WHAT DOES IT DO?
The Storm 3 bar is a refinement on last year's leashless system. Once the release is pulled the rider is leashed by the chicken loop via one of the front lines.
WHAT HAPPENS WHEN YOU RELEASE?
The release is on a toggle on the de-power system. Pulling on the toggle releases a pin system that sets the bar free to ride up one of the front lines.
DOES IT WORK?
It's a good system that releases really well. You may need about three hands to put the thing back together in the water, but at least you'll be alive to try! It works brilliantly, it's leashless, the lines untwist easily and the release works without endangering other people.
CAN YOU RETRO-FIT IT TO ANY BAR?
Yes, you'll probably have to get your local shop to adjust your line lengths, though. But it should fit any standard four-line kite.
Flexifoil Storm 3 bar (Appeared in Kiteworld in Sept/Oct 2004: Issue #11 - bar test)
Flexifoil Storm 3 Bar (2004)
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