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    Thread: What you might find there this year
Post: RE: What you might find there this year

And today Douglas was given City status for the Queen’s Jubilee.
Dogsbody General Discussion 1 1,371 20-05-2022, 07:44 AM
    Thread: Thoughts and predictions
Post: RE: Thoughts and predictions

Sorry, I misunderstood. I thought you were under the impression they were using the V twin. For clutch plates for your sleeved down to 1999.95 cc Rocket if EBC are not available , see if Barnett are ...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 12,584 14-04-2022, 07:06 AM
    Thread: Thoughts and predictions
Post: RE: Thoughts and predictions

Captain, I am afraid the clue is in the name - Ducati V4R, note the 4. BTW Good to see you again at Hoghton Tower although your choice of big bikes leaves something to be desired!!!!
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 12,584 13-04-2022, 08:47 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX AND CLASSIC TT REVIEW CONFIRMED
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX AND CLASSIC TT REVIEW CONFIRME...

Full details https://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-...classic-tt Briefly Classic TT name dropped, now Classic Manx, two races only, no newcomers races , Three MGP races, practice every night. Marsha...
Dogsbody Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 3,504 17-01-2022, 12:57 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Best wishes and good luck Malcolm.
Dogsbody ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 20,013 07-09-2021, 05:46 PM
    Thread: Hoghton Tower sprint/hill climb
Post: RE: Hoghton Tower sprint/hill climb

I see you were a bit exhausted after one run.
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 2,653 25-07-2021, 09:30 PM
    Thread: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY
Post: RE: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday Malcolm. As a treat you can finish early.
Dogsbody General Discussion 14 6,821 30-10-2020, 04:33 PM
    Thread: MCGUINNESS JOINS QUATTRO PLANT BOURNEMOUTH KAWASAKI
Post: RE: MCGUINNESS JOINS QUATTRO PLANT BOURNEMOUTH KAW...

Re Norton https://www.derbytelegraph.co.uk/news/no...1RhvTzgsHQ
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 11,929 11-01-2020, 08:00 AM
    Thread: TT Zero no more...
Post: RE: TT Zero no more...

If they could persuade MotoE to do an eight lap race at the Southern that would increase the profile of electric racing. Seeing Bradley Smith and Ana Carasco beat Sete Gibernau is good entertainment w...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 12,341 23-10-2019, 06:39 AM
    Thread: Nigel Rollason
Post: Nigel Rollason

Sad to post that Nigel Rollason, Isle of Man winner on two and three wheels died earlier this month. I met him at the Manx many years ago and again at Jurby Festival parading his outfit . RIP Nigel. D...
Dogsbody General Discussion 2 3,214 14-02-2019, 10:29 PM
    Thread: Can anyone help identify this TT turn?
Post: RE: Can anyone help identify this TT turn?

Quarter Bridge, 125cc Honda CR93 , Ultra Lightweight TT, sure someone will identify the rider before long. Colin
Dogsbody Quiz Questions 20 20,209 02-01-2019, 10:02 AM
    Thread: The TT early morning practice.
Post: RE: The TT early morning practice.

I wonder how many marshals were in place at 6am at the Manx in the late 60s? I don't recollect seeing that many back then, but always gave Gwen a wave on duty at her cottage just after Ballaugh. On r...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 13 22,683 11-07-2018, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Jokes, Humour, Funny Stories - Post Them Here
Post: RE: Jokes, Humour, Funny Stories - Post Them Here

Might amuse the older members https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uo0KjdDJr1c
Dogsbody Jokes, Stories etc 94 204,064 06-02-2018, 09:58 AM
    Thread: Back on the Job
Post: RE: Back on the Job

Best wishes for a quick recovery Malcolm. If you are lucky  the Cardiac Rehab course won't start until after Xmas, one lecture is what not to eat and drink , in other words everything that makes  Xmas...
Dogsbody ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 13 17,987 07-12-2017, 10:07 AM
    Thread: Don Padgett
Post: Don Padgett

Sad news, condolences to his family.  http://www.ukclubsport.com/don-padgett-died/ Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 3,426 15-11-2017, 06:13 PM
    Thread: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be banned ???
Post: RE: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be ban...

Strangely I have never heard of a bull paying to enter a bullfight, and I am sure the Christians did not have to do six qualifying fights then pay for their own transport and accommodation to entertai...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 14,362 31-07-2017, 03:23 PM
    Thread: Geoff Cannell Auction
Post: Geoff Cannell Auction

Would have been better TT week? http://www.chrystalsauctions.im/next.php...705201700m Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 0 3,006 11-05-2017, 06:29 AM
    Thread: Is It Bye Bye Supersport 600?
Post: RE: Is It Bye Bye Supersport 600?

My hot tip is to buy supersport bikes now, store them for 20 years and bring them out for the Classic TT Supersport class. John McG will only be in his early 60s so still winning...... Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 10 11,431 03-02-2017, 10:47 AM
    Thread: MGP TV
Post: RE: MGP TV

ITV4 at 9pm on Thursday. Dogsbody
Dogsbody Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 9,563 28-08-2016, 06:34 AM
    Thread: WILLIAM and MICHAEL.
Post: RE: WILLIAM and MICHAEL.

one answered http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-d...h-tyco-bmw Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 9 16,752 06-10-2015, 06:40 PM
    Thread: No more Free BT Sport.
Post: RE: No more Free BT Sport.

I also cancelled when told of new pricing, I just swing the dish to Astra 1 and tune to Eurosport in Germany.They broadcast most of the practices and races live.( makes more sense in German than Charl...
Dogsbody General Discussion 8 10,966 15-08-2015, 10:46 AM
    Thread: Medical Services
Post: RE: Medical Services

The requirements include the following, • The service provider shall also be responsible for: o The recruitment of doctors, paramedics and suitably trained first aid personnel o Organising pre-event...
Dogsbody General Discussion 5 7,680 31-07-2015, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Medical Services
Post: Medical Services

This from the ACU http://www.acu.org.uk/News/2015/07/Provi...rt-Events/ What next,tender for provision of marshals? Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 5 7,680 31-07-2015, 03:44 PM
    Thread: Tonfanau
Post: RE: Tonfanau

Not seen a tree now but I've only been last couple of years. Like Druids at Oulton, big gravel trap there now, but there were a lot of trees quite close in the 60s.( don't get me started about the chi...
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 17 24,187 07-07-2015, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Tonfanau
Post: RE: Tonfanau

Nick, Kirkcaldy was familiar but I hadn't realised it carried on for so long. I thought it was one of those 50s/ early 60s circuits that had disappeared  like Silloth, Prees Heath, Rhydymwyn, Kinmel P...
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 17 24,187 07-07-2015, 06:12 PM
    Thread: Tonfanau
Post: RE: Tonfanau

Nick, I believe this is the image that is on the T-shirt,  North West 200 Senior race 1959, notice the strong crowd barrier.  http://niclassicscramblesclub.com/galler...ads/img874 Dogsbody
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 17 24,187 07-07-2015, 12:03 PM
    Thread: Tonfanau
Post: RE: Tonfanau

Nick,I did say hello,  and I was there from Sat afternoon till this morning :icon_biggrin: . I rode in the parades but unable to keep up with you unfortunately. Bob Mac T shirt give you a clue? Found ...
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 17 24,187 06-07-2015, 11:03 PM
    Thread: Tonfanau
Post: Tonfanau

Where do you get to see ( and get passed at high speed by ) JM130 on a MotoGP bike, Splashdown, Stan Woods and Charlie Williams out together? TT parade lap?  No, at Tonfanau in North Wales at a club m...
Dogsbody Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 17 24,187 06-07-2015, 08:15 PM
    Thread: h2r onboard lap
Post: RE: h2r onboard lap

Superchargers are not allowed in any racing apart from sprinting/ drag, can't see even the IOM giving that much leeway.PS  Have you read the disclaimer, no warranty on a £41k bike!!. http://www.kawasa...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,021 03-07-2015, 09:37 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

Just reduce the interval to 5 seconds. Would have the same effect as starting in pairs. Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 203 287,631 01-07-2015, 06:46 PM
    Thread: Pikes Peak
Post: Pikes Peak

Good friend and well known MGP rider Wade Boyd won the sidecar class at Pikes Peak. Well Done that man. Dogsbody http://www.motorcycle-usa.com/2015/06/ar...ults-2015/
Dogsbody General Discussion 3 6,190 30-06-2015, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

Sorry you had to suffer abuse from a few idiots Malcolm, but it doesn't surprise me. I've given up on some forums because of bad language and infighting that seems to proliferate these days.  One pos...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 115,567 18-06-2015, 09:27 AM
    Thread: Honda Unveil Road Going RC213V
Post: RE: Honda Unveil Road Going RC213V

Will any appear at next years TT?At 211bhp with kit fitted and 200 being made, eligible for Superbike and Senior? Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 4 7,184 11-06-2015, 10:28 PM
    Thread: Challenges Facing The TT
Post: RE: Challenges Facing The TT

(08-06-2015, 05:12 PM)excollier Wrote: Can someone remind me why the early morning practices were stopped please? It used to be all done and dusted by 7 a.m. and roads opened. I know, as a marshal i...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 75,229 08-06-2015, 06:49 PM
    Thread: maximum start number
Post: RE: maximum start number

Just make it a 5 second gap not 10. Halves the time first to last or doubles the number of starters and stops two bikes hitting the top of Bray together. Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 20,805 24-04-2015, 10:34 PM
    Thread: maximum start number
Post: RE: maximum start number

I've set off at 115 with 116 as the last pair away. but no 13 so 115 starters in pairs. Starting 9min 30sec after first man, if you did that now singly there would be people lapped before they started...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 20,805 24-04-2015, 02:58 PM
    Thread: Petition
Post: Petition

Will be interesting to see how much support this gets. http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/iom-g...-a-develop Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 6,434 17-04-2015, 09:57 PM
    Thread: Manx police to probe Guy Martin’s 180mph open roads lap
Post: RE: Manx police to probe Guy Martin’s 180mph open ...

Perhaps Steady Eddie was marshaling for him? Seriously, not the sort of publicity motorcycling needs. If he did it on closed roads in front of the Subaru I would be more impressed. Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 13 17,495 17-04-2015, 11:28 AM
    Thread: Circuit of Wales construction set for summer start!
Post: RE: Circuit of Wales construction set for summer s...

Perhaps Pink Floyd could re-release the Animals LP? Would seem appropriate. http://image-cdn.zap2it.com/images/pink-...-getty.jpg Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 3 5,599 06-03-2015, 06:58 PM
    Thread: Team Mugen to compete at TT 2015
Post: RE: Team Mugen to compete at TT 2015

This from a report on Alonsos crash  "After the accident it took some time for the Spaniard to be extricated from the car, and McLaren team members were on hand to assist when he was. Additionally al...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 147 219,176 25-02-2015, 05:53 PM
    Thread: Guy to Retire at the end of the season?
Post: RE: Guy to Retire at the end of the season?

Perhaps he is going to be busy riding his Royal Enfield back from India? Then giving it to Mr Lindsell  for converting to his Classic TT ride :icon_lol: Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 44,912 16-02-2015, 07:41 PM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: Electric bikes

As people complain about the lack of noise on Electric bikes, would one ( or two ) of these need ACU approval stickers? :icon_lol: http://www.turbospoke.com/products-turbo...is-it.aspx  Dogsbody
Dogsbody General Discussion 7 9,096 22-01-2015, 05:23 PM
    Thread: TT 2015 Starting Order
Post: RE: TT 2015 Starting Order

Starting in pairs wasn't a problem when it was a push start as no two bikes start exactly the same. BUT with clutch starts, traction control, anti wheelie etc you will get two similar bikes staying in...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 125 195,268 21-12-2014, 05:45 PM
    Thread: IOM TT replicas on Ebay
Post: RE: IOM TT replicas on Ebay

The MGP finishers medal would appear to be after 1970. Mine from 1968 is silver, hallmarked Birmingham "T" ( 1968 ), didn't finish in '69, and the ones after are not hallmarked. Money saving exercise ...
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 41 72,420 18-12-2014, 04:19 PM
    Thread: Photography drones
Post: RE: Photography drones

Personally I would like to see a blanket ban during practices and races. For every competent pilot there will be a thousand who are not. As a marshal I don't want to tell someone that it is dangerous ...
Dogsbody ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 17 28,845 11-12-2014, 10:03 PM
    Thread: Big rider transfer.
Post: RE: Big rider transfer.

Ends speculation  about Suzuki http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-d...zuki-power Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 49 96,823 10-12-2014, 10:54 AM
    Thread: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal
Post: RE: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal

Very interesting comments from Neil Tuxworth last night at Warrington regarding Michael. Probably explained it better than just hearsay. JM on good form as usual, with Whit as compere. Dogsbody
Dogsbody TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 74 164,700 06-12-2014, 08:58 PM
    Thread: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?
Post: RE: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?

(25-11-2014, 11:18 PM)Auction list Wrote: Original painting of John Mc.Guinness Sue Cartwright Framed limited edition print of the above (No1) signed by John Mc.Guinness Sue Cartwright BSB Weekend ...
Dogsbody Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 10 18,960 05-12-2014, 11:08 AM
    Thread: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?
Post: RE: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?

Not only the Padgett Yamaha YZR ( not Yamama as IOMTT news says ) but also Bruce Anstey  if all goes well. Dogsbody
Dogsbody Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 10 18,960 24-11-2014, 09:44 PM
    Thread: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?
Post: RE: TT Champions Night - Warrington ?

5th December. Clive Padgett is taking a couple of bikes including the YZR500. Jamie Whitham compere, guests include J Mcg, Roger Marshal, Steve Plater, Neil Tuxworth and Nigel Rollason. http://www.py...
Dogsbody Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 10 18,960 21-11-2014, 03:41 PM