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    Thread: CAL & THE TT
Post: RE: CAL & THE TT

What is the point of this post? He will never do the TT in any case. Always find these kinds of discussions insulting to the real TT riders.
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 3,070 15-09-2021, 01:04 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Looking like a Bimota YB4 (Yamaha 750 motor)
DBD 34 ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 235,704 14-04-2021, 05:12 PM
    Thread: CAL AND SAM
Post: RE: CAL AND SAM

Thought CC finished 18th. Doing us proud, really?
DBD 34 General Discussion 1 1,756 23-11-2020, 11:15 PM
    Thread: Bud Jackson - Nobody to blame, says Coroner
Post: RE: Bud Jackson - Nobody to blame, says Coroner

(01-02-2019, 01:52 PM)charlieb Wrote: Terrible tragedy for all concerned. Can any lessons be learned from how the brake failed that could possibly prevent another similar incident with a drum braked...
DBD 34 General Discussion 2 3,344 01-02-2019, 02:09 PM
    Thread: Foggy: "I could win the Classic TT by a mile… if I had a new right leg and left arm!"
Post: RE: Foggy: "I could win the Classic TT by a mile… ...

Foggy didn't win the 1992 Senior as it states above. Hislop won.
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 3,803 03-12-2018, 03:59 PM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

You are right, however when I searched for 1957 Senior it loaded the results for the Junior first (also won by Bob McIntyre)
DBD 34 General Discussion 14 10,468 16-11-2018, 10:15 AM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

Hi Splashdown, hope you are well. I always had it in my head that he finished, but prior to me posting yesterday I thought I would double check, and the result was that they have him down as a DNF, I ...
DBD 34 General Discussion 14 10,468 15-11-2018, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

If you search for Dickie Dale 1957 Senior TT there is a famous picture of him sat right opposite the greenhouses having just retired from the race, he is on the gorgeous V8 Moto Guzzi.
DBD 34 General Discussion 14 10,468 14-11-2018, 05:38 PM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

Best guess would be opposite the Grandstand/Nobles Park, where Mountain View is now built. Back in the 50's/60's this area was a nursery full of greenhouses etc. So dare say plenty of Strawberries wou...
DBD 34 General Discussion 14 10,468 14-11-2018, 12:39 PM
    Thread: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcycling Radio Broadcasting Contract
Post: RE: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcy...

Think we all agree that Manx Radio should/will get the gig, however they really do need to clear the decks and recruit quality commentators if they are awarded the contract.
DBD 34 General Discussion 12 10,599 05-09-2018, 11:02 PM
    Thread: Start Numbers
Post: Start Numbers

I know that this has been posted previously but always falls on deaf ears. The organisers really do need to revert to numerical start numbers rather than the new seeded and qualifying order, it is an...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 19,041 26-06-2018, 11:45 PM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

DH always looks on the ragged edge, that is just his style, spectacular, a bit like the great Phillip McCallen. PH is a totally different kettle of fish with his smother style, very Joey/McGuinness, I...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 53,056 26-06-2018, 11:36 PM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

Ehhh no. I am a massive MD fan, but I think he was beaten fair and square. I don't even know if he will be able to get near these times in the future, really hope he can though.
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 53,056 25-06-2018, 11:11 PM
    Thread: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies are giving up on 600cc bikes
Post: RE: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like compa...

I am not a fan of the current schedule of 600 and 1000 Supersport/Superbike, so I think it would be great to have Moto3, Moto 2 , Superbike and all out Senior. The current setup makes it easier to win...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 22,320 07-06-2018, 11:17 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Had to laugh today when RM tried to pronounce the name of the guy behind the original Paton: Aparently "it was the brainchild of Gresseppi Burpeppy" whoever he was........
DBD 34 General Discussion 48 60,187 06-06-2018, 11:24 PM
    Thread: TT 2004 question
Post: RE: TT 2004 question

It was all to do with the sad events from the previous year when DJ sadly lost his life, a lot changed after that and there was talk of Superbikes being too powerful for 6 lap races, thankfully common...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 6,483 21-05-2018, 09:20 PM
    Thread: DISAPPOINTING DAY FOR CRUCTHLOW IN TEXAS
Post: RE: DISAPPOINTING DAY FOR CRUCTHLOW IN TEXAS

Back to life, back to reality. All the hype, you would have thought he had won the championship......
DBD 34 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,981 23-04-2018, 10:50 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Done my head in for years with his use of the word "distinctive" and "up towards the Water Works" And then the other idiots start using it as well.. We were spoilt years ago with the likes of Peter Kn...
DBD 34 General Discussion 48 60,187 06-06-2017, 01:14 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Needs to be put out to grass along with the other amateur commentators......
DBD 34 General Discussion 48 60,187 06-06-2017, 12:03 AM
    Thread: Ben my Chree
Post: RE: Ben my Chree

Hope you're not getting paid overtime as from the above posts it would appear that you have spent most of this evening tracking the Ben my Chree and dissing larger ladies. Don't get your point about l...
DBD 34 General Discussion 24 31,638 22-05-2017, 11:47 PM
    Thread: Can Guy race
Post: RE: Can Guy race

Seems to be a grey area here with most people saying that he doesn't have enough signatures to qualify, someone in the know needs to grow a pair and stand up and be counted. It should be simple, black...
DBD 34 General Discussion 26 26,696 16-05-2017, 11:04 PM
    Thread: TT Sidecar Passenger Required
Post: TT Sidecar Passenger Required

As the thread says, we are looking for a high end passenger for immediate start with our team. Apply within.
DBD 34 Miscellaneous Wanted 0 2,595 28-09-2016, 10:49 PM
    Thread: Ultralightweight TT?
Post: RE: Ultralightweight TT?

Totally agree, said it before TT Zero needs to be binned. I will forward this suggestion to the powers that be and will probably get the same response as the last one I sent in regarding the start nu...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 18,726 28-09-2016, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Ultralightweight TT?
Post: RE: Ultralightweight TT?

All for that, they already run a "300" class in America for the likes of Yamaha R3's etc. It would just break up the monotony of big bike races i.e. 600's & 1000's, it would be as close as we can ...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 18,726 27-09-2016, 08:54 PM
    Thread: T5 on ferry to IOM TT
Post: RE: T5 on ferry to IOM TT

Try phoning the Steam Packet......
DBD 34 General Discussion 6 6,903 23-09-2016, 11:14 PM
    Thread: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?
Post: RE: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?

PISTONS...........quite easy to tell the difference.
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 30,259 09-09-2016, 10:55 PM
    Thread: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?
Post: RE: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?

Yep, heard that as well, McGuinness and Harrison had massively oversized tanks so really Maria Costello should be declared winner. Unfortunately this is what happens when you give all the power to a ...
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 30,259 09-09-2016, 09:38 PM
    Thread: Looking for a Rem Fowler Autograph
Post: RE: Looking for a Rem Fowler Autograph

Nah, was just winding you up. Good luck with your search.
DBD 34 General Discussion 5 7,465 03-09-2016, 06:18 PM
    Thread: 4 disqualified in mondays race
Post: RE: 4 disqualified in mondays race

Totally agree, think they need to bin the entire organization (loose term) committee and rebuild in time for next years TT. Obviously this won't happen because they are not going to sack themselves no...
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 36 44,606 03-09-2016, 09:11 AM
    Thread: Looking for a Rem Fowler Autograph
Post: RE: Looking for a Rem Fowler Auto

Good luck with that.....I have been looking for Charlie Colliers original winning machine but no one has so far come forward, failing that I would settle for Mike Hailwoods 1967 Senior winning Honda 5...
DBD 34 General Discussion 5 7,465 02-09-2016, 11:19 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST

Think Scaramanga is missing the point on this with the quote "bikes in the old Manx were getting thin on the ground" as the weapon of choice in the MGP are modern 600 Supersport bikes (including 675 T...
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 21,650 27-08-2016, 12:57 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST

Totally agree, I have posted similarly in past but unfortunately we seem to be in the minority.
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 21,650 25-08-2016, 07:59 AM
    Thread: manx gp
Post: RE: manx gp

So who are the main contenders then???
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 20,849 21-08-2016, 10:13 AM
    Thread: manx gp
Post: RE: manx gp

No, because the MGP proper is pushed so far out the back door these days that unless you're directly involved with a competitor you have no idea who is who, unlike the good old days.
DBD 34 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 20,849 19-08-2016, 09:00 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

Right, seeing there's nothing kicking on here lets get going for next year.......pretty much the same with me, bin the eleccy bikes and more variety in classes, and go back to number order....
DBD 34 General Discussion 203 275,910 16-08-2016, 09:21 PM
    Thread: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT WITH GUY MARTIN
Post: RE: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SP...

(07-08-2016, 10:12 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: You might be wondering all by yourself on this one, ploughing your own furrow as it were ... if you can fit said wondering in between Spelling Police duties...
DBD 34 General Discussion 13 15,397 07-08-2016, 10:27 PM
    Thread: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT WITH GUY MARTIN
Post: RE: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SP...

Based only has one s by the way. The only one of those that I watched was the boat one, when he smashed his teeth in on the deck of the boat tv gold.
DBD 34 General Discussion 13 15,397 06-08-2016, 12:43 AM
    Thread: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT WITH GUY MARTIN
Post: RE: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SP...

Wonder how long his career will last now that he has given up racing as all of his previous programmes have been based around the TT.
DBD 34 General Discussion 13 15,397 05-08-2016, 10:41 PM
    Thread: TT Blues. Wednesday ITV4
Post: RE: TT Blues. Wednesday ITV4

Haha love it... I remember a couple of winters ago when there were a load of burglaries on the island, virtually every night fow about six weeks, still nobody has ever been caught and brought to justi...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 15,111 05-08-2016, 10:24 PM
    Thread: TT Blues. Wednesday ITV4
Post: RE: TT Blues. Wednesday ITV4

Watched last night, my god, what a bunch of egotistical morons. Thought it funny when the Chief Constable told his minions to just go out and enjoy themselves, they must have edited out where he said ...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 15,111 04-08-2016, 10:19 PM
    Thread: TT bosses allay fears over 'misleading' headline
Post: RE: TT bosses allay fears over 'misleading' headli...

Or to put into Manx speak, "someone's in trouble cos they have let the cat out the bag Yessir"
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 19,153 21-06-2016, 11:46 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(16-06-2016, 10:23 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: I have approached the organizers today and will advise the outcome shortly. Definitely needs changing back to the old tradional numbering system. I am still awa...
DBD 34 General Discussion 203 275,910 21-06-2016, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?
Post: RE: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?

Yes, there certainly is. They push push push the classic part of MGP and once that is over by Monday of race week the coverage and hype switches off like a light bulb, and the MGP proper gets little ...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 38,863 20-06-2016, 09:20 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

Not bothered looking at yer link as I know what a standard er6 puts out and 60bhp is about 20% short, so in my view that is miles out.
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 30,261 19-06-2016, 11:20 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

Just watched the Lightweight (Supertwins) coverage, both Parrish and Whithams comments were laughable, Whitham saying "these bikes only put out about 60bhp from standard" think he needs to do some hom...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 30,261 19-06-2016, 09:35 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

Nah, don't think it needs live big screen coverage as that would result in a lot of people watching the top six go past and then turning a blind eye to the lower numbers while you watch the top six on...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 30,261 19-06-2016, 07:53 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

I remember the weeks before practice week, it used to take me a few days of going in to my local newsagent to psyche up with parting with £15 for a programme, but always ended up going for it. Coul...
DBD 34 General Discussion 203 275,910 19-06-2016, 07:48 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: 2016 TV Coverage

Just catching up on the tv coverage and watched Sidecar B, couldn't believe how little coverage local boys Karl Bennett and Lee Cain received despite finishing fourth, absolutely shameful. Parrish was...
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 30,261 17-06-2016, 09:52 PM
    Thread: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as one of the greatest of all time?
Post: RE: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as on...

Oh behave, a bit of needle adds to the excitement. I think they should have boxing gloves hanging up at the door for all press conferences from now on, now that would be worth watching.
DBD 34 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 36 49,415 16-06-2016, 11:14 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(15-06-2016, 10:48 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: Definitely the biggest gripe seems to be the numbering system that they have used recently, it just doesn't work, I am gonna take this up with the organizers and ...
DBD 34 General Discussion 203 275,910 16-06-2016, 10:23 PM