TT 2018 Thread

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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Cavetroll87 » 31 May 2018, 16:46

So unofficial word from Steve, he's not great but will live, deffo will be in a cage on his leg so no more riding this year. 5 riders involved with the course car but he took the brunt of it head on.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Deegee » 31 May 2018, 18:12

My thoughts and best wishes go to Dan Kneans family and friends. I know and accept deaths happen at the IoM most years, but it doesn’t make it any easier.

Fingers crossed for a good outcome for Steve Mercer, I suspect the CotC will have some stiff questions to answer over that.

Here’s hoping that’s the end of it for this year.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 31 May 2018, 18:22

Cavetroll87 wrote:So unofficial word from Steve, he's not great but will live, deffo will be in a cage on his leg so no more riding this year. 5 riders involved with the course car but he took the brunt of it head on.


Good to hear he will live etc, awful luck to have an accident like that.

5?? Some serious miscommunication between marshalls and safety people sounds like to me. :(
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 31 May 2018, 19:03

Hicky fastest tonight so far - nearly less than 17mins for the lap. Came in and dedicated it to his teammate :(
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Rossgo » 01 Jun 2018, 11:43

Just having a catch up on this as i have missed all practices for TT! I realise the TT there is always a risk of life or injury but this early on? That some.serious miscomunication between RC and the emergency services if racers were allowed around the track the wrong way when emergency services were heading around the track too. Someone will be up for the cut there

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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Jack » 01 Jun 2018, 12:07

msg from Steve Mercers Mrs

Just to give you an update Steve had surgery early Thursday morning for pelvic and leg injuries which went as well as the doctors could have hoped at this stage. Other injuries include a broken ankle, heel, T12 vertebrae, a fracture to his larynx and damage to his neck which means he’s not currently able to breathe for himself without support. They’re keeping him heavily sedated most of the time to make him more comfortable whilst he recovers from his injuries. Thank you so much to everyone who has helped us to get over to him so quickly and for the hundreds of messages of support we have received. I have been reading some of your messages out to him to let him know everyone is rooting for him to get better. I’m sorry to everyone I haven’t replied to yet, Steve and the boys are keeping me busy, but I will try to get back to you all over the coming days. X
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby duke63 » 01 Jun 2018, 21:13

1952 Harvey Williams BSA Bantam at Ballaugh Bridge. Cool as ****! :D

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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 02 Jun 2018, 08:57

Race day today. Mist on the island so might be delays.

On another matter - i watched the new TT coverage last night. The new production company isnt good imo.

Matt Roberts is good, Steve Plater and Cam Donald are OK, but Jodie Kidd? Doesnt have a lot of knowledge clearly and more wooden than a spoon. Editing is poor too sadly.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 02 Jun 2018, 10:28

Well it looks like racing is on - Superbike race at 12 noon people.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 02 Jun 2018, 11:08

30 min delay due to mist. 12:30 kickoff now.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 02 Jun 2018, 12:32

1pm kickoff - John McGuinness out on his Norton for a lap now.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Jack » 02 Jun 2018, 12:51

C00kiemonster wrote:1pm kickoff - John McGuinness out on his Norton for a lap now.



unofficial lap of 115mph
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Jack » 02 Jun 2018, 13:36

Ramsey to Ramsey in 16min 46 secs - unfukcingbelievable !!!!!!
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 02 Jun 2018, 14:24

I feel sorry for Dean Harrison retiring :(
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby duke63 » 02 Jun 2018, 21:12

134.432mph?

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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby C00kiemonster » 03 Jun 2018, 07:34

duke63 wrote:134.432mph?

(gah)


I watched the ITV coverage last night as well - some of the rear end slides he was doing - OMG. He was at 99% i reckon. Such a fine line..

Hicky must have been gutted too - i do so want him to win one.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Jack » 03 Jun 2018, 08:13

drifting at 190mph at the bottom of Bray Hill is what impressed me most I think , such a shame the bike let him down .
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Deegee » 03 Jun 2018, 18:18

He won’t holding back on Friday, he’ll give everything he’s got, it’s not just him that’ll be gutted, his team will be sick the bike let him down.
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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Kwacky » 04 Jun 2018, 13:37

Adam Lyons

The Island claims another.

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Re: TT 2018 Thread

Postby Kwacky » 04 Jun 2018, 14:34

Michael Dunlop has done a 129.197mph lap on his CBR600RR which is a new lap record, breaking the one he set 5 years ago.
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