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    Thread: Late Decision
Post: RE: Late Decision

To be honest, there is nowhere to park for free within any walking distance to the Pier Head.
c iom tt General Discussion 6 653 17-05-2022, 03:18 PM
    Thread: SWITCHING ON A NEW ERA OF TT RACING
Post: RE: SWITCHING ON A NEW ERA OF TT RACING

As has been mentioned, unless the Marshal are on board, it isn't going to happen.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 3,825 13-06-2021, 10:51 AM
    Thread: Norton V4SS defect list.
Post: RE: Norton V4SS defect list.

Sobering reading. I don't know what's worse. Customers riding a bike that has multiple faults that could lead to an engine seizure on the road, or a rider setting off down Bray Hill with the same pr...
c iom tt General Discussion 11 4,543 21-05-2021, 01:34 PM
    Thread: Not good!
Post: Not good!

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id...hyear=2020
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 6,258 26-05-2020, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

Hailstone!! Who mentioned hailstone. Cant remember the year now, but it wasnt that far back. I decided to watch from Joeys on the Mountain. I parked in the Gooseneck carpark, and walked up over the fi...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 24,919 24-05-2020, 10:33 AM
    Thread: Keppel gate
Post: RE: Keppel gate

Yes, the only problem with watching from Kepple, is you either need to ride all the way around the course from Douglas, and hope by the time you get to May Hill the road has not been closed for an inc...
c iom tt General Discussion 4 3,466 19-05-2020, 05:28 PM
    Thread: John Russell – Interim CEO of Norton Motorcycles.
Post: RE: John Russell – Interim CEO of Norton Motorcycl...

Good luck to them, but if they think having Simon Skinner involved is not going to have a detrimental effect on sales, they are delusional. As for paying Garner for a consultancy role....
c iom tt General Discussion 2 2,250 19-05-2020, 11:14 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

(14-05-2020, 10:52 AM)Yamaham Wrote: I hope you mucked in with the shovelling c iom tt? :icon_lol: I'm a bit paranoid when next to the track that I'll do something stupid that causes a delay, or wor...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 24,919 14-05-2020, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

I think it was 1998, sitting on the grass bank at the Gooseneck under a massive plastic sheet infront of the marshals shelter waiting for the race to start with my mate Justin as it was battering down...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 24,919 14-05-2020, 10:22 AM
    Thread: DUCATI AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: DUCATI AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

The bike is fast enough to win, MD is fast enough to win. The infrastructure around it will be first class, but are the engines up to it?
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 3,560 04-03-2020, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Three operators are after Radio TT
Post: RE: Three operators are after Radio TT

I predict Energy FM will be announced as the operator.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 1,889 04-03-2020, 01:06 PM
    Thread: Injuries force Sidecar TT great Dan Sayle to call time on illustrious career
Post: RE: Injuries force Sidecar TT great Dan Sayle to c...

Fair play to him for making that brave decision.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 2,661 04-03-2020, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration
Post: RE: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration

Not surprised. There is more to this than meets the eye.
c iom tt General Discussion 9 5,569 30-01-2020, 01:58 PM
    Thread: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced - UPDATED
Post: RE: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced

(10-12-2019, 10:30 PM)Nasher Wrote: what's not to like? Tradition.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 5,572 11-12-2019, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced - UPDATED
Post: RE: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced

Sorry to be a smart ar*e, but I predicted this a while back. It was only a matter of time that some corporate sells the DED ( or whatever they call themselves these days) on the advantage of a big LED...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 5,572 10-12-2019, 08:40 PM
    Thread: Tributes paid to Harold Leece, who has passed away
Post: RE: Tributes paid to Harold Leece, who has passed ...

So, so sad to read this. Harold was the definition of a true gentleman, and a Manxman.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 4,497 03-12-2019, 04:24 PM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

£287 direct with the Steam Packet.
c iom tt General Discussion 10 6,632 24-11-2019, 11:01 AM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

(23-11-2019, 08:51 PM)Manxman78 Wrote: RE: TT 2020 Ferry Invoice received. It might be best to book directly with the steam packet company might get online discounts?. £5.84 on line discount for a ...
c iom tt General Discussion 10 6,632 24-11-2019, 10:59 AM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

£287.00 for a bike and rider next year. As a side issue, I looked at going to Sturgis next year as it was on my to do list. 6 nights in a cabin at the Full Throttle Salon is $3800.00. The TT is a ...
c iom tt General Discussion 10 6,632 23-11-2019, 09:34 AM
    Thread: TT Zero no more...
Post: RE: TT Zero no more...

It would appear that Mugen were not coming to TT 2020 anyway, maybe that the reason Zero was pulled?
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 11,776 25-10-2019, 12:04 PM
    Thread: TT Zero no more...
Post: RE: TT Zero no more...

I feel sorry for Mugen, they have really upped there game year on year, but the entry list was getting embarrassing. I wonder if Mugen will want or be allowed to do a fast demo lap next year?
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 11,776 24-10-2019, 09:47 PM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

That link is broke, and I didnt say ACU Events.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 11,897 13-09-2019, 02:32 PM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

(12-09-2019, 01:51 PM)taxman Wrote: I'm no SC fan nor am I his public defender however there've been a couple of things pop up in this thread which are not supported by the evidence. Firstly, the C...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 11,897 12-09-2019, 06:33 PM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

Apparantley, he went back in to change his mind about leaving but was told his resignation had been accepted. Wonder why? How about a salary of £70k per year for driving a car 4 weeks a year on clos...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 11,897 12-09-2019, 08:36 AM
    Thread: ACU official stands down in tracker row
Post: RE: ACU official stands down in tracker row

(06-09-2019, 02:13 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Is this the same Shaun Counsell of whom it was said after the 27th Milestone fatality in 2007, " should no longer take part in any official capacity in any fu...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 11,897 12-09-2019, 08:33 AM
    Thread: Glenn Irwin splits with JG Speedfit Kawasaki
Post: RE: Glenn Irwin splits with JG Speedfit Kawasaki

Shakey Burns got it spot on in his commentary at the last BSB round. There are two Irwins in BSB. One talks and the other listens.
c iom tt Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,306 26-07-2019, 05:54 PM
    Thread: ACU TT Statement
Post: RE: ACU TT Statement

I see the ACU today have finally admitted liability.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,344 16-07-2019, 04:51 PM
    Thread: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.

Gutted to read this. His shop was very local to me, and I have many memories ( some personal) of his shop and family.
c iom tt General Discussion 4 4,567 23-06-2019, 12:14 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet records higher TT visitors
Post: RE: Steam Packet records higher TT visitors

And yet the roads felt quieter again this year!
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 4,484 17-06-2019, 11:04 AM
    Thread: Ian (TT Fan) Huntly
Post: RE: Ian (TT Fan) Huntly

Get well soon mate!
c iom tt General Discussion 12 8,024 17-06-2019, 11:03 AM
    Thread: Radio TT
Post: RE: Radio TT

(28-05-2019, 01:16 PM)taxman Wrote: In 2018 and earlier years the TT and FOM were large sporting events which Manx Radio covered as they would any other large event, with the obvious exception that ...
c iom tt General Discussion 8 6,972 28-05-2019, 04:02 PM
    Thread: Travelling from liverpool
Post: RE: Travelling from liverpool

(25-05-2019, 01:58 PM)jeffa Wrote: Where did you get this from ? c iom tt Local FB Crimewatch page
c iom tt General Discussion 6 4,986 25-05-2019, 03:02 PM
    Thread: Travelling from liverpool
Post: RE: Travelling from liverpool

Unfortunately although it is early days, and there have been no bike reported stolen from the Pier Head, there is a moped gang taking helmets off bikes and throwing them in the river. Dont leave your...
c iom tt General Discussion 6 4,986 25-05-2019, 01:43 PM
    Thread: Mercer legal claim heads to court
Post: RE: Mercer legal claim heads to court

I have never agreed with sending anyone the wrong way around course when it is closed, and unfortunately it was only a matter of time before this happened. That said, I could also not work out why the...
c iom tt General Discussion 5 4,350 23-05-2019, 01:17 PM
    Thread: Whats the first thing you do after getting on the Island?
Post: RE: Whats the first thing you do after getting on ...

Ride off the boat and say to myself ' Im home'
c iom tt General Discussion 17 11,542 22-05-2019, 08:13 PM
    Thread: Douglas Prom Roadworks
Post: RE: Douglas Prom Roadworks

20mph along the prom is going to be fun
c iom tt General Discussion 6 5,298 21-05-2019, 04:36 PM
    Thread: Clinch's Leisure granted TT tent licence
Post: RE: Clinch's Leisure granted TT tent licence

Plus they hadn't booked a marque, bands, etc! They only had 12 months to sort out designated official....
c iom tt General Discussion 4 4,409 21-05-2019, 03:11 PM
    Thread: All done and dusted
Post: RE: All done and dusted

(20-05-2019, 11:05 PM)AntG Wrote: You on the 3:30am from Liverpool too H2pots? That's the one I'm on :D Me to.
c iom tt General Discussion 5 5,181 21-05-2019, 11:14 AM
    Thread: Booking
Post: RE: Booking

It seems to get worse every year. The year before last, I spat my dummy and said I am not going after trying to get through on the home phone,my mobile, and trying on line for 3 hrs. After a couple o...
c iom tt General Discussion 18 10,922 20-05-2019, 01:07 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

I wonder if John Moss will be told not to use Jonnny when he is on air during TT coverage?
c iom tt General Discussion 8 8,420 10-05-2019, 02:57 PM
    Thread: Deleted Jamie Cowton Thread
Post: RE: Deleted Jamie Cowton Thread

I didnt read any of the offending posts, but I am surprised that anyone on here would. In all the dross that is posted on-line, this is one place where sanity seems to prevail.
c iom tt General Discussion 4 4,756 13-07-2018, 01:24 PM
    Thread: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 100 races
Post: RE: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 1...

Just cant process it.
c iom tt General Discussion 19 15,176 08-07-2018, 03:53 PM
    Thread: Figures.
Post: RE: Figures.

It might be unrealistic, but it is what the DED ( or whatever they are calling themselves today) have told everyone ( including the whole Vision 9 fiasco) what they are doing. The roads were definitel...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,248 29-06-2018, 03:14 PM
    Thread: Figures.
Post: RE: Figures.

Thats the point, they are not healthy numbers by a long way given the investment put in. they want to see year of year growth. A nearly 6% drop in bike attendance is a HUGE amount.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,248 29-06-2018, 01:09 PM
    Thread: Figures.
Post: RE: Figures.

Still less bikes and passengers this year for the TT fortnight than last year.
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,248 28-06-2018, 10:28 PM
    Thread: Figures.
Post: RE: Figures.

Someone is telling porkys. They need to decide which it is. https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...from-2017/ The number of motorcycles coming to the Isle of Man for the TT period has dropped fro...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,248 28-06-2018, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Figures.
Post: RE: Figures.

Steam Packet figure show a drop of 2500 passengers and 801 bikes over the TT fortnight compared to the previous year. I thought the roads were super quite of bikes this year, so was not surprised when...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,248 28-06-2018, 02:53 PM
    Thread: Start Numbers
Post: RE: Start Numbers

Its a complete and utter fiasco. New spectators dont know what they are missing with the old system, that said, the current 'event crowd' only seem interested in the top few riders anyway, almost like...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 19,037 28-06-2018, 02:10 PM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

Agreed that they are sliding the back week in week out in BSB, but if if goes wrong there, as it often does, they end up in a gravel trap. At the TT however...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 53,051 27-06-2018, 07:33 AM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

I watched the Super bike race this year from the Conker fields. The first time Dean Harrison came through I gasped as I thought he was going to drop it. He was power sliding it after the K tree, I tho...
c iom tt TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 53,051 26-06-2018, 08:52 PM