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Old 12th April 2019, 05:54 PM
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Default Re: Guy Martin returns to Cookstown

Originally Posted by Japcati
Fair play to the man.
He's road raced,carved out a tv career from it, done pikes peak,and is still doing a bit of racing,while creating and raising a young family.


Fair play to the man indeed.
Might not agree on everything but I do on that! Wouldn’t be a fan of his really but he’s done well for himself and that commands respect
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Old 12th April 2019, 09:38 PM
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He's himself and he doesn't give a fuck. So what if the media have latched on to him, let him off
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Old 12th April 2019, 09:52 PM
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Indeed, fair fucks to him for making money from having silly hair, a stupid accent and knowing fuck all, but to claim he's anything more than an opportunistic chancer is bollox.
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Old 12th April 2019, 10:58 PM
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Default Re: Guy Martin returns to Cookstown

Originally Posted by DavyH
Might not agree on everything but I do on that! Wouldn’t be a fan of his really but he’s done well for himself and that commands respect
He'll have plenty to talk shite about when he's no longer on Gixxers radar, and a few quid too, fair play to him
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Old 12th April 2019, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by orribleHorne
He'll have plenty to talk shite about when he's no longer on Gixxers radar, and a few quid too, fair play to him
He's never been on my radar. Second rate wannabe
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Old 13th April 2019, 09:49 AM
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Default Re: Guy Martin returns to Cookstown

Anyone that can bring motorbikes into the mainstream is alright in my book. He may put on the cheekie chappie persona for the telly and drive an aston unmentionable in his spare time but I find his shows interesting. No one else is doing anything like it.
Remember reading in a bike mag years ago (before he was famous outside bikes) he was building a turbo gsxr1000 or busa(or something along those lines) in his living room.
Chap is genuinely enthusiastic about what he does and apart from throwing a strop at the isle of man a couple of years back he hasnt yet put a foot wrong.
Pity they didnt get him for top gear but reckon subtitles would be needed to have any idea what hes on about....
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Old 13th April 2019, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Rockster
Anyone that can bring motorbikes into the mainstream is alright in my book. He may put on the cheekie chappie persona for the telly and drive an aston unmentionable in his spare time but I find his shows interesting. No one else is doing anything like it.
Remember reading in a bike mag years ago (before he was famous outside bikes) he was building a turbo gsxr1000 or busa(or something along those lines) in his living room.
Chap is genuinely enthusiastic about what he does and apart from throwing a strop at the isle of man a couple of years back he hasnt yet put a foot wrong.
Pity they didnt get him for top gear but reckon subtitles would be needed to have any idea what hes on about....
And have four wankers instead of three.....
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Old 13th April 2019, 06:14 PM
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Default Re: Guy Martin returns to Cookstown

Originally Posted by Rockster
Pity they didnt get him for top gear but reckon subtitles would be needed to have any idea what hes on about....
He was in the frame before they hired that foxy bollix but it fell through.
Not sure why,was it him or them,but it's off the table now.
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Old 15th April 2019, 09:10 AM
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Old 15th April 2019, 09:53 AM
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At least he is a cheery sort for presenting on tv - you couldn't say the same for Micky Dunlop, who just appears to scowl & look dour most of the time
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