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North Evo 2010 Kite Review

Sizes: 14m  12m  8m  10m  9m  7m  6m  5m
Kite Type: Delta
Best For: Freestyle  Freeride
Brand: North

Control Bar

North’s 5th Element Trust Bar has three key elements to offer: safety, reliability, and user friendliness. This is the fifth year that the good people at North have been tinkering with the 5th Element control bar and it shows. The Trust Bar is now one of the most effective and trustworthy bars out there. It is a bar that any rider, from novice to pro, will enjoy using.

5th Element Trust Bar features:

  • Iron Heart III
  • Double de-power line
  • Sliding stopper and stopper ball
  • Vario Cleat
  • Micro Loop is no longer an integrated feature

5m – 22 to 40 knots
6m – 20 to 38 knots
7m – 18 to 35 knots
8m – 16 to 33 knots
9m – 15 to 31 knots
10m – 14 to 28 knots
12m – 12 to 26 knots
14m – 11 to 23 knots

Please note that the wind ranges are meant only as a reference guide. Actual wind ranges may vary according to your body weight and ability level, and according to water conditions, board size, and riding style. You should always use common sense and your personal experience when selecting a kite size. If you don’t know what kite size to use, talk to other riders and see what they’re using on the water.