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    Thread: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final list of six contenders
Post: RE: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final...

The simple answer, he needs a double-barrelled surname.
roger9650 General Discussion 16 8,818 26-11-2019, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Ulster GP
Post: RE: Ulster GP

Can't think of one bad place to watch. Seriously, every corner's a star. And it's great to see the first man through and know he's the leader!
roger9650 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 4,171 31-07-2018, 09:35 PM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: RE: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

(28-06-2018, 04:24 PM)eman1948 Wrote: It still comes back to the fact that some riders are not respecting the yellow flags, the safety of others and gaining an unfair advantage. They need to be seve...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 48 53,940 29-06-2018, 07:51 PM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

Is that why there's a delay.
roger9650 General Discussion 33 34,848 09-06-2017, 11:27 AM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

Already a two hour delay. The Senior TT is the blue riband event and should be given priority. Put the sidecars out first, then the Senior and if there's time the Zero thing. Oh and no silly hospit...
roger9650 General Discussion 33 34,848 09-06-2017, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Can Guy race
Post: RE: Can Guy race

Does he really want to?
roger9650 General Discussion 26 27,159 14-05-2017, 08:46 PM
    Thread: CLOSED PUBLIC ROADS - ROAD RACING IN ENGLAND
Post: RE: CLOSED PUBLIC ROADS - ROAD RACING IN ENGLAND

Can't see it having much impact. I suspect it's only for the benefit of the F1 mob who see it as a money spinner. Why anyone watches that is one of life's great mysteries.
roger9650 General Discussion 1 3,592 14-04-2017, 09:29 AM
    Thread: Seamus Elliott seriously injured in crash at Faugheen road races
Post: RE: Seamus Elliott seriously injured in crash at F...

From another site:- https://crowdfunding.justgiving.com/aaro...=WJKxWQR5E Hoping for a full recovery.
roger9650 General Discussion 8 9,811 28-07-2016, 01:17 PM
    Thread: TT bosses allay fears over 'misleading' headline
Post: RE: TT bosses allay fears over 'misleading' headli...

And to think I thought the weather was the worst the TT had to fear.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 19,284 25-06-2016, 10:27 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...

Needle is ok but Dundrod is perhaps not the place to take it too far.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 36 50,079 17-06-2016, 05:28 PM
    Thread: Post Senior TT Press Conference
Post: RE: Post Senior TT Press Conference

Dunlop, unfortunately does find that these kind of problems have a habit of following him around, surely not coincidence or bad luck.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 20,687 14-06-2016, 08:23 PM
    Thread: Two things I miss , a few years back .
Post: RE: Two things I miss , a few years back .

Couldn't agree more.  There was nothing quite like riding around a deserted Douglas, well except for other bikers, and the atmosphere up on the mountain on a clear sunny morning was magical. The bikes...
roger9650 General Discussion 11 17,637 13-06-2016, 02:38 PM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

You're right there. Don't forget the NW too. Could this be the year.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 76,478 05-06-2016, 11:54 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

Given fine weather could the Ulster be up to 136?
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 76,478 05-06-2016, 11:14 AM
    Thread: TT Marshalls
Post: RE: TT Marshalls

There again sometimes the facts can speak for themselves, but I hope the proper training will be satisfactory.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 30,685 03-06-2016, 08:46 PM
    Thread: TT Marshalls
Post: RE: TT Marshalls

Can't really see what was so offensive?
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 30,685 02-06-2016, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Will these two new exotic bikes have an impact?
Post: RE: Will these two new exotic bikes have an impact...

Can't see why it should be a problem for the TT, not so long ago most of the top runners were on prototypes.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 21 35,961 31-05-2016, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Road racing ace Guy Martin vows never to return to 'boring' North West 200
Post: RE: Road racing ace Guy Martin vows never to retur...

There aren't many with a better record at Dundrod.
roger9650 General Discussion 17 21,045 01-11-2015, 09:11 PM
    Thread: Rossi & Marquez come together at the #MalaysianGP, resulting in Marquez crashing out.
Post: RE: Rossi & Marquez come together at the #Malaysia...

Must be the most exciting thing that's happened in MotoGP for years.
roger9650 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 35 40,259 27-10-2015, 01:25 PM
    Thread: Ian Hutchinson & Josh Brookes linked to Tyco BMW for 2016
Post: RE: Ian Hutchinson & Josh Brookes linked to Tyco B...

Couldn't agree more.
roger9650 General Discussion 15 21,738 19-10-2015, 04:12 PM
    Thread: Technical Infringements
Post: RE: Technical Infringements

AFAIK the alleged problem is the risk of the phone being dropped, the battery falling out and so causing a spark. Seems pretty unlikely but then these are litigious with someone always desperate to ...
roger9650 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 51,974 02-09-2015, 01:20 PM
    Thread: and so is wednesdaynight...
Post: RE: and so is wednesdaynight...

Me too, especially on those clear, still days when the sounds carried for miles and the smells hung around for ever. Even if marshalls could be found it will never come back, we're all too busy in the...
roger9650 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 21,645 27-08-2015, 11:34 AM
    Thread: and so is wednesdaynight...
Post: RE: and so is wednesdaynight...

Good question, answer?
roger9650 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 21,645 27-08-2015, 08:54 AM
    Thread: Tuesday practice cancelled.
Post: RE: Tuesday practice cancelled.

It's a problem and I don't have the answer. Do you send riders out in poor conditions, considered dangerous; or start races when a good many may have had little time to learn the course sufficiently ...
roger9650 Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 24,800 26-08-2015, 10:02 AM
    Thread: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?
Post: RE: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?

As far as I know the commentary is usually only on MW, maybe 1341?  Think I've only ever heard it on the Saturday.  I'm currently in Stranraer where it's nice and dry so hopefully it's the same a few ...
roger9650 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 10,812 06-08-2015, 03:35 PM
    Thread: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?
Post: RE: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?

Choke, I assume you didn't read your second post then?
roger9650 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 10,812 06-08-2015, 08:36 AM
    Thread: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?
Post: RE: any results/online radiocoverage of Ulstergp?

Couldn't agree more, a much better event on all counts.  I've  given up with the NW but it's a good example of what happens when you sell your soul to corporate masters.   Let's hope for dry, safe rac...
roger9650 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 10,812 05-08-2015, 06:06 PM
    Thread: Red flags
Post: RE: Red flags

The sometimes indifference towards waved yellows hasn't helped either
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 13 17,174 14-06-2015, 08:44 AM
    Thread: Moto 3 bikes at the TT
Post: RE: Moto 3 bikes at the TT

Excuse my ignorance but isn't Moto 3 foetus racing, it seems to be in BSB.  Not sure the Mountain course is the place for kids of 14/15?
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 25 30,094 11-06-2015, 07:58 PM
    Thread: TT Weather Watch Updates
Post: RE: TT Weather Watch "not good"

How likely is a full programme of practice and racing? In any event please no red flags.
roger9650 General Discussion 29 37,771 28-05-2015, 04:55 PM
    Thread: Surprise TT Wins
Post: RE: Surprise TT Wins

1962, two surprises on the same day. Derek Minter 250 Honda Chris Vincent 500 BSA
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 75,462 28-03-2015, 12:50 PM
    Thread: Sanitized
Post: RE: Sanitized

It might be stating the obvious but this site has been around for a long time and it seems reasonable for anyone who joins to accept the way it, is and not try and clone the other site.  If it's not w...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 89 142,670 16-03-2015, 06:13 PM
    Thread: Sanitized
Post: RE: Sanitized

The forum isn't sanitized, just grown up.  There may a place for a modest amount of banter but not the kind of playground rubbish that appeared with Douglas Dan etc.  It might have resulted in lots of...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 89 142,670 16-03-2015, 05:44 PM
    Thread: Race bosses gearing up for TT 2015
Post: RE: Race bosses gearing up for TT 2015

Sorry but I can't see how today's riders, good though they are, can be of the same calibre of those in the World Championship days.  Those guys rode on all sorts of different circuits, by no means all...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 28,134 10-03-2015, 04:13 PM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

The mornings were magical, (the evenings weren't so bad either) particularly on those still quiet sunny mornings. I remember being at Braddan on such a morning in 1963. Each bike could be heard sett...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 38,972 06-03-2015, 04:18 PM
    Thread: swings and roundabouts
Post: RE: swings and roundabouts

Look at any old photos and it's clear that the crowds were very much bigger in the fifties and sixties.  A good number of spectators may have been locals, I don't know, but nearly every street in Doug...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 55,025 06-03-2015, 10:08 AM
    Thread: German Riders
Post: RE: German Riders

(08-01-2015, 01:31 PM)sticky Wrote: Both Max Deubel and Klaus Enders were superb riders,and never looked hurried, always seemed relaxed and very smooth.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 26 104,325 08-01-2015, 04:36 PM
    Thread: Mike Hailwood.
Post: RE: Mike Hailwood.

Yes, switching from big singles to lightweight multis and back without any problem is rather different to today when the classes are basically all the same.  Not to mention nine laps in a day.
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 22,500 13-12-2014, 08:23 PM
    Thread: Leg's out.
Post: RE: Leg's out.

My theory is that Rossi was just having a leg stretch one day, was asked about it, gave a silly reply and lo and behold the sheep follow! Can't claim to have raced but have ridden for 40+ years and t...
roger9650 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 9,434 25-05-2010, 01:36 PM