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    Thread: wilson craig rip
Post: RE: wilson craig rip

How very sad, as mentioned his bikes were so beautifully turned out, and I have missed seeing them in TV reports recently.
numptydad General Discussion 4 2,478 06-09-2019, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Should we re-route the TT course?
Post: RE: Should we re-route the TT course?

"That’s an hour of their life they’ll never get back again". What a wet statement, probably from someone who moved into one of these new houses mentioned and still wants it all; it smacks of these ...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,704 06-09-2019, 08:24 PM
    Thread: A Message from the Orange Army
Post: RE: A Message from the Orange Army

It's disappointing that of all the people going over for the Classic TT, there are not enough marshals , witness tonight's delay due to 'moving marshalls around' , presumably meaning a shortage, put ...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 2,723 17-08-2019, 05:24 PM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: RE: MGP live streaming.

thanks Rick, yes it was all the rigmarole they wanted to put me through that sent me into the spiral of despair! I'll try as you suggest , to open a new account. atb Dave
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 14,800 29-08-2018, 09:10 AM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: RE: MGP live streaming.

(28-08-2018, 04:19 PM)RedlineRick Wrote: You don't have any 12 year old grankids that can sort it for you?   ;)  More to follow, do you have a cellphone that can do text? thanks for the "contributi...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 14,800 28-08-2018, 06:12 PM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: MGP live streaming.

Hi all, last year I had no difficulty in finding and watching live You tube streaming on my PC, but can't find it today, I have a facebook account but rarely try to use it, don't have much success, m...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 14,800 28-08-2018, 01:12 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST

True, true.  I'm afraid I've taken the thread sideways a bit, as the topic is MGP being sidelined - personally , I blame the gubmint IOMG that is
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 19,967 26-08-2016, 07:15 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2ND BEST

Me too, I also have complained here and to the IOM Gov ( and much good it did me), but the MGP and the clubmen/women are being pushed out of what I always felt was the best club event of the year. Bi...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 19,967 26-08-2016, 08:29 AM
    Thread: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as one of the greatest of all time?
Post: RE: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as on...

the true greatest are the ones who are magnanimous in victory, gracious in defeat, neither IH or MD can accept being beaten, and to snipe at each other during the press conference was ,shall we say, ...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 36 45,701 11-06-2016, 08:37 AM
    Thread: Sea mist delays
Post: RE: Sea mist delays

Just heard Subaru after Senior - whenever that's going t'be
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 58,722 10-06-2016, 11:36 AM
    Thread: Sea mist delays
Post: RE: Sea mist delays

delays to sidecar Friday, same reason, but that wretched Subaru still has to have its place in the limelight - thus delaying the Senior - money the reason I suppose?
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 58,722 10-06-2016, 11:34 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

I too think Charlie Lambert was a great anchorman. On classes, in view of the small entry to the TT Zero race, and 5 finishers, it's a waste of good racing time. And that Subaru !  Oh Lord, please, n...
numptydad General Discussion 203 250,706 08-06-2016, 06:23 PM
    Thread: Manx pubs, good and bad?
Post: RE: Manx pubs, good and bad?

Typical, replaced with glass and concrete I suppose.  Anyway, thanks for the reply
numptydad General Discussion 19 23,162 08-06-2016, 06:13 PM
    Thread: Manx pubs, good and bad?
Post: RE: Manx pubs, good and bad?

Is there still a pub called the Dog's Home, in the harbour area?  "Traditional"   i.e. a bit  rough in my day.
numptydad General Discussion 19 23,162 08-06-2016, 04:15 PM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

Great Ride by David, and a fine placing, all those years of struggle now paying off.
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 33,231 04-06-2016, 01:15 PM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

Jolly 7, Forgive me, that was a typically humourless post, sorry Dave
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 33,231 04-06-2016, 11:42 AM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

Certainly it's a a BMW , who don't hide the fact that they view it as a BMW first and a Mini second, "Flash" is your word, not mine. Anyway, BMW have managed not to make the Mini brand a laughing st...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 33,231 04-06-2016, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

(03-06-2016, 02:55 PM)KypDurron Wrote: You guys keep saying Norton but I think you mean Aprilia. Ah, this old chestnut -   I refer you to -1907- Norton twin cylinder - Harold Rembrandt Fowler, 1st t...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 33,231 03-06-2016, 07:47 PM
    Thread: Norton
Post: RE: Norton

I've spent recent years cringing at the unfulfilled promises by Norton's boss, but last night did this old heart good. Couldn't believe the times David Johnson was posting. I take it back, I take it b...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 33,231 03-06-2016, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Promoter says entertainment is key to growing TT
Post: RE: Promoter says entertainment is key to growing ...

Strange, I thought the TT was the Entertainment - silly me. As someone says above, I'm glad I had my TT experience before the IOMG got its grubby hands on it.
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 37,322 02-06-2016, 11:43 AM
    Thread: No more Free BT Sport.
Post: RE: No more Free BT Sport.

Swing the dish sounds like a good wheeze.
numptydad General Discussion 8 9,479 07-09-2015, 08:35 AM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

(06-09-2015, 11:35 AM)Splashdown Wrote: Curlydog, I can assure you that I am aware of the order of practice anomaly, and I will do all I can to have it changed for next year. Many have mentioned it ...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 123,124 07-09-2015, 08:28 AM
    Thread: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident
Post: RE: Rider dies after Senior MGP incident

This is very sad news, Dave having supported the event for so many years. I extend my condolences to his family, and wish the other injured riders a speedy recovery. A very sad day.
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 7,960 07-09-2015, 08:20 AM
    Thread: TT(Classic) on the tele.
Post: RE: TT(Classic) on the tele.

the program was awful, as usual. The presenters are intrusive with too many of 'em, ........................ oh, never mind, don't get me started.
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 9,578 05-09-2015, 09:13 PM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

Circus is right,  IOMG won't be happy until the August/September meeting i.e.  MGP to me, has become a charade like F1. I wrote to Harvey Garton when the first "Classic TT" had finished, protesting ab...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 123,124 05-09-2015, 09:08 PM
    Thread: MGP: Three riders are in ‘critical’ condition
Post: RE: MGP: Three riders are in ‘critical’ condition

thanks for the information Malcolm,  I hope all make full recovery, despite the "critical"  reports on Pete Symes and Dave Taylor.
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,275 05-09-2015, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Roy Richardson Update - 31 July
Post: RE: Roy Richardson Update - 31 July

Best wishes to Roy, an old skool Mountain racer, sorry to hear he will not be resuming racing, but safety first.
numptydad General Discussion 6 8,321 02-09-2015, 09:35 PM
    Thread: Newcomers Race Tuesday 1st Sept
Post: Newcomers Race Tuesday 1st Sept

I listened to the commentary of the Newcomers Race, and was able to experience, almost, the nerves that must have been felt by the riders new to racing in the Island.  Chris Kinley's pre-race intervie...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 3,913 01-09-2015, 07:51 PM
    Thread: John Simpson
Post: RE: John Simpson

thanks Bill, must've woken him up.
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 18,856 28-08-2015, 06:59 PM
    Thread: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim
Post: RE: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim

(24-08-2015, 07:25 PM)sticky Wrote: The DED (and Mr Philips himself) were claiming 10% per annum increases in attendance years before the Classic TT kicked off.  An admirable figure appearing to sug...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 13,572 25-08-2015, 08:27 AM
    Thread: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim
Post: RE: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim

yeah, well, he would say that, wouldn't he?
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 13,572 24-08-2015, 06:54 PM
    Thread: John Simpson
Post: RE: John Simpson

(24-08-2015, 06:28 PM)Bill Peacock Wrote: Yes that is the same Jonathan Woodward I think Simpson packed in racing many thanks, both, just got my race guide and see there is a jonathan woodward,all t...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 18,856 24-08-2015, 06:50 PM
    Thread: John Simpson
Post: RE: John Simpson

also Jonathan Woodward, injured in the same race, also riding a Triumph
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 18,856 24-08-2015, 07:27 AM
    Thread: John Simpson
Post: John Simpson

Does anyone, especially among our Northern Ireland cousins, know what has happened to John Simpson, winner of the 2013 Senior MGP? I expected him to go on to possibly the TT, and I was impressed with...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 18,856 24-08-2015, 07:24 AM
    Thread: Just like old days
Post: RE: Just like old days

having said that, I'll still listen here at home, Staffs, addicted to four stroke sounds
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 12 24,166 23-08-2015, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Just like old days
Post: RE: Just like old days

(18-08-2015, 11:10 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: Personally I don't approve of the new format of the MGP, in my opinion they have ripped the heart out of "The Amateur TT" which launched the careers of dozens of ...
numptydad Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 12 24,166 23-08-2015, 04:13 PM
    Thread: Photography drones
Post: RE: Photography drones

(20-12-2014, 11:24 AM)Kursaal Flyer Wrote: I with Dogsbody on this one , all motorsport has its risks this is just another introducing another risk element. Go watch the racing if you want to see mo...
numptydad ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 17 24,944 17-07-2015, 08:44 AM
    Thread: TT World Series – Ownership of feasibility study; payments to Sports Consultancy Ltd
Post: RE: TT World Series – Ownership of feasibility stu...

£220,000 and counting!   I should have been a "consultant",  anything would apparently do, money for old rope. 
numptydad General Discussion 3 4,764 17-07-2015, 08:35 AM
    Thread: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed record attempt
Post: RE: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed...

A Triumph holding the LSR! Now wouldn't that be something?   Best of good fortune to Guy and the Team behind the project.
numptydad General Discussion 6 8,659 17-07-2015, 08:30 AM
    Thread: I'm glad this didn't happen in TT fortnight . . .
Post: RE: I'm glad this didn't happen in TT fortnight . ...

(14-02-2015, 05:44 PM)warrior Wrote: It's a constant problem especially when you live here and rely on them regularly. I along with hundreds of others got stuck in the UK for an extra 3 days at Chr...
numptydad General Discussion 6 21,850 04-07-2015, 04:05 PM
    Thread: I shouldn't ask but
Post: RE: I shouldn't ask but

(25-06-2015, 10:56 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: I know i shouldn't ask but who's decision was it for Subaru not to do a timed run this year ??  seeing as it was that important according to the propa...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 25,924 26-06-2015, 10:13 AM
    Thread: Jamie Hamilton in stable condition after TT crash
Post: RE: Jamie Hamilton in stable condition after TT cr...

(19-06-2015, 12:03 AM)warrior Wrote: Lets hope the lad has turned the corner now and will pull through, fingers crossed for him Such a cheery young fella,  let's hope for a full recovery
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 11,318 19-06-2015, 08:33 AM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(18-06-2015, 05:57 PM)sticky Wrote: Now that the TT is over a lot of the annual numpties will disappear again, so hopefully it will be quieter on the admin front. I hope we can keep going here a...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 59,570 19-06-2015, 08:30 AM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

I might, after some advice, be able to Moderate, being retired, I have some spare time, less than I ever bargained for, mind, and i would be willing to pay a fee to establish my bona fides atb Dave
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 59,570 19-06-2015, 08:26 AM
    Thread: Prayers for critically injured Jamie Hamilton
Post: RE: Prayers for critically injured Jamie Hamilton

Best wishes for a full recovery, Jamie, and "take heart" to his family Dave
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 33 35,088 18-06-2015, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

This is sad news, and I am sincerely sorry that Malcolm has had to put up with all the abuse.  The point has been  made in other replies about this, that the behaviour towards him seems to reflect tha...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 98,523 18-06-2015, 08:45 AM
    Thread: Could this be JM130's last TT?
Post: RE: Could this be JM130's last TT?

Class act, indeed;  let's hear it for JM130 Dave
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 55 69,543 15-06-2015, 08:46 PM
    Thread: That's it then.
Post: RE: That's it then.

(14-06-2015, 11:58 AM)Splashdown Wrote: Good post Numptydad, I remember Fred Neville losing his life around Appledene in the 1961 Junior. He was leading the race in terrible conditions. Did you know...
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 49,639 15-06-2015, 08:37 PM
    Thread: New to TT
Post: RE: New to TT

nothing to do with your actual question, but I envy you as a first timer, it's like nothing you can imagine, just you see, and I don't need to wish you a good time, that's guaranteed. Dave
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 13,248 15-06-2015, 08:24 PM
    Thread: Willie Clucas - Chief Scrutineer - RIP
Post: RE: Willie Clucas - Chief Scrutineer - RIP

I didn't know Willie, but same as for all who help the TT , I feel sad at Willie's passing, and extend my condolences to the family. God Bless Willie
numptydad TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 5,396 15-06-2015, 08:04 PM