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Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite V7 M 2022
Ride Engine Elite V7

As the original innovator of the carbon hard shell harness, Ride Engine has secured its spot in the industry as the hard shell king. The Elite is their flagship model and the most premium harness in the range and has received some exciting upgrades in its V7 / 2022 release. What seems to be the ultimate kite industry innovation goal…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Lyte XS 2022
Ride Engine Lyte

Ride Engine has made some big leaps and bounds in harness designs in the past few years. From the early days of customised one-of-a-kind oven-baked hard shell harnesses to the popular carbon Elite production model hard shell, Ride Engine has been a trusted provider of harness comfort from the beginning. With the more recent s of the composite Sabre harness…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 4/3 2020
Ride Engine APOC 4/3

The APOC 4/3 from Ride Engine is a top of the line Spring/Autumn suit that packs enough heat you can wear it on the colder days too and still get away with it. High-quality construction is used throughout with glued, taped, blindstitched and liquid rubber seams and high-quality Neospan S-Foam limestone neoprene. Clever drainage in the chest, back and legs…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded 2020
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded 2020
Ride Engine APOC 5/4 Hooded

Ride Engine exploded onto the accessories scene a while ago with a range of harnesses that changed the market forever. A year or so later they hit the ground running with a neoprene range, and it has been going from strength to strength ever since. The APOC 5/4/3 Hooded is their warmest suit in the lineup. With a built-in hood,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite Carbon 2018
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Elite Carbon 2018
Ride Engine Elite Carbon

Ride Engine changed the game years ago with their Carbon Moulded custom harness designs. Order one and they would send you a mould kit, which you would then return to get a perfect fit. Needless to say, it was a long winded process, and limited man hours meant only a handful of people got to feel the benefits. Fast forward…

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 Coleman Buckley and Slingshot joined forces to bring these new rigid harnesses to the market and the masses. Last year was a big year fro Ride Engine,…

Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
Kitesurfing Reviews - Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite 2016
Ride Engine Carbon Katana Elite

If you’ve not heard of Ride Engine yet then there is a good chance you are living on some remote island and won’t even be reading this. The brainchild of constant tinkerer Coleman Buckley, the origins of the Ride Engine concept can be traced back to 2010. Originally Coleman started making harnesses for his buddies, then a few custom ones…

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Stino Mul shares his Hood River highlights from his recent visit to the Slingshot HQs!

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Slingshot's Brand Manager, Jeff McKee, walks through the details of the Hover Glide FWake, FPump, FCarve & FSurf packages. The Hover Glide hydrofoil platform has…

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Slingshot's Javelin V1 wing delivers impressive power and control. Beginners and advanced riders sense the impressive wing control level, encouraging a more powered riding style…

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2 weeks ago

Are you ready? Because the GREEN LIGHT is ON for the Cold Hawaii Big Air on Thursday, 15th September!  Here’s a reminder of last year’s…

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Ouch... Crashing in water hurts; imagine crashing on snow! Last season, Lolo BSD filmed this snowkite crash in the French Alps (Lautaret Pass).

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4 weeks ago

The dust has settled, and the 2022 Kite Park League Team Battle is complete, and with it comes a new standard for competitive park riding.…

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Slingshot's Glide is renowned as one of the best twin tips for beginners and light winds. Trapezoidal tips and tails increase a board's effective edge…

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4 weeks ago

Day two of the Team Battle brought a change of scenery to Hood River with a momentary pause in the river’s notoriously consistent wind patterns.…

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1 month ago

Slingshot's Wing Craft V1 was Slingshot's most popular Wing Foil board for progression. Now the V2 comes in 8 sizes! The Wing Craft V2 is…

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1 month ago

Featuring cutting-edge materials, modern graphics, and a new department team structure, Slingshot is bringing the heat to the next generation of kiteboarding. Check out the…

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Fred Hope has been foiling since before he could walk, and the world champion knows what works and what doesn't. Slingshot decided to give him…

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Fresh off its breakout release, Slingshot's Machine returns in its second version even lighter and more optimised to take your riding to the next level.…

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Issue 92

We've managed to get our hands on some of the newest kit available from Cabrinha's 02 Collection, along with the latest Duotone kites to receive the SLS upgrade! On the accessories side, we've got the latest premium harnesses from Ride Engine and Ion on test. Read on to find out what our testers thought of the all-new 2022 equipment!

6 months ago
Issue 91

From race reports to snowkiting to the lagoons of Brazil, we check in with a few of your favourite riders and brands to see what’s going on. Don’t miss out on the latest industry news, rider stories, and product releases, all right here in On The Fly!

8 months ago
Issue 91

With unseasonable conditions in our top testing locations, we’ve had to track down some gear that could suit even the most challenging conditions! Find out what we thought of the latest kites from Airwave and FLYSURFER as well as new models from CORE and Harlem. Keep reading for a side-by-side test of two new North twin tips, a Duotone D/LAB board, and some of the hottest harness tech to hit the market!

8 months ago
Issue 89

Ride Engine’s premium range of wetsuits has received an upgrade, and we’re checking in with Gary Siskar to find out all about the new APOC and ELARA lines!

12 months ago
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Finding fulfilment as a professional kiteboarder doesn't always come from standing atop the podium. While World Champion is a title that Karolina Winkowska is immensely familiar with, sharing the stoke with other young kiters is a different version of success. Read about her mission in the Maldives in this article!

1 year ago
Issue 85

The best photos with nowhere else to go!

2 years ago
Issue 84

The best photos without anywhere else to go!

2 years ago
Issue 83

We talk to the ground breaking Coleman Buckley who is set to revolutionise the harness industry once again.

2 years ago
Issue 81

Kiteboarding was deemed too dangerous and extreme to be allowed during the lockdown, so just how dangerous is it? Rou Chater dissects a recent study from some Dutch scientists exploring the injury rate in the sport. Is kiteboarding dangerous? Find out right here!

2 years ago
Issue 81

More incredible images with no place to call home, check them out!

2 years ago
Issue 81

Ewan Jaspan takes on the Naish team orders in South Africa to deliver the goods under the shadow of Table Mountain. Find out what it takes to get a video and photoshoot done when the wind is nuking, the riders are frothing, and the sand is destroying everything.

2 years ago
Issue 80

We managed to get a few new products into the test teams hands before we were all forced off the water, here’s what we got through with kites from Core, Duotone, Liquid Force and Slingshot and boards from CrazyFly, Duotone, North, Core and Shinn!

2 years ago
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