RR » TT2012: A special day for me, says McGuinness

'There was a big crowd out there and I got a bit emotional when I went through the Creg on the last lap as it reminded me of how I used to wave at Joey [Dunlop] all those years ago' - John McGuinness

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notfastenuff - Unregistered

June 02, 2012 11:05 PM

Well ridden john age and weight beaten by skill and experience nice to see stay safe top man.
He says in this report " theres no substitute for track time"
Take not Mr "i'll just turn up and ride no wins yet martin" who i think is top class but is missing the point somewhere


June 02, 2012 11:57 PM

re: "Is he looking a bit porkie to to you?"

no worries, being bigger isn't quite the disadvantage around the island that it is on short circuits. McG (and anyone who fancies themselves a suspension tech) can thank the late jeffries for this revelation. the lighter the sprung weight of the bike/rider combo the less margin for error in set-up on the roads. so if there was ever a motorcycle context to where being built like a lumberjack had a benefit, the isle'd be it. :D

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