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    Thread: TT news
Post: RE: TT news

Once upon a time there was a paper that came out during the Manx. Too many bangs on the head to remember its name but im sure some of the forum members will remember it?
beetroot Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 13,755 30-07-2015, 10:07 AM
    Thread: On-Board laps
Post: RE: On-Board laps

(14-07-2015, 04:13 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Made my day!! I've walked round the MGP paddock for years, and it's amazing how many folk still use my video. Peter Duke tells me that it still sells in reaso...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 35 47,303 24-07-2015, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Twins tyres advice
Post: RE: Twins tyres advice

We run twins in the Manx with newcomers and the TT. 2 riders at the TT used both Metzeler and Dunlop. Metz/pirelli were SC1 front and 160 SC2 rear. The rears lasted up to 6 laps in practise but we ha...
beetroot Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 6,502 20-07-2015, 08:43 AM
    Thread: On-Board laps
Post: RE: On-Board laps

We always tell our newcomers at the TT and Manx to watch Mr Nick Jeffries lap as its actually tells you how to ride the course as well as being at a decent speed, unlike the 130mph laps that most newc...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 35 47,303 13-07-2015, 10:52 AM
    Thread: PIT STOPS
Post: RE: PIT STOPS

Yes it was introduced last MGP and was in the TT Regs for this year (and Manx 15 regs). Riders were informed during the briefs that they were no longet required for TT15. Maybe the MGP fill follow the...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 8,031 30-06-2015, 11:35 AM
    Thread: PIT STOPS
Post: RE: PIT STOPS

We did not have to use stands at the TT.
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 8,031 30-06-2015, 10:10 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

Robbin did exactly as was asked of him in his first TT and steadily went faster with every lap he did. There was no pressure on him at all and we just wanted him to enjoy his first ever road race. Ada...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 56,446 29-06-2015, 08:08 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

Derek would have won the 2014 Newcomers A ,junior and Senior with his Supersport race 1 average speed of 118+
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 56,446 26-06-2015, 08:05 AM
    Thread: Fire proof pit overalls specification
Post: RE: Fire proof pit overalls specification

Bring the correct kit. we fell foul of the reg changes at this TT. I stupidly assumed the kit i bought for the Manx last year was the same spec i needed, only to be turned away at Tech inspection...ne...
beetroot Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 43 72,074 24-06-2015, 01:07 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke’s last lap of the TT course
Post: RE: Geoff Duke’s last lap of the TT course

Pit lane was packed with bikes and cars and it was very touching to see his final lap flagged away. Weather up top was a bit misty but thats how he would have ridden it back in the day!
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 12,871 11-05-2015, 01:40 PM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

The build up starts the day after the previous years Senior race for us. 4 bikes ready and one to go with riders representing Denmark,Sweden and Australia. :)
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 68 132,000 24-04-2015, 10:52 AM
    Thread: How is this 'safety'?
Post: i was up there today for a signature for a mountai...

i was up there today for a signature for a mountain licence. due to bad weather it was cancelled. so no one got a signature for TT or manx!
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 8,948 18-03-2007, 05:37 PM
    Thread: Missing the TT this year?
Post: id like to see the chequered flag.... :cry: an...

id like to see the chequered flag.... :cry: and big crowds cheering all of us home.
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 6,474 01-03-2007, 01:14 PM
    Thread: A Night at the TT Races for Seamus Greene
Post: just a quick well done to all the organisers of th...

just a quick well done to all the organisers of this event, the place was packed and hopefully raised lots of cash!
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,745 29-01-2007, 10:57 AM
    Thread: New manufacturer for TT2007
Post: might be a new mv team? but its not the one tha...

might be a new mv team? but its not the one thats doing this years british superstock and superbikes. as im doing the spannering on em! wonder if the boss wants one out at the southern....
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 9,761 17-01-2007, 04:02 PM
    Thread: brandish curve
Post: its not very quick through there at the minute wit...

its not very quick through there at the minute with a 20 speed limit.. but come the racing and its going to be one scary fast corner! cant wait :D hope they put the railings back they cut down the ...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 5,585 29-10-2006, 09:31 PM
    Thread: Obnoxious officials
Post: wed all signed on as officials and were in the des...

wed all signed on as officials and were in the designated pit lane/signalling area. but on second thoughts what would have happened if a few of the bikes had set off in reverse... wed all have been i...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 11,520 10-10-2006, 04:46 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta
Post: cargo, sadly i wont be going to the sunflower as i...

cargo, sadly i wont be going to the sunflower as its only one rider out (brian mcormack) and what with my jobs stupid rules etc... should be at all the british rounds next season as long as the team ...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 18,842 10-10-2006, 09:57 AM
    Thread: Obnoxious officials
Post: i was at the endurance, was it the fat bloke who b...

i was at the endurance, was it the fat bloke who bellowed at everone before the race started?
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 11,520 09-10-2006, 08:41 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta
Post: i was part of the team at brands last weekend with...

i was part of the team at brands last weekend with the mv's we had 3 out. never done as many wheel and tyre changes in my life!! they dont crash well!!! next out at the sunflower with one bike only. ...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 18,842 09-10-2006, 08:18 PM
    Thread: motostar 250 gp class
Post: cant see it working andy, this years acu star 600...

cant see it working andy, this years acu star 600 series went down to 14 riders and less at some circuits, and thats the most poular size bike? how many 250,s are being used at mro level? do they sti...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 17,689 20-09-2006, 09:43 AM
    Thread: No Irish team for the Celtic match races
Post: i cant blame em really, they would have to travel ...

i cant blame em really, they would have to travel to stranraer then drive to heysham etc, nightmare crossing for a meet at jurby?.. and its probably payback for last years fiasco when the manx team c...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 3,888 14-09-2006, 03:13 PM
    Thread: MGP entries............an idle mind makes for mischief
Post: as i was foced to watch from the sidelines this ye...

as i was foced to watch from the sidelines this year it was obvious that something was missing! i think you hit the nail on the head with the lack of bikes in pit lane for practise? i thought i was ju...
beetroot Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 11,503 09-09-2006, 03:20 PM
    Thread: When things are just meant to be
Post: your not living in des's mobile library are you?.....

your not living in des's mobile library are you?.........
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 24,606 09-09-2006, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Technical Briefings
Post: the easiest way of taking the stress out of scruti...

the easiest way of taking the stress out of scrutineering, is to do the job right before you take it to scrutineering!!! its not rocket science! :D
beetroot Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 21 30,801 31-07-2006, 07:35 PM
    Thread: New island course
Post: have you been round willaston recently? off ballan...

have you been round willaston recently? off ballanard road is a lot of dodgy roadworks whichn just adds to the motocross circuit that was the clypse. if you look real close you can still see the ker...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 11,081 01-07-2006, 12:56 AM
    Thread: New island course
Post: i thought dandara own that land? just waiting for...

i thought dandara own that land? just waiting for thr right person to give em planning permission to put up 3 billion houses on the land..
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 11,081 30-06-2006, 09:59 AM
    Thread: The mountain looks wonderful today
Post: sure did! ronnie mcallister at the southern 100 d...

sure did! ronnie mcallister at the southern 100 dinner. i get to go to all the fancy events over here now (not for much longer tho as work is beckoning)
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 18,154 02-03-2006, 05:30 PM
    Thread: The mountain looks wonderful today
Post: it might look nice cargo but at half seven this mo...

it might look nice cargo but at half seven this morning when i was driving over there it was anything but!!!! always nice to see the snow plough going the opposite way!!
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 18,154 02-03-2006, 04:37 PM
    Thread: The rider's TT experience
Post: hope its before march the 6th for panoramic mounta...

hope its before march the 6th for panoramic mountain shots as some of the mountain road is closed up there from then for two months! for the roadworks at windy corner.
beetroot Jokes, Stories etc 22 50,794 21-02-2006, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Alan Hope Chief Sector Marshal
Post: im a rider in the manx grand prix who has been unf...

im a rider in the manx grand prix who has been unfortunate to have a big crash this year during a wet practise session at glen helen. i suffered two badly broken legs and a broken back, i can honestl...
beetroot TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 23,290 07-01-2006, 02:07 PM