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Author Topic: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009  (Read 20182 times)

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Karl

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #45 on: 04, April, 2009 - 11:47:38 »
With the test hill, did you all start with peddle or electric power ?
That 1 - in - 4 bit looks horrible ( might try it in a car next year ), so to get close to it must have taken some effort  ;D



...ordinarily you are not permitted a "run up" , the rules of the Hill are that it is a standing start only.

After Martins pleading on our behalf, I think the Brooklands staff took pity on us and allowed us a running start - using everything you could manage  ;D

It was really hard work, even my 24v didn't get to the top - but it might have if someone fitter/lighter was using it....

.....plus correctly fitting the quick release battery clamp on my left hand battery would have helped  ::) :D

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #46 on: 20, April, 2009 - 12:43:05 »
Here it is !!!!!!

The long awaited (and mega short for youtube 10 min limit) .......

Brooklands Video - WhooHoo !!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGMqoaJ-E-I&feature=channel_page

Karl

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #47 on: 20, April, 2009 - 15:16:05 »
Thanks for sorting that out for me, most appreciated mate  8)

....nice to give those that couldn't make it a taster of what the day was like  ;)

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #48 on: 20, April, 2009 - 18:30:57 »
My pleasure, I guess it's my way of giving somthing back to the site that has given me so much help and enjoyment.

I will do a longer version on DVD for you and post it back with the drivers if you like.

I thought it best to do that one first and I'll work on the other this week.

Wizbat

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #49 on: 20, April, 2009 - 19:14:56 »
It looks like you all had a great day!
Hopefully I can get down to another meet soon.

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #50 on: 20, April, 2009 - 19:24:56 »
Great stuff, really enjoyed watching that, thanks for adding it to the forum

Retro Andy

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #51 on: 21, April, 2009 - 19:24:51 »
Quote

Here it is !!!!!!

The long awaited (and mega short for youtube 10 min limit) .......

Brooklands Video - WhooHoo !!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGMqoaJ-E-I&feature=channel_page

Bit shaky !!
Were you out of breath  :P
« Last Edit: 21, April, 2009 - 19:30:24 by louisenlauren »

Karl

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #52 on: 21, April, 2009 - 20:56:01 »


Bit shaky !!
Were you out of breath  :P

The camera got passed a round quite a bit on the day, so there's no telling who filmed what , other than Kurt's brother (also called Karl) who filmed most of the last part - best cameraman of the day ;D

Umpa wasn't given the best of raw materials, so a good effort on his part  8)


Karl

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Re: Brooklands Test Hill Centenary Celebrations Sunday 22nd March 2009
« Reply #53 on: 28, November, 2009 - 10:08:33 »
Just re-watched the footage of this , a real shame we didn't have "challenger" available for this run - but then it was this event that was the inspiration for building challenger in the first place  ;D

Bring on the TARDIS ... 8)