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    Thread: Stanley Woods @ Governors Bridge 1936
Post: RE: Stanley Woods @ Governors Bridge 1936

This is not an answer to your question,sorry if I,m hijacking,but just to say what a gentleman Stanley Woods was. I met and spoke with him at Mike Hailwoods memorial at Braddon in 81 and again at Misa...
ian charlton ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 8 19,291 06-11-2016, 01:51 PM
    Thread: Senior Classic TT Result
Post: RE: Senior Classic TT Result

Heh heh,right enough. Best outcome of the week was that all riders came home safe and sound,some a little bent maybe,but repairable and on the mend. It was a decent show all round.
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 43,068 12-09-2016, 04:49 PM
    Thread: Senior Classic TT Result
Post: RE: Senior Classic TT Result

On a lighter note,i feel cheeted after standing in the row,(I cant spell quew) for scrutineering,and a couple of top teams walk straight to the front,but we were just in the Manx and unknown having sp...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 43,068 12-09-2016, 04:11 PM
    Thread: Senior Classic TT Result
Post: RE: Senior Classic TT Result

What a sad reflection this has cast over the Senior race. It was a good race and in my opinion fair enough.The coc in my mind does  a top class job and has safety of the riders first at all times. His...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 29 43,068 12-09-2016, 04:02 PM
    Thread: Gary Carswell Fatally Injured in Practice at Jurby ( Renamed).
Post: RE: Not a good start to the Season.

RIP Lad,so sorry. Condolences to family and dependents.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 21 25,669 12-04-2015, 08:29 AM
    Thread: Ducati are back !
Post: RE: Ducati are back !

well i,ll just be me and agree with you 100% on this one,even though i,m a Ducati man at heart.
ian charlton Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 5,694 29-03-2015, 05:19 PM
    Thread: IAN HUTCHINSON LINES UP FACTORY BACKED MV AGUSTA RIDE
Post: RE: Hutchinson lands MV Agusta Supersport ride

Yes Mugen,agree with your comment,i hope things go well for him,he deserves a turn of fortune,nice lad.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,206 18-03-2015, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Sanitized
Post: RE: Sanitized

I think it,s vetted ok,to me it allways was for the proper ,long term fan,rather than the exciteable here today gone tomorrow type,some of whom loved and took pleasure in aggravating people,behind the...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 89 148,785 16-03-2015, 03:41 PM
    Thread: Formula E vs TT Zero vs TT World Series
Post: RE: Formula E vs TT Zero vs TT World Series

Aye,that,s my problem,i can,t move with the times and embrace the new technology,my kids keep telling me that!! But good luck with what you are doing,i agree it,s amazing the strides taken over the la...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 45 80,214 15-03-2015, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Formula E vs TT Zero vs TT World Series
Post: RE: Formula E vs TT Zero vs TT World Series

Point taken Mugen,it,s racing at a high level and standard,but,                                                                                it,s boring to the old established fans. No atmosphere wi...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 45 80,214 15-03-2015, 05:45 PM
    Thread: hes the man to beat
Post: RE: hes the man to beat

He,s special,no doubt about it,if any one can do it,he will. And i think he will.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 523,798 14-03-2015, 03:51 PM
    Thread: I dread to think
Post: RE: I dread to think

Well done on your new job front. Good luck with it.
ian charlton General Discussion 15 20,490 14-03-2015, 03:48 PM
    Thread: hes the man to beat
Post: RE: hes the man to beat

The lad will take some beating no matter what he,s on,in fact i fail to see any rider that could. But it wont be too long before we find out. The main thing is,let them all come in safe.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 523,798 13-03-2015, 08:40 PM
    Thread: hes the man to beat
Post: RE: hes the man to beat

Don,t know the rights and wrongs re the photo,BUT,it sure is some photo and i,m glad to have seen it.The boy is really :on it:, not many places to touch elbow and knee on the mountain,unless of course...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 19 523,798 13-03-2015, 08:35 PM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

What an absolute wonderfull description of your first taste,i could imagine being on the bike with you,bet you felt all wobbly when you got back to work,with the excitement of it all. And i wouldn,t t...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 41,197 08-03-2015, 05:03 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT Tickets selling fast with only 100 days to go to TT 2015
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT Tickets selling fast with only ...

No,we,,ll never know the truth,just what we,re told,but i agree with your obvious line of thought.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,953 19-02-2015, 07:59 PM
    Thread: Team Mugen to compete at TT 2015
Post: RE: Team Mugen to compete at TT 2015

i too feel a little sad that the mugen team and others are getting negative feedback for doing such a grand job with the bikes and regulations,BUT,no matter which way you look at it,the bikes have lit...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 147 226,624 08-02-2015, 05:57 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

Thanks,VTM,and that,s straight from the horses mouth,so to speak.You will have many great memories of Mike,so easy to work with.Did he really just hop on and ride round any problems as we are told?
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 38,450 25-01-2015, 05:38 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: mike hailwood

Looking through a few various threads and cant help but notice how often Mike is referred to,after all these years he,s still with us,just what made the man so special?A complete one off to whom all a...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 38,450 24-01-2015, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superbike at TT 2015
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superb...

Oops sorry,my reply was to creg.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 50 90,331 19-01-2015, 05:29 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superbike at TT 2015
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superb...

eman,i think spanners was refering to Mickey as the best,in his mind anyway,and he may well be right,only Mike the Bike was better than the lot!!,in my mind.And the shorts as well,but Rossi would push...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 50 90,331 19-01-2015, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

owl man,i fully agree,it was so refreshing to have someone from outside of the sport to front the programme.
ian charlton General Discussion 33 48,414 14-01-2015, 09:25 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

I thought the chap did a fine job,made a nice change from the usual know it all ex racers,although i like them doing what they do.But this chap came over as one of us,an enthusiast in awe of Mr Surtee...
ian charlton General Discussion 33 48,414 14-01-2015, 05:12 PM
    Thread: Derek Minter RIP
Post: RE: Derek Minter RIP

RIP mr Minter,a true legend,raced with the best and often beat the best,so pleased to have been about in the wonderfull 60,s to take it all in.
ian charlton General Discussion 17 27,534 03-01-2015, 07:16 PM
    Thread: TT 2015 Starting Order
Post: RE: TT 2015 Starting Order

By the way Eddy,just to keep history correct,the Gilera wasn,t a v8!
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 125 207,695 02-01-2015, 08:58 PM
    Thread: Post Classic Regs
Post: RE: Post Classic Regs

hello all.Eddy,i think mike means the post classic races at the Manx. Formula 1,2 etc.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 59 95,512 28-12-2014, 08:26 PM
    Thread: Announcement
Post: RE: Announcement

If the new set up has pulled you in Ian,then there,s no doubting they,ve got it right. Drop by for a cup of tea .But leave the alarm clock ,you,ll not need to be up early.With a bit of luck,this might...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,691 27-11-2012, 07:17 PM
    Thread: classic Manx
Post: RE: classic Manx

Aye,we,ll have to wait and see,but i can,t complain as we tasted the fruits of superstar this year .cos we had good hard standing in the top paddock,spot on,but i,m taking the waterproof sheets and we...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,965 27-11-2012, 07:07 PM
    Thread: classic Manx
Post: classic Manx

Just wondering, with all these star TT riders coming to the classic Manx,sorry,classic TT,will this have an effect on the long standing competitors who give depth of field to the classic races. I have...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,965 26-11-2012, 11:10 PM
    Thread: Toll
Post: RE: Toll

Pat,i heard a similar rumour up my neck of the woods and as you say it was from Bradden to Signpost ,20 quid a go,BUT all speed restrictions in force,and if you arrived at Signpost you were charged an...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 4,872 25-11-2012, 09:28 AM
    Thread: 'Bushy's' beer tent site to go out to tender
Post: RE: 'Bushy's' beer tent site to go out to tender

dedhummm, that just about sums it up . All these new fangled money spin ideas might have a reverse affect on the tt, it will for us old boys i fear. Pleased my memory still works,i can,t handle change...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 12,365 23-11-2012, 11:34 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING STATUS
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING...

Ammo, am i missing something?
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 10,866 23-11-2012, 11:23 AM
    Thread: Government apology over motorsport costs
Post: RE: Government apology over motorsport costs

FIGURES CORRUPTED during transfer. Wow,that,s some choice of words. FIGURES CORRUPTED. I,ll have to think about that one.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,996 10-11-2012, 10:28 PM
    Thread: TT Bike Races - early unseen 1960's cine film
Post: RE: TT Bike Races - early unseen 1960's cine film

Thanks for sharing the films with us, possibly, probably, from the most interesting and exciting period in the tt,s history. Problem is we,ll all want more of the same. Wonderfull stuff.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 6,659 01-10-2012, 01:06 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Well done, that,s the way.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 14-09-2012, 06:27 AM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Whilst on the subject, what would you guys propose, there,s bound to be someone high up look in and give consideration to your thoughts, now,s the time to talk.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 13-09-2012, 08:28 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Ron, i see where you are coming from , and as a entrant of a classic bike i can see the problems,BUT,it seems that any proposal made is now jumped on and frowned upon, more so on the other forum,but s...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 13-09-2012, 07:08 PM
    Thread: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??
Post: RE: Look at This - So What's the Truth ??

I,ve just built a ducati tt2 with a 600 engine for the post classic junior,they ve also scuppered my plans for next year. Anybody got a 750 engine so i can still compete in the superbike class, that,s...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 14,476 04-05-2012, 12:23 PM
    Thread: MGP TO BE Shorter ???
Post: RE: MGP TO BE Shorter ???

Like many more enthusiasts and competitors i too am choked with the proposed changes to the manx. It may well have needed a few changes to swell further interest, but i would have chosen the route of ...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 27 39,583 03-05-2012, 10:42 PM
    Thread: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race
Post: RE: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race

Yes FCM I read you loud and clear,BUT ,what does it cost to get to mallory and live for the weekend and fuel the bike etc,a lump less than popping to the Island for two plus weeks,unless you,re coming...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 22,346 06-03-2012, 10:44 PM
    Thread: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race
Post: RE: MGP 2012 entry fees up now £333 per race

Old Man,EH, my thoughts too. Milking the boys that put on the show on. Unfortunately ,cost is the problem for both riders and spectators,no matter how many side shows or attractions they put on,it all...
ian charlton Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 22,346 05-03-2012, 08:53 PM
    Thread: Bob Mac 1962
Post: RE: Bob Mac 1962

Since the removal of the marshall,s box up at the bungalow,i don,t think there,s anything left to remind us of Bob,s greatness and the love and respect we all held for him. Possibly,probably,the real ...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 16,651 30-12-2011, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

Yes Pat, i,m afraid it,s technitions in all walks nowadays. I took my DAF in for an abs fault expecting to see mechanics,fitters, in boiler suits with mucky hands to repair expecting a bill of maybe ...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 34 41,673 16-10-2011, 09:51 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

come on now, be fair. That would probably have given him 2 foot 6 by the end of the race. Ruddy cheat,shame he got caught:icon_lol:
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 34 41,673 16-10-2011, 08:32 PM
    Thread: is this a joke or what?
Post: RE: is this a joke or what?

In the racing crouch,absolutely perfect for keeping an eye on the opposition.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,532 19-09-2011, 01:45 PM
    Thread: bit of advice
Post: RE: bit of advice

As i,ve j ust gone through the docs for the bike,i find that it is probably ex anybody. But one doc amongst others for the sale of parts from smc plus one 500 sl pantah imported from italy to build th...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,776 17-09-2011, 11:07 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

Just returned from Oulto n Park michelin cup. It was absolutely pouring down,bikes skidding down track,one bike retrieved with a JCB the bike in two pieces,all riders ok to my knowledge,.None of the b...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 68 108,650 17-09-2011, 08:00 PM
    Thread: bit of advice
Post: RE: bit of advice

Yes,i see where you,re coming from, it,s more than likely that i,ve been duped ,like many others i suppose. However i do have a written note,that proves nothing,and i never did take a liking to the gu...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,776 17-09-2011, 07:40 PM
    Thread: bit of advice
Post: RE: bit of advice

Would that be Malcolm Wheeler? Thanks, i,ll try next week.
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 8,776 16-09-2011, 02:40 PM
    Thread: MGP too many classes
Post: RE: MGP too many classes

I also stand corrected on that one , i,ll keep my mouth zipped in future. May i also add that the help given to us at the Manx by the scrutineers was much appreciated and stands us well for the future...
ian charlton TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 22 27,758 16-09-2011, 12:51 PM