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    Thread: MMCC and enterprise dept to discuss Manx Grand Prix
Post: RE: MMCC and enterprise dept to discuss Manx Grand...

Another point that will have an impact on the classic TT entries next year is the qualification for the mountain course licence has been tightened up. so i think i am correct in saying that you have t...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 7,098 25-09-2019, 08:03 AM
    Thread: Classic TT progression
Post: RE: Classic TT progression

The whole idea about qualifying is dangerous. If for instance the only dry night of the week is say Monday and somebody does a flyer, then if the weather changes,you have to chase a time, of which you...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 22,217 08-09-2017, 02:14 PM
    Thread: Carl Philips GB Short circuit Rider of the Year
Post: Carl Philips GB Short circuit Rider of the Year

Can I say huge congratulations to Carl Philips, who has won the GB short circuit rider of the year. Great achievement by a young rider and team. I have followed Carl since he first started on mini mot...
shipleymanx General Discussion 0 2,994 29-01-2017, 12:59 PM
    Thread: PETE SYMES
Post: RE: PETE SYMES

(28-02-2016, 05:36 PM)BRADDAN OAK Wrote: PETE SYMES NOW AT HOME, HE GETS HIS NEW LEG THIS WEEK,HE IS DOING PLENTY OF PHYSIO, HE SAYS HE ACHES A BIT, BUT IS STILL SMILING. Hi all, well, what a year t...
shipleymanx Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 1 9,737 08-09-2016, 10:36 AM
    Thread: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?
Post: RE: Classic TT: when is a classic not a classic ?

Surely they have to decide wether it is a show or a race,  as riders lower down the order think its a race, I used to spend thousands of pounds to try and win a race against equal and legal bikes. Whe...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 30,638 07-09-2016, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

(11-06-2016, 09:56 PM)Thanks Wrote: It's primarily to measure the bore & stroke, so head off, but if they wish to look at something else which they feel could be relevant they can obviously ask ...
shipleymanx General Discussion 4 5,831 11-06-2016, 10:24 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: Engine stripping

Hi, When they strip the engines at the end of the race, how far do they take them down. Is it the heads off, as if you are using the engine again say for example for the second 600 race, who rebuilds ...
shipleymanx General Discussion 4 5,831 11-06-2016, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates
Post: RE: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates

Hi Folks, just a quick update from the Auction on Saturday night, when all the bid money is in, we should have over £6800 for the night alone, thanks to everybody who attended and those that donated, ...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 9,243 23-11-2015, 02:03 PM
    Thread: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates
Post: RE: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates

[Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/TT2015/pet...ribbon.jpg] Hi Folks, Just to let you know  that we are opening the doors earlier than planned on Saturday, which will now be 18.50. The reason is...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 9,243 17-11-2015, 09:03 AM
    Thread: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates
Post: RE: Pete Symes Benefit Night Updates

[Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/TT2015/pet...ribbon.jpg] Hi folks, below is the full list of Auction prizes. If you want to put a silent bid in for them, then I need the following info:- The...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 9,243 09-11-2015, 02:59 PM
    Thread: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.
Post: RE: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.

Hi Appsy yes its getting close now. Thanks for all your good wishes to Pete, its fair to say that without your team and the paramedics we wouldn't be having the auction night as it wouldn't be needed,...
shipleymanx Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 8 13,198 07-11-2015, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Peter Symes
Post: Peter Symes

Hi just a quick one liner to say look in the fund raising section for more news on the auction night on 21s Nov at the squires pub Sherburn, in aid of Pete Symes. thanks
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 3,913 19-10-2015, 03:29 PM
    Thread: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.
Post: RE: Peter Symes

Hi all, Pete is making steady progress. He is eating more each day so this will build him up. As the previous posts mention I am having an auction night for him on 21st Nov at the squires pub, prizes ...
shipleymanx Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 8 13,198 19-10-2015, 03:19 PM
    Thread: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.
Post: RE: Peter Symes

Hi the date has been set for the 21st November, I am pleased to say Mick Grant has agreed to help us out on the evening with a few stories etc. So please pass the word round. Hoping to kick off approx...
shipleymanx Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 8 13,198 16-09-2015, 08:04 AM
    Thread: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.
Post: Peter Symes - Updated with Benefit Night News.

Hi as a few of you may have heard Pete Symes had a big off on the last lap on the Senior MGP. He has life changing injuries. I am organising an auction night, provisional date is 21st Nov at the Squir...
shipleymanx Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 8 13,198 15-09-2015, 08:06 AM
    Thread: Marshalls
Post: RE: Marshalls

Trouble is it needs the powers  that be to take it on board. I don't think people realise how important Sat session is. If you get a lap in then, even if its only one, you feel as though your on your ...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 7,851 05-08-2015, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Marshalls
Post: Marshalls

I see from facebook that we are already looking for marshalls for the manx. I suggested that when the riders sign on, that a note is given to them asking for extras if we are still short. That will gi...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 7,851 05-08-2015, 08:05 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(24-06-2015, 11:07 AM)c iom tt Wrote: I would like to see a bit more variety of bikes in the Senior like we use to have. It would also have been nice to have the Classic TT race at the TT! I agree w...
shipleymanx General Discussion 203 280,467 24-06-2015, 12:10 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 think now is the time for the electric bikes to have to do two laps. They have the speed now, but endurance is not there yet. I know the speed over two laps will be slower at first, but look where t...
shipleymanx General Discussion 203 280,467 24-06-2015, 09:21 AM
    Thread: Site Registrations
Post: RE: Site Registrations

(19-06-2015, 02:14 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Yes agreed +1 NickJ Please keep it going malc, this is the only way we have to find things out. You only have to look at the thread re overalls etc, info like...
shipleymanx ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 30 47,134 19-06-2015, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Classic TT race numbers
Post: RE: Classic TT race numbers

(22-05-2015, 10:04 PM)Allan Brew Wrote: (22-05-2015, 09:17 PM)Trident Wrote: (22-05-2015, 08:31 PM)Allan Brew Wrote: One strange fact however is that there are less starters per classic race thi...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 25 43,632 22-05-2015, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Classic TT race numbers
Post: Classic TT race numbers

Hi has anybody had any race numbers through yet, was told that we would have them this week?
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 25 43,632 08-05-2015, 08:17 PM
    Thread: What Bikes Used to Sound Like
Post: RE: What Bikes Used to Sound Like

sorry got it slightly wrong it is Honda RC166 twin ring motegi, when its on full chat, brill, best sound in the world. Sorry electric bikes will never get any where close to this.
shipleymanx General Discussion 6 8,975 09-04-2015, 10:09 PM
    Thread: What Bikes Used to Sound Like
Post: RE: What Bikes Used to Sound Like

(09-04-2015, 09:52 PM)Owl Man Wrote:  For lovers of the Honda 6 this link is amazing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d3hdDgFMrQ it's  bit long and in Japanese but just for the sounds at the begining...
shipleymanx General Discussion 6 8,975 09-04-2015, 10:02 PM
    Thread: Race Fuel Prices
Post: RE: Race Fuel Prices

(16-03-2015, 10:50 PM)bsa499 Wrote: Will the price of race fuel for the TT races be reduced in line with the costs on the mainland? I found the race fuel prices at the 2014 Classic TT to be very hig...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 5,948 17-03-2015, 03:34 PM
    Thread: DED confirms positive response to expressions of interest request for TT Series promo
Post: RE: DED confirms positive response to expressions ...

Still no mention of the manx
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 27 34,691 11-03-2015, 12:49 PM
    Thread: Privatising the TT
Post: RE: Privatising the TT

I notice the article doesn't mention the Manx races. What happens to those, as if we can't all guess?
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 8,604 08-03-2015, 09:01 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

Could this be the end of the MMCC, after 2015 races if they don't get the promoters job 
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 55 91,195 21-01-2015, 02:49 PM
    Thread: Post Classic Regs
Post: RE: Post Classic Regs

Hi Max power, i wish the Manx was the main event, sadly i don't think the powers that be see it that way. It will be interesting to see what happens when the MMCC have to apply to run the event after ...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 59 91,155 07-01-2015, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Post Classic Regs
Post: RE: Post Classic Regs

I can see the argument from both sides, they have to attract people to the island to justify the outlay, but they have to keep the competitors happy by giving them a chance to achieve something. I kno...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 59 91,155 06-01-2015, 10:07 AM
    Thread: Lowest point on the course
Post: RE: Lowest point on the course

the lowest point on the course is where the bike has gone bang on the last lap whilst winning, i would imagine
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 37 77,868 22-12-2014, 03:06 PM
    Thread: Manx residents on forum
Post: Manx residents on forum

Hi all, how many of us on the forum are people who live on the island. The only reason i ask is you will probably hear rumours before we do. So we will need people to keep us informed. The old forum w...
shipleymanx General Discussion 0 3,396 05-12-2014, 03:57 PM
    Thread: being old
Post: RE: being old

I was also lucky enough to see Hailwood etc. We once gave Jack Findley a lift back to Douglas in our car as he had seized his Bultacco at Balcraine in the 250 race. Wonder how many bike have seized th...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 21 63,604 28-11-2014, 04:14 PM
    Thread: IOMTT Forum Closure
Post: RE: IOMTT Forum Closure

(21-11-2014, 10:12 AM)wsn03 Wrote: Morning all! Malcolm, thanks for accepting my registration, and so quickly too. Glad to have somewhere to chat about my favourite subject. EDIT - can someone put ...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 244 397,533 21-11-2014, 10:50 AM
    Thread: new over here
Post: RE: new over here

HI, whilst the banter is great, using the old site gave you a lot of info, look at the mess up with the pit overalls. Without forums you could miss a lot. I hope Gary Thompson keeps us informed on her...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 78 146,568 21-11-2014, 09:57 AM
    Thread: Stanley, Michael, Bailey, Hailwood.
Post: RE: Stanley, Michael, Bailey, Hailwood.

Could not agree more with you.nobody will come close to him. Lucky enough to see him a few times in the sixties. So versatile, could ride anything and in the same day
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,843 23-03-2013, 11:10 PM
    Thread: classic Manx
Post: RE: classic Manx

(26-11-2012, 11:10 PM)ian charlton Wrote: Just wondering, with all these star TT riders coming to the classic Manx,sorry,classic TT,will this have an effect on the long standing competitors who give...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,697 27-11-2012, 09:18 AM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

If you have any suggestions contact Paul Philips, he seems open to ideas. I and others, pushed for the 250 race to be counted as a race and not just a sub catagory, and to his credit he is going to gi...
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 17,257 13-09-2012, 10:26 PM
    Thread: 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX RACES
Post: RE: 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX RACES

(31-05-2012, 11:00 PM)chris Wrote: How sad it is that this may be the last year of the MGP, let us hope that common sense prevails, and Minister Shimmin has a change of heart. How can the whole futu...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,462 01-06-2012, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??
Post: RE: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??

(04-05-2012, 12:39 PM)an old man returns Wrote: (04-05-2012, 11:10 AM)shipleymanx Wrote: (04-05-2012, 09:44 AM)an old man returns Wrote: (04-05-2012, 08:34 AM)shipleymanx Wrote: (03-05-2012, ...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,521 04-05-2012, 12:42 PM
    Thread: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??
Post: RE: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??

(04-05-2012, 12:23 PM)ian charlton Wrote: I,ve just built a ducati tt2 with a 600 engine for the post classic junior,they ve also scuppered my plans for next year. Anybody got a 750 engine so i can ...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,521 04-05-2012, 12:31 PM
    Thread: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??
Post: RE: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??

(04-05-2012, 09:44 AM)an old man returns Wrote: (04-05-2012, 08:34 AM)shipleymanx Wrote: (03-05-2012, 06:35 PM)George Wrote: If the Manx Government don't want the Manx Club to run the races, why...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,521 04-05-2012, 11:10 AM
    Thread: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??
Post: RE: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??

(03-05-2012, 06:35 PM)George Wrote: If the Manx Government don't want the Manx Club to run the races, why don't they just come out and say so. Vintage Club take over the MGP, no wonder they are try...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,521 04-05-2012, 08:34 AM
    Thread: Manx MCN article
Post: RE: Manx MCN article

(30-04-2012, 11:48 AM)ammo Wrote: (29-04-2012, 06:17 PM)shipleymanx Wrote: I hope the MCN article doesn't have any truth in it. As somebody who has classic bikes, i don't think a solely classic ev...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,650 30-04-2012, 01:44 PM
    Thread: Manx MCN article
Post: Manx MCN article

I hope the MCN article doesn't have any truth in it. As somebody who has classic bikes, i don't think a solely classic event will work. It seems as though they don't want the true amateurs any more. S...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,650 29-04-2012, 06:17 PM
    Thread: Travel costs don't deter tourists ??
Post: RE: Travel costs don't deter tourists ??

I fear for the future of the MGP if people like him are making the decisions. Not a clue as to the real world
shipleymanx TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 9,966 02-03-2012, 11:24 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix under pressure
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix under pressure

Exactly, if they really want it to survive they have to give it half a chance.
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 5,034 14-02-2012, 01:09 PM
    Thread: Root-and-branch review of MGP
Post: RE: Root-and-branch review of MGP

Manx Grand Prix Regulations 2012 and Beyond So as the the Old man returns says, are the three years without any change going to be one year without any change, then hang on again. They haven't got...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 11,132 14-11-2011, 11:48 PM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

(28-03-2011, 08:41 AM)irishago Wrote: Ive watched this thread with interest and i can see many faults with this qualifying arrangement. As i hope to race in the post classic superbike race at MGP 20...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 22 36,147 28-03-2011, 10:40 AM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

(15-03-2011, 03:23 PM)Carole Wrote: With the times set this year, and subsequent problems during races, something needed to change. This may not be popular with everyone, but if it prevents just one...
shipleymanx Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 22 36,147 15-03-2011, 04:51 PM