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  Topic: Just blew up the cobwebs
TomGalvin

Replies: 6
Views: 462

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sun May 21, 2017 2:43 pm   Subject: Re: Just blew up the cobwebs
It made think of the age old question as to best practice when landing ... how early do you transition upright? how far down/up the downtubes do you place your hands?

Transition your hands when at ...
  Topic: Cayucos tour from the Point launch, top-landing, then bottom
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 731

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 10:52 am   Subject: Cayucos tour from the Point launch, top-landing, then bottom
Thanks for the tour. Another site for my bucket list.
  Topic: Shaking off the rust
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 867

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:02 am   Subject: Shaking off the rust
So, me too, how do you add music to a youtube video?

Doug

http://bfy.tw/BmdU

Wink
  Topic: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
TomGalvin

Replies: 34
Views: 3551

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Sun May 07, 2017 10:32 pm   Subject: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
Before someone buys a Subaru, they may want to know what sort of image they may be projecting.

* GASP * I'm projecting!!! Mine is venetian red. Am I a butch or lipstick lesbian?
  Topic: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
TomGalvin

Replies: 34
Views: 3551

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 8:44 pm   Subject: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
I would never say, 'He can't be a man 'cause he doesn't drive the same kind of truck as me.' Extra credit for anyone who can tell me where that came from.

It came from you, mangling the tobacco pre ...
  Topic: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
TomGalvin

Replies: 34
Views: 3551

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Thu May 04, 2017 7:27 am   Subject: Subaru Forester – downhill capability?
I just traded in a 2014 after 140K miles for the 2017. You will use the brakes. It will not go everywhere the pathfinder will. I am getting a beater truck this year to be my HG vehicle and leave my ...
  Topic: Bob Rouse
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 783

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue May 02, 2017 5:59 am   Subject: Bob Rouse
I can see them without doing anything special.
  Topic: Bob Rouse
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 783

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Mon May 01, 2017 9:34 am   Subject: Bob Rouse
http://www.dancingrabbit.org/about-dancing-rabbit-ecovillage/member-bios/bobs-bio/
  Topic: Hang & Para PR Video?
TomGalvin

Replies: 15
Views: 1020

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:29 pm   Subject: Re: Hang & Para PR Video?
I'm looking for the best possible hang/para video(s) that represents our sports in a fashion that is appropriate for the uniformed

It's been 8 years but Lucas Ridley's video is still spot on for th ...
  Topic: New HG/PG focused Brewpub
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 577

PostForum: The camp fire   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 9:08 am   Subject: New HG/PG focused Brewpub
I only put our feeder out last weekend, but we have one already on the dole.
  Topic: New HG/PG focused Brewpub
TomGalvin

Replies: 5
Views: 577

PostForum: The camp fire   Posted: Thu Apr 20, 2017 2:26 pm   Subject: New HG/PG focused Brewpub
http://www.flyingmanbrewing.com/

https://cmga360spirits.files.wordpress.com/2017/04/flying-man-brewing-rendering-outside.jpg


I think I'll get the Launch Crew pint glass.
https://c1.iggcdn.com ...
  Topic: First Glider Opinions
TomGalvin

Replies: 66
Views: 6764

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:52 am   Subject: First Glider Opinions
By the way, how is the Freedom on aerotow compared to a Horizon (squirrely I've heard) or a Falcon (easy-peazy)?

Towing, along with transient students and instructors are reasons why I agree the fi ...
  Topic: First Glider Opinions
TomGalvin

Replies: 66
Views: 6764

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Fri Apr 14, 2017 2:30 am   Subject: First Glider Opinions
So what is your big beef with LMFP

Your assumption is incorrect. I was hanging out with one of the LMFP instructors this weekend. I am challenging you to think about what you have been told, and ...
  Topic: First Glider Opinions
TomGalvin

Replies: 66
Views: 6764

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:13 am   Subject: First Glider Opinions
Tom, can you substantiate your opinion on LMFP?

Sure, but do you want to be spoon fed, or think it through yourself? What is different about LMFP that would discourage an instructor from recommend ...
  Topic: THE PERFECT CIRCLE - short inspirational film
TomGalvin

Replies: 45
Views: 3402

PostForum: Hang gliding Videos   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 12:24 pm   Subject: Re: THE PERFECT CIRCLE - short inspirational film
Please share!

Done.
  Topic: First Glider Opinions
TomGalvin

Replies: 66
Views: 6764

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2017 11:48 am   Subject: First Glider Opinions
I've had numerous instructors tell me that the Freedom is not a first glider.

At Lookout, with their curriculum, I would agree. For other schools who do things differently it can be a great firs ...
  Topic: Missing battens
TomGalvin

Replies: 17
Views: 1335

PostForum: Q&A, Learning to hang glide   Posted: Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:06 pm   Subject: Missing battens
So is it completely useless, or I can do something with it?

You can make windsocks out of the sail. You could re-use the aluminum for other projects. The control frame and battens can be used to ...
  Topic: Cue the Black Sabbath
TomGalvin

Replies: 4
Views: 606

PostForum: The camp fire   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 10:51 am   Subject: Cue the Black Sabbath
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZ05iAuIAlc[/youtube]
  Topic: Looking for Tucson pilots
TomGalvin

Replies: 4
Views: 491

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:58 pm   Subject: Looking for Tucson pilots
http://www.sahga.com/
  Topic: Hello / first post
TomGalvin

Replies: 22
Views: 1554

PostForum: Hang gliding general   Posted: Thu Mar 23, 2017 1:49 pm   Subject: Hello / first post
you probably know something I don't about the Union Dale guy. ^_^

A bit.... Wink

John and I are friends. He may or may not be teaching new students at this time. The same goes for the rest ...
 
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