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    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' after Southern 100 crash
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' afte...

Me too. Especially after reading his book.
Jan Grainger General Discussion 5 2,985 16-07-2019, 11:05 AM
    Thread: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.

Tom was an amazing character who had a full and exciting life. I had the pleasure of visiting him and his first wife, Ann, a couple of times in Northern Ireland. Special memories for me. Jan 😪🇦🇺
Jan Grainger General Discussion 4 3,056 09-07-2019, 12:34 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

(05-06-2019, 12:38 PM)Sam Pato Wrote: G'day Jan! Hows it going? I'm just on a plane to Perth with wifi - hopefully get to my hotel room in time for the SS2 race. My manx radio feed was terrible n...
Jan Grainger General Discussion 54 24,892 07-06-2019, 10:22 AM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

I dislike the new Live Timing immensely. Nowhere as good as the Duke one. Manx Radio coverage very poor, hope they rectified it for today. So disappointing 😟
Jan Grainger General Discussion 54 24,892 05-06-2019, 12:25 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

Whew! I was beginning to worry that we Aussies were going to be denied Manx Radio (TT) broadcasts. Happy Jan
Jan Grainger General Discussion 8 5,606 18-05-2019, 08:29 AM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: RE: MGP live streaming.

I loved the live streaming. There were a few of us Australians watching on our IPads from our warm beds (not all together though) and we really appreciated being able to watch the Manx action on the s...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 12,106 08-09-2018, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Thanks
Post: RE: Thanks

Thank you Malcolm. I don’t log on regularly but when I do I always find interesting information and posts.
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 3,655 08-09-2018, 12:19 PM
    Thread: BRUCE ANSTEY
Post: RE: BRUCE ANSTEY

Was so special to see Bruce back on a bike again doing that lap. The best medicine for him for sure. Jan
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 9,775 26-08-2018, 01:14 PM
    Thread: Trailer and Van Festival
Post: RE: Trailer and Van Festival

Sign of the times, especially when you’re getting on a bit and need something more comfy than a little tent. I do so admire those who are tough enough to do it especially in this awful weather. Keep s...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 11 10,149 24-08-2018, 09:31 PM
    Thread: Pedrosa announces retirement
Post: RE: Pedrosa announces retirement

Dani has given it his all. Such a great little rider who I really enjoyed watching. I’ve always had great respect for the lad and I sincerely hope he gives that battered body of his a much deserved re...
Jan Grainger Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,406 12-07-2018, 09:03 PM
    Thread: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 100 races
Post: RE: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 1...

Never easy to accept news like this. Sincere condolences to William’s family. My heart goes out to Michael especially. ❤️ Jan
Jan Grainger General Discussion 19 10,621 09-07-2018, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Oldest Living TT winner
Post: RE: Oldest Living TT winner

Hi Carl, I met your dad when he was in Australia in the fifties, together with his brother Bob. He was a very popular competitor, especially amongst the AJS importers, P & R Williams, group. My ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 6,642 16-09-2016, 10:56 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

I reckon you're right, records will be broken but I hope everyone has a safe TT. I'm getting nervous thinking about it. Hi Sam Pato, I am fine despite being stuck here in Australia. Thank goodness for...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 58,746 01-06-2016, 11:33 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

Last year I predicted correctly Sam but this year, hmmmm. Not sure. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 58,746 19-05-2016, 02:49 AM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

Thank you for this explanation. I can see exactly where you are coming from and I bet you're not the only one who feels this way. I watched the practice sessions from the grandstand last year and it l...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 109,892 06-09-2015, 10:17 AM
    Thread: Well Done Splashdown
Post: RE: Well Done Splashdown

Well done Nick. I remember the smile on your face as you finished last year but this years placing should keep the smile continuing for at least the next 12 months. Great race.
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 11 12,117 06-09-2015, 02:49 AM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

(05-09-2015, 12:26 PM)curlydog Wrote: Got to agree I'm afraid. A lot has changed since i last competed in 2011. This year I felt at times as if I should be grateful for being allowed to get out on c...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 109,892 06-09-2015, 02:42 AM
    Thread: Just like old days
Post: RE: Just like old days

I agree with the above comments. I have never been keen on current TT riders taking part in the Manx. The atmosphere is just not the same for me but as I can't be there this year I look forward to tun...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 12 22,172 24-08-2015, 01:26 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(18-06-2015, 03:07 PM)larryd Wrote: Would pay a fee AND accept a secure password to the posting activity, if this is technically practicable. Or a substantial deposit (refundable on closure of the ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 48,001 19-06-2015, 09:46 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

(18-06-2015, 02:04 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: An unfortunate victory for the destructive minority. I can't help feel a certain guilt that the mass migration of the iomtt forum faithful has resulted in the ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 82,069 18-06-2015, 04:50 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

(17-06-2015, 12:24 PM)Splashdn Wrote: This IS sad news. We have no idNick ea what is going on behind the scenes, I am devastated, and disgusted that Malcolm is being abused. This has developed into...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 82,069 17-06-2015, 10:42 PM
    Thread: No racing today
Post: RE: No racing today

Oh dear. Back to sleep for me. It's nearly 4am here. So sad for everyone. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 8,706 06-06-2015, 06:51 PM
    Thread: No racing today
Post: RE: No racing today

Thanks for the current updates Malcolm. I think I'll just get ready and go to bed. Very disappointing for all concerned what with weather, delays and other issues. Bored in Oz - Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 8,706 06-06-2015, 10:56 AM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: RE: Aussies competing

Yes Andy, Dags (Daryl Rymer)is there. Not sure of his number. Sorry, I don't know how to spell his last name.....he's just Dags..... Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 4,159 31-05-2015, 11:37 AM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: Aussies competing

I wish good luck to all the TT competitors but special wishes to Cam Donald, Dave Johnson and Alex Pickett and the Aussie boys competing in the sidecars. Thanks to all those wonderful marshals too. He...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 4,159 30-05-2015, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Stans Birthday
Post: RE: Stans Birthday

Still Lookin' good Stan. I am sure he had an enjoyable birthday.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 3,419 06-05-2015, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Geoff Duke RIP
Post: RE: Geoff Duke RIP

It was like Royalty arriving in Australia when Geoff Duke came here to race in 1955. He certainly made an impact on the sport and was highly respected here in Oz. My father's idol. RIP Geoff Duke.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 24 24,372 02-05-2015, 12:34 PM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

Thanks everyone, especially Larry and Tom, both of whom are good friends, for painting a picture of something I never got to see.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 29,755 07-03-2015, 09:41 AM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

Wicked thoughts Larry. I can see you grinning with delight whilst posting this.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 29,755 06-03-2015, 10:56 AM
  Smile Thread: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGETTS MOTORCYCLES FOR SUPERSPORT TT
Post: RE: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGE...

Great news for us "Down Under".
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 4,297 12-02-2015, 11:26 AM
    Thread: Anstey honoured in New Zealand
Post: RE: Anstey honoured in New Zealand

Well done New Zealand. Well deserved Bruce.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 5,266 03-01-2015, 04:05 AM
    Thread: Seasons greetings
Post: RE: Seasons greetings

Merry Christmas everyone. Not long before Santa arrives here in the land Down Under. Keep safe and happy in 2015. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 45 37,751 24-12-2014, 08:41 AM
    Thread: Splashdown returns
Post: RE: Splashdown returns

I could see your happy smile through the visor when you came back up the road into the paddock. 4th place was it?
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 17,814 26-11-2014, 11:34 AM
    Thread: IOMTT Forum Closure
Post: RE: IOMTT Forum Closure

(22-11-2014, 02:43 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: Took some minor pleasure in deleting the short cut to the old forum.   This was tempered by finding out Don Simons had died - I still owe him dinner.   Also f...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 244 319,707 26-11-2014, 10:36 AM
    Thread: new over here
Post: RE: new over here

(21-11-2014, 12:56 AM)Malcolm Wrote: (21-11-2014, 12:47 AM)Jan Grainger Wrote: Oh dear, Can you cope with all these visitors Malcolm.? I am part of a special little group of friends who have been...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 78 114,386 21-11-2014, 09:45 AM
    Thread: new over here
Post: RE: new over here

Oh dear, Can you cope with all these visitors Malcolm.? I am part of a special little group of friends who have been on this forum for many many years and although I rarely post I try to jump on and ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 78 114,386 21-11-2014, 12:47 AM
    Thread: Money taken from charity box
Post: RE: Money taken from charity box

It's difficult to comprehend that there are some walking amongst us who are so despicable. Thankfully it's only a minority.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,102 27-08-2014, 07:10 PM
    Thread: MGP Supporters club and Rescue Helicopter fund
Post: RE: MGP Supporters club and Rescue Helicopter fund

Good luck and best wishes to. all those involved and good luck to all those competing at the Manx especially the Aussie newcomers.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 2,826 25-08-2013, 11:45 AM
    Thread: oldies on here
Post: RE: oldies on here

I don't get to post much but I still check in regularly. Thanks folks.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 10,907 29-08-2012, 09:20 AM
    Thread: Don Simons Passes Away
Post: RE: Don Simons Passes Away

Don will certainly be missed by many. A true motorcyclist and a great bloke. RIP 'Our Don'
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 3,747 13-08-2012, 09:22 AM
    Thread: Four wheeled thingys
Post: RE: Four wheeled thingys

(03-05-2012, 10:57 PM)Bill Snelling Wrote: (30-04-2012, 09:57 PM)pat slinn Wrote: Has anybody got any information on four wheel thingys trying to do fast laps this year ? None I hope. If Mark Higg...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 7,137 02-06-2012, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Complaining couple face financial ruin...
Post: RE: Complaining couple face financial ruin...

(12-03-2012, 02:30 PM)larryd Wrote: First sign of commonsense in the English legal system for very many years . . . . . . . :icon_biggrin:Oh, if only this was the case in Australia wh...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 3,497 15-03-2012, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Happy New Year
Post: RE: Happy New Year

(31-12-2011, 06:43 PM)Baylon McCaughey Wrote: happy New Year everone here at ttwebsite. BaylonAlso to you and all, Baylon. Jan from Oz
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,234 31-12-2011, 09:48 PM
    Thread: Bob Mac 1962
Post: RE: Bob Mac 1962

I received the DVD "Tribute to Bob McIntyre" for Chrismas. I also received the book The Flying Scot some years ago. He was my first link to the TT. The sounds, the introductions by Graham Walker...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 12,552 31-12-2011, 09:47 PM
    Thread: Christmas Greetings from Southern 100 Racing
Post: RE: Christmas Greetings from Southern 100 Racing

One meeting I would certainly like to attend. Maybe if I'm good Santa will give me an air ticket sometime in the distant future. Merry Christmas everyone.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 1,994 23-12-2011, 07:26 AM
    Thread: Very Sad News
Post: RE: Very Sad News

(29-10-2011, 06:55 PM)ian huntly Wrote: Dave Wells (Sidecar Passenger to Roy Hanks) received fatal injuries in an accident this afternoon at the Mallory Park Sidecar Festival...... Our sincere cond...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 7,118 30-10-2011, 08:25 AM
    Thread: Hair and helmets
Post: RE: Hair and helmets

I feel sad to have to add to these comments but I have always been concerned about the 'hair'/helmet issue in all codes of racing. Regardless of whether it played a part in this terrible tragedy I th...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 4,649 30-10-2011, 08:23 AM
    Thread: Fifth place finish for the Honda TT Legends at Le Mans 24-hour
Post: RE: Fifth place finish for the Honda TT Legends at...

This is a great result.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,313 27-09-2011, 09:21 AM
    Thread: AGO Murphy
Post: RE: AGO Murphy

Geez, you don't do things in half measures, do you Ago. Best wishes for your recovery.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 6,519 13-08-2011, 07:01 AM
    Thread: IOM TT 2011
Post: RE: IOM TT 2011

(16-06-2011, 11:12 PM)George Wrote: (16-06-2011, 07:44 PM)larryd Wrote: (16-06-2011, 06:32 PM)George Wrote: At least three other manufacturers have asked to have an attempt at the car lap record...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 29,240 17-06-2011, 10:06 AM