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« on: September 01, 2009, 06:31 PM »

Dock Play '09
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« Reply #1 on: September 01, 2009, 06:59 PM »

the quality of flying is unbelievable but even more than that is the fun you have when you are flying  it can be felt even thru the vid thanx john   ko
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« Reply #2 on: September 01, 2009, 07:22 PM »

I am astounded at the control you have. I loved watching the kite near the posts and just kind of pop around them like "no big deal"

That and the fact that you didn't fall in the water, which I am sure I would have done, is incredible.

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« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2009, 07:56 PM »

In my mind, I have done all those moves.  Smiley

Sweet flying Mr. B.
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« Reply #4 on: September 02, 2009, 06:29 PM »

Wonderful.   Grin Now show us the outtake where you fell off the dock!   Cheesy
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2009, 04:06 PM »

Thanks all, especially to KO, nicest thing I've heard all week.  Grin

Only outtakes were when the kite went in the water, but that happens pretty rarely.
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« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2009, 04:42 PM »

John, you are one of the best flyers of all time. 
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« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2009, 06:19 PM »

John, you are one of the best flyers of all time. 

and he has fun doing it Grin
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« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2009, 10:27 PM »

I just love to fly, glad y'all enjoyed it. Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: September 06, 2009, 04:40 PM »

Another round...

Dock Play 2
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« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2009, 08:08 PM »

And one more...

Dock Play 3


This one "matched third party content" on YouTube, we'll see how long the music lasts.

For those interested, a lot of my videos can also be found on Facebook. Wink

http://www.facebook.com/barresij
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« Reply #11 on: September 06, 2009, 08:31 PM »

Well that's nice...

Looks like YouTube has a deal with Will Smith's music company, so they're content to try and sell Wild West via an iTunes link on the 3rd video.

Better than having the audio stripped, any day. Smiley
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« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2009, 08:49 AM »

Nice job John, love the tip drag to axel over the dock.

Haven't seen a 360 done on a dock before, but it doesn't surprise me coming from a guy who doesn't really care how hard the wind is blowing before pulling one off. What is your upper limit these days? 40mph?

Maybe you should start flying up wind since down wind flying isn't much of a challenge anymore.

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« Reply #13 on: September 07, 2009, 03:28 PM »

Cool stuff with axels and 360 all right. Do you have a close-up of how you hold the handles and control flight with both handles in one hand? That's alway fun to watch too.
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« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2009, 09:29 AM »

My upper is about 65mph, full vent B with double 4-wrap LE, 150# lines.

Love the slow bicycle then, takes on a whole new level. Smiley

Tried upwind John, but I found I couldn't stay there more than 50% of the time, was cutting into my flying. <grin>

One hand flying, here are a couple of so-so pics, but there's a related discussion on the Rev forum...




http://www.revkites.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=762

Think chopsticks. Wink
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