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    Thread: Bud Jackson - Nobody to blame, says Coroner
Post: RE: Bud Jackson - Nobody to blame, says Coroner

Terrible tragedy for all concerned. Can any lessons be learned from how the brake failed that could possibly prevent another similar incident with a drum braked bike?
charlieb General Discussion 2 3,992 01-02-2019, 01:52 PM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

I was at Rhencullen for the Senior, right at the point where PH overtook the back markers and I can categorically state with absolute certainty that he was slower through Rhencullen than on all previo...
charlieb TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 58,489 27-06-2018, 12:39 PM
    Thread: First timers traveling from the US
Post: RE: First timers traveling from the US

Allow at least two hours before roads closed time and take bus to Kirk Michael, get off at the first stop after the village (Rhencullen) and enjoy a day you will never forget.  If you're running too l...
charlieb General Discussion 13 13,305 04-06-2018, 12:43 PM
    Thread: First timers traveling from the US
Post: RE: First timers traveling from the US

Bottom of Bray Hill if you're in Douglas, Ballaugh Bridge for a day in the pub (if it rains) while watching the bikes (there's a bus stop opposite the pub), Cronk-Y-Voddy straight a must, Kirk Michael...
charlieb General Discussion 13 13,305 30-05-2018, 12:36 PM
    Thread: First timers need advice for 2018
Post: RE: First timers need advice for 2018

Mugello on Sunday, IOM before Wednesday race day might be a little ambitious!! Ferry tickets to the Island book up very quickly, although tickets sailing out mid race week usually available for a few ...
charlieb General Discussion 8 11,394 24-04-2018, 02:19 PM
    Thread: Signed Mike Hailwood photograph from Geoff Cannel collection
Post: Signed Mike Hailwood photograph from Geoff Cannel ...

[Image: https://scontent-lht6-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t...e=5A355E71] I put in two advance bids for signed Mike Hailwood photographs being auctioned by Murrays Auctioneers during their recent Geoff Cannel Co...
charlieb Miscellaneous For Sale 0 2,524 21-08-2017, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Be careful out there!!!
Post: Be careful out there!!!

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-i...n-40091423
charlieb General Discussion 3 6,767 30-05-2017, 01:30 PM
    Thread: Can Guy race
Post: RE: Can Guy race

Mc Guiness now out of the TT which surely leaves Guy to win the TT Zero on the Mugen
charlieb General Discussion 26 30,476 15-05-2017, 12:37 PM
    Thread: Is it worth taking push bikes
Post: RE: Is it worth taking push bikes

I flew over for the classic and hired a mountain bike for the weekend. Was a great way to get around but having previously only taken powered vehicles over to the Island, it was a sharp reminder of ho...
charlieb General Discussion 11 12,757 04-05-2017, 04:42 PM
    Thread: Ferry Crossing IOM to Heysham 8:45 10 June
Post: Ferry Crossing IOM to Heysham 8:45 10 June

I'm looking to swap my return ticket (bike plus rider) from Douglas to Heysham 8:45am  on Saturday 10 June for a bike plus rider ticket Douglas to Liverpool late 9 June or anytime 10/11 June (don't fa...
charlieb Miscellaneous For Sale 1 3,845 24-04-2017, 12:57 PM
    Thread: Green laneing Race Week
Post: Green laneing Race Week

Considering taking my CRF250L to the island this year instead of the usual road bike, as the island is much more relaxed about off road riding that the UK main land and would be good to make the most ...
charlieb General Discussion 2 5,428 10-02-2017, 01:24 PM
    Thread: TT ferry ticket
Post: RE: TT ferry ticket

I'll take it Barry, I've sent you an email
charlieb Miscellaneous For Sale 2 4,089 08-02-2017, 04:49 PM
    Thread: Ferry tickets
Post: Ferry tickets

I'm looking to get over to the island for 3 or 4 days during race week. Prefer to be there for the opening races but happy to make the senior if that's what is available. Bike and rider from Heysham o...
charlieb Miscellaneous Wanted 0 2,601 26-01-2017, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Ferry ticket needed
Post: Ferry ticket needed

I'm looking to get over to the island on my bike for 3 or 4 days during TT race week, preferably travelling Thursday or Friday for the opening races but happy to travel during race week to make the Se...
charlieb Miscellaneous Wanted 0 2,610 23-01-2017, 05:08 PM