Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

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Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 9:35 am

Swantz plans to race at the Suzuka 8 hour, it does seem to attract the more seasoned riders, but I have to say I was surprised.
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Thu May 02, 2013 11:08 am

What the ......... ? :shock:
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 12:53 pm

I know right.
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Thu May 02, 2013 1:01 pm

At the age of 49???? Maybe his agressive streak was unleashed again after he was banned from the Texas tests ;)
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 1:05 pm

lol, mind the great Joey Dunlop was killed at 48 and he was super fast 'till the end.
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Thu May 02, 2013 1:17 pm

He was one of the greats wasn't he HR 8-)
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 1:20 pm

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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Thu May 02, 2013 1:29 pm

Nice one :) He didn't really ever slow down did he. A legend 8-)
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 1:35 pm

No he didn't slow down, I think he did 3 races on the day he was killed, won the first two then died in the third. John McGuinness is another that seems to get faster as he gets older, around the Isle Of Man at least, he's 41 and more than ever the guy with a target on his back.
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Thu May 02, 2013 1:46 pm

Jonn McG, I wonder if they shushed him from the library as he screamed past? :lol:
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Fri May 03, 2013 10:39 am

The library might have been tempted to start a "shush fee" to pay for ear muffs for during the races ;)
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby lemmy » Mon May 06, 2013 11:16 pm

I was a fan of his way way back when. But it seems that every year I like him less and less. He is probably my least favorite retired rider.
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby aussie1 » Tue May 07, 2013 7:14 am

lemmy wrote:I was a fan of his way way back when. But it seems that every year I like him less and less. He is probably my least favorite retired rider.


Hi lemmy :) Are you talking about Schwantz or McGuinness?
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby Honda Rider » Tue May 07, 2013 10:40 am

Behave aus! :lol:
John's still going strong and every one loves him! ;)
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Re: Scwantz to race at Suzuka.

Postby lemmy » Tue May 07, 2013 2:39 pm

aussie1 wrote:
lemmy wrote:I was a fan of his way way back when. But it seems that every year I like him less and less. He is probably my least favorite retired rider.


Hi lemmy :) Are you talking about Schwantz or McGuinness?


Oh, sorry I wasn't clear )

Definitely Schwantz.
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