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    Thread: Race Faces
Post: RE: Race Faces

Not 'race faces' as such, but are from the 1907 tribute lap around the St John's course.  Expressions range from the utterly joyous through mild indifference to completely outraged!  I'm fairly sure t...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 16 5,985 08-04-2024, 01:25 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

For context the shot of Paul Owen is the entrance to the bend Lougher is coming out of - taken from exactly the same place
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 03-04-2024, 06:09 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

3rd time lucky? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5362...031d_z.jpg]DSC_3907 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 03-04-2024, 04:24 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Captain wins! It is indeed the excellent Aberdare Park. This year it's on August 3rd & 4th if anyone wants to check it out.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 03-04-2024, 10:27 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Just to re-iterate - it isn't where you think it is!  In fact it's a boat ride away.  I DARE you to get it now...!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 03-04-2024, 09:38 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Sorry Ian, not Braddan Time for a cryptic clue:  You wouldn't want to have an oil LEEK here!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 02-04-2024, 10:37 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Sorry Alfie - still miles away!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 02-04-2024, 07:49 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Nope to all! Clue: It's not where you think it is!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 02-04-2024, 05:55 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It is a 125. I thought this might have been fairly easy! I may start giving clues....
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 02-04-2024, 04:32 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Still (many) miles out!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 02-04-2024, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Sorry Alfie but you've missed, literally by miles!
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 01-04-2024, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Going through some older pics and found this.  No prizes for who it is but where is it? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5362...7ac4_z.jpg]DSC_3927 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 01-04-2024, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Anyone remember this?
Post: Anyone remember this?

I've been backing up my pics into a more orderly situation when I came across some shots from the 2012 TT, which I'd forgotten all about!  Brilliant show - anyone else see it? [Image: https://live.st...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 0 1,088 14-03-2024, 06:52 PM
    Thread: Proposal by IOM Funfairs to transform Loch Promenade into a carnival realm during TT
Post: RE: Proposal by IOM Funfairs to transform Loch Pro...

Laughter and thrills apparently...makes me glad I stay in Ramsey!
sticky TT Related Posts (Only) 3 1,893 27-02-2024, 06:58 PM
    Thread: Day trips to the TT from Anglesey
Post: RE: Day trips to the TT from Anglesey

It would take somebody with a bit more fortitude than me to cross the Irish sea in that!!  And £160?  I wonder how it will go...
sticky TT Related Posts (Only) 4 1,166 25-02-2024, 08:58 PM
    Thread: 72 today
Post: RE: 72 today

Still miss Joey.  I was going through the old forum the other day and found the old pictures thread with the pics we both took when he got 'knighted'...
sticky Joey Dunlop 3 341 25-02-2024, 08:55 PM
    Thread: As I age, I change, it seems
Post: RE: As I age, I change, it seems

(10-02-2024, 04:26 PM)H2pots Wrote: Thanks Ian, good points and views in your post and yes, good facts. There is so much at the TT to enjoy. For me though, I'm feeling a much greater affinity to th...
sticky General Discussion 11 2,720 10-02-2024, 09:55 PM
    Thread: Manx GP results 1955
Post: RE: Manx GP results 1955

I've got some of my late father's Blue 'uns and Green 'uns up in the loft. Wish I could find a way to get up there without breaking my neck... Did you notice the guy who finished 44th? One F. Sheen...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 7 913 26-01-2024, 10:53 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Agreed on Barregarrow.  At Greeba Bridge there's a little lane in between the wall and the hedge, which isn't visible in this picture
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 29-11-2023, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix 2024 Steam Packet bookings available now
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix 2024 Steam Packet bookings ava...

Just booked Friday 16th to Weds after racing.
sticky Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 3,203 16-11-2023, 05:21 PM
    Thread: Manx GP 2024 dates confirmed
Post: RE: Manx GP 2024 dates confirmed

Classic 350s back on the schedule, so an extra race. Good news but I still wish it was a 2 week event... The clubmans award set up is good too as non-TT riders will have there own award structure wh...
sticky Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 3 1,875 19-10-2023, 01:12 PM
    Thread: Updates to my site
Post: RE: Updates to my site

All 2007 events are now added to the archive section including the centenary TT and associated side events: https://mikeyiendmotorsports.zenfolio.com/f876857840
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 27 11,879 19-09-2023, 09:35 PM
    Thread: Updates to my site
Post: RE: Updates to my site

All Manx Grand Prix practices and races are now on my site: https://mikeyiendmotorsports.zenfolio.com/f43344011 Since Flickr no longer supports my ancient web browser, which I can't upgrade because ...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 27 11,879 15-09-2023, 06:18 PM
    Thread: super twin class might get interesting
Post: RE: super twin class might get interesting

Looks like it's an A2 compliant smaller version of the RS660.  No details yet on engine capacity but they're calling it the RS457.  Make of that what you will. probably make a good addition to Junior...
sticky TT Related Posts (Only) 2 3,257 14-09-2023, 08:07 PM
    Thread: Unlimited CC allowed in Lightweight class 2023
Post: RE: Unlimited CC allowed in Lightweight class 2023

I would think so. I would imagine it's because the 250s and singles are all pure race bikes but the 400s and Junior Supersports are all derived from road bikes....probably!
sticky Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 3 1,947 08-08-2023, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Unlimited CC allowed in Lightweight class 2023
Post: RE: Unlimited CC allowed in Lightweight class 2023

Obviously a good move to re-introduce what was basically the ultra-lightweight class, as the entry size has basically doubled. I was hoping someone quick would have a go on one of the 690 Kramers and...
sticky Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 3 1,947 08-08-2023, 12:34 PM
    Thread: Updates to my site
Post: RE: Updates to my site

All TT practices, warm ups and races plus the two S100 practices are now on the site.  The link below is to the 2023 page.  https://mikeyiendmotorsports.zenfolio.com/f43344011 MGP next
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 27 11,879 20-07-2023, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Tonight 8pm
Post: Tonight 8pm

Very short notice but Imatra is on ITV4 at 8pm tonight
sticky General Discussion 1 1,080 17-07-2023, 07:49 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 2023
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

They're doing a 'Radio TT' sort of thing on 1368 MW which is what the earpiece uses so should be fine
sticky Southern 100 Meetings 12 21,035 10-07-2023, 11:41 PM
    Thread: Manxman
Post: RE: Manxman

Some daylight ones this time with a size comparison to Manannannanan [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5303...ca96_c.jpg]DSC_0597 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://liv...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 1 1,313 09-07-2023, 11:18 PM
    Thread: Manxman
Post: Manxman

Back on the rock for the S100 and arrived this evening to find the Manxman in port and all lit up.  Apparently there's some sort of acceptance ceremony on Sunday (9th).  I think I'll forego the speech...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 1 1,313 09-07-2023, 12:56 AM
    Thread: Manxman into Heysham
Post: RE: Manxman into Heysham

bit far for me to go unfortunately down here in wurzel country! It's supposed to be doing a berthing trial at Heysham before it starts service so you may get to see it a bit sooner. Looking at the t...
sticky General Discussion 5 2,103 07-07-2023, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 2023
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

In case it helps your decision, Michael Rutter will be making his Billown debut on the RC213!
sticky Southern 100 Meetings 12 21,035 04-07-2023, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Race Faces
Post: RE: Race Faces

A few from this year. Vinny Brennan at Union Mills [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5301...c69e_z.jpg]DSC_5195 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr Paul Williams at Kirkmichael - taken...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 16 5,985 02-07-2023, 09:46 PM
    Thread: 2023 TT
Post: RE: 2023 TT

I'd better get this finished since I'll be at the S100 in a bit over a week! :icon_cool: [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5300...c573_z.jpg]DSC_7055 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr ...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 2,871 28-06-2023, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 2023
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

Here you go.  they haven't gone into detail about who the newcomers are though https://southern100.com/champions-set-to-return/
sticky Southern 100 Meetings 12 21,035 25-06-2023, 03:22 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 2023
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

I'll be going for the whole thing.  Never had the opportunity previously but as I'm now (as the govt would put it) 'unproductive'... Seems like a strong entry and something like 35 newcomers this yea...
sticky Southern 100 Meetings 12 21,035 25-06-2023, 12:58 PM
    Thread: Nearly sidecars...!
Post: RE: Nearly sidecars...!

A couple more of these strange 'sidecar' thingies came over my back garden this morning.  Twin exhausts but didn't sound like Moly's KTM, so I'm thinking they must be BMWs :dodgy: [Image: https://liv...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 3 1,826 24-06-2023, 01:45 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I thought that one might have been a bit trickier!  May Hill it is.
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 17-06-2023, 09:09 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

No prizes for guessing who so all I need to know is where is it? [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5298...4d19_z.jpg]DSC_7586 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 728 535,569 17-06-2023, 06:06 PM
    Thread: Updates to my site
Post: RE: Updates to my site

All practices and races from this year's Pre TT Classic are now up on my site.  Please follow the links below: https://mikeyiendmotorsports.zenfolio.com/f847419220 https://mikeyiendmotorsports.zenfo...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 27 11,879 16-06-2023, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then!
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then!

Met some nice people and shot 54Gb of photos :icon_eek: so all my non-dog walking and sleeping time will be devoted to editing, especially with two more Island visits coming up. Went wildlife snappin...
sticky TT Related Posts (Only) 26 102,681 13-06-2023, 09:38 PM
    Thread: Missing it yet?
Post: Missing it yet?

Of course you are....and this pic may not help!!  I was heading for the boat around 5:50 this morning, pulled in at the East Mountain Gate and...this guy comes along: [Image: https://live.staticflic...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 2 1,835 11-06-2023, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Sidecar racers Blackstock and Rosney not at TT?
Post: RE: Sidecar racers Blackstock and Rosney not at TT...

Chatter in the paddock suggests they'll be back next year
sticky TT Related Posts (Only) 2 2,351 07-06-2023, 09:16 PM
    Thread: 2023 TT
Post: RE: 2023 TT

A couple from the last day of practice followed by shots from the first three races [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5295...a49f_z.jpg]DSC_5842 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Imag...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 2,871 04-06-2023, 11:30 PM
    Thread: 2023 TT
Post: RE: 2023 TT

Cheers Cap'n - some more from Weds & Thurs sessions: [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5294...c0d6_z.jpg]DSC_5004 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflick...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 2,871 02-06-2023, 06:23 PM
    Thread: 2023 TT
Post: 2023 TT

Some shots from Monday & Tuesday's practice sessions.  Only got intermittent web access where I am, so I'll update when I can. [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5293...e01d_z.jpg]DSC_43...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 2,871 02-06-2023, 12:11 AM
    Thread: 2023 Pre TT Classic
Post: RE: 2023 Pre TT Classic

A couple more from the races [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5293...58ee_z.jpg]DSC_3767 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5293...04e3_z.jp...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 2 1,728 28-05-2023, 08:47 PM
    Thread: 2023 Pre TT Classic
Post: 2023 Pre TT Classic

A few from Ballakeighan tonight just to get the juices going... [Image: https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/5292...138f_z.jpg]DSC_2561 by Phatography Road Racing, on Flickr [Image: https://live.stat...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 2 1,728 26-05-2023, 11:58 PM
    Thread: Nearly sidecars...!
Post: Nearly sidecars...!

I was down at what is now Gloucester M5 airport earlier hoping to see the De Haviland Vampire that is based there.  Used to be called Staverton when the North Glos club raced there.  Not much going on...
sticky ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 3 1,826 23-05-2023, 05:49 PM