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by blaise
Fri Aug 29, 2014 3:09 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Nooob in the area.. advice appreciated please
Replies: 1
Views: 1162

Re: Nooob in the area.. advice appreciated please

Hey Phil, A one kite quiver for this area isn't going to get you very far. You are really going to need a 10m to go along with a 14m. That should cover you for most of the days your going to want to ride as a beginner. As far as Indiana beaches go, Miller and Michigan City are going to be your best ...
by blaise
Fri Jul 11, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Where to Ride Today
Topic: El Norte Tuesday 7/15
Replies: 2
Views: 1220

Re: El Norte Tuesday 7/15

A typhoon hits Okinawa, causing the polar vortex to return, creating kiteable north west winds in July on Lake Michigan.
http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environm ... ay-n153246
by blaise
Wed May 28, 2014 12:16 pm
Forum: Where to Ride Today
Topic: St. Joseph Tuesday 5/27
Replies: 12
Views: 3430

Re: St. Joseph Tuesday 5/27

If you can predict them like Northerner in Sheboygan you'll have a following, that's for sure. Well I'm no Tom Skilling or Northerner or Scotty, but here's what I look for... Minimum 15 degree temp differential between the land and the lake. The MC meter has a photo voltaic sensor (PAR) you want to...
by blaise
Wed Nov 06, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Remember, Remember, the 5th of November
Replies: 8
Views: 2204

Re: Remember, Remember, the 5th of November

Oh snap, an occupy chicago kitesurfing thread! In all seriousness, I'm posting this via an ssh terminal session using lynx. If that isn't compatiblility in 2013 then I don't know what is... Ugly is the new pretty. This site is fairly contemprorary for an internet forum. And in all honesty, UX is com...
by blaise
Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:18 am
Forum: Where to Ride Today
Topic: Friday the 13th Slasher in the AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5632

Re: Friday the 13th Slasher in the AM

qomat wrote:What is DP?
It's either double penetration, or dawn patrol (early morning session)
by blaise
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 47
Views: 30512

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

Your map is getting popular dude.... http://localkitespots.com/kitesurfing/Illinois?fs=1 http://localkitespots.com/kitesurfing/Wisconsin?fs=1# http://dev.freshcoastkiteboarding.com/?page_id=10 Congratulations!, I think? PS. I don't know if that was your intent or not but software and IP licenses wer...
by blaise
Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:49 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 42
Views: 10178

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

Your map is getting popular dude.... http://localkitespots.com/kitesurfing/Illinois?fs=1 http://localkitespots.com/kitesurfing/Wisconsin?fs=1# http://dev.freshcoastkiteboarding.com/?page_id=10 Congratulations!, I think? PS. I don't know if that was your intent or not but software and IP licenses wer...
by blaise
Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 47
Views: 30512

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

THIS. Racine is good about one day a year, due to it's protected location along the shoreline....it cannot be kited on a N; it has to be a strong ENE to wrap around Wind Point, and that is an extremely rare wind direction...it cannot be kited on a S either; it has to be SE, and Sheboygan, Waukegan o...
by blaise
Sat Aug 31, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 42
Views: 10178

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

THIS. Racine is good about one day a year, due to it's protected location along the shoreline....it cannot be kited on a N; it has to be a strong ENE to wrap around Wind Point, and that is an extremely rare wind direction...it cannot be kited on a S either; it has to be SE, and Sheboygan, Waukegan o...
by blaise
Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 47
Views: 30512

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

The risk with providing this information is that people won't be smart about going out That isn't a risk, that's pretty much guaranteed to happen. :evil: They need to bring buddies, know their own limits, know what conditions are best for each spot and what kind of gear is effective... but there's ...
by blaise
Thu Aug 29, 2013 1:14 pm
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan
Replies: 42
Views: 10178

Re: Where to Ride in Lake Michigan

The risk with providing this information is that people won't be smart about going out That isn't a risk, that's pretty much guaranteed to happen. :evil: They need to bring buddies, know their own limits, know what conditions are best for each spot and what kind of gear is effective... but there's ...
by blaise
Tue Oct 30, 2012 3:21 pm
Forum: Where to Ride Today
Topic: Keegs Oct 30
Replies: 29
Views: 5770

Re: Keegs Oct 30

Dude, I believe we met at casino yesterday...

Are you trying to get nominated for a Darwin Award :?