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 Post subject: Re: Isle of Man TT 2018
PostPosted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 5:43 pm 
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LC Cnd wrote:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kNrxGfZxmTU


I really would reconsider taking an LC to IoM.

These bikes are ridiculously expensive over there which makes it a giant target for being stolen. The IoM is not a great place for a bike like the LC because speeds tend to be pretty high and would be easy to seize the thing on a long mountain uphill climb. Additionally it is easy to get the road wrong and go off the edge. There are loads of bike crashes over the 2 TT weeks. You will see lots of mangled bikes being pushed or trailered onto the ferry at the end of race week.

Rent a bike, take all the cost and risk out of it for your LC. Just take pics to show people when you are there. In my two trips to the TT I don't remember ever seeing an RZ or LC on the island.

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 Post subject: Re: Isle of Man TT 2018
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:00 pm 
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That's interesting. The 2 stroke following is large over there.

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 Post subject: Re: Isle of Man TT 2018
PostPosted: Fri Apr 27, 2018 6:05 pm 
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When we were there in 2007 we saw the Holy Grail of street 2-strokes, a Bimota V-Due. I actually stood around for a half hour till the owner showed up and rode it away. Just wanted to actually hear the thing run. ;)

The truth is you won't see very many 2-strokes at the TT. At least I haven't in my trips there.

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