Duotone Rebel 2020

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The Duotone Rebel is the all-time classic freeride kite, legendary performance, big air superiority and a stunning hang time. The five-strut kite is the ultimate freeride and big air weapon, perfect for cruising lagoons or for soaring through the skies. For 2020 the leading edge diameter has been reduced, making the kite a little faster and a lot more efficient. In addition to this, there is also a new flatter section in the middle of the canopy profile.

This unique design increases the power of the kite, while the designers have ensured the legendary depower of the Rebel remains. This means the kite now has a much bigger wind range, meaning fewer kites in your quiver and more time on the water if the conditions change. The new trailing edge wave design further enhances the life span of the canopy and reduces flutter.

The Rebel has excellent sheet and go capabilities, meaning you can easily dial up power at the bar. It’s a fantastic kite for progressing, as it is so forgiving, however, it is also packed with performance too. The Rebel is the kite you need when you want to send it to the moon, if you want bigger jumps from your sessions, it’s time to join the Rebellion.

What's new in the Duotone Rebel:

A thinner leading edge makes the Rebel more efficient, but also allows it to twist, increasing the turning speed and making the handling very dynamic.

A new flatter profile in the centre of the kite adds power and improves the flying characteristics.

Freeride performance with explosive powerful lift and huge as well as long hangtime.

The sheet and go handling makes a kite incredibly easy to fly.

The Rebel has the biggest windrange of the Duotone modelas and can be flown in a very wide aspect of wind strengths, without changing the size.

You can choose the best setup, depending on your preference and riding style. The 5th line makes it easier to relaunch.

All that with the typical Rebel feel you love so much!

Key Features:
  • Perfect for Freeride / Wave Riding
  • Short and Direct depower stroke
  • Adaptive Tip Feedback Option
  • Sheeting Force for different bar pressure options
  • Lazy One-Pump System
  • Floating centre strut
  • Easy Relaunch Bungees
  • Self Rescue Handles for easy water packdown and swim
  • All sizes have greater structural stability and a more solid feel
  • All sizes have lower drag, less flutter and better depower
  • All sizes have stronger, more repeatable construction
  • Small sizes are softer and more forgiving
  • Middle sizes crisper in feel and more stable in the air
  • Large sizes are crisper in feel and great for hangtime
  • Direct and fast following steering commands, even completely depowered
  • Low drag design

 

 

Riders of all levels, from pros to newcomers, will all gain substantial advantages from the new Duotone Trust Bar system.

Safety - perform all moves with safety leash
Water Start - without swimming
Performance - increased performance due to wider wind range

All kites can be flown with the same bar, just the short line attached in the middle of the leading edge has to be adjusted to the different kite sizes. Instructions will be attached to all bars or upgrades.

Line Length Advisor:

Different styles of riding, different kite models or the kite size can be influencing factors that require different line length.

In order to further increase this synergy effect the 19 and 22 m lines come now on a medium bar (49 / 42 cm) and the 24 and 27m lines on a large bar (53 / 46 cm).

The bar is the riders’ first point of contact with the kite. In order to achieve a maximum in comfort of riding it is essential to match the kite and the riders’ style of riding to the correct line length.

19m (70% Handling / 30% Power)

Super fast and reactive tuning speeds, shorter lines are best for extreme freestyle and crazy kiteloops. They are also excellent for wave riding, where kite turning speed is important. Wakestyle riders like the close connection to the kite too. The disadvantage is you lose some of the low end power.

Fast and reactive turning
Extreme Freestyle, Wakestyle and Waves
Tight, super fast and hard kite loops

22m (60% Handling / 40% Power)

The favourite length for freestyle and waves! These 22m lines are still great for getting lots of speed from the kite, perfect for wave riding and freestyle. Not as extreme as the 19m lines, they still lose a bit of low end power.

Reactive turning
Fast Kite Loops
Great setup for freestyle riders
Best choice for waveriding

24m (50% Handling / 50% Power)

The best choice for an all round length, good turning speed combined with good power make 24m the perfect choice for a lot of riders. Great for freeride, waves and freestyle.

Most Versatile Length
Great for all-round freeriding
Good low end and a good turning speed
Most Versatile Length
High jumps as you can “load” the lines
The recommended size for a one bar quiver

27m (40% Handling / 60% Power)

The extra length means extra power, get a little more range out of your quiver by adding this bar with the longer lines. They are also great for jumping as you can really “load” the lines when you edge and send the kite back through the window.

Enormous Low End Power
Huge Jumps
Lots of Lift

The bar is your first point of contact with the kite, It is the connection between you and your kite and it is important to get it right. And it’s actually an easy formula: The shorter the lines, the more direct and faster the kite turns. The longer the lines, the more power you can generate out of them! Choose a Duotone Trust Bar, and choose the right line set up for your style of riding.

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