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    Thread: Barry Symmons has passed away, after a short illness
Post: RE: Barry Symmons has passed away, after a short i...

(06-03-2024, 08:37 AM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: The former boss of JPS Norton & Honda Britain has passed away, aged 79, R.I.P. https://www.newsletter.co.uk/sport/motor...ed-4544141 I met Barry...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 521 07-03-2024, 08:56 PM
    Thread: Oulton Park
Post: RE: Oulton Park

(12-01-2024, 03:13 PM)Revvin rich Wrote: As far as I can see there will only be 5 bike meetings at Oulton this year which is poor. The hire fees and falling rider numbers make it uneconomical for cl...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 1,398 14-01-2024, 03:08 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023
Post: RE: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023

(25-05-2023, 08:10 AM)c iom tt Wrote: Came off with a lot of other riders on antifreeze that had been dropped by a previous competitor?I remember back in the day, six 125's down at Cascades, Oulton ...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 3 2,471 25-05-2023, 04:08 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

(12-05-2023, 04:27 PM)ian333 Wrote: Not sure what answer you are looking for here. What always seems to be lost when situations like these arise is this - we are all in this together. We all want ro...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 9,438 12-05-2023, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Dunlop tyres.
Post: RE: Dunlop tyres.

(05-06-2022, 02:31 PM)scaramanga Wrote: It was said in pits hickmans looked OK Is it a compound issue or just poor quality controller at factory.  1 thing for sue it don't do the confidence much go...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 17 25,866 06-06-2022, 08:30 PM
    Thread: Work ongoing to attract marshals to TT 2022
Post: RE: Work ongoing to attract marshals to TT 2022

The scary thing is, and no offence to all involved, what is the average age of marshals these days. It is becoming obvious and a concern at many race meetings there are very few younger marshals joini...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,057 13-05-2021, 03:27 PM
    Thread: Easter Match Races
Post: RE: Easter Match Races

(02-04-2021, 12:22 PM)bsa499 Wrote: How strange it is to spend a second Easter in lockdown, albeit with somewhat reduced restrictions. I recall Easter being, essentially, the start of the UK motorcy...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 4,784 04-04-2021, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

That looks like Aberscare to me!
Owl Man ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 556,851 15-12-2020, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

(06-11-2020, 12:36 AM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: I don't have a program, some riders I know, others i'm working off machine, plate colour and sponsor... 27 I think is Andy Jackson on a NSF250, newcomers pr...
Owl Man ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 556,851 06-11-2020, 05:23 PM
    Thread: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2021
Post: RE: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2...

I think it is becoming more obvious that there won't be a TT in 2021. I don't think BSB are trying to undermine the TT, as with other organisations and clubs they are looking at a later start to the s...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 9 9,772 31-10-2020, 11:44 AM
    Thread: BACK TO BSB FOR HICKY AFTER ENDURANCE EXPERIENCE
Post: RE: BACK TO BSB FOR HICKY AFTER ENDURANCE EXPERIEN...

No self isolation after returning from France?
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,728 03-09-2020, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Pre TT Classic - 2020 – What Might Have Been!
Post: RE: Pre TT Classic - 2020 – What Might Have Been!

I had to chuckle to my self at some of the names who hadn't entered at the time of writing, some I would have expected to be in that situation. Old habits die hard :icon_biggrin:
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 1 2,850 03-06-2020, 08:42 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

I used live timing for the first time last night and although I class myself as a bit of a technophobe, I soon got the hang of it. I found that being able to see all the sectors on the one page a big ...
Owl Man General Discussion 54 76,580 29-05-2019, 04:56 PM
    Thread: Mike Hailwood - 38 years ago
Post: RE: Mike Hailwood - 38 years ago

(23-03-2019, 09:22 PM)Rednine Wrote: An avoidable careless accident in which Mike and his children were complete innocent parties. What a terrible waste, will never forget my shock and disbelief on ...
Owl Man General Discussion 2 5,192 23-03-2019, 10:07 PM
    Thread: Abrupt End for Hillier During IOM TT Senior Race
Post: RE: Abrupt End for Hillier During IOM TT Senior Ra...

Exactly...confusion. I felt for the loan flag marshal watching the actions at the next point. In saying that 'if in doubt hang it out' flag that is. He does seem to go for a radio at some stage, why w...
Owl Man Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 6 2,760 11-06-2018, 11:13 PM
    Thread: Abrupt End for Hillier During IOM TT Senior Race
Post: RE: Abrupt End for Hillier During IOM TT Senior Ra...

Have a look again on Youtube 'Barregarrow Incident' draw your own conclusions, I will hold mine at the moment! :icon_frown: :dodgy: :huh: :icon_exclaim:
Owl Man Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 6 2,760 09-06-2018, 09:30 PM
    Thread: Northern Ireland set to host World Superbike round as early as 2019
Post: RE: Northern Ireland set to host World Superbike r...

I sincerely hope this doesn't go the same way as the Circuit of Wales. I think the 2019 time scale is a bit ambitious too. One thing I did pick up on looking at the artist impression, where is the com...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 3,275 02-02-2018, 09:01 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness came off his bike and was taken to hospital.
Post: RE: John McGuinness came off his bike and was take...

I think Guy mentioned trying to use the kerb/pavement and wall as a burm to try and slow down, hitting the kerb was after hitting false neautral. Never seen him so shuck up even after his big off at t...
Owl Man 2017 North West Postings 51 21,830 05-06-2017, 02:38 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

(29-05-2017, 02:32 PM)sticky Wrote: he seems to have it a dim view of one particular Pre-TT Classic competitor.  I wonder what 'effin' Owen's real Christian name is?Rider is Hefyn Owen from Anglesey...
Owl Man General Discussion 48 112,515 29-05-2017, 04:46 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing
Post: RE: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing

(25-05-2017, 03:14 PM)cookie77 Wrote: As far as im aware Lee was never riding the new fireblade, Jackson Racing were running the 2017 WSB spec machine. Lot of noises that he had issues with Josh Br...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 13 30,945 26-05-2017, 07:54 PM
    Thread: 4 disqualified in mondays race
Post: RE: 4 disqualified in mondays race

Looks like James has a different view of things! http://www.bikesportnews.com/news/news-d...tt-debacle
Owl Man Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 36 60,646 31-08-2016, 08:23 PM
    Thread: 4 disqualified in mondays race
Post: RE: 4 disqualified in mondays race

(31-08-2016, 05:35 PM)Malcolm Wrote: Horst Saiger post on Facebook My Statement It's not funny to be disqualified and there are a lot of rumors, so I feel I need to say how I see the whole thing.....
Owl Man Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 36 60,646 31-08-2016, 08:22 PM
  Rolleyes Thread: 4 disqualified in mondays race
Post: RE: 4 disqualified in mondays race

Doubt this will be the last we here about this. Sounds like a miss interpritation of parts that can't be used, or at least I hope so. If it is about engine internals don't see how the riders can be he...
Owl Man Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 36 60,646 30-08-2016, 08:45 PM
    Thread: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SPEED RECORD ATTEMPT WITH GUY MARTIN
Post: RE: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES CONFIRMS NEW WORLD LAND SP...

All that techno stuff an it still has 'gaffa' tape on it, lol! :crossfingers:
Owl Man General Discussion 13 22,020 05-08-2016, 09:06 PM
    Thread: Thursday Practice and Race Day - Reports & Results
Post: RE: Thursday Practice and Race Day - Reports & Res...

He is there Dave, 9th SBK, 11th S/Stock, 8th S/Sport.
Owl Man 2016 North West Postings 11 3,626 12-05-2016, 09:16 PM
    Thread: motors tv
Post: RE: motors tv

I retuned my smart TV and it is back on Feeview at 240, watched some of Mexico Rally last night. Happy days!
Owl Man General Discussion 11 20,458 06-03-2016, 12:51 PM
    Thread: Guy talks about his new book: ‘When You Dead, You Dead.’
Post: RE: Guy talks about his new book: ‘When You Dead, ...

I got Guy's book for Christmas and couldn't put it down until I had finished it. A very interesting read even if as it seems he is trying to put the records straight on some of his actions. Hopefully ...
Owl Man General Discussion 7 13,947 01-01-2016, 10:41 PM
    Thread: is Bruce still asleep?
Post: RE: is Bruce still asleep?

I think he woke up, but the delay ment he could have a lie in!!! Pity about the second pit stop, was amazing following the live timeing on that last lap. Cracking race even if I could only listen to i...
Owl Man Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 14 34,194 31-08-2015, 07:52 PM
    Thread: BSB on Quest TV Sunday
Post: BSB on Quest TV Sunday

B.S.B. Live on Quest t.v.  chanel 37 Freeview Sunday 12ish to 6ish
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 4,593 18-07-2015, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Selfie Sticks
Post: RE: Selfie Sticks

(02-07-2015, 05:50 PM)modulaire Wrote: Banning the sticks is a good idea. The spectators are already close enough to the riders in certain sections like Hillberry. And this video of Conor Cummins ...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 11 20,662 02-07-2015, 09:46 PM
  Rolleyes Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

Absolutely disgusting behaviour I witnessed on the seafront at New Brighton, Wallasey, this afternoon! There was a man and a woman there having an almighty argument in front of a load of kids who wer...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 51 105,004 25-06-2015, 08:49 PM
    Thread: Site Registrations
Post: RE: Site Registrations

(19-06-2015, 05:45 PM)ericcane Wrote: Hi Malcolm,I can't for a minute begin to imagine the amount of hassle you've had to put up with and totally respect the reasons behind your decision. For people...
Owl Man ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 30 62,726 19-06-2015, 09:13 PM
    Thread: GUY MARTIN - Winning?
Post: RE: GUY MARTIN - Winning?

(17-06-2015, 02:15 AM)wsn03 Wrote: (16-06-2015, 08:33 PM)badlyoverdrawnboy Wrote: Don't get me wrong its all ifs and maybees but its just that lack of killer instinct,  all very sporting but you k...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 12 24,944 17-06-2015, 10:44 PM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

So sorry it has come to this. I will miss my daily vist to this site. I don't blame you for your actions Malcolm you shouldn't have to face any form of abuse. I hope you catch the *******'s Goodbye al...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 90 149,404 17-06-2015, 10:26 PM
    Thread: Wednesday 10th - TT Zero Race + Report & Results
Post: RE: Wednesday 10th - TT Zero Race + Report & Resul...

Result sheet states 6 laps!!!!  Sorry Total laps 6!!
Owl Man Race Week 4 2,745 10-06-2015, 08:37 PM
    Thread: TT spectator arrested after disturbance
Post: RE: TT spectator arrested after disturbance

(08-06-2015, 03:07 PM)kestrel Wrote: Just read that the spectator arrested yesterday has been sentenced to 8 weeks in prison. Good enough for him and I sincerely hope that this sentence sends out a ...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 38 94,653 08-06-2015, 07:07 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson
Post: RE: Gary Johnson

(07-06-2015, 07:35 PM)Sam Pato Wrote: Probably feeling a bit better now he's found out that he got a top 6 all the same. Report says there were two incidents at Guthries - wonder if there was any c...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 22 38,395 07-06-2015, 07:45 PM
    Thread: What Bikes Used to Sound Like
Post: RE: What Bikes Used to Sound Like

 For lovers of the Honda 6 this link is amazing http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7d3hdDgFMrQ it's  bit long and in Japanese but just for the sounds at the begining is worth a look. It shows a complete s...
Owl Man General Discussion 6 12,698 09-04-2015, 09:52 PM
    Thread: UK approves primary legislation for closed-road motorsport
Post: RE: UK approves primary legislation for closed-roa...

Just to back up my earlier comment about any club being able to or wanting to run a Road Race. Have you seen New Brighton Prom recently?  It would need a complete resurface and I can't see that happen...
Owl Man General Discussion 7 11,686 07-04-2015, 09:11 PM
    Thread: UK approves primary legislation for closed-road motorsport
Post: RE: UK approves primary legislation for closed-roa...

Seem to remember this conversation on the "other side". I think it's just for the elecky cars and possibly a few sprints. With due respect can't see any bike club wanting to or able to run a closed ro...
Owl Man General Discussion 7 11,686 01-04-2015, 09:11 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin to race SSP at Donington next weekend
Post: RE: Guy Martin to race SSP at Donington next weeke...

Must have made it up with Stuart Higgs!!! [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/forums/images/s.../nono2.gif]
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 8,083 28-03-2015, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Road Racing 2014
Post: RE: Road Racing 2014

(06-03-2015, 09:28 PM)sticky Wrote: Thurday night at Sulby Bridge - most of the people in this post seem to be called 'Owen'! Bob Owen leading Meredydd Owen [Image: http://i271.photobucket.com/alb...
Owl Man ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 46 92,314 06-03-2015, 09:47 PM
    Thread: TYCO BMW TEAM DECLARE TT RACES AMBITIONS AT HISTORIC HOUSE TEAM LAUNCH
Post: RE: TYCO BMW TEAM DECLARE TT RACES AMBITIONS AT HI...

Got Metzeler on the fairings!
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,845 26-02-2015, 10:05 PM
    Thread: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGETTS MOTORCYCLES FOR SUPERSPORT TT
Post: RE: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGE...

Have I missed something who is McPint riding for in smaller classes?
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,470 12-02-2015, 10:02 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

My sentiments entierley "V Twin" have quoted the same feat many times. Film of the Mallory race was thought to have been lost/destroyed years ago but you can view it on Youtube try this link  https://...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 23 46,236 27-01-2015, 09:10 PM
    Thread: Philip Island Classic Results Link
Post: RE: Philip Island Classic Results Link

Just used link from Malcolm. Go to results race 4 "All" scroll down and you will find UK won!!!! Uk 617, Aus 575, USA 445, NZ 347. Top three rders Ryan Farquhar, Connor Cummins, Jeremy McWilliams. Wel...
Owl Man Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 5,290 25-01-2015, 09:13 PM
    Thread: mike hailwood
Post: RE: mike hailwood

Hi Ian, simple answer, no we will never see the likes of Mike again, mainly because GP's are so different now, riders only ride in one class not two, three or even four on the same day. One could argu...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 23 46,236 24-01-2015, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

(14-01-2015, 05:12 PM)ian charlton Wrote: 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...
Owl Man General Discussion 33 59,233 14-01-2015, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Mike Hailwood.
Post: RE: Mike Hailwood.

(14-12-2014, 11:59 PM)spannerman Wrote: (14-12-2014, 10:38 PM)Owl Man Wrote: Tom, thanks for reminding me of that race at Oultin Park, 1967 I think. I was watching from the Hill Top area on my fir...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 16 29,081 15-12-2014, 09:21 PM
    Thread: Mike Hailwood.
Post: RE: Mike Hailwood.

Tom, thanks for reminding me of that race at Oultin Park, 1967 I think. I was watching from the Hill Top area on my first visit to Oulton Park having arrived on the Crossville special bus service from...
Owl Man TT Related Posts (Only) 16 29,081 14-12-2014, 10:38 PM