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    Thread: RIP Keith Farmer
Post: RIP Keith Farmer

Just read this sad news, only 35 and statement just reads ‘suddenly passed away’ . Watched him many times on the short circuits, great rider. Sad news.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,007 10-11-2022, 01:34 PM
    Thread: Macau Image - who is the rider?
Post: RE: Macau Image - who is the rider?

If that was 2019 number 17 was down as Daniel Kruger .
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 10 1,202 04-11-2022, 09:26 AM
    Thread: Mid-Antrim 150
Post: Mid-Antrim 150

Great shame had to be cancelled this weekend due to protest damage to the course.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/northern-ireland/62861072
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 6 1,703 10-09-2022, 10:05 PM
    Thread: Cal Crutchlow back in MotoGP
Post: Cal Crutchlow back in MotoGP

He will replace Dovizioso when he retires after the Misano GP ‘til the end of season. Hope he does well .
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,197 06-08-2022, 07:54 AM
    Thread: RichEnergyOMG Sponsorship Confusion
Post: RichEnergyOMG Sponsorship Confusion

Seems the current OMG BSB and other OMG race teams are having problems dealing with the RichEnergy sponsorship contract which may or may not be terminated, statements have been issued… https://www.au...
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,359 21-07-2022, 09:14 AM
    Thread: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE
Post: RE: TT+ NOW LIVE TO SUBSCRIBE

I assume you will only be able to receive TTLive on your network mobile device when you are out round the course unless you are in a pub with a wifi connection. Anyone have an idea of the amount of da...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 85 28,870 18-05-2022, 05:51 PM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

Slightly off subject but Barregarrow great for watching sidecars, passengers backside inches from the wall. Friend was at Darley Moor at the weekend where Dave Molyneux had his KTM 890 outfit running....
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,314 16-05-2022, 08:51 PM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

I think TT-Live is aimed at people who do not attend the event as it will involve access to an internet connection, probably not much use watching at the bottom of barregarrow.
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,314 16-05-2022, 07:49 PM
    Thread: NW200 Supertwins ..Spoiler
Post: NW200 Supertwins ..Spoiler

Just heard Richard Coopers two Supertwins wins have been ruled out . Bike were disqualified for frame infringements. Mr Farquhar will not be best pleased, best to avoid I think. https://www.bikesport...
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,548 14-05-2022, 07:43 PM
    Thread: NW200 2022
Post: RE: NW200 2022

Bad batch of Dunlops apparently, rather spoiled the last race. https://www.northwest200.org/statement-f...lop-tyres/
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 32 8,801 14-05-2022, 05:17 PM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

Probably difficult to get an internet connection sitting in a hedge with my laptop, not to mention the blazing sun shining on the screen.
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,314 09-05-2022, 08:10 AM
    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: TT Radio commentary

Does anyone know if the radio commentary will still be mainly on AM and will the radio ear pods still be for sale. My old AM radio has ceased to function.
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,314 08-05-2022, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Tony East
Post: RE: Tony East

Very sad news , passed away end of Feb aged 81.  Always available for a chat about his bikes. https://www.iaaf.co.uk/news/tony-east-rip/
SeaCol General Discussion 1 1,599 06-05-2022, 07:59 AM
    Thread: Josh Brookes to NW200
Post: Josh Brookes to NW200

Josh Brookes will replace Michael Dunlop for Paul Bird’s team at the NW200. No mention of TT .  “Two-time British Superbike king Josh Brookes will replace the departed Michael Dunlop in Paul Bird’s M...
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 1,461 27-04-2022, 03:35 PM
    Thread: Ducati V2 Supersport
Post: Ducati V2 Supersport

Reading through the start numbers I see Sam West is riding a Ducati in the Supersport class. Have the new rules regarding  increased capacity machines going up to 960cc for twins been accepted for thi...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,308 29-03-2022, 08:13 AM
    Thread: TT 2022
Post: TT 2022

I know this may be a gloomy negative post but ….the TT2021 was cancelled in Dec 2020 due to Covid and logistical reasons, we are now in Dec 2021 and I have just cancelled my Christmas visit to Netherl...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 4,426 18-12-2021, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Covid Tests
Post: RE: Covid Tests

Totally agree, just glad the TT was not scheduled for this week. Hope 2022 brings some good news but at the moment still have doubts.
SeaCol General Discussion 3 2,113 29-11-2021, 08:29 PM
    Thread: Covid Tests
Post: Covid Tests

Just read that due to the new strain of the virus all visitors to the Island will now have to take a covid test on arrival.
SeaCol General Discussion 3 2,113 29-11-2021, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

Love the “Barn Find” paddock bike .
SeaCol ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 2 2,580 26-06-2021, 01:41 PM
    Thread: Olivers Mount Meetings Cancelled
Post: Olivers Mount Meetings Cancelled

Unsafe buildings on the course have caused June and July meetings to be cancelled. Gold Cup to be re-scheduled.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 2,998 17-06-2021, 07:44 AM
    Thread: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcycles Team
Post: RE: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcy...

Have these young lads and lassies actually built a Norton bike yet ? All seems a bit quiet on the production front.
SeaCol General Discussion 2 1,728 05-06-2021, 09:05 PM
    Thread: Spring Cup takes centre stage for first road race of year
Post: RE: Spring Cup takes centre stage for first road r...

Just read the report from Saturday on Bikesportnews. Good to see all the top riders out and in good form. Good to see some road activity at last.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,003 23-05-2021, 08:46 AM
    Thread: Norton V4SS defect list.
Post: RE: Norton V4SS defect list.

The TT Bikes were using Aprilia engines I believe so should not have had engine problems, not sure about the rest of the faults.
SeaCol General Discussion 11 5,874 22-05-2021, 02:32 PM
    Thread: Norton V4SS defect list.
Post: RE: Norton V4SS defect list.

Defect 26 ...”Throttle jamming open” ..oops
SeaCol General Discussion 11 5,874 20-05-2021, 08:15 PM
    Thread: Esso Ethanol Free
Post: Esso Ethanol Free

For those interested, “Although our pumps have E5 labels on them, our Synergy Supreme+ 99 is actually ethanol free (except, due to technical supply reasons, in Devon, Cornwall, North Wales, North Engl...
SeaCol General Discussion 0 1,820 10-05-2021, 05:12 PM
    Thread: Bol d’Or
Post: Bol d’Or

Just had an email saying the Bol d’Or at the Paul Ricard circuit is on in Sept. this year.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 1,068 23-04-2021, 06:30 PM
    Thread: New Council to Represent Motorcyclists
Post: New Council to Represent Motorcyclists

Just been reading about the new National Motorcyclist Council , a coalition of existing motorcycle groups with the aim of liaising with the UK govt. to represent the motorcycling fraternity. I wish it...
SeaCol General Discussion 0 1,891 30-03-2021, 07:46 PM
    Thread: Some Information the New Ferry
Post: RE: Some Information the New Ferry

Bring back coal fired steamers, quicker and cheaper.
SeaCol General Discussion 3 3,256 19-03-2021, 05:32 PM
    Thread: Steam packet options for Classic TT / MGP Bookings
Post: RE: Steam packet options for Classic TT / MGP Book...

I must commend the Steam Packet on their swift response to full refunds, received my TT and Southern 100 refunds within days of events being cancelled. Big thumbs up to Steam Packet.
SeaCol Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 2,319 16-03-2021, 06:53 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop making final preparations for Daytona 200 in USA
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop making final preparations for D...

Michael qualified 21st out of 56 for the Daytona race. Pretty good I would say.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,024 13-03-2021, 01:05 PM
    Thread: classic
Post: RE: classic

TT was cancelled 6 months in advance and we are approaching that timescale now. I realise the Classic/MGP has less visitors but still a major event. I do worry for the S100 with this latest outbreak, ...
SeaCol Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 6,986 05-03-2021, 02:52 PM
    Thread: Dates confirmed for Motorcycle Live 2021
Post: RE: Dates confirmed for Motorcycle Live 2021

That’s the week after the EICMA show which may influence the number of companies who will want to attend both events.
SeaCol General Discussion 1 1,598 12-02-2021, 10:40 AM
    Thread: Isle of Wight Road Races
Post: Isle of Wight Road Races

Just read the planned IOW Races have been postponed ‘til 2022. Have my doubts if this will ever happen.
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,120 09-02-2021, 04:42 PM
    Thread: World SSP300
Post: World SSP300

Maverick Vinales father to head up a WorldSSP300 team, seems to be backed by Yamaha. Not sure about the colour scheme. https://www.worldsbk.com/en/news/2021/Vi...ya2SGbY5ag
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 1,030 06-01-2021, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Isle of Man government updates
Post: RE: Isle of Man government updates

9 months to vaccinate 34k people does not sound very ambitious considering that may mean the borders remain closed for most of the year.
SeaCol General Discussion 48 29,403 12-12-2020, 10:20 AM
    Thread: Ducati up for Sale ?
Post: Ducati up for Sale ?

Volkswagen/Audi looking to sell off some of the group. Rumours about Ducati being sold, even lumping them in with Lamborghini as a joint sale. Anyone got any spare cash ? https://uk.reuters.com/artic...
SeaCol General Discussion 1 2,421 23-11-2020, 08:16 PM
    Thread: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?
Post: RE: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?

I don’t think having a smaller capacity Moto3 race would be very popular with spectators, unfair I know, but from my experience even when the Supertwins are racing a lot of the crowd seem to drift awa...
SeaCol General Discussion 17 9,462 16-11-2020, 12:02 PM
    Thread: CRUTCHLOW UNABLE TO FINISH RACE 1 IN VALENCIA
Post: RE: CRUTCHLOW UNABLE TO FINISH RACE 1 IN VALENCIA

Crutchlow maybe off to Yamaha as test rider ? https://motomatters.com/news/2020/11/09/...tical.html
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,460 09-11-2020, 06:14 PM
    Thread: FIM, Dorna WorldSBK and MSVR to collaborate on evolution of the Supersport Class
Post: RE: FIM, Dorna WorldSBK and MSVR to collaborate on...

Interesting developments. I see mention of the Triumph 765, I thought this was only available as the Street Triple unless someone knows Triumph are going to produce more Moto2 Daytonas to add to the L...
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,219 09-11-2020, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Aprilia RS660
Post: RE: Aprilia RS660

A 300cc class would probably have to be 400cc to include all the main manufacturers and then you probably get into the same situation as the supertwins.
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 9,498 29-10-2020, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Aprilia RS660
Post: Aprilia RS660

Just been reading reviews of the RS660 and with the Supertwins class proposed increase to 700cc suspect the Aprilia will give the opposition a run for their money. Think the class needed more manufact...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 9,498 28-10-2020, 06:42 PM
    Thread: TT decision 'in next couple of months'
Post: RE: TT decision 'in next couple of months'

I assume Covid-19 will be around forever, as are colds/flu/pneumonia etc, then at some stage the IOM govt will have to decide to wait for a vacine or keep the borders closed and I doubt a vacine will ...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 11,620 09-10-2020, 07:50 AM
    Thread: Ewan and Charlie
Post: Ewan and Charlie

Off again, plus about a hundred support crew. Going electric this time but doubt it will have the same effect as had on GS sales. https://youtu.be/611fw81BN98
SeaCol ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 1 2,409 08-09-2020, 04:41 PM
    Thread: BSB Spectators
Post: BSB Spectators

Looks as though spectators are now probably not being allowed at BSB events. I bought tickets a couple of weeks ago for Donington when they went on sale but now they have been withdrawn from sale for ...
SeaCol Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 909 31-07-2020, 11:38 AM
    Thread: Moto Guzzi V8
Post: Moto Guzzi V8

Interesting video with Bill Lomas talking about the V8 https://youtu.be/Ikv_lN4LKxc
SeaCol General Discussion 1 2,749 19-07-2020, 08:59 AM
    Thread: Norton Motorcycles Creditors report – How much money is owed?
Post: RE: Norton Motorcycles Creditors report – How much...

I wish them luck getting their money back . https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-le...ting-story
SeaCol General Discussion 3 4,204 25-06-2020, 02:36 PM
    Thread: ‘TT LOCK-IN’: 8 DAYS OF EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONTENT
Post: RE: ‘TT LOCK-IN’: 8 DAYS OF EXCLUSIVE DIGITAL CONT...

Watched last night, thought it was good. Loved Milky Quayle describing every minute of the lap, he was totally animated and full on. The virtual ‘race’ was good . Good DJ tribute. Looking forward to t...
SeaCol TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 4,392 07-06-2020, 04:50 PM
    Thread: Keppel gate
Post: RE: Keppel gate

Do remember a few years ago getting a front wheel puncture right outside the Creg pub coming from Douglas . My mates were already at Windy Corner so parked the bike at the pub and set off on a long wa...
SeaCol General Discussion 4 3,941 19-05-2020, 05:55 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Garage Tour
Post: Peter Hickman Garage Tour

Something to watch while self-isolating. https://youtu.be/kRHIDALSrzE
SeaCol General Discussion 2 3,137 30-03-2020, 10:35 AM
    Thread: Camping outside of tt fortnight
Post: RE: Camping outside of tt fortnight

I have parked overnight at the end of Peel prom with no problem, also at the big car park at  Cregneash and Douglas Prom but these were always during bike racing periods where a blind eye may have bee...
SeaCol General Discussion 7 5,639 12-03-2020, 04:04 PM