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  1. #41
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    http://www.mackintoshracing.com/2017...-not-the-king/

    latest blog post after Castle Combe at the weekend. Had another off :-(

    Let me know what you think.

    Andy
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    Enjoy your style of writing - actions mixed up with your thoughts at the time are very entertaining and reveal an honesty about what you're hoping for. Soft landing for the bike - shame about your arse - good luck.
    I'll love you with all the madness in my soul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andrew H View Post
    Enjoy your style of writing - actions mixed up with your thoughts at the time are very entertaining and reveal an honesty about what you're hoping for. Soft landing for the bike - shame about your arse - good luck.
    Thanks Andrew. I appreciate the kind words and is nice to hear that you're enjoying them.
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    Thanks for the updated blog, sorry to hear you had another off, sounds like a tough weekend though, and dunno how you seemed to adjust to the race shift so quickly, that would probably take me days if not weeks to get it to be an automatic thing.

    I (like Andrew) also really enjoy your writing style so p!ease keep these coming!!!

    A WISE man speaks 'coz he has something to say. An IDIOT speaks 'coz he has to say something!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RobbieT View Post
    Thanks for the updated blog, sorry to hear you had another off, sounds like a tough weekend though, and dunno how you seemed to adjust to the race shift so quickly, that would probably take me days if not weeks to get it to be an automatic thing.

    I (like Andrew) also really enjoy your writing style so p!ease keep these coming!!!

    I think its maybe because i dont have a road bike so changing isnt too much of a big deal as i only ride them bike when i race so only about an hour per month.

    thanks for the kind words
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    http://www.mackintoshracing.com/2017...-on-my-season/

    latest blog post and not good news sad times. but i will be back next year and ready to go!
    following my blog as I go racing www.mackintoshracing.com

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    See mate sad to read this but hope to see that you get any funds you need and see you back soon.

    Thanks for the blogs ...enjoyed reading your trials!!
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    Its hard doing clubman racing. costs are high.

    Better luck next season.

    Get the Overtime in for the funding.
    Scott C

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    yeah you're not wrong. a lot of money for a hobby. I could have stretched myself and kept racing this year but didnt feel the benefit. so just going to get myself all sorted for next year.

    i really want to do the classic endurance racing. but finding a bike is very confusing!
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    Enjoyed reading ur blogs mate. It's proving harder and and harder to get on the grid. Costs keep going up, crashing doesn't help though!!

    I would throughly recommend a Euro track day. We went to almeria this year. Really get great track time to work on your riding. Coaching available and like minded folk to help you get better.

    All the best. G33

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    Andy, Have you thought about a "just Giving" type apeal for us Scots members - I could find something as I enjoy the reports so much, but on my own it wouldn't make that much difference. Maybe we should a) start a sponser Andy page and b) Get El Presidenti to get some really big SDC badges to put on your bile as the official sponser...

    What do other folk think?

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    "Crowdfund racing"...it has a certain ring to it, I'd stick a tenner into that.

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