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by lurch
Tue Apr 26, 2016 7:00 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Some great TT Stats information pages from John Newton
Replies: 13
Views: 8187

Re: Some great TT Stats information pages from John Newton

Great stats but wasnt dan sayle on with nick crowe not john holden for 116.667? 3rd fastest lap?
by lurch
Thu Jan 21, 2016 7:26 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: No carbs at the sidecar TT
Replies: 40
Views: 7356

Re: No carbs at the sidecar TT

and more to add to chris's post, that carbed ireson lapped at over 100mph with the old man on it, imagine if it had 2 normal sized people! carbed engines lapped at well ovwe 110mph, it is a strange rule imho, which is irrelevent, as i also agree with Karl, im not racing so i dont really have a say. ...
by lurch
Sat Oct 12, 2013 7:45 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Sidecar TT
Replies: 74
Views: 11334

Re: Sidecar TT

well, will be interesting, am I right in saying that tim reeves has said he thinks he can break the lap record with a tuned motor? I know many people will struggle against the real good engines, but if tim is right the speeds should be awsome
by lurch
Fri Aug 23, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Guy Martin refused a start
Replies: 27
Views: 5832

Re: Guy Martin refused a start

taken from an article on crash.net Martin had been due to ride for Team Molnar Manx Norton in the 500cc race. "There's been a lot of trouble with the prototype Manx Norton. It wouldn't run properly until tonight (Thursday)," he said. "I arrived over this morning (Thursday) and the organisers wouldn'...
by lurch
Fri Aug 23, 2013 6:49 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Guy Martin refused a start
Replies: 27
Views: 5832

Re: Guy Martin refused a start

am i right in thinking that he was unable to practice because the manx norton was a prototype and had issues?? if that was the case, padix am i right??, then having a fair ruling on not being able to continue is, imho, one that has fulfilled its promise. On both a political, and safety issue in this...
by lurch
Sat Dec 22, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: VIP tickets 2013 TT
Replies: 25
Views: 3402

Re: VIP tickets 2013 TT

Without those guys there is no tt!! We will always need the 'names' but there's only what, 10-15 BIG solo names, handful of sidecars, that doesn't make for a good 'festival' imho
by lurch
Sat Dec 22, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: VIP tickets 2013 TT
Replies: 25
Views: 3402

Re: VIP tickets 2013 TT

I know the tt has moved on since dad competed, but I just feel they are trying to run it like a 'short circuit' meeting, IMHO. I also know safety etc has been improved. It also appears that unless your a 'name' your just another number. I don't want to offend as I am no longer involved, but maybe th...
by lurch
Wed Mar 28, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Has a Canadian team ever contested the sidecar TT?
Replies: 21
Views: 2543

Re: Has a Canadian team ever contested the sidecar TT?

chris, dad technicaly is canadian, he didnt emigrate, he is a canadian citizen.
by lurch
Fri Jun 10, 2011 5:54 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Senior TT Friday
Replies: 2
Views: 724

Re: Senior TT Friday

and sidecar hater keith amor is messing bruce up now, just lost 2 seconds being stuck behind him., he didnt move for guy in the stocker, now bruce, the mans not my favourite!!!!!!!!
by lurch
Mon Jun 06, 2011 6:48 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Derek Brien, supersport race from today, sad news
Replies: 0
Views: 585

Derek Brien, supersport race from today, sad news

Following the red flag during the first run of the Supersport 1 race, the following statement has been issued. “ACU Events Ltd regrets to announce the death of Derek Brien, 34, from Co. Meath in Ireland who was killed during the first Supersport race at the 2011 Isle of Man TT Races following a high...
by lurch
Sun Jun 05, 2011 11:03 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: conrad & mike
Replies: 12
Views: 2109

Re: conrad & mike

nice statement from conrad on the tv, totally selflesspraise for mike, could have said anything for te tv but done nothing but praise mike, well done mate!!!
by lurch
Sat Jun 04, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Simon Neary
Replies: 7
Views: 2280

Re: Simon Neary

So sorry for the team, the 'events' are very unfortunate, and I wish the team well fior the future, your luck will change soon!!!
by lurch
Thu Jun 02, 2011 7:47 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Thursday practice
Replies: 18
Views: 2414

Re: Thursday practice

@ belly, dont think he was out last night either, hopefully nick or linds can let us know whats happening
by lurch
Wed Jun 01, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Bill Currie and Kevin Morgan
Replies: 127
Views: 17653

Re: Bill Currie and Kevin Morgan

Such sad news, thoughts with their families. RIP guy's
by lurch
Tue May 31, 2011 8:22 pm
Forum: The Sidecar Paddock
Topic: Tuesday start delayed just a few minutes
Replies: 38
Views: 4456

Re: Tuesday start delayed just a few minutes

where bounce is ballacry??????