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Local paper did two articles featuring my V and me

The first two scans are a article about my passion for bike riding and the versys, some of the info is not totally accurate as we never had a farm.





The 2nd article was about a run with the Ulysses club to raise money for ambulance service and the reporter when for a ride on the back of my bike thanks to my lovely wife keri volunteering my services.





I hope you can read it, last time a posted a scan image Ivan cleaned it up for me and if you are there Ivan can you do that again.
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We sure have great people here helping out in this forum.

Great stuff, Phil.
It was really good to finally skype with you.
Cheers and Take care, mate.

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We sure have great people here helping out in this forum.

Great stuff, Phil.
It was really good to finally skype with you.
Cheers and Take care, mate.
Good to finally catch up to Steven, whats a 4 hr time difference (5 in our summer) amongst friends.

The paper that article comes from is called the South Canterbury Herald and is a free once a week paper that goes out to just under 40,000 people. Still think Kawasaki should pay me for promoting the mighty Versys
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Oooh, so you're a celebrity now, Phil.

Nice to see that local media pays attention to community.


Here is the best I could do with the scans:








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Very nice article!
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Thanks for sharing that. Good Read!
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That's awesome phil. Did you pay for it....

Weldone buddy.

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Well done. It's nice to know that some newspapers take an interest in those who travel on two wheels. Hopefully the newly-gained celebrity won't be too difficult to handle.

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Way to go Phil! Good read, and it's good to be noticed.

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Lookin' good Kiwi 41,

Kawi. should give you a 2011 or '12 model to evaluate for all the free publicity you're giving them. You certainly have the country and the roads that the V was made for. We know you'd give an unbiased review.


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This question has been asked especially around my workplace
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Lookin' good Kiwi 41,

Kawi. should give you a 2011 or '12 model to evaluate for all the free publicity you're giving them. You certainly have the country and the roads that the V was made for. We know you'd give an unbiased review.

Unbiased review would of course be what my report would say Grandpa
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I have a Google Alerts set for "Kawasaki Versys" and your two articles showed up as web links in my email from Google the day after publication, here on the other side of the Pacific from you. Pretty cool, and Google Alerts is free. Great way to keep an eye on stuff. I have an alert set for "CHP" and my local area, so I know whenever they are doing any special enforcement, heh.

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That's cool, Phil. Nice story with some real information. Thanks for sharing.


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