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    Thread: Single bed/room required for TT 2020 (!)
Post: RE: Single bed/room required for TT 2020 (!)

Thanks for looking, but I don't need any accommodation now.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 1 3,371 02-11-2019, 03:09 PM
    Thread: Is TT sustainable
Post: RE: Is TT sustainable

The weather will always play it's part: but the last 2 days have confirmed why it's still the greatest motorcycle event on Earth. 'Nuff said.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 45 16,686 07-06-2019, 10:19 PM
    Thread: HARRISON WINS DRAMATIC DUNLOP SENIOR TT RACE
Post: RE: HARRISON WINS DRAMATIC DUNLOP SENIOR TT RACE

I'm absolutely thrilled for Deano & the Silicone' Racing Team. He's been my favourite road racer for a few years now: and it's great to see him bagging the big one on the ZX10. I thought Hicky had...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 2 1,338 07-06-2019, 02:41 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD

Sad news indeed. I heard Chris Kinley having a few words with Daley before they set off this morning: and he (Daley) was cheerful & looking forward to finally getting down to some racing. My sin...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 2,473 03-06-2019, 05:01 PM
    Thread: Superbike TT
Post: Superbike TT

It's been red-flagged - with the leading riders on their 3rd lap (of 4). Incident at Snugborough. Keeping everything crossed for a positive outcome, obviously.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 2,349 03-06-2019, 12:11 PM
    Thread: Weather could mean four race days in a row next week
Post: RE: Weather could mean four race days in a row nex...

So Saturday's practice/qualifying day also falls foul of the weather. Let's all hope & pray tomorrow's planned early afternoon session manages to see competitors finally get out for some much-ne...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 14 4,979 01-06-2019, 04:20 PM
    Thread: Weather could mean four race days in a row next week
Post: RE: Weather could mean four race days in a row nex...

Another day - & yet more foggy, rainy nonsense! I've been having a gander on the webcams since 9am: and the weather seems to be deteriorating further still. I'm starting to wonder if it's ever goi...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 14 4,979 01-06-2019, 12:59 PM
    Thread: Single bed/room required for TT 2020 (!)
Post: Single bed/room required for TT 2020 (!)

I know it's a tad early, but I've booked my ferry tickets for next year and would love to have the security of somewhere to stay when I'm over (other than a tent!). I'll be on my own with my motorcycl...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 1 3,371 30-05-2019, 09:45 PM
    Thread: Weather could mean four race days in a row next week
Post: RE: Weather could mean four race days in a row nex...

Hi there folks, I hope everybody's well. I really feel for the riders, organisers & fans alike at the mo'. It's frustrating enough waiting for the weather to improve from afar: so it'll be a damn...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 14 4,979 30-05-2019, 08:42 PM
    Thread: Fabrice Miguet
Post: RE: Fabrice Miguet

Yet another sad loss in a season of great high's and desperate lows. I'm sure Fabrice will be greatly missed by his family, friends and fellow racers in the paddock: and he'll be remembered with affec...
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 5 7,131 13-08-2018, 07:53 PM
    Thread: Fabrice Miguet
Post: Fabrice Miguet

I've just seen the following update regarding the condition of Fabrice - who was involved in a serious incident yesterday during the Superstock race at the UGP. Unfortunately, it's not the news that a...
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 5 7,131 12-08-2018, 12:13 PM
    Thread: S100 - Injured Riders Updates
Post: RE: S100 - Injured Riders Updates

(13-07-2018, 09:12 PM)zedex9 Wrote: Good news on James and Mikey. Here's hoping for full and speedy recoveries for Ivan and Brian Absolutely. It's heartening to hear some positive developments aft...
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 18 24,015 13-07-2018, 09:31 PM
    Thread: Deleted Jamie Cowton Thread
Post: RE: Deleted Jamie Cowton Thread

(13-07-2018, 01:24 PM)c iom tt Wrote: I didnt read any of the offending posts, but I am surprised that anyone on here would. In all the dross that is posted on-line, this is one place where sanity s...
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 4 6,649 13-07-2018, 01:59 PM
    Thread: Jamie Cowton Tragically Killed at S100
Post: RE: Jamie Cowton Tragically Killed at S100

I echo those sentiments, Malcolm. My sincere condolences to James's partner; the Cowton family; and the many friends and supporters that he has now sadly left behind. May James rest peacefully.
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 6 8,469 13-07-2018, 01:13 PM
    Thread: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 100 races
Post: RE: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 1...

I've just found out about William via the MCN website - and I'm in a state of shock & disbelief. My thoughts too are with his partner and family at this terribly sad time. Tragic.
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 19 22,109 07-07-2018, 08:10 PM
    Thread: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?
Post: RE: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?

Cheers guys, It'll definitely take a damned-sight more than that pair of morons to stop me from returning! Funnily enough, I suspect the cool box that the gobby woman was carrying hadn't been full of ...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 6 17,860 15-06-2018, 02:32 PM
    Thread: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?
Post: RE: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?

Thanks for the positive words, Sam. The world is indeed a far less tolerant place these days, however the vast majority of those attending this year's TT definitely helped to put my faith back in huma...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 6 17,860 15-06-2018, 10:18 AM
    Thread: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?
Post: Anybody at the Crosby Leap on Friday?

It was the first time I've spectated there: and it was utterly brilliant. Unfortunately myself & my pillion were deliberately pushed from behind by some lout as we tootled out towards the road a...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 6 17,860 14-06-2018, 07:02 PM
    Thread: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies are giving up on 600cc bikes
Post: RE: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like compa...

(07-06-2018, 09:06 PM)warrior Wrote: It may survive another couple of years at a push, if/after they stop making them. Maybe moto3 machines will appear as a re-introduction of the Ultra Lightweight...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 16 27,722 14-06-2018, 06:05 PM
    Thread: Voice of the Southern 100 Dies
Post: RE: Voice of the Southern 100 Dies

That's very sad to hear. During the race week commentary, Uncle Roy (Moore) said that Maurice hadn't been well, but was returning home - presumably after being treated in hospital. My condolences to h...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,886 14-06-2018, 05:54 PM
    Thread: Statement issued on behalf of ACU Events Ltd
Post: RE: Statement issued on behalf of ACU Events Ltd

(31-05-2018, 11:43 AM)c iom tt Wrote: I am still doing some last minute packing to catch the early boat in the morning, but to be honest, it feels like I am just going through the motions, and all t...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 19 6,680 31-05-2018, 12:02 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD
Post: RE: Investigations after riders collide with cours...

'Keeping everything crossed for Steve Mercer. Here's to him pulling through & making a full and speedy recovery from his injuries.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 20 7,069 31-05-2018, 11:22 AM
    Thread: Statement issued on behalf of ACU Events Ltd
Post: RE: Statement issued on behalf of ACU Events Ltd

'Absolutely terrible news about the loss of Dan earlier this evening. He's gone far, far too soon. My sincere condolences to his partner, family & many friends - both inside and outside racing. Ma...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 19 6,680 30-05-2018, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Gavin Lupton - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Gavin Lupton named as rider badly hurt in Dund...

Sadly, some dreadful breaking news concerning Gavin. He has passed away in the Royal Victoria Hospital in Belfast as a result of the serious injuries he sustained after the incident at Lougher's durin...
Sussex Ninja Gal' General Discussion 2 5,710 22-08-2017, 09:34 AM
    Thread: Two riders involved in serious incident at Dundrod + Update
Post: RE: Two riders involved in serious incident at Dun...

That's absolutely dreadful news. My sincere condolences to all those you loved & knew Jamie during the time he was with us. As we all know only too well, Road Racing can be such a cruel sport. May...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 9,480 11-08-2017, 09:56 AM
    Thread: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be banned ???
Post: RE: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be ban...

It strikes me that Williams's "Spectators go for the perverse thrill of seeing living beings maimed and killed" comment is likely to reflect his own prior morbid fascination with the TT. I certainly d...
Sussex Ninja Gal' TT Related Posts (Only) 11 18,108 04-08-2017, 10:04 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 Grandstand Seats
Post: RE: Southern 100 Grandstand Seats

Thanks for the info, both. I reckon I'll watch near Ballakeighan on the opening evening & then 'play it by ear' thereafter. Here's to some great racing next week & the weather being kindly. 'C...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Southern 100 Meetings - 2017 3 1,643 05-07-2017, 07:52 AM
    Thread: Southern 100 Grandstand Seats
Post: Southern 100 Grandstand Seats

I'm getting excited (!) about coming over for the Billown meeting, but I can't find any info on how you purchase a grandstand seat (if available). Can any of you smashers give me any pointers please? ...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Southern 100 Meetings - 2017 3 1,643 29-06-2017, 10:50 AM
    Thread: Thank you Malcolm!
Post: RE: Thank you Malcolm!

A big "THANK YOU" from me too! My TT fortnight wouldn't be the same without this great facility, so please keep up the sterling work, Malcolm. You're a star. :cool:
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 3,896 13-06-2017, 11:36 AM
    Thread: Great job ITV 4 production team!
Post: RE: Great job ITV 4 production team!

I wondered why Cam had been drafted in to the team this year - as good an addition as he was. It transpired that James Whitham has been undergoing a course of Chemotherapy recently. I look forward to ...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,296 12-06-2017, 11:25 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

They do a fantastic job - and it's great to hear GT and many riders praising their efforts - via the Manx Radio coverage - throughout the fortnight. Well done one & all!
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 2,327 12-06-2017, 10:26 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT

Cheers for that BD - as I had no idea that Padgets were running the SP-2 in the Superstock. I can't say I'm surprised their guys decided one lap was enough for 'em on race day!
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 15 5,228 12-06-2017, 09:49 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT

I think you're being extremely harsh on John & Guy in light of the various problems they have endured with the SP-2. If riders of their experience and talent fell fowl to inherent technical gremli...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 15 5,228 12-06-2017, 04:03 PM
    Thread: Hutchy V Dunlop Media Rubbish
Post: RE: Hutchy V Dunlop Media Rubbish

Great post, Warrior, and I fully concur with your thoughts on the cringe-inducing (and potentially deadly) rivalry nonsense. Whoever was responsible for this wholly unpalatable marketing ploy should h...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 16 5,476 12-06-2017, 11:32 AM
    Thread: Cause of Hutchy's crash
Post: RE: Cause of Hutchy's crash

That's dreadful luck for Hutchy - both for for suffering a rare deflated front; & injuring the same leg which he was so fortunate to retain after that horrific incident at Silverstone. I sincerely...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 1 1,925 12-06-2017, 11:05 AM
    Thread: Turned out nice again 'an't it
Post: RE: Turned out nice again 'an't it

(09-06-2017, 02:56 PM)Smokin Haddock Racing Wrote: Given we are only going to lose one race when the weather has been rubbish plus numerous other problems (including wallabies on the course!) then t...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 26 9,007 10-06-2017, 08:14 AM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Roy just had a moment there, when he almost said Michael JACKSON instead of Michael Dunlop!  :icon_lol: And Micky wins the Senior! 2nd Hickey 3rd Deano H
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 06:26 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

4th & Final Lap. Michael now leads Hickey by 11.5 Seconds at Ballaugh - with Dean Harrison holding a good 3rd
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 06:18 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Totally agree Andy. I guess it's now a question of whether the Gixxer keeps working for him.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 05:56 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Micky D's pulled the pin & leads on L2. 6+ seconds ahead of Hickey at Glen Helen...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 05:40 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

(09-06-2017, 04:17 PM)AndyL Wrote: Thanks that's good news. The 27th milestone is after Guthries, and just before the slight right kink through the white walls.  Yes at the start of the mountain mi...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:30 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

(09-06-2017, 04:14 PM)bsa499 Wrote: I think it's on the Mountain Mile. Aye, I reckon you've got that spot on.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Just read a tweet from Tyco BMW:- After incident on lap 2 Ian has been taken to hospital and he is conscious. Thank you to all medics and marshals - more info to follow.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Apparently the incident happened at the 27th (which is Guthries isn't it?). 'Keeping everything crossed for the rider, obviously.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:06 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Red Flag on L2. Hutchy didn't make it to The Bungalow. Concerning times.
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT

(09-06-2017, 12:45 PM)Smokin Haddock Racing Wrote: Did you just here him interviewed after the TT Zero?  Hilarious!  He was trying trying to find the word that describes when you are not allowed to ...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 15 5,228 09-06-2017, 12:57 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT

(09-06-2017, 12:10 PM)veefour Wrote: Most sensible decision he could make in the circumstances, good luck on the Lecky bike Guy. Indeed. :icon_wink:
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 15 5,228 09-06-2017, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: RE: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

Guy's understandably decided to sit out the Senior today. The team are aiming to get the bike sorted for the Southern 100 next month and Guy is out on the Mugen in a wee bit for the TT Zero. I've been...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 15,761 09-06-2017, 12:08 PM
    Thread: Turned out nice again 'an't it
Post: RE: Turned out nice again 'an't it

(09-06-2017, 10:23 AM)RedlineRick Wrote: "'certainly' count?" Count? We tried that with "tremendyus" and we learned not to "strain" ourselves! :icon_lol: :icon_lol: :icon_lol: :icon_lol: :icon_lol...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 26 9,007 09-06-2017, 10:27 AM
    Thread: Turned out nice again 'an't it
Post: RE: Turned out nice again 'an't it

(08-06-2017, 03:28 PM)RedlineRick Wrote: Plus the last I looked (just now) at the Bungalow cams the mountain had heavy fog, and via the radio I think crews will be up till the wee hours cleaning/rep...
Sussex Ninja Gal' Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 26 9,007 09-06-2017, 09:34 AM