Ride Engine

Ride Engine

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Tools of the day for Coleman Buckley.
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Ride Engine /// 2019: For the stealthier shredder the #PrimeShell Series "Coast" has become the obvious choice. Reserved colors & advance tech.
Photo: Andre Magarao

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Ride Engine /// 2019: Benardo Barros blasting out of a sea of green in the Pacific Mist #primeshell series.

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Ride Engine /// 2019: Even Carlos Mario uses some impact protection when he is going this big. the #empax vest gives you the comfort and performance you need when sending it. #protectyaneck
Photos: Andre Magarao

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Ride Engine /// 2019: Our secondary office has just as many shells as our primary office. #moreshellsthanthebeach #ridewhatyoucant #befoRE

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Ride Engine /// 2019: The Start of a session... no better feeling. Get out there this weekend! #PrimeShell Carlos Mario
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Ride Engine /// 2019: Karolina Winkowska details why the #rideengine harness has changed her life and become her favorite harness ever.
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Ride Engine /// 2019: Karolina Winkowska speed turns in the #eliteseries Carbon Infrared. #ridewhatyoucant
Photo: Mo Lelii

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 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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47 Riders Register at GKA Freestyle World Cup in Leucate! Almost four months since the unique amalgamation of the GKA Air Games World Tour and the…

2 days ago | 02:52

Check out Liquid Force shredder Aymeric Martin's Triple-S Wildcard entry video, right here!

5 days ago | 0:59

Check out this year's invited riders line up! From the June 1st - 7th 2019, they will compete on slider and kicker features in the…

2 weeks ago | 3:48

#rememberwhen Slingshot unleashed the 2016 RPM? What better way to show it at its peak performance than with Brazilian ripper Carlos Mario. What a machine!…

3 weeks ago | 4:16

With the snowkite season coming to an end, Lolo BSD is spending as much time as possible shredding it in the Serre Chevalier Briançon! Enjoy his…

1 month ago | 03:50

SO CLOSE! Undoubtedly one of the most memorable experiences any kiteboarder could ask for, #rememberwhen Sam Light got to kiteboard with whales - watch this!

1 month ago | 5:14

Pippa van Iersel first vlog is out NOW! Watch this, as she hits the water with Stefan Spiessberger, Youri Zoon, Paul Serin and Nino Liboni and Victor…

1 month ago | 4:5

Sam Light just dropped VLOG #17, check out these unreleased freestyle clips from his trip down under! Kitesurfing in Perth, Australia earlier this year. I wanted…

2 months ago | 6:34

Lolo BSD has done it once again and got us all jealous with his latest video from his home spot in Serre Chevalier Vallée! Enjoy!

2 months ago | 5:59

Karolina Winkowska just dropped her latest vlog from Eastern Australia, and in this episode, she shares her kiteboarding experience during Cyclone Oma. Karolina talks us…

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Just in case you missed all the action - A little mashup from day 1 of the 2019 Red Bull King of the Air!

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2019 presents a huge year of world-class international competition for both the established Kite-Surf (wave & strapless freestyle) and the newly aligned Freestyle World Tours. Click here for…

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!

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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!

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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!

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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!

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Spoiler Alert: Kevin Langeree is the 2018 Red Bull King of the Air champion! However, it’s 2018, and the news about Kevin’s victory has already saturated the web. We go beyond a simple event recap, unpacking the drama and examining the factors that make Red Bull King of the Air the best day on the calendar for kiteboarding fans around the planet.

1 year ago
Issue 67

We’ve got more 2018 equipment being put through its paces this issue, gear from Slingshot, F-One, Naish, Ozone, RRD, North, Cabrinha and Ocean Rodeo gets featured!

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