I was lucky to get away with it on Saturday night because I went straight into a wall at Sarah’s Cottage. I’m not really sure what happened but I’ve heard that a number of riders have complained since that the white lines on the road there were really slippy. As far as I’m aware, they were due to be burned off today (Monday). The thing is I wasn’t even really going quick or trying hard when it happened. I didn’t go in there as quick as I normally do and then I went down.
I rode the Yamaha Superbike at Kirkistown last week and we’re going to take it out in practice on Tuesday at the North West 200. It felt really good and I was lapping a lot quicker than what I expected to, so that was positive. But it’s going to be a lot different at the North West and we’ll know more when we get the bike opened up in a straight line in practice.
The roads were still wet around the wee technical bit of the course before the 600 race but it was drying elsewhere. The Metzeler tyres are very good in dodgy conditions and they worked really well.
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