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North Dice 2016

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Created by Adventure Sports Noosa > 9 months ago, 24 Aug 2015
24 Aug 2015 7:29PM
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I've been riding the 2016 Dice 11mtr and 8mtr for 2months now. I've been in light wind 12 knts,, and strong wind 37 knts and pretty much everything in between. I've ridden it in surf and on flat water, on twin tips, surf boards, skim boards and hydro foils, and I've been impressed with its versatility (I will say I liked last years Dice too and just came back from a great session in the surf with my 2016 11mtr in 18 knts).
This years Dice has more bottom end and smoother power delivery, jumps good and floats a bit better, and goes up wind well.
It's not overly responsive to small movements of the bar (handy when a wave is closing out on you, or you stuff up a trick) but it still turns fast when you want it too, even in the bigger size. Bar pressure when ridding is still fairly light and feed back through the bar is good.
I'm 73kgs and like kiting pretty much in every style (not particularily good at any one style). I love the surf (down winders ) but still enjoy flat water too.
I'm a kite instructor and own a shop so some might say I'm bias but hope you find this interesting.

Have fun George

skywalker3d
VIC, 228 posts
24 Aug 2015 8:56PM
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Thanks for the review. Have you used a Park before and if so how does it compare to the dice.

25 Aug 2015 8:14AM
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Yea ive used the Park and i liked it found it needed more wind , but i haven't used the knew one in good conditions,,so i cant realy give you an accurate comparison im hoping to have go on it again when the Naish boys are back here again
Have fun George

skywalker3d
VIC, 228 posts
25 Aug 2015 1:59PM
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Adventure Sports Noosa said..
Yea ive used the Park and i liked it found it needed more wind , but i haven't used the knew one in good conditions,,so i cant realy give you an accurate comparison im hoping to have go on it again when the Naish boys are back here again
Have fun George



Cheers thanks.

NKBAUS
31 posts
25 Aug 2015 4:30PM
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The response, whilst on our #thelocalstour demo tour, have been great regarding the dice.
check it out here.

dazza5172
SA, 311 posts
1 Sep 2015 8:43AM
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For the avid Dice or would be Dice riders this summary and question answer by Ralf Grosel is brilliant in Norths Blogs:


www.northkiteboarding.com/blog/?id=dVBLD1DNDhYgrN4o1QVWxg



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