Proper Blog Update!

Web Monkey Gear, Life, racing, Toys

  Reckon this the latest blog ever, sorry about the wait. I reckon there is a bit to cover since the last, brands hatch, ulster grand prix, cadwell park and the usual goings on.     Right – first things first, what do you reckon to my new ornament? Ta very much to Simon and Adelle for their fancy wood …

Nearly mended now

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Isle of Man TT, Life

  Morning folk, as always i’ve been a bit slack on the blog front but i suppose i’ve got a bit of an excuse this time, running out of electric in Kirmington is a common thing but not for this long, sorry.

As sharp as a marble

Web Monkey Life, stuff

  As sharp as a marble, as thick as mince or as green as I am cabbage looking, that’s me. Not the sharpest tool in the box. But, as we where out biking in the Peaks on Sunday, with the guidence of Sponge, Lindsey and Stella, we came across the house of the bloke who invented the widget. It’s something …

Pre-65 Trials

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Gallery, Gear, Life, Photography

  Now then, cant beat a bit of British weather. I’m not designed for that Australian stuff. The flat cap will be out soon.   Pre-65 classic trials, now we’re talking. You can have your TTs, Megavalanch, cheese rolling or whatever, this is where it’s at. Good old George lent me his Triumph Tiger Cub to do the Poachers Classic …

7th October update…

Web Monkey Gear, Life, Mountain Biking, stickers, stuff

  Now then, winter is getting here, eh? I was out on my pushbike last night and got soaked, so its offical. They’ll soon be advertising Christmas stuff.   Interesting weekend just gone. I worked early early Saturday morning then went to Manchester airport to catch a flight to Belfast, for a Red Torpedo Hein Gericke day. I did a …

Isle of Man End-to-End

Web Monkey Isle of Man End to End, Life, stuff

  I’m we’ll impressed with the comments on the last post. Hopefully I’ll have fire-breathing as well as tight rope walking sussed in the by the end of the week, I’ll keep you informed. It’ll be an education I’m sure. Oh, I’m more impressd that someone knew that I was holding an exhaust manifold of a Rolls Royce Merlin. Someone …

Harvest time and the Manx GP

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Combine Harvester, Life

  Now then folks, as usual, a bit slack on the blog front. I’m just sat in a tea shop in the Isle of Man while it’s pissing it down outside. I’m here for the first running of the Post-Classic Manx GP. As I said in the last entry I’ll be riding John Sims’ Suzuki XR69. She’s a proper job, …

The Shining

Web Monkey Goodwood, Life, racing, Stanley Kubrick, Tea

  Why haven’t I seen this film before? The Shining is up there with ’em, isnt it? I’d heard of it but only just managed to see it after being lent it. Now that’s what I call a film. Did you know that Lord March. the owner of Goodwood, used to work for Stanley Kubrick, the director of The Shining. …

Megavalanch & Goodwood

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Goodwood, Life

  Now then folks, how’s the job looking? I wouldn’t know much about work at the mo’, as I’m on my hols. And I’m ready for it.   I flew into Geneva on Monday, then drove to Alpe d’Huez to do a bit of riding. I’m here for the Megavalanch which is the TT of push biking. I had a …

Leopard skin interior

Web Monkey Blogs by Guy Martin, Goodwood, Life

  Now then folks, how’s the weather treating you? Don’t complain, it’ll only rain are my words of wisdom for the week. It’s official it’s summer because, my old Saab is in action again, leopard skin interior, the lot. She started up a treat after being stood for nearly a year. Do you reckon she’s a bird-pulling machine? They’d have to …