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Offline Al9000

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question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« on: 28.02. 2015 17:51 »

Advice from experienced IOM visitors needed please!
T' missus has arranged a few days for us at the Isle of Man on the bike, but not during TT fortnight. She wants to go around the full course, so my question is this - Will it be fairly obvious which route to take, where to turn etc or will I need to research the circuit before I go? As we are going "out of season" as it were I assume there aren't big signs everywhere pointing out the course, or maybe there are? Any help greatly appreciated  *smile*

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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #1 on: 28.02. 2015 18:15 »
No problem, TT course will be clearly identified.
Have a lovely time, the whole Island is magical, so much to see and enjoy.
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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #2 on: 28.02. 2015 19:10 »
There are orange signs every mile. Indicating whitch way to go with mile markers on them.good luck
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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #3 on: 28.02. 2015 20:36 »
I am completely jealous.

If it was me, even though the course is clearly marked, as Billy and Bob have noted, I would still do the research just for the heck of it. That way, as you move along, you have some idea of the intricacies of the course, the sights to see and where the best pub is before the next turn (stopping awhile before getting back on the road, of course.)

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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #4 on: 01.03. 2015 06:33 »
Get a copy of an "On board lap" by JMcG from Duke Video. Now play it in VERY slow motion. *eek*
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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #5 on: 01.03. 2015 09:03 »
Thanks for all the great replies, I feel much more confident that I won't get lost now.  *smile*

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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #6 on: 01.03. 2015 12:14 »

 I haven't been there, but it's and island FFS- if you get seriously lost, they'll need deep sea rescue... *smile*
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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #7 on: 01.03. 2015 13:33 »
I don't believe I've seen the abbreviation "FFS" before. No need to explain it, as I got it in about 3/4 of a second. *smile*

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Re: question for Isle of Man TT course experts!
« Reply #8 on: 01.03. 2015 18:46 »
hi just follow the sound advice already given and have a great time be safe and slow down at sulby bridge i remember setting off at the grandstand 5am one morning with some mates on bonneviles 650 ss nortons rgs ect we did a fast lap pulled up at the finish  my mate looked at his watch and said hailwoods just lapped us twice