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    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

NO!!!! The xt69 was introduced in 1980 and always had a 1000cc engine..
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 04-09-2015, 02:08 PM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

Sorry you are wrong. The xr69 was always a 1000cc bike and was first raced at Daytona in 1980. It was supplied by the factory following Paul Dunstalls rather unsuccessful Yoshimura powered attempt in ...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 04-09-2015, 01:30 PM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

Crosby won two TTs on one , the 81 TTF1 race and the 81 Senior Classic. He should have won the 1980 F1 but for Grants Honda 'fuel tank controversy'. He was also the first rider to complete a six lap T...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 04-09-2015, 09:26 AM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

(03-09-2015, 11:10 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: Started on GS750 and then moved up to GS1000 Don't remember them being a great success on Isle of Man in their day.They have always been 1000cc and were first ra...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 04-09-2015, 06:32 AM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

All of which are free under the rules anyway. (and they are internal !!!). If Dunlops bike had a Bandit engine I would imagine that it would be awesome with a GSXR engine!!
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 03-09-2015, 06:56 PM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

Apart from the colour, anyone know the difference externally between a GSXR and a Bandit engine ?
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 54,398 03-09-2015, 04:06 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(26-08-2015, 11:33 AM)c iom tt Wrote: Neither would an XR69 with a Bandit engine in it, or a Patton with a redesigned engine internals, but like BSB, its about the 'Spectical' of the event. Neither ...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 58,260 26-08-2015, 01:39 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(24-08-2015, 11:23 AM)Rich Wrote: But in the case of the 750's, the case is not so much cheating to beat other 750's but trying to be competitive against the 1300's. But why would you need  to be co...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 58,260 24-08-2015, 02:58 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

Correct me if I wrong but I dont think the F1 rules for the Classic TT have altered since the first race in 2013.  Basically they say its for motorcycles built  'using components available in the elig...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 58,260 21-08-2015, 08:29 AM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

If Malcolms warning was for me then I apologise unreservedly. However I cannot see why stating that if you enter a major race meeting you should have read the rules thoroughly is wrong? Otherwise wha...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 58,260 20-08-2015, 10:22 AM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(19-08-2015, 06:45 PM)Splashdown Wrote: I THINK it is 1200cc, but I can't be sure. Mine is 1109cc. How can you possibly compete at a major race meeting not having read the rules thoroughly!!???!!! N...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 58,260 19-08-2015, 07:38 PM
    Thread: Remembering larger than life tt fans ?
Post: RE: Remembering larger than life tt fans ?

What about the guy with the white left hand drive BMW outfit who used to wave at everyone on the mountain late 70s, early 80s.. I think Mick Grant christened him 'Herman the German'
rc30alfie General Discussion 19 55,926 02-06-2015, 07:56 AM
    Thread: 2015 MotoGP cancelled at Donnington
Post: Moto GP

Moto GP back at Silverstone!!! Wales was never going to happen in their wildest dreams!!!!!
rc30alfie Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 14 20,799 10-02-2015, 09:09 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

(05-09-2012, 06:36 PM)beepee Wrote: Totally bewildering,and how exactly is a rider of GP status defined.I presume it means the likes of Crutchlow,McWilliams and even Rossi.! What an absolute can of ...
rc30alfie TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,464 07-09-2012, 08:13 AM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

(24-06-2011, 01:39 PM)Steve Linsdell Wrote: http://www.manxgrandprix.org/PostCl/PCFAQ.html On making sure of the rules before entering last year I was given this link which was up for everybody to...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 24-06-2011, 08:09 PM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

I thought the Manx was friendly and fun! I think cregs problem is how he has interpreted the rather vague rules from the 2010 regs as opposed to how Trident Racing(the bikes builder) have. The rules s...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 24-06-2011, 09:25 AM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

(23-06-2011, 07:19 PM)cregnybaa Wrote: (23-06-2011, 03:08 PM)rc30alfie Wrote: (23-06-2011, 01:04 AM)cregnybaa Wrote: (22-06-2011, 11:32 PM)rc30alfie Wrote: (18-02-2011, 09:21 PM)superted Wrot...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 23-06-2011, 08:30 PM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

(23-06-2011, 04:42 PM)George Wrote: Ain't post classics supposed to run as original specification , safety improvements permitted by the Technicals and COC I can,t see that in the regs either. I thi...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 23-06-2011, 07:16 PM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

(23-06-2011, 01:04 AM)cregnybaa Wrote: (22-06-2011, 11:32 PM)rc30alfie Wrote: (18-02-2011, 09:21 PM)superted Wrote: And I presume that this year ALL post-classic machines will comply with the ru...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 23-06-2011, 03:08 PM
    Thread: [split] Manx Grand Prix Bike Compliance etc
Post: RE: A NUMBER OF MAJOR COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS CONFIRM...

(18-02-2011, 09:21 PM)superted Wrote: And I presume that this year ALL post-classic machines will comply with the rules, regardless of who's on 'em or providing 'em :hehe: Just noticed this post. P...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 21,986 22-06-2011, 11:32 PM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

(12-06-2011, 07:47 PM)David Taylor Wrote: Hi David, I wouldn't quibble with your assessment of what a Post Classic machine can be picked up for (- I managed to lay my hands on a Yamaha FZ750 for a ...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 22 38,946 12-06-2011, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

smokey125 Wrote: "I also think this is exagerated in the big post classic class as the cost of developing a multi 4 stroke is much much higher than a single and also a lot harder to do as a garden...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 22 38,946 12-06-2011, 11:19 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE

(28-11-2010, 10:08 PM)Jo Rowe Wrote: I guess from a safety point of view it's better to have the classics out after the modern Senior? Although I am in total agreement that the proper Senior should...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 15,789 29-11-2010, 09:18 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE

(27-11-2010, 05:09 PM)irishago Wrote: After reading the new layout of MGP 2011 a lot of positives im glad to see. I only have one reservation that is that the Blue Ribband of the Event should close ...
rc30alfie Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 15,789 27-11-2010, 10:17 PM
    Thread: What Machine Class Would You Like To See At The TT
Post: RE: What Machine Class Would You Like To See At Th...

A Classic Superbike race!!! BUT the Manx Grand Prix has already done it though!! Can,t wait until the 30th August to see it, with Ryan Farquar, Guy Martin, Ollie Linsdell and Michael Dunlop all on big...
rc30alfie TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 20,765 17-07-2010, 02:09 PM