Peter Lynn Lynx 2015 Depower Kite >>
Peter Lynn Lynx 5m -Red / Blue:
Peter Lynn Lynx 7m -- Lime / Teal:
Peter Lynn Lynx 9m - Teal / Orange:
Peter Lynn Lynx 11m - Teal / Purple:
The Peter Lynn Lynx 2015 depower foil is your ticket to endless snowkite, landboarding and buggying sessions. It's forgiving nature and ease of use makes it the perfect depower kite for riders of all skill levels whether you are starting into the world of depower or need a storm force kite to make your kiting easier.
Kiters just starting out will appreciate the kites smooth and constant power delivery and superb stability. Intermediate riders will enjoy the kite’s acceleration and excellent response through the control bar and even advanced riders will be amazed by the kite’s performance in more challenging conditions.
The Peter Lynn Lynx 2015 is rigged with incredibly strong and safe frictionless Ronstan® Orbit block pulleys, a comfortable self landing handle and a flag out safety system that keeps you safe in emergency situations.
The Lynx has been developed with the highest quality materials and state of the art production techniques as an “all-round” cruising kite that will have you riding comfortably for hours on end.
Peter Lynn’s famous stability paired with a perfectly balanced Aspect Ratio results in a kite that is easy to control yet agile enough to keep you smiling for many sessions to come.
From your first lessons on the snow to learning how to jump, freeriding and unhooked freestyling, the Peter Lynn Lynx 2015 does it all!
Peter Lynn Magnet 5-Line Control Bar:
The Peter Lynn Lynx comes with the new Peter Lynn Magnet control system that is optimized for use in snow, while not compromising its suitability and ease of use for any other kite activity. Based upon the proven Navigator bar, this system ensures functionality and safety at the highest level of performance.
Peter Lynn Lynx features include:
The Peter Lynn Lynx is available as kite only (with bag) or ready to fly complete with:
Lynn Lynx -
Rider weight range from 40kg to 75kg, Wind range depends on rider ability.
Rider weight range from 50kg to 90kg, Wind
range depends on the rider ability.
Lynn Lynx -
Depower Control Bar
Peter Lynn Magnet
2015 5-Line Control-Snow Bar System:
The Peter Lynn Magnet 5-Line Control bar is based upon the Navigator Control bar but with a few changes making it more suitable for the harsher conditions often encountered when snowkiting.
The tapered bar is fitted with extra grippy, color coded EVA foam making it easy to operate with gloves on, the finger grip ensures a comfortable grip when riding without gloves. The Magnet is fitted with the same high quality stainless steel centerpiece for smooth bar action.
Bar System Features:
It was a choice between either a board or a bigger kite, I decided on bigger kite!
Yesterday I looked out at the trees blowing about quite badly as the kite arrived and thought it would just be suicide to take a 9m out in that wind with a total kite experience of 5 flights with a 2.5m Rage. Today the wind was forecast low in the early morning, picking up midday with 35mph gusts so I thought I would get out early before it gets too bad and get half an hour or so trial at least.
I got to the field and unpacked everything, the first look of the size of the thing scared me to death! I got everything connected, as I say I am a complete novice and this is the first time I have seen a control bar or depower kite but the instructions were clear and to the point making it a painless affair. Put the harness on, connect up safety leash, hook onto the harness spreader bar, release brake and gave it a tug.
I was under the impression that a 9m kite would fly in the breeze from a butterfly's wings but it would seem that really it needs just as much as the 2.5m to get started. With a bit more puff in the sails it turned MUCH better, I could turn on low power now and power turning was near on a penny. I was now scudding across the field as well, not a few feet, about 30 feet at a time, talk about a buzz!
At first it was a bit scary but very quickly I realised it was actually very easy to keep balance and slide around like an ice skater. The wind continued to increase, and started to get quite gusty, then it happened, rather than scudding across the field I found myself with no connection to the ground at all, but then I was back on the ground and my heart regained a beat. Another gust and it happened again, this time I was ready for it, and again, then I found myself deliberately powering up to try an make it happen! Just one week after the first ever flight of a 'proper' kite I was leaping probably 5 to 10 feet dangling off a monster kite, entertainment just does not get better than this!
I do not know anything much about kites, I can't really even say if it is a good kite or not as I have almost nothing to compare it to, what I can say is at 7am I was frightened to death of the thing and now at 11:50am I absolutely love it. With a good breeze it turns in less than its own width, the control bar is pretty good as far as I can tell and it picks me up off the ground!
I have to admit the unbelievably low price was what attracted me to the kite in the first instance but all the reviews I could find seemed to describe something which was better than the price seemed to indicate so I bought it and I am absolutely over the moon with it, it pulls like a tractor and is lovely and stable in the air, clearly it is a great kite for someone just entering the sport and I suspect in the hands of an expert it will perform magic I have yet to witness.
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