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    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

I have found a photograph of Joey and Brian Reid push starting the Junior TT of 1985. There is also a sign on the start line “Push Start”
Cashy General Discussion 12 8,280 02-02-2022, 06:55 PM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

Thanks Alfie I’ll look into it
Cashy General Discussion 12 8,280 31-01-2022, 11:19 PM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

I think my original question would be better divided into two categories. Firstly my original query and secondly which was the last TT race to be “push start”?
Cashy General Discussion 12 8,280 31-01-2022, 11:55 AM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

I don’t know the answer. It came up between my like-minded friends and I but we couldn’t come up with a definitive answer. I am aware of the extremely knowledgeable anoraks there are on this site and ...
Cashy General Discussion 12 8,280 31-01-2022, 01:22 AM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: Clutch starts

I am aware of course that the pure race bikes were push started but what was the first TT race to be started with a clutch or electric starter? Cashy
Cashy General Discussion 12 8,280 30-01-2022, 11:01 AM
    Thread: Geoff Johnson
Post: RE: Geoff Johnson

Thanks one and all. He certainly was a top rider. R.I.P. Geoff
Cashy General Discussion 10 12,375 16-07-2020, 10:02 AM
    Thread: Geoff Johnson
Post: Geoff Johnson

Friends and I were recently discussing Geoff Johnson and I seemed to remember that he passed away as a result of an illness. I have been unable to find any detail as to the cause and date of his passi...
Cashy General Discussion 10 12,375 15-07-2020, 04:40 PM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

I thought along these lines myself and remembered that land at Gorse Lea used to be a market garden too. Many thanks for your input
Cashy General Discussion 14 17,650 14-11-2018, 04:00 PM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: RE: Viewing spots

Further to the question of the location of Strawberry Garden on the TT Course I have read references to it in posts from members and on the 24/02/2008 Pitlane posted a quiz question “Where is/was Stra...
Cashy General Discussion 14 17,650 14-11-2018, 10:17 AM
    Thread: Viewing spots
Post: Viewing spots

I have recently joined this most excellent site and my thanks go to Malcolm for his hard work in administering it. It is a pleasure to read posts from like-minded people and genuine lovers of the raci...
Cashy General Discussion 14 17,650 13-11-2018, 11:55 AM