Kiwi's Tumble

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Kiwi's Tumble

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For your viewing pleasure - let the somewhat short show begin...

The top part of the screen is the finish line which is about 100 meters from whre I parted company with the FZR, and when the flag marshall does the funny little side step, she's avoiding the bike.

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And my only lingering injury is a sprained thumb, and yes I bought a lotto ticket later on, but my luck seemed to be all used up - not that I'm complaining :)

Sorry if it take a while to load - it was a huge file.
“I venture not to cross that finish line in a neat, tidy well ordered bundle, but to slide across it sideways in a shower of spark’s, leaking oil, hissing steam shouting ..Geronimo !!!!! “



2005 SV996R SOLD
1988 FZR750/1040 race bike SOLD
1988 FZR750/1000 - the next project CHANGING THE LOOK AGAIN, BUT STILL ON THE ROAD
Now he's got a KAWASAKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nope - Sold that one too

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Post by spook »

Wow. Great vid. That's a big one for sure! You are a lucky man Kiwi :) Glad you almost good to go again. :P

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Post by hotcam »

Yes very much! Looked painful...
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Wow! is all I can say
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Post by sickle44 »

Graham,

WTH happened there man??? Almost looked like you were well off before you even hit the wall? Had you saved a high-side but got all messed up on the machine, hence, the wall? Just tryin' to figure it out, sorry if I'm making you relive the pain, OW, Damn!!

Glad you're alright my friend.
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Graham,

WTH happened there man??? Almost looked like you were well off before you even hit the wall? Had you saved a high-side but got all messed up on the machine, hence, the wall? Just tryin' to figure it out, sorry if I'm making you relive the pain, OW, Damn!!

Glad you're alright my friend.
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To tell you the truth, I think I'm one very lucky man - considering the alternatives...!!!!
“I venture not to cross that finish line in a neat, tidy well ordered bundle, but to slide across it sideways in a shower of spark’s, leaking oil, hissing steam shouting ..Geronimo !!!!! “



2005 SV996R SOLD
1988 FZR750/1040 race bike SOLD
1988 FZR750/1000 - the next project CHANGING THE LOOK AGAIN, BUT STILL ON THE ROAD
Now he's got a KAWASAKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nope - Sold that one too

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Post by FZRDude »

I'm sorry, but I had a little giggle over that, not because "YOU" crashed, but because I read all of the comments before watching the vid. Seeing them picking up flags upon flags....

Glad Everyone is okay.




Oh, and that looked like it hurt more than you are letting on.
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Post by kiwi60 »

Oh, and that looked like it hurt more than you are letting on.
Honestly - I was a bit bent but nothing was broken, I only had a few light bruises and a sprained thumb - and that's all; and I was back at work on Tuesday, just moving a little slower than usual. ;)
“I venture not to cross that finish line in a neat, tidy well ordered bundle, but to slide across it sideways in a shower of spark’s, leaking oil, hissing steam shouting ..Geronimo !!!!! “



2005 SV996R SOLD
1988 FZR750/1040 race bike SOLD
1988 FZR750/1000 - the next project CHANGING THE LOOK AGAIN, BUT STILL ON THE ROAD
Now he's got a KAWASAKI!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Nope - Sold that one too

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Post by sbutler »

Oh DEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Post by sickle44 »

well,

I've got a fairing for a 1000 but I don't think they fit the 750 frames, at least that's what that oen looks like anyways and I sold both of my wheels to Graham. I'd help you with parts if I could, but that good old NZ shipping would probably kill. Like another fellow said, bikes you can fix, so I'm more than happy you're alright. Here's to riding something else for your racing season :cheers
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K, Yeah, I know excuses are just like a,holes; everyone's got one
I will be starting some day??.

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Post by YZFRob »

One reason when you work at a racetrack you always keep an eye up track. Been cornerworking for 9 yrs this year. Seen some rather insane crashes and some bonehead things happen (ie spectators trying to stop a race by running out to the track and a photographer sneaking out to lay in the grass 20' from the track)
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