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    Thread: TT course knowledge
Post: RE: TT course knowledge

Ah ok, I see, I'm new to your doc.
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 64 1,030,791 07-07-2015, 01:32 PM
    Thread: TT course knowledge
Post: RE: TT course knowledge

Silja, I'm new to your knowledge - it's fascinating. When I was a kid we used to watch, with very many others, at The Bus Station, between Raymotors and Cruickshanks in Ramsey. I notice The Bus Statio...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 64 1,030,791 06-07-2015, 11:55 PM
    Thread: Food for thought - Prize money
Post: RE: Food for thought - Prize money

Prize money in all sports is driven by television contracts, merchandise and gate receipts. We do better with TV now than we used to but I think DED got slaughtered a while back for their 'giving away...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 15,741 03-07-2015, 07:10 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 have a few yellow souvenir plates in the loft somewhere. Good idea. Also got a Klaus Enders plate somewhere, did he break down at Ramsey Bus Station in 1970'ish? Or am I just making that up??!!
Ackerman General Discussion 203 305,647 01-07-2015, 10:57 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

Something to research in the winter!
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 21,970 01-07-2015, 10:36 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

Don't think we've decided the year :) but I wasn't thinking of the visitor number side of things really, just the prestige of that particular milestone and the place such an event would hold in the h...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 21,970 27-06-2015, 11:23 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

What if MD hadn't ditched BMW? What if MD hadn't crashed out? What if.....the moon were made of cheese? Hutchy won better this year than 2010 that's for sure, but nobody knows the answers to the what ...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 79,474 20-06-2015, 11:43 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman
Post: RE: Peter Hickman

Peter Hickmam, for me, was in the top three for 'man of the meeting' award. At 11th Milestone, May Hill, 26th, Rhen Cullen and Ago's, he looked v fast, v competent and v tidy. That cannot be said for ...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 70,420 20-06-2015, 03:26 PM
    Thread: GUY MARTIN - Winning?
Post: RE: GUY MARTIN - Winning?

It's one of the more fascinating aspects of the TT that it isn't bogged down in etiquette (flags aside of course) and each race plays out according to the participants on the day. It's what makes the ...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 20,503 20-06-2015, 10:06 AM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

I read that the first Senior TT was only held in 1911, the first year of The Mountain Circuit, I'll do more homework on that! Also, this was the 96th event, but has The Senior been run at every event?...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 21,970 20-06-2015, 09:56 AM
    Thread: How long have we got?
Post: RE: How long have we got?

I'd certainly pay a subscription - maybe have a level where paying members can post and visitors/guests simply get to read?
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 34 50,276 20-06-2015, 12:10 AM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: 100th Senior TT

Apologies, I bet this has been asked a 100 times, but - if all goes to plan, in what year would the 100th Senior TT be held? The first was in 1911, wars, strikes, foot and mouth and weather have inter...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 21,970 19-06-2015, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Found You All!
Post: Found You All!

Been missing the old TT Forum site and wondering what happened to everybody. A fellow spectator at Cronk Y Voddy mentioned you were all here. Delighted to find the site! Looking at the interview secti...
Ackerman TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 4,737 15-06-2015, 10:20 PM