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PTW Buggy Breaks the 100km/h Barrier

Well have have to say, I am almost as proud as if I had done it myself, but the fact is Tom aka RedSkyHorizon broke the 100km/h barrier using the Dominator 4 buggy today, Tom himself has already been much faster as he continues his quest to become the fastest kite buggier in the world on sand. […]


Railways blames kite ‘strings’ for train delays

Not really buggy related but interesting non the less The Times of India reports KOLKATA: The arrival of Vishwakarma Puja has made Eastern Railway officials busy. They are now racking their brains over how to tackle the menace of kite strings, which often get entangled with railway overhead wires and cause power to trip, thus […]


Flexifoil Navaro

Well done Kieron, it was worth the wait, and congratulations Flexifoil on the vivication of the new buggy Navaro £595.00 RRP


The World Championship Results 2012

Also well done to the :- Kite Buggy – 2012 Mondial WC Results Also here are the kites used in the top 15 places Top 15 places kites used.. vapor spirit vapor vapor Yakuza GT vapor vapor  Zebra 3 vapor vapor Flysurfer Opale vapor Zebra 2 Mumba Congratulations to you all from popeyethewelder.com


Peter Lynn, the Legend is in the News

Ashburton kitemaker Peter Lynn was ecstatic to hear that the sport of kiteboarding would feature at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. “It’s just incredible, I’m over the moon. I never thought it would happen in my lifetime,” he said from his home yesterday. For Mr Lynn, a pioneer of the kite buggy, the […]


Grant Oliver Adventurer has just crossed the Namib, unaided, on a kite buggy.

The Namib is a coastal desert in southern Africa. The name Namib is of Nama origin and means “vast place”. According to the broadest definition, the Namib stretches for more than 2,000 kilometres (1,200 mi) along the Atlantic coasts of Angola, Namibia, and South Africa, extending southward from the Carunjamba River in Angola, through Namibia […]


“Luctor et Emergo”

SUPPORT ARJEN GETTING BACK TO THE NETHERLANDS “Luctor et Emergo” means: ”I struggle to surface” and is a joint initiative of Arjen’s friends to support Arjen and contribute in the costs – 15.000 euro – of his repatriation. During Arjen’s snowkite holidays in the Norwegian Hardangervidda heights, he had a severe accident causing a pelvic […]


Pre Nabx 2012 News

  The M&S team Mano and Stephan ended the epic high wind session, top speeds and new PBs   Mano 68.98mph – 111.00kmh, NEW PB, Stephan 77.40mph – 124.00kmh, NEW PB    


Ivanpah Dry Lake

Ivanpah

                            More about this great dry lake bed HERE


More PB’s at Ivanpah for the Muse Family

Father and son team, BeamerBob and his son Wexler, had a great day on the dry lake bed Ivanpah on 11th March 2012, five days after the World Record was set there. To start with Wexler Muse, a sponsored HQ rider, and PTW Hero rider broke the 50mph barrier, and managed a brilliant 53.80mph flying […]


Last Preparations for NABX 2012 by Mano Dirix

                          Dear Carlos Three weeks ago I went to Ijmuiden (Holland) for the first and last rides in my new Custom GT-Race before they leave to Las Vegas for the NABX. The first runs with my Landsegler discwheels where fantastic! Everything feels good […]


American Buggying Archives

What a little gem this is, very interesting reading by Corey Jenson American Buggying Archives                                       Also for some more nostalgia from 1995-2001 Check out NorthWest Buggy Pilots Association


PTW Wildkat Buggy on Polish TV circa 2009


Congratulations to GT Race

I have had contact with Martin Faber for many years, and always admired his craftsmanship as a buggy builder, he has built some of the most beautiful buggies I have seen over the years, and I have watched with great interest as he has grown and grown.   Martin now has a well established race buggy […]


Icicles kite buggying returns to Torridge

Action will start on Saturday 21st Jan with racing from 10am to 2pm and will continue on Sunday from 10am to 3pm. The Icicles Cup is the first national race of the season organised by the Parakart Association, which is the national governing body for the sport. The event started in the early 90s when kite […]


New Year New Kite Sponsor

Times are changing,  Sieger at Cooper Kites, I have to say could not have been a better sponsor to me, and has been extremely generous to me during my time with Cooper. I remember after I initially contacted him via email, within ten minutes, he was asking for my address to send me a set […]