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Re: Welsh TT

#16 Post by NeilM » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:52 am

goody wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:10 am
manxie49 wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Sounds good, going to try and find out a bit more about facilities, location, pubs etc, see if I can talk a few of my mates into going over for a weekend ....... next summer should be cracking, IOM TT, NW200, FOM and now the Welsh TT, :-D
It seems to be getting a lot of interest so far but I think it will be more of a clubmans introduction to road racing( hope I'm wrong in one respect but right in another) it won't be as exciting as the tt,nw, fom or Scarborough but road racing is road racing and it will get my backing, think its official name is the welsh road races and by the videos of the track it's a great start for the new comers to learn their trade but not sure it will attract the big names..again hope I'm wrong but hopefully see ya all there :D
Dean Harrison has signed up for it.
I think a lot of the riders you see at Scarborough will attend.

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Re: Welsh TT

#17 Post by manxie49 » Thu Nov 23, 2017 8:58 am

goody wrote:
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:10 am
manxie49 wrote:
Wed Nov 22, 2017 4:31 pm
Sounds good, going to try and find out a bit more about facilities, location, pubs etc, see if I can talk a few of my mates into going over for a weekend ....... next summer should be cracking, IOM TT, NW200, FOM and now the Welsh TT, :-D
It seems to be getting a lot of interest so far but I think it will be more of a clubmans introduction to road racing( hope I'm wrong in one respect but right in another) it won't be as exciting as the tt,nw, fom or Scarborough but road racing is road racing and it will get my backing, think its official name is the welsh road races and by the videos of the track it's a great start for the new comers to learn their trade but not sure it will attract the big names..again hope I'm wrong but hopefully see ya all there :D
Hopefully it'll be a good place for newcomers to get the points and experience they need to compete in some of the bigger races, I agree, road racing is road racing and that has to be a good thing.

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Re: Welsh TT

#18 Post by Nn12Honda » Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:31 pm

I booked mine straight away can’t wait . does anyone have any recommendations for places to stay around the area ?

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Re: Welsh TT

#19 Post by Bianco2564 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:08 pm

Nn12Honda wrote:
Mon Nov 27, 2017 10:31 pm
I booked mine straight away can’t wait . does anyone have any recommendations for places to stay around the area ?
Looking at Trivago or Booking.com you may not have a huge choice.
Just book what you can.
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Re: Welsh TT

#20 Post by Chrissb6 » Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:46 pm

Looks good on paper, my concern's are marshalling and crowd control. With no barriers and unrestricted access " No ferry's to catch " it could get really silly the same way as the RAC rally did when the crowds spilt onto the track resulting in the biggest spectator event in the U/K being stopped. Fingers crossed everything will be fine and we can look forward to a fantastic event.

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Re: Welsh TT

#21 Post by Tankbag » Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:01 am

Chrissb6 I asked the guy on their stall at the Motorcycle Live this very question he said they are having spectator areas with arranged transport to each area, I'm guessing that means they'll work out the safest viewing spots & folks can't bimble about the course.
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Re: Welsh TT

#22 Post by Chrissb6 » Wed Nov 29, 2017 11:52 am

Tankbag wrote:
Wed Nov 29, 2017 10:01 am
Chrissb6 I asked the guy on their stall at the Motorcycle Live this very question he said they are having spectator areas with arranged transport to each area, I'm guessing that means they'll work out the safest viewing spots & folks can't bimble about the course.
Sounds good on paper, trying to police that area going to take some resources. Law and order in this country is something of a grey area don't you think?! I can see green laners, ramblers + the daft lads not giving a blind Fck to the house rules.

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Re: Welsh TT

#23 Post by Liveware Problem » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:27 pm

Excellent! My Dad moved to near Abergavenny recently so that's accommodation sorted :)

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Re: Welsh TT

#24 Post by Six30 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 6:49 am

Liveware Problem wrote:
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Excellent! My Dad moved to near Abergavenny recently so that's accommodation sorted :)


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Re: Welsh TT

#25 Post by Speedy23 » Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:16 pm

Anybody know of any campsites in the area? Official campsite is for caravans/motor homes only.
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Re: Welsh TT

#26 Post by Bianco2564 » Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:40 am

Speedy23 wrote:
Tue Dec 26, 2017 10:16 pm
Anybody know of any campsites in the area? Official campsite is for caravans/motor homes only.
There is a page now about official off-site camping at Llanwyrtd Wells.
Appears to be a few existing sites in the area aswell
http://www.ukcampsite.co.uk/sites/resul ... unty=powys

Would think any shrewd landowners in the area would seize the chance to make a few quid by opening a temporary campsite for the weekend?

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Re: Welsh TT

#27 Post by oldgrump » Wed Dec 27, 2017 3:34 pm

Hi, A little bit out of the area, up near Tregaron but still gives you a nice blast down to track is this Campsite, run by a very close friends of mine, www.aeronviewcamping.co.uk and you could do the mountain road back over from Llandovery or Cynghordy to Tregaron if you like a challenge :D :D
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Re: Welsh TT

#28 Post by NooBish-AbbZ » Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:44 pm

Looking to attend this but haven’t even begun to put things in place; ie camping :(
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