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    Thread: No score board for TT 2023
Post: RE: No score board for TT 2023

(06-11-2022, 12:50 PM)H2pots Wrote: I'm torn with the scoreboard. I get that the TT should be up to date and current with the tech etc. But also, it's an event steeped in history and tradition. Fwi...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,105 06-11-2022, 09:28 PM
    Thread: Macau Image - who is the rider?
Post: RE: Macau Image - who is the rider?

(05-11-2022, 10:09 AM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: Confirmed! https://mobile.twitter.com/SMercerOfficial/status/1587775874245484544 Indeed ... Could just make out Mercer on the top fairing then trac...
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 10 1,195 05-11-2022, 10:53 AM
    Thread: Macau Image - who is the rider?
Post: RE: Macau Image - who is the rider?

methinks it's Steve Mercer ..
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 10 1,195 04-11-2022, 10:31 PM
    Thread: No score board for TT 2023
Post: RE: No score board for TT 2023

Yes the boards were old but removing a huge part of your "front of house" display knowing full well that you have absolutely no finance or idea what to replace the scoreboard with for me doesn't come ...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,105 02-11-2022, 12:00 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

There's all sorts of other discussions going now ref religious and other TT Sunday events as it appears we are racing on Sunday 4th with the RST Superbike Race, ref Cap'n confusion ^^ - the confusion ...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 5,730 26-10-2022, 10:15 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

I believe the Bank Senior Race Day Holiday is staying as a Bank Holiday ... the reason for the shortening The Manx I fear / think is that it still doesn't bring in enough money - it's what happens whe...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 5,730 25-10-2022, 05:34 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

@ Spartacus .. There's 2 more races to fit in - Superstock / Supertwin now each have 2 races, not sure the thinking behind this as it comes across as the management are thinking we'll get some racing ...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 5,730 25-10-2022, 02:53 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

For me with the increased reasons why racing is delayed / postponed / flagged etc having The Senior at the very end of the week was only ever going to lead to it at best being shortened or cancelled t...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 5,730 25-10-2022, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Phil Read
Post: RE: Phil Read

Second all of the the above, riders that can master the smaller machines always have a little more appreciation from me especially at TT, unpopular at TT with some would be one way of putting it but h...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 2,292 07-10-2022, 09:56 AM
    Thread: Manx 2022
Post: RE: Manx 2022

^^^ Railway Inn / Union Mills Chris ...
Alfie Noakes ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 24 4,772 23-09-2022, 01:50 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Copy ... message understood, am no longer getting the malicious warning them from Norton ... thanks Chris
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,440 07-09-2022, 09:45 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Excellent work Chris ... much appreciated
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,440 07-09-2022, 06:00 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Terrible news and second the above with all due respects ... just sent you a PM Nick and have been chatting with Chris ... rgds
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,440 05-09-2022, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Hi Chris, just sent you a PM ... thanks Alfie.
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 2,446 01-09-2022, 08:36 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Hi Chris and IT savvy people out there, does anybody know the cost of getting the updates done and any ongoing server maintenance if that's the tech term ? - I have no problem chipping in towards any ...
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 2,446 29-08-2022, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Saturday Race Day
Post: RE: Saturday Race Day

Anyone know why management seemed to prioritise the "warm up" lap over the Lightweight Race ? ... I can't see the point in risking delays by having a warm up lap that includes bikes that aren't even r...
Alfie Noakes Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,349 28-08-2022, 02:35 PM
    Thread: MGP is go!
Post: RE: MGP is go!

Be careful if you're heading towards the Hairpin after Roads Open - Dibble were swarming there tonight with 2 speed guns within seconds of the Roads Open car passing ..... not at all condoning speedin...
Alfie Noakes Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 1,307 23-08-2022, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Manx 2022
Post: RE: Manx 2022

Very nice - thanks ... lovely to see the variety at MGP and the TZ / RS 250 2-pokes..
Alfie Noakes ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 24 4,772 22-08-2022, 04:04 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX 2022

I'm over later today until 28th on plane ... after booking plane I managed to buy an enduro bike on the island which I could do with getting back to UK at some point so if anyone has space for a DRZ40...
Alfie Noakes Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 19 5,511 16-08-2022, 09:26 AM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

within the last few days when I click on the site i'm getting Norton pop-up message telling me they've blocked a Malicious Domain Request 22 and the toolbar is telling me that the site is Not secure -...
Alfie Noakes ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 2,446 10-08-2022, 09:27 PM
    Thread: Another Consultation
Post: RE: Another Consultation

(20-07-2022, 03:32 PM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: My thoughts exactly! Maybe they could leave the Duke TT village & other "temporary" TT accommodation up all year round! and you can guarantee th...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,490 20-07-2022, 06:14 PM
    Thread: Blasts From The Past
Post: RE: Blasts From The Past

Very nice - thanks ... loving the cubs/scouts and scoreboard crew standing in the road and sitting on the front of the boards ..... dems were the hazy days of my woggle cub/scout youth
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 8,666 20-07-2022, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Another Consultation
Post: RE: Another Consultation

I'm in/on the same boat as you Cap'n with that view on just having numbers on the IoM seems to be more important than full length races on the advertised days ..... I honestly have no idea how they th...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,490 20-07-2022, 03:08 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

Anywhere in the Oxford / Bucks area apart from Wetherspoons any pint is £5+ and fish n chips is £10-11 and there's not road racing on my doorstep .... you might also be surprised how much the multi t...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 12-06-2022, 08:35 PM
    Thread: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this time
Post: RE: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this ti...

The whole section of road /course past the traffic lights at Bray Hill bottom to QB was cold planed right back and relaid/resurfaced between TT 2019 and this year(I think in 2021).....not getting into...
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 2,551 11-06-2022, 04:43 PM
    Thread: Goose neck
Post: RE: Goose neck

great TT Course pic, nothing lucky about it considering your effort and desire involved to get there...good work
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 10,438 10-06-2022, 08:12 PM
    Thread: Sticky Pix 2022
Post: RE: Sticky Pix 2022

As ever Mike / Sticky - excellent fab pics,  .. am just up getting ready, bimbling up to grandstand from Braddan then back to QB for warm-up lap ... the Race Day buzz/burble/noise/excitement already k...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 22 4,990 04-06-2022, 07:22 AM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

rgds and RIP brave young man ..
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 3,114 02-06-2022, 01:48 PM
    Thread: Practice Pics
Post: RE: Practice Pics

Fab - keep 'em coming.....
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 9 2,415 01-06-2022, 09:59 AM
    Thread: Practice Pics
Post: RE: Practice Pics

(31-05-2022, 12:11 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: He might want to keep it quiet - just in case there's a prohibited sign put there next time he shows up. Fret not - had permission and the closer pic was remote...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 9 2,415 31-05-2022, 09:25 AM
    Thread: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!
Post: RE: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!

[Image: https://i.ibb.co/y8h1tvq/DSC-6701.jpg] Sunset and a few drinks in Port Erin
Alfie Noakes ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 6 2,658 29-05-2022, 08:04 PM
    Thread: Practice Pics
Post: Practice Pics

[Image: https://i.ibb.co/qnhfd1D/DSC-6718.jpg] [Image: https://i.ibb.co/0By6HLK/DSC-6712.jpg] [Image: https://i.ibb.co/x19KGwq/DSC-6721.jpg]
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 9 2,415 29-05-2022, 08:01 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

(17-05-2022, 04:47 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: Watching MD's rear tyre disintegrate at speed with the back end coming round reminded me of his fathers crash at Ballaugh for some reason.  It's a miracle no se...
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,792 27-05-2022, 04:32 PM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

[Image: https://i.ibb.co/4ftFGbm/DSC-6684.jpg] [Image: https://i.ibb.co/5rfdvJs/DSC-6694.jpg] [Image: https://i.ibb.co/cCxtHC4/DSC-6685.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/jR0YrJ0/DSC-6696.jpg] [Image: http...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 27-05-2022, 04:12 PM
    Thread: Are you there yet
Post: RE: Are you there yet

I'm here and alongside the much missed TT Buzz enjoying a lot of family and Manx mooching/skeet catch-up after 2 years covid malarkey....great to be back seeing the IoM back getting back to life - thi...
Alfie Noakes Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 1,875 26-05-2022, 08:49 AM
    Thread: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!
Post: RE: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!

just been for a womble around the course, Governors green looking not been swept yet, pics of the new red flag lights......lots of new surfacing out there but approach to Hillberry is bumpy and exit i...
Alfie Noakes ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 6 2,658 25-05-2022, 03:36 PM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

here we go ... getting there....Honda and Suzuki artics are in there now [Image: https://i.ibb.co/gPXNZnX/DSC-6661.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/9gHNm85/DSC-6662.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/VShVVrC/DS...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 24-05-2022, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!
Post: RE: Build up pics 2022, it's getting close!

so so good to be back on a TT boat and seeing my home island come into view, few bikes on board gagging to get off.....lovely [Image: https://i.ibb.co/nQ4c0CJ/DSC-6644.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/Rbh...
Alfie Noakes ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 6 2,658 24-05-2022, 09:18 AM
    Thread: TT race course ready for 2022
Post: RE: TT race course ready for 2022

At the IMC at Rugby recently i'm sure Neil said there had to be more marshals now for every session - sure he said 600, as M78 says the electronic red flag screen things are only controlled by race co...
Alfie Noakes Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 6 2,357 24-05-2022, 09:13 AM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

bit foggy today ...[Image: https://i.ibb.co/x3f5Yw1/IMG-20220522-WA0001.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/VT7cpNn/IMG-20220522-WA0003.jpg]
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 22-05-2022, 04:39 PM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

no probs ... courtesy of my niece and sister who have been packing the goodie bags for the Marshals....
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 21-05-2022, 06:16 PM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

here we / you go guys and girls ... The TT 2022 Buzz has started and is up and running...Bathams have got in early.. [Image: https://i.ibb.co/sQ4T9tM/20220521-115528.jpg][Image: https://i.ibb.co/3yzPK...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 21-05-2022, 03:56 PM
    Thread: Paddock pics.
Post: RE: Paddock pics.

(19-05-2022, 08:14 PM)stretch Wrote: Is anyone going to post any pics of the paddock build up this year ? I'm over from late Monday 23rd for a few weeks ... i'll get some from paddock / course and p...
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 12 3,071 20-05-2022, 06:52 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

(15-05-2022, 05:51 PM)milestone 11 Wrote: Well, there's a thing Alfie. I heard that in commentary as well but I had the impression that it only applied to the Yamaha and Aprilia. However, I have lit...
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,792 15-05-2022, 09:00 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

Listening to the commentary I thought I picked up that 700cc engines were allowed in the class this year ? and that Ryan was running 700cc motors ... or was it just the new for 2022 bikes R7 and RS660...
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,792 15-05-2022, 05:40 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

that tyre debacle is a shocking lethal disgrace, you would hope it's nothing to with a post-covid reduced manufacturing budget or testing schedule .... it's the first very high top speed race meeting ...
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,792 15-05-2022, 04:30 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

thanks M11 .. just plugged into it now
Alfie Noakes Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,792 10-05-2022, 10:51 AM
    Thread: TT 2022 Countdown
Post: RE: TT 2022 Countdown

[Image: https://i.ibb.co/jgg8Qb5/tt-2016-074-2.jpg]
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 130 19,922 07-05-2022, 04:50 PM
    Thread: TT 2022 Countdown
Post: RE: TT 2022 Countdown

Dommyman ^^^^ where is that fine pic of that equally fine TZ250 located ??
Alfie Noakes TT2022 Photographs & Video Links 130 19,922 06-05-2022, 08:03 PM
    Thread: Clichés
Post: RE: Clichés

Just can't wait to hear "and we're racing again on the IoM TT Course" come over the radio ... hell even "there's a 10 min delay" would be good to hear after 2 years off....
Alfie Noakes TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 10,697 06-05-2022, 09:40 AM