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post #1 of 13 Old 10-31-2011, 01:23 AM Thread Starter
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26.2 Miles in Full Leathers & Helmet

Hi guys. I haven't been here for ages... since I had a ZX10R even!
Since then I've had a few bikes, went from the 04 ZX10R to a MV F41000S (baaaad move!!) onto a 07 R1 (great bike). Now I have a old H1 500.

I'm into running now. Yesterday I ran the biggest marathon in NZ, the Auckland Marathon, in full leathers (shift M1) and a full face helmet (HJC - front chin padding removed, otherwise stock). Raising money for Muscular Dystrophy. Also raising awareness of the fact most of us get to choose how and when we move, unlike those with M.D.

It was a warm day, we're mid spring here in New Zealand. The temp was 68F at 10am (event started at 6am). Here is some footage from the day.


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post #2 of 13 Old 10-31-2011, 02:30 AM
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Gday bud welcome back and good on ya for runnin/caring but now ya need the gen 4
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Way to go kiwi! Awesome thing to do for an awesome cause. I have a dear friend thats recently been diagnosed and he struggles every day with the effects of this debilitating disease. Repped for what you did.

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Wow, good on you man. Pretty rugged stuff. Nice to hear you did it for a good cause as well.

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that's awesome...im a runner too and i gotta tell ya...a 10k in leathers would be an amazing feat...but a full on marathon? hard core.

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Some people complain about sweating in leather on a motorcycle... yet you run a full MARATHON in them. Wow... just.... wow

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You r the man!

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Thats awesome!!!! i bet your lid smelled like you ran a marathon afterwards though

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Wow!!! Thats awesome man!! Hats off to ya!
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