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    Thread: bikes on ferry - what to take
Post: RE: bikes on ferry - what to take

ahhh there is always one show off hey! All went very nicely, though our crossing was in v high winds, delayed for 3 hours and then some serious waves and people throwing up. All fun and games and the...
rubyhorse General Discussion 14 102,530 25-06-2015, 01:47 PM
    Thread: Visiting the Island outwith TT
Post: RE: Visiting the Island outwith TT

i'm actually going to plan a weekend on the IOM later this year, its a beautiful place and the roads are so nice to ride. got a little lost this year and ended up on some really nice roads finding my ...
rubyhorse General Discussion 7 19,134 25-06-2015, 01:43 PM
    Thread: Take your helmet off in Ramsey petrol station
Post: RE: Take your helmet off in Ramsey petrol station

Its a good point c iom tt, obviously the reasoning is to see your face in case you do a runner, so your correct that the rules should apply to everyone. Unfortunately the world we live in dictates th...
rubyhorse General Discussion 9 15,276 05-06-2015, 03:46 PM
    Thread: Take your helmet off in Ramsey petrol station
Post: RE: Take your helmet off in Ramsey petrol station

to be fair i have never been asked to remove mine, suppose if i was i just would, is it really a big deal?
rubyhorse General Discussion 9 15,276 05-06-2015, 09:32 AM
    Thread: TT Weather Watch Updates
Post: RE: TT Weather Watch Updates

i've stopped looking at the forecasts now...it will be what it is..just want to get over there and start enjoying it.
rubyhorse General Discussion 29 50,959 04-06-2015, 01:21 PM
    Thread: 2015 TT RIP Franck Petricola
Post: RE: 2015 TT RIP Franck Petricola

RIP a sad loss
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 15 26,070 04-06-2015, 09:30 AM
    Thread: First Tradgedy of TT2015
Post: RE: First Tradgedy of TT2015

RIP so soon, ride safe everyone.
rubyhorse Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 6 3,850 03-06-2015, 10:10 AM
    Thread: Best place to watch near douglas
Post: RE: Best place to watch near douglas

thats perfect! the house we stay at is near signpost corner so the walk up to hillberry is fine. Cheers for that
rubyhorse General Discussion 3 7,050 02-06-2015, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Best place to watch near douglas
Post: Best place to watch near douglas

i've managed to convince 4 mates to pop over on the thursday till saturday of race week and want to make it the best experience i can for them (none bikers) plan for thursday is douglas and drinking ...
rubyhorse General Discussion 3 7,050 02-06-2015, 09:48 AM
    Thread: its here
Post: RE: its here

setting off on saturday morning for race week. Heard the weather is going to improve so cant wait!
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,094 01-06-2015, 09:38 AM
    Thread: STEAMPACKET website taking bookings NOW
Post: RE: STEAMPACKET website taking bookings NOW

we've decided to skip next year as she wants a 'real' holiday as she puts it haha. Doesnt sound like the SP have done a very good job here, whats with the early bookings opening up without informing ...
rubyhorse General Discussion 36 56,981 01-06-2015, 09:37 AM
    Thread: TT Weather Watch Updates
Post: RE: TT Weather Watch "not good"

just checked weather and its looking good for saturday 6th which is when we head over.
rubyhorse General Discussion 29 50,959 29-05-2015, 10:57 AM
    Thread: bikes on ferry - what to take
Post: RE: bikes on ferry - what to take

i did check out the luggage delivery services but the main issue was having to be in ALL day for when they arrive. I really dont want to sit in the house during TT week waiting on the arrival. We'll ...
rubyhorse General Discussion 14 102,530 29-05-2015, 10:54 AM
    Thread: bikes on ferry - what to take
Post: RE: bikes on ferry - what to take

cheers guys, link to other thread is good, especially about something to protect from the straps. i'll also try strapping her rucksack to the tank, if it makes the trip any easy for the wife its all ...
rubyhorse General Discussion 14 102,530 28-05-2015, 01:27 PM
    Thread: bikes on ferry - what to take
Post: bikes on ferry - what to take

It will be our first time on the bike this year and i was wondering if there is anything i might not have thought about which i need to take. We're managing with 2 rucksacks and 2 x panniers so its g...
rubyhorse General Discussion 14 102,530 28-05-2015, 11:46 AM
    Thread: TT Weather Watch Updates
Post: RE: TT Weather Watch "not good"

i remember last year was off and on, actually only seem to really remember the sunny days getting burnt. What does actually happen if the race week is utter excrement?
rubyhorse General Discussion 29 50,959 28-05-2015, 10:29 AM
    Thread: honda closing party tickets
Post: honda closing party tickets

we've got 4 friends joining us on the last few days of the TT and none of them are bikers so i'm trying my hardest to make it the best few days ever. Wanted to get into one of the closing parties but...
rubyhorse General Discussion 1 4,854 14-05-2015, 12:31 PM
    Thread: watching race from the mountain
Post: RE: watching race from the mountain

thanks all, just the info i needed. Trying to juggle keeping the wife happy and watching as much of the racing as i can is difficult sometimes. cheers all
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 13 51,048 14-05-2015, 10:29 AM
    Thread: watching race from the mountain
Post: RE: watching race from the mountain

cheers all some good info there, think we'll def put it on the list if the weather is nice. Out of interest, what times are we looking at for it all being closed up there? ie what time does the train...
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 13 51,048 13-05-2015, 02:09 PM
    Thread: watching race from the mountain
Post: watching race from the mountain

this is only our second year at the TT and having the car last year we didnt use much public transport. We'd really like to get up the mountain on the railway this year, was wondering if you guys can...
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 13 51,048 13-05-2015, 12:10 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin: ‘It’s the last time I’m doing the TT’
Post: RE: Guy Martin: ‘It’s the last time I’m doing the ...

it would be great for him to get a win and feel he can call it a day. But the TT would be losing a real characters if he did, i'd be gutted.
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 18 33,383 01-05-2015, 10:31 AM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

bike is all sorted, new tyres, mot and service. Fitted pillion pegs and seat and its time for the wife to be scared s##tless while she perches on the smallest highest seat ever on a sportsbike..all go...
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 68 157,566 30-04-2015, 10:45 AM
    Thread: John Surtees Documentary....
Post: RE: John Surtees Documentary....

i have to admit i didnt really know much about him but after watching this great documentary i've got a lot of respect for him and what he did.
rubyhorse TT Related Posts (Only) 14 20,967 17-03-2015, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Fairy Bridge
Post: RE: Fairy Bridge

as probably every visitor to the island we have gone and read the many letters and notes at the bridge, we also left a bow for the recently departed simon andrews. Whilst i do agree it was getting a...
rubyhorse General Discussion 32 56,102 17-02-2015, 05:04 PM
    Thread: VIP Parties and gigs etc
Post: VIP Parties and gigs etc

ok i've managed to persuade 2 other couples to come and join us for the last Thursday and Friday nights of race week. They arent bikers themselves so cant wait to show them the island and all that goe...
rubyhorse General Discussion 0 3,185 17-02-2015, 01:29 PM