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Anybody else watching the Isle of Man TT 2018?

Discussion in 'Automotive / Motorcycle Chat' started by AustinN4, Jun 6, 2018.

  1. ekim

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    I do but it really hard to keep up when they do the staggered starts. And they are crazy fast for where they are riding. I wonder how they would do on some of the MotoGP races? I would assume they hold their own on any track.
     


  2. Dad_Roman

    Dad_Roman Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    They would be bored.

    Case in point. The "Doctor" made a big showing (PR wise) at the last event and he specifically said those guys (at the TT) are crazy and he wouldnt even try it.
     
  3. FireInTheWire

    FireInTheWire Smooth like a tidal wave. Take you on a getaway. TGT Supporter

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    I don't have TV... but I will watch Youtube highlights. Greatest show on earth.

    Man and machine is so in tune. Favorite footage is helicopter chasing along the coast. When they zoom out and you realize racers are traveling miles in the matter of seconds. Blows my mind.

    Does anyone know the purse for the winner?
     
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  4. AustinN4

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    The mountain course (includes towns) is 37.73 miles around: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isle_of_Man_TT_Mountain_Course

    Not nearly enough!
     
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  5. Dad_Roman

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    Wow...36K usd to win.

    Noooooo thank you.

    I was gonna say (before I looked) that they make practically nothin and do it for the prestige and sponsorship's that follow.


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  6. FireInTheWire

    FireInTheWire Smooth like a tidal wave. Take you on a getaway. TGT Supporter

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    I know sponsorship is everything.... but 36k? WTF!
     
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  7. Dad_Roman

    Dad_Roman Well-Known TGT Supporter

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    Ya seriously.......passsss
     
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