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    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Malcolm, the fact that you're in constant pain is extremely distressing. We can only hope that there is a swift improvement in your health, I am sure that all the forum members send their best wishes ...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 4,442 24-04-2022, 11:57 PM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

Never had any joy with Between the Hedges to be honest. Let us all  wish for Malcolm's continued good health. We really appreciate this website!
Splashdown General Discussion 26 9,454 30-03-2022, 11:25 AM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Yes health definitely comes first Malcolm. Best wishes to you sir!
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 4,442 21-03-2022, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

91 Silkolene colours
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 04-02-2022, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

The 1947 (and from then on) Clubman's TT was kickstart. I am sure that my races at the TT were clutch start from 1984, though the 75/76 10 lap Production TT was kick/electric start. I didn't ride the ...
Splashdown General Discussion 12 2,957 31-01-2022, 02:22 AM
    Thread: Seasons Greetings
Post: RE: Seasons Greetings

Best wishes to you too Malcolm. Hope you are improving health wise.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 13 3,203 19-12-2021, 03:30 PM
    Thread: No TT Zero for two more years
Post: RE: No TT Zero for two more years

Although I am completely anti electric vehicles, (except for city centre use), I would say that a field of 50+ electric bikes would still be a spectacle. Yes, the sound and the smell would be gone, bu...
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 1,863 14-12-2021, 11:14 AM
    Thread: TTRA Luncheon
Post: RE: TTRA Luncheon

Ah Spearo, thanks for that, and thank you for the generous gift for the auction. I think it all went fairly well.  Hopefully the next President will be able to ride in on a racing bike......and we wil...
Splashdown General Discussion 1 1,433 29-11-2021, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman
Post: RE: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman

Congratulations Jim. He is probably the 2nd oldest surviving World Champion behind Cecil Sandford.
Splashdown General Discussion 5 1,805 08-11-2021, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Continued best wishes Malcolm, and thank you for the update.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 19,753 10-10-2021, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Blimey Malcolm......you been in the wars. Good luck with your recovery, I am sure you will have the support of everyone around you, AND the forum members of TT website.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 19,753 26-09-2021, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Would it be Dave  O' Leary?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 06-09-2021, 11:21 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

This  is very sad news. I am so sorry to hear of your deteriorating health, and offer every best wish for a good recovery. I have been a member since Malcolm's web site was instigated, (I think) and I...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 19,753 31-08-2021, 07:44 PM
    Thread: out of Action For A Wee While.
Post: RE: out of Action For A Wee While.

Sorry to hear of your difficulties Malcolm. Hopefully you'll be soon on the mend.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 23 9,624 31-07-2021, 06:35 PM
    Thread: david jefferies gsxr
Post: RE: david jefferies gsxr

Thanks for that Scaramanga.  Could I ask cookster which GSXR it is? I know the Proddie K3, as I have done a Lap of Honour on it.  So I presume it is that one, which was living in Gloucestershire.
Splashdown General Discussion 3 2,349 07-07-2021, 11:36 PM
    Thread: Larry Devlin RIP
Post: RE: Larry Devlin RIP

Very sad news. For years Larry performed the task of ensuring all riders at the TT and the Manx were suitably insured through C.T. Bowring. This was executed with admirable efficiency whilst the rider...
Splashdown General Discussion 3 2,032 18-06-2021, 10:18 PM
    Thread: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcycles Team
Post: RE: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcy...

All very commendable, but I reckon it will need more than a little passionate enthusiasm. Just saying.........
Splashdown General Discussion 2 1,493 10-06-2021, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlon announced
Post: RE: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlo...

Very sad news. One of the voices of Mountain Course racing. R.I.P.
Splashdown General Discussion 8 4,062 05-05-2021, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I can't tell you what an honour it was for me to be able to ride a Scott on the centenary lap of Honour in 2007. My father rode for Scotts from 1927 to 1933, and competed in the 1933 Manx Grand Prix o...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 21-04-2021, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I hadn't realised that Peter had raced at the Southern 100. He was a fine rider, who loved the TT. Things were never the same for him after the loss of Klaus Klein, but I believe that he did come back...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 15-04-2021, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

1935 Senior TT? G Formby about to run out of fuel coming out of Governor's.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 23-03-2021, 10:11 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Black Dub/9th Milestone?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 04-03-2021, 11:34 AM
    Thread: 2021 Spring Cup rescheduled to 22nd / 23rd May
Post: RE: 2021 Spring Cup rescheduled to 22nd / 23rd May

There's a new organisational body at Scarborough now headed by former racer Andy Hayes. I am looking forward to getting behind Andy and his team. Here's hoping the meeting is a success, he deserves it...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,094 26-02-2021, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

the first left at the 11th milestone?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 21-02-2021, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

There's only one line if you're going to get through there flat out. Early apex, or you'll never make it. Amazing corner.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 19-02-2021, 01:20 PM
    Thread: Chris Conn R.I.P.
Post: RE: Chris Conn R.I.P.

Very sad news. Chris was one of the big names at all the race meetings in the sixties.
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,181 18-02-2021, 11:01 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It's the end of Cronk y voddy. You've got to have a decent handling bike through there ........or the bike could throw you off.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 12-02-2021, 10:21 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I've even been on Google Maps and not found it!!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 11-02-2021, 11:45 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Excellent photo......and quiz question. The riders really don't look to be travelling fast enough for Sky Hill, one of my favourite sections. And I thought I knew the course!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 08-02-2021, 10:48 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Maybe Glentramman if it isn't Kerrow Moar.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 06-02-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Great shot. I reckon it could be Kerrow Moar.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 05-02-2021, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s
Post: RE: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s

Fascinating! Thank you for posting.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 15 8,468 09-01-2021, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s
Post: RE: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s

What an amazing and delightful collection. These would fetch a good sum if auctioned by Bonhams at the TT Riders Association Annual Luncheon. Thank you for showing them to the Forum Members. My Dad ro...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 15 8,468 05-01-2021, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Maughold Head? Oh....happy birthday by the way!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 02-01-2021, 09:27 PM
    Thread: John Mcguinness M.B.E.
Post: RE: John Mcguinness M.B.E.

Congratulations John. This is thoroughly deserved. He has retained his dignity throughout difficult recent times. Even taking away the odd "soft" electric win, John has still ridden in some fantastic ...
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 7,863 31-12-2020, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Daft thing is that No 1 does LOOK like DJ, and I think he briefly rode with that helmet. You would think that I would recognise my own Nephew. But there's no way that No 3 would be ahead of him, so ye...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 29-12-2020, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Well I would say that it's the Waterworks.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 09-12-2020, 06:01 PM
    Thread: New member
Post: RE: New member

Yes, welcome Sprocket. I hope you are prepared to get your teeth into this!!
Splashdown General Discussion 9 5,643 09-12-2020, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Sulby Bridge. I think I've got the rider.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 08-12-2020, 12:47 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I see where you're coming from, but I can't see evidence of a beard sticking out below the helmet, and I don't think it looks like him.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 03-12-2020, 10:27 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

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 I can think is that the camera lens foresh...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 30-11-2020, 09:14 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Ginger Hall...... and just a tad wide.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 30-11-2020, 10:09 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

surely this is the left before Gooseneck.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 29-11-2020, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man government updates
Post: RE: Isle of Man government updates

Thanks for that Manxman. I hate to be the prophet of doom, but I am not hopeful for a May/June TT. I predict it will take the place of the Manx Grand Prix, much to my chagrin.
Splashdown General Discussion 48 27,417 27-11-2020, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Always called that jump "Glen Audlyn". Milntown is just before that.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 25-11-2020, 09:40 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Looks like a Royal Enfield Constellation motor. Maybe two on the bike could dilute or disperse the vibration!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 16-11-2020, 06:51 PM
    Thread: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?
Post: RE: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?

There was no TT run in 1940, or 41,or 42, or 43, or 44, or 45, or 46. It came bouncing back. However, I don't think it would survive an EIGHT year absence in the present age. Fingers crossed.
Splashdown General Discussion 17 8,804 15-11-2020, 11:14 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It's Ginger Hall. Great shot, great rider. Just look at the rear wheel.  Outstanding photograph.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,304 11-11-2020, 03:24 PM
    Thread: Ryan Farquhar recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours list with British Empire Medal
Post: RE: Ryan Farquhar recognised in Queen's Birthday H...

Wonderful news for Ryan, Norman, and motor cycling to be recognised.
Splashdown General Discussion 3 2,594 10-10-2020, 06:24 PM
    Thread: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 2021
Post: RE: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 202...

(31-07-2020, 10:29 AM)AntG Wrote: After the Welsh Road Race fiasco of a couple of years ago I'm skeptical but hopefully I'm wrong. The BIG problem with the Welsh races was that they had simply never...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 11 6,800 31-07-2020, 11:55 AM