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Nov 10, 2011, 09:10 PM
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K100 363mph New NZ Record

318mph D60 60" NZ Record
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Nov 10, 2011, 09:31 PM
C'mon more Energy
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Congrats man. Your really starting to get moving now!!
Nov 10, 2011, 09:31 PM
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Nice job!


That's fast!!!
Nov 10, 2011, 09:37 PM
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Congrats. Those are some smokin' speeds. What were the conditions?

ian
Nov 10, 2011, 09:39 PM
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Awesome Alex. Where, wind etc?
Nov 10, 2011, 09:52 PM
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Thanks for the invite the guys are saying. . With a cheeky grin. Go bust 500 already !
Nov 10, 2011, 10:30 PM
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Great speed
Especially for a 60

-Ron-
Nov 10, 2011, 10:56 PM
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Apologise to Eric for me. Forecast only got good last night. Until then was looking dodge. It is hard to forecast more than 2 days out. Ask Eric if that is enough time to get him here in future...

Wind was averaging 40kts, Wainui Ridge in Christchurch
Nov 10, 2011, 11:04 PM
speedfreek
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Well done Alex!


Waz
Nov 10, 2011, 11:29 PM
It flies!
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Congratulations Alex! No doubt there'll be more records for you in the near future.
Nov 11, 2011, 01:43 AM
Ook!
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Go Alex! What time of year has the most consistent winds? I'm gonna have to fly down for a few days
Nov 11, 2011, 02:00 AM
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Any videos Alex?
Would be great to see, maybe would just be a blur.
Well done. I will be happy if I get to 200 one day.
Cheers
Knut
Nov 11, 2011, 02:13 AM
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Summer has the best winds. Anytime from now till March.

Here's a video Watch in HD:

New NZ DS Record 11/11/11 (15 min 31 sec)
Nov 11, 2011, 02:45 AM
AvB
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Wind, hill, ... I'm keen ...
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That's totally sweet-az, bro!!! Fantastic Alex, well done. We're all super impressed with your incredible persistence (must have been the fastest windburner rebuild ever!) and how you're out there breaking new ground all by yourself! Geez, what an achievement. Lots of us are sitting here looking at your video, perfect conditions, incredible site, incredible flying, and thinking ... he's got that hill totally to himself, how amazing!
Nov 11, 2011, 03:14 AM
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WOW. Amazing video Alex..hats off to you , and you pit crew. Nothing happens without a gunner.
One of the most exciting video's I've seen. Man looked so fast. And I loved the suck down's....and after comments. SWEETAZZZZ...:
And the D60 was rippin..awesome stuff mate....I hope we all can all stand on the hill together one day very soon....
BTW no speed on the burner ???

Tim
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