013 17m Best TS is a medium aspect 5-strut kite and features the Best-exclusive Double Core RS canopy fabric. The front bridle is very compact and the rear line attachment points are adjustable to change bar pressure and turning speed.

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