Sunday, February 5, 2017
Yuge Day! 2 MTB and SnowKite
1pm and TJ at Cass rigging 13 = time to snowkite. I packed early in AM and decided to only bring 12 and not the 9m.... however all the kites look alike and I grabbed the 9 and not the 12... didn't realize this until I was packing the kite at 5pm to leave! Winds were S 10-15 and the lake was powder coated with 1-3" over 80% of surface. Somehow the 9 worked even though I had about dozen times where there were dead holes and the kite fell out of the sky. Got top speed of 24mph and logged over 30 miles in 2.5 hours. Really fun and only one fall trying to jump and spin. Wearing waist harness in place of seat hate the jumping aspect of not sitting down while getting lifted, seat to tight fit in ski clothes. All done by 5pm with legs fully toasted from doing all the work. Alleve and beer, beer, beer.