Isle of Man TT2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by y2blade, Jun 10, 2012.

  1. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    Time to start planning.

    I'm booked for
    31st May - 6th June
    :freaky
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  2. dakardood

    dakardood Been here awhile

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    Seriously thinking of going the week earlier next year to try to catch the weather - talked to a few locals and they reckon they have tried to have the fortnight shifted back a week to catch the better weather slots but the Manx won't go for it? Not sure if this is true?
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  3. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    I think they were pulling your leg my friend.
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  4. dakardood

    dakardood Been here awhile

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    The b@stards! :rofl
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  5. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    The g/f and I have already paid the deposit :D
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  6. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    This week and a half at work are dragging like crazy.

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  7. g®eg

    g®eg Canadian living in exile

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    teaser....

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  8. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    Programme arrived, not sure on the iffy cartoony cover shot though!

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  9. justafurnaceman

    justafurnaceman Imaginary

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    Very jealous! I'm going to have to put this on the list of events to visit. Have fun!
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  10. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    You are going to have the best time of your life.

    Explore Douglas, meet the locals, soak it all in.

    Have fun!
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  11. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Yep! That's waaaaay dodgy.....
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  12. chasfactor

    chasfactor Been here awhile

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  13. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    Thanks,.....I haven't missed a TT in 12 years :freaky
    The atmosphere is like nothing else, the locals are amazing people.

    Can't wait.
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  14. y2blade

    y2blade Long timer

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    The Official Isle of man TT FREE app is now available.

    Just installed it here :D
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  15. RaY YreKa

    RaY YreKa Palanquins RTW

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    Bleh.

    I'm not going now.

    The now ex-g/f is, she just got new tyres put on her GSXR-600.
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  16. TeneRay

    TeneRay 2>4

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    I wish I was there! Good luck to all of those brave, crazy bastards. Let's go Guy! Brewing for a win!
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  17. Dahlin

    Dahlin Need more time...

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    I'm going for the first time this year, leaving Sweden on Monday, riding through Sweden, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, United Kingdom to get there.
    Will spend 10 days on Isle of Man.

    Any pointers, tips, ideas and suggestions on what to see, do and expereance is appreciated, and natuarly, I will see the races.
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  18. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    Douglas has some great places to eat. I had some of the best Indian food there I have ever had in a small local restaurant.

    There are a lot of great places to see the races. Ballaugh Bridge has to be seen, as well as Quarter Bridge, Craig na Baa, and Ramsey.

    Where will you be staying?
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  19. y2blade

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    Laxey Wheel is worth a visit too, and a trip on the electric railway from Ramsey to Douglas is great fun...lovely views.
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  20. spezjag

    spezjag Long timer

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    In Laxey, there is a wollen mill where you can get wool blankets and scarves in a Manx tartan.

    Laxey is also the home of Manx Leathers - where I got a custom-made IOM leather patch for five pounds!
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