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Greg Watters

Post by DLRA » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:30 pm

Just read this on Facebook
Greg just went down in the breaking zone at the Colorado mile.
He was standing back up and walking before any crash response vehicles could even get halfway to him.
He is an incredibly lucky man and one tough Aussie SOB.

Update from Kim
He's ok. Broken thumb and used all the leather in his gloves.
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Post by DLRA » Sun Sep 10, 2017 11:52 pm

From Greg himself
"Thanks everyone ,
Simple break on the thumb and a few bruises
Emergency guys were there real fast , and took no chances making sure I was ok ,if it had been more serious I would have been in good hands"

Jim Higgins reckons "New track record, slid 1001 feet"
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Re: Greg Watters

Post by hawkwind » Mon Sep 11, 2017 3:54 pm

Thank God you are ok but did the bike come out of it as well ? how fast were you going when SHTF ?
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Re: Greg Watters

Post by Stayt`ie » Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:47 pm

Kim told me 228mph, very lucky boy ,,
First Australian to ride a motorcycle over 200mph at Bonneville,,,

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Re: Greg Watters

Post by simpleterm » Fri Sep 15, 2017 1:26 am

228 mph and just a broken thumb? This is unbelievable. Thank God he's all right!

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Post by Greg Watters » Sun Sep 17, 2017 6:25 pm

Probably somewhere between 200 and 180 , i had braked a little before locking the front tire and lowsiding
The thumb, bruising and wore through my right glove using it as a brake and rudder
Lucky there was little to hit

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Re: Greg Watters

Post by gsxrupon01 » Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:10 pm

glad you ok greg.

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Re: Greg Watters

Post by Greg Watters » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:55 pm

Yeah me too Andrew, Thanks :D

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