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Forum: Day Trippin' 06-09-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
I got a great spot in the centre of Kirkmichael,...

I got a great spot in the centre of Kirkmichael, just prior to the race,

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/TT15/20150608_103240.jpg
...
Forum: Racing 06-09-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
ADVrider meeting last night. Sorry it is a bit...

ADVrider meeting last night. Sorry it is a bit blurry, the chap at the next table I asked to take the picture, didn't seem too interested in the job.

Me on the left, Mr and Mrs High Country Herb,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
Took a run up to windy corner yesterday to watch...

Took a run up to windy corner yesterday to watch the superbike race.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/TT15/DSC09656.jpg

Somebody didn't make it round.
...
Forum: Racing 06-08-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/TT...

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/TT15/DSC09722.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-08-2015, 12:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
advriders meet here 8pm tonight (Monday). ...

advriders meet here 8pm tonight (Monday).

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/TT15/DSC09722.jpg
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2015, 02:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
It's nice that they postponed the first days...

It's nice that they postponed the first days racing, just to let you get here!
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2015, 02:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
excuse the fragmented posting, but I don't trust...

excuse the fragmented posting, but I don't trust this antique laptop I am using.

I then left the Creg ny Baa and took some of the smaller roads back down towards the coast.
...
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-07-2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
We arrived in the Isle of Man at 03:00 on...

We arrived in the Isle of Man at 03:00 on Saturday morning. I can safely say that it was the worst sailing I have ever been on. The PandO express has an aluminium hull, and we were sitting beside one...
Forum: Racing 06-06-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Very bumpy crossing, im amazed, but glad it wasnt...

Very bumpy crossing, im amazed, but glad it wasnt cancelled. Many people lost their stomach contents, and I put my helmet on to go to the loo which got a few laughs☺
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2015, 12:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
Adv'ers are getting together on Monday night 8pm,...

Adv'ers are getting together on Monday night 8pm, in the paparazzi restaurant just across from bushys beer tent.
Forum: Day Trippin' 06-05-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By dmcd
tt'15

Just sitting in the kitchen, watching the clock, waiting to leave home to catch the ferry, to spend seven days in the Isle of Man.

Anybody want to come along?
...
Forum: Racing 06-05-2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Just home from work, gather up a few bits and...

Just home from work, gather up a few bits and pieces, and head for the ferry, which will hopefully leave Larne at 23.59, and arrive in the IOM about 0300.

Paparazzi on Monday night suits me fine. ...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
I don't mind, bushy's tent suits me fine, but it...

I don't mind, bushy's tent suits me fine, but it is much busier, so someone would need to come up with an idea on how to meet up in that place as it will be bunged. My tel no. Is in the other...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
This was my rock climbing experience from Mad...

This was my rock climbing experience from Mad Sunday last year, I was over it a bit faster about 10 years ago on an R1, (profile pic) but gopro's hadn't been invented then ;-)
...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
You win!

You win!
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 12:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Michael Dunlop has dumped Yamaha, and gone back...

Michael Dunlop has dumped Yamaha, and gone back to BMW.

Bit of a moment from practice.


http://youtu.be/9LB2KI9PX2w
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 11:07 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
Here you Nachtflug, does this make you any...

Here you Nachtflug, does this make you any happier?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_hVQp1Wxl1w
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 10:28 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
I would imagine that when trying to win a TT, the...

I would imagine that when trying to win a TT, the big bike manufacturers take the bike most suited to the course, why don't you give them a call and enlighten them? Even better, they may have web...
Forum: Racing 06-04-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
What was it that sent you down the troll path...

What was it that sent you down the troll path nachtflug? Schoolyard bullies? Abused by someone you trusted? There is help out there you know? But I don't think you'll find it on a motorcycle forum.
Forum: Racing 06-03-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
I think this thread is Jo Momma material.

I think this thread is Jo Momma material.
Forum: Racing 06-03-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Any updates on an r.v. time/place, how will we...

Any updates on an r.v. time/place, how will we identify other adv members, I dont fancy the flower in the buttonhole approach 😇.

Unless anyone has a better idea, I will aim to be up at the beer...
Forum: Racing 06-03-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,063
Posted By dmcd
Its the same thing, every fucking year, real road...

Its the same thing, every fucking year, real road racing is a working class sport, why does nobody try to ban mountain climbing, or round the world sailing? Because it is mainly hooray Henrys...
Forum: Racing 06-02-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
The chap who died on the mountain was a racer...

The chap who died on the mountain was a racer taking part in the TT this year, I am guessing he was getting in a few extra laps, and was not one of the "clowns" Bootlace refers to above.

You don't...
Forum: Racing 06-01-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
2016 booked, they wouldn't take a booking for a...

2016 booked, they wouldn't take a booking for a van, which I think is a bit odd, but just booked a bike again to be sure of having a reservation. Nice to see the weather is going to pick up for the...
Forum: Racing 05-26-2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Just thought I'd also share a nice run I got over...

Just thought I'd also share a nice run I got over "the Mountain" on Mad Sunday last year.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yO0T1DGB0OM

I cannot get enough of the place.
Forum: Racing 05-26-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
I'll be staying on the Woodbourne Road, just...

I'll be staying on the Woodbourne Road, just below St. Ninians. I would suggest that a get together would be better done early in the week, e.g. Saturday or Mad Sunday evening?

I'll be on my...
Forum: Some Assembly Required 05-26-2015, 01:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By dmcd
homemade TZ tank/seat

Tank and seat I made for a friends TZ Yamaha, just a hobby, I learned from youtube videos. Quite pleased with it, although it is not perfect, I think it will look ok once it gets a bit of age, and a...
Forum: Racing 05-24-2015, 09:12 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,613
Posted By dmcd
Yip staying 5th-13th in Douglas. Would be happy...

Yip staying 5th-13th in Douglas. Would be happy to meet for a beer or twelve.
Forum: Old's Cool 04-06-2015, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,035
Views: 946,839
Posted By dmcd
My '55 b33 on the Isle of Man TT circuit earlier...

My '55 b33 on the Isle of Man TT circuit earlier today.

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/20150406_155758.jpg (http://s13.photobucket.com/user/derekmcd/media/20150406_155758.jpg.html)
Forum: Racing 03-28-2015, 12:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,747
Posted By dmcd
Hi, great thread! I am not a racer, but have...

Hi, great thread! I am not a racer, but have done 100s of laps of the TT course in various cars, vans and motorbikes. I have watched on board laps and played the game too, but none of them show...
Forum: Thumpers 01-15-2015, 01:58 PM
Replies: 8,324
Views: 1,353,175
Posted By dmcd
I stuck a -30mm Hagon on mine (shortarse), it now...

I stuck a -30mm Hagon on mine (shortarse), it now spends most of its time lugging my 15 stone off road either in the IOM (pic), or my local rock quarry in N Ireland. A fairly tough test I'd have...
Forum: Road Warriors 12-15-2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,031
Posted By dmcd
Forget about it, mine has shown a ring like that...

Forget about it, mine has shown a ring like that on the tubes since it was new in 2011.
Forum: Road Warriors 12-01-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2,590
Views: 487,031
Posted By dmcd
I have the same bike, in the same colour, and I...

I have the same bike, in the same colour, and I was thinking about the future classic thing too, last of the air/oil cooled motors, and sold in fairly low numbers, at a fairly high price.

The...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-30-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By dmcd
Thought I'd have a go at rolling megaphones ...

Thought I'd have a go at rolling megaphones

Got some stainless steel for 20

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/20141107_152141.jpg

Was able to use a free app to work out the...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-06-2014, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,043
Posted By dmcd
There are r1200r threads in the road warriors...

There are r1200r threads in the road warriors section, you might get a better response over there. (I have an '11 r12r)
Forum: Road Warriors 10-28-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,218
Views: 169,435
Posted By dmcd
Had a phone call from my local BMW dealer...

Had a phone call from my local BMW dealer inviting me to come for a test ride on the new r12r........... Next March?!
Forum: The Perfect Line and Other Riding Myths 10-27-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39,930
Views: 10,683,664
Posted By dmcd
Wow nearly 35,000 posts about a road with a 30...

Wow nearly 35,000 posts about a road with a 30 mph speed limit?
Forum: Old's Cool 10-26-2014, 03:50 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 213,407
Posted By dmcd
Northern Ireland Moto X ...

Northern Ireland Moto X

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/IMG_425043936072562_1.jpeg (http://s13.photobucket.com/user/derekmcd/media/IMG_425043936072562_1.jpeg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-18-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By dmcd
First mock up☺ ...

First mock up☺

http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a258/derekmcd/20141018_195802.jpg (http://s13.photobucket.com/user/derekmcd/media/20141018_195802.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-15-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,612
Posted By dmcd
Yip, can probably find the receipts if you need...

Yip, can probably find the receipts if you need to see them, i spent a few months practising with the tig, wasting argon and rods, and learning settings from youtube videos, that was how I stumbled...
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