5.28 at Miller ?

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5.28 at Miller ?

Postby jojy » Tue May 25, 2010 4:21 pm

Would it be right to say it's going to be a grate day at Miller this Friday ?

Anyone like to join if so ? (unless other place looks better.. :) )
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Postby maly » Tue May 25, 2010 5:04 pm

Avi , why Miller with straight onshore wind ? How about Zion ?
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Postby jojy » Tue May 25, 2010 5:44 pm

I thought onshore wind is a good thing, isn't ? that way you know you can't go far from the shore line..... yet I'm new , so I'm still learning...

Then Zion drive is on the menu ?
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Postby maly » Tue May 25, 2010 6:08 pm

I thought onshore wind is a good thing, isn't ? that way you know you can't go far from the shore line

My point exactly , you won't go far enough from shore so any unintentional kite loop or any other mistake and you may be landing your superman flight on the beach.

Experienced Kiters + onshore wind - not recomended
Beginners Kiters + onshore wind - BAD

Some good pointers for beginners ( including myself ) :
http://www.theringmedia.com/PDFS/TheKit ... ook_07.pdf
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Postby jojy » Tue May 25, 2010 7:09 pm

Well said my friend, well said.

So what's the forecast for Friday at Zion ?
(can you send a link with Zion forecast, tnx)
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Postby kitenick » Tue May 25, 2010 10:38 pm

I am thinking Montrose or Keegs. I would like to hear from the "thermal" guys to get thier input. What do you guys think?
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Postby Misfit » Wed May 26, 2010 12:04 pm

I'm off all day friday and free so i'm praying for breeze!

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Postby xwindsurf » Wed May 26, 2010 12:20 pm

Mario,
Does it mean you're joining the party? When?
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Postby maly » Wed May 26, 2010 10:25 pm

When... ? when the wind shows up, and I don't have to work.
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Postby V » Fri May 28, 2010 6:53 am

Should be okay today, especially for the lighter riders. Calling for upper teens gusts to 20+ more wind further south.

Hope it blows for you guys...
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Postby dewsy » Fri May 28, 2010 7:54 am

I'm going to head over to miller right now, should be a REALLY nice day, I'm going to bring a football or frizbee for when the wind doesn't show up.. flysurfer and door today :-D

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Postby gbleck » Fri May 28, 2010 9:13 am

Staying up in neck of the woods today. Zion or Waukegan. Not sure. I'll check the direction at Waukegan first.
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Postby rookie » Fri May 28, 2010 9:18 am

I'll be leaving tinley for for miller in the next hour? any car poolers!! 708 839 2108,
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