Mach 3 mem­o­ries

Old Bike Australasia - - LETTERS TO THE EDITOR -

Just fin­ished read­ing the ar­ti­cle in OBA 45 on the Kwaka Mach 3 which brought back mem­o­ries of my ex­am­ple which I bought used from Ron An­gel, three months old with low miles and in per­fect con­di­tion. Think I paid around $750 cash for it and rode home in the rain. Ron told me the pre­vi­ous owner got a big fright on it and got rid of it pronto. It was the white tank (first) model with points ignition. Yes it was quick (I saw 118 mph on the speedo a lot) but sav­age on plugs, you needed to clean or change them ev­ery week if not sooner. I re­call one night when we were top end­ing down the Hume High­way near Don­ny­brook when I felt it start to nip up. I raked the clutch in but too late and she burned the drive

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