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    Thread: Push Starts
Post: RE: Push Starts

Not quite the same, but I have 2 classic 'race' bikes (that I've restored) they both require bump starting - and have now been converted to road bikes My '75 250 Yamaha stroker I can push start easil...
Nasher General Discussion 1 206 Yesterday, 12:10 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet Booking Confirmation has arrived!
Post: RE: Steam Packet Booking Confirmation has arrived!

£464 for me and my motorhome - given current inflation, it is a little bit less than I thought it would be (don't tell the Steam Packet that 😀)
Nasher General Discussion 1 294 30-11-2022, 07:55 PM
  Smile Thread: 2023 TT Granstand tickets available now
Post: 2023 TT Granstand tickets available now

Link here: https://www.eticketing.co.uk/iomttraces I've just booked for the first day of practice (a tenner) - like most on here, I prefer to be 'in the hedges" but I found that a day at the grandst...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 1,107 23-11-2022, 06:23 PM
    Thread: TT review Program 2022 9n TTplus at 19:30 tonight
Post: TT review Program 2022 9n TTplus at 19:30 tonight

Link here: https://ttplus.iomttraces.com/browse You will need to sign in/up - but it is free
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 459 23-11-2022, 06:16 PM
    Thread: No score board for TT 2023
Post: RE: No score board for TT 2023

Link here to Manx Radio article: https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...-for-2023/ I always thought the old scoreboard was an outdated relic and a couple of big screens would be better, especial...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,369 02-11-2022, 10:31 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now
Post: RE: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now

I've booked to go from Liverpool, on the Manannan, for the Manx I'm booked on the new Manxman for the TT  (only 209 days go!) Steam Packet website working OK now.....
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 1,180 31-10-2022, 11:31 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now
Post: Steam Packet Sailings for 2023 MGP online now

Just booked for my trip - £394 for me and my motorhome Only 292 days to go (not that I'm counting!)
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 5 1,180 31-10-2022, 08:41 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

For me, a big issue about these  changes is how poorly the rationale has been communicated (something I made clear when I participated in the consultation) In the modern era, poor communication inva...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 6,068 26-10-2022, 06:56 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Thanks Chris, also happy to contribute to costs
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,547 07-09-2022, 11:17 AM
    Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

(31-08-2022, 09:58 AM)bsa499 Wrote: Many thanks Nasher, I did look on the MGP website but didn't spot it. Can you tell me whereabouts on their website it is/was. Manxgrandprix.co.uk under "schedules...
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 1,588 31-08-2022, 09:07 PM
    Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

I saw a change to the schedule (trom 09:30 roads closed to 10:30) at about 07:30 on the Manx Grand Prix website I walked around Peel campsite and informed all those who were a awake....
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 1,588 31-08-2022, 09:20 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

Got here around 16:00 this afternoon - very wet, but managed to get moho set up in a short dry spell Already bumped into lots of old friends and am definitely gonna have a great time in the next 2 w...
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 5,571 20-08-2022, 07:40 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

I booked my normal Saturday to Saturday 2 week trip in 2019 Whilst I had the opportunity to change my booking and come back earlier (for free) when the event schedule was changed, I decided to stay f...
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 5,571 17-08-2022, 07:50 AM
    Thread: Another Consultation
Post: RE: Another Consultation

There's links to information on the background & proposal below that offers some of the rationale for change..... https://consult.gov.im/economic-developm...s%20v3.pdf https://iomttraces.com/lat...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,521 22-07-2022, 07:25 AM
    Thread: Covid - The TT variant
Post: RE: Covid - The TT variant

Yep, Tested positive the day after I got back (Monday13th) Everything ached, trouble breathing, coughing, etc Just tested again & still positive, but feeling a bit better (sitting around the hou...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,552 20-06-2022, 09:28 AM
    Thread: Ferry prices
Post: RE: Ferry prices

Here is a link to the Steam Packet Maximum Standard Tariffs https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=w...ycqN3Xy5Sc TT time you are likely to pay the maximum (obviously) At other times, various ...
Nasher General Discussion 5 1,980 17-06-2022, 07:22 PM
    Thread: Where did we watch.
Post: RE: Where did we watch.

Grandstand for Sunday's opening practice - £5 - Food stalls, toilets, etc (obviously) My eyesight is not so good, so it was a good place to check out who was riding what, as I struggle to read the num...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 12,324 17-06-2022, 06:41 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

(16-06-2022, 07:55 PM)Spartacus Wrote: That is the kind of attitude I expected. Put up or shut up. (16-06-2022, 07:58 PM)Spartacus Wrote: I think it is time for The Steam Packet to start allocatin...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 17-06-2022, 12:00 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

(15-06-2022, 09:26 PM)excollier Wrote: Jeepers, I remember Yates's Wine Lodge too......am I"that" old now? Yes 😀 Although as a Gixer 1000R riding 67 year old, I consider myself as an "Up-Cycled Tee...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 16-06-2022, 06:54 AM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

The prices quoted are typical for any major sporting event Prices will find their own level, if no-one buys a £6 burger the price will come down - it's down to supply & demand As someone who in...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 15-06-2022, 07:07 AM
    Thread: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022
Post: RE: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022

For me, the first race days commentary was a bit patchy with Steve Day not realising the difference between leading and leading on the road. But the overall coverage was still way better than I've hea...
Nasher Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 5 1,540 08-06-2022, 08:52 PM
    Thread: Radio TT starts ...tomorrow! (28th May)
Post: RE: Radio TT starts ...tomorrow! (28th May)

(27-05-2022, 11:53 AM)DaveTye131 Wrote: Can't wait - Will be my go to listening for the next few weeks... I will make it over one year but until that time this feels as close as I can get :-) Hope ...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 4,282 27-05-2022, 12:12 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Booked!
Post: RE: TT 2023 Booked!

Booking online at 08:27 (I have a motorhome, so has to be from Heysham) I got to select my outgoing, I could not get the return sailing (fully booked) but when I tried for a different date, their syst...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 12,425 23-05-2022, 11:43 AM
    Thread: TT Programme now available
Post: TT Programme now available

Link here: https://www.energyfm.net/cms/news_story_722959.html Only ten quid!
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 11,215 11-05-2022, 10:51 AM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

(08-05-2022, 10:26 AM)SeaCol Wrote: Does anyone know if the radio commentary will still be mainly on AM and will the radio ear pods still be for sale. My old AM radio has ceased to function. I perso...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,326 10-05-2022, 12:13 PM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

Link here: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_f...%2As%2As-R
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,326 09-05-2022, 12:36 PM
    Thread: Viewing at The Bungalow
Post: RE: Viewing at The Bungalow

I have been a regular visitor to the TT & MGP since 1976 and have spent more race days at the Bungalow than all the other places put together - I love it up there😀 If the weather is good it's br...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,408 27-04-2022, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Best wishes to you Malcolm - get well soon mate
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 6,639 21-03-2022, 06:57 PM
    Thread: Temperature rising on the island as TT changes are announced.
Post: RE: Temperature rising on the island as TT changes...

Quite frankly, I think the article is just reactions gleaned from social media posts and very poorly researched IMO many of these social media posts are written by people who haven't bothered to read...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 12,116 24-02-2022, 06:01 PM
    Thread: TT Fan Park 'will give greater access for spectators'
Post: RE: TT Fan Park 'will give greater access for spec...

(23-01-2022, 01:37 PM)ian333 Wrote: Like it or not, you have to put on an all consuming ‘show’ these days. There are not enough crusty oily grizzly biker fans to replace the old ones. Too many oppor...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 2,799 23-01-2022, 10:41 PM
    Thread: Happy New Year One and All
Post: RE: Happy New Year One and All

Blwyddyn Newydd Dda - as we say in Wales
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 5 2,028 01-01-2022, 10:30 AM
    Thread: Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year from Silja in Sweden!
Post: RE: Merry Christmas & A Happy New Year from Silja ...

Silja, Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda - as we say in Wales
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 3,032 19-12-2021, 05:36 PM
    Thread: Seasons Greetings
Post: RE: Seasons Greetings

Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda - as we say in Wales
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 13 4,086 19-12-2021, 05:34 PM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

(09-09-2021, 11:09 AM)SILJA Wrote: See my second enclosed picture above. Where shall I type the the confirmation code? Can't find where to type. Suggestions? In the grey box to the left of "Refresh ...
Nasher General Discussion 26 11,248 09-09-2021, 11:20 AM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Malcolm, Thank you very much for all your hard work and effort in setting up & maintaining this excellent forum over the years I wish you well in the future and sincerely hope your health impro...
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 23,167 30-08-2021, 03:25 PM
    Thread: Travel
Post: RE: Travel

I popped over for 5 days of blasting on my Gixer 1000R a couple of weeks ago You’ll need your 'covid passport' to prove you've had both jabs, fill in a landing form within 48 hours before you travel ...
Nasher General Discussion 2 2,441 15-08-2021, 12:51 PM
    Thread: out of Action For A Wee While.
Post: RE: out of Action For A Wee While.

Best wishes - get well soon mate
Nasher ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 23 11,334 26-07-2021, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Today I would be......
Post: Today I would be......

Today, like many of you, I would normally be loading up my motohome with a motorcycle (and unicycle, obviously) to catch the overnight ferry to the Isle of Man - sadly, but understandably, not happeni...
Nasher General Discussion 7 4,931 28-05-2021, 11:40 AM
    Thread: Easter Match Races
Post: RE: Easter Match Races

(02-04-2021, 08:05 PM)dommyman Wrote: I was a Marshal at Brands Hatch in those days and vividly remember the Match Races.  It was great that we won, but to see the American dirt trackers on the tarm...
Nasher Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 2,886 05-04-2021, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Some Information the New Ferry
Post: Some Information the New Ferry

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id...Ek2et0iO58
Nasher General Discussion 3 3,263 19-03-2021, 01:31 PM
    Thread: Steam packet options for Classic TT / MGP Bookings
Post: Steam packet options for Classic TT / MGP Bookings

Received an email today from the Isle of Man Steam Packet regarding options for my Classic/MGP booking (the process is the same as before, with options to keep your sailing, move it to the 2022 even...
Nasher Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 2,330 16-03-2021, 04:26 PM
    Thread: Happy New Year 20/21
Post: RE: Happy New Year 20/21

Well I was very worried about Brexit last night I read the entire 1,246 pages of the agreement and there was no mention of my concerns anywhere With trepidation, I went to bed last night, hoping for...
Nasher General Discussion 9 5,059 01-01-2021, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Seasons Geetings 2020
Post: RE: Seasons Geetings 2020

Me: Santa, what is love? Santa: Did you ever smell Castrol R & burning rubber? Me: Not this year! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year  / Nadolig Llawen a Blwyddyn Newydd Dda
Nasher General Discussion 21 12,076 24-12-2020, 09:25 AM
    Thread: New member
Post: RE: New member

Welcome Sprocket - fingers crossed that the Classic TT/Manx Grand Prix goes ahead in 2021 Only 254 days to go (not that I'm counting 🙂)
Nasher General Discussion 9 6,091 10-12-2020, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet options for TT 2021 (originally 2020) bookings
Post: Steam Packet options for TT 2021 (originally 2020)...

Just had an email from the Steam Packet with options for: 1) Keep sailings for 2021 in the hope of travel restriction are lifted (TT cancelled) 2) Transfer to equivalent sailings for TT 2022 (my ch...
Nasher General Discussion 1 2,407 07-12-2020, 08:05 PM
    Thread: ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS CANCELLATION OF 2021 ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT CONFIRMS CANCELLATION O...

I'm absolutely gutted - but fully understand the reasons behind cancellation Gonna move my booking to 2022 Fingers crossed the 2020 Classic TT & Manx goes ahead (already booked & paid for!)
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 2,827 30-11-2020, 05:44 PM
    Thread: What do you have in your shed ? (And keep it to bikes)
Post: RE: What do you have in your shed ? (And keep it t...

Honda 350 K4 race bike that I restored Yamaha TZ/RD 350 hybrid race bike that I'm restoring Royal Enfield Continental GT535 - to go to the cafe on Suzuki GSX-R 1000R - the latest Gixer thou is a st...
Nasher General Discussion 17 9,415 01-11-2020, 11:31 PM
    Thread: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY
Post: RE: MALCOLMS BIRTHDAY

Happy Birthday - have a great day!
Nasher General Discussion 14 7,420 30-10-2020, 04:11 PM
    Thread: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2021
Post: RE: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2...

I agree, but I thought that was agreed in the mid seventies - so 45 years ago - a lot has happened since then
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 6,387 29-10-2020, 04:10 PM
    Thread: Aprilia RS660
Post: RE: Aprilia RS660

The Supersport 300 class has homologated machines which include a cb500 honda, 390 KTM, etc There are rules governing rev limits to make each bike competitive (Scot Smart did lot of the work on this)...
Nasher TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 9,507 29-10-2020, 04:03 PM