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    Thread: 2022 homestay
Post: RE: 2022 homestay

Still waiting for a reply, is your cancellation still available please?
Andy from Kazakhstan Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 4 1,114 31-05-2022, 01:04 PM
    Thread: 2022 homestay
Post: RE: 2022 homestay

(30-05-2022, 01:08 PM)mark h Wrote: Hi Andy , we have had a late minute cancellation , we are in south douglas ,10-15 mins walk to quarter bridge or braddan bridge . if its any help Sounds good, I’l...
Andy from Kazakhstan Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 4 1,114 30-05-2022, 03:28 PM
    Thread: 2022 homestay
Post: 2022 homestay

Due to a change of circumstances I have had to change my travel arrangements for this year, I was coming over for 14 nights with my motorhome but now am only over for 3 nights from 8-11 June and am lo...
Andy from Kazakhstan Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 4 1,114 29-05-2022, 11:00 PM
    Thread: Marshal sign-on 2022
Post: Marshal sign-on 2022

Just received an email to say the Marshal sign-on site has gone live
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 1,896 24-03-2022, 01:03 PM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

£540 for my 7 mtr motorhome and me, £7 increase on last year
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 10 7,504 27-11-2019, 12:22 AM
    Thread: Whats the first thing you do after getting on the Island?
Post: RE: Whats the first thing you do after getting on ...

(25-05-2019, 09:03 AM)Yamaham Wrote: We arrive at 6pm on Friday. Planning to head to the homestay we've booked, dump off the bags, then head to the Railway Inn to catch what's left of the practice s...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 17 12,918 29-05-2019, 07:22 PM
    Thread: Booking
Post: RE: Booking

From the email I received; TT 2020 Marshal’s Advance Booking Scheme Dear Marshal You have qualified to receive this letter as you have previously signed on and attended at least 5 practice sessions...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 18 12,142 21-05-2019, 08:15 PM
    Thread: Booking
Post: RE: Booking

(20-05-2019, 10:57 AM)AntG Wrote: It's an absolute joke every year, I have to take the day off to go through this, there should be some priority for people who marshal. There is!
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 18 12,142 20-05-2019, 09:00 PM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

There's Strawberry Gardens in Heysham but you'd need bl**dy good eyesight to see the racing from there.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 14 11,888 14-11-2018, 08:48 AM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: RE: MGP live streaming.

(31-08-2018, 10:32 AM)milestone 11 Wrote: The stream though was hopeless, constantly buffering and frankly, not worth bothering with. I watched it without any issues, I thought it was good. Maybe y...
Andy from Kazakhstan Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 18,613 31-08-2018, 07:02 PM
    Thread: BRUCE ANSTEY
Post: RE: BRUCE ANSTEY

He wasn't hanging about coming down Sulby
Andy from Kazakhstan Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,372 26-08-2018, 04:48 PM
    Thread: Maybe a daft question.....
Post: RE: Maybe a daft question.....

When I enquired for my motorhome I was told it’s OK if the bottle is connected up but no to any spare unconnected bottles. Hope this helps.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 7 7,490 21-07-2018, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Honda become the first manufacturer to provide free Motorcycle trackers
Post: RE: Honda become the first manufacturer to provide...

I suppose it’ll be handy for the emergency services to find you if your bike flips you off into trees 😲
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 3 4,892 05-07-2018, 05:31 PM
    Thread: Mikey Evans takes on Dan Stewart's rides with Wilcock
Post: RE: Mikey Evans takes on Dan Stewart's rides with ...

Over the years Dan broke down twice at our marshalling station, Sulby village, once with a holed radiator and once with faulty ignition. Both times he took it in his stride and stayed in good humour, ...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 2 3,710 12-03-2018, 05:21 PM
    Thread: whos number plate is this
Post: RE: whos number plate is this

(21-02-2018, 11:36 AM)A10TT9 Wrote: JM ? JM used to have one on his motorhome, I haven't seen it since he moved out of town so not sure if it's still on there.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 8 9,462 21-02-2018, 11:47 AM
    Thread: Eddie Christian (Sulby Glen Hotel) - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Eddie Christian (Sulby Glen Hotel) - R.I.P.

I'm really sad to read this, Christine and myself were part of his team, marshalling at Sulby village. He was a bit of a character, offering support when we needed it, and will be sadly missed. R.I.P...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 5 7,281 14-01-2018, 10:55 AM
    Thread: Mobile phone networks
Post: RE: Mobile phone networks

Sure have a store at the back of the grandstand where you can buy a payg sim, it's always my 1st call when I arrive. You'll obviously need an unlocked cell phone, 4G sim is free with a minimum £5 cred...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 11 13,656 24-05-2017, 09:05 PM
    Thread: Spectator areas
Post: RE: Spectator areas

Take your midge spray if heading there for practice
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 12 19,546 19-05-2017, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Is it worth taking push bikes
Post: RE: Is it worth taking push bikes

(03-05-2017, 11:45 PM)Nev14 Wrote: You going this year Andy?I'll drop you an email Nev.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 11 12,342 04-05-2017, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Is it worth taking push bikes
Post: RE: Is it worth taking push bikes

Yes, I've taken a bike over previous years and found it useful, I wouldn't recommend riding over the mountain road though :icon_lol:
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 11 12,342 03-05-2017, 06:34 PM
    Thread: foot passenger 3rd june
Post: RE: foot passenger 3rd june

Any tickets not paid in full by the end of February usually go back on sale 1st week of March. It may be best to give the ticket office a call to confirm this is happening this year.
Andy from Kazakhstan Miscellaneous Wanted 1 4,199 25-01-2017, 10:59 PM
    Thread: Sulby Speed Trap
Post: RE: Sulby Speed Trap

Hopefully the weather will pick up for you and you see some good racing. Thanks for asking, we're up and down at the moment but will be fine. I'll drop you an email.
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,094 09-07-2016, 06:10 PM
    Thread: Sulby Speed Trap
Post: RE: Sulby Speed Trap

Not this year Nev. All being well I'll be back at work in the Shetlands. Will you be there?
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,094 09-07-2016, 05:25 PM
    Thread: Sulby Speed Trap
Post: RE: Sulby Speed Trap

OK, thanks for that warrior.
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,094 07-07-2016, 08:56 PM
    Thread: Sulby Speed Trap
Post: Sulby Speed Trap

Can anyone direct me to a list of all the competitors speeds through the speed trap at Sulby for this year's TT please. Thanks.
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 11,094 07-07-2016, 12:19 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

(01-07-2016, 04:02 PM)HammerHead Wrote: I witnessed one of their people up at Keppel Gate after the superbike race trying to get travelling marshals and course cars to take their discs (presumably f...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 31,999 01-07-2016, 07:55 PM
    Thread: route 66 blog
Post: RE: route 66 blog

(30-06-2016, 04:35 PM)Evilkinevil-15 Wrote: Randomness post, but I'm sure it was on here. One of the members had a link to a Route 66 blog in his signature,  it was written very well with various l...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 1 4,032 30-06-2016, 05:21 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would be icing on the cake
Post: RE: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would ...

(09-06-2016, 10:24 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: The organizers quoted the reason for scrapping the two strokes was a lack of interest and there needs to be a minimum of fifty competitors in each class to make i...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 38 49,399 11-06-2016, 11:08 AM
    Thread: 2017 booking
Post: RE: 2017 booking

(30-05-2016, 02:14 PM)tigerted Wrote: Oh dear oh dear I was told I would be contacted between the 23rd - 30th to confirm my dates for 2017 as I marshalled last year but it has not happened so looks ...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 13 16,511 31-05-2016, 04:30 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would be icing on the cake
Post: RE: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would ...

(30-05-2016, 08:45 AM)DBD 34 Wrote: Bit of both really, like I say I like JM. Seriously, which TT rules? just asking like. (30-05-2016, 11:36 AM)Superbike Wrote: I really like JM he's one of are...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 38 49,399 30-05-2016, 12:34 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would be icing on the cake
Post: RE: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would ...

Personal opinion or TT rules?
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 38 49,399 30-05-2016, 08:28 AM
    Thread: Ferry Costs 2016
Post: RE: Ferry Costs 2016

(19-12-2015, 06:57 PM)Nev14 Wrote: See you there Andy. Be good to see you again Nev, it'll soon come around. Same digs, same marshalling point, probably same bike.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 7 9,245 19-12-2015, 10:11 PM
    Thread: Ferry Costs 2016
Post: RE: Ferry Costs 2016

Got mine today, same sailings as last year, me and my bike. £235 last year, £239 this year, less than 2% increase.
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 7 9,245 19-12-2015, 01:35 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet invoice
Post: RE: Steam Packet invoice

Mine hasn't arrived yet
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 1 3,804 13-11-2015, 07:40 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

Yes, I sense a little irony in badlyoverdrawnboy's post :icon_cool:
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 203 297,812 01-07-2015, 11:45 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(26-06-2015, 09:23 AM)Smidsy Wrote: Apparently, TTMA were allocated 1600 programmes, BUT I believe we had in excess of 1800 marshals sign on. I agree re system needed to address, ie, the organisers ...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 203 297,812 28-06-2015, 12:43 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(26-06-2015, 08:49 AM)taxman Wrote: Sorry Andy - I didn't mean to rub it in. I turned up on Friday of Practice week at the TTMA office and they had loads. I suspect you may have experienced a tempor...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 203 297,812 28-06-2015, 12:41 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(25-06-2015, 01:10 PM)taxman Wrote: +1 for retaining starting numbers/positions. the programs are expensive enough (although I got a free one as a Marshal) As in the 4 Yorkshiremen sketch "You were ...
Andy from Kazakhstan General Discussion 203 297,812 25-06-2015, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 11:35 AM)Kursaal Flyer Wrote: There was a picture in the paper of how stonehendge looked after all the all the peace and love the earth hippies had gone after the summer soltice . What ...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 87,600 23-06-2015, 02:15 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

(21-06-2015, 12:19 AM)spannerman Wrote: Nick, with lot's of members on here who race in the TT,  up until now it is disappointing that you are the only rider to show gratitude towards the marshals, ...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 78,099 21-06-2015, 05:53 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

(20-06-2015, 09:38 PM)spannerman Wrote: Racing is full of if's and buts and I also wonder what the outcome would have been if Michael Dunlop did not have his problems this year, having said that wha...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 78,099 20-06-2015, 10:01 PM
    Thread: That's it then.
Post: RE: That's it then.

I'm still here, homestay on Sulby straight until tomorrow. I have noticed a significant reduction in the number of bikes passing the house this morning, maybe all down in Castletown?
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 53,115 13-06-2015, 10:25 AM
    Thread: Could this be JM130's last TT?
Post: RE: Could this be JM130's last TT?

(12-06-2015, 07:01 PM)NB12 Wrote: 10mph down in the sulby speed traps on Hutchys PBM ZX10R, he could be doing with a new Fireblade, make his job a bit easier. Maybe the Honda is geared for the mount...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 55 81,486 13-06-2015, 08:31 AM
    Thread: its here
Post: RE: its here

Over on the Wednesday 14.15 sailing from Heysham, hope the wind calms down before then!
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 10,498 31-05-2015, 09:41 PM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: RE: Aussies competing

(31-05-2015, 11:37 AM)Jan Grainger Wrote: Yes Andy, Dags (Daryl Rymer)is there. Not sure of his number. Sorry, I don't know how to spell his last name.....he's just Dags..... Jan Thanks Jan, I'll ke...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,767 31-05-2015, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: RE: Aussies competing

(30-05-2015, 09:44 AM)Jan Grainger Wrote: I wish good luck to all the TT competitors but special wishes to Cam Donald, Dave Johnson and Alex Pickett and the Aussie boys competing in the sidecars. Th...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,767 30-05-2015, 10:30 PM
    Thread: Dunlop & Johnston in TT Zero
Post: RE: Dunlop & Johnston in TT Zero

(29-05-2015, 07:42 AM)Keith Wrote: That bike is looking pretty smart! I wonder how far they are from the electric bikes becoming a two lap race? I think if there was a second lap it would start to...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 8,661 29-05-2015, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

I emailed them 3 days ago asking about my booking request but haven't had a reply and still no booking showing in my account, why am I surprised????????
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 43 54,112 21-05-2015, 10:16 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR 2016 TT SAILINGS WITH THE...

(18-05-2015, 08:41 PM)Nev14 Wrote: Just checked the online bookings on the Steam Packet site and delighted to see that my first choice priority booking for marshals for 2016 is there waiting for the...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 43 54,112 18-05-2015, 10:34 PM
    Thread: TT 2015 Steam Packet balance due
Post: RE: TT 2015 Steam Packet balance due

(27-02-2015, 11:19 PM)Nev14 Wrote: Yes Andy in usual cottage in Ballaugh all being well. Have a few health problems which hope are sorted by then. Look forward to catching up. Yes, looking forward t...
Andy from Kazakhstan TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 13 15,605 28-02-2015, 02:33 PM