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Author Topic: Ideal Wind Speed  (Read 5067 times)
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« Reply #15 on: August 21, 2011, 05:15 PM »

2-10mph, but just the fact that its on the beach generally beats the crappy inland wind i normally get

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« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2011, 05:24 PM »

Within limits, wind speed doesn't matter to me much anymore.

Different wind speeds just means different skills and kites.

What does matter is consistency, or smoothness.
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« Reply #17 on: August 21, 2011, 09:34 PM »

So that whatever kite you want to fly that day sits sweet in a fade. ;-)



for me that is about 4-5 MPH

This is my test as well.  If you can easily hold a steady fade for 15 seconds, that's usually some sweet wind.


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« Reply #18 on: August 22, 2011, 02:50 AM »

If it is to light I go for a swim if it is way to fresh I buy beer from the pub and watch the Pacific Ocean do its thing. Anything between to light or to fresh is ideal. Really life is good!
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« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2011, 02:58 AM »

to keep fade long enought...
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