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    Thread: Covid - The TT variant
Post: RE: Covid - The TT variant

Got it towards the end of race week. Thought it was just the 'TT Flu' that often goes round the paddock but after an horrendous drive back from Heysham to the West Country I took a test and sure 'nuf...
sticky TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,743 20-06-2022, 07:58 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Despite the 'Wu Flu' here's some stuff from the rest of race week.  Please wear a mask when viewing :dodgy:  [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5214...00e9_z.jpg]DSC_5389 by Phatography Road...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 13-06-2022, 02:06 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

I'll need a few days before i update this further. Felt lousy driving home, so did a test on arrival. Yup....covid. I'm going to bed...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 12-06-2022, 09:21 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

A few from yesterday [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5212...f269_z.jpg]DSC_4730 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5212...ae9d_z.jpg]DSC_49...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 07-06-2022, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Thanks Alfie and Sprocket is right with Glentramman.  Here's a couple from yesterday: [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5212...584c_z.jpg]DSC_4415 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Im...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 05-06-2022, 10:11 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Couple from Union Mills yesterday and can anyone guess where I was tonight? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5212...e332_z.jpg]DSC_3751 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 03-06-2022, 10:21 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Last night at (a very cold!) Gooseneck and tonight at QB [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5211...4db5_z.jpg]DSC_3225 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflick...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 01-06-2022, 09:18 PM
    Thread: Fuel prices
Post: RE: Fuel prices

nice while it lasted....EVF put their prices up 7-9p a litre today.
sticky General Discussion 3 1,582 31-05-2022, 09:40 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Some shots from today.  Epic sidecar race at Billown! [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5211...891b_z.jpg]DSC_2905 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflickr.c...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 30-05-2022, 10:23 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Cheers guys.  Here's some from this afternoon [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5210...946c_z.jpg]DSC_1919 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 29-05-2022, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

Saturday at Billown [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5210...34a9_z.jpg]DSC_1328 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5210...693f_z.jpg]DSC_18...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 29-05-2022, 08:09 AM
    Thread: Fuel prices
Post: Fuel prices

At the moment petrol is between 161.9 - 163.9 and diesel around 172.9.  12-13p a litre cheaper than the UK, so I'd wait until you arrive to top up!  The forecourt at Bray Hill was 161.9 yesterday as w...
sticky General Discussion 3 1,582 28-05-2022, 09:07 AM
  Toungue Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: Sticky Pix 2022

Well, I'm here... I'll try to post some shots as time allows: The 'graciest' of the Three Graces in Liverpool [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5210...08fa_z.jpg]DSC_0623 by Phatography Ro...
sticky TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 17 3,151 28-05-2022, 08:51 AM
    Thread: Are you there yet
Post: RE: Are you there yet

On the morniing boat out of Liverpool tomorrow morning. Feels weird, almost like it isn't happening. Hopefully it'll hit me when I arrive at the pier head. This time tomorrow I'll be at Ballakeigha...
sticky Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 1,441 26-05-2022, 08:30 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Booked!
Post: RE: TT 2023 Booked!

So...it went like this:  I turned up at work early so I could hopefully get through on the phone or t'interweb before I had to start.  After 90 mins of engaged tones, site crashes and industrial langu...
sticky TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 10,612 23-05-2022, 06:12 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Good to hear from you Malcolm and good wishes for tomorrow
sticky ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 19,752 16-09-2021, 06:49 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

The game's up. It is (according to my records) Marek Nofer. I have a lot more of this older stuff - hopefully we can reconvene at some point and carry this on.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 07-09-2021, 06:39 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Good tries both but wrong!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-09-2021, 10:25 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Going to give you a clue - #22 has an MGP win on his CV
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-09-2021, 07:01 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

The newly promoted Detective Chief Inspector Noakes is right with 1992, the 250 was called the Junior and it's a TZ. Shot is from Keppel Gate.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 05-09-2021, 05:13 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I hope this won't be my last input and we can continue this properlly at some point but these two are from the archives:  One easy but poignant, the other a bit less easy: [Image: https://live.static...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 04-09-2021, 03:36 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It's Laurel Bank - Darren (Or possibly Peter) Creer and Tony Ainley. Honda & Velocette?
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 03-09-2021, 09:35 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Thanks for all you've done Malcolm and I hope you will be firing on all 6 as soon as possible. I hope, as I suspect all of us do, that the forum will be back at some point. I'm no fan of (anti) soci...
sticky ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 19,752 02-09-2021, 07:40 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX AND CLASSIC TT REVIEW CONFIRMED
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX AND CLASSIC TT REVIEW CONFIRME...

Done mine too.  What I said is copied below (Malcolm - if you don't think it's appropriate for me to do that then please edit it out!) The Classic TT suffers from attrition during the races (inevitab...
sticky Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 3,445 14-08-2021, 12:51 PM
    Thread: Today I would be......
Post: RE: Today I would be......

Today I should have been out of bed at 4.30am to be on the road an hour later, enjoying a pleasant drive up the A roads to Liverpool for the morning boat.  Then later I should have been at Ballakeigha...
sticky General Discussion 7 4,530 28-05-2021, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Well done Sprocket.  It is Heinz Rosner, works rider for MZ.  The bike is an RE350.  I always thought he'd had a lot more starts than he did - 9 in all and only 2 finishes.  His best result was 3rd in...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 08-05-2021, 04:44 PM
  Smile Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

He won the last ever 50cc race in 1968 on a Derbi.  He later came back to the TT and won three consecutive Formula 3 TTs in 1979, 80 & 81.  The bike in the pic is the 250cc Production Thompson Suz...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 08-05-2021, 01:34 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Captain has #83.  It is Barry Smith - 4 time TT winner and it is Braddan.  Anyone want to top it off with what he's riding? Good guess with Dieter Braun but it's not him.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 08-05-2021, 10:55 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

You're correct - it is the wrong person comnpletely!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 07-05-2021, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

There's a bit of a clue in my previous post... :)
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 07-05-2021, 08:13 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

1960s 2 strokes....riders would always keep a finger on the clutch waiting for them to seize and they all too often did.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-05-2021, 11:01 PM
  Wink Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I can see why you'd say that...but no! :icon_biggrin:
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-05-2021, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I did wonder.... Right - got a couple to be going on with:  Who, what, where etc [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5114...9436_o.jpg][/url] [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/51...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 02-05-2021, 06:12 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I think you're going to have to tell us who this is Cap'n!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 30-04-2021, 09:32 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Thought that one would go quick. It is our very own Splashdown in the Centenary re-creation on the St John's course
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 18-04-2021, 08:41 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I didn't know Peter was no longer with us.  Sorry to hear that. What's going on here and who is it?  (probably won't keep you occupied too long!) [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5111...e...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 15-04-2021, 07:27 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Time to give the answer - some of you already know! It is Peter Rubatto on the 750 Bimota YB4 (FZ750 engine?) at Ballakeighan in the 2007 Pre TT Classic.  He finished 7th on that bike in the 1987 F1 ...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 14-04-2021, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Regrettably Sprocket, your initial thoughts are wrong!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 12-04-2021, 08:47 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Still hanging in there Sprocket...had dog trouble so I've been 'off air' for a bit.  Anyway, no prizes for where as it's been used elsewhere on the thread but who is it and what? [Image: https://li...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 12-04-2021, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

50p each way says you're right Captain. Your shot looking down on the rider - Bjorn Gunnarsson?
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 29-03-2021, 06:48 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Lets see what you can do with this one.  I don't have this year catalogued so I'm going from memory - fairly sure I have it right though... [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5107...c0c0_o.j...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 28-03-2021, 09:48 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Didn't think that would keep you busy for long! Steve Lindsell on the 500cc Paton 2 stroke coming out of Governor's Dip onto Glencrutchery Rd
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 14-03-2021, 06:15 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I thought that might have kept you lot occupied for a bit longer!  Here's another one:  probably quite easy this time - who,what and where? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5103...9368_o.j...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 13-03-2021, 09:47 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Cheers sprocket but sorry - wrong year & crew
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 12-03-2021, 10:38 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

While Alfie's having a dig perhaps you can tell me who these guys are? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5081...0925_o.jpg] [/url] [url=https://www.flickr.com/photos/189427960@N04/]
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 10-03-2021, 10:18 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Hey guys - sort of doing OK. Had some real world issues to deal with and my head isn't in the game right now. I'm what Matt Hancock calls 'extremely clinically vulnerable' so I've been living like a...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 04-03-2021, 10:06 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Hi Guys I'm OK - touch wood...Thanks for your concern Not going to name names but something happened that really got me down.  All I'm going to say is that please don't just take stuff from photogra...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 04-02-2021, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

You've got it Sprocket.  Mark Miller on a GSXR750 in the 2006 Superstock.  I'll have to try and think of something else tricky to test you guys with :icon_smile:
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-01-2021, 11:43 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

maybe not... :icon_biggrin:
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-01-2021, 10:40 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It is a 750 - you're getting a bit closer and it was a TAS entry
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 268,291 06-01-2021, 09:48 PM