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    Thread: Medical Services
Post: RE: Medical Services

This is only a paper exercise, Dr David Stevens has decided to retire from the position of Chief Medical Officer which he has carried out FOC for many years. The government have to offer contracts to...
Max Power General Discussion 5 10,305 02-08-2015, 03:30 PM
    Thread: Do you think we'll ever see Ducati back at the TT?
Post: RE: Do you think we'll ever see Ducati back at the...

(05-06-2015, 10:04 AM)desmophile Wrote: What amazes me is that they have signally failed to produce a 650 twin, that's a class they would be nailed on to win. Just another open goal they've failed ...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 19 31,848 06-06-2015, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

One thing is for sure, Michael Dunlop is not an asset to any team. He should buy his own bikes and run his own show and not have signed to race a brand new motorcycle.
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 95 254,808 04-06-2015, 10:58 AM
    Thread: "Safest" TT Rider
Post: RE: "Safest" TT Rider

It certainly wasn't me anyway!
Max Power General Discussion 26 56,691 24-05-2015, 04:04 PM
    Thread: maximum start number
Post: RE: maximum start number

These things have a life of their own, somebody came up with the bright idea of solo starting following Steve Henshaw and James Whitham coming together at Quarry Bends in 1989. This despite the fact t...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 16 26,849 26-04-2015, 10:59 PM
    Thread: Which manx solo rider will be on top this year?
Post: RE: Which manx solo rider will be on top this year...

I think that if Dan listens to Clive Padgett he will go far. Hopefully Clive will slow him down so that he can go quicker!
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 9 13,186 18-03-2015, 08:43 PM
    Thread: Riders that should have done the TT
Post: RE: Riders that should have done the TT

As Cregnybaa says, Ray McCullough would have been awesome around the Mountain Circuit, you have to ask how that would have affected our perception of Joey Dunlop? I think he may have had fewer wins fo...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 22 79,670 14-03-2015, 01:48 PM
    Thread: New Yamaha R1M
Post: RE: New Yamaha R1M

For Superstock you can change the fork internals so I assume that means that there will be cartridges available?
Max Power General Discussion 2 5,459 08-03-2015, 07:23 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his Isle of Man TT seat
Post: RE: Gary Johnson is left fuming as Martin nets his...

As a team owner said to me, there is more to riding for a team than winning races. Michael Dunlop is a winner also, but he's not on many team owner's shopping lists whom he has ridden for previously!
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 52 106,904 25-02-2015, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says branding expert
Post: RE: Taking TT global has ‘potential’, says brandin...

Whilst I believe that this was worth investigating, I am horrified to find that over £200,000 has been spent on 'consultants' when there are enough educated people on the island who, without an axe to...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 22 32,040 02-02-2015, 03:17 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superbike at TT 2015
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop to ride Milwaukee Yamaha Superb...

Also Phil Read on AJS, Yamaha, Honda and Suzuki, plus two 500cc World Titles on MV. Stanley Woods on Velocette, Norton, Moto Guzzi and Cotton.
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 50 107,028 26-01-2015, 07:52 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

(21-01-2015, 01:18 PM)BRADDAN OAK Wrote: I'm not sure about this, if the riders are being paid to take part in this series where is all the money going to come from?From the promoters, who will char...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 55 114,045 21-01-2015, 01:55 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

(21-01-2015, 11:28 AM)AntG Wrote: Well I'm of the opinion more road racing is a good thing BUT how many regular TT competitors will have the budget to compete in the southern hemisphere, a lot strug...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 55 114,045 21-01-2015, 12:03 PM
    Thread: TT World Series
Post: RE: TT World Series

(21-01-2015, 10:59 AM)c iom tt Wrote: The word 'privatisation' may be of some concern. Will the TT trophys remain the property of the Isle Of Man Goverment, or be transfered as an asset to the new ...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 55 114,045 21-01-2015, 12:00 PM
    Thread: Karl Harris Inquest findings.
Post: RE: Karl Harris Inquest findings.

I think everyone expressed their feelings at the time c iom tt, this just closed the book on the cause I suppose?
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 12 24,282 18-01-2015, 07:38 PM
    Thread: TT Grandstand scoreboard, doomed?
Post: RE: TT Grandstand scoreboard, doomed?

This would be one of those changes which would be the ruination of the TT and MGP. By all means make it safe for the people who operate the scoreboard but to throw away history and tradition, in many ...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 15 26,903 18-01-2015, 06:49 PM
    Thread: Karl Harris Inquest findings.
Post: RE: Karl Harris Inquest findings.

(18-01-2015, 02:26 PM)Splashdown Wrote: CIOMTT. I have read it, but find any comments I make will re-ignite the starting order debate. I'm biting my lip. No comment anyone makes will bring back Bomb...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 12 24,282 18-01-2015, 06:14 PM
    Thread: John Mcguinness on rotary Norton
Post: RE: John Mcguinness on rotary Norton

(11-01-2015, 07:02 PM)spannerman Wrote: (11-01-2015, 06:28 PM)scaramanga Wrote: (11-01-2015, 04:27 PM)Max Power Wrote: (06-01-2015, 09:39 PM)spannerman Wrote: Probably as I predicted on the da...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 11 23,448 12-01-2015, 12:54 AM
    Thread: John Mcguinness on rotary Norton
Post: RE: John Mcguinness on rotary Norton

(06-01-2015, 09:39 PM)spannerman Wrote: (06-01-2015, 09:21 PM)Ken37.73 Wrote: I thought it was the parade only. His column in PB says he got some exciting plans with Honda that he can't mention ye...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 11 23,448 11-01-2015, 04:27 PM
    Thread: Post Classic Regs
Post: RE: Post Classic Regs

The actual racing at the Classic TT is a boring procession punctuated by retirements. It is only the bikes which make it interesting! The MMCC were fighting a losing battle to run races within classi...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 59 115,030 07-01-2015, 05:07 PM
    Thread: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal
Post: RE: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal

(04-01-2015, 10:06 AM)eman1948 Wrote: So Suzuki it is to prove it`s the rider :icon_biggrin:Or the tyres? The Suzuki has been uncompetitive in all branches of Superbike racing. It's had its day and...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 74 240,763 07-01-2015, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Jump start
Post: RE: Jump start

I remember Phil Hogg starting at No2 with whoever his starting partner was, being flagged off too soon by Geoff Duke as I was waiting behind to start the 1988 Manx. caused a bit of a stir further back...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 14 24,200 24-12-2014, 12:28 AM
    Thread: TAS confirms BMW switch in 2015 with all-star line-up
Post: RE: TAS confirms BMW switch in 2015 with all-star ...

Michael allegedly wore a Kawasaki jacket to a huge BMW event held to celebrate his TT win. It apparently did not go down well with the BMW main board directors? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os6mU...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 9 16,430 17-12-2014, 07:31 PM
    Thread: Course improvements
Post: RE: Course improvements

A good analysis there Nick. I have often tried to imagine what impact modern tyres, suspension and brakes would have when combined with the changes to the course. The variable factor of course is the...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 39 129,685 13-12-2014, 04:19 PM
    Thread: Big rider transfer.
Post: RE: Big rider transfer.

Agreed, the fastest forgotten man all round!
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 49 114,911 12-12-2014, 03:28 PM
    Thread: PHILIP NEILL ANNOUNCES CHANGE OF DIRECTION FOR 2015
Post: RE: PHILIP NEILL ANNOUNCES CHANGE OF DIRECTION FOR...

They haven't officially announced BMW yet but it looks like someone knows something... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=os6mUa3FdOM
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 10 17,463 09-12-2014, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viable, says minister
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viabl...

It was reported that the average spend of MGP visitors was £750 per head, I think TT visitors stay for a shorter period and spend around £550 per head?
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 64 111,545 08-12-2014, 05:06 PM
    Thread: Ballig Bridge
Post: RE: Ballig Bridge

There was also a jump half way along the straight between Quarterbridge and Braddan Bridge which was caused by a tunnel under the road between the fields either side.
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 33 89,387 07-12-2014, 11:06 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viable, says minister
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viabl...

Yes, Dorna do support the teams financially providing they sign the riders they want to see in the series. If they have say a shortage of British talent, they can pressure a team to take a rider to bo...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 64 111,545 07-12-2014, 06:29 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viable, says minister
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viabl...

Something I posted on another forum... In MotoGP the host pay's a flat fee to Dorna, usually around £3m I believe. The local government usually supports the host company as they are bringing in visit...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 64 111,545 06-12-2014, 09:19 PM
    Thread: Official reason why iomtt.com closed the forum
Post: RE: Official reason why iomtt.com closed the forum

Quite honestly if you were a person looking to become involved with or visit the TT and you clicked the forum button to find the organisation being slagged off, you would begin to wonder why they allo...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 47 235,375 05-12-2014, 06:23 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viable, says minister
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viabl...

I think the idea is for teams and riders to benefit financially from the series and make their sponsorship deals more lucrative also. It opens up new sponsorship markets and opportunities, not just fo...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 64 111,545 05-12-2014, 06:18 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viable, says minister
Post: RE: Isle of Man TT world series plan remains viabl...

If it gets off the ground there will probably be a core of riders e.g. the top 25 TT riders signed up and they will tour a bit like MotoGP and WSBK, being paid for their participation and receiving tr...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 64 111,545 04-12-2014, 06:28 PM
    Thread: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 campaign
Post: RE: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 cam...

(30-11-2014, 07:48 PM)Rednine Wrote: Has any reason been given/offered as to Michael's actual reaon for looking elsewhere. I wouldn't have thought and would like to think he was not a cheque book ch...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 25 40,044 30-11-2014, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 campaign
Post: RE: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 cam...

Whatever he rides, I hope he does the manufacturer the courtesy of not wearing another manufacturer's jacket at official functions. He may keep his ride for a second year.
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 25 40,044 29-11-2014, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Quo drummer set to rock Isle of Man bike festival
Post: RE: Quo drummer set to rock Isle of Man bike festi...

He played with his band Diesel, with Rick Wakeman guesting at I think it was millionaire Noel Smurfitt's 50th Birthday party at the Lido? The whole island was invited and it was a great night. Mr Smur...
Max Power TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,004 27-11-2014, 06:07 PM