The redesigned JP X-Cite Ride 122 continous to performed very well in board tests. There are a few boards in this category that is slightly faster but the Jp X-cite Ride 122 gets excellent scores when i comes to early planing and acceleration, second best after the planing machine Tabou Rocket. JP X-Cite Ride gets top scores for easy handling and excellent gybing performance for beginners and like it´s predecessor the new JP X-Cite Ride 2011 offers excellent top-end control.
JP X-Cite Ride 2010 vs 2011/2012, the main changes
The X-Cite Ride 2011/2012 and 2013 has been completely reworked but JP have kept the basic dimensions and their trademark, channelled vee in the mid section flowing into a vee in the tail. The main changes for 2011-2013:
– Refined outline to improve gybing performance and the sailing stance
– Redesigned deck shape to offer improved comfort
– Refined scoop rocker lines to improve handling in chopy waters
Hard facts – JP X-Cite Ride 122:
Manufacturer: JP-Australia, jp-australia.com
Shaper: Werner Gnigler
Length: 250 cm
Width: 68 cm
Volume: 122 L
Weight: 6,8 kg (PRO) 7,7 (FWS)
Sail range (ideal): 5,7 – 8,0
Sail range (rec): 5,5 – 8,5)
Windsurf UK, Jan-Feb 2011 – JP X-Cite Ride 122
The new JP X-Cite Ride is slightly wider than its predecessor with straighter rails and a wider tail for better stability. The X-Cite Ride is very stable under foot.
The JP X-Cite Ride accelerates freely and lifts up on to the plane very easily, requiring very little effort from the rider. The X-Cite Ride gives its riders a great confidence boost while blasting along as it always remains in complete control, even in the most challenging conditions.
The JP X-Cite Ride is really easy to gybe and very stable around the corners. The x-Cite Ride will help first timers improve their success rate quickly. It is also equally as good when driven into fast turns by more experienced riders that will be rewarded with full speed exits every time.
If you are seeking high performance from minimum effort then the JP X-Cite Ride is for you.