BGD RIOT Lightweight EN BLightweight, fun and performant, the Riot is your ideal companion for vol-biv missions, overseas travel or home-site playtime.TargetThe Punk’s lighter twin, the Riot is for fun-seeking rebels looking to lighten the load for the ultimate freedom of the skies.

The straight-talking Riot tells you about the air, so you’re in control, while BGD handling, mid-B safety and high-B performance are the tools you need to be yourself and do your own thing.

Break free, explore the skies and carve your own path. Have a Riot!

Description
Around 20% lighter than our LTF/EN-B rebel Punk, the Riot is a fun-driven freedom-seeker of a wing.

Under its vibrant chaos of wild pixel colours are some serious design features: Shark nose, Cord Cut Billow, Eyes Wide-Open safety and Progressive Stability make the Riot a high-performing, informative glider with fun handling and great agility.

We’ve also extended the weight ranges of most sizes, so you can load up, head off and explore the skies on long adventures.

Bruce’s notes
I am very happy with the RIOT because I have managed to make it a real pilots’ glider.

The lighter weight makes for lighter and even more direct handling and the pack size is also very low as we are one of the few brands not putting plastic reinforcing in the back part of the sail.

Despite this the sail is super clean on top between the brakes, which is achieved by careful use of sail shape and straps, rather than heavy reinforcing.

The RIOT certified weight ranges have been extended which means that even if you fly the glider over the top of the ideal weight range, you are still flying within certification.

Extended certified ranges are available on 4 sizes of Riot: XS=50-70, S=60-95, M=75-105, ML=88-113.

Materials
Top surface : Porcher Skytex 32g/m² universal
Bottom surface : Porcher Skytex 27g/m² universal
Ribs : Porcher Skytex 29 and 34 g/m² hard
Internal structure : Porcher Skytex 32g/m²
Nose reinforcing : Plastic wire 2,4mm
Risers : 13mm black Kevlar/nylon webbing
Pulleys : Harken and Spenger
Top lines : Liros DC (Unsheathed)
Middle lines : Edelrid 8000U (Unsheathed)
Lower lines : Liros PPSL (Sheathed)
Brakes : Liros DC (Sheathed)

Specifications:

XS S M ML L
Projected area 17.83 19.53 21.23 22.93 24.63
Flat area 21.00 23.00 25.00 27.00 29.00
Glider weight 3.7 3.9 4.2 4.4 4.7 kg
Total line length 204 224 243 262 282 m
Height 6.7 7.0 7.33 7.6 7.8 m
Cells 54/102
Flat aspect ratio 5.42
Projected aspect ratio 4.07
Root cord 2.46 2.5 2.6 2.7 2.89 m
Flat span 10.67 11.16 11.64 12.10 12.54 m
Projected span 8.46 8.85 9.23 9.59 9.94 m
In-flight weight range 50-65 60-80 75-95 90-108 100-125 kg
Certification EN/LTF-B

 

BGD RIOT colour scheme
BGD RIOT colour scheme

Included with your glider:
Paraglider including Rucksack, BGD T-shirt, Speed bar, USB stick with manuals, BGD stickers, Repair kit, Stuff sack, Riser bag & Compression strap

More information and links to certification details available from: www.flybgd.com

BGD RIOT Manual: Punk manual (EN version 1.8)

Product code: BGD-P-RIOT-size

If you would like to know more about the BGD RIOT or arrange a test flight with your local dealer, please send a message using the ‘Contact us’ form. Alternatively please telephone us on 01768 779800.

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