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    Thread: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing
Post: RE: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing

As far as im aware Lee was never riding the new fireblade, Jackson Racing were running the 2017 WSB spec machine. Lot of noises that he had issues with Josh Brookes who had joined the team to ride th...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 13 30,542 25-05-2017, 03:14 PM
    Thread: Road Racer: It's in My Blood by Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Road Racer: It's in My Blood by Michael Dunlop

Looks like i'll have to get this one then aswell! I found Hutchy's book really hard going, There just wasn't anything in it that we didn't already know. His story is astonishing in itself, and he can...
cookie77 Miscellaneous For Sale 10 20,336 20-04-2017, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Padgetts Racing
Post: RE: Padgetts Racing

If they had known earlier I would say JM would have been back at padgetts as well. Think that was the only reason for not riding their bikes because of the Valvoline sponsorship of padgetts and his pe...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 1 6,206 03-04-2017, 01:59 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

I've watched very little of the tt on itv, although still awesome to see it does seem a little stale with only the top 5 being shown and more paddock talk than actual racing shown and the same old sho...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 17 37,321 05-07-2016, 04:31 PM
    Thread: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FINAL DAY OF NEW SCHEDULE FOR TT 2016
Post: RE: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FI...

I always book my flights to include the two sidecar races, There's no chance I can watch the 1st then have 5 days inbetween waiting for the next one. (With that I mean I wouldnt be allowed.) I possib...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 22,394 08-07-2015, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Food for thought - Prize money
Post: RE: Food for thought - Prize money

fair enough the prize money should be more, I'd say the start money should be even more of a priority. They are all out there riding to their limits, at least most of the top boys receiving the prize ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 10 19,137 03-07-2015, 01:54 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

It'll stay open as you say, it's an attraction- and also good publicity for the teams and sponsors and doesn't cost anything. They might however try and charge for this, pretty much like they try to d...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 36,376 26-06-2015, 04:08 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(25-06-2015, 08:54 PM)Andy from Kazakhstan Wrote: As in the 4 Yorkshiremen sketch "You were lucky" Me and the Mrs signed on online and went to collect our warrants etc on Thurs of practice week on...
cookie77 General Discussion 203 367,498 26-06-2015, 08:36 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(25-06-2015, 10:05 AM)Yamanx Wrote: Yes, probably true, but the electric bikes can go for me, also I'm not a big fan of the twins, I know, I know a lot of people are and a lot of riders like them as...
cookie77 General Discussion 203 367,498 25-06-2015, 10:48 AM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

apparently the cancellation of the parade lap cost RST something like £200,000- not 100% sure how true that was but somebody must have been seriously out of pocket after flying over riders/accomodatio...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 103,524 22-06-2015, 10:51 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

Thank you for your efforts, I know when you pm'd me you were having trouble with quite a few members, so it doesn't come as a great surprise unfortunately. thanks again, such a shame.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 90 146,766 18-06-2015, 10:36 AM
    Thread: Peter Hickman
Post: RE: Peter Hickman

I haven't seen the onboard of Peter Hickmans lap so wouldn't like to comment on whether it was a ragged lap or not, but either way it is a mega effort to achieve such a speed so soon. All i would say...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 31 79,246 15-06-2015, 11:02 AM
    Thread: Moto 3 bikes at the TT
Post: RE: Moto 3 bikes at the TT

To be fair you wouldn't need a brand new one, a lot of the current tt bikes are not brand new even the top bikes. It's just at present there are not that many available, maybe in a couple of years it ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 25 41,975 11-06-2015, 05:25 PM
    Thread: Moto 3 bikes at the TT
Post: RE: Moto 3 bikes at the TT

It's £21,300 including Vat from padgetts, I'm unsure what that includes, but if it doesn't include top brakes, suspension, ecu's and other performance bits it could easily rise to 30k+, then there's t...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 25 41,975 11-06-2015, 05:08 PM
    Thread: John Holden & Dan Sayle
Post: RE: John Holden & Dan Sayle

I heard that, said there was bad blood between them in the past? Dan had put on twitter that there was definately no contact and couldn't understand what all the fuss was about?
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 7,800 05-06-2015, 12:35 PM
    Thread: What happens to the old bikes after the racing season?
Post: RE: What happens to the old bikes after the racing...

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 race winning bikes the day after only to f...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 38,619 05-06-2015, 12:33 PM
    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, 10:43 AM)AndyL Wrote: I remember seeing 2 Ten Kate Supersport bikes on sale at the NEC show for about 12 or 13 grand.  One of them was Foret's championship-winning bike as I recall, so ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 38,619 05-06-2015, 10:52 AM
    Thread: What happens to the old bikes after the racing season?
Post: RE: What happens to the old bikes after the racing...

haha like that allyshaper!. TT winning racer Dean Harrison mid range? If the bike is worth having it'll be 8k plus whatever it is and whoever it is ridden by, there is a limit to how old the bike ca...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 38,619 05-06-2015, 10:25 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

not a bad back up plan, He'll be on the top step again this year- on what I don't know but he'll be there.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 95 250,528 04-06-2015, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

Bambam what 600 is he getting, Honda? Most likely a Honda as they are a Honda Dealership Malcolm
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 95 250,528 04-06-2015, 02:25 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

I'd say he's a bit of a hero either way from previous years....but i know what you mean.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 95 250,528 04-06-2015, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

sure I saw a picture of chad rounding the gooseneck on it Saturday night after the newcomers lap? Don't know if it finished?
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,096 04-06-2015, 11:57 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

I think the main point here is that it's not designed to be held flat out for a long period. It's a winning circuit racer- but to be competitive at the TT it takes more than that. I don't think I'd f...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 95 250,528 04-06-2015, 11:54 AM
    Thread: What was the better lap ...
Post: RE: What was the better lap ...

Peter Hickmans :-)
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,073 03-06-2015, 03:35 PM
    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

Just to confirm this was posted in 2012, so many things may have changed. It was also by a former employee, so it is also fairly one sided. I'm actually a supporter of the current Norton racing progr...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,096 02-06-2015, 05:30 PM
    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

sorry the copy and paste is a bit of a read- but very interesting reading. Presuming this is in fact- THE Brian Crighton. Brian Crighton says: August 19, 2012 at 8:48 pm I was one of the three origi...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,096 02-06-2015, 03:38 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman supersport ride
Post: Peter Hickman supersport ride

Peter Hickman has announced he is to ride for the trooper beers on the stunning MV F3. Good ride and good luck to him.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,886 01-06-2015, 03:11 PM
    Thread: DJ
Post: RE: DJ

rip DJ. Still the 25th fastest rider ever to lap the tt course 12 years on. say's it all.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 29,456 30-05-2015, 10:19 AM
    Thread: Who has the best bikes this year?
Post: RE: Who has the best bikes this year?

The Birchall's are certainly quick, and well up there. Moly is still the man to beat though, also conrad and john holden have also lapped quicker than the birchall's who's current fastest lap is arou...
cookie77 General Discussion 12 18,906 30-05-2015, 10:17 AM
    Thread: Milwaukee??
Post: RE: Milwaukee??

they are now it seem's there's no Mv Agusta's :-(
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 9 14,594 29-05-2015, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Milwaukee??
Post: RE: Milwaukee??

are there many top bmw's available at the moment? wsb this weekend- only one would maybe be the ice valley bmw that maria costello wasn't allowed to race. peter hickman didn;t do so bad on it so i'm ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 9 14,594 29-05-2015, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Who has the best bikes this year?
Post: RE: Who has the best bikes this year?

bmw for big bike classes, especially stock. supersports will be guys triumph even if he hasnt had much time on it, although I quite fancy William on his trusty R6 to come good! KMR's for the supertwi...
cookie77 General Discussion 12 18,906 29-05-2015, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

john Britten was a genius, they don't come along very often which is why he's still being talked about! wasn't Norton's budget for the original rotary's eyewatering under the jps banner? I know this ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,096 29-05-2015, 10:22 AM
    Thread: Hutchy out of Supersport TT
Post: RE: Hutchy out of Supersport TT

no way. my favourite supersport bike! Is anyone else campaigning an MV F3?
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,929 29-05-2015, 09:09 AM
    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

Nice to see they are going in the right direction either way- and probably with less money than the original jps bikes were running with. will be a massive achievement if they manage to race a full N...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,096 29-05-2015, 08:36 AM
    Thread: Race Predictions
Post: RE: Race Predictions

same as above- and guy for Superstock. that would do for me!
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 36 56,056 22-05-2015, 11:11 AM
    Thread: Guy Martin: This will not be my last TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin: This will not be my last TT

well that's good news.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 23,783 21-05-2015, 05:04 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 ...

I've not once ever heard a racer say they like chicanes. Oulton park, Mallory (with at times 3 chicanes!) have all had special parts of their track ruined. Saying that I'm sure there have been major ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 18 33,377 21-05-2015, 04:23 PM
    Thread: Hutchy's Back
Post: RE: Hutchy's Back

5 wins overhyped? Ask Guy Martin how good it'd feel to win 1? He is definitely a good rider no doubt. After his crash and without top roads machinery he has struggled but it's nice to see him at the ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,381 21-05-2015, 08:19 AM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

I hope you understand its not tt time until we get those 360 deg pictures :-)
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 68 157,539 01-05-2015, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Steve Mercer
Post: Steve Mercer

I see Steve is having to sell his superbike due to lack of funds, looks like no TT this year which is a shame!
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 6,460 30-04-2015, 09:35 AM
    Thread: IAN HUTCHINSON LINES UP FACTORY BACKED MV AGUSTA RIDE
Post: RE: Hutchinson lands MV Agusta Supersport ride

best looking/sounding bike at the tt...cant wait!
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 10 12,924 18-03-2015, 01:07 PM
    Thread: hes the man to beat
Post: RE: hes the man to beat

MD top road racer, probably one of the best ever and hope he keeps going and challenges Mcguiness and Joey for total wins, but is he a likely contender for a factory yamaha seat in WSB, I don't know i...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 734,345 13-03-2015, 10:53 AM
    Thread: Race bosses gearing up for TT 2015
Post: RE: Race bosses gearing up for TT 2015

to be fair he's probably not far off, there hasnt been many years when there has been as many potential winners in all of the classes has there? And most of the classes have good quality riders right ...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 22 36,146 09-03-2015, 04:06 PM
    Thread: MICHAEL DUNLOP TO START SUPERBIKE TT RACES FROM NUMBER 3 IN AN ALL STAR LINE UP
Post: RE: MICHAEL DUNLOP TO START SUPERBIKE TT RACES FRO...

I believe more TT Races have been won from starting at number 3 than any other number.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 11 16,179 05-03-2015, 12:50 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his Isle of Man TT seat
Post: RE: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his...

Sorry don't buy that. I think the chances are that he was having a laugh at something else and you misunderstood the situation.
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 52 105,448 03-03-2015, 09:46 AM
    Thread: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his Isle of Man TT seat
Post: RE: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his...

Don't think Gary has said anything wrong here, he's been dumped by a team that he won a tt for, same as Michael dunlop was. The same could be said that the team helped him win a tt also I guess thoug...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 52 105,448 25-02-2015, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his Isle of Man TT seat
Post: RE: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his...

Probably has now- If they've got a bike spare they'll offer it to him. Not sure the kawasaki 600 is the best bike to be on though??
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 52 105,448 24-02-2015, 02:33 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his Isle of Man TT seat
Post: RE: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his...

surely they would have wanted Gary Johnson over David Johnson, would have been a great team with Guy and Gary. Maybe Guy wouldn't have wanted to be in a team where he wouldn't be top seeded rider? S...
cookie77 TT Related Posts (Only) 52 105,448 24-02-2015, 01:37 PM
    Thread: md's cbr600rr
Post: md's cbr600rr

Anybody fancy this, maybe as a forum we should buy it and sponsor a forum member to race it?? http://www.huntsmotorcycles.co.uk/racing...racing.htm
cookie77 General Discussion 0 3,805 20-02-2015, 10:54 PM