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The english weather

Posted: Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:48 pm
by Mikesbytes
One of my facebook friends races side cars in France. He went over to GB for a race and this is what happened :lol:

https://www.facebook.com/19598836100737 ... 326969833/

Re: The english weather

Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 11:26 am
by bikermike
pffft! you can see blue sky, and a rainbow beyond the Hairpin. Lovely weather...

Re: The english weather

Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:22 am
by Mikesbytes
He's taking the sidecar to IOM. Sounds dangerous and exciting at the same time

Re: The english weather

Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:44 am
by bikermike
Has he plugged into steves place (website), there is a huge bucket of sidecar fraternal wossnames that will give him all the help he needs? If he isn't a leBlond, has he spoken to them (French sidecar-istes with 2 generations of TT experience). also there are issues with the French equivalent of the ACU and the TT at the moment.

My mate (who was a passenger) came back in and said "what is it like? - imagine being in a tumble drier inside a concrete mixer"...

wheelbarrows... they're all nuts...

dunno if this will work, but it is my favourite Joe Bar cartoon
http://lajli.gau.hu/~lajbi/motorok/joeb ... 001/06.jpg

Re: The english weather

Posted: Sat Jan 19, 2019 12:40 pm
by Mikesbytes
Yes he's involved with that group

Sounds like the French sidecar racers have some real problems on their hands

Re: The english weather

Posted: Tue Jan 22, 2019 4:46 pm
by bikermike
Well, I think that is the best source of info (and I'm reliably informed French Sidecar teams have the best paddock food too...)

It'll be a real blow if they can't compete.

Good luck to your mate.

Re: The english weather

Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:44 am
by Thelanjaron
Looks fun but dangerous at the same time. Rain goes all the way to your face :lol: They barely could see anything. Bad weather in the reason why I am selling my apartment in London and going to move to Spain where it is more sunny and warm.