So most of us by now have seen the 2017 North Clicker Bar, and the infamous 2016 Year of the $1000 Kite Bar discussion. Well it seems like North isn't the only one planning on an integrated bar for 2017 and beyond, we've stumbled over some more Patent Information that also opens a separate topic of "peak kiteboarding," a bit like "peak oil." Here's some info regarding Ocean Rodeo, BEST, North and Spleene's future bar designs.
Ocean Rodeo Adjustable Kiteboarding Bar
Patent Info & Design: https://www.google.com/patents/WO2013140329A2
BEST Kiteboarding Adjustable Kiteboarding Bar
Patent Info & Design: https://www.google.com/patents/US8398030
North Kiteboarding 2017 Click/Clicker Bar
Patent Info & Design: https://www.google.com/patents/US8573540
Spleene Kiteboarding "Bar of the Future"
PDF Info: http://spleene-kiteboarding.com/pics/Spleene/bar-of-the-future.pdf