World Superbike Racer
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Wellington, New Zealand
I Ride: 2013 ZX6R, 2013 Triumph Street Triple, 2018 Triumph Street Triple RS
Guy Martin was lucky enough to ride one when he came through here two years ago. Rode it at Manfeild (my local track) and had to follow special instructions since it's the last one running in the world. You'll also notice his helmet follows the Britten colour scheme (pink/blue) and has the four stars (Southern Cross) of New Zealand. The bike is really weird to ride since it won't rise under acceleration or dive under brakes. We just about lost half of them in the Christchurch earthquakes. So lucky that someone remembered to go in a fish them out even though the place was red-zoned and no one was meant to go there. I love the fact that they never had head-gaskets. The block was decked so smooth that they weren't needed. Engineering marvel even today. But Kiwis have always been great innovators. We split the atom, built a plane before the Wright Brothers, the first country to retain the America's Cup and just about took out Oracle (until they cheated) in the big cats, first to summit Everest, we're on our way to have our own space programme, designed the Martin jet-pack, Burt Munro and other legends...yeah we're a cool bunch.
A play on words, or words on play
Last chapter, verse in the final act
Words well scripted, each sentence choking
Inaudible gag, blanket which suffocates
As you eat another's words
Malnourished, you starve.
Last edited by Sanctuary; 02-25-2017 at 11:47 PM.