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Issue 72: REVisions – Odds and ends!

Are you ready for it? It’s nearly here!  A mere 3 weeks from this issue and Summer is upon us once more. This is easily my favorite season of the year, and as usual, I’ll fill it up with flying at various festivals over the next few months including a trip to Brookings in mid […]

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Issue 72: Kite and Bike Dreamtour VI

Well, as I am sitting, preparing this years tour, in my thoughts I am reminiscing on the past 12 years and the beginning of the KITE AND BIKE DREAMTOURS. Back in 1995 I was sitting in my kiteshop, restless as always, thinking of some new adventures and I had this “vision” of a kite and bike […]

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Issue 72: Buggy Newz

Pembrey Beach, South Wales The Parakart Association National Race Series 2010 continued with Round 3 being held on Pembrey beach, South Wales this weekend 15/16th May. These results were unfortunatly not available as I prepared this article, but the racing is really hotting up in the Masters group between Peter Lynn (Vapour) and PKD (Combat) […]

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Issue 72: Featured Store – Midwest Kites

Each month we’ll be featuring one of the fine retailers who have been so supportive of Kitelife and other areas of the kiting community…The retailers you’ll find here are established, proven vendors. Midwest Kites PO Box 3735 Davenport, IA 52808 Phone: 563-823-8337 Hours of operation: 9am – 6pm CST   Monday – Saturday Closed Sunday […]

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Issue 72: Maryland International Kite Expo

Every once in a while, real life and this thing called a “Monday to Friday Job” interfere with my ability to hit every single festival known to mankind. It’s annoying to say the least but, it’s reality for many of us. You simply can not do them all. Last year, this was the case with […]

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Issue 72: Great Lakes Kite Festival

When you end up writing a lot of articles involving trips to festivals (by choice, I’ll add…) sometimes you stare at a blank document in Word and draw a blank. I’ve found there’s ways to minimize this. One handy one is to try and at least write some notes, lest you end up 6 weeks […]

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Issue 72: Lincoln City Indoor Kite Festival

Well, we’re back at it. Off to Lincoln City, OR again… Since it’s the end of March and it’s still in the middle of winter, the Eastern half of the country is beset by all that late-winter snow and ice – so we’re off for a weekend to go flying INDOORS… at the Lincoln City […]

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Issue 72: Rockaway Beach Kite Festival

How about a GREAT Kite-Fest at Rockaway Beach? All right… so clue me in. Where in the world is Rockaway Beach? And has anybody actually been there? Well, that was my thoughts precisely too – before I’d been there. And you gotta read this one all the way to the end to see if I’m […]

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Issue 72: Festival Elevando Cometas y Volantines

Flying to raise hopes after earthquake (Haga clic aquí para leer este artículo en español) Hi friends, it’s me from La Serena, Chile … Wow! You are wandering why? Because, to participate at a particular Kite Festival. The Festival which the target was helps Chilean victims of earthquake … Yes! Sport kites Can Help … […]

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Issue 72: Isla Blanca Festival

It was the 2nd Annual Festival de Papalotes in Isla Blanca, Mexico.  Now, I’ve been to a few kite festivals first-year events where there are maybe 10 people and somebody’s car radio, before they grow to such popularity that the participants soon outgrow their banquet rooms.  This festival appears to be headed that way.  Only […]

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