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MotoGP... boring???

#1 Unread post by sunshine229 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:16 am

After watching the 2011 TT coverage all week I tried watching the MotoGP this weekend and found it boring! :shock:

I now also want to go to the Isle of Man to take a ride. :mrgreen: Just not at 180 mph!!!!!!!!!

Anyone else fancy a go at the TT or MotoGP if it were ever to become an option?
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#2 Unread post by HYPERR » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:18 am

sunshine229 wrote:After watching the 2011 TT coverage all week I tried watching the MotoGP this weekend and found it boring! :shock:

I now also want to go to the Isle of Man to take a ride. :mrgreen: Just not at 180 mph!!!!!!!!!

Anyone else fancy a go at the TT or MotoGP if it were ever to become an option?
I would love to watch the TT in person. There's nothing remotely like it in the world!
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#3 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Sun Jun 12, 2011 2:47 pm

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sunshine229 wrote:After watching the 2011 TT coverage all week I tried watching the MotoGP this weekend and found it boring! :shock:

I now also want to go to the Isle of Man to take a ride. :mrgreen: Just not at 180 mph!!!!!!!!!

Anyone else fancy a go at the TT or MotoGP if it were ever to become an option?
I would love to watch the TT in person. There's nothing remotely like it in the world!
We took at look at going to the Isle of Man via the motorcycles on a ferry and it was 225 GBP for just 2 bikes. OUCH. Wish we could have been at the TT this year but we watched EVERY race on the TV. :D

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#4 Unread post by jstark47 » Sun Jun 12, 2011 3:26 pm

I'm watching FIM Superbike right now, and I'm not bored! :mrgreen:
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#5 Unread post by Wrider » Sun Jun 12, 2011 7:45 pm

Sunshine I can understand what you mean. I tend to look at it more from a design and engineering standpoint and look at how far over they get those bikes, it's just amazing!
As for the question, yes I'd go to either if I had a chance!
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#6 Unread post by mogster » Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:36 pm

Haven't been to either TT or MotoGP but would definately choose TT.

When we went to Northwest 200 in 2008 part of the fun was that you could scoot about & change viewing positions (either inside or outside of race loop).

Also the whole community becomes involved as it is important for tourism.

Hoping we can go to TT next year but trouble is you nearly have to book ferries now!
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#7 Unread post by sunshine229 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 1:37 pm

If we were still going to be living here next June we would be booking now to go to the TT.

We checked into taking our bikes there for a weekend in September... bloody ferry is £250!!!
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#8 Unread post by jstark47 » Thu Jun 16, 2011 2:13 pm

sunshine229 wrote:... bloody ferry is £250!!!
Oh, you're definitely overdue to come home...... you're starting to talk like 'em now! :laughing:
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#9 Unread post by Aiyaya » Wed Sep 07, 2011 3:00 am

There's nothing remotely like it in the world!

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#10 Unread post by sunshine229 » Sun Sep 11, 2011 10:14 am

I have to admit, we've watched some MotoGP lately and it's actually quite good. I think I just needed some time away from the Isle of Man to appreciate the MotoGP again. Anyone else experience this?
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#11 Unread post by asher » Fri Jul 28, 2017 5:24 am

definitely, TT!!! the feel of the event and the culture behind it and just the race on it is own is just thrilling. seeing the bike blink past you half a yard away is really something different and even the skill! just everything really, from the big "O Ring" balls of the riders to the race.

but don't get me wrong moto gp gets interesting as well but TT is on another level of racing

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#12 Unread post by totalmotorcycle » Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:05 am

I absolutely love watching the TT, you are right asher, it is on a completely different level of excitement. Both take a lot of skill, but watching the TT causes your heart to beat faster (at least for me).

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#13 Unread post by asher » Mon Jul 31, 2017 4:19 am

totalmotorcycle wrote:
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:05 am
I absolutely love watching the TT, you are right asher, it is on a completely different level of excitement. Both take a lot of skill, but watching the TT causes your heart to beat faster (at least for me).

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