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#16 keefr22

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Posted 23 September 2018 - 04:28 PM

If that is a reference to the tragic accident in Clocaenog Forest it seems, from what I have learned that the motorcyclist was doing around 100 mph on a twisty B-road and the rally car was simply crossing the road and the motorcyclist was un-sighted when the car driver looked.
It will probably all go away as a rally incident after the inquest.


If I had a mortgage I'd have bet on that being the case. What annoyed me was the way it was reported with both the Police & that politician planting the belief in the uneducated public's mind that it was the rally crew 'to blame' as they were 'taking part in a rally on public roads'...

 

If it was the case it was the rider's fault I really hope it doesn't 'go away as a rally incident', but the blame is properly apportioned and the rally crew (& rally) completely exonorated.

 

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Posted 29 September 2018 - 09:24 AM

I'm meeting some senior MSA people later today and I'll see what the current situation is.

 

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Just got back and the general consensus is that until there has been an inquest not much can be done. However, it seems likely that the motorcyclist was riding at a very fast speed and if this is evidenced at the inquest, the MSA publicity machine will make that known to the general media.


Edited by Cooperman, 29 September 2018 - 07:36 PM.


#18 Kaj

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Posted 12 October 2018 - 08:33 PM

Quick question - can the gaps at the rear quarter panels be filled with expanding foam or something that is fireproof?

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Posted 21 October 2018 - 05:36 PM

You need a fireproof filler material for the gaps each side of the rear seat back.
Glass Reinforced Plastic 'hole bridge' is what I have used with no problems. It can be finished off with seam-sealer to make it look better.




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