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    Thread: Not again
Post: RE: Not again

The Mrs has come back poorly and a few of our party have. They haven't done tests as there nothing to be gained in testing. The out come is the same cold flu or COVID time off work without pay. I gues...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 11 1,312 13-06-2024, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Radio TT
Post: Radio TT

Don't know what you chaps think but I use to love getting up and putting the radio on at the TT. But this year the lady presenter that did the morning show really got on my nerves this year. The music...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 11 1,464 12-06-2024, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

I'm on a triumph tiger. But two up so maybe not then lol
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 07-06-2024, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

Is the service road at the back of windy corner ridable? Was thinking of May hill today. There been a lot of building work there. We use to view from the field facing the play ground but that's flats ...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 07-06-2024, 09:06 AM
    Thread: New format, old problems
Post: RE: New format, old problems

The old format give you days to ride round the island. Attend other events. Which must of help the local economy spending money in other areas especially down south. All we seem to have been doing thi...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 28 13,282 07-06-2024, 09:02 AM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

I have watched at Barragerow crossroads from the field on the right. I'm thinking of trying the white chapel on the right. Has anyone watched from there ? Is it any good ?
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 03-06-2024, 11:45 AM
    Thread: Manx win
Post: Manx win

Great to see the Crows win today.
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 0 474 01-06-2024, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Dunlop New joint King of the Moutain
Post: RE: Dunlop New joint King of the Moutain

He looked very emotional after the race and who can blame him. I think he will take another one at least this week..
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 1,505 01-06-2024, 11:28 PM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

I went to Sarah cottage today but couldn't get in as it was full a hour before roads closed. So carried on to Cronk y Voddy. Good spot very fast. Walked down to the 11th. I haven't watched from laurel...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 01-06-2024, 11:25 PM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

Ya German guy off in front of us 63 Huff or sutch like.left my program on the bike. He a new comer . All good though he was up and watching the rest of the season hopefully he will be out again. . Fou...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 31-05-2024, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: Where are we watching from.

I'm at schoolhouse corner today. Sat in the school yard on the right . First time at this spot. I will let you know my thoughts. We're are the other forum members watching from today
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 21 11,058 31-05-2024, 12:19 PM
    Thread: Thursday Practice cancelled
Post: RE: Thursday Practice cancelled

I'm impressed with there whatsApp up dates. Not a user of social media but the WhatsApp up dates seem to work well
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 739 31-05-2024, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Brad Pitt plans TT feature film & 'docuseries'
Post: RE: Brad Pitt plans TT feature film & 'docuseries'

Why have they never done a film about Halwood . The storyline is already written.
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 4 533 29-05-2024, 09:45 AM
    Thread: Local info for Heysham travellers
Post: RE: Local info for Heysham travellers

Sorry I'm going from Liverpool now. Would of loved to call in Morcembe and re lived some of the old punk tunes from my youth
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 5 2,409 25-05-2024, 09:17 AM
    Thread: TT weather
Post: RE: TT weather

I believe the wind has done some damage to the paddock . Its on face book I'm told It's not something I have access to .
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 18 11,558 23-05-2024, 12:56 PM
    Thread: TT weather
Post: RE: TT weather

Today's sailing from Liverpool have been canceled. I work next to docks and it's blowing a gale today. Not a day you want to be crossing that's for sure . It will be interesting to see how the new fo...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 18 11,558 23-05-2024, 09:58 AM
    Thread: IOM TT launches 'infoline' Whatsapp channel for TT 2024
Post: RE: IOM TT launches 'infoline' Whatsapp channel fo...

Ya iv signed up as well. If you get the what's app early enough you could get a extra hour in bed
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,247 21-05-2024, 12:58 PM
    Thread: TT 2024 trailer
Post: TT 2024 trailer

There is normally a tune on YouTube and a bit of last year racing . But i have not seen it this year. Did the pull the plug after last year's tune ? There been some great ones in the past.
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 0 437 18-05-2024, 08:38 PM
    Thread: Italian bike night in port erin
Post: RE: Italian bike night in port erin

It will be worth a call past after the racing to keep us out the pub and grab a burger
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 8 10,288 18-05-2024, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024
Post: RE: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024

Think I'm missing something here ? Is it someone from the max government that is a owner of JD sports ,?
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 12,473 18-05-2024, 08:31 PM
    Thread: TT 2024... What's ya plans
Post: RE: TT 2024... What's ya plans

On the red eye from Liverpool Wednesday night /Thursday morning. Off the boat ride up the prom nod to sir Norm and check if anything has changed . Then visit two old pals who ashes we spread over the...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 22 16,360 18-05-2024, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Sarah's Cottage
Post: RE: Sarah's Cottage

It's a good spot. The guy that owns Sarah puts on food and tea at very good prices. You need to be there 2 hours before road closed to get a good seat. But you can stand behind the seats if you get t...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 10 10,491 14-05-2024, 10:46 AM
    Thread: Liverpool
Post: RE: Liverpool

I work about a mile up the road from it. It's still got Harris Fencing round it and construction traffic. So I'm guessing it won't be ready in time for the TT. If I get away early I will call past . S...
Chrisp955 General Discussion 6 4,273 01-05-2024, 06:53 PM
    Thread: TT Busses
Post: RE: TT Busses

I did get the train one year. It left Port Erin about 10pm. As we went to see the fireworks and had to leave before the display
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 8 10,484 30-04-2024, 10:14 PM
    Thread: TT Busses
Post: RE: TT Busses

I stay in a home stay near the Rosemount.iv never bothered with the busses as I go on my bike and drink in Douglas. But this year I would like a night out in Castle Town and a night in Peel. Dose an...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 8 10,484 29-04-2024, 09:27 AM
    Thread: Manx Village Food Market plan for TT 2024
Post: RE: Manx Village Food Market plan for TT 2024

I can't see the £7 burger vans being happy with cheeper food being sold next door.
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 3,207 07-04-2024, 09:06 PM
    Thread: How is hillberry corner these days
Post: RE: How is hillberry corner these days

The big white bungalow next to the fixed grandstand let's you sit in there garden with just a donation. Good spot raised up from the road. You can nip across the side road to the burger van if you fa...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 4 15,364 05-03-2024, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Gorse lea this year
Post: RE: Gorse lea this year

It was still the same last year . Great spot. You have to get there early for a place on the wall. Cakes and sandwiches on race days. Don't think they had food on practice days .
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 10 17,855 16-02-2024, 08:47 AM
    Thread: TT merchandise contract ended
Post: RE: TT merchandise contract ended

I thought this year's t shirts are very poor. The material was a very thin and didn't look like it would stand meny washes. A friend asked me to get them hoodie and sent me the pic from there on line ...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 6 3,118 25-10-2023, 02:32 PM
    Thread: manxman
Post: RE: manxman

Mates bike and two others fell over on the Friday crossing. He said it was a millpond crossing as well. Lucky no damage done . When we come back on bank holidays Monday again very still crossing but t...
Chrisp955 General Discussion 9 9,611 03-09-2023, 10:21 PM
    Thread: Paul bird
Post: RE: Paul bird

Sad news indeed. He put a lot into the sport .RIP
Chrisp955 General Discussion 3 1,366 02-09-2023, 09:27 AM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Looks mint mate. Well done for putting in the time and effort
Chrisp955 General Discussion 60 19,528 30-08-2023, 04:55 PM
    Thread: Camper van
Post: RE: Camper van

Thanks for the info. First few hours on the island was spent catching up with some kip on Marine Drive great views after the big lads breakfast in the cafe of course. Very smart Honda endurance racer ...
Chrisp955 Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 2,592 24-08-2023, 01:19 PM
    Thread: Ian Bainbridge
Post: RE: Ian Bainbridge

Very sad indeed. RIP
Chrisp955 Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 5 2,608 23-08-2023, 07:18 PM
    Thread: Camper van
Post: Camper van

So this will be my 1st Manx and the 1st time iv been to the island without my bike. I'm on the 2am tomorrow morning. I'm looking at parking the van up in a different place each night. It's a VW That 5...
Chrisp955 Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 2,592 23-08-2023, 10:23 AM
    Thread: Forum Funding
Post: RE: Forum Funding

£20 sent via PayPal. Hope iv done it right
Chrisp955 ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 25 6,944 22-08-2023, 10:35 AM
    Thread: Black Dub.
Post: RE: Black Dub.

It was something like £50 to watch from there over the TT
Chrisp955 Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 2,101 22-08-2023, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Ballagarey Incident
Post: RE: Ballagarey Incident

Thoughts are with his family
Chrisp955 Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 5 2,685 22-08-2023, 10:25 AM
    Thread: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing
Post: RE: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing

He got the best out the kwak. But he needs a bm or Honda to win
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 6 4,692 23-07-2023, 03:51 PM
    Thread: New record
Post: RE: New record

I think on the hole the police seemed pretty decent. I thought I was doing well as a 57 year old hooligan. But 70 years old and speeding. Fair play to him iv still got a few years to go. But next year...
Chrisp955 General Discussion 5 3,383 17-06-2023, 11:16 AM
    Thread: 2023 UK mobile phones in The Island
Post: RE: 2023 UK mobile phones in The Island

No your fine with your virgin phone. There no costs and up to 25gb of data . So my Dorris tells me and she works for O2 . We not long got back and I used my O2 phone as normal with no charges
Chrisp955 General Discussion 6 2,948 14-06-2023, 10:34 PM
    Thread: Missing it yet?
Post: RE: Missing it yet?

Just got of the Liverpool ferry. It's all gone to quick and the weather wow .great pic by the way .
Chrisp955 ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 2 2,064 11-06-2023, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Looks mint. I think the two dates take care of the in memory of.
Chrisp955 General Discussion 60 19,528 07-06-2023, 09:36 AM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: RE: Where are we watching from.

Yesterday I was at Sarah's cottage great spot . Roy the owner is a lovely bloke dose burger hotdogs filled barms and the like very cheep. Today I was at Crosby jump. Sat on the bank Infront of the mon...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 18,430 04-06-2023, 08:17 PM
    Thread: Who is going to win the Supersport TT Race 2
Post: RE: Who is going to win the Supersport TT Race 2

I'm amazed how fast Dunlop is this year . Unless he has a mechanical issues I can't see anyone beating him on the 600. I think the 1000 stocker will go to Hickman though.
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,536 04-06-2023, 08:06 PM
    Thread: Saturday Delay
Post: RE: Saturday Delay

We are at Sarah's got here about 8.15. Could be here as late as 7or 8pm we can't get out to roads open. But I can think of a lot worse places to spend your day. I'm two hotdogs and two hamburgers in a...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 1 1,534 03-06-2023, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Where are we watching from.
Post: Where are we watching from.

I was at Barraggow yesterday facing the white chapel not bad but filled up early.£1 to park your bike . Today I'm at the end of cronk_y_Voddy straight just after the crossroads. Plenty of room here. ...
Chrisp955 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 18,430 02-06-2023, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Was there today Chris . Used the style s few times I would say the tree you hold on to as you step over will be there a lot longer
Chrisp955 General Discussion 60 19,528 02-06-2023, 01:11 AM
    Thread: New record
Post: New record

Landed on the island at 5.15. Decided to do a steady lap. Got a bit giddy and over took a trike going through Crosby. Seen the copper to late. Pulled me in give me a bollocking. I'm a 57 year old hool...
Chrisp955 General Discussion 5 3,383 01-06-2023, 01:39 PM
    Thread: Team Roundhay fundraiser - Win a pair of TT VIP Hospitality tickets
Post: RE: Team Roundhay fundraiser - Win a pair of TT VI...

I will be in the legion Tuesday . There's a lot worse places for a pint.
Chrisp955 Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 2 1,354 31-05-2023, 12:48 PM