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    Thread: Theft Warning
Post: Theft Warning

Just heard from a friend who had their helmet stolen and tank bag rifled through whilst they were watching tonight's practice at Hillberry. Helmet was perched on the bike wing mirror, so not locked to...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 0 4,314 02-06-2017, 10:47 PM
    Thread: 4 disqualified in mondays race
Post: RE: 4 disqualified in mondays race

My twopennorth: 1) It's not the riders fault they more than likely are not aware; 2) It's common knowledge that combining internal parts (crank etc.) from different models of ZXR gives a bigger cc en...
matjaq Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 36 59,886 02-09-2016, 07:36 PM
    Thread: Where to go for breakfast
Post: RE: Where to go for breakfast

Second that for the caff, go left out of the terminal and up Lord Street past the car parks.
matjaq General Discussion 3 7,710 30-05-2016, 08:41 AM
    Thread: Ian Hutchinson & Josh Brookes linked to Tyco BMW for 2016
Post: RE: Ian Hutchinson & Josh Brookes linked to Tyco B...

I don't think in this case it's a question of loyalty or money (although I wouldn't disagree with your comment) I understand PBM will be running Ducatis next year which are not well proven around the ...
matjaq General Discussion 15 28,583 17-10-2015, 12:51 PM
    Thread: Nec Bike show this year
Post: RE: Nec Bike show this year

Looks like there will - on the show website there's a floor plan with a large blue square labelled 'TT Feature'
matjaq General Discussion 2 5,592 16-10-2015, 01:20 PM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Great stuff - one of those threads that really makes me glad the forum still exists after all the tribulations with iomtt.com, misbehaviour on here etc. 
matjaq Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 230,547 11-10-2015, 09:25 PM
    Thread: On-Board laps
Post: RE: On-Board laps

We've all got our favourites. As already noted, V4 Victory and Hizzy on the RVF are classics - Hizzy through Glen Tramman is special.  If you hunt about on YouTube you'll find our very own Splashdown ...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 35 61,061 10-07-2015, 09:48 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

Some sort of incentive to run other than an inline four cylinder engine in the 1000/600 races would be good. Prize for the first v twin or v four home etc? Might also encourage those a little further ...
matjaq General Discussion 203 368,404 06-07-2015, 08:53 PM
    Thread: I shouldn't ask but
Post: RE: I shouldn't ask but

Glad to see the back of it. It is a TT ending incident waiting to happen. Last year at signpost was another near miss. 
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 23 39,194 27-06-2015, 11:46 PM
    Thread: Wayne Lockey
Post: RE: Wayne Lockey

Speaking to Mark (Sayers) about it the other night he was very sanguine about carrying on, just laughed and said 'it's probably in the sump'. Rather him than me!  I'll try to remember to ask him what...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 16 26,787 23-06-2015, 08:00 PM
    Thread: McPint
Post: RE: McPint

Very interesting, be good to see the post TT findings. So JM doesn't know why he's so fast? Has anyone measured his cojones by any chance?
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 2 7,187 23-06-2015, 07:41 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then

A vintage year for sure.  Silja - Barregarrow bottom is accessible and still awesome, even if it's no longer possible to sit on the pavement.
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 14 57,988 22-06-2015, 09:19 PM
    Thread: NEW TT PERSONAL BEST & BRONZE REPLICA FINISH FOR MARIA
Post: RE: NEW TT PERSONAL BEST & BRONZE REPLICA FINISH F...

Maria went up a lot in my estimation by being in the kebab shop on the prom after the Charley Boorman show  :icon_lol:
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,891 22-06-2015, 09:15 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

Always an enjoyable discussion on this theme sat in the hedge every year... Amongst our slightly biased group (local to Shipley) the consensus is that DJ would be past Joeys record by now, mainly at ...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 31 88,907 22-06-2015, 07:15 PM
    Thread: Site Registrations
Post: RE: Site Registrations

Very pleased to hear that there is hope the forum will continue. Even whilst sat at St. Ninian's with radio TT on watching the Senior I still had this forum open for the race coverage (which was great...
matjaq ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 30 61,974 20-06-2015, 05:20 AM
    Thread: Riders that should have done the TT
Post: RE: Riders that should have done the TT

Colin Edwards
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 22 79,057 14-03-2015, 10:39 AM
    Thread: No food outlets on Douglas prom during TT
Post: RE: No food outlets on Douglas prom during TT

The kebab shop just across Broadway from the Gaiety Theatre gets my custom every time. The walk there helps work up an appetite. Douglas prom is a shadow of its former self, of even 15 years ago.
matjaq General Discussion 5 9,649 24-02-2015, 05:53 PM
    Thread: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal
Post: RE: Dunlop misses out on factory Kawasaki deal

Ace road racer and handy at keeping the slugs off yer strawbs! Who knew? What a top man. He'll be sorted come June and on something capable of winning, at least with him on it it'll win anyway.
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 74 238,798 06-12-2014, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 campaign
Post: RE: Dunlop has wealth of options ahead of 2015 cam...

(29-11-2014, 03:11 AM)Superbike Wrote: Not sure about that one, It's 20mm off the Bmw, but longer than the Honda so it's in between the lot by the looks of it in terms of size, as for handling matte...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 25 39,448 01-12-2014, 04:25 PM
    Thread: Manx Radio TT
Post: RE: Manx Radio TT

(23-11-2014, 04:59 PM)canamant Wrote: Yes they should.  With the start numbers I had - mid 50s - I never got to see the presentations and applaud the winners and finishers.   If I recall, when the l...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 14 18,636 23-11-2014, 05:27 PM
    Thread: Thanks Malcolm
Post: RE: Thanks Malcolm

Malcolm has been extremely helpful in sorting my login issues (hence change of username from MJ65) and so far the site looks just the job - nice not to be part of the ever more mercenary 'official' TT...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 26 37,568 22-11-2014, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Official reason why iomtt.com closed the forum
Post: RE: Official reason why iomtt.com closed the forum

'Official' may not equate to 'genuine'. I wonder who was the offended party? Perhaps the ones about the tender to run the TT being a done deal struck to close to the truth? I think many of us on there...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 47 234,133 22-11-2014, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop will keep on winning wherever he ends up
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop will keep on winning wherever h...

I'm sure he'll win many more as the article says. I don't understand why no manufacturer has offered him a steady job on terms he can accept though, he's surely worth it and although not always a corp...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 8 12,265 21-11-2014, 06:34 PM
    Thread: IOMTT Forum Closure
Post: RE: IOMTT Forum Closure

Greetings everyone, nice here int it? A bit like moving house and someone's already got the kettle on. However after about 100 attempts to register my old username MJ65 didn't make it!! Some sort of ...
matjaq TT Related Posts (Only) 244 491,541 21-11-2014, 06:26 PM