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    Thread: It's Getting Closer
Post: RE: It's Getting Closer

Cheers Timmy, and yes, TV coverage is excellent now so will very much look forward to watching it all on the 'box this year Have a drink for us in The Creek, Peel, that's one of our favourites ! Hav...
meridian Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 5 2,818 11-04-2018, 11:18 AM
    Thread: It's Getting Closer
Post: RE: It's Getting Closer

My wife and I are so disappointed not to be coming this year. We've been 2014,2015,2016 and 2017 on our faithful VFR800. Sadly, my (not terribly elderly) mother is in poor health and we've moved her i...
meridian Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 5 2,818 10-04-2018, 09:55 PM
    Thread: Bruce Anstey
Post: Bruce Anstey

Just wanted to say how sad I am to hear about Bruce's illness today, and his resultant absence from the 2018 Road Racing Series... I cannot visit the IOM this year due to personal family reasons but ...
meridian Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 2 2,115 10-04-2018, 09:34 PM
    Thread: Thank you Malcolm!
Post: RE: Thank you Malcolm!

Yes, totally agreed. This site, and Malcolm's efforts are much appreciated, and constantly referred to when on the island Best regards Damon
meridian Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 3,903 13-06-2017, 09:32 AM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Thanks for the info. Taxman, and that's good to know ! Not how I imagined it, so a welcome surprise
meridian General Discussion 24 43,374 25-05-2017, 07:25 AM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

What's she like generally ? We travel on her from Heysham on Sunday 28th and it'll be our first time on her having always bagged Manannan A little more traditional, and somewhat more leisurely than ...
meridian General Discussion 24 43,374 22-05-2017, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after being hit by car in Italy
Post: RE: Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after bein...

Absolute tragedy, and, as others have said, it almost defies belief when you consider Nicky's racing career, the speed, danger and risks of top level racing, to succumb to a pushbike accident. Just te...
meridian General Discussion 22 32,700 22-05-2017, 09:54 PM
    Thread: Other stuff to do during practice week
Post: RE: Other stuff to do during practice week

Presuming, you're on a bike, the best thing to do is explore this beautiful island, take in every part of it, and enjoy it when it's a little bit quieter. This will (only) be our fourth visit, but t...
meridian General Discussion 4 8,581 21-05-2017, 08:35 AM
    Thread: Nicky Hayden.
Post: RE: Nicky Hayden.

Absolutely terrible, and almost unbelievable Latest reports are not good at all, let us hope he pulls through All best wishes Nicky
meridian Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 6,587 18-05-2017, 07:25 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness came off his bike and was taken to hospital.
Post: RE: John McGuinness came off his bike and was take...

Yes, totally agree. If in all likelihood the bike is the culprit, and, as you say, the fact Honda have withdrawn it leaves a big question mark, then it wouldn't be the ride of choice, to put it mildly...
meridian 2017 North West Postings 51 20,493 13-05-2017, 09:28 AM
    Thread: John McGuinness came off his bike and was taken to hospital.
Post: RE: John McGuinness came off his bike and was take...

Such a shame for John, a disaster really, but so glad he's (essentially) OK which clearly is the main thing with what was a pretty big crash. For Honda, the new Fireblade has been really problematic,...
meridian 2017 North West Postings 51 20,493 13-05-2017, 09:08 AM
    Thread: Lightning Lintin takes second successive TT win
Post: RE: Lightning Lintin takes second successive TT wi...

Well done Ivan, a great performance and you're firmly establishing yourself as the man to beat on the lightweights, such impressively quick machines for their relatively meagre bhp and basic origins. ...
meridian Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 1 763 09-06-2016, 08:56 AM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

(04-06-2016, 03:45 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Congratulations to daveo Johnson and all at Norton. 131 lap and 7th place finish. And if all this was a simple as putting an Aprilia motor in a trick frame th...
meridian TT Related Posts (Only) 25 45,042 06-06-2016, 08:38 PM
    Thread: spectating
Post: RE: spectating

As above, Kirkmichael is one of our favourites. You hear them coming from so far way and get a proper long view of them approaching, all the way through the village and all but kissing the houses with...
meridian General Discussion 11 23,938 23-05-2016, 08:32 AM
    Thread: its nearly here boys and girls!
Post: RE: its nearly here boys and girls!

We sail on the early crossing out of Heysham a week today for 11 days. 1 bike and the 2 of us. This will be our 3rd year and it gets better and better with greater familiarity
meridian General Discussion 33 49,216 23-05-2016, 08:25 AM
    Thread: The Royal Automobile Club awards Segrave Trophy to John McGuinness
Post: RE: The Royal Automobile Club awards Segrave Troph...

That is a truly wonderful accolade, and richly deserved. Well done John ! One of the greatest in his field of all time, and one of the nicest, modest and down to earth top level sportsman there ever w...
meridian General Discussion 3 6,031 18-05-2016, 01:33 PM
    Thread: North West Radio & TV Cover + Internet Cover Link
Post: RE: North West Radio & TV Cover + Internet Cover L...

Yes, thankyou Malcolm, that's very handy !
meridian 2016 North West Postings 6 2,623 12-05-2016, 08:30 AM
    Thread: Whos getting excited????
Post: RE: Whos getting excited????

Third time for us in succession this year, and sailing out of Heysham for the first time, which suits me as I'm very happy to avoid the hustle and bustle of Liverpool. We cheat and drive a van up fr...
meridian General Discussion 14 26,555 12-03-2016, 10:20 AM
    Thread: Hutchy's Back
Post: RE: Hutchy's Back

Really very pleased for Hutchy today. As others have said, his determination to achieve fitness is inspirational, and his ability is not to be doubted. Wonderful stuff and credit to Bruce as well, equ...
meridian TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,396 08-06-2015, 10:36 PM