Archives for: "June 2013"


June 9th, 2013
I'm sat on the ferry, sailing away from the magical Isle of Man.  This might be my last post for a little while, so I thought I'd just try and capture some moments from the last two weeks first night of practice, unable to figure out much of the circ… more »

Senior Race Day

June 8th, 2013
The Senior Race is the traditional closing race of the TT, the last race over the Mountain Course on the Friday afternoon of race week.  After a fairly relaxing day off on Thursday, we were back on it this mornng - the crew (Alex, Simon and Keith) were… more »

Another DNF, Another Finish, and a Great Practice

June 6th, 2013
Originally the middle Wednesday of race week was going to be a 'quiet' day, with only the one race - the second Supersport 600.  However, having been drafted in to ride the Manx TT Zero bike, following Dave Moffat putting himself in hospital, I now had… more »

Lucky escape?

June 4th, 2013
Today had two races scheduled, the four-lap Supersport 600 race in the morning, and the same distance Superstock race, for 'lightly modified' 1000cc bikes, in the afternoon.  I should probably point out that when I 'lightly modified' mine,  I did a lot… more »

Superbike race

June 2nd, 2013
I'm afraid today's post will be short, and probably contain many mis-spellings.  I'm rather tired. Today was the first race of the 2013 TT, the traditional opening Superbike race (which I still refer to as the 'Formula 1', as does John McGuinness).  Th… more »

Practice done - time to race

June 1st, 2013
Tomorrow I start my first TT race. That is quite a surreal sentence for me to type.  But it appears to be true. I've not updated this blog for a couple of days, because, frankly, I've been a bit busy.  Friday evening practice was again curtailed, this… more »