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Le Minz 24 Hr Update

 

Further updates on the running of the 2012 Le Minz 24 Hr event being held at Parklands Showground on the Gold Coast.

Mark Peterson/TGB Australia

2013 Le Minz Update 

Australia's most successful Speedway racer Jason Crump teams up with Australia's most successful Superbike racer Troy Bayliss in the would toughest Scooter race stating at 12 Midday Saturday (8th Dec) Gold Coast Parklands Showground's and ends at 12 Midday Sun (9th Dec).

They have six world motorcycle championships between them and their support for the Le Minz 24 Hour Scooterthon will help raise much needed funds for many charities.

In what can be only be described as a star studded line up, spectators will witness Crump and Bayliss go head to head with Garry McCoy himself a World Superbike and 500cc world motorcycle race winner, Stephen Gall one of Australia's most decorated off road motorcyclists, Darcy Ward 2 x world under 21 speedway champion along with 23 other teams all competing on the 50cc scooters.

Don't be surprised to see a handful of other special guest riders including AFL legend and radio host Peter Spida Everritt and V8 Supercar drivers.

The family event will continue to run in rain, hail or snow. Bayliss excited about the chance of rain " bring on the rain, it will really ad to the challenges of the endurance event" "I hope the Gold Coast come down and really support the event, the riders and the charities involved" Bayliss added.

Spectators are more then welcome to attend, with the gold coin entry going straight to charity. Entry for spectators is via GATE 4, Gold Coast Parklands Showground's.

 

Onsite contact - Mark Petersen 0416048815 shotglass@live.com.au

For more information visit www.facebook.com/leminzscooterthon

 

TGB Australia Press Release

Over the coming weekend the highly exhilarating 24 hour Le Minz Scooterthon will take place on the Gold Coast.

Stepping up to the plate at this year’s event to represent TGB scooters is three time World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss who will team up with three time World Speedway champion Jason Crump and multiple Guinness Book world record holder Mark Brownie Brown.

“TGB Scooters Australia is extremely excited to have the ultimate ‘Dream Team’ on our scooter at this year’s 24 hour Scooterthon,” said National Sales Manager, Alan Collins.

“TGB scooters are renowned for quality, reliability and performance and so is the team of Bayliss, Crump and Brownie.”

The TGB ‘Dream Team’ will be riding the TGB Bullet RS 50 as they take on 25 other teams in the demanding scooter endurance test.

The TGB Bullet RS 50 boasts 13” wheels and front and rear disc brakes, with a zippy 2‐stroke 50cc engine. The TGB Bullet RS 50 also features modern aggressive sports styling, large helmet storage and rock solid reliability. With the combination of unmatched performance and agility, the Bullet RS is the model suited for those that settle for nothing but the best!

In the 2011 24 hour Scooterthon, Mark Brownie Brown with his TGB Tapo 50 in tow rewrote the history books riding the most kilometres ever on a 50cc scooter in 24 hours. During the 24 hour endurance race the TGB Tapo scooter rode 1189.685 kilometres‐ an outstanding effort, smashing the previous record of 1178.76 kilometres.

The 24 hour Scooterthon will this year be presented with by TGB Scooters and the Australian Motorcycle & Scooter Expo Gold Coast, the eighth running of the Scooterthon has a fantastic turnout and was a great success, testing the fuel efficiency and mechanical reliability of the 50cc class scooters.

“The 24 hour Scooterthon is the ultimate test for 50cc scooters and will no doubt showcase to the crowds the versatility, power and superb reliability of TGB scooters,” said Alan Collins.

With the weather forecast looking good, be sure to head down to the 24 hour Le Minz Scooterthon also raised significant funds for local charity ‘Give me 5 for kids.’

All TGB scooters are supported by a 2 Year Factory Warranty and come with world renowned reliability and power!!

For further information on history making 24 hour Scooterthon and TGB range please visit www.tgbscooters.com.au


 

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