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Re: Isle of Man TT 2017

Post by Andy » 1 year ago

Latest post of the previous page:

One of my photos from the Post-TT Superbike race at Church Bends on the Billown circuit on Saturday. Unlike on the Mountain Course, they do mass starts here. #52 James Cowton leads #6 William Dunlop with #36 Jamie Coward hanging in there.
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My second favourite photo from the Senior TT race on Friday at the Mountain Course. #24 Shaun Anderson is on the absolute limit here at Keppel Gate shortly past the light left bend down towards Kate's Cottage. He's followed by #32 Stefano Bonetti on a much smoother approach. If I had my elbow had hanging over the wall here, he'd shoved it off. It's brutally amazing here. When the bike comes past you get the full blow of air they punch forwards and it drops you back from chest upwards. I later chatted with a Penz13 team member and he told me that the Superbikes do something around 130mph here
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That's it for now as I`ve to go to physio and then do the laundry. I'll sort through my photos and will post a couple later.
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

You should be pleased with them Andy....great shots. Thanks.

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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

Again, I`m glad you like them :)
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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

One of my most favourite pics from the 2nd sidecar race. #9 Steve Ramsden/Matty Ramsden lead #26 Lewis Blackstock/Patrick Rosney and #8 Karl Bennett/Maxime Vasseur on the road
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And here one of my most favourite from the Senior TT because you get a sense how close it really is. Penz13.com's Dan Kneen
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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Wow great pics Andy...you can see the level of the bumps in the road.
On a separate note our 12 episode coverage of the TT has now grown to 15 with a couple of highlights and review programmes.
I think the episodes are all produced by ITV.

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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

Everso Biggyballies wrote:
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Wow great pics Andy...you can see the level of the bumps in the road.
On a separate note our 12 episode coverage of the TT has now grown to 15 with a couple of highlights and review programmes.
I think the episodes are all produced by ITV.
ITV provides the worldwide tv coverage but it can be that different commentators are overdubbed on the original commentary. For instance, in German TV it is like that ;)

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Post by Everso Biggyballies » 1 year ago

Yeah we got the full ITV commentary team as well. Craig Doyle was the anchor, with back up and comments from Steve Parrish, James Whitham and Steve Plater. Lots of others involved in short spots as well.

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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

You know what, I've bumped into all these more than once. One day Cameron Donald crossed my path, the next Steve Parrish came towards me in a fancy raincape and minutes later I found myself with Phillip McCallen at the bar in the beer tent. I've crossed pathes with almost any solo rider as well, which includes the Dunlop bros, Ian Hutchinson and John McGuinness.
And it goes without any big fuss about security issues. Imagine that in MotoGP or F1 where you have to pay big bucks to even get into paddock or for those touch your rider/driver autograph sessions in pitlane.

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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

I've looked a bit further through my archives and found this of Michael Dunlop at Keppel Gate
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Also some Post-TT race action from Church Bends, Billown circuit
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Post by Andy » 1 year ago

A couple paddock photos
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#15 William Dunlop
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#46 Mark Saunders/Karl Schofield
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#32 Roger Stockton/Jason O'Connor
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#14 Dan Kneen, following his third place in the Superstock race. His personal and his teams premier podium at the TT.
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