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« on: July 13, 2011, 01:06 AM »

Has anyone gone out with one?

Sometimes after flying on sand I notice the number of footprints I've left behind, I'm just wondering if anyone has played with a pedometer? I'm thinking I might pop out to buy one and have a look at how much working is being done as I fly...

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« Reply #1 on: July 13, 2011, 11:28 PM »

I got one of those Pedometer.  I will try it in my next tricking session.  My guess is there will be a lot of steps after an hour or two tricking session.  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 14, 2011, 05:08 PM »

I wonder ifyou could hook one up to a kite and see how far it has flown?
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« Reply #3 on: July 14, 2011, 07:57 PM »

The Pedometer that I have is to install(clip-on) on the shoe and it will count the number of steps you have in a day or whatever.  I don't think it is for measuring distance.
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« Reply #4 on: July 14, 2011, 09:03 PM »

How about a Garmin 305 or 500 strapped to a ROK or sled.  They are accurate within a few feet now and will show how many feet (miles?) a kite has moved as well as elevation change.
 
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« Reply #5 on: July 14, 2011, 10:09 PM »

How about a Garmin 305 or 500 strapped to a ROK or sled.  They are accurate within a few feet now and will show how many feet (miles?) a kite has moved as well as elevation change.
 

Or you can strap your Android phone to it, it'll do it too.

There are also dozens of apps tthat function as Pedometers, route diaries, speedometers, acceleration meters, heart rate monitors etc. More info then anybody wants.

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« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2011, 09:15 AM »

I did this once out of curiosity and it came up with 5 miles of walking in about 6 hours of flying.  Probably more like 3 considering the different size steps you take but still more than you'd expect.
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