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    Thread: 3rd practice times
Post: RE: 3rd practice times

Do we know why Dave Molyneux set no times in 2nd or 3rd practice? 4th fastest on Monday but no sign of him on the timesheets since.
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 2 2,038 01-06-2023, 06:13 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

Completely agree about the marshals deserving to be better supported. A rebate on their ferry ticket per day marshaled would be a good start. Music festivals give free entry to people volunteering as...
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 07:07 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

(10-06-2022, 03:14 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Gone very dark and cloudy at Sarahs. So fingers crossed it dosnt rain :icon_frown: It's official - no more racing today.
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 03:32 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

They've announced on the radio the incident was in the area of Ago's Leap - the same location as the red flag in the first sidecar race.
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 02:31 PM
    Thread: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022
Post: RE: Radio TT returning with new look for TT 2022

After racing day 1, I feel the production is in some ways more modern and professional, but has lost a lot of the sense of transporting you to the island. Without the relay between the different comm...
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 5 3,562 04-06-2022, 04:39 PM
    Thread: Marshalls bikes
Post: RE: Marshalls bikes

I guess the arrangements may have changed over time, but I know in the past the bikes have been loaned by a local dealer, presumably with funding from the sponsoring manufacturer, and after the event ...
AndyL General Discussion 3 6,747 14-06-2017, 11:50 AM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Oh yes, thanks.  And apparently it was 5 years ago, not a couple!
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 11-06-2017, 11:23 AM
    Thread: New York Times article
Post: New York Times article

A long New York Times article about the TT: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017...-race.html There are a couple of videos linked at the bottom too. The one about Milky has some interesting snipp...
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 0 4,456 11-06-2017, 11:21 AM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

(10-06-2017, 10:13 AM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: Have a look out there for James Hillier "saving" it at Ballagarey 1st lap .. I think he would have something saved in his leathers for the rest of the race....
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 11-06-2017, 10:32 AM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

(10-06-2017, 09:12 AM)manxmike1 Wrote: I sincerely hope that no-one is still labouring under the impression that the electric bikes are in any way "green". The fossil fuel used to charge the batteri...
AndyL General Discussion 33 47,553 10-06-2017, 12:49 PM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

(10-06-2017, 09:12 AM)manxmike1 Wrote: I sincerely hope that no-one is still labouring under the impression that the electric bikes are in any way "green". The fossil fuel used to charge the batteri...
AndyL General Discussion 33 47,553 10-06-2017, 12:13 PM
    Thread: Second Side Car Race
Post: RE: Second Side Car Race

Yes retired from 6th on the last lap is all it says in the official report. So unlucky, 6th would have been a terrific achievement.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,172 10-06-2017, 11:44 AM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Roy just saying in his closing comments something like "don't know whether we're going to be here next year." What's that about then, thinking about retiring? Or expecting to be retired?
AndyL General Discussion 48 111,201 09-06-2017, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

Looks like he wants this one. Hard to see anyone beating him in this kind of mood.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 05:53 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

This is it: https://www.google.co.uk/maps/@54.292440...312!8i6656 180-190mph according to Silja's course knowledge.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: RE: Senior race

(09-06-2017, 04:14 PM)Sussex Ninja Gal Wrote: 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 - mo...
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Senior race
Post: Senior race

It's been an incredibly close race so far, but no Hutchy at Bungalow. And some slow sector times coming through afterwards. Fingers crossed.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 27 8,788 09-06-2017, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

Looks like the timekeepers weren't that interested either... I wanted to see how Adam Child went on the production bike, but they cleared the timing before he finished.
AndyL General Discussion 33 47,553 09-06-2017, 12:50 PM
    Thread: Delay on Radio TT online (Ignore sorted now)
Post: RE: Delay on Radio TT online (Ignore sorted now)

I'm getting a delay of pretty much exactly 1 minute now.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 2,871 09-06-2017, 12:24 PM
    Thread: glen moar/ black dub spectators
Post: RE: glen moar/ black dub spectators

I noticed on TV the inside of Ramsey Hairpin has gone back to being a restricted area after the sidecar incident.
AndyL General Discussion 12 20,084 09-06-2017, 11:53 AM
    Thread: Turned out nice again 'an't it
Post: RE: Turned out nice again 'an't it

(08-06-2017, 03:04 PM)Smokin Haddock Racing Wrote: The mountain is still closed because of flooding so the sun might be shining, but if it isn't opened to the public yet it clearly isn't suitable fo...
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 26 9,007 08-06-2017, 05:51 PM
    Thread: Monday Race Day - Reports, Results & Pics
Post: RE: Monday Race Day - + Updates

Alan so nearly caught Moly for 3rd there. Moly and Sayle did well to hold on. Sounds like Dan Sayle was suffering with some kind of injury, I didn't quite catch exactly what it was. That lap record...
AndyL Race Week 10 5,245 05-06-2017, 04:25 PM
    Thread: TT News - where are the announcements????
Post: RE: TT News - where are the announcements????

Since they canned their mobile app I guess they had to make the web site more mobile-friendly.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,172 05-06-2017, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Monday Race Day - Reports, Results & Pics
Post: RE: Monday Race Day - Delayed + Updates

176.6mph, that R6 of William's is a rocket.
AndyL Race Week 10 5,245 05-06-2017, 01:19 PM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: RE: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

Maybe the wrist is still giving him problems.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 15,761 05-06-2017, 01:18 PM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: RE: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

Guy a non-starter in Supersport race 1.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 15,761 05-06-2017, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: RE: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

Guy's interview before the start yesterday wasn't exactly full of confidence. I just hope for a safe and reliable finish for him today.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 15,761 05-06-2017, 12:39 PM
    Thread: TT News - where are the announcements????
Post: RE: TT News - where are the announcements????

Yes the official TT web site has taken a turn for the worse this year. It looks a bit more fancy but it's less useful.
AndyL Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,172 05-06-2017, 12:36 PM
    Thread: Sunday Racing - Report, Results & Pics
Post: RE: Sunday Racing

Rutter and Kneen are in a race on the road, just like in the old days of 2-by-2 starts. Kneen's 30 second penalty exactly cancelling the 30 seconds start difference between them.
AndyL Race Week 5 3,548 04-06-2017, 03:36 PM
    Thread: Sunday Racing - Report, Results & Pics
Post: RE: Sunday Racing

I think that Ramsey lap 4 gap for the lead is 0.07, not 0.7 (based on gap at Ballaugh and the difference between their sector times). For years there's been an unfixed bug on the live timing where ga...
AndyL Race Week 5 3,548 04-06-2017, 03:09 PM
    Thread: glen moar/ black dub spectators
Post: RE: glen moar/ black dub spectators

There was a crack-down with a load of new restricted areas a few years ago wasn't there, in response to a bad accident, and I think a few of those new restrictions have been wound back since. I guess...
AndyL General Discussion 12 20,084 31-05-2017, 07:03 PM
    Thread: Wednesday Practice + Report, Pics & Results
Post: RE: Wednesday Practice

Can't remember them doing that before!  Seems like a good idea though.
AndyL Practice Week 4 2,140 31-05-2017, 06:50 PM
    Thread: Spectator areas
Post: RE: Spectator areas

Nice shots Kilbil! Here's the Bottom of Barregarrow. [Image: http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee23/...kes/89.jpg] [Image: http://i234.photobucket.com/albums/ee23/...kes/15.jpg] Sometimes they bo...
AndyL General Discussion 12 24,025 26-05-2017, 03:47 PM
    Thread: Mobile phone networks
Post: RE: Mobile phone networks

Definitely worth checking the charges. Last time I looked, calls within the IOM were as cheap on my UK PAYG SIM (a supermarket one) as with a local Manx PAYG SIM.
AndyL General Discussion 11 18,367 26-05-2017, 03:23 PM
    Thread: Can Guy race
Post: RE: Can Guy race

(15-05-2017, 12:37 PM)charlieb Wrote: Mc Guiness now out of the TT which surely leaves Guy to win the TT Zero on the Mugen Not necessarily, Mugen could draft in a replacement for McG. Does Bruce ha...
AndyL General Discussion 26 37,880 19-05-2017, 12:36 PM
    Thread: Spectator areas
Post: RE: Spectator areas

Yes that's right, there is a small area on the right hand side of the road just before the start of the restricted area.  You need your boy scouts orienteering badge to make your way down there from t...
AndyL General Discussion 12 24,025 19-05-2017, 12:27 PM
    Thread: Road Riders Documentary - Episode 3
Post: RE: Road Riders Documentary - Episode 3

Some years ago there was a series accompanying the TV coverage called "Real TT Heroes" or something similar - very much along those lines. Mark Parrett and Wade Boyd were two of the riders they follo...
AndyL General Discussion 4 7,909 15-05-2017, 03:37 PM
    Thread: Is it worth taking push bikes
Post: RE: Is it worth taking push bikes

The old railway line is a nice flat cycle route, goes up the west side of the island and links Kirkmichael, Ballaugh, Quarry Bends, Sulby and Ramsey on the course.
AndyL General Discussion 11 16,229 03-05-2017, 02:25 PM
    Thread: Ballaugh Bridge
Post: RE: Ballaugh Bridge

Supposedly if you take your wellies, you can cross under Ballaugh Bridge when the roads are closed... anyone tried it?
AndyL General Discussion 3 8,101 03-05-2017, 02:07 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed record attempt
Post: RE: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed...

Some info about Jess Thomas' 1958 record: https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=7vUD...&q&f=false
AndyL General Discussion 6 13,341 17-07-2015, 11:06 AM
    Thread: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed record attempt
Post: RE: Guy Martin and Triumph Motorcycles’ land speed...

There are still quite a few Triumphs in the Bonneville speed trial record books, in the various classes. The two fastest are quite remarkable - two of the oldest records in the book. They are both i...
AndyL General Discussion 6 13,341 17-07-2015, 10:45 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(13-07-2015, 11:19 AM)kilbil Wrote: I think it is time to look again and possibly take back some of the spectator areas that were  taken from us following the rash and harsh initial review. Kilbil ...
AndyL General Discussion 203 367,310 14-07-2015, 11:33 AM
    Thread: On-Board laps
Post: RE: On-Board laps

(10-07-2015, 01:32 PM)Alfie Noakes Wrote: Steve Hislop's RVF lap, a masterful display in letting the bike do what she's going to do and keeping his speed up, just watch how much road he uses with ea...
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 35 60,935 10-07-2015, 04:50 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin and Triumph set for land speed record attempt
Post: RE: Guy Martin and Triumph set for land speed reco...

Apparently this was supposed to be a secret... Guy sounded pretty surprised when Chris Kinley asked him about it on the radio yesterday!
AndyL General Discussion 3 6,112 10-07-2015, 12:13 PM
    Thread: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FINAL DAY OF NEW SCHEDULE FOR TT 2016
Post: RE: SOLO AND SIDECAR CHAMPIONS TO BE CROWNED ON FI...

It seems a bit odd for the sidecars to have 3 practice laps between the first and second races... if they need an additional 3 practice laps then you'd think they ought to be before the first race. I...
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 14 22,389 08-07-2015, 10:14 AM
    Thread: What happened to Guy on restart of Senior?
Post: RE: What happened to Guy on restart of Senior?

I'd guess a little bit of a lack of confidence, focus, or something else north of the eyebrows. As soon has Hutchy passed him on the road, Guy tagged on the back and was fast thereafter, so there was...
AndyL TT Related Posts (Only) 1 5,881 07-07-2015, 09:59 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(05-07-2015, 11:04 PM)warrior Wrote: I could be wrong but I seem to recall that there are no noise restrictions at the TT. The regulations I found on line (which were for 2014) say you're right, no ...
AndyL General Discussion 203 367,310 06-07-2015, 12:01 PM
    Thread: show us some of your non bike holiday snaps
Post: RE: show us some of your non bike holiday snaps

Ah good call, that one looked familiar but I couldn't quite place it. I think you're right.
AndyL ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 81 142,947 01-07-2015, 03:37 PM
    Thread: Replying to Posts
Post: RE: Replying to Posts

(01-07-2015, 02:09 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: But you can only put a partial quote by copy and past cant you No you can edit the quote in the reply page! (Quote included for the purposes of demons...
AndyL ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 8 19,282 01-07-2015, 03:34 PM
    Thread: Replying to Posts
Post: RE: Replying to Posts

Malcolm, is a partial quote of the post directly above acceptable if I'm replying to a specific point within it?
AndyL ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 8 19,282 01-07-2015, 01:54 PM