GONG KITEBOARD PIE FSP 2X

449,00
Price includes VAT, shipping excluded

The Pie kiteboard is the super fast, stylish and agile Fish, ideal in light to medium conditions and slow waves.

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449,00
Price includes VAT, shipping excluded
  • Direct sale from shaper to surfer.
  • Quality boards conceived in France
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GONG KITEBOARD PIE FSP 2X
GONG KITEBOARD PIE FSP 2X
GONG KITEBOARD PIE FSP 2X

Description

Function:

The Pie kiteboard is the super fast, stylish and agile Fish, ideal in light to medium conditions and slow waves.

 

Introduction:

The Pie is a modern and fast Fish to surf with style.
It performs in imperfect conditions with its explosive acceleration and amazing heading for a surfboard. You choose a wave, you surf it at will and you ride back upwind in two tacks to start again!

In the curves this is a board that really boosts your style. It’s easy, supple, and hardcore if you ask for it. No need for the kite, it surfs perfectly without traction. You stall it and focus on your moves on the wave.

On the flat, its qualities in restarts, speed and heading work wonders. Easy to manage in transitions, it’s a super friendly board with which you always have a smile.

Its large surface area and thin rails are a magical combo for strapless freestyle. Pop is direct and landings are easy on this forgiving board. The large nose loves tacks and moves in reverse. Its large surface sticks the board to the feet in the wind. It’s really cool for all levels of freestyle.

This is the magic board to do it all in style!

 

Shape :

The outline of this board is very progressive, so while having a tail that carries you very well, it does not limit handling. The shape of the board is a set of very soft curves for a progressive action triggering. You enter the curves and increase the pressure at will, without losing the rail. It’s a very healthy behavior that allows you to take advantage of this relatively large board. Load-bearing, stylish and handy at the same time!

The swallow tail provides an amazing rail to rail and a lot of maneuverability in the waves. The rail extends to the end of the tip of the board to guide it in its trajectory. And the cleverly dosed swallow helps relieve pressure in the back foot in turns by reducing tail area. The rail goes to the tail but not the volume: that’s the secret of a good swallow.

The relaxed rocker allows an early planing and a good heading/speed ratio.

The round point nose offers ideal lift in transitions and helps restarts.

Finally, the overall volume is generous, but compared to the large surface, it’s very discreet and gives particularly effective thin rails.

 

Equipments :

The PIE KITE FSP 2X are equipped with a high-end pad for maximum grip.

These boards are equipped with four FCSII boxes to insert and remove your favorite fins without tools.

The multiple straps inserts allow all adjustments from beginner to Pro.

You can also use your board for surfing, a leash plug will allow you to never lose it. Nothing is missing.

 

Construction :

These boards are equipped with an innovative technology called FSP 2X for the best weight / strength / performance compromise on the market. The gain is significant since on average 15% lighter than the 2019 FSPs.

The addition of a biaxial fibre reinforces the board, so no concession has been made on the exemplary solidity of FSPs, on the contrary.

The PVC sandwich forms a 3mm hydrophobic shell over the entire board. This PVC sandwich offers the best dynamism while preserving strength, at an incredible weight.

The 5mm wooden stringer is the ultimate barrier against breakage. Caught in the sandwich, the resistance of the whole is phenomenal.

It’s by designing a new finishing technique, as close as possible to our prototypes made in our French factory, that we have succeeded in saving weight. We work with tinted resins to avoid as much as possible the paint that loads the board unnecessarily. Paint integrated into the resin, your board is enhanced with nobility and durability.

At GONG our boards are the highest quality. Our low prices can only be explained by our direct sales. If by misfortune you break them, they can be repaired from A to Z with the components we keep in stock for your favourite repairer.

 

Your benefits are clear:

1. An efficient shape created by one of the leaders in the world of kitesurfing.
2. A design at the cutting edge of R&D and ahead of its time.
3. Proven construction on thousands of boards.
4. Full Option finishing at a great price.
5. A light and solid board with one of the best technos on the market!!!
6. An incredible price that can only be explained by our direct relationship with you.
7. Simple maintenance and easy repairs because we have all components in stock.

 

Shape

  • Rocker: quiet relaxed for early planing and a good heading/speed ratio
  • Rails: perf at the tail, retro at the front.
  • Volume: generous but without excess for mad performance in light conditions.
  • Outline: large at center with medium wide point and pinched at the tips.
  • Tail: swallow tail for cutting deeper into the turns and tightening them up.
  • Nose: round point nose.

Instructions

Innovation is at the core of our products


FSP 2X Kitesurfing Technology:

  • 3D Shape on modeling software.
  • Preshapsd with numerical control for total reliability.
  • Shape control by traditional templates, finishing up to the last mm 100% by hand.
  • 100% Epoxy board and EPS foam blank : solid and light.
  • 5mm wooden stringer to limit the risk of breakage.
  • Deck, hull and rails in vacuum-assisted PVC sandwich: incomparable solidity and incredible dynamism.
  • Deck: Full PVC/fiberglass sandwich composed of a core of high density PVC foam and two layers of 6oz biaxial fiberglass and one layer of 4oz fiberglass, reinforcement with biaxial fiberglass on the foot area.
  • Hull: Full PVC/Fiberglass sandwich composed of a high density PVC foam core and 2 layers of 4oz fiberglass, one layer of 6oz Biaxial fiberglass, and fiberglass reinforcements on the sensitive areas such as the fin boxes.
  • Rails: the PVC sandwich structure completely covers the rails: increased structural strength, incredible impact resistance (heel or knee impacts).
  • Tinted Resin hot coat: nobility within the process, weight saving and solidity of the finish.
  • Matt “custom finish”, hand-made, for weight saving and better glide.

The FSP 2X technology is easily repairable to new in case of dings. The PVC foam of the sandwich is waterproof and avoids water intake from everyday shocks. The EPS foam blank does not deteriorate because it’s well protected from water. And repairs have a much larger support to lean on and blend seamlessly with the surrounding material.

This technology offers, at an affordable price, the incomparable solidity/lightness ratio of the vacuum-assisted full PVC sandwich.

Buying guide

For whom ?

From beginners to pros who love to surf with style.

The beginner will appreciate its natural glide and its ease. Transitions are easy, whether for the first jibes or the tacks.

The pro will love its surf and freestyle performances.

What is it for ?

Surfing in light to medium wind, freestyle in steady wind, this is the program of the Pie Kite.

What size ?

Ideal conditions ?

Ideal wave size: from almost nothing to shoulder-high.

Power: at its best in mushy to normal waves.

Type: It can handle everything, even the choppy playing fields.

What’s the ideal kite ?

The Pie kiteboard will work wonderfully with a Freewave but also with a Unik to have a light and reactive kite in the surf.

Quiver partners ?

You can complete the low range with a Catch Foil when the wind is really light.

When the wind is stronger, a Fatal or an Alu will allow you to have more radical sessions.

Which settings ?

The Pie kiteboard is mounted in Quad with FCSII boxes. You are free to assemble the set of fins of your choice. All FCSII fin models are available on our website.

The quad setting offers more grip, and a more skaty feel if you go for a small quad (4x90mm for example).

With 115mm twin fins in the rear boxes you’ll have a super smooth glide in the surf and mind-boggling snaps.

Strapped or strapless ?

Riding strapless is sexy because you feel free. You’ll find the sensations of surfing and the mobility on the board to play with the waves. It’s a very pure style of riding but difficult to master.

With the straps, you are sure that your board will stay hooked to your feet, even in the most committed aerial maneuvers. You will have a lot more control and performance will be a step above.

It’s up to you to choose between feeling and performances. Put your straps in the central position (3rd hole) for the front, and the same goes for the rear strap.

If you want to be able to remove the rear foot for transitions and surfing, place the rear strap on the first hole.

Included equipments

  • 4 FCS II Glass Flex Fins for quad setting.
  • 4 lateral FCS II boxes, high resistance to the sandwich deck.
  • Deck Pad 5 mm grooved for adherence and comfort. Factory installed.​
  • Inserts, screws and washers included for mounting your two in line straps (straps not included).
  • Leash plug Concrete Fixed on the tail to never lose your board.
  • Automatic depressurization screw

Pricing

GONG Kiteboard Pie FSP 2X: 449 €

  • We make quality products. We are not “low cost”.
  • We sell simply without an intermediary thanks to the internet: direct from shaper to surfer.
  • If we sold this board in a surfshop, it would cost 899€ (taking into account traditional margins that we should offer to distributers and stores).

Shipping

Availability:

The dates of availability of all our products are written on each product page, in the size and colour of the product concerned.

These dates are valid at the moment you consult the site and/or place an order. It is possible that this product may be ordered a few seconds after your consultation. It then becomes unavailable. If you have placed an order, this change does not concern you: the product you order is still available on the date indicated at the time of your order.

We sell several thousand products per week. The stocks are therefore very evolutionary. But our management always shows you the real availability live.

If it’s available online: it’s available 😉

 

Pre-order:

Some articles are proposed in pre-order during their routing to our premises. You can buy this article which will arrive at our place in a few weeks. This method avoids the fair to grab upon receipt of the lot and the disappointed ones who would not order within the hour.

Upon receipt, we will ship it to you as a regular order.

The times indicated on the pre-orders are 95% reliable. First of all, because we only pre-sell finished products that are arriving to us after Customs, and therefore shipped right after. And also, because we add decent margins with concern to the dates announced by the shipping companies or railways.

However, a Worker Strike, a breakdown, an overbooking, can unfortunately happen. In the case of a delay, you will be notified by email (check your spam). It is generally less than a week and totally independent of our good will.

As soon as we receive the container in La Baule, we ship your order within three working days. Then the carrier takes over: delivery time and tracking numbers are under their responsibility.

It is possible that the date displayed on the online for the pre-order of the item you have ordered and paid for may change for two reasons:

  1. All quantities of the batch are sold (most common reason). In this case, orders placed for the first container will be delivered as scheduled.
  2. The container is late and we have to shift the date by a few days. (Strikes, breakdowns, overbooking, can unfortunately happen). You will be notified by email.

We never change the delivery dates of a container without notifying customers.

 

Delays:

The dates that we announce are shipping deadlines, which GONG has in stock and available here physically.

We usually give a shipping time within 3 days, but in most cases, we ship within 24/48 hours. Normally morning orders leave in the afternoon for example.

Then the transport service takes over. The variables are then important between the customer being delivered to France (very fast) or Bulgaria (a good week) or to a forwarding agent or to Asia or the USA… You understand that each location has its own type of delay.

We work with serious and well-known carriers. They do their utmost to make you happy even if a snafu can happen. In any case, we are there to make things easier and to arrange our customers.

 

Shipping Fees: 

Contrary to others, we do not hide shipping costs in the price of our products. At GONG everyone knows exactly what he pays. The transport is charged at its strictest value, and the person who comes to pick up his products does not pay hidden transport fees.

Shipping costs are calculated according to the weight and volume of each package, and your delivery address. To this is added a labour time of order preparation.

The invoicing of the shipping costs is identical in continental France and in the bordering European countries. A surcharge is automatically invoiced for deliveries to the most distant European countries and all European islands.

For a shipment in French overseas departments and territories or outside Europe, our logistics department will contact you before the payment stage to give you an estimate of the shipping costs. You will be able to accept this estimate and pay your order, or refuse it and cancel your order.

 

Any questions:

We answer you within 24 hours by email. But 95% of your questions are answered on the site. Try to use our contact form which will guide you to all these answers.

Don’t forget to read the Forum, where thousands of users exchange information and experiences.

In any case, don’t panic. If you don’t get an answer during the weekend, it’s normal: the team is resting 😉

We are passionate and professional in our job. Our only goal is to make you happy, as much as possible 😉

 

Eco-responsible packaging:

Preserving the environment is a top priority. That’s why we are doing everything possible to reduce our environmental footprint.

The first thing is to sell quality products that will last, be repairable and will please you for a long time.

The second thing is to sell for less. Most of the pollution coming from a Board is in its use (the km driven to use it) and in the countless environmental damages you have to do to pay for it. Each euro spent is a sum of damage related to your life quite simply: eating, working hard etc… By reducing the price of our products, we significantly reduce your ecological footprint on this item.

For our shipments we use:

  • Flexi-Hex: ecological packaging of very high resistance.
  • Paper Craft Scotch Tape.
  • Final packaging made of high-end cardboard.

All this for:

  • Reusable and recyclable packaging.
  • An almost total reduction of single-use plastic.
  • Maximum protection and impact resistance thanks to the innovative design of Flexi-Hex honeycomb (35mm thick).

 

Tracking of your parcels :

The tracking of deliveries is directly ensured by the carriers to whom we have entrusted your parcels. They will contact you by email or SMS to allow you to choose the delivery methods and to follow the route of your package.

If you ask us for this tracking, we will have to do as you do: we will go see on the carrier’s app because they are the ones who manage and are responsible for this job.

 

Delivery:

We collaborate with the best transport providers to deliver you everywhere in Europe and in the world in very short delays.

We have chosen them for their quality of service and their respect of deadlines. 80% of your orders reach their destination in less than 48 hours of processing in metropolitan and continental France.

For Europe, the delays vary from 3 to 6 days depending on the country of destination.

For the rest of the world, delays can be up to 15 days.

Please note that the transport time is added to the preparation/shipping time. Two companies work on your order (GONG and the carrier). Each one controls its activity and commits itself to optimize its delays so that you are delivered as soon as possible, in good condition and at a reasonable price.

 

Reception of your Board:

Upon delivery, simply open and inspect the condition of your Board in the presence of the carrier. A complete email explaining the procedure to follow will be sent to you when your order is shipped.

In spite of our requirements and all the care we take in packaging and protecting your Board, transportation hazards may occur. Even if it concerns less than 2% of everything we ship around the world, a Board can suffer a more or less important transportation shock.

But in any case, don’t worry, just refuse it, and a new Board will be shipped back to you.

 

Returns:

You can choose to return your products if:

  • You are not satisfied (14 days right of retraction).
  • You want to change an item.
  • You have refused your package.

 

For each situation, contact us by our contact form to help you.

1 review for GONG KITEBOARD PIE FSP 2X

  1. Cesar Garrido

    Tengo el modelo anterior, y es una tabla espectacular, perfecta para el programa que esta pensada, muy buenos acabados, muy reactiva en el agua y con un rendimiento en vientos flojos muy alto, peso 99 kg y con un kite de 10 m se navega perfectamente con 13 nudos escasos. Muy buena ceñida y super super estable.

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