Conventional kiteboarding harnesses have a major flaw in how they function, and the Ride Engine Carbon Slide Bar solves it exceptionally well. Riders are often forced to rotate their harnesses from side to side to get pull from the proper angle when carving upwind, riding toeside or catching waves. That range of motion requires a looseness in the harness that also allows vertical and torsional movement, resulting in rider discomfort, constricted breathing, pull from the wrong angle and a variety of other issues. The carbon slider bar is a spreader bar and rope that connect directly with the rider’s chicken loop and allows range of motion between kite and rider. This setup is totally unique and provides a smooth and full range of motion, allowing the harness’ lumbar lock technology to work its magic while rider changes angles of attack, carves upwind, rides toeside and slashes waves.
- Super light and strong all-carbon construction
- Ergonomic fit
- Replaceable rope
- Speed-Lock compatible
- Rope system provides optimal angle of attack
- Allows smooth and full range of motion
- Keeps harness locked in place where it should be
- Easy interchange to fixed hook option
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The fact is Ride Engine sports are pursued in the elements and Ride Engine gear gets ridden hard. All of our gear is bound to take some abuse. Ride Engine policies provide a warranty against defects and workmanship. Each new product sold by Ride Engine has a 1 year warranty. Used and demo products are sold "as is" and do not carry a warranty.
The following are not covered under the warranty.
- Normal wear resulting from standard usage that occurs over time
- Any problem resulting from misuse, abuse, impact (on any surface including water) or neglect
- Damage to product resulting from improper care or unnecessary roughness
- Parts or hardware that were lost or have gone missing AFTER receiving your shipment
We want to see you back on your gear almost as much as you want to use it, but please be patient we will work to get your case resolved as quick as possible. Warranties are usually resolved in a timely manner and will be processed in the order they come in. If you are in the USA please contact the shop/dealer you purchased your product from to process your warranty. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at 509-427-4950. All return shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer.
We understand that when purchasing gifts, returns and exchanges can be necessary, which is why for the Holidays we are extending our Return Policy so that anything purchased as a gift this Holiday Season is eligible to be returned by the end of January. If you are not 100% satisfied with your product you may return it for a full refund, or exchange by the end of the month of January 2017.
Please make sure your wetsuit fits before taking it in the water. We are not able to take returns or exchanges on used wetsuits.
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