2014 Yamaha V max

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Photo: Vanessa Adcock Photography

Vehicle: 2014 Yamaha V max

Engine: 1700cc V4

Transmission: Five speed

Colour: Blue and silver

Name: Sharn Bisschops

From: Invercargill

When and why did acquire it? November 2017

What is the motorcycle’s history? I am the second owner as the bike spent its first four years up in Canterbury

Have you altered it in any way? Not as yet

What’s it like to ride? Extremely exhilarating

What’s it worth? Enough

Where’s your favourite stretch of road? Anywhere where you don’t have to be home or back at work in a hurry

Top speed? 235kmh

Best riding experience? New Zealand bike trip five years ago – 6500km

Worst driving/riding experience? Two and a-half days’ driving in rain North Island

Best music to drive to? Anything from Deep Purple

Describe your riding style: Fast enough

If you could go for a ride/drive in any vehicle it would be a…? 2017 Nissan GTR

What was the first vehicle you ever bought? 1955 Triumph Sprint

Do you belong to any clubs? Southern Dragways

Event: Third point score round, Sunday, February 25, at Teretonga Park. Engines and scrutineering from 10am, racing starts at 1.30pm. Have-A-Go class for new racers. All racers must wear overalls and a helmet. Spectators, adult $15, under 13 free, or $45 for a family pass. For more information, go to www.southerndragways.co.nz

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