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by DiscoKayak
Wed Mar 20, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Re: Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?

Thanks for the replies. I finally managed to demo a Sirona 16.1 RM after quite a drive. Sadly, I found the thigh braces a bit uncomfortable since they dug into my thighs. Any ideas on whether it would be possible alter the braces in anyway? Or would lowering the seat perhaps solve it?
by DiscoKayak
Sun Mar 10, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Re: Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?

Thanks for the feedback! Unfortunately, I don't live in the UK so I won't be able to take your up on your offer. Might I ask how tall you are, Fozzy? Just for comparison. I'm 6.1 and weigh about 175 lbs.
by DiscoKayak
Sat Mar 09, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?
Replies: 8
Views: 424

Valley Sirona 16.1 RM - fit?

Hi there, I'm looking to buy a Valley Sirona 16.1 RM since I've heard many good things about it. However, I don't really have the option of trying it out before placing an order, so I'm looking for some advice about how it fits. I currently own a Tiderace Xcite which fits me very well, before I boug...
by DiscoKayak
Sun Dec 30, 2018 1:45 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Advice - cracks and hairline cracks in gelcoat
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Re: Advice - cracks and hairline cracks in gelcoat

Hi, Got caught up in a lot of christmas family events, so haven't had time to sit down and reply. As you suggest, I will leave the scratches alone. In fact, they look quite minor now, and as you mentioned it actually looks like the boat has been paddled ;-) I guess the first scratch is indeed the de...
by DiscoKayak
Sun Dec 23, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Sea Kayaking
Topic: Advice - cracks and hairline cracks in gelcoat
Replies: 8
Views: 711

Advice - cracks and hairline cracks in gelcoat

Hi there, Yesterday, I was out paddling close to a rocky coastline, and at one point the hull of my kayak scraped a rock. Inspected the damage afterwards and found a few scrapes and a small crack in the gelcoat + a some fairly small hairline cracks going out from where I bumped against the rock - I ...