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Riding type: Snowkite
Year: 2012
Brand: Ikon
Size: 04m, 06m, 08m, 10m, 12m
Type: Foil
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Landboard or Snowkite foil

Designers Goals

The 4m Micro is the smallest depower foil in the range. Ideal to get people into their first piloting, you will have fun with maximum safety. It gives you the feeling of the large kite and allow beginners to experience how it works! This size is perfect for kite skating, mountainboarding or buggy riding! Expert riders will also enjoy the thrill in high wind.

The 6m Kook has a multipurpose design: If you are new to the sport, the kite has been designed for riders who don’t want to be dragged by their kite, or for the experienced rider in strong winds. The Kook has everything you want: stable, light, quick, easy and safe to fly!

The 8m Lazy is the big sister of the Kook, designed for beginners in light wind to experienced rider. The Lazy is stable, light and powerful. It’s perfect for back country riding!

 The 10m Patrol is the perfect kite for cruising on a beautiful snowkite day. The bar pressure offered will give you a confortable ride. The kite will pull you for miles and you wil have memorable sessions.

When it comes to light wind riding, the concept is totally different. The 12m Rafale has been specially designed with a fine recipe which allows you to ride in really light conditions. A good combination between structure, number of cells, cell diagonals, bridles system, and overall weight is essential to get the best results. Why wait? Enjoy light wind riding!

Windrange

snowkite windrange ikon

Bar

snowkite bar ikonA 45cm Snowbar comes with the Micro and the Kook. The Lazy, Patrol and Rafale come with a 55cm bar. Ikon has identified and designed all the features needed in the Snowbar. The bar is simple, the features are easy to find, the front-line safety system is incorporated to the strap and has an under-the-bar safety line release. The main quick release is simple and efficient. Simplicity is crucial when it comes to safety.

Details:

Riding type: Snowkite
Year: 2012
Brand: Ikon
Size: 04m, 06m, 08m, 10m, 12m
Type: Foil
One pump: No
Bridles: Yes
Number of struts: No struts
Colours: Various
Line length: n.a.
Bar length: 45cm-55cm
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Strap
Safety: Push
Swivel: n.a.
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: Yes

There are 5 reviews on this product:

IKON 10m
Name:
Daa 
Weight:
65kg 
Riding style:
allround  
Years of experience:
Personal page:
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 10 knots up to 25
Number of test sessions:
Kite size:
10m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
up wind
 
HardEasy
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
lift
 
GradualExplosive
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
kitefinder.com - 02.07.2012 at 11:24 hour
Comments:
I realy like the power it gives with great bar pressure and durability  
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IKON 12m
Name:
Zebulon Jakub 
Weight:
150 
Riding style:
allround, big-air, unhooked  
Years of experience:
18 
Personal page:
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 4 knots up to 23
Number of test sessions:
35? 
Kite size:
12m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
safety system
 
DifficultEasy
kite relaunch
 
DifficultEasy
boost
 
SoftStrong
up wind
 
HardEasy
kite feedback
 
MinimalGreat
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
lift
 
GradualExplosive
bar pressure
 
HeavyLight
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
drift
 
HardSoft
glide phase
 
ShortLong
high end
 
Small rangeLarge range
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
kitefinder.com - 23.06.2012 at 20:05 hour
Comments:
Besides the Patrol 10m the Rafael is by far the most enjoyable fun kite to be piloting!
It is a small light wind machine that will fly fairly powered in all but the lightest of winds.
The 12m all around is a kite that feels reliable, smooth, easy to fly as in it is predictable, and it tends to bring you back to the ground quite softly. For the size(12m) and as a foil, this kite certainly had a quick turn and definetly allows for strong kite loops and great hang time. It is a true foil with a ton of grunt.
I really have found the design and color scheme to fit my riding style... Typical on ski/snowboard or mountain board looking for air.
It looks awesome awesome black....with white tips and certainly stands out from everything else out there! 
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IKON 10m
Name:
Zebulon Jakub 
Weight:
150 
Riding style:
allround, big-air, unhooked  
Years of experience:
18 
Personal page:
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 10 knots up to 25
Number of test sessions:
25? 
Kite size:
10m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
safety system
 
DifficultEasy
boost
 
SoftStrong
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
bar pressure
 
HeavyLight
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
kite relaunch
 
DifficultEasy
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
lift
 
GradualExplosive
high end
 
Small rangeLarge range
durability
 
ShortLong
glide phase
 
ShortLong
kitefinder.com - 23.06.2012 at 19:54 hour
Comments:
The patrol is my go to kite unless the winds are light.

It is one of the best unhooked flying foils I've ever flown and jumped with making new tricks that require unhookingvetc easier.
One really hard crash needed a small repair on the trailing edge but it was less damage then I expected as I watched a friend crash both himself hard and then the kite to follow even harder leading edge into the ground.
This is a great high performance foil that is going to give every snow kite out yhere( or foil for that matter) a real run for their money!

Awesome kite! I'm so very pleased with the patrol! 
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IKON 08m
Name:
Zebulon Jakub 
Weight:
150 
Riding style:
allround, big-air, unhooked  
Years of experience:
18 
Personal page:
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 12 knots up to 34
Number of test sessions:
15 
Kite size:
08m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
up wind
 
HardEasy
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
price quality
 
PoorGreat
safety system
 
DifficultEasy
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
kite relaunch
 
DifficultEasy
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
user friendly
 
PoorGreat
durability
 
ShortLong
boost
 
SoftStrong
kite feedback
 
MinimalGreat
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
lift
 
GradualExplosive
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
kitefinder.com - 23.06.2012 at 19:45 hour
Comments:
Overall the kite/ bar/ and backpack are a great collection.

The kite packs small, takes minutes to set up and fly/ relaunch, and has a very very user friendly feel when flying.
As the kite gets more use.... The durability shall be better assessed. Yet this far it seems pretty good as I have many students learn with this size kite with great success, many crashes, and one small repair so far. 
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IKON 12m
Name:
Jérôme IKON 
Weight:
74 kg 
Riding style:
allround, wave  
Years of experience:
Personal page:
Tested Wind Conditions:
From 8 knots up to 15
Number of test sessions:
60 ! 
Kite size:
12m 
Most remarkable characteristics:
price quality
 
PoorGreat
windrange
 
LimitedWide
kite stability
 
UnstableStable
kite feedback
 
MinimalGreat
bar pressure
 
HeavyLight
kite reaction
 
SlowQuick
low end
 
Small rangeLarge range
up wind
 
HardEasy
sweet spot
 
ShortLong
total depower
 
Some pressureTotal depower
lift
 
GradualExplosive
slack line steering
 
SlowQuick
kitefinder.com - 23.06.2012 at 09:51 hour
Comments:
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