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Saturday, February 25, 2023
Burt Munro, known as the fastest man from New Zealand, became internationally known for the records he broke at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah in the 1960s. In eleven record attempting trips to the National Speed Week, the Kiwi broke three world records on his Indian motorcycle
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Anthony Hopkins starred in a movie about Munro entitled "The World's Fastest Indian" which is free on Amazon if you have Prime ($2.99 without).ReplyDelete
I saw it years ago and I thought it was pretty good.
It was a good film. One amusing cameo was when he asked the young lad next door to look after his lemon tree. By peeing on it!Delete
How is that a cameo?Delete
Good flick, worth the watchDelete
If he got any closer to that engine they'd hafta get married.ReplyDelete
"That carb sure does have a purty mowf."
I'd lay like this on my Honda 90 going down a steep hill and could barely get above 60.Delete
He was a very personable guy. He will always have the under "1000 cc class record". They changed the classification breaking down that class into 3 separate classes that are very specific.ReplyDelete