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    Thread: Manx winners in N Ireland
Post: RE: Manx winners in N Ireland

Larry my friend, you are right. I'm sorry for misleading you by a year. It was Paul Rome indeed. I am getting a bit rusty posting questions these days and it was done from memory. I entered the Ki...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 2 8,878 14-08-2009, 02:04 PM
    Thread: Manx winners in N Ireland
Post: Manx winners in N Ireland

Conor Cummins has flown the flag yesterday for us Manxies with an outstanding victory and lap record at Dundrod against the finest road racers to be found anywhere on the planet. Richard Milky Qu...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 2 8,878 14-08-2009, 11:09 AM
    Thread: Hailwood's senior tt crash 1965
Post: RE: Hailwood's senior tt crash 1965

Hi Dave I have sent you a pm re this famous incident. Barry
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 11 21,846 01-08-2009, 11:32 AM
    Thread: John Crellin - a true Manx hero
Post: RE: John Crellin - a true Manx hero

Well said David. I applaud your tribute to John. A good character of racing and many other sports. A stalwart privateer who was determined to carry on racing in the TT as long as he wanted to, not ...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 15 21,489 14-06-2009, 05:36 PM
    Thread: Gerry o Kane
Post: RE: Gerry o Kane

I knew nothing about this Baylon, and it is sad news indeed. Both Gerry and his son Gerry junior are good friends of mine. I have had many a chat in Irish road race paddocks and at Billown, plus the...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,069 22-02-2009, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Get over to Laxey!!
Post: RE: Get over to Laxey!!

I was down there today Baylon. Most enjoyable. Lots of stuff never seen before. Bill has put a lot of work into it.
Barry Wood Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 10,257 26-08-2008, 06:29 PM
    Thread: MGP 2008 Marshals
Post: RE: MGP 2008 Marshals

Not true Colin. Certain prisoners go quite freely to and from their place of "work" without accompaniment by an officer. But I accept your response. I'm rather surprised I haven't had more flak for...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 17 21,761 15-08-2008, 09:39 PM
    Thread: MGP 2008 Marshals
Post: RE: MGP 2008 Marshals

I have been thinking recently about the difficulty in obtaining adequate marshals for the Manx, in particular the early part of practice week, and had an idea which I wonder if it has ever been consid...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 17 21,761 15-08-2008, 05:28 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

In response to comments made by Tomcat earlier in this thread, my opinions on the subject would be broadly similar to his own. Being old enough to recall watching Ago racing on the MV Agusta and even ...
Barry Wood Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 165,269 10-08-2008, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Small boy?
Post: RE: Small boy?

OK I admit it. It WAS me. Somebody told me that Jeremy Clarkson had moved into one of the new houses.............:Ang
Barry Wood Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 8,691 06-08-2008, 06:40 PM
    Thread: The Class of '78
Post: RE: The Class of '78

My old mate Donal Hughes from Belfast rode and finished in the Lightweight Newcomers race in 1978 and I have mentioned this get together to him and he would love to be there but can't guarantee it. I...
Barry Wood Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 17,484 04-08-2008, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Larry's first race?
Post: RE: Larry's first race?

Just left click on the photo while I continue playing around. Anybody got any tips?:think
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 17 36,068 03-08-2008, 06:07 PM
    Thread: Larry's first race?
Post: RE: Larry's first race?

Typical. Too small. What do I do now?????????
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 17 36,068 03-08-2008, 06:06 PM
    Thread: Larry's first race?
Post: Larry's first race?

[attachment=13] I have been experimenting today trying to upload photos to the site instead of expecting cargo to do it for me every time. This may or (probably) may not work. I think it's a photo ...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 17 36,068 03-08-2008, 06:05 PM
    Thread: Steve Ferguson
Post: RE: Steve Ferguson

If you look carefully at the two green fields in the bottom corner of Cargo's map you might just be able to see me walking Milo my corgi dog :D And don't forget Niki, before you make any plans, you a...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 57 91,818 02-08-2008, 04:57 PM
    Thread: Can anyone let me borrow a bicycle
Post: RE: Can anyone let me borrow a bicycle

Your efforts are very much appreciated over the years Mal. Look forward to catching up with you in the paddock. Just to totally demoralise you Cargo, on 27th June, 1929, the Bicycle TT was won...
Barry Wood Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 9 14,566 01-08-2008, 08:09 PM
    Thread: Steve Ferguson
Post: RE: Steve Ferguson

It WILL go better than last year. This is a fresh start for Steve as far as the Manx Grand Prix is concerned. I feel that focussing on having another go at the Manx has in some way assisted him in h...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 57 91,818 01-08-2008, 07:49 PM
    Thread: A tricky one ?
Post: RE: A tricky one ?

I know where it is of course. I grew up with that view from my late Grandmothers house, before the Willaston people lost out when they bulldozed the fields and hedges and built the posh houses across...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 10 21,450 02-07-2008, 07:30 PM
    Thread: SMGP. Suzuki GT550!
Post: RE: SMGP. Suzuki GT550!

Interesting thread! SMGP Racing were, as correctly stated, a group of gentlemen who drank in The Foresters Arms and who were all big road race fans. The letters SMGP are the initials of their surnam...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 7 13,638 21-05-2008, 07:58 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

No I'm sure he would not. NICE ONE BAYLON!!!!!!!!!!!!
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 26-04-2008, 07:09 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

It's Gavin Bell. On his first TZ after he graduated from the RGV with the L plates fitted......
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 25-04-2008, 09:37 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

YAY I've got it. At last. It must be Cargo's clue. NORMAN DUNN!!!!!!!
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 25-04-2008, 08:24 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

Well I must wave the white flag and admit I can't come up with the answer. But I look forward to finding out!!!!!!!
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 25-04-2008, 08:21 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

Well we can rule out Artie, Dermot or Peter! It looks like an older man, with all respects, that's why I guessed Alex McVicker in the first place (rather a good guess I vainly thought!),ruling out Ga...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 24-04-2008, 09:59 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

It must be Artie, Dermot, Gavin, Peter, John, Gordon or Derek Bell then!! :):):) Gordon??
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 23-04-2008, 09:36 PM
    Thread: Scarborough
Post: RE: Scarborough

I'm going Pykey. Three of us from here going for a look. Jumping on the boat in the morning. It's 9 years since I raced there on a Manton 250. Looking forward to it. Sadly I don't have a lap...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,647 18-04-2008, 10:09 PM
    Thread: latest from Barry
Post: RE: latest from Barry

Well done lads. Couldn't resist posting that one, courtesy of Bill who gave me it for a quiz a while ago. A very early shot of a fine rider who went on to achieve great things on the TT course. ...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 3 10,530 18-04-2008, 10:00 PM
    Thread: Young Barry Wood
Post: RE: Young Barry Wood

Crack on yesser. Very welcome!
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,592 19-03-2008, 10:31 PM
    Thread: Manx GP newcomer
Post: RE: Manx GP newcomer

Cargo will PM you mate.
Barry Wood Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 5 8,972 19-03-2008, 09:34 PM
    Thread: 1978 TT
Post: RE: 1978 TT

Brilliant pictures Bill. Always enjoy seeing such gems. Thanks for posting them.
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 11 18,670 19-03-2008, 09:31 PM
    Thread: Young Barry Wood
Post: RE: Yong Barry Wood

Thanks for the big build-up Ian! Yes, I wrote that article when I was 14 years old and still a pupil at Douglas High School, although it was nothing to do with the school; I wrote it off my own bat. ...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,592 19-03-2008, 09:26 PM
    Thread: TT photo exhibition - potentially
Post: RE: TT photo exhibition - potentially

I'd better put three or four days aside then Bill, in order to enjoy the photos and for the inevitable discussion afterwards :D
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 7 10,260 01-03-2008, 04:52 PM
    Thread: Joey Dunlop fundraiser this weekend
Post: RE: Joey Dunlop fundraiser this weekend

I wonder if I can get an air guitar at the auction on Friday night to use on Saturday night? :D
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,915 27-02-2008, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Spectator Viewing 2008
Post: RE: Spectator Viewing 2008

Who is deemed to be the "landowner" here then Helen? The path is a public right of way. I know this because I erected the signposts when I worked for the D.O.T. :bok Surely the roadside hedge is th...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 29 38,915 27-02-2008, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Spectator Viewing 2008
Post: RE: Spectator Viewing 2008

I think I can also claim some knowledge of the chaos a crashing bike and debris can cause. I feel that your responses have gone slightly off what I was trying to highlight. I'm saying that the...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 29 38,915 27-02-2008, 12:32 PM
    Thread: Spectator Viewing 2008
Post: RE: Spectator Viewing 2008

YES WELL IF YOU WANT MY TUPPENCEWORTH, THIS INFORMATION SHOULD BE MADE AVAILABLE TO EVERYONE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. WHY DO I GET THE IMPRESSION THAT IT WILL BE ANNOUNCED TOO LATE FOR MANY PEOPLE TO CHA...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 29 38,915 26-02-2008, 08:44 PM
    Thread: Easy one
Post: RE: Easy one

He looks more and more like his Uncle Peter these days though!!
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 4 12,725 25-02-2008, 09:32 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: RE: who??

Come on then Baylon, where's my clue??
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 24-02-2008, 01:48 PM
    Thread: Steve Ferguson
Post: RE: Steve Ferguson

Hey Steve, give us a ring sometime. I have tried to call you several times and left a message. Very glad to hear such positive news.:App:App:App
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 57 91,818 24-02-2008, 11:59 AM
    Thread: pic from scruffy
Post: Last guess. Phil Reid.

Last guess. Phil Reid.
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 14 22,844 11-02-2008, 10:26 PM
    Thread: who??
Post: Alex McVicker :)

Alex McVicker :)
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 19 38,119 11-02-2008, 10:24 PM
    Thread: pic from scruffy
Post: or Ady McFarland even.. :?

or Ady McFarland even.. :?
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 14 22,844 10-02-2008, 10:46 PM
    Thread: pic from scruffy
Post: Looking at the riders face, it looks like Geoff Mc...

Looking at the riders face, it looks like Geoff McMullan, but he DID win a Manx so not him then............... Very good clue, but short of trawling through all my books I can't come up with a...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 14 22,844 10-02-2008, 10:45 PM
    Thread: QUIZ NIGHT 28TH FEB
Post: Baylon, if I didn't know better I could almost bel...

Baylon, if I didn't know better I could almost believe that it's a picture of you tipping it into Whitegates when you make your MGP debut some day soon :lol: :lol: :lol: Good luck with...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,910 10-02-2008, 07:03 PM
    Thread: quix pic 2 from scruffy
Post: I was there that day Brian, the first time I had e...

I was there that day Brian, the first time I had ever been to Dundrod to watch. I was at Quarries, the last right before the finish. Remember the race when Joey had to support Graeme Crosby on the wo...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 6 12,327 10-02-2008, 06:53 PM
    Thread: See anyone you know?
Post: Helen which one is Ian Hogg? I had a good race wi...

Helen which one is Ian Hogg? I had a good race with him at the Manx one year. If I remember rightly he crashed a T.B. Oliver TZ 350 at Quarry Bends early in MGP practice week about 10 years previous...
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 8 14,142 03-02-2008, 09:30 PM
    Thread: quix pic 2 from scruffy
Post: Charlie Williams on Formula 2 Mitsui Yamaha, Leath...

Charlie Williams on Formula 2 Mitsui Yamaha, Leathemstown Corner, Dundrod, UGP 1980 :wink: :wink:
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 6 12,327 03-02-2008, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Are we sure we want another circuit?
Post: Sorry Nick, although I try to keep up to date on t...

Sorry Nick, although I try to keep up to date on the postings on this, and other boards, I work all week for long hours and don't usually get the chance to catch up with things until I get a day off o...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 9 15,507 03-02-2008, 07:19 PM
    Thread: Annual Phil Hogg Auction
Post: I reckon these pics don't quite show me at my very...

I reckon these pics don't quite show me at my very best, but they DO tell a story :lol: Looking forward to the do Shaun, as usual. If anyone donates a set of fire-proof overalls, bring them alo...
Barry Wood TT Related Posts (Only) 33 47,171 03-02-2008, 05:58 PM
    Thread: One for Barry
Post: Tyrell Smith :?: :?: :?: :)

Tyrell Smith :?: :?: :?: :)
Barry Wood Quiz Questions 16 24,825 21-01-2008, 09:47 PM