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Famous Netriders

Discussion in 'General Motorcycling Discussion' at netrider.net.au started by nearlyempty, Aug 3, 2005.

  1. Sort of a twist on the famous people who ride.

    Not that I know any (my grandad was the architect for Holloway prison & I am the son of the british veterans champion marathon runner, but that's not me so they don't really count).

    Who is our most famous Netrider?

    Anything considered.

    :)


     
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  2. My dad's uncle was Lawrence Hargrave (avaition pioneer)
     
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  3. well today slyfox and I were interviewed about our views on the "compulsory car licence before bike licence"
     
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  4. I was on x factor!!!! Bow before me!!!!

    I also sang a few tunes with Kamahl when I was 12.

    If anyone wants to see it, I'll gmail around a 24mb file of me and the Suade and Pablo boys doing a severely butchered version of "bohemian rhapsody" on the x factor live grand final show. If you look carefully at the end of the clip you'll see me pulling a wedgie on one of the pablo guys as we walk off stage... :LOL: Wedgie in font of a quarter of a million live viewers = my proudest moment.

    <note: will gmail when my broadband is back working again>

    www.suade.net

    Loz
     
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  5. and.....
     
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  6. Is it only the Netriders themselves to be famous? Or by association as well (relos, etc)?

    My father was a TV journo on channels 9 and 10 in the 70's and 80's. Also had his own motoring show on ch 7 for a bit, as well as various appearances in tv shows (Prisoner, The Sullivans, Neighbours, Madam Bouvieres Babies, Cop Shop, Stingers, etc).

    Edit: Oh yeah, I was once on the news as the annual "first day at school" story one year.
     
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  7. and then everyone at perter stevens joined us for a protest march that held up traffic for hours. You will catch it on the 7.30 news...


    One of my aunts was a model, and one uncle worked in radio if fame by association counts.
     
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  8. Loz is the most famous one I know of. The rest of us are nobodies. :)
     
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  9. whats famous about loz?
     
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  10. Groberts is famous , he's on all the police most wanted lists . :butt:
     
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  11. Neat web-site, Dave!!!
     
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  12. So who was he, dale??
    Remember, lots of us oldies can remember back that far!!!!
     
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  13. Thx Paul but i cant take any credit for it :roll: , im just a member.
     
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  14. Well, if we're talking about fame by association (which we're not really, but hey, I can hijack along with the best of you) Kevin Johnson, the Australian singer/songwriter who wrote and sang "Rock and roll I gave you all the best years of my life" came and spoke to my class at school one day cos I asked him too and he played a song on my 12 string Washburn guitar which I still have!
     
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  15. Anyone's claim to fame being on a banner image at the top of the netrider website? :LOL:
     
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  16. My family owned a castle in the old country... till the comunists took over...

    My old man has two inventions to his name, that changed the cement industry (at least in Poland)
     
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  17. Reckon Loz is winning so far...

    X-factor. Wow!
     
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  18. "Add water to crushed rocks! of course! I'll be rich..." :LOL:
     
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  19. One of my relatives back in the 1800's was the man who successfully cross-bred the blue cattle dog. He bred a dingo and a Scottish wall-eyed merle and some other breed (kelpie)

    For many years the dogs used to be called Hall's Heelers.

    http://www.ar.com.au/~norclark/brdhist.htm
     
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  20. Yeah Yeah Yeah. All got famour ancestors who probably woudn't even admit the know you.

    What about YOU?

    Me?

    I'm the bloke that fell off a beemer near Noojee! How's that? :p :p :p

    I ask you. How many other people can say that --- Hey??????
    Let's see you do it. :p :p :p :p

    On a more serious note, I won 11 trial races as a harness driver, and won 14 as a Trainer. My horse held the track record at Traralgon for about 12 months. Also biggest winning margin.

    Regards


    Brian
     
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