RISE???

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Anyone care to shed any light on the new Rise?

Ben

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was wondering that as well….... looks like a supersweet hybride kite


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What are you guys talking about?
Did you find some new OR kite in a shipping container on the beach?


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Hmm,

Well, Im not sure if I have just leaked an OR secret or not, looks like a 5 strut hybrid though. It looks to have a bit more curvature and the new stopper system that the OR guys have just invented.

Sorry if I have ruined any surprises Mr Z. Please tell us more!

Ben Vine

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LOL Would be a dream come trough if i found a lost container of these kites. Damn those RISE kites look super, super, super, SICK!!! 8)


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Still waiting for a response on Diablos. I think I will be the only person in the UK to have the Diablo when I finally get one. Has anyone UK based tried the diablo yet?

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I tried this devil in the Netherlands…....... will report on it soon


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PS about the rise…....

SICK!!

I Guess Benjamin and I are the real OR freaks for finding out about this kite now already ....... LOL

I think mr. Z is in mexico. He will be back next week. Kevin…...? Might be able to tell us more now that our guru JZ is not available.


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In Mex with JZ, and it looks like the cat is already out of the bag.  The Rise is a hybrid somewhere in between the One and the Diablo. It does not offer the massive range of the One, but it flys like a C with the added benefits of SLE depower and safety.  The Rise is not a replacement for the One - they are completely different animals, and we are stoked to add it to the mix in early April.  Stupid easy to fly, incredibly fast turning and direct response.  Feedback on the beach has been phenomenal!

I’m sure you have already noticed the new stopper in the photo. Incredibly easy to adjust on the fly, allowing the rider the option of full sheeting or riding hard against the stopper. This will be standard on all of our SLE bars as of April, in conjunction with the release of the Rise. It will also be available at low cost for easy retro on existing 06 and 07 bars within a month.

Please contact your retailer to preorder the Rise, but don’t be surprised if they have no idea what you are talking about! We intend to do a press release on this kite next week.

Cheers,

Evan

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Well thats all very exciting!!!

Please send a couple of demo sizes over to us uk guys so we can spread the word dude!

I hope the prices will still be highly competative too.

Ben

Nice to see that you guys are constantly developing market leading gear.

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NO please no

More temptation

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Guys, just a quick note. I just did a very detailed posting over on Kite Forum.

For those of you looking for more information cruise there for now to check it out. I will post something similar here tonight when I have a bit more time.

Be aware that the 2007 SLE Bar re-fit kit will be made available very soon. We intend to have it up for sale on the site and through your dealers within the month, of course we will keep the cost to a minimum too…we don’t want to appear to gouge the consumers who most enthusiastically bought the early versions of the 2007 kites or who already had the 2006 line up!

Thank-you to you all for the enthusiasm and stoke you are bringing to this company. It is contagious and is catching on all over the place…the feed back from down here in Ventana is that we are the most exciting brand out there right now. This is entirely due to the stoke you bring to our brand and Crew.

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Looking forward to trying the RISE.

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One other quick note, with regards to Ben’s recent posting about prices.

We have not finalized the prices yet but we expect the Rise will cost either the same or slightly less than the One.

Pre-Order now through your local dealers, the first 12m’s ship April 1-15th with the other sizes coming May 1-15th.

Press release this week!

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Hey John are you guys testing the new 16m one and the 16m Rise, can you give us an update on both of there performances, being a big guy I need to know, I’m leaning towards the rise if this generates grunt.

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Jason,

I will indeed. Right now we only have the 12m Rise’s available for testing (tested in fact) which is why they will be available 1st. We are supposed to have sent to us just before Chinese New Year the 8, 10, 14 and 16m sizes of Rise samples which will lead to us approving them for production and delivery in May.

I will put up blog entries of all the testing and will post our results BUT what I can tell you is this: The Rise has a lower aspect ratio and projected area. This combines to produce a kite that has more “grunt” and immediate power whereas the One generates a ton of power but requires you to build apparent wind speed first.

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