Ride Engine

Ride Engine

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6 days ago

The dark side of the lens.

@jessiekb_art equal parts scientist, artist, and mermaid is the eye behind a lot of the photography we use. Submerged in freezing water for hours, we are stoked our suits help her do her thing.

Ride Engine updated their cover photo.
Ride Engine updated their cover photo.
2 weeks ago
Ride Engine posted a photo
3 weeks ago

Ride Engine and Mac Kite want you to stand out! Receive a FREE custom graphic with the purchase of a 2018 Elite or Hex Core hard shell harness.

Ride Engine posted a photo
3 weeks ago

Congrats to Karolina Winkowska @karolinawinkowska for her recent win at the Hood Jam event in Hood River, Oregon! Everyone should know that not only does she rip at park riding but also is solid in surf, freestyle (of course) and hydro!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#kiteboarding #KPL #kitegirls #kitesurfing #armorshell #wegotyourback @nopainallgain #flatwater #freeshred #originalarmorshell

Ride Engine posted a photo
4 weeks ago

Sessions are always more fun with the crew. @goon_bunny @reedbrady @kykarmati @fredhope17⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#originalhardshell #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #thecrew #armorshell #wegotyourback #nopainallgain #wetsuit

Ride Engine posted a photo
4 weeks ago

Frothing founder of Ride Engine Coleman Buckley @goon_bunny throwing a frontside air with style. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#thefounderrips #armorshell #originalhardshell #wegotyourback #nopainallgain #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #smallsurfcanbefun

Ride Engine posted a photo
1 month ago

The beautiful power of kitesurfing. No matter what the size of the wave you still can power a big fan. @fredhope17 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#kitesurfing #spray #kiteboarding #wegotyourback #armorshell #stringboarding #losethestraps #kite #nofilter

Ride Engine posted a photo
1 month ago

Always trying things! Hand planes to hard-shells. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#armorshell #wegotyourback #nopainallgain #kiteboarding #kitesurfing #originalhardshell @goon_bunny

Ride Engine posted a video
1 month ago

Yep, Julien Fillion loves to foil!

Video Vincent Bergeron Photographe & William Pollock

Ride Engine posted a photo
1 month ago

Evening glass off sessions. @kyzarmati and @sensigraves going to grab a couple waves and an amazing sunset.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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#surfergirls #wetsuits #sunsets #noleashrequired #secretspot @goon.bunny

About
Collaborative Evolution
www.rideengine.com
Description
WHY IS OUR PRODUCT SPECIAL?
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.

GOON SQUAD OFFICIAL

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

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

RACE
Erika Heineken
John Heineken


To order please visit shop.ride-engine.com



Mission
Space armor for ninjas
Founded
2011
Category
Outdoor and sporting goods company
Phone
1.509.427.4950

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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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Karolina Winkowska has been on the World Tour podium 62 times with 23 wins; this girl is a force to be reckoned with! In this…

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1 week ago | 0:55

The 2019 Cape Hatteras Wave Classic presented by Patagonia is a wave-focused kitesurfing event held September 14th–20th in Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Registration This is…

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2 weeks ago | 2:52

Laurent Guyot showing off his gorgeous home spot in Lake Serre-Ponçon (French Alps) on his Flysurfer SOUL and Radical 6.

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2 weeks ago | 16:27

Sam Light and Tom Court circumnavigate The Isle Of Wight kitesurfing 150km on hydrofoils in just under 6 hours! In this vlog, Sam Light shares…

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3 weeks ago | 3:28

Sam Light tests and reviews the Slingshot's 2020 Rally GT and the Raptor in Hood River, Oregon - check this out!

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4 weeks ago | 3:27

Here are the highlights of the 2019 GKA Freestyle World Cup & Big Air Invitational. Enjoy!

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1 month ago

One last blast in the Best Trick competition on Day Five in Fuerteventura! It was the last day of the event today in Sotavento at…

1 month ago | 1:43

We are used to seeing Laurent Guyot AKA Lolo BSD surrounded by snow, but this time he takes us from the French Alps to the…

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1 month ago | 2:51

Today was an all-time first in competitive kite sports as kiteboarders, and strapless freestylers joined forces in the GKA Fuerteventura Big Air Invitational. The plan…

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1 month ago | 2:35

Yesterday Paula Novotna won the women’s division here at the GKA Freestyle World Cup Fuerteventura 2019, and today Adeuri Corniel won the men’s with the most powerful performance of…

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1 month ago | 2:47

Check out all yesterdays action from Rounds 1, 2 and 3 for the Men's Freestyle Division from Day One of competition in Fuerteventura!  

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After a couple of false starts due to changeable conditions, the main event got underway at 12:30 today. The riders had seven trick attempts available,…

Issue 76

Sensi Graves looks at how kiteboarding is a never-ending process of progression, but sometimes that lightbulb moment seems a long time coming. Using various techniques, Sensi utilises will help you get better at everything you do under the kite!

2 weeks ago
Issue 76

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

2 weeks ago
Issue 75

Karolina Winkowska needs no introduction! After being on the World Tour podium 62 times with 23 wins, she is a force to be reckoned with! Karolina shares the ups and downs she has experienced along the way in this issue's 'Female Focus'.

2 months ago
Issue 75

Manuela Jungo sets sail for adventure on a kite cruise in Europe, looking at the images you would be forgiven for thinking it was shot in the middle of the Pacific. It turns out Greece has got it going on and kite cruising catamarans are well and truly on Europe’s doorstep!

2 months ago
Issue 72

Alex Maes and Annelous Lammerts are two of the most passionate kiters on the planet, when Alex discovered a new spot in Brazil he knew he had to get all his friends together and build a kite park! Check out the full story right here!

9 months ago
Issue 72

Incredible images with no particular place to go.

9 months ago
Issue 71

Rou Chater and Mary Booth travel to Sicily to join the Cabrinha Rider Academy and learn what it takes to be a pro rider; it’s not all deckchairs and ice creams either! Early starts, long days and lots of sun cream are needed to get the footage and the job done!

11 months ago
Issue 71

Reed Brady has grown up around the ocean, and his talents on the water know no bounds, he’s the subject of our Ten Questions feature this issue!

11 months ago
Issue 70

Brandon Scheid and the Liquid Force Kites crew give us the low down on one of the best winter spots out there, La Ventana in Baja, Mexico. Think warm winds, cold beers and good vibes, and you get the picture!

1 year ago
Issue 70

A lot of hard work goes into creating the Hood Jam, one of the premier events on kiteboarding’s calendar. Annelous Lammerts looks at the history behind the Jam and what makes it so unique.

1 year ago
Issue 69

Ryan Osmond took a chance, ditched his tedious job, and followed his dreams. Now, his backyard is the REAL Watersports slick, and his day-to-day has him creating photos and videos with the best riders in the sport. Get to know this British/American media producer who is equal parts talent, dedication and hard work.

1 year ago
Issue 68

In our continuing how to ride feature we look at the intricacies of riding a small flat water spot like Safety Bay. If everyone plays nice hundreds of kiters can have a great time in a small spot. However, it only takes one person to turn the spot on its head and make it dangerous for everyone. Don’t be that guy or gal, read Colleen’s piece and make yourself a better more considerate rider wherever you kite!

1 year ago
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