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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #15 on: August 30, 2013, 10:29:47 AM »
Well done John......where exactly on the planet is this little slice of heaven?
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« Reply #16 on: August 30, 2013, 11:17:56 AM »
Very nice you give us all something to aim for.
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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #17 on: August 30, 2013, 02:37:08 PM »
John,

Let me start with NICE !

I don't want to be your next new best friend but am willing to come and churn out a few laps on your track, help you drink your beer and eat your meat(partial to T-Bones but sangers will do).

I'll supply the sauce for the barbie an seeing how I'm feeling generous I'll even bring my own bike.

Your good for the fuel aren't you John ????

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #18 on: August 30, 2013, 03:08:16 PM »
John,I am gonna borrow some words from an old ADB big bore test & say you have turned real estate into UNREAL ESTATE,well done mate,only about an hour and a half from my place too ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #19 on: August 30, 2013, 04:39:19 PM »
Well done John......where exactly on the planet is this little slice of heaven?


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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #20 on: August 30, 2013, 05:09:01 PM »
CD11:)

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #21 on: August 30, 2013, 05:11:30 PM »
Neat!!!congratulations John :D
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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #22 on: August 30, 2013, 05:21:15 PM »
Well done Johnny!
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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #23 on: August 30, 2013, 06:54:26 PM »
congrats John,the track looks great-hope you enjoy many years riding it.Ive had a track for many years(natural terrain mx/grasstrack) and I definitely spend more hours per year working/maintaining it than riding it , that includes layout changes to keep it interesting (and riding it anti clockwise) in summer the track quickly disappears as the paddock grows.Few things in life are better than an arvo ride with mates and a BBQ and beers after,once over 40 guys turned up -the mrs thought it was a bit much.    cheers  g.

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #24 on: August 30, 2013, 07:26:04 PM »
Sensational.... as expected, well done.

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #25 on: August 30, 2013, 08:23:06 PM »


     Looks great John you have been looking for a while..
     
     Enjoy it...

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #26 on: August 30, 2013, 11:02:43 PM »
CD11:)


Nah the property is too small for that, I may like to run 'Pre 2000 Bonanza'  ;-)
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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #27 on: August 31, 2013, 09:02:39 AM »
Well done John, love your work and your passion for the sport.

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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #28 on: September 02, 2013, 08:23:38 PM »
I finished rotory hoeing the track over the weekend, having a test ride this Wed, who wants to come?
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Re: Finally got my own track :-)
« Reply #29 on: September 03, 2013, 08:29:40 AM »
Ahh John, you really do know how to make dreams come true. Good for you.

I'd ordinarily be rushing to Heathcote tomorrow to meet you and help run the track in  ;D but seeing as I had a run in with an errant 'roo and some railway tracks yesterday arvo on the Husaberg, I'm going to have to miss out on the invitation. The ribs are a bit tender this morning. Stupid me was only going for a quick blat so I didn't put the body armour on, just the helmet and goggles which was a stroke of good management as there are now a few extra battle scars on the lid.....

Thanks for the invite and have fun running the track in

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