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    Thread: Sidecars
Post: RE: Sidecars

Personally I like the sidecars and think the event would be poorer for the lack of them. If push came to shove I'd rather watch the sidecars than a second twin or stock race which are on the schedule ...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 1,315 15-06-2022, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this time
Post: RE: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this ti...

All the footage I've seen of sidecars at Ago's this year has shown outfits looking very skittery and "on the edge". Clearly I have no idea if the road has physically changed, and even less idea of how...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 1,126 13-06-2022, 11:30 AM
    Thread: Dave Hewson Video Diary
Post: Dave Hewson Video Diary

I came across Dave Hewson's video diary of the 2022 TT (so far) last night. I found it really watchable and it gives a good sense of the cameraderie, not only in the team but in the paddock as a whole...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 1,209 09-06-2022, 10:39 AM
    Thread: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE
Post: RE: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE

(21-05-2022, 08:43 AM)milestone 11 Wrote: I rather thought there'd be some exclusive content to encourage the purchase of the Live subscription, but no. It will be a mad rush on the day I imagine se...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 85 20,017 24-05-2022, 02:22 PM
    Thread: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE
Post: RE: TT 2022 Countdown

(19-05-2022, 11:19 AM)milestone 11 Wrote: If you've paid for TT+Live, all races and practices will be available indefinitely on that platform. I'm not sure if it's indefinite, but they are saying yo...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 85 20,017 19-05-2022, 02:44 PM
    Thread: Food and beer
Post: RE: Food and beer

The food and portions in the Marine in Peel are good.
HammerHead General Discussion 10 2,355 17-05-2022, 12:16 PM
    Thread: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE
Post: RE: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE

There is now an app if you're on Android - I downloaded and logged in yesterday. There is also an Amazon Fire Stick app if you use that (I don't and I can't see it on Amazon Prime).
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 85 20,017 13-05-2022, 01:45 PM
    Thread: Food and beer
Post: RE: Food and beer

(13-05-2022, 12:04 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: So where will your 1st pint be on the Isle  this year. What's your favourite pub and where are your favourite places to eat. Some of our old favourites might h...
HammerHead General Discussion 10 2,355 13-05-2022, 01:41 PM
    Thread: Clichés
Post: RE: Clichés

There's a real sense of speed through Kirk Michael.
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 10,262 05-05-2022, 02:39 PM
    Thread: Creighton Track Bike in the Senior?
Post: RE: Creighton Track Bike in the Senior?

(23-03-2022, 01:07 PM)Sam Pato Wrote: Does anyone know if it would fit under the rules for a Senior entry? Isn't entry to the Senior ultimately at the discretion of the organisers? I think that's ho...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 2,665 24-03-2022, 02:36 PM
    Thread: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022
Post: RE: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022

(22-03-2022, 11:55 PM)civ Wrote: I think it's been said that any delay will be added to the TV stream separately - the feed that the radio commentators are watching will be live, they'll not be watc...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 10,156 24-03-2022, 02:23 PM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

You have absolutely no reason to apologise Malcolm, your health is the primary concern. I hope it all goes well and wish you all the best.
HammerHead ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 28 3,042 21-03-2022, 11:21 AM
    Thread: list
Post: RE: list

The entry list is complete, that was announced last week, but I don't think it has been released yet. As Sprocket says so far we only have riders announcements to go with. The top 20 seeded riders ar...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 10,172 17-03-2022, 10:51 AM
    Thread: New member from Germany
Post: RE: New member from Germany

Welcome Rudi, as ever European citizens have a grasp of our language that puts us Brits to shame when travelling abroad.
HammerHead General Discussion 5 1,755 22-02-2022, 01:53 PM
    Thread: Temperature rising on the island as TT changes are announced.
Post: RE: Temperature rising on the island as TT changes...

To the point, and a very pronounced counter balance to the official blurb released last week. This seems to be much more in line with the majority opinion that I have come across, albeit of a limited ...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 10,806 22-02-2022, 01:51 PM
    Thread: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022
Post: RE: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022

The radio will be in sync with the TV stream, so not live but subject to delay. Has anyone seen anything anywhere as to how long the delay is? Would 5 seconds be enough or are we expecting maybe 30 se...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 10,156 21-02-2022, 01:24 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Good to hear the news is positive, albeit with a long road ahead. Best wishes continue to be sent.
HammerHead ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 17,513 27-09-2021, 10:45 AM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

Silja I think it must have been re-booted, so to speak. I joined yesterday (for the first time) and there were only 17 members.
HammerHead General Discussion 26 8,265 08-09-2021, 10:22 AM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

I know it's not a forum, but Roy Moore and Barry Wood have a Facebook group which is similar in ethos to a forum (I think it's a closed group so you have to be approved after clicking to join). It's c...
HammerHead General Discussion 26 8,265 07-09-2021, 11:56 AM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

I've returned from holiday without logging in for a couple of weeks to find this sad news. I'm not sure when you'll see this Malcolm as I see you're being admitted today, but I wanted to wish you all...
HammerHead ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 17,513 07-09-2021, 11:47 AM
    Thread: out of Action For A Wee While.
Post: RE: out of Action For A Wee While.

I hope you make a full and speedy recovery Malcolm. All the best.
HammerHead ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 23 8,680 27-07-2021, 01:59 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

That's a great pic captain. Really struggling to place it. The wall made me think of Hillberry and Sulby Bridge but I din't think they'd be a mirror, much less two of them, at either. Purely on the f...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 26-04-2021, 03:31 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I'll do the easy bit - Rhencullen
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 29-03-2021, 02:33 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Captain, there's not much to go on but I have some similar ones from Ramsey hairpin. Maybe it's there?
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 24-03-2021, 12:12 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(16-02-2021, 07:03 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: I started spec'n here HHead and then mooched over to the exit / drop ... Not sure it was the same day, but if it was I'll be in your pic. I was there in pra...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 17-02-2021, 11:19 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Alfie, you may have been sat next to me - I have almost identical shots! End of Cronk-y-Voddy in 2016 #3 is John Holden. I think he still had Andy Winkle in the chair that year. #2 is Ben & Tom ...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 16-02-2021, 05:41 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It's the lens compression in the pic which makes it hard to spot sometimes where it is, because your eyes don't see things the same way. I was just looking at Google Maps to see if I could spot the si...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 11-02-2021, 02:42 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(05-01-2021, 12:02 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: I think the location is the climb up to Waterworks 1 from just after the Ramsey hairpin. This was my immediate thought too.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 05-01-2021, 02:34 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(30-11-2020, 09:14 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Hammerhead. I've looked at the photo........and the tyre marks. Well according to the tyre marks you are correct!! (massive climb down from Splashdown!). All ...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 01-12-2020, 03:26 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(30-11-2020, 10:09 AM)Splashdown Wrote: Ginger Hall...... and just a tad wide. I'm interested in your comment Nick. Clearly you have the experience to know (which I definitely do not), but the lines...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 30-11-2020, 03:07 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Agreed - I think Ginger Hall too, just after the pub.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 11-11-2020, 02:27 PM
    Thread: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY
Post: RE: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY

Have a good one Malcolm.
HammerHead General Discussion 14 6,379 30-10-2020, 03:23 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(29-10-2020, 10:53 AM)ago/mh1967 Wrote: Is it between may hill and whitegates? I reckon that's a good shout.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 29-10-2020, 11:32 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(27-10-2020, 11:22 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Number 5 is James Hillier. Great pic both wheels of the floor. Struggling with where through I think it's Union Mills.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 248,936 28-10-2020, 01:40 PM
    Thread: old tt picss
Post: RE: old tt picss

Sticky I don't think the original poster knows any information. They were his Dad's slides and the TT is not his thing he mentioned in a different post. I'm sure Splashdown will be along in due cours...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 13 7,766 12-10-2020, 01:37 PM
    Thread: Ryan Farquhar says decision over 2021 North West 200 and Isle of Man TT needed '
Post: RE: Ryan Farquhar says decision over 2021 North We...

It's a no win situation. Ryan is right - any cancellation needs to be made before big spends start happening, but if (and it's a huge if) there is a vaccine by March and things return to "normal" the...
HammerHead General Discussion 3 2,270 12-10-2020, 01:33 PM
    Thread: old tt picss
Post: RE: old tt picss

That's what I thought Manxman78. Pic 9 was the one I thought might be Bray Hill? The last one (Pic 10) is in Douglas as it looks like the Tower of Refuge in the background.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 13 7,766 07-10-2020, 03:27 PM
    Thread: old tt picss
Post: RE: old tt picss

Here are a selection, trying to post directly to here: [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5042...c697_b.jpg] [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5042...238f_b.jpg] [Image: https://...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 13 7,766 07-10-2020, 01:53 PM
    Thread: old tt picss
Post: RE: old tt picss

The majority of your action shots are from Quarterbridge. One, PICT0017 (2), looks like it might be from Bray Hill. PICT0043 is on Douglas Prom near the Sea Terminal. I have a Flickr account but for...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 13 7,766 07-10-2020, 01:37 PM
    Thread: Doubts about TT2021
Post: RE: Doubts about TT2021

It's far too early to make a call on TT2021. Who know what will happen with a possible 2nd wave, winter spike (like flu) or vaccine development. Can't see any decision either way being made before Feb...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 16,814 29-07-2020, 11:29 AM
    Thread: Well Done Manx Radio
Post: RE: Well Done Manx Radio

The old adverts were interesting. Being a relative newcomer the old voices didn't have the same impact on me as I'm sure they did on many but hearing the more modern ones made me miss this years TT mo...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 6,491 14-06-2020, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Well Done Manx Radio
Post: RE: Well Done Manx Radio

Agreed, the commentaries were great. Playing them from half an hour before the start really helped set the "atmosphere" for the races. I'm sure Manx Radio would make a fortune if they made them avail...
HammerHead TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 6,491 14-06-2020, 12:08 AM
    Thread: My TT2016 video
Post: RE: My TT2016 video

(04-06-2020, 08:58 AM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: Very nice - seriously missing all of that. I like the POV from exit of Bungalow.. thanks In real life it's so much better! Interesting to see the slightly d...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 4,657 04-06-2020, 10:15 AM
    Thread: My TT2016 video
Post: RE: My TT2016 video

No problem John, glad they were of use to someone.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 4,657 03-06-2020, 06:11 PM
    Thread: Koalas 1984 TT retrospective
Post: RE: Koalas 1984 TT retrospective

I love that last shot, it illustrates just how much things have changed while the essence of the event stays the same.
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 85 56,088 03-06-2020, 01:02 PM
    Thread: My TT2016 video
Post: My TT2016 video

I hadn't got around to it for four years, but now during lockdown I've been through the clips I had from TT2016 and put them together into one video of the TT. It's not a polished production, and goi...
HammerHead ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 4,657 03-06-2020, 12:57 PM
    Thread: Keppel gate
Post: RE: Keppel gate

Nothing when we watched the Superbike race in 2016. Great spot with a number of different viewpoints. You just have to hope the mountain road hasn't been closed so that you can get there.
HammerHead General Discussion 4 3,562 19-05-2020, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

My first year was as recent as 2014 and there are a number of "first time" memories which make the hair on the back of my neck stand up. Waiting at Ramsey Hairpin and hearing the bikes approach Ramsey...
HammerHead General Discussion 47 25,922 07-04-2020, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Camping outside of tt fortnight
Post: RE: Camping outside of tt fortnight

Like you I've only been over during the TT. We have always camped at Peel. There is water and electric hook up and the showers have been extended (in the gents anyway) with the old 4 showers now being...
HammerHead General Discussion 7 5,104 12-03-2020, 03:06 PM
    Thread: championship status retained TT 1976
Post: RE: championship status retained TT 1976

Beer nearly £1 per bottle! That actually sounds quite expensive for 1976. I remember a pint being around £1 in the mid/late 80s.
HammerHead General Discussion 5 4,601 09-03-2020, 02:39 PM