Bit of land speed history return to OZ

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harky
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Bit of land speed history return to OZ

Post by harky » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:49 am

good to see a bike that set some speed history coming back to Australia
the auction price is staggering
wonder who bought it ?
i volunteer to ride it @ lake Gairdner

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-02-03/v ... on/9390634
harky
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so far 120mph for$2000---imagine how fast I can go for $20,000

Stayt`ie
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Re: Bit of land speed history return to OZ

Post by Stayt`ie » Sat Feb 03, 2018 1:41 pm

Thanks for posting Steve, interesting read 8)

I have been slowly collecting snippets of Australian Motorcycle LandSpeed history, with it in mind to compile a book when I decide to retire,, so if anyone out there has anything related, please contact me :D
First Australian to ride a motorcycle over 200mph at Bonneville,,,

harky
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Re: Bit of land speed history return to OZ

Post by harky » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:33 pm

Ronnie
as a little harky , ( 1968–9 -70 ) i went to beach land speed meetings in Tasmania
some were at a ( then remote ) beach , common name was 7 mile beach ( guess how long it was ) ( north western Tas , near Port Sorrell , off the Exeter Highway)
chat with you @ the lake
cheers
older ——- harky
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Re: Bit of land speed history return to OZ

Post by AuotonomousRX » Sat Feb 03, 2018 3:06 pm

Hey Harky

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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