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  • NZSBK 2018 Round 1

    Round 1 of NZSBK starts at Ruapuna this weekend

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    1. jasonu's Avatar
      jasonu -
      Quote Originally Posted by Kickaha View Post
      Scrivy gave him one from behind
      Do you get bonus points for that?
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
      Quote Originally Posted by merv View Post
      His favourite action? What about you Kick were you happy with the weekend?

      Not entirely, but as we'd arrived at the track with a bike that wouldn't even start and in the end started and completed 3 races I shouldn't complain
    1. Drew's Avatar
      Drew -
      Quote Originally Posted by merv View Post
      Indeed, but they got off on the grass at that last start but the CTAS coverage wasn't close enough to show us exactly what happened, and they had a good comeback from that - well done boys .
      Wee nudge at turn one, I haven't managed to find the footage to watch myself.
    1. Kickaha's Avatar
      Kickaha -
    1. ellipsis's Avatar
      ellipsis -
      ...great racing in that last race...a few more horses needed Drew...admirable battle...I just watched the last Gixxer 150 race...the battles, bashes and fisticuffs were superb...best race I saw all day...