The legendary kite is back once again, and this year the smaller sizes have a focus on big air and kite loops.
New outline: Featuring squarer tips for more maneuverability
Incredible Top End
Ride for longer
Powerful kite loops
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Type of kite:
Freeride / Wave / Freestyle / Foil
F-ONE Bandit 2020
2021 marks our second year of splitting the BANDIT into two distinct ranges. In order to satisfy your need for even more freedom this year we are proud to have developed a brand new BANDIT 2021 with improvements that will offer you even more sensations.
Our ultimate goal is always to focus on the experience, your sensations and your pleasure so that your passion is as strong as ever.
From the moment you pick it up, you'll feel the difference in the BANDIT 2021's feel, it's extremely pleasant to ride with a unique blend of precision, lightness, control and direct bar feedback that will make you feel confident right away. Its behavior is direct and reactive but also stable and homogeneous.
Its power is controllable at all times from the ultra-low range where you just tuck in hard and it will pull you along without surprise to the high range that you will never seem to reach. Whether you want to cruise for hours or throw down some big jumps and kiteloops, the BANDIT will surprise you and easily take your riding to the next level.
This year we have achieved exceptional shape control. The kite does not create any unwanted movement. Thanks to the new fabric orientation and the new trailing edge design we have achieved a quality and respect for the profile that provides absolute stability. You will ride with confidence while discovering its performance potential every day.
Riding upwind in all conditions has never been so comfortable. We've further reduced drag and created a constant forward pull, so you'll ride with less force and free up your board to stay on the water even longer!
For the aerial part, the jumping potential of this new BANDIT is impressive and accessible. It offers an unprecedented vertical traction followed by an efficient hangtime allowing you to do all your old school tricks with confidence. The kiteloops are clean, fast and controlled with a reassuring zenith rise before you land smoothly.
In the design and development of this new Bandit, we put all our experience into it and spent days testing and developing our ideas. It's an essential pleasure to innovate and surprise you once again. Whether you're looking to cruise on your Twin Tip or foil, whether you want to send big kiteloops or even ride in the waves, the BANDIT will never cease to impress.
DELTA C-SHAPE is a patented design used by F-ONE on all kites for the past 12 years.
This shape was the result of a design research towards maximum optimization of the aerodynamic performances of the kite and of its depower. It gives the possibility to fit more canopy area in the middle sections to create more projected area while the C Shape makes sure the kite remains responsive and fluid.
The fast inflation & deflation valve.
Once the kite is sitting with the leading edge flat on the water, its C-Shape associated with the Delta Pivot allows the kite to automatically roll over onto one wing tip.
The kite will then glide towards the edge of the window, ready for quick and easy water re-launch.
Kites with extended de-power ranges sustain more pressure across the canopy as they experience an increased frequency of use over a wider wind range.
Consequently F-ONE has developed a completely new structure for the Bandit, offering optimized durability with no additional weight gain. The FORCE FRAME is a solid Dacron structure consisting of the leading edge, the trailing edge and the struts. This high strength skeleton structure is then covered with lightweight Spy material in the least vulnerable areas.
TECHNOFORCE™ of TEIJIN is a high density Polyester fabric with a tear stopping structure using thin and high tension yarn.