Ride Engine

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Ride Engine added 4 new photos.
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2 weeks ago

We are hyped to see all of the #rideenginecustom wraps making their way around the world. Team Rider Sensi Graves has one of the cooler wraps yet, she chose one of her very own Sensi Graves Bikinis prints for the back of her harness.

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The start of the week... the start of new adventures. Coleman Kinzie Buckley outward bound. Photo: Jason Keller

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1 month ago

Redefining the way a harness is expected to perform, this is Ride Engine's goal and purpose.

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1 month ago

Jesse Richman on the cover of Stance Kiteboarding Magazine in the all new 2017 Elite Series harness and Carbon Slider Bar. Congrats Jesse!

Ride Engine shared Mattia Fabrizi ITA-991's video.
2 months ago

Stoked to see Ride Engine making it to the front lines of windsurfing progression lately. It's no surprise that all the benefits of our low profile, locked-in support translate to an exceptional windsurfing harness as well.

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2 months ago

Sensi Graves is her custom Sensi Graves Bikinis harness wrap. What will you create? Photo: Andre Magarao #rideenginecustom

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2 months ago

Do you travel with a ton of stuff? Sam Light brings his whole life with him wherever he goes, and the Tactical Trolley has made that a little easier for him.

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2 months ago

Mads Wollesen finding some freedom in the Moreas bag. Photo: Lasse Schneppenheim

Collaborative Evolution
All kite harnesses on the market today are "soft" meaning that they offer no structural support. When the kite starts pulling the harness wants to fold and crushes the rider's torso. Engine harnesses in contrast are built from a carbon composite shell that is rigid enough to "stay open" and not put pressure on the rider even when the kite is really powered. Basically the same idea as a spreader bar but applied to the whole harness instead of just the front. In addition because they are rigid they only fit one part of your back and thus don't "ride up" over the course of a session. Because they offer more support we have also been able to cut down on the overall size of the harness which offers more range of movement. Finally we can custom mold the shells to fit you perfectly and even add custom graphics. I have yet to have someone say that they liked their old harness better.

History in a nutshell...

What started out as weekend project to improve some gear has rabbit holed into a little company represented by the best riders in the world. Our first product is a line of hand crafted kite surfing waist harnesses. Each harness is based off of a custom molded carbon composite shell which gives better support than anything else on the market. Comfy as ****. Custom is encouraged. Made with love and stoke.


Ian Alldredge http://www.ianalldredge.com
Patrick Rebstock http://vimeo.com/ltdprodz
Sean Mertens https://vimeo.com/45954066
Zach Goepel http://vimeo.com/user6942391
Teddy Lyons http://www.shredknot.com/?p=1
Mark Meidama https://vimeo.com/23053909
Cynthia "Cynbad" Brown

Joby Cook
Sam Light
Aaron Hadlow
Andy Yates
Alex Fox
Reed Brady
Claire Lutz http://www.clairelutz.com

Erika Heineken
John Heineken

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness 2017
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness 2017
Ride Engine Silver Elite Harness

Ride Engine burst onto the commercial scene last year with their entirely different take on what a kitesurfing harness should be. After years of making custom harnesses for hundreds and, hundreds of riders Col...

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Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
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After realising that it’s not so terrifying after all, I’m actually quite keen to venture back out with the foil again. A couple of quick sunset sessions af...

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Oh My Days! This is a real treat for you! Airush have just dropped their new movie for 2017 featuring some of the best riders on the planet in the best locatio...

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It is with a degree of apprehension that I embark on this journey. Having had a brief flirt with foilboarding about two years ago, and hating every second of it...

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The inaugural Bootleg Slider Project was a collection of kiters from all over Australia, coming together for one purpose and one purpose only, to have a good t...

2 months ago | 01:00

These custom harness wraps look sick! Ride Engine have come up with a really clever idea of being able to design your own harness, it looks easy to do and each...

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More rather hilarious waterski kitesurfing action! This time it is Alex Campet having a go. We really don't think this is going to catch on though... La neige...

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Karorlina Winkowska believes kiteboarding in Brazil is heaven, and we can see why! Make sure you take a look at her latest edit. Being a professional kiteboard...

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It’s not often you get gifted a full feature film in this world. Thankfully Tom Court and the crew have your back and this is the culmination of a years wort...

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We loved this edit purely for the level the girls were pushing; it’s so incredible to see the ladies side of the sport progress so far. The Liquid Force fema...

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Brandon Scheid heads to Asia and discovers everything isn’t quite as it seems, travelling in the east can be challenging, but if you are prepared to compromise the rewards can be endless!

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Lindsay McClure investigates the rise and rise of the female side of our sport looking at the progression of the top ladies, and how accessible kitesurfing has become for the fairer sex.

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Sensi Graves takes an in-depth look at the equipment you need and the stuff you don’t, by analysing yourself and how you ride you can tune your quiver to perfect and get the most out of your gear, find out how by reading this!

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Sensi Graves looks at the rise of the Kite Park League and tracks the success story of one of the best kitesurfing movements on the planet right now!

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We chat to the creator and founder of Ride Engine, an avid tinkerer who just wants to make kitesurfing better for everyone!

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Lindsay McClure is part of the Where The Wind Blows crew, and she explains the history of this group of young women pushing boundaries of the sport!

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