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Riding type: Freeride/Race
Year: 2012
Brand: Griffin kites
Size: 07m, 09m, 10.5m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
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6 strut performance race kite

Designers goals

The 2012 Griffin Kite is the 6th generation higher aspect, 6strut, hybrid bridled kite.
The Griffin 2012 is ideal for strong to lighter winds, massive jumps, great free riding, massive wind range.

Features

  • Incredible upwind performance.
  • One of the largest wind ranges on the market.
  • An ideal high jumping strong wind kite with extra bridled LE support, higher aspect design and 6 struts.
  • Tejin canopy cloth - lighter, less stretch, higher performance and the best canopy cloth available.
  • Triple reinforced and widened valve seals for increased durability at all temperatures
  • Designed to handle gusty conditions exceptionally.
  • Single Point Inflation.
  • Easy water relaunch in medium to strong winds.
  • Tejin canopy cloth - lighter, less stretch and higher performance
  • Optimised bridle design
  • Improved bar feel, turning and wind rage,
  • Optimised leading edge for even more top end,
  • Simple 3 point adjustment system on the kite -
  • Adjust power/depower, turning speed and bar pressure to suit all styles and levels of riding,
  • Dacron trailing edge for extra protection
  • increased curve from strut to strut reinforced with Dacron and tensioned for stealthy turning and kite loops.
  • Reduced paneling - cleaner look, Easy inflate / deflate on LE with ball valves + Single Point Inflation.
  • Faster turning speeds - adjustable to slower for beginners,
  • Power / De-power setting can increase / decrease 'grunt'/power/depower

Bar

griffin kite bar

Details:

Riding type: Freeride/Race
Year: 2012
Brand: Griffin kites
Size: 07m, 09m, 10.5m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
One pump: Yes
Bridles: Yes
Number of struts: 6
Colours: Various
Line length: 25m
Bar length: n.a.
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Clamcleat
Safety: Push
Swivel: n.a.
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: Yes

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