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  1. GOT KITE!

    Very cool. Like I have said numerous times before, "whatever it takes to put a smile on your face while you are on the end of some kite strings." For me getting moving under kite power is what makes me happy. I live just south of where you were, between Monroe, Duvall and Woodinville. I also make it to the Washington coast multiple times during the summer. I also attend a get together in Oregon at sunset beach. It's a fun gathering of mainly buggy riders and blokart riders on extended labor day and memorial day weekends. Here is a link to the link on PKF, http://www.powerkiteforum.com/viewthread.php?tid=34367 . We have people come down from Canada and this year some people are coming from Utah. It's good beach buggy time and nearby camping and food. If you need some people to ride with, come on up.
  2. GOT KITE!

    Im not in your area. Im up in Washington state. But I can understand, it's always nice to share the wind with somebody. Hopefully someone will speak up from your area. I like the innovation of BMX handlebars and stem on your kite buggy. Is it a home brewed buggy? Any more pictures of it?
  3. GT Buggy on New York south shores

    Blitzhound contacted me and said that he is not using the narrow ties. He set his buggy up on 3.5" tires. http://www.powerkiteforum.com/viewthread.php?tid=32446#pid326565
  4. GT Buggy on New York south shores

    I apologize, I did not know about the differences. It looks like some searching and learning is in my near future.
  5. GT Buggy on New York south shores

    On the power kite forum "blitzhound" recently set up his MG cruiser on lenticular wheels for a trip to the Alvord dry lake bed in south eastern Oregon. I believe he also tried them on the beach and they did not work in the soft sand, (dug in like barrows).
  6. IBX 2018 Born-Kite Style!

    Great video. Its good to see some people's footage of IBX this year. I wish I had made the time... It's amazing the long reaches that you can do on a dry lake bed vs a beach with less than optimal wind directions. I'm hoping to make it to Oregon's dry lake bed (Alvord) sometime this summer to try out some playa.
  7. Kite and buggy storage

    At home I use kayak lifts from my 10 foot garage ceiling and lift them flat up. I hook onto the fork crown and the rear axle and hoist them up to the ceiling. https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B001EUL2DO/ref=mp_s_a_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1520205406&sr=8-4&pi=AC_SX236_SY340_FMwebp_QL65&keywords=kayak+lift&dpPl=1&dpID=31IsVNf1yiL&ref=plSrch One other way I have held them is vertically from a wall and the rear axle. I took normal bicycle hooks, cut the threads off and added material to make them long enough to get from the wall studs and out to the axle.
  8. Kite Buggy Wanted asap

    Would it be possible to either get the parts from Peter Lynn or a kite shop. Or you could purchase the proper sized threaded running rod and cut it to length. Add nylock nuts. You may also need to cut some tubing for the axle spacers.
  9. GT-Race Buggies

    That's what i imagined, very cool. The lower disk is about half the thickness of the main crown and there is also a smaller disk at the lower bearing also?
  10. NEW PRICES FOR KITES AND BUGGY

    Agreed, have fun.
  11. NEW PRICES FOR KITES AND BUGGY

    Ordering by number sounds like a fast food combo or a Chinese food order.
  12. GT-Race Buggies

    I have questions about the fork with the flush bolt. It is a beautifully slick looking design. What diameter is the bolt? Is the top fork crown plate 6mm (1/4" thick)? Is there a smaller diameter washer or cut disk below it that is welded from below? How thick is this lower washer. Do the bearings have reducers? Are there other features that I am missing?
  13. rear mudguards/flaps

    I saw someone with standard barrows who used a section of the bottom of a bucket or plastic drum.
  14. Born-Kite LongStar 2

    I believe this is ocean shores kites. U.S.A., Pacific Ocean, Washington state, Ocean Shores (city). I'm proud to say that this is my "local shop" that started it all for me. Andy, the owner is a good guy. I love that place. It's the best brick and mortar kite shop that I have been into. http://www.oceanshoreskites.com/
  15. Flysurfer Peak 3

    I also saw this video on pkf.
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