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Riding type: Freeride/Allround
Year: 2011
Brand: Griffin kites
Size: 07m, 09m, 10.5m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
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High performance 6strut, hybrid SLE kite

Designers goals

The 2011 Griffin Kite is the 5th generation higher aspect, 6strut, hybrid bridled kite.
The Griffin 2011 is ideal for strong to lighter winds, massive jumps, great freeriding, massive windrange.

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.
  • Designed to handle gusty conditions exceptionally.
  • Single Point Inflation.
  • Optimised leading edge for even more top end,
  • 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.

Bar

griffin bar 2011Griffin Kiteboarding has updated their bar for 2011 with a new push away release amongst many other changes. The new chicken loopand release setup is a welcome upgrade, now using a metal Ronstan racing cleat and a push away sheath around the cleat. Safety is through the bar attaching to a stainless ring inside the chicken loop, when releasing the safety you can configure the bar to a single flag out line or dual front line.

Details:

Riding type: Freeride/Allround
Year: 2011
Brand: Griffin kites
Size: 07m, 09m, 10.5m, 12m, 14m, 16m
Type: SLE
One pump: Yes
Bridles: Yes
Number of struts: 4
Colours: Various
Line length: depends on kite size
Bar length: Depends on kite size
Bar: 4 lines
Depower: Clamcleat
Safety: Push
Swivel: Yes
Variable bar length: No
Oh shit handles: Yes

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