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    Thread: Rem Fowlers 1907 TT Winning Norton
Post: RE: Rem Fowlers 1907 TT Winning Norton

Quote from Simon Grigson - http://www.vintagenorton.com "It reminded me of a long running and rather ill humoured (on both sides!) exchange of messages I had a couple of years back with the top dog a...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,521 01-09-2015, 01:54 PM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

(17-06-2015, 12:21 PM)c iom tt Wrote: I am not happy with the shift to the 'football mentality' of a lot of the newer visitors to the TT in recent years, and it is this element that tend to translat...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 112,679 17-06-2015, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Maria Costello
Post: Maria Costello

Just heard that Maria has had her TT entry rejected. Seems a bit harsh...and late in the day. Or have I missed something?
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 8,285 12-05-2015, 04:32 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

Very excited to say I'll be meeting the great man himself on Sunday. Can't wait!
Mr B General Discussion 33 45,349 27-03-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: The Island 1970
Post: RE: The Island 1970

My first TT was a year later, in 1971. We also stayed at Glenlough campsite in the field next to the course, and were unprepared for the rude awakening that was early morning practice! Something we s...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 66,700 17-02-2015, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Norton Lightweight bike
Post: RE: Norton Lightweight bike

From Faceache today: CAMERON DONALD TO RIDE FOR NORTON FACTORY TEAM AT 2015 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES Norton Motorcycles can confirm that Cameron Donald has renewed his contarct for the 2015 Isle of Man ...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 49,251 09-02-2015, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Classic tt parade lap
Post: RE: Classic tt parade lap

(18-01-2015, 01:28 PM)Rc588 Wrote: Hi All Some of the facts previously stated are not quite correct The vmcc parade operate the 25 year rule for all the events except jurby at the classic tt/manx....
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 31 53,086 21-01-2015, 06:56 PM
    Thread: Classic tt parade lap
Post: RE: Classic tt parade lap

(27-12-2014, 11:09 PM)scaramanga Wrote: but hasnt the bike or rider got to have conection to the actual races before you can do the parade lap No, for the VMCC Manx Rally Parade Lap you just have to...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 31 53,086 07-01-2015, 01:23 PM
    Thread: Classic tt parade lap
Post: RE: Classic tt parade lap

(25-11-2014, 09:12 PM)Superbike Wrote: That sounds proper plumb your TT lap so need to get my slabside on that,how many bikes were on the parade mr B? There were 110 entered in the programme. Race a...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 31 53,086 27-11-2014, 02:46 PM
    Thread: Classic tt parade lap
Post: RE: Classic tt parade lap

Yes Rich, your bike has to be 25 years old, so you've got a couple of years to go yet...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 31 53,086 25-11-2014, 07:18 PM
    Thread: Classic tt parade lap
Post: RE: Classic tt parade lap

The VMCC Closed Roads Parade is part of the VMCC Manx Rally programme. You can find the details here: http://www.vmcciom.org/ I took part in 2012 on my Laverda 750GTL and had an absolute blast, desp...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 31 53,086 25-11-2014, 01:33 PM
    Thread: Greenlight TV not filming the MGP
Post: RE: Greenlight TV not filming the MGP

Had an in depth email from Paul, however he doesnt want his email posting on here. He assures me he will be placing a response soon. [/quote] "Soon" meaning....?
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 20 28,749 21-08-2009, 09:31 AM
    Thread: UK’s fastest female road racer to make Isle of Man TT races debut
Post: RE: UK’s fastest female road racer to make Isle of...

Good luck to Jenny, but I hope she won't feel pressured to become the TT's fastest lady at the first attempt. Pardon my ignorance, but who is currently the fastest woman over the mountain course? I'm ...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 15,538 12-02-2009, 05:17 PM
    Thread: Honda 50th damp squib?
Post: Honda 50th damp squib?

Is that right, Honda aren't bringing any bikes from their museum over for a lap of honour? I was really looking forward to hearing the fours, fives and sixes at full noise once more.
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 1,942 05-02-2009, 12:34 PM
    Thread: Sammy Miller
Post: Sammy Miller

Congratulations to Sammy on being awarded the MBE for services to motorcycle heritage in the New Year Honours.
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,105 31-12-2008, 10:45 AM
    Thread: Steam Racket killing TT
Post: RE: Steam Racket killing TT

That's it for me too, I'm afraid. Been coming over for what would have been 38 years next year, but as they say on Dragon's Den when the sums just don't add up - "Sorry, I'm out!"
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 25,266 27-11-2008, 08:18 PM
    Thread: Halker Hall
Post: RE: Halker Hall

DCLUCIE Wrote:Just a bit extra to Mr B's post, the reason behind the move is to include the Donald Campbell boat that is currently being restored that was found and recovered from the bottom of the la...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,393 21-10-2008, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Halker Hall
Post: RE: Halker Hall

It seems they won't be closing until next October... "The Museum is due to leave Holker, but that has now been put back a year, so we will now close at the end of October 2009. We have a new site, a...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,393 21-10-2008, 01:52 PM
    Thread: Halker Hall
Post: RE: Halker Hall

Be quick if you want to go there...I've been told that they are closing the motor museum for good after this season. Haven't heard what's going to happen to the exhibits - maybe they will re-locate th...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,393 21-10-2008, 09:55 AM
    Thread: dropping of oil
Post: RE: dropping of oil

ancient Wrote:in future all classic bikes should be fitted with an oil containing belly pan,isnt this compulsory in most form of racing?.i believe a classic bike wouldnt be allowed out at daytona with...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 25 33,210 04-09-2008, 10:34 AM
    Thread: sammy miller parade lap
Post: RE: sammy miller parade lap

Saw Sam today, nursing some sore ribs but otherwise okay. Although Mrs M says he's also got an impressively black and swollen pair of b******s! Not surprising, really.
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 16,475 15-06-2008, 09:09 PM
    Thread: sammy miller parade lap
Post: RE: sammy miller parade lap

oggy Wrote:Great set of pics but how did that happen brakes fail or something? No, just an over-enthusiastic approach, apparently. He really should be more careful at his age, but...once a racer, alwa...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 16,475 13-06-2008, 11:23 AM
    Thread: Veteran/Vintage/Classic - yes or no?
Post: RE: Veteran/Vintage/Classic - yes or no?

Sorry, am I missing something? There's a Ducati parade lap, isn't there? With how many machines? Probably not that many. Surely "they" could have started them off at the front of a past masters parade...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 30 27,138 14-05-2008, 09:06 PM
    Thread: Veteran/Vintage/Classic - yes or no?
Post: RE: Veteran/Vintage/Classic - yes or no?

The lap of honour is now one of the major reasons for me to attend the TT, I just love seeing/hearing the old bikes and having the chance to chat to riders who were my heroes back in the day. Let's fa...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 30 27,138 02-05-2008, 09:44 AM
    Thread: mgp database
Post: RE: mgp database

renzo Wrote:is the database with riders results etc still around? No, don't think so. When the old site went, so did the archive. You can still access some riders results in the MGP from the TT websit...
Mr B Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 11,270 16-04-2008, 11:23 AM
    Thread: eurosport and freeview
Post: RE: eurosport and freeview

PeterCourtney Wrote:The BBC does an excellent job on the GPs - they show the 125 and 250 live on interactive, then the MotoGP on live (usually) BBC2. For real fun and excitement I sometimes watch &...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 12,373 16-04-2008, 09:51 AM
    Thread: How many of You have raced on the Island or Ireland?
Post: You're right, Cargo. Joey rode a 250 that day, alt...

You're right, Cargo. Joey rode a 250 that day, although he wasn't listed in the programme. He was also in the 500GP on a Honda RS. He finished 3rd in the F1, behind Gardner and Marshall. If you do fi...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 112 148,798 09-01-2008, 05:51 PM
    Thread: How many of You have raced on the Island or Ireland?
Post: [quote="thewitch"]Come on, now... you've started, ...

thewitch Wrote:Come on, now... you've started, so finish... tell us your story.. even if it doesn't include racing here!Okay, here goes...I'd always been a race fan, from the first time I was taken to...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 112 148,798 09-01-2008, 04:15 PM
    Thread: How many of You have raced on the Island or Ireland?
Post: [quote="MV"]My story is one of an experienced and ...

MV Wrote:My story is one of an experienced and long serving spectator of road racing (thats circuit and closed roads) stretching back to 1958.The same applies to my on the road bike riding having star...
Mr B TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 112 148,798 09-01-2008, 02:01 PM