Ivanpah Dry Lake

Female Dry Lake Bed Record Raised

Congratulations to Tami Fraser yet again for raising her own world female kite buggy dry lake bed record to an impressive 52.40mph /84.32 kmh Hi Carlos, Thanks for continuing to maintain records. On Ivanpah October 1 I finally bumped my playa speed up to 52.4 mph. I was using a PL Vapor 2.7m. Thanks, Tami


My Bugging Days are Over, For Now

It has been a while since I have written a personal log in this blog, and today I have chosen to formally let you know, that I have now officially finished with my kite buggying. I have also stopped completely building buggies. Let me explain the reasons behind these decisions, Firstly building buggies, as you […]




Coming Soon….The Greatest Kite Buggy Event of 2015


Stephan Pops the Question, then Makes Dust on the Playa

Brian Holgate has made a great video of Stephan van Bommels recent visit to Ivanpah dry lake Primm, Nevada. Stephan also used his trip there wisely and popped the question to his girlfriend Fon Custers, congratulations to you both from all the buggying community. Brian captured some great footage of Stephan and Bobby Muse creating dust […]


Ivanpah Buggy Blast 2014

  Ladies and Gentlemen – Start your engines 31.01.2014 Words from Brian Holgate this morning   Well, we have our documents filed and the bank account is set up. The website still needs a little time but just now the wheels are turning. Shirts are also in pre production. Once we put the final touches […]


Ivanpah Buggy Blast – Event Announcement

It gives popeyethewelder.com great pleasure in being able to announce what will become THE KITE BUGGY EVENT to go to….THE event for fun, THE event for friends, The event for laughs, THE event for speed. The Ivanpah Buggy Bash or IB2 has been founded by two of the most respected and passionate US buggiers, Bobby […]


Christi Crawford Partee – The Early Days USA

Some kite buggying History here for you from Christi, who took these photos in 1993-94 at various kite and buggy events. She was part of Kite Innovations Here is a link to some great videos from the 1st Buggy Boogie Thang


Its Finished

        Ken Shaw’s amazing account of this years ‘non event’ at Ivanpah NV On behalf of the Buggying community around the world thank you Ken, for this fantastic tale


Part 2 of Ken Shaws Amazing Story

A voyeuristic account of Greasehopper’s annual journey through The RedNek Decompression Chamber a.k.a. NotX 2013, XbaN 2013, Slopped my Dripper 2013 Under a Mildly Amusing Moon


Ivanpah ‘Club’ 2013

Great video from Bobby Muse, especially when he’s running alongside the PL Speed Buggy.


Which kite is capable of breaking the world speed kite buggy record?

Get involved, have your say http://www.facebook.com/groups/ptwdotcom or if you do not use Facebook send your comments via CONTACT and I will post them for you. You can also follow the answers and comments via the Q & A in the right hand column Kite, which one can break the world record The Peter Lynn Vapor at the […]


Ivanpah…..wet Lake-bed

With the recent torrential downpours around Las Vegas recently the streets were not the only place to suffer from flooding, just take a look at Brian Holgates photo of Ivanpah, the home of wind powered speed records and home to NABX, normally seen dry as a bone. We need not worry though, as this water […]


Desert Surfers

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Congratulations to MDK, a new PKD, USA Team Rider

Just two months after Mike Kenley sat for the first time in a buggy at NABX 2012, he has been snapped up by BKK as a team rider for PDK USA, well done Mike, I knew you were special, the moment you set off.


PTW entry in the Buggy Kite & Friends Magazine

Mainly about my NABX 2011 trip but including this years Playa buggy, the German magazine Buggy Kite & Friends runs an article                               More media HERE


NABX 2012 Videos (Short & Extented Versions)


Nabx 2012 – Friends photo captures, and Sponsors

These are a few photos I was captured on by Mike Kenley aka MDK, Ryan aka gOOfba11 and Chris Shultz president of HQ USA, thank you for these photos I would also like to say a big thank you to my sponsors, please guys, take the time to look at their sites, merchandise and offerings, […]


NABX 2012 – Memories

NABX 2012….brilliant event yet again, even better than 2011, the sun was out the wind came to visit us, fantastic location, great friends, and memories that will last forever….if you kite buggy, or even just fly a kite, promise yourself you will make the trip the to Ivanpah Dry Lake Bed View Larger Map NABX […]


Nabx 2012 New Personal Bests

Congratulations to everyone achieving a new Personal best at this years NABX 2012 Stephan van Bommel 77.40mph Mano Dirix 68.98mph Wexler Muse 58.30mph arkay 54.80mph Dino aka Dakitez 52.80mph Todd Hanson 38.50mph MDK aka Mike 35.20mph


Brians Holgates 2nd World Record Attempt

Brian Holgate Its great to see Brian back out there after getting the World Kite Buggy Speed record and not putting his feet up and saying, “well beat that”, he’s already out there trying to do just that, good on ya Brian, fly safe and keep pushing the limits They were calling for rain in […]


New Entry in the Elite Club

                              Congratulations Bob….you did it ! It gives me a tremendous amount of pleasure to announce a good friend of mine and one of this sports greatest ambassadors, a true gentleman, Bobby Muse has only gone and broken the 100km/h barrier, with a […]


The Count Down is on…..

Even when the wind is not blowing we still have fun For those of you who knew, please enjoy again. For those of you that didn’t or had left NABX early and missed this little video, please enjoy now. Strange things happen at Buffalo Bill’s Hanging Tree bar after midnight 🙂 Even stranger plans are […]