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Offline Fuz71

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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2019, 05:57:19 AM »

I've just subscribed, thanks for the link.

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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2019, 02:00:20 PM »
Just read vol 1 1984,
I raced the Wingatui 6 hour race, on a brand new IT200.
Cracked a cylinder at the 5 hour mark, while running 4th in class.
That race was a classic at the time, all the big bike shops had the best riders riding their machines as it was very good advertising for the different brands.
I raced that race 3 years in a row 83 on a IT175K and 84/85 IT200.
Thanks for the link, brought back great memories ;D.

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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2019, 02:50:13 PM »
Thats cool.
Page 2 add for Tim Gibbs
 I purchased a low hr CR from him Jan 86 wonder if its the same one
probably not.

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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2019, 03:25:32 PM »
Is a great read. Like to see the next issue with the IT200L test. Good to read a bike test done here in NZ.  The KDX test was good to see we had the exact same model as teenagers.
Great bike. On the farm no helmet gumboots. Those were the days



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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2019, 05:10:33 PM »
   
   It?s a good read thanks Julia , are they the same boots you ride in now  :)




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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2019, 05:36:09 PM »
   
   It?s a good read thanks Julia , are they the same boots you ride in now  :)




  Muzz

Skellerup Perth gumboots. Those ones are long gone - still make them today

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Re: Kiwi Dirt Rider May 1984
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2019, 05:10:44 PM »
Haha, yeah as a 13yr old I ended up in hospital riding my IT175 in shorts, singlet and gum boots. I was wearing a helmet though. I still have the scars and the bike 😂