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#321 Baloo

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Posted 29 July 2007 - 01:10 PM

Still cant see the kite lines, but has he got them on his feet??

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Posted 29 July 2007 - 02:12 PM

<br />Still cant see the kite lines, but has he got them on his feet??<br />

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Yes, the quad lines are attached to his feet/shoes. He is flying a Rev 1 with his feet. He's wearing an old set of cross country ski shoes, and used an eye screw at the toe and heel of each shoe, then attached the lines to the eye screws. He tilts his feet to control the kite.

What is not in the pic, is me handing him a second Rev 1, so he is able to fly two Revs at the se time (feet & Hands).

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 10:19 AM

Although I know Frazer had took a nasty tumble off his bike from being hit by a car a few years ago, and got messed up.
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How on EARTH do you know THAT?????? :wacko:

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 10:37 AM

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Yes, the quad lines are attached to his feet/shoes. He is flying a Rev 1 with his feet. He's wearing an old set of cross country ski shoes, and used an eye screw at the toe and heel of each shoe, then attached the lines to the eye screws. He tilts his feet to control the kite.

What is not in the pic, is me handing him a second Rev 1, so he is able to fly two Revs at the se time (feet & Hands).

I knew he was doing this as he had told me about it. But then I totally forgot about! Thanks for pressing the memory recall button!

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 12:42 PM

&lt;br /&gt;How on EARTH do you know THAT??????


You are Frazer W. correct? If so, you lived in Dallas, TX area for awhile correct? A few years ago I asked you if you were going to come ride/race in the Hotter Than Hell 100 bike race here in Wichita Falls, Texas, because you had previously told me that you raced bikes, and you told me that you were still not 100% because of a a nasty accident, where a car had hit you while you were riding.

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 12:55 PM

<br />I knew he was doing this as he had told me about it. But then I totally forgot about! Thanks for pressing the memory recall button!<br />

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My pleasure John M ! I havn't seen David in ages. Last I heard, he was kite surfing in Flordia, or maybe on another tour of Europe, staying here and there, wherever he can find a place to stay. ; )

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 03:40 PM

What's with all the <br/>'s?

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 05:13 PM

What's with all the <br/>'s?

Those are improperly placed commands such as html commands.
It is nothing to worry about!

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 07:09 PM

<br />What's with all the &lt;br/&gt;'s?<br />


Those are html line break tags, and I didn't put them in, the forum system did.

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 09:32 PM

You are Frazer W. correct? If so, you lived in Dallas, TX area for awhile correct? A few years ago I asked you if you were going to come ride/race in the Hotter Than Hell 100 bike race here in Wichita Falls, Texas, because you had previously told me that you raced bikes, and you told me that you were still not 100% because of a a nasty accident, where a car had hit you while you were riding.

Ahh Troy, I see. No - that's not me. I'm Fraser M in the UK, but four years ago I WAS knocked off my bike - by a car - and DID get somewhat 'messed up'. Broke my neck in a couple of places, my back in four, split sternum, etc etc.

Bizarre co-incidence - I thought you were a long-lost brother for a while!! LOL

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Posted 30 July 2007 - 10:14 PM

Must just be the name. maybe all Fraser's have had it happen to them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 12:52 AM

Ahh Troy, I see. No - that's not me. I'm Fraser M in the UK, but four years ago I WAS knocked off my bike - by a car - and DID get somewhat 'messed up'. Broke my neck in a couple of places, my back in four, split sternum, etc etc.

Bizarre co-incidence - I thought you were a long-lost brother for a while!! LOL



Yes, strange coincidence indeed! I imagine, you were probably wondering how the h_ll I knew about your injury. ; )

BTW - The other Frazer is originally from the UK too.

I may not be your brother, but my family tree goes back to Scotland, where Clan Gunn was located in south central Scotland close to Caithness (spelling).

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Posted 31 July 2007 - 12:57 AM

Frazer,
BTW- I hope you're injuries have healed and you're doing ok now! Sounds like you went thru some rough times there mate!

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 10:24 AM

Mystery Photo No. 35

What do we have flying here?
Where is it?
Tip: The location is also known as: "The Top of the World" But many other locations claim the same.

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 02:46 PM

Looks like either a stack of the same custom rev, or there is a really good quad team flying them behind each other.

As for where..... no clue

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 03:26 PM

Mystery Photo No. 35

What do we have flying here? Where is it?

Tip: The location is also known as: The Top of the World

But many other locations claim the same.



A home made stack of mini Revs?

There's a small monk village in western China that is at 18,000 ft elevation. or perhaps it was in Austria?

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 05:00 PM

A home made stack of mini Revs?

There's a small monk village in western China that is at 18,000 ft elevation. or perhaps it was in Austria?

They are mini REVs and not REV IIs as you first stated. They are scaled down from the REV I. The leading edge is 82cm (32.5") long. I don't recall the height anymore nor do I have this stack or its twin anymore.

The location is not in China or Austria.
The altitude of this location is 1,822 m (5,978 ft). It's sister city in the USA is Vail, Colorado.

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Posted 01 August 2007 - 08:59 PM

They are mini REVs and not REV IIs as you first stated.


Holy cow John! I had Rev 2 posted for 2-3 minutes, looked at the pic again, then edited my post. You must be watching this forum like a hawk! ; )

The location is not in China or Austria.

The altitude of this location is 1,822 m (5,978 ft). It's sister city in the USA is Vail, Colorado.


How about St. Moritz, Switzerland

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 12:47 AM

Yes, strange coincidence indeed! I imagine, you were probably wondering how the h_ll I knew about your injury. ; )

Was getting all paranoid there! LOL

BTW - The other Frazer is originally from the UK too.

Ahh.... paranoia coming back!


I may not be your brother, but my family tree goes back to Scotland, where Clan Gunn was located in south central Scotland close to Caithness (spelling).

Spelling's fine, but Caithness is as far as you can get from South-central Scotland! LOL

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Posted 02 August 2007 - 12:49 AM

Frazer,
BTW- I hope you're injuries have healed and you're doing ok now! Sounds like you went thru some rough times there mate!

Regards,

Thanks Troy. All fine and dandy (though even LESS fit and active than before! LOL) No surgery or anything - the whole episode was the very definition of 'good luck', I'm pleased to say. No more biking though! LOL




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