Author Topic: Le Minz Scooterthon 2012  (Read 2533 times)


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Le Minz Scooterthon 2012
« on: December 14, 2012, 04:24:05 AM »
Each year a scooterthon is run here on the Gold Coast, raising money for charity. I entered a TGB 101s under the banner of Team BP Chinderah, riders coming from staff at the service station. Way tougher than expected, 24 hours continuous racing taking its toll. We were in the standard class, finishing after all 3 riders retired from injuries. The bike had two crash related breakdowns, one caused by a cracked airbox and the other by the kick starter dislodging the variator (duct tape and a spanner fixed the problems). A great event, people already talking about next year...

PS I'll post some pics soon as I figure out how.


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Re: Le Minz Scooterthon 2012
« Reply #1 on: December 14, 2012, 12:44:39 PM »
good for you, a scooter run for charity is all around fun and
a benefit to many outside of the scooterist world..

would like to see your pictures of the scoots and countryside
on the Gold Coast  !.

i own a scooter shop  with rentals ,sales& racing parts.
i also appraise scooters for KBB.

2003 Vino classic stage 0.75
de-reged stock variator w/8g sliding weights.
1.5k rpm  springs
2005 veniceLX ~70cc~upjet~1.5k rpm springs & 7gr sliders
KeyWest de restricted~8gr slide


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Re: Le Minz Scooterthon 2012
« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2013, 04:40:49 AM »
As promised, here are some photo links. I'm putting them up finally as we approach the next Scooterthon!