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    Thread: TT documentary name please? Approx 1980
Post: TT documentary name please? Approx 1980

Hello everyone  On the old TT forums someone put a link up to an excellent TT documentary that included spectator interviews with retired Peter Williams and Mike Hailwood, the former saying it shouldn...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 2,096 10-08-2023, 12:05 AM
    Thread: TV coverage?
Post: RE: TV coverage?

Thanks for the replies guys, I'll keep an eye out on Eurosport early August then. Cheers
wsn03 Southern 100 Meetings - 2015 6 4,476 09-07-2015, 01:51 PM
    Thread: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FINAL DAY OF NEW SCHEDULE FOR TT 2016
Post: RE: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FI...

I like the idea. Sidecars are a major part of the TT
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 23,523 09-07-2015, 10:45 AM
    Thread: TV coverage?
Post: TV coverage?

Anyone know when and which channel is showing coverage? I need to avoid any news of this event until it's on. Thanks
wsn03 Southern 100 Meetings - 2015 6 4,476 03-07-2015, 09:41 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

The Irish races aren't well financed, some have suffered cacnellations because of money. The UGP I heard was rescued by sponorship from Lidls in recent times. I know the band is effectively a volunta...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 37,557 28-06-2015, 04:53 PM
    Thread: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?
Post: RE: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?

I forgot. ...Andy McGladdery
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 86,212 28-06-2015, 04:48 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

If it were to happen would be interesting to see what machinery might appear
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 27,447 28-06-2015, 04:46 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

(27-06-2015, 03:37 PM)imort Wrote: I am sure last year i had to pay £25 at Ulster GP for program and paddock pass... 1st time i have been, so will be prepared next time and wont bother. They rely on...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 37,557 27-06-2015, 11:20 PM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

Understood....I think it's great that a newcomer takesxhis tome to safely learn it, there shouldn't be any expectations on them.
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 27-06-2015, 11:26 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

Who said Robbin Harms was rubbish? Not read that on here.
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 26-06-2015, 10:44 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

I seem to recall it was in the 90s....can't remember what year, might have been 94, if not  96 or 97.
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 37,557 26-06-2015, 06:31 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

That's right ciomtt, I remember it. The bad thing about paddocks being open is theft, I've walked past even top teams awnings where valuables could have been pinched, don't know what the score is now ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 37,557 26-06-2015, 03:25 PM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

I'm a bit surprised to see the times of some of these TT newcomers, especially in relation to their positions in the MGP newcomers races - I really would have thought they might have been higher up th...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 26-06-2015, 03:21 PM
    Thread: I shouldn't ask but
Post: RE: I shouldn't ask but

Love or loathe them, Subarus aren't put on for any fans benefit........... they are put on because they are paying the bills......... personally I don't care what they do as long as they keep sponsori...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 23 41,139 26-06-2015, 11:26 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

What a piece of analysis!!! Thank you, very very interesting, and not what I was expecting. I thought the domination of the TT newcomers would have been much higher when pitched against the MGP speeds...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 26-06-2015, 11:23 AM
    Thread: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?
Post: RE: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?

Cap Davies was a dead cert winner and was robbed - I don't believe McCallan would have caught him. Pat Hennan - one more year he'd have been on the top step.
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 86,212 26-06-2015, 11:20 AM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

(25-06-2015, 02:13 PM)Yamanx Wrote: I remember Hondas 50th anniversary being quite a big deal on the island, 1999? They put a lot of effort into the whole event (Apart from Suzuki stealing the adver...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 27,447 25-06-2015, 03:03 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

(20-06-2015, 09:56 AM)Ackerman Wrote: 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...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 27,447 25-06-2015, 01:33 PM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: RE: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MG...

(25-06-2015, 12:55 PM)Kursaal Flyer Wrote: A super sport 600 would be legal for a Manx Newcomer in class A where a large % of the bikes are 600 's . I am assuming this is how the question was intend...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 25-06-2015, 12:58 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

While people are having a little moan about the commentators, my opinion is they do a top job, enjoy listening to all of them. My minor erk however is the constant reference to "the fastest ever newco...
wsn03 General Discussion 203 380,613 25-06-2015, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(25-06-2015, 11:12 AM)taxman Wrote: get a room :icon_biggrin:Have yyou seen ciomtt !!! :icon_eek:  Lol ps sorry I hit the report button by mistake...too close for my clumsy fingers. That said....
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 25-06-2015, 11:57 AM
    Thread: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - hypothetical question
Post: TT Newcomers - their finish position in the MGP - ...

With some lightening fast newcomers in the last 2 years, does anyone know if their Supersport lap times might have put them on the top step at the same years MGP? I'm saying Supersport because that is...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 19 64,721 25-06-2015, 08:48 AM
    Thread: McPint
Post: RE: McPint

I reckon he carries them around in their own wheel barrow !
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 7,400 24-06-2015, 07:10 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

Thanks Malcolm....understood. No animosity on either side. ....will avoid capitals and bold
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 24-06-2015, 06:35 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

Sorry Malcolm, CIOMTT and I often have debates because we have different opinions - we'll refrain them spilling over. They might look like arguments but they aren't- our debates have spilled to pms, m...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 24-06-2015, 03:12 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(24-06-2015, 12:14 PM)STEVEVTR Wrote: I would like to see a classic race added as well, also the numbering system should go back to the old way, its probably why people dont buy the programe anymore...
wsn03 General Discussion 203 380,613 24-06-2015, 03:09 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(24-06-2015, 02:29 PM)smokey125 Wrote:  Yes it’s massively safer in the pits with the speed limit. I’ve done pit stops from both sides with both systems and all I can say about the stop box is it wa...
wsn03 General Discussion 203 380,613 24-06-2015, 03:05 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

+1 on the Senior having anything in it....not sure what if anything else would be available through
wsn03 General Discussion 203 380,613 24-06-2015, 02:04 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 04:52 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: you missed the boat there Will lol . Tell me about it..... easy job. I'd have tossed a coin. No accountability afterwards, I'd have been larfin all ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 05:16 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 04:22 PM)c iom tt Wrote: They cant need the money that badly if they can blow £600k on collecting info on something that the could have gotten with a few thousand questioners put on the...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 04:28 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(23-06-2015, 02:29 PM)Splashdown Wrote: What about giving the new member a choice? Rob Vine Fund, Phil Hogg Fund, Manx Grand Prix Helicopter, TT Riders Association, Marshals Association, TT Supporte...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 92,789 23-06-2015, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 04:11 PM)c iom tt Wrote: So what is the National Regatta like and is there any bad behaviour? It's great, its absolutely awash with clunge. Sorry wrong forum...... err..... I don't know...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

I used to be a Sea Cadet xxx Bet that event doesn't bring in as many people, as much sponsorship, or as much media revenue as the TT does. We're forgetting something, the government needs the money, ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 04:08 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(23-06-2015, 02:41 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: Malcolm has said he does not want to go down the payment route  , but to me if he was to go there then the first thing that should be looked at would b...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 92,789 23-06-2015, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then

(23-06-2015, 03:13 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: I thought the weather for race week was fairly good myself. Hope yer wind problem has settled down now you have gone home, probably put it down to a bad pint. I o...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 59,052 23-06-2015, 03:45 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 03:27 PM)c iom tt Wrote: A few things. 1 I never said I did. 2 Bizzare recollection????? It was a FACT. I used to supply and maintain the AV equipment for the Lido and Toffs/Palace from...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 03:37 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

My opinion: If Hutchy hadn't injured himself I think he'd be on his way to challenging JM for his high tally of wins by now, certainly in the mid teens by now perhaps? That said, if MD hadn't injure...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 31 90,653 23-06-2015, 03:00 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 02:15 PM)c iom tt Wrote: wsn03  Were has anyone specifically posted that the DED have sat down and decided to attract trouble to the island?This is what I was replying to reference the ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 02:53 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then

I'm not sure where the "glorious weather" was - aside from Senior Race Day I found myself on a cold Island, with a lot of wind, cold in the shade, and being burnt when the sun broke through - I felt v...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 14 59,052 23-06-2015, 02:42 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 01:17 PM)taxman Wrote: Fair points that WSN - good post. I'm from Ramsey and was out and about all over TT week and the only bad behavior I saw was a local youth hurling abuse at the k...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 01:37 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(22-06-2015, 12:16 PM)HammerHead Wrote: None of us knows Malcolm's personal circumstances and he may simply not want the income from people paying or the extra responsibility that running a paid ser...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 92,789 23-06-2015, 01:16 PM
    Thread: I'm glad this didn't happen in TT fortnight . . .
Post: RE: I'm glad this didn't happen in TT fortnight . ...

(22-06-2015, 10:06 AM)Dougboy Wrote: I think we were closer than most people realise to losing the Mannanan sailings on the middle Saturday due to the weather. That could have had a knock-on effect ...
wsn03 General Discussion 6 26,363 23-06-2015, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 12:18 PM)imort Wrote: I think the kids/teens/twenty somethings in my area of Manchester are terrible ,until i think back to what i used to get up to :icon_eek: You've probably hit the n...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(23-06-2015, 10:36 AM)c iom tt Wrote: I was also there the year that someone rode there bike into the lobby of Toffs nightclub, and done a burnout on the carpet, setting of the fire alarm causing a ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 23-06-2015, 11:35 AM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

I could smell wacky backy on Sulby straight, not experienced that before......... by the same token sat listening to the marshal chatting to a pair of newbies, a very quiet, well mannered middle aged ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 106,598 22-06-2015, 11:27 AM
    Thread: How long have we got?
Post: RE: How long have we got?

Fantastic! Thanks Malcolm
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 34 63,203 19-06-2015, 09:53 PM
    Thread: How long have we got?
Post: RE: How long have we got?

(18-06-2015, 09:02 PM)Westers Wrote: Phew, that's good - I thought it might have been only me as I did have a post where I broke a few rules (not intentionally, I hasten to add - it was just the way...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 34 63,203 19-06-2015, 04:38 PM
    Thread: TT on foot
Post: RE: TT on foot

I use a car over there because I have so much running around to do - I want to watch the races, but I have to visit all my friends etc (I grew up there so I have a lot to visit). If I was just going ...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 13 25,157 19-06-2015, 12:34 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(19-06-2015, 10:47 AM)AOMR Racing Wrote: Pay a fee and complete a user agreement, no problems with using my real name. It's done on some other forums shouldnt be an issue on here. Ken Davis Isle o...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 92,789 19-06-2015, 10:57 AM
    Thread: Wayne Lockey
Post: RE: Wayne Lockey

Unbelievable. With a broken gear in there I wouldn't have ridden it anywhere, let alone for a lap and a half at race speed......seriously brave with a hint of insanity. To finish in the top 10 after a...
wsn03 TT Related Posts (Only) 16 28,184 19-06-2015, 09:46 AM