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Riding type: Freeride/New School
Year: 2012
Brand: Cabrinha
Size: 04m, 06m, 07m, 08m, 09m, 10m, 11m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
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Kite Preview

Allround Freeride / Wakestyle SLE kite

Designers goals

The Switchblade has become synonymous with versatility. Its reliability and predictability are two of the reasons why it excels as a performance wakestyle kite as well as an all round freeride kite. The number one choice of Wakestyle riders world wide, the Switchblade delivers a stable source of power which transfers into incredible pop. Once in the air, the kite will steer effortlessly with minimal input from the rider. The Switchblade isexcellent for unhooked or hooked in riding in just about any conditions. If there is one kite that can back up all of the accolades being thrown at it, it's the Switchblade wakestyle, freeride kite.

Features kite

  • 5 Strut Design
  • QuickLink Control System with IDS
  • Effortless Handling
  • Variable Tuning Options
  • New canopy material
  • Sprint

2012 REFINEMENTS:

  • Re-positioned & tuned Bridle
  • Improved balance
  • Lighter feel
  • Custom Tuning creates drastic differences
  • Freeride Setting: Lighter bar pressure
  • Wakestyle Setting: More stable. Requires more impulse to turn

Cabrinha 2012 bar

cabrinha 2012 barThe all new QuickLink™ control system with IDS is all about connections. Without a doubt the most important piece of kiteboarding equipment is a control system with the ability to securely connect and dis-connect on demand. It shatters the status quo and sets an entirely new standard in design. From its functional form to its ergonomic geometry to its proven handling of security, the QuickLink control system raises the bar to a new untouchable height.

  • Ergonomic design
  • Internal Swivel
  • Spinning Leash Connection
  • IDS - Intelligent Depower System
  • 3 Levels of Security
  • Floating BAR ends
  • Flex Grooves
  • Multibore Tubing
  • Wider CENTER hole fitting
  • Recoil
  • Removable security pin

Windrange 

windrange switchblade

Quicklink 2012 bar

The all new QuickLink™ control system with IDS is all about connections. Without a doubt the most important piece of kiteboarding equipment is a control system with the ability to securely connect and dis-connect on demand. It shatters the status quo and sets an entirely new standard in design. From its functional form to its ergonomic geometry to its proven handling of security, the QuickLink control system raises the bar to a new untouchable height.

  • Ergonomic design
  • Internal Swivel
  • Spinning Leash Connection
  • IDS - Intelligent Depower System
  • 3 Levels of Security
  • Floating BAR ends
  • Flex Grooves
  • Multibore Tubing
  • Wider CENTER hole fitting
  • Recoil
  • Removable security pin

Movie Cabrinha Switchblade

Movie Cabrinha Quicklink bar

 

Details:

Riding type: Freeride/New School
Year: 2012
Brand: Cabrinha
Size: 04m, 06m, 07m, 08m, 09m, 10m, 11m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
One pump: Yes
Bridles: Yes
Number of struts: 5
Colours: Various
Bar length: 42cm-48cm-55cm
Line length: 22m
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Strap
Safety: Push
Swivel: Yes
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: No

There are 1 reviews on this product:

Cabrinha Switchblade 2012 10m
Name:
Noe Araujo Fortes Neto 
Weight:
150 lbs 
Riding style:
allround, big-air, unhooked, race  
Years of experience:
Personal page:
Water conditions:
flat, chop  
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 12 knots up to 27
Number of test sessions:
26 
Kite size:
10m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
drift
 
HardSoft
safety system
 
DifficultEasy
lift
 
GradualExplosive
high end
 
Small rangeLarge range
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
bar pressure
 
HeavyLight
kite feedback
 
MinimalGreat
windrange
 
LimitedWide
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
sweet spot
 
ShortLong
kitefinder.com - 05.06.2012 at 14:35 hour
Comments:
because cabrinha is ahead of the curve when it comes to technology 
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