Although on it’s sixth edition, the all new Addiction MK6 is THE kite for extreme big air,
all-round freestyle, and high performance freeriding!
The Addiction has always been an extremely specific kite.
Years ago it was developed to break records on the course race scene.
But just as the race scene has changed, so has our customers needs.
Now the records to break are not just speed over water but also high in the sky…really high!
Because of this growing demand, we decided to revive this specific model
with the primary focus on taking your riding to, quite litery, new heights.
This open C shape was created with one goal, to send you soaring with confidence!
The new Addiction is smooth and predictable through the wind window.
Prepare to get hooked to the Addictions consistent power, upwind ability,
and go rocketing towards the clouds due to its position far on the edge of the window.
It’s three strut design and more open shape gives the Addiction a huge wind range
allowing the kite to be ridden underpowered for those marginal days
and providing ridiculous hangtime when lit for those who can’t get enough flight hours.
At RRD, we pride ourselves in providing the highest quality product without cutting corners.
The graphics on this kite are individually cut pieces of Technoforce D2 fabric sewn
together to provide unmatched ripstop resistance while providing rigidity
and longevity even in the most extreme, big air, conditions.
This forgiving and exhilarating freestyle/freeride kite can be appreciated
by those who enjoy all forms of freestyle.
From board offs to back mobes, and handlepasses to hand drags,
this kite has performance and fun combined into one!
Our new release will be your new Addiction!
On the three sizes of the LIGHT WIND version, we decided to focus more on hangtime
and less on kitelooping capabilty, while mantaining the same breathaking lift of the smaller sizes.
We have optimised the angle of attack resulting in a cleaner profile and canopy.
The slightely swept back tips and the increased open LE arch shape will result
in a more flowty feel when in the air till the very end of the jump,
making landings on chop not a problem anymore! take a look to the landscape surrounding you,
and get addicted to the feel of flying in light air!
RRD Addiction Specs
– Size: 7m2, Wind Range: 20 / 35.
– Size: 8m2, Wind Range: 17 / 32.
– Size: 9m2, Wind Range: 15 / 30.
– Size: 10.5m2, Wind Range: 13 / 27.
– Size: 12.0m2 (Lightwind), Wind Range: 12 / 24.
– Size: 13.5m2 (Lightwind), Wind Range: 11 / 22.
– Size: 15m2 (Lightwind), Wind Range: 10 / 20.
RRD Addiction Range of Use
– Internal and external extra reinforcements on every leading edge panel.
– 45 degree leading edge reinforcements panels.
– Leading edge seam protection.
– Bridle anti-tangle device. – Radial reinforcements.
– 3-strut construction with additional rounded Kevlar reinforcements.
– Double Dacron reinforcements on the middle strut.
– Techno Force™ Double Ripstop.
– Quick Air flow Valve for easier pumping and deflating with special molded protection cap.
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RRD Addiction Technologies
We are passionate about combining quality, technology, strength, and artisanal design that is functional and accessible to everyone in watersports. We make products that we love, that last, and that can be used by everyone, not only the elite watersports enthusiasts.
We pride ourselves in using the latest technologies combined with creative design, added reinforcements, and genuine Italian style: this is what RRD stands for. We do not cut corners when it comes to our equipment. In fact, where our competitor’s equipment is weak, RRD equipment is strong.
The watchwords for RRD are style, quality, and strength following the pure Made in Italy vision, supported by the continuous commitment to research and development. Using the best available materials and production processes, combined with the meticulous attention to detail, we create aunique piece of equipment with character, harmony, and performance.