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so Ladies &Gents, boys & girls its that time of year again for some sublime mountain roads with no speed limit, or as the locals prefer to call it "unrestricted" careful motoring around the Isle of Man TT road track

*RobGtv916, (aka iceman) Jonspiderman, commander fish and the cuddle sisters and I all did it last year and we are determined to make this an annual event if we can

I'm posing as Jon spiderman ( obviously better looking) in setting this up and putting out the notifications but rest assured Jon will be there in person to ensure the max fun is squeezed out of very drop of Shell vpower and every MM of rubber you bring along.

I have stuck it up on AO and a moderator will hopefully approve very soon
but for those of you who can't wait it will be

19th to 23rd of April the ferry is booked for the Friday 20th am trip from Liverpool but you can get across Thursday as Jo and I will be doing or you can go from Heysham just up the coast on Friday am about 1hr past Liverpool on the m6

website is here http://www.steam-packet.com/ and special pricing is on their site for 5 day visit but you can get it if only staying 3 -4 from what I can tell.

and we have rooms available at the Empress hotel where we stayed last year no special rates but I suggest you book soon
http://www.theempresshotel.net/


Come for a day, all 3 days, 2 days, travel over, travel back when it suits you....whatever but come prepared for some awesome fun and great driving on what some say is the sweetest roads in existence.

if you need reminding what we did last here then go here and watch the vids
http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysVWvRjE42Y

http://www.alfaowner.com/Forum/redirect-to/?redirect=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Huph4sgxa2w

hope the links still work


get your name down and let me know when you are travelling and if we can convoy we will.......

over & out

Mj
 

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To get the ball rolling
 

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As you already know, I'm in!!:) V6 for this years trip!!
 

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Shame Lj. Hoped you were going to make this . Always be around this time each year though as its about only spring weekend when the roads are free and before summer prices kick in. I'm likely to the ring later this year with some German friends. Have fun
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Ahahahaha!! I'll check this with the wife and work as I'm off to Cornwall a few days after this trip.

Would one of my good mates by allowed to come on his new KTM Duke 690 motorbike? He could scout ahead for us ;) If you want to keep it cars, that's cool, I won't tell him.
 

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If I knew this was going to happen before I sorted out the weekend in Wales for the other guys my name would be down as I would love it!! Unfortantly I can't come :(

Sorry peeps!
 

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Any others booked yet?
 

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hi mark , sorry we wont be able to come , we have the easter week off and wont be able to get anymore time off ,caroline is pretty much tied to having the school holidays off which is not great maybe next year :cry:
 

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Hi Freddie that's a shame. Would have loved to hear the hills reverberating to the sound of your twinny spider. As you Say maybe next year.


It's always going to be around about these dates as most other weekends in the spring the IOM has something else on incl. TT races

Maybe see you on a run soon.

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Hi Mark,

I'm a bit confused by your post - exactly which ferry trips & dates have you and Jo booked on to? I know it doesn't matter if I go at exactly the same time as you but it is more fun that way...
 

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hi FIsh Jo and i are driving up on Thursday and have booked Thursday eve ferry form liverpool direct to Douglas so we can stay in hotel on IOM overnight have a lay in and then get up to meet Rob & Lisa arriving midday form AM Friday ferrry. then we would go for a blast around the island Friday PM,spot of dinner somewhere outside Douglas and then back to hotel in eve for a get up early sat for mountain roads run in earnest.

By doing the ferry 4 days apart Thurs out-Monday back-we get the 5 day discount ( i know that doesnt make sense but is how their discount works?)
Thats the plan anyway

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we're in:)
after lots of nagging and whinning from me i have talked caroline into having the friday off .
we are booked on the friday 12 o'clock ferry from heysham and are coming back on the sunday 3pm crossing
cant wait.see you all there .
just need to sort out the whinning clutch and we are good to go
 

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we're in:)
after lots of nagging and whinning from me i have talked caroline into having the friday off .
we are booked on the friday 12 o'clock ferry from heysham and are coming back on the sunday 3pm crossing
cant wait.see you all there .
just need to sort out the whinning clutch and we are good to go
Good news Freddie. See you there

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Right, does anyone fancy a blast round the Evo Triangle/North Wales roads at some point? Either the thurs pm, the friday morning (or maybe even the monday morning)?
Might do thurs. depends if I lay in or not

If I'm just flying back from NAB in US then no as I will land Wednesday and have to drive all day Thursday but don't yet know if I'm going
 
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