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Old 06-23-2013, 02:36 PM   #205
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Location: Auckland,New Zealand
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Hamilton Motorcycle Club put on a great event, very well run and the weather was perfect.
I met up with a fellow ADV rider Oscar who ran a smooth operation in Pit lane for the day...he must have been cold.
Team Bavaria fielded two bikes , the ever popular R90s and the less well known R90/6 touring version.
Sid was running a higher final drive and pulled away on the straights and both of us managed best lap times of 1:27, which was my best ever.
Our local KB group BFTP turned up and we had 5 BMWs outside 'the Eagles Nest" tent.
Entered in two classes , Posties/Classics and Clubmans B, so had 2 rounds of practice and 6 races...well would have had 6 but for the last one we swapped bikes and Sids super duper Lithium Iron red battery decided to die on the start line.....

There was a few cool bikes there too, a new Norton Commando, that he managed to lay down on the grass....
and his 1934 Royal Enfield V twin 1300 cc(?)

I was pretty knackered after 45 odd laps ( 120 KMS) of HD on the old Beamer. The last minute clutch works held up fine.
maybe Trust Me will have the old Triumph cobbled together for August....
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