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    Thread: Hot tip
Post: RE: Hot tip

(28-05-2015, 07:27 PM)TTNeb Wrote: Hi Amsterdam Glsd to hear things are going well for you. 2015 must be our year! I also got a new job back in January, which is 1 reason why I can't get over this ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 13 24,250 30-05-2015, 09:46 PM
    Thread: Hot tip
Post: RE: Hot tip

(28-05-2015, 03:27 PM)Nev14 Wrote: Hi Amsterdam, Glad that things have worked out for you. I am sure you will be over again soon. I do indeed marshall at shall be on post for the full fortnight at ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 13 24,250 28-05-2015, 05:41 PM
    Thread: Hot tip
Post: RE: Hot tip

(27-05-2015, 09:09 PM)Nev14 Wrote: Welcome over to this forum Amsterdam, long time since we heard from you. Hope all is well and you are gainfully employed. You over this year? Hi Nev14! Yes it is ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 13 24,250 28-05-2015, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Hot tip
Post: RE: Hot tip

(27-05-2015, 09:40 AM)Steady the Edward Wrote: they were just there for me to road test Nev along with the numberplate soon taken off when it gets to the Island , .Gosh, how did that come about?...
Amsterdam General Discussion 13 24,250 27-05-2015, 08:47 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin: This will not be my last TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin: This will not be my last TT

Good news! Thought he must have read I could not be coming over this year, but no, upon reading the article, it was the cow dung that made him decide!! :-) Brilliant!
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 14 25,706 24-05-2015, 06:08 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin: ‘It’s the last time I’m doing the TT’
Post: RE: Guy Martin: ‘It’s the last time I’m doing the ...

Just heard it being read out on Energy FM news. Pity, though it is for him to decide. They start their item saying " c o u l d be his last year" Pity, for I won't be visiting this year...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 18 35,886 30-04-2015, 05:05 PM
    Thread: I dread to think
Post: RE: I dread to think

(15-03-2015, 12:27 AM)Steady the Edward Wrote: That's good news then must be a relief for you two back in work at last , well done .It is too. But... with unemployment, never fear, it's never for...
Amsterdam General Discussion 15 26,935 15-03-2015, 12:00 PM
    Thread: I dread to think
Post: RE: I dread to think

(14-03-2015, 05:31 PM)sticky Wrote: Well done Amsterdam - I just got one too.  Start Monday :icon_biggrin: Start Monday, yeah me too! Good luck ye!!!!
Amsterdam General Discussion 15 26,935 15-03-2015, 11:55 AM
    Thread: I dread to think
Post: RE: I dread to think

(14-03-2015, 02:58 PM)Malcolm Wrote: Wallabies on the Isle of Man [Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl...UNeC4cqSIA] Nice one, links through to other interesting historic short films....
Amsterdam General Discussion 15 26,935 14-03-2015, 03:30 PM
    Thread: Should be shown to every car driver
Post: RE: Should be shown to every car driver

(12-02-2015, 10:33 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: I like the ending when it goes on to emphasize the need for advanced training for riders as well, so not laying all the blame on the car drivers , we a...
Amsterdam General Discussion 5 9,779 13-02-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Should be shown to every car driver
Post: RE: Should be shown to every car driver

Definitely good to watch that. My son might obtain his car license end of the month. We are told on such lanes where there's no barriers in between like on A1, at uncoming traffic near side lanes to r...
Amsterdam General Discussion 5 9,779 12-02-2015, 06:24 PM
    Thread: Rhencullen.
Post: RE: Rhencullen.

Wow Silja, lots of snow. We had a few cms. and it's already gone. Had a thin layer of ice on some lakes, gone now too. Rally looks super, scenic too. Am reading Norwegian Aftenposten on-line from time...
Amsterdam General Discussion 4 14,741 09-02-2015, 09:33 AM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: RE: Electric bikes

(25-01-2015, 10:42 AM)Nasher Wrote: Yes, but that isn't always the case! Still... I dov my cap to you.
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 13,011 26-01-2015, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: RE: Electric bikes

(24-01-2015, 01:39 PM)Nasher Wrote: (23-01-2015, 05:43 PM)Amsterdam Wrote: Wow! you actually ride one! Yep, I was on ITV4's coverage of the 2014 TT - but if you blinked you would have missed it! ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 13,011 25-01-2015, 09:13 AM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: RE: Electric bikes

Wow! you actually ride one!
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 13,011 23-01-2015, 05:43 PM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: RE: Electric bikes

That is quite funny. No, it's not like the real thing, for a wee bit I thought would that be possible at all? It takes a bit of clicking through the add to find a sound sample and I'd say it is funny,...
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 13,011 22-01-2015, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Thread Deleted by Accident
Post: RE: Thread Deleted by Accident

(20-01-2015, 05:13 PM)Malcolm Wrote: To Everyone, While trying to edit the Thread on "Newcomers / Bucket List" visitors to the TT/MGP, I inadvertently deleted the whole thread. All I can say is th...
Amsterdam General Discussion 11 20,351 20-01-2015, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Just wanted to say 'hi'
Post: RE: Just wanted to say 'hi'

(20-01-2015, 02:17 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: Oh don't want a paid job Amsterdam,  but if any appreciating member feels inclined I will graciously accept a cup of tea at the Peel brakewater kiosk, ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 10 19,136 20-01-2015, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Just wanted to say 'hi'
Post: RE: Just wanted to say 'hi'

(20-01-2015, 12:00 AM)Steady the Edward Wrote: Dexter Anne and I are doing well Flags thanks hope you are keeping well , Dexter is saving a big sloppy x just for you , and like you am looking forwar...
Amsterdam General Discussion 10 19,136 20-01-2015, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

(14-01-2015, 07:42 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: I am sorry Kursaal but on this one you are only showing as an also ran , for I think that Dave has the edge on where you were coming from ,with the fro...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 14-01-2015, 08:44 PM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

(14-01-2015, 06:09 PM)Kursaal Flyer Wrote: (13-01-2015, 11:10 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: And for a bonas point where was that photo taken ?? . From the other side of the camera ! Funny Kursaal, ...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 14-01-2015, 06:51 PM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

Question Ed: that round corner shop window, is that the deserted tea/cake shop? It was deserted and empty in 2013. Would love to run that cake shop, just that there isn't the custom nowadays, that's w...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 14-01-2015, 06:00 PM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

I am smiles Ed! 2nd picture shows exactly what I thought of, I've driven down those roads out there a fair bit, taking the kids -and myself- to that pebbly beach. Liam loved throwing the pebbeles. I u...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 14-01-2015, 03:12 PM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

hmmm... not completely sure.... it's not Laxey is it? -that red building far right the woollen mill?-
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 14-01-2015, 01:25 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

Well Rednine, that's the bbc to you, once within their team, one can present practually anything... I sometimes have wondered, get some "new blood" ... but I think PH did a good job.
Amsterdam General Discussion 33 60,847 14-01-2015, 09:35 AM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

(13-01-2015, 09:34 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: Now there you have it Amsterdam my dear , for if we are friends or very unlikely related our new member has one over on me for I don't know who he is  ...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 13-01-2015, 09:59 PM
    Thread: Another newbie
Post: RE: Another newbie

(13-01-2015, 07:54 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: Well I don't know if it should be welcome or not Spike seeing as how you are picking on me from the off !! but hay ho !  go on wind me up these long co...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 27 41,941 13-01-2015, 08:53 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

Thank you Rennmax, watched during diner, quite entertaining and very interesting. Nicely edited, interwoven parts of old shots with new as JM and Paul go for a ride. Up until now I did not know who Jo...
Amsterdam General Discussion 33 60,847 13-01-2015, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Newbie saying hello
Post: RE: Newbie saying hello

Hello Newbie, Went in 2013 as well, was a good year, weather wise for the lookers on it was perfect. Not so sure the riders loved the heath...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,331 12-01-2015, 10:03 AM
    Thread: BBC to honour John Surtees in TV documentary
Post: RE: BBC to honour John Surtees in TV documentary

(09-01-2015, 10:05 AM)TTNeb Wrote: Thanks for highlighting this programme as my tv guide has something completely different listed for 9pm Sunday on BBC2 so I would have missed it. . Well, if both y...
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 16,108 09-01-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Je suis CHARLIE
Post: RE: Je suis CHARLIE

Well Luca, I'll share with you the moving words of the mayor of Rotterdam, who is of Moroccan decent and spoke at a commemorating gathering: Normalement je suis le maire de Rotterdam, mais aujourd'hui...
Amsterdam General Discussion 3 8,115 09-01-2015, 10:52 AM
    Thread: BBC to honour John Surtees in TV documentary
Post: RE: BBC to honour John Surtees in TV documentary

Quite interesting, although my Dutch TV guide says BBC 2 on Jan 11th at 22:00 (that's 21:00 local) broadcasts: Reinventing the ROyals. Documentary on tension between British royals and media... ?????
Amsterdam General Discussion 7 16,108 07-01-2015, 05:05 PM
    Thread: Tankslapper.
Post: RE: Tankslapper.

(06-01-2015, 05:32 PM)dommyman Wrote: (06-01-2015, 05:14 PM)Amsterdam Wrote: (06-01-2015, 02:38 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: It's basically the whole bike "going into one", very violently shaking side...
Amsterdam General Discussion 21 49,573 07-01-2015, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Alpine Starts airbag vest
Post: RE: Alpine Starts airbag vest

(06-01-2015, 11:18 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: I think it looks like a great bit of kit just wish I could afford it , wonder if the day we all have to wear it like we have  helmets , is just around ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 5 12,253 07-01-2015, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Tankslapper.
Post: RE: Tankslapper.

(06-01-2015, 06:06 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: The front number plate on a race bike .. at the front of the bike with a number on it ;o) ow right, I see... thought about registration number plate, us lot...
Amsterdam General Discussion 21 49,573 06-01-2015, 08:59 PM
    Thread: Tankslapper.
Post: RE: Tankslapper.

(06-01-2015, 02:38 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: It's basically the whole bike "going into one", very violently shaking side to side, lock to lock, front to back with the rider's legs and arms slapping the...
Amsterdam General Discussion 21 49,573 06-01-2015, 05:14 PM
    Thread: Alpine Starts airbag vest
Post: RE: Alpine Starts airbag vest

[quote='Nev14' pid='57119' dateline='1420534280'] Amsterdam it appears that article is on BBC Worldwide Service which is not available in UK. Ow really? Gosh, surprized to hear that. I read BBC world...
Amsterdam General Discussion 5 12,253 06-01-2015, 01:03 PM
    Thread: Alpine Starts airbag vest
Post: Alpine Starts airbag vest

http://www.bbc.com/autos/story/20150105-...irbag-vest
Amsterdam General Discussion 5 12,253 06-01-2015, 08:21 AM
    Thread: IOM GREEN LANES
Post: RE: IOM GREEN LANES

Thanks lads, gives me a fair idea. Out here some tracks would specify no motorbikes others are solely for horse riders, no combined lanes and not the kind and amount of footpaths UK and IOM have, with...
Amsterdam General Discussion 18 36,404 05-01-2015, 04:23 PM
    Thread: IOM GREEN LANES
Post: RE: IOM GREEN LANES

(04-01-2015, 04:41 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: There is one thing we have in the IOM that I wish we had over here and would make life a lot easier , the signage saying what is a green lane and what ...
Amsterdam General Discussion 18 36,404 04-01-2015, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Seasons greetings
Post: RE: Seasons greetings

Happy New Year to all! Safe riding, jobs for the jobless, lottery wins for us all... Going into Amsterdam to see the fireworks. Cheers!
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 45 70,112 31-12-2014, 08:01 PM
    Thread: Racing Legends
Post: RE: Racing Legends

Not only disappointing, also very late... 22:45 means would start 23:45 out here...
Amsterdam General Discussion 9 19,562 29-12-2014, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Seasons greetings
Post: RE: Seasons greetings

Merry Christmas to all, Nice one Silja, is that ice? (Just completed last batch of Santa Lucia buns, recipe Paul Hollywood, but said to be Swedish, worked out quite well) Sticky, hope we both find wo...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 45 70,112 24-12-2014, 06:21 PM
    Thread: Rachael Clegg's Milestone TT Calendar
Post: RE: Rachael Clegg's Milestone TT Calendar

(19-12-2014, 09:48 PM)c iom tt Wrote: I wonder what the picture would be for one month if the was a place called 'Mooning Bends' on the TT course?:icon_eek: :icon_lol: :blush: :censored: Where is Si...
Amsterdam General Discussion 2 8,044 19-12-2014, 10:12 PM
    Thread: Sanitized
Post: RE: Sanitized

(19-12-2014, 12:06 AM)Hammy Wrote: Athough I originally welcomed a new TT forum after the old forum closed down I am now disenchanted with this forum. There is no longer any "banter" , immediately t...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 89 184,237 19-12-2014, 05:29 PM
    Thread: Slade to perform in island during the TT
Post: RE: Slade to perform in island during the TT

Now that will be a good gig to go and watch. Shame Holder not performing any longer!
Amsterdam General Discussion 3 8,439 18-12-2014, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Fairy Bridge
Post: RE: Fairy Bridge

Well TTNeb, that one is quite poetic in itself: traditions can start at any time - they do not have to be old. Indeed that is so, they will come into being at one time and later on be a tradition. Nic...
Amsterdam General Discussion 32 59,861 17-12-2014, 10:01 PM
    Thread: Fairy Bridge
Post: RE: Fairy Bridge

(16-12-2014, 06:01 PM)dommyman Wrote: (15-12-2014, 05:19 PM)Amsterdam Wrote: (15-12-2014, 04:30 PM)cpt_pants Wrote: Discussing,  just like taking flowers from a grave! Bear in mind, it's not the...
Amsterdam General Discussion 32 59,861 16-12-2014, 09:01 PM
    Thread: Fairy Bridge
Post: RE: Fairy Bridge

(15-12-2014, 08:00 PM)cpt_pants Wrote: (15-12-2014, 05:19 PM)Amsterdam Wrote: (15-12-2014, 04:30 PM)cpt_pants Wrote: Discussing,  just like taking flowers from a grave! Bear in mind, it's not th...
Amsterdam General Discussion 32 59,861 15-12-2014, 10:18 PM
    Thread: TT Boycott
Post: RE: TT Boycott

(15-12-2014, 08:29 PM)ooobaby Wrote: (15-12-2014, 11:37 AM)Amsterdam Wrote: Poetic qualities Will: "the average hedge anorak"  quite like that! Had to look that one up on-line as it wasn't in my d...
Amsterdam TT Related Posts (Only) 16 32,162 15-12-2014, 10:13 PM