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Old 06-12-2012, 06:49   #211
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Old 17-01-2016, 15:07   #212
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Re: Speedway!
500cc, Alcohol fuel, No Brakes, No transmission, 0 to 60 in 3 seconds,
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"I started off racing Speedway Solo at 15, Hitting the fence was a real fear, You could be killed instantly, or be in Hospital for years, with the very real possibility of never walking again. Precautions there, Dont hit the Wall"
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Glad to see other sailors here from the dirt track oval! I raced Flat Track and Speedway here in Canada in the 80's and 90's. Mr. B had CONCRETE walls on the Australian tracks! At least our Canada tracks had thin plywood, so they would just slow you down as you went through the wall! The BEST fences was when I raced in Sweden, they had cushioned walls.

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Old 18-01-2016, 06:00   #213
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Love bikes down to 3 now.
I'm part of the ABH camp. Anything but harley. I like riding not waiting for the tow truck on the side of the road. Hell I'd even ride one of those Russian Urals!
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Old 07-03-2016, 05:20   #214
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I have always loved BMW's. In a perfect world, one would have several bikes to cover all the bases. Touring, Track, Trail etc. The GS and the GS Adventure, along with the large KTM's are like the Swiss Army Knives of motorcycles! This is ripping the Tail of the Dragon in North Carolina. A month later, I was above the Arctic Circle.
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I'm moving back to Australia at the end of the year and I'm dreaming of getting back on two wheels once again. Thankfully Ducati has created a new bike that I am lusting after, the Xdiavel




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Old 07-03-2016, 07:19   #216
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I'm getting ready to sell my Husqvarna TE-450 as I can't take it cruising, anybody interested?

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gal...20450%2007.jpg


file photo, but mine has only been ridden by an old man, well cared for
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First is my Dad on a 1945-46, 45 inch flathead FL in Seattle, circa 1947. the next is my 2007 FLHX.
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I'm getting ready to sell my Husqvarna TE-450 as I can't take it cruising, anybody interested?

http://www.motorcyclespecs.co.za/Gal...20450%2007.jpg


file photo, but mine has only been ridden by an old man, well cared for
what year and how much? It might want to hang out with my Husaberg!
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