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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #30 on: October 17, 2017, 01:11:29 PM »
So now that the 50 spots are taken (other than late cancellations), who is going to spectate?
It looks as though 80-85 Husky and myself will be attending.......
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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #31 on: October 17, 2017, 10:44:44 PM »
How good is this.  8) 8)
Class full with awesome times ahead to join in the 40th celebration.
Wish i was going to have a look.
Can't wait to see celebration photos and one day hear the lasting stories for many years to come.
Congratulations all  8) 8)
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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #32 on: November 07, 2017, 10:07:48 AM »
From the adb fb site
http://adbmag.com.au/editorial/enduro-legend-dick-burleson-confirmed-2018-a4de/

 ENDURO LEGEND DICK BURLESON CONFIRMED FOR 2018 A4DE
Enduro legend, winner of 8 ISDE Gold Medals, 8 AMA National Enduro Championships, 60 National Enduro wins in the USA Dick Burleson is riding the Vintage Class at the 2018 Australian 4-Day Enduro.

In 1980, only four years after the inaugural event, Burleson was the first international rider to compete in the A4DE. He claimed the win and in 2018 he’s coming back for another ride to help celebrate the 40th anniversary of this prestigious event.

Phil Lovett will be hosting Burleson during his visit and the search is now on for the bike that Dick rode in 1980. It was a 1980 Husqvarna WR250 and if anybody knows its whereabouts please get in touch with Geoff Udy udyquadcountry@gmail.com

It would be fantastic to reunite Dick Burleson with this piece of Australian enduro history if possible. It may still have the scrutineering markings from 1980 on the engine cases, rims and hubs, a splotch of paint with the riding number 1 scratched in it. The registration number plate was QS-027 as can be seen in the picture of Burleson leading the parade of competitors through Cessnock prior to the start in 1980.

The support for the Vintage class, riders over 45 and bikes up to 1986 has been phenomenal and all places are now taken. Riders can still enter, though, and go on a waiting list to replace any who may not be able to attend. If other classes don’t reach full capacity then that may open the way for more Vintage Class entries.

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #33 on: January 16, 2018, 10:29:02 PM »


Norm Watts, winner of 1978 A4DE, refuelling at the 1979 event. Geoff Udy with PE250 on far right of picture.

Photo taken by Peter Drakeford.

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #34 on: January 17, 2018, 11:01:01 AM »
the shox arnt stuck down on Norms bike???

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #35 on: March 14, 2018, 10:38:01 PM »
It looks like at least 2 riders who missed out on vintage class at 2018 A4DE are going to ride their old bikes anyway:

Michael Turner, NSW, Yamaha IT250 (Masters)
Kevin Cameron, NSW, Suzuki PE400 (Veterans)

Maybe they were always planning to ride these bikes in a modern class anyway? Anyway, best of luck to 'em!

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #36 on: March 15, 2018, 11:16:42 AM »
i was planning to come up and ride the husky around for a few days but a new job has me by s & c's

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #37 on: March 15, 2018, 09:28:59 PM »
Not vintage, but Josh Ballard is riding a Yamaha TTR250 in the Enduro 1 class!

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #38 on: March 15, 2018, 09:46:38 PM »
"SCMCC ConondaleVinduroSprint" Classic A4DE Club Team.

 
The Swvm though the tree's! http://youtu.be/4h6BbasT16I
Metalink Conondale vinduro sprint. May 19/20 2018    
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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2018, 07:50:12 PM »
Vintage class stats:
Can am 3
Honda 4
Husqvarna 19!
Jawa 1
Kawasaki 3
Ktm 6
Maico 7
Montessa 1
Suzuki 4
Swm 3
Vespa 1
Yamaha 15

Act 4
Nsw 23
Qld 16
Sa1
Uk 3
Vic 18
Wa 2

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #40 on: March 17, 2018, 12:46:13 PM »
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Vintage class stats:
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Vespa 1

I saw the Vespa listed. Can anyone explain what exactly it is?

Tex
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« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2018, 01:08:26 PM »
Chris   Bullen   Vintage   NSW   Vespa Delux 125   1982

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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #43 on: March 25, 2018, 12:35:19 PM »
I spotted Elle Knowles and Alison Parker attending this years event
. Was there any female riders back in 78 ??
cheers A
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Re: Vintage Class A4DE
« Reply #44 on: March 25, 2018, 06:28:50 PM »
she was on my wall.... ;) Elle