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TKB LW Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Glide

SLINGSHOT GLIDE 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Glide with its hallmark boxy outline is built in the USA and exceeded all our tester's expectations for freeriding in moderate and extreme light wind conditions.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 NOBILE XTR

NOBILE XTR 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 XTR is a performance oriendted lightwind twin tip that testers found fun and lively with really good load and pop.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 NOBILE Flying Carpet

NOBILE FLYINGCARPET 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Flying Carpet is a fairly wide board with straight rails that earned high praise as a dedicated light wind board.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 F-ONE Next LW

F-ONE NEXT 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Next LW features a fairly wide and rounded template which testers found lively and fun for a great balance between freestyle, freeride and light wind ability.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 NORTH Nugget

NORTH NUGGET 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Nugget received high marks as light wind fun board that screamed up wind with tons of potential for strapless airs in flat water and ripping the surf.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 NAISH Orbit

NAISH ORBIT 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Orbit is a dedicated light wind machine with impressive upwind tracking ability.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 LITEWAVE Wing

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The 2014 Wing came in the full carbon fiber layup and features pronounce parabolic side-cut which is unique for its narrower center and wider width at the tips.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 CRAZYFLY Cruiser

CRAZYFLY CRUISER 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 CrazyFly Cruiser LW features a lightweight all-wood core and testers gave high praise for its excellent early planing and easy upwind ability.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 CABRINHA Alias

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The 2014 Alias is a race/freeride hybrid that earned high praise for its light wind performance and cruising fun factor.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 BEST Breeze

BEST BREEZE 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The 2014 Breeze features lightweight construction and a lively ride that's great for riders who prioritize jumping and freestyle capabilities in lighter winds.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 AXIS Ultra

AXIS ULTRA 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The Ultra is the all carbon version of the Patrol and scored points for its fun load and pop for jumps and overall freestyle performance.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 AXIS Patrol

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The 2014 Axis Patrol has been redesigned with a new mold specifically designed to excel in light winds.

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TKB REVIEW: 2014/2015 NAISH Ride

NAISH RIDE 2014 GEAR REVIEW

The Ride is a medium aspect 2-strut kite with slightly swept back wingtips with a lightweight feel, great steering response and super fun freestyle handling that packed up tight into a rather small box.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 STAR Taina

STAR TAINA 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The Taina is a 3-strut medium to low-aspect kite with swept-back wingtips that uniquely saves weight with individual inflation of each strut.

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TKB LW Review: 2014 SLINGSHOT Turbine

SLINGSHOT TURBINE 2014 LIGHTWIND REVIEW

The Turbine is a 5-strut low wind machine that Slingshot calls an Open Delta C which earned high praise for its low-end power in the lightest of wind.

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