Show Posts

This section allows you to view all posts made by this member. Note that you can only see posts made in areas you currently have access to.


Messages - Kwolfe

Pages: 1 ... 3 4 [5] 6 7 ... 9
61
SUP General / Re: Surfski Racks (car and garage)
« on: August 03, 2018, 06:08:36 AM »
Those are Goodboy racks on that CRV.  I have a set (looking to get another) and they are great.  I've paddled near Phili with the guy who makes them and you could meet a nicer person.  I can barrel down the highway 75-80 and my ski or OC1 is perfectly stable.

I got a set of J hangers when with my first ski.  They work well but For the money, I use shelf brackets from Homedepot with a pool noodle (the thick ones) wrapped and tapped over it.  Probably $10 for each boat that way.  Mine are on my fence so I use a set of bungee to keep the wind from blowing them off (garage is only 19ft, grrrrr!)

62
SUP General / Re: Sitting (OC1, surfski) vs. Standing (SUP)
« on: July 30, 2018, 09:28:40 AM »
In the first year, it was just the V8 and SUP.  Then in year two came the OC1.  Once I got that, the SUP started seeing much less time.  These days, I paddle my V14 3 out of 5 times.  I tore my achilles this spring so my SUP hasn't touched the water yet.

I hear the V8 Pro is damn near the same as the v10 sport.  I would try a V10 if you can find one to demo.  Its similar in stability to my 550.  The biggest thing I found when getting into a more advanced ski was the lack of primary stability.  You need to get used to the looseness/twitch that you don't get with a more stable ski.  Once you understand the boats behavior, the rest falls in line.

63
SUP General / Re: Sitting (OC1, surfski) vs. Standing (SUP)
« on: July 30, 2018, 08:26:38 AM »
ukgm,
I paddle about 5 times per week, about 5-6 miles per session.  Never kayaked before it.  I've had two V14s actually.  The first attempt after a year of surfski was definitely challenging.  Since that one, I've owned a Stellar SEL (sold it) and a Nelo 550 which I still have for rougher days. 

Those other skis taught me a lot about balance and staying centered.  Now on my second V14, I feel relaxed and very comfortable on the water.

64
SUP General / Re: Sitting (OC1, surfski) vs. Standing (SUP)
« on: July 27, 2018, 07:27:44 AM »
Funny but I'm a bit of the opposite.  I started with SUP (naish glide)  and then got a surfk ski (Epic v8) and then and OC1 (Scorpius).

Fast forward two years later, here is my quiver:
Epic V14 (surfski)
Nelo 550 (surfski)
Antares (OC1)
2014 Starboard Allstar
I'm landlocked so usually speed is what keeps my occupied.  My SUP sees the least lake time out of all of them.  My V14 is my go to ski unless weather is bad.  I love my OC1.  I can grind out mile after mile on it and enjoy ever moment.  My SUP only comes out after I have clocked miles on the other two.

The speed out of a ski is just unmatched by the SUP.  I can easy chug along for 6-10 miles at 7mph.

65
SUP Safety / Re: Buckles Sometimes Break
« on: May 29, 2018, 08:38:06 AM »
Funny but thats how I've seen lots of people suggest you strap down a board.  I do it the same way however since I bought my straps in a pair, I double strap it just in case one fails.  Doesn't take anymore time (loop them at the same time).

The issue with using one per rack is, what if the front one fails?  your board is going to catch the oncoming wind and go crazy. 

66
Downwind and Racing / Re: Careful: we need new blood
« on: May 01, 2018, 09:39:43 AM »
kayadogg,
I second that.  I started SUP for a year, the surfski, then OC1.  I have to admit, that my Allstar doesn't see near the water time that my ski or OC1 do.  I paddle flat water and small river downwind and the speed of the ski and OC1 are really addictive. 

Plus, you can paddle them much easier into the wind see as you are making your self into a giant wind sail by standing up!

67
nothing rhymes with happy husband.

Does "who gives a shit" ryhm?  :o

And that's a damn nice place you've got.  In the area you are looking at, you could have a very nice home for a small fraction of that.  My retirement plan is the 10 year younger woman I'm about to marry.  Unfortunately my house is worth about 1/9 of yours.


68
Training, Diet, and Fitness / Re: Gains after a plateau?
« on: August 03, 2017, 08:39:59 AM »
I guess it really depends on where you are all with all the above.  When I started surfsking, I had an Epic V8 (novice ski, I still have it for winter paddling).  Within a year or so I moved up to an elite ski.  Balance aside, I'm flat out fast in that boat cause it's slimmer and designed for speed.

The same can be said for SUP.  I started with a Naish Glide and now have a SB Allstar.  I'm faster in the SB just because of the design.

If you have a fast SUP and good technique, you may simply need to switch up your training.  Throw in some weights,  interval training which includes 1/4 sprints and running.  Problem is, we never seem to get an two nailed down so well that it only leaves the third to work on. 

69
Training, Diet, and Fitness / Re: Squat Magic
« on: June 29, 2017, 09:25:27 AM »
Thats better than watching girls use the "shake weight"!  I'm sold.

And yes Pono, some of those ladies looked like they were reeeaaaally enjoying their exercise.


70
Classifieds / Re: Starboard 14' Touring SUP
« on: June 02, 2017, 05:24:21 AM »
Wish you lived closer.  My girlfriend is looking to start SUP.  I'm in PA though

71
Gear Talk / Re: Scuba Jet
« on: June 01, 2017, 11:58:26 AM »
And you're supposed to only cross the street at crosswalks. Electric bikes can only have 750 watts on the street. The speed limit is 55.

Supposed to drive the speed limit also.  Just pretend you are paddling.  People will think your an animal!

72
SUP General / Re: Paddling with Leatherback Turtles
« on: May 24, 2017, 10:17:50 AM »
Very cool!  Thanks for that.

73
Gear Talk / Re: Hulu vs Shaka Puu vs Methane
« on: May 24, 2017, 10:13:45 AM »
I've been hemming and hawing over this one but a post on craigslist came up the other day and I am now going to be the owner of a Ke Nalu Maliko.  Its the xtuf blade and xtuf S shaft.  Comes with the extended handle and a spare shaft which is shorter (can use for my girlfriend.  In the end, it costed me the same as the Hulu would have and I get the bonus of the adjustment and extra shaft.  Plus I get to try Ke Nalu.  I already have a Kialoa Nehu and Quickblade for my OC1 paddles.  Would be great to complete the trifecta.  And the xtuf only costs me about 2 ounces (still gotta be lighter than my current noname).

I wonder if I could transplant my Nehu on to a longer SUP shaft?  It's on a straight shaft now and I like the double bend on my quickblade better. 


74
Classifieds / Re: Crazy good deal on C.L. in SoCal
« on: May 24, 2017, 10:02:04 AM »
My vote is divorce sale and he doesn't know it!  Poor bastard

The decor is the giveaway

75
Gear Talk / Re: Hulu vs Shaka Puu vs Methane
« on: May 19, 2017, 05:01:26 AM »
Think I might go with the Shaka Puu.  Sounds like a good all around blade.  Plus its $40 cheaper! :o

My SUP is my fun "boat".  When I want to really crank out the miles, I usually grab for my OC1 or surfski these days.  The SUP is just relaxing.

Pages: 1 ... 3 4 [5] 6 7 ... 9

* Recent Posts

post Re: Futuristic foiling.
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Badger
Today at 05:20:42 AM
post Re: Futuristic foiling.
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Dave B
Today at 05:19:08 AM
post Futuristic foiling.
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
DavidJohn
Today at 04:34:35 AM
post Re: What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Solent Foiler
December 08, 2021, 11:29:10 PM
post Re: Axis 890 BSC
[Classifieds]
Vancouver_foiler
December 08, 2021, 10:28:39 PM
post Re: Foil SUP with the Kalama Performance E3 Downwinder boards?
[Foil SUP]
808sup
December 08, 2021, 08:48:50 PM
post Re: What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
surfcowboy
December 08, 2021, 07:57:44 PM
post Re: What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Dwight (DW)
December 08, 2021, 06:33:20 PM
post Re: Foildrive motor
[Foil SUP]
juandesooka
December 08, 2021, 05:36:09 PM
post Re: What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
burchas
December 08, 2021, 05:01:28 PM
post Re: Reedin Super wing
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Fishman
December 08, 2021, 04:18:29 PM
post Re: Reedin Super wing
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Oldmansurf
December 08, 2021, 03:38:43 PM
post Re: Reedin Super wing
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
burchas
December 08, 2021, 02:43:23 PM
post Re: Getting ejected out the front door...
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Solent Foiler
December 08, 2021, 01:58:51 PM
post Re: What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Dwight (DW)
December 08, 2021, 01:49:28 PM

* Recent Topics

topic Futuristic foiling.
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Badger
Today at 05:20:42 AM
topic What makes a quiver?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Solent Foiler
December 08, 2021, 11:29:10 PM
topic Axis 890 BSC
[Classifieds]
Vancouver_foiler
December 08, 2021, 10:28:39 PM
topic Foil SUP with the Kalama Performance E3 Downwinder boards?
[Foil SUP]
808sup
December 08, 2021, 08:48:50 PM
topic Foildrive motor
[Foil SUP]
juandesooka
December 08, 2021, 05:36:09 PM
topic Reedin Super wing
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Fishman
December 08, 2021, 04:18:29 PM
topic Getting ejected out the front door...
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Solent Foiler
December 08, 2021, 01:58:51 PM
topic Winter winging gloves?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
lakemichiganwingfoiler
December 08, 2021, 07:20:05 AM
topic Wells Harbor, Maine anyone?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
Badger
December 08, 2021, 06:23:55 AM
topic Cancun foiling? Mast length?
[Travel, Trips, Destinations]
surfcowboy
December 07, 2021, 07:40:50 PM
topic Zeeko YPSILON V2 6m wing in like new condition.
[Classifieds]
kitesurferro
December 07, 2021, 02:52:11 PM
topic AXIS foundation foil set...
[Classifieds]
Wetstuff
December 07, 2021, 12:44:50 PM
topic Kenalu Maliko with bag
[Classifieds]
Kwolfe
December 07, 2021, 09:12:29 AM
topic FS: Amundson Johno sup foil board / Armstrong Foil
[Classifieds]
OCD
December 07, 2021, 06:43:18 AM
topic Drysuit anyone?
[Wingsurfing, Windfoiling, Wingfoiling, Wing SUP]
SUPeter
December 07, 2021, 05:34:56 AM
SimplePortal 2.3.7 © 2008-2021, SimplePortal