Adventure cyclists always complain that the power of wind is the worst problem or best feeling on a bike. Either a headwind pushing you back or a tailwind pushing you along. What if you could harness the full power of the wind with a bike? Luckily its a thing.
Kite-biking involves pulling yourself along whilst sitting in a wheeled vehicle using kite power.
Requires wind so you need a back up if it dies down
De-power the kite if wind gets too powerful
Wide open space with space overhead for kite
Kite manoeuvring skills
Manoeuvre the kite whilst controlling the bike and avoiding obstacles
Training from an experienced practitioner
PTW Cougar 2.5
Peter Lynn folding,
Jojo race kites
Kitebiking, paragliding and sailing around the world