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Guy Martin's Honda Crash At the Isle Of Man 06 Jun 2017 13:58 #763730

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Visibly shaken! Pretty scarry.

Current project 76 KZ900 (This was a Vetter model)
76 KZ900
81 XJ550H SECA (Current Project)
82 XJ550R SECA
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74 Z1900
72 CB450

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Guy Martin's Honda Crash At the Isle Of Man 06 Jun 2017 14:49 #763734

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Very lucky young man.
Steve
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Guy Martin's Honda Crash At the Isle Of Man 07 Jun 2017 11:10 #763835

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I saw this when it happened and they interviewed him the next day. Apparently the Honda Fireblade SP2 (our CBR1000) is having a gearbox issue during which it finds a false gear and proceeds to destroy the entire tranny which in turn can lock the motor or, in Martin's case, cause him to lose control of a 140mph bike. Either way, dude is lucky to have not only walked away with a bruised wrist, but with his life.
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Guy Martin's Honda Crash At the Isle Of Man 07 Jun 2017 12:39 #763839

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Unfortunate news so far this year. As in past years.

ultimatemotorcycling.com/2017/06/07/2017...lambert-hoek-bonner/
Current project 76 KZ900 (This was a Vetter model)
76 KZ900
81 XJ550H SECA (Current Project)
82 XJ550R SECA
Past:
86 FJ1200
74 Z1900
72 CB450

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