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    Thread: Ducati TT symposium, Isle of Man 2017.
Post: Ducati TT symposium, Isle of Man 2017.

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V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 6,282 23-11-2016, 11:20 PM
    Thread: Ducati and the TT
Post: Ducati and the TT

Christmas present time. Greg Pullen's book " Ducati and the TT " will make a wonderful christmas present. It details Ducati's history at the Isle of Man TT, from the begining to the end of the bevel e...
V Twin Mechanic General Discussion 1 4,496 21-11-2015, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Can someone tell me.
Post: RE: Can someone tell me.

(04-09-2015, 05:47 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: I'm sure the Formula 1 and Formula 2 specs were based around the engine being road based/derived. I think it was done so that on paper the costs would be ke...
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 32 52,239 05-09-2015, 03:02 PM
    Thread: Technical Infringements
Post: RE: Technical Infringements

(04-09-2015, 06:54 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: Sat there waiting for your rider's clock hand to clunk around in those days was exciting, the odd time it would move late, two places at once to catch up or...
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 53,658 04-09-2015, 07:15 PM
    Thread: Technical Infringements
Post: RE: Technical Infringements

(04-09-2015, 02:42 AM)Superbike Wrote: It's harsh on the riders incurring such a high penalty would 5 seconds not be enough or a warning the first time?. It will be a shame to see the old board go a...
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 53,658 04-09-2015, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke Memorial Service
Post: RE: Geoff Duke Memorial Service

Tony Rutters F2 Ducati Pantah that won the 1981 F2 TT was fired up inside Poynton Baptist church in June of 1981,
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,059 03-09-2015, 05:19 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(24-08-2015, 12:24 PM)Rich Wrote: Of course. But if it makes for better racing.....well, that's what the event is all about. Why do you think that no bikes are stripped and verified? As Rossi would ...
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 55,901 24-08-2015, 03:31 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 it is still cheating !
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 55,901 24-08-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(23-08-2015, 12:11 PM)cregnybaa Wrote: Well Bill thats fairly straight forward for both the Yamaha and Kawasaki. People that cheat should be hit very very hard, whoever they are !
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 55,901 23-08-2015, 01:36 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

(20-08-2015, 07:28 PM)Moderator4 Wrote: Just be careful Guys as to how this thread pans out, Really moderator4, you do suprise me !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! As we all know, Rules in racing can be subj...
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 55,901 21-08-2015, 10:58 AM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: F1 technical spec

Where do I find the technical reg's for the F1 & F2 Classic TT, and does any body know the upper capacity limit for the F1 machines ?.
V Twin Mechanic Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 33 55,901 19-08-2015, 05:12 PM
    Thread: Moto 3 bikes at the TT
Post: RE: Moto 3 bikes at the TT

How about a classic / historic TT race ?
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 31,531 11-06-2015, 03:57 PM
    Thread: Wish they would have moved the RST Parade lap for more practice
Post: RE: Wish they would have moved the RST Parade lap ...

(05-06-2015, 09:15 PM)KypDurron Wrote: Especially this year when the lads still need practice dialling in before the races?What and upset the "stars" that have no intention of ever racing at the TT....
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 6,854 06-06-2015, 08:39 AM
    Thread: What happens to the old bikes after the racing season?
Post: RE: What happens to the old bikes after the racing...

(05-06-2015, 12:33 PM)cookie77 Wrote: I'll have the senior winning bmw please, the no.8 :-) we can all hope! If it wins it'll be the best for investment. yeah i've heard stories of people buying ra...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 21 29,558 05-06-2015, 01:06 PM
    Thread: "Safest" TT Rider
Post: RE: "Safest" TT Rider

(24-05-2015, 08:08 AM)sticky Wrote: One of the Jacksons - can't remember if it was Bob or Bud had a get off at the 11th in the MGP a few years back.  Chris Petty binned at Keppel not too long ago. I...
V Twin Mechanic General Discussion 26 46,046 24-05-2015, 09:52 AM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

Has anybody got any information on the "Subaru" lap(s), what day, how many of them ?
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 68 133,812 14-05-2015, 04:53 PM
    Thread: Protective barrier to be built in front of the TT Grandstand scoreboard
Post: RE: Protective barrier to be built in front of the...

(07-05-2015, 06:36 PM)warrior Wrote: Risk Aassessment is all about identifying 'significant risk' & this is one area which has come into the spotlight recently, personally it has bothered me for...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 33,758 07-05-2015, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke RIP
Post: RE: Geoff Duke RIP

(03-05-2015, 01:11 PM)luca Wrote: A great racer and a great man. Mi sympathy to Peter and his family. My little tribute to Geoff Duke: http://flic.kr/p/s2WZDLstatue I s'pose this is really a su...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 24 34,430 03-05-2015, 03:06 PM
    Thread: IOM TT replicas on Ebay
Post: RE: IOM TT replicas on Ebay

(04-04-2015, 07:23 AM)SPEIRMOOR Wrote: Bonhams lot#106 Is one of Jim Redmans TT trophys. Also lots 107,108 and 109. No pictures yet, heres the link http://www.bonhams.com/auctions/22720/lot/106/ I ...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 41 73,185 04-04-2015, 09:23 AM
    Thread: Privatising the TT
Post: RE: Privatising the TT

(07-03-2015, 02:47 PM)andyrsv Wrote: Frightening reading, the cost of the 2 weeks is going to get higher for spectaters would guess.What is the latest on the TT world series ?
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 8,985 07-03-2015, 04:27 PM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

One endearing memory that I have of early morning practice. On a nice still morning standing on the pit wall and listning to the sound of the riders leaving the grandstand, you could here them all the...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 40,644 06-03-2015, 02:04 PM
    Thread: Franco Farne
Post: Franco Farne

Ducati's long time engineer and assistant to Dr Engineer Fabio Taglioni has died. Franco played a big part in the development, building and preparation  Mike Hailwoods 1978 Ducati F1 TT machine that h...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,948 05-03-2015, 06:39 PM
    Thread: Insurance warning if people watch Isle of Man TT from your property
Post: RE: Insurance warning if people watch Isle of Man ...

How long before everyone who watches a TT race will have to wear ear protectors and safety glasses ?
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 16,636 04-03-2015, 06:18 PM
    Thread: Spot the Mistake
Post: "T" shirts

Anybody like to guess how many "T" shirts were printed with the inexcusable mistake on them ?
V Twin Mechanic General Discussion 17 37,526 28-02-2015, 07:48 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT Tickets selling fast with only 100 days to go to TT 2015
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT Tickets selling fast with only ...

Are tickets really selling out fast / or is this a appeal for people to buy them ? What ever we will never learn the truth !
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,808 19-02-2015, 07:29 PM
    Thread: VIP Tickets - Worth the Money?
Post: RE: VIP Tickets - Worth the Money?

(03-02-2015, 05:42 PM)sweetpotato Wrote: We're attending the TT this year for the entire race week.  I'm thinking of forking over the cash for VIP tickets but they'll cost us almost $500 U.S.  A...
V Twin Mechanic General Discussion 15 20,118 03-02-2015, 05:57 PM
    Thread: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says branding expert
Post: RE: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says brandin...

Perhaps we can have a explanation from Mr Slelley why they have paid out such a huge ammount of money to confirm what they know, or should have known !. If Mr Skelley is to shy to answer I have no dou...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 24,294 30-01-2015, 12:24 PM
    Thread: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says branding expert
Post: RE: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says brandin...

Mr Skelly, do you, the DED, your advisors and anybody else that thinks that the "proposed" TT World series has a future, live in the "real" world ?. I would like to know what the TT organizing commit...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 24,294 28-01-2015, 11:26 AM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

Yes, after practice Mike thought that he could get the bike over a lot further so I was asked to saw about one inch of the end of both footrests. I do have a photograph of Mikes worn out Right boot, h...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 37,838 27-01-2015, 09:52 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

(25-01-2015, 05:38 PM)ian charlton Wrote: Thanks,VTM,and that,s straight from the horses mouth,so to speak.You will have many great memories of Mike,so easy to work with.Did he really just hop on an...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 37,838 27-01-2015, 08:46 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

(25-01-2015, 03:08 PM)panman Wrote: As has already been said he was a great all rounder - any bike, any circuit and even cars. He had a very smooth, precise and 'unruffled' riding style He also had ...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 37,838 25-01-2015, 04:06 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

(23-01-2015, 08:39 PM)BenjiesDad Wrote: Think  badlyoverdrawnboy has hit the Nail right on the head, Well thought out comments from him, and i do have to agree with him, He has echoed my thoughts ab...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 55 94,182 23-01-2015, 11:43 PM
    Thread: Just wanted to say 'hi'
Post: RE: Just wanted to say 'hi'

(19-01-2015, 07:54 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: About time , where you been ?? You still with the waster ? this used to be a respectable forum , but we soon put paid to that we have successfully br...
V Twin Mechanic General Discussion 10 14,156 19-01-2015, 09:54 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superbike at TT 2015
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superb...

All things being equal, Guy Martin on the "factory" BMW will gobble him up !
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 50 88,882 16-01-2015, 12:34 PM
    Thread: TT Grandstand scoreboard, doomed?
Post: RE: TT Grandstand scoreboard, doomed?

If the TT scoreboard is to be replaced by a didigital thingy, and I have no doubt that once it is removed for road works it will not be replaced, perhaps the majority of it could be re assembled some...
V Twin Mechanic TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 21,953 13-01-2015, 11:19 PM