Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby duke63 » 08 Sep 2017, 20:29

Highlight of the day was overtaking 5 cars and a van on the outside at windey corner :D
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 09:35

What's the weather like to day chaps
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Kwacky » 09 Sep 2017, 09:40

Dry all day according to the forecast.

Just had an email from Steam Packet to say tomorrow's sailing may be cancelled.
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Sep 2017, 09:46

Kwacky wrote:Dry all day according to the forecast.

Just had an email from Steam Packet to say tomorrow's sailing may be cancelled.
Yeah, I just got that too. Looks like a fun crossing of it isn't cancelled (puke)
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 10:47

Focus on the dry weather today boys and have fun.

Weather changes by the hour out there and tomorrow's a whole new day.
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 10:51

Just checked the steampacket site.

They will make a decision at 1200 tomorrow on the liverpool sailing.

I would imagine if it's cancelled they will stick you on the Heysham crossing as the Ben-my-Chree sails in all weather so you should be ok for getting home, If you actually want to (giggle)
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Sep 2017, 10:57

Don't worry - might not be this bad :D (sweat)

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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 11:19

Just remember your not there to ride motorcycles, its just that motorcycles are the quickest way between cake stops (lol)
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 11:22

duke63 wrote:I've seen that film to Blade


Yeah favourite bit in the whole film is the scene after the big brummie chap says to the watersport instructor does this smell of rohynpol to you?
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Rossgo » 09 Sep 2017, 13:11

C00kie-jeeze that would scare the crap outta me!! I hate the water as it is, pretty sure that would put me off for life!

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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 13:26

Been on a bad crossing to the IOM with my wife and kids.

Tip. If they come round selling sick bags for a £1 leave it 2 minutes and once the floor is more sick than carpet there suddenly free (giggle) in fact there throwing the dam sick bags at you and can't get rid of them quick enough (blush)
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby D6Nutz » 09 Sep 2017, 18:33

The end of what turned into a great days riding on the island.

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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby duke63 » 09 Sep 2017, 20:52

Peel sunset photobombed by the mad silhouette man of Tankslap.
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 20:56

If you wake in the middle of the night and see the same silhouette scream for help but don't fight back (wasntme) a struggle will make it worse.............for you anyway (happy)
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby duke63 » 09 Sep 2017, 21:46

Gaffer tape man.
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Blade » 09 Sep 2017, 21:51

That name will strike fear into all island habatiants tonight (devil)

There won't be a sole who sleeps easy tonight with gaffer tape man :x on the prowl
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby duke63 » 10 Sep 2017, 21:15

Awesome trip as always. Blessed with good weather yesterday and Friday afternoon so saw plenty and rode plenty.

Bike swap was great too. Thanks guys.

Shame we had to change ferry this morning but I actually thought the Heysham ferry was a better experience and not a huge amount further in distance. Maybe worth looking at next year.

Good craic, good company, great food and drink and fantastic riding. Here's to next year.
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Re: Isle of Man - 8th to 10th September

Postby Stonesie » 10 Sep 2017, 21:27

Same thought's here I loved the weekend and can't wait to do it all again. Loved the bike swapping and the craic too.
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