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    Thread: Motorhome to the TT
Post: RE: Motorhome to the TT

Hi Nasher i realised after i posted it was the swimming pool one as the football club this year was under construction . I got to think about my friends as at the moment they will be stuck with no tr...
cornishman General Discussion 10 16,544 29-10-2017, 02:05 PM
    Thread: Motorhome to the TT
Post: RE: Motorhome to the TT

We had a Bungalow in Peel this year and it was ok we had a lot of meals in the Marine . Was that on Peel football club site you stayed just up from shoprite ?
cornishman General Discussion 10 16,544 28-10-2017, 10:24 PM
    Thread: Motorhome to the TT
Post: RE: Motorhome to the TT

I had a word with Steam Packet about the crossing and they recon £400 to £550 depending when we sail so we might go the weekend before practice and have a couple of weeks over there . Any campsite ...
cornishman General Discussion 10 16,544 28-10-2017, 05:41 PM
    Thread: Motorhome to the TT
Post: RE: Motorhome to the TT

Thanks for that Nasher was your crossing during the TT period and what is your motorhome as my friends is a 4 berth based on a peugeot boxer Ian
cornishman General Discussion 10 16,544 18-10-2017, 08:08 PM
    Thread: Motorhome to the TT
Post: Motorhome to the TT

Hi Guys just trying to prepare for TT 2019 as next year is already booked by bike. A friend has a Peugeot Boxer motorhome ( 1st time TT virgin ) and i have a 7.5 ton converted truck to motorhome and ...
cornishman General Discussion 10 16,544 16-10-2017, 08:26 PM
    Thread: NEC Bikeshow
Post: RE: NEC Bikeshow

(26-09-2017, 08:19 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Weekday definitely Cornishman! Weekends are mad. Just as i thought thanks Splasdown
cornishman General Discussion 2 7,400 27-09-2017, 06:07 AM
    Thread: NEC Bikeshow
Post: NEC Bikeshow

Off to the NEC Bikeshow to see what i can buy for next year , never been before so was thinking that during the week it will be quieter . What do you guys think ,which is the best time to visit Chee...
cornishman General Discussion 2 7,400 26-09-2017, 07:08 PM
    Thread: Crossing Swap or Buy
Post: Crossing Swap or Buy

Hi Guys due to unforseen badly broken leg it looks like after years of getting a life long mate over to the island his wife will not be on a bike any time soon . I have a crossing for 2 bikes and pil...
cornishman Miscellaneous Wanted 0 3,325 26-07-2017, 07:30 AM
    Thread: Best network for roaming?
Post: RE: Best network for roaming?

i am with EE and halfway over on the ferry i had a message telling me that whilst in IOM all UK & EU calls and 500mb are included in my contract .The other half is with 3 and hers is the same
cornishman General Discussion 7 12,289 02-06-2017, 07:20 AM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

Capones  is also a cafe  we have an Irish breakfast when we go into Douglas shopping normally on Mad Sunday Not long now only 4 weeks 1 day before we leave home
cornishman General Discussion 18 33,279 01-05-2017, 07:01 PM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

Thanks for the replies guys, The ferry docks at 6am so will have to probably wait for a fry up until a few places open ,so Mc.D's for a muffin and coffee i recon .
cornishman General Discussion 18 33,279 21-04-2017, 07:15 AM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: early morning cafe

I see on facebook that Harry's Cafe in Douglas is closed ,that used to be our first call for breakfast just off the ferry . Other than The Cafe which is always out the door is there any other Cafe's ...
cornishman General Discussion 18 33,279 18-04-2017, 07:43 PM
    Thread: Donnington or Brands Hatch
Post: RE: Donnington or Brands Hatch

Well Donnington it is ,hotel all booked thanks for the replies Ian
cornishman General Discussion 5 9,727 27-12-2016, 09:30 PM
    Thread: Donnington or Brands Hatch
Post: RE: Donnington or Brands Hatch

(25-12-2016, 11:07 AM)Nasher Wrote: Hi, Don't forget that the Brands round in April will be on the indy (short circuit), which in my opinion is not a great place for superbikes. Hi Nasher yeah i di...
cornishman General Discussion 5 9,727 25-12-2016, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Donnington or Brands Hatch
Post: Donnington or Brands Hatch

Hi Guys i want to get a round of BSB in before the TT and can't decide on Donnington for the first round as i have never been there or stick to Brands Hatch as we went this year and like that t...
cornishman General Discussion 5 9,727 24-12-2016, 12:30 PM
    Thread: MOTO GP Silverstone
Post: RE: MOTO GP Silverstone

(31-08-2016, 07:19 PM)cornishman Wrote: Thanks for the info Brian very helpfull ,the weather looks good at the moment but the ride up from Cornwall looks iffy on Saturday. Daughter lives in the next...
cornishman General Discussion 4 7,958 05-09-2016, 07:24 PM
    Thread: MOTO GP Silverstone
Post: RE: MOTO GP Silverstone

Thanks for the info Brian very helpfull ,the weather looks good at the moment but the ride up from Cornwall looks iffy on Saturday. Daughter lives in the next village to Silverstone and we are staying...
cornishman General Discussion 4 7,958 31-08-2016, 07:19 PM
    Thread: MOTO GP Silverstone
Post: MOTO GP Silverstone

Never been to a track race and myself and a mate are heading to Silverstone this weekend for the Moto GP. I am planning just race day on Sunday and thinking of General Admission tickets (due to pric...
cornishman General Discussion 4 7,958 29-08-2016, 07:04 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(09-06-2016, 08:35 PM)Azman Wrote: Just back home from the Island, many comments in here about changes that probably not attainable through this forum, however, having spent a few days up at the Bun...
cornishman General Discussion 203 374,493 14-06-2016, 10:16 AM
    Thread: When did your TT love affair start
Post: RE: When did your TT love affair start

For me it was 1974 in my mates garage building a T110 chopper ,we used to sit on it saying we were off to the TT when it was done. Alas it never got done neither did the TT 2014 was the first time,las...
cornishman General Discussion 15 28,104 30-05-2016, 07:17 PM
    Thread: parking near Liverpool docks
Post: RE: parking near Liverpool docks

Thanks for the suggestion of airport parking i have already looked into that,no problem with transport as i will have the bike in the van and going over on that cheers Ian
cornishman General Discussion 3 6,442 21-05-2016, 07:58 AM
    Thread: parking near Liverpool docks
Post: parking near Liverpool docks

Hi Guys i have everything sorted but for parking ,last year we were allowed to park in the hotel car park for 10 nights . Staying there again this year for one night but like to have a plan in case w...
cornishman General Discussion 3 6,442 20-05-2016, 07:12 PM
    Thread: Trike Ferry Fare
Post: RE: Trike Ferry Fare

Yeah helped a lot thanks
cornishman General Discussion 4 7,043 30-04-2016, 09:36 PM
    Thread: Trike Ferry Fare
Post: Trike Ferry Fare

Hi Guys a group of friends are thinking of going to next years TT and wanted a rough idea the cost of the ferry from Liverpool by trike. I know the cost of bike plus pillion but is there a premium ...
cornishman General Discussion 4 7,043 10-04-2016, 11:49 AM
    Thread: Whos getting excited????
Post: RE: Whos getting excited????

Third time this year ,everything sorted.Even fired up the FJR in the shed after winter layup(still not going out on salted roads though),It was a lifelong ambition to go to the TT and now trying to g...
cornishman General Discussion 14 27,005 08-03-2016, 08:50 PM
    Thread: mountain photos
Post: RE: mountain photos

cheers for that
cornishman General Discussion 2 6,239 18-06-2015, 09:44 PM
    Thread: mountain photos
Post: mountain photos

Last year i had a good photo of me going around the gooseneck ,bought it online but can't remember where i got it .Any of you guys got a link because i would like a new photo on my new bike Cheers Ia...
cornishman General Discussion 2 6,239 15-06-2015, 08:34 PM
    Thread: Motor factors etc in Douglas ?
Post: RE: Motor factors etc in Douglas ?

All sorted thanks guys,bought some in JACs in the main street Douglas followed by an Irish breakfast in Capones very nice thank you
cornishman General Discussion 4 8,095 13-06-2015, 07:17 PM
    Thread: Motor factors etc in Douglas ?
Post: Motor factors etc in Douglas ?

Got 2 days left touring around the island and my chinese copy go pro has come unstuck ,I need to source some 3 M sticky pads to stick it back to my bike .I can't recall seeing any in my travels can an...
cornishman General Discussion 4 8,095 13-06-2015, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Best fish 'n' chips?
Post: RE: Best fish 'n' chips?

(21-05-2015, 07:21 AM)SILJA Wrote: Where on the island is the best? Terrace chippy in Douglas gets my vote ,prices not bad but first class fish n chips very clean and well presented premises and sta...
cornishman General Discussion 11 31,414 08-06-2015, 08:08 AM
    Thread: Go Pro which one
Post: Go Pro which one

Hi guys going to get treated to a Go Pro for birthday and xmas by the wife but we haven't a clue which one to buy .We will have it dash mounted in her Freelander and my transit also want to fit it to...
cornishman General Discussion 3 8,126 29-11-2014, 06:13 PM