McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

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McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby duke63 » 07 Feb 2018, 09:22

Good luck to him. he has nothing to prove to anyone.

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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby Blade » 07 Feb 2018, 09:26

Imagine if he won on the Norton.

That's the stuff legends are made off (rock)
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby Kwacky » 07 Feb 2018, 10:12

Great bike to look at but I don't think it's a race winner. I hope I'm wrong.
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby C00kiemonster » 07 Feb 2018, 11:29

At least it takes any pressure at all off the guy as the bike is not expected to win. If he gells with it though....

It will be interesting as he's mainly a honda man - cracking engine on that bike, so i hope he goes safely and well.

He's doing what most greats of their sport do, which is struggle to accept he should retire - it's a very physical sport.
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby Jack » 07 Feb 2018, 17:18

Kwacky wrote:Great bike to look at but I don't think it's a race winner. I hope I'm wrong.


Both in the top ten last year , it's done a 131mph lap , if John is fit and gels well with the team he could be in with a shout , although its hard to see anyone challenging MD and Hutchy for the top 2 spots .
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby Blade » 07 Feb 2018, 17:53

Podium could be possible. Especially if others dnf
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby nsr500 » 07 Feb 2018, 18:07

Good luck to the Auld Codger, could be a good result if he gets fit in time to tame the Norton, if all else fails at least it sounds good thundering down the mountain. But yeah McD and Hutchy will probably be 1st and 2nd all being equal. John has nothing to prove and a lot to gain so fingers crossed for a dream TT this year for McPint
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby rocket » 07 Feb 2018, 18:12

If nothing else it will get him some laps round the TT this year.
"80mph" sorry officer I possibly could not have done that I'm no Valentino Rossi.
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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby duke63 » 08 Feb 2018, 09:09

Sounds sweet.

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Re: McGuinness confirms Norton TT ride

Postby rocket » 08 Feb 2018, 16:51

Yep they were one of the best sounding bikes last year at the TT. Wonder what hes doing with regards to the north west etc
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