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TKB Review: 2013 RRD Poison LTD V2

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The 2013 RRD Poison LTD V2 is a fairly light board that features a thin profile and full wood core.

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TKB Review: 2013 F-One TX

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The 2013 TX features a single concave, channeled bottom, and inverted ABS rails (soft on bottom, hard on top).

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TKB Review: 2013 North Jaime

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The 2013 North Jaime features a moderate outline, double-V bottom, and a track system that allows you to adjust your stance to your exact preference.

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TKB Review: 2013 CrazyFly Shox Custom

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The 2012 CrazyFly Shox Custom features an all-wood core, fiberglass construction, ABS rails, and a double concave bottom shape.

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TKB Review: 2013 Airush Switch

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The 2013 Airush Switch features a bottom that is a single concave in the middle and flat in the tips.

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TKB Review: 2013 Axis Vanguard

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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

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

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TKB Review: 2013 RRD Vision MKII

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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2013 Freeride Kiteboarding Gear Test: Meet the Testers

The 2013 TKB Freeride Test Team.

For the 2013 Freeride Gear Test TKB trucked 28 kite models and 12 board models to La Ventana, Mexico, one of the best locations for reliable wind in North America during the winter months.

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TKB Review: Wainman Hawaii Rabbit 2.0 White Edition

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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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