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OZONE Enduro V1
Sizes Available: 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 14m
Sizes Tested: 7, 9, 12m

Ozone Says:

The Enduro V1 bridges the gap between our extensive range of kites, offering all the essentials for freeriding, freestyle and wave riding. It incorporates an open C shape and a swept arc, delivering a large wind range, direct response and amazing handling. From twintip, surfboard or foil board the smooth power delivery, refined predictable handling and excellent de-power allows you to relax and enjoy the ride.

The Enduro V1 features multiple back line adjustments to customize steering pressure and turn speed. Combined with our Variable Bridle Geometry, this allows you to customize the feeling and performance of your kite. The Enduro V1 is constructed with quality proven Teijin D2 canopy material and Teijin Dacron providing a crisp feel and a strong kite.

Visit for more info: www.ozonekites.com/products/water-kites/enduro-v1/

Our Testers Say:

“Very comfortable to ride with a stable feel and responsive depower; reliable results with no surprises,” Tom Fristoe.

“With smooth power delivery, this kite handles gusts with ease,” Dray Murray.

“A powerful kite that delivers on demand big airs,” Claude Waledisch.

Meet the 2016 TKB Test Team.

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TKB Says:

The Enduro is a new kite for 2016 featuring a 3-strut platform with open-C shape and slightly swept back wingtips in a medium aspect ratio that is marketed as an all around freeride kite that does a little of everything from waves to hookedin and unhooked freestyle. Inflation is easy with a high flow Boston valve that requires the larger pump nozzle attachment and the airframe features a single setting fixed front bridle and three wingtip settings for steering speed and bar pressure. Like most C-shaped hybrids the Enduro has a broader steering arc rather than a pivot style turning radius with solid steering response and good overall speed. Testers liked the medium bar pressure and somewhat grunty feel of the kite while the power delivery was relatively smooth. With solid boosting performance and user-friendly unhooked flying, testers recommended the Enduro as a good compromise between hooked-in and unhooked freestyle performance that would also work well in the waves.

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The 2016 Enduro is mated with Ozone’s Contact Water Control System and this is the first year we’ve gotten the chance to review this bar. The Contact is a fixed length bar (38cm, 45cm, 50cm and 55cm) that features a durable plastic sheeting/throw line without a sliding stopper and a single center-line safety depower and a low V for self-landing. The Contact uses an above the bar depower Clamcleat with a magnetic tuning toggle that fastens to the cleat to prevent tangles during depowered riding. Ozone’s Megatron quick release is a push away safety mechanism with an integrated below the bar hand swivel that doubles as a quick release guard. The center lines end in a loop, the outside lines end in a knot, and the bar ends offer the ability to adjust/tune the length of the outside lines but the plastic throw/sheeting line makes the length of throw fixed. The Contact’s bar ends feature integrated floats, soft padded tips for eye protection, and retractable bungees for a clean and quick wrap up job.

Visit for more info on the bar: www.ozonekites.com/products/control-systems/contact-water-control-system/

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