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Caution 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

For 2011 Caution has streamlined its kite offerings to a single line of kites, combining all the best features from their 2010 line into a single kite.

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Eclipse 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

2011 marks a new beginning for Eclipse with four new kites, new boards, and a clothing line to be launched later in the year.

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Genetrix 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

Genetrix believes in a two-year major R&D cycle, which means that only minor changes will be made to their kites for 2011.

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GK/Litewave 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

Globe Kiteboarding (GK) is rolling out new versions of the Trix and Sonic for 2011 that will show off new graphics and minor changes compared to the 2010 kites.

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RRD 2011 Kiteboarding Gear Preview

While many companies seem to be releasing more products marketed as being all-around, RRD is taking a different approach and is offering four kites this year that are each being marketed for a specific purpose.

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2011 Kiteboarding Gear We Are Excited About

Everyone here at The Kiteboarder Magazine love to get out and ride and we get just as excited as you do when the new products come out.

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Nobile 2010 T5 Analyze This Kite Review

According to our testers, the T5 was well-behaved and never did anything unexpected.

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North 2010 Rebel Analyze This Kite Review

Right out of the bag, the first thing we noticed about the Rebel was the attention to detail on the kite.

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Naish 2010 Charger Analyze This Kite Review

When we first started flying the Charger, we were surprised by how well it flew in light wind. It never hinted towards stalling, and even in light wind it turned with ease.

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GK 2010 Trix Analyze This Kite Review

Unhooked, the Trix performs very well and it never has the tendency to back-stall. In the waves, the Trix feels nimble and responsive, and has great downwind drift.

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Wainman 2010 Boss Analyze This Kite Review

The Boss never seems to distort or flutter and is an amazingly smooth-feeling kite.

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Best 2010 Nemesis NXG Analyze This Kite Review

Once inflated the most obvious feature of the Nemesis NXG is the use of Cuben Fiber in the leading edge, which allows this kite to have a much smaller LE than other kites.

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2010 IKA World Kite Races: Day 2

Today was a completely different day for the 34 racers from 14 countries participating in the 2010 IKA World Kite Racing Championship.

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F-One 2010 Bandit 3 Analyze This Kite Review

The Bandit 3 got a few upgrades this year that greatly improve the usability of the kite. New for 2010 is a one-pump system and a shorter bridle.

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Is a Kite’s Weight Important?

While writing a paper for his master's thesis, Reinhart Paelinck did some scientific research to determine how a kite's weight affects it handling in the air.

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