Tag Archives: traction

Issue 33: Extremes

I’m a creature of extremes. Most of my kite flying happens either indoors or while riding a buggy. I went through the dual and quad-line competition scene for a few years but found it to be too subjective for my taste. I even spent a few years on the American Kite Flyers’ (AKA) Sport Kite […]

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Issue 5: Kite History 101

MOVING ALONG! George Pocock and the Beginnings of Modern Traction Kiting. One of the more athletic and daring aspects of the modern kite scene is the emergence of kite powered buggying as a means of combining the pull of dual and quad line power kites with wheeled vehicles. Peter Lynn’s tricycle buggies, first seriously marketed […]

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Issue 2: View from the Rear

Buggies – A Novice’s Odyssey Things I learned in my rookie year as a buggy pilot. Many of you out there are probably a lot like me; you love flying kites but have never had the chance to try buggying. You skip over every thread on the subject of buggying and traction kites in the […]

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