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#92541 Berck sur Mer 2013

Posted by Clin on 26 April 2013 - 12:48 AM

A little trip report here....ani_victory.gif . Totally blown-away!

#92515 Berck sur Mer 2013

Posted by Clin on 23 April 2013 - 10:05 PM

What a great festival! Fantastic to meet so many great folks there!

#81939 Zen frame choices/recommendations

Posted by Clin on 13 July 2011 - 12:39 AM

Confusing, to say the least. I was in the same boat not long ago, trying to figure out what I should do with the limited info that's out there.

As JB put it to me (and this really helped me understand the choice), the Zen frame and Race Rods with a 2-wrap center both end up giving you about the same wind range but with different handling characteristics. If you fly flat-footed and don't employ much sail loading technique, the Zen frame is great. The Zen frame is very flexible, allowing it to cup the wind more easily than a stiffer frame. On the other hand, if you do like to move around a bit and use more active sail loading in your flying style, the Zen frame may feel too flexy, with the leading edge constantly flexing and relaxing a bit too much for some folks' taste. The Race/2-wrap center frame is stiffer than the Zen frame and thus doesn't present those same flex issues for those folks and that particular flying style. I hope that helps.... ;)

I'm guess the description about active RR/2wrap is better for sail-loading style of flight also means that the RR/2wrap handles wind gusts alot better than the Zen rods. So, if active flying is your style, RR/2wrap is probably the better choice. Or if you encounter gusty low wind conditions, RR/2wrap might handle that better.

#20965 A moral dilemma

Posted by Clin on 02 June 2008 - 08:18 PM

How about a dogstake session, doing a tip stand on your head? That will show pple a thing or 2 abt Rev control :kid_devlish: .