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Isle of Man TT Race

Discussion in 'Auto Talk' started by Barneyrb, Jun 2, 2014.

  1. Barneyrb

    Barneyrb razorback sympathizer

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    Yeah that's cool but they killed it for me when the 2 smokes were phased out. I just can't watch it anymore.
     
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    rocketnorton Raisin Hater

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    havin run in 125 & open mx classes, and couple cross countrys, early '70s, id say iom racers have more/bigger cajones. just my $.02.

    +1. rode some 4 strokes, if nothing else, they sound slower. theyre not really anymore.

    also like hillclimbs. cbx, anyone? gonna find a link, bbl.

    no vids, couple stills, down the page. I was there. see #62. NOT me. i's just a spectator

    http://cdnbkr.ca/steve-drane-called-to-the-hall/

    record set then [1980] still stands. mt. doug hillclimb, Victoria, bc.
     
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    Thats cool Pete. #62 on that CBX is way efin cool. I just love them CBX's.


    Lee
     
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    rocketnorton Raisin Hater

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    resub
     
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    Barneyrb razorback sympathizer

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    It that time of year again
     
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    rocketnorton Raisin Hater

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    same here. 3rd gear wheelies on the last sporty bout good's I'm gonna get anymore. did 170 few yr ago - gsxr1100 - both wheels on ground.
    it did good wheelies too, at less impressive speeds.
     
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    I'd love to see the TT some day , doubt it will happen tho . Former Lt. Gov. fo Isle of Man had same name as me and was well liked , might get some discounts if I flash my name around :p
    He was also the Lt. Gov. of PEI prior .