Went to the MANX GP

Discussion in 'Racing' started by BOOTLACE, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. Skowinski

    Skowinski Eukaryote

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    Beautiful bike! Love the old school roadracers. There is a 71 CB500 in the garage, but it's not in running condition right now... :lol2

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    Oh, and picked up a 6 pack of this a bit ago, reminded me of your fair country downunder. :beer

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  2. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    You've got 7 months. Better get onto it I'd say :lol3
  3. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Hey RockDoc, you got enough hammers there? I could send you a couple more, if it would help....:evil Hey it's Cooper's big anniversary year. All good!
  4. BOOTLACE

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    The 'Parade Lap' scrutenerring. PORN ALERT!!!

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  5. BOOTLACE

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  7. Harvey Krumpet

    Harvey Krumpet Been here awhile

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    Is that the same as a hard combustion tool?

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  8. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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    Use em friend. That's why you've got em.
  9. BOOTLACE

    BOOTLACE Bikie Scum.

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  10. BOOTLACE

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  11. BOOTLACE

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  12. BOOTLACE

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  13. Skowinski

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    Awesome photos of old race bikes Boots! :lurk

    (Needed all the dead blow hammers, those crankcase halves did not want to let go of each other after being together for 40 years or so)
  14. BOOTLACE

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    All those nice shiney machines would, of course be treated to the the crappest day of the meet.

    Here they come..

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  15. BOOTLACE

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    A funny thing happened. While watching racing one day at Hillberry we were sharing the grass bank with a family of four.

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    Hey! Don't I know that bloke?!:huh

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    Sure do! So we spend the next hour or so talking to the FAST MAN, about bikes, racing, and of course, the Island and the Mountain Circuit. He always tries to get to the Manx GP, but insists that I make sure I get myself to the TT, because, in his words; "What we do around here at the TT is pretty HARD CORE....." :evil

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    I couldn't have imagined a more down to earth, genuine guy.This was a very special day.

    And the really good news is that he, along with most of the other FAST guys, like Cam Donald, Guy Martin, Connor Cummins, Hutchy etc., will be racng at this years Manx, which has had a major overhaul.

    This is gunna be awesome... http://www.mgpfestival.com/News/2012/09/05/Proposal-for-new-classic-TT-Races.aspx :eek1
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    All over, red rover! Nothing left to do but party! :freaky

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    Bad Moon rising...

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    Some people take all this VERY seriously. :eek1

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    Mystery Gal.

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    Bye bye little Isle.
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    Planes and ferries booked. See yuz there!

    Over and out!
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  18. Dash2

    Dash2 Always Learning

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    thanks for the ride along :clap. i am curious though about going to see the manx on foot. how is public transportation around the island?
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    I Can't honestly say! But really, you kind of need a bike...Some of the viewing places require nothing but. If you we're to gwoogly motorcycle rentals Isle of Man , you will find some very decent people to deal with. You will also find that they are almost all booked out, but people drop out for all sorts of reasons. And you don't need a bike EVERY day . Check it out!
    And mate, people tend to look after each other.. Just GO. :D
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    gsd4me 90% bluff

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    Pardon my ignorance, but who is he? :dunno