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PostPosted: Mon Jul 21, 2008 1:30 pm 
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my uncle lives just outside of Carterton :D


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Either days good for me ... two rug rats and not allowed to go away. Always able to slip in a ride though :D


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Section Moderator & South West AEC
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hey guys,

just curious, do any of you guys know some friends of mine, rod bardsley, andy durno aka tallbeast and warren grubner?

they're from NZ and apart from tallbeast whose in auckland now, the other 2 are in the wellington area still.

met them in the alps as guides and saw them when i went to NZ last year. top guys!

jon


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Jonny >> Can't say I do brother... :(

Yep, Sunday's good too, what time were you guys thinking of meeting up at Makara?

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if it helps, tallbeast was the bass player in a band called head like a hole.

and to think they told me they were "legends" :lol:


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great band that !


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yep! :D thats tallbeast! back right! a king amongst men!

rod ran a shop for a while and now lives in a place called, well, pronounced para-per-ram outside of wellington and i think warren was dual dh champ in 99, but don't quote me on that.

tallbeast flies helicopters in auckland now.

cheers for that, always fun to play the do you know who i know game! :D


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:47 am 
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I know andy durno - bought some forks off him not so long ago!!!

good bloke


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 12:57 am 
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ha ha! if you see him about tell him i said hi! it'll freak him out! :D if he needs to clarify which jon, coz lets face it there are loads of us! tell him it was jon who sold him the shiver sc's a few years ago in morzine!

must get back to NZ at sumpoint, awsome place.


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 23, 2008 9:54 pm 
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Been rostered to work this weekend so gonna have to duck out of the Sunday ride, sorry guys but have a cracker out there won't ya! :(

Rich


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