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    Thread: Barry Symmons has passed away, after a short illness
Post: RE: Barry Symmons has passed away, after a short i...

Sad news indeed, a real team leader
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 410 08-03-2024, 09:12 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston doubtful for NW200
Post: Lee Johnston doubtful for NW200

Poor Lee, he has no luck https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/68497214
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 328 08-03-2024, 09:11 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson heading back to TT 2024
Post: RE: Gary Johnson heading back to TT 2024

Good news!! He's a top rider when he's on form
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 3 10,217 28-01-2024, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Tandragee 2024 cancelled
Post: RE: Tandragee 2024 cancelled

Road racing in Ireland is dying fast now - as a marshal here I have only 3 meetings now.....
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,525 26-12-2023, 08:33 PM
    Thread: Davey Todd to TAS
Post: Davey Todd to TAS

as per the title..... https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/66519875
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 931 16-08-2023, 04:24 PM
    Thread: Andreas racing association on TV!
Post: RE: Andreas racing association on TV!

must get a look at that on Wednesday if I can find it - I see it listed as Motorsport Mundial, 00.55 Wednesday ITV4....we'll see
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 880 06-08-2023, 04:11 PM
    Thread: Armoy Races on TV
Post: RE: Armoy Races on TV

(02-08-2023, 01:43 PM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: Good shout, then ITV4 8pm 14th August (part 1) ITV4 8pm 15th august (part 2) (allegedly!) The race programme lists BBC One NI, ITV4 and Eurosport, b...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 2,607 05-08-2023, 02:50 PM
    Thread: Armoy Races on TV
Post: RE: Armoy Races on TV

I stopped buying it in 2006 when they took a swipe at the TT marshals (which included me at the time)
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 2,607 05-08-2023, 02:45 PM
    Thread: Armoy Races on TV
Post: Armoy Races on TV

Tuesday 8th August, 22.40, BBC One NI https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001pn6w
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 2,607 02-08-2023, 11:34 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop returns to Armoy
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop returns to Armoy

Armoy Races on BBC One NI Tuesday 8th August, after the news around 22.40 https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m001pn6w
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 1,557 02-08-2023, 11:29 AM
    Thread: Davey Todd Moves on
Post: RE: Davey Todd Moves on

and Jonathan Rea is considering a move or retirement maybe https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/66354733
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 921 31-07-2023, 03:18 PM
    Thread: Davey Todd Moves on
Post: Davey Todd Moves on

Davey Todd leaves padgetts https://www.bbc.com/sport/northern-ireland/66363238
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 921 31-07-2023, 03:09 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop returns to Armoy
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop returns to Armoy

MD, came back, cleaned up!! He pushed really hard in very wet conditions in the last race, bike looked rock steady too, others were sliding around more
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 1,557 31-07-2023, 10:39 AM
    Thread: Weather!
Post: RE: Weather!

Last time I went to the TT was 2006, the weather was amazing
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 9 11,183 26-05-2023, 08:40 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

excellent, now I can get out my marshal's gear and look forward
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 15-03-2023, 10:08 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

(13-03-2023, 11:42 AM)milestone 11 Wrote: I can't find anything on the emergency meeting that was due to take place last Thursday, anyone have updates? Someone spilled some confidential details of t...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 13-03-2023, 06:12 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

update: "Emergency meeting has been called for tonight by the MCUI because a new quote has been issued by the insurance company so fingers crossed"
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 09-03-2023, 09:50 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

(14-02-2023, 10:56 PM)scaramanga Wrote: has anyone viewed that gofundme page i looked see how it was going but it dont look right not the same as anyother ive donated too looks legit to me....mcui ...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 15-02-2023, 03:13 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

(11-02-2023, 01:22 PM)boon345 Wrote: What i do not understand surely the overall money that all racing  makes in ireland  .must be more than the insurance, the northwest must be going to lose say a ...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 12-02-2023, 12:08 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

A gofundme has been created to try to raise the shortfall, enabling all NI road racing to proceed...... https://www.gofundme.com/f/mcuiucinsuran...023/donate
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 12,674 12-02-2023, 12:07 PM
    Thread: NW 200 Gets Funding
Post: RE: NW 200 Gets Funding

(15-12-2022, 05:37 PM)Rednine Wrote: I'm delighted to hear of the funding. Most sadly I have never been to either but, from what I read and have read, the Ulster will be tempting me over in 2024. Th...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 9 4,981 17-12-2022, 09:28 PM
    Thread: Olivers mount gold cup meeting back on
Post: RE: Olivers mount gold cup meeting back on

Last time I was at Oliver's Mount was around 1988 - would love to see it again
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 4,325 12-09-2022, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Mid-Antrim 150
Post: RE: Mid-Antrim 150

I suspect the whole story is not being told, some vital details missing in relation to the Queen's death and certain elements who see the running of the races at this time as disrespectful (in their v...
excollier Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 6 4,196 11-09-2022, 02:27 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

Jeepers, I remember Yates's Wine Lodge too......am I"that" old now?
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 15-06-2022, 09:26 PM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

I haven't been to the TT since 2006 (fortnight as a marshal in perfect weather, Rhencullen) - not sure I'll ever be back either
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 12-06-2022, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

that's all folks!! Next year?
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 12:49 PM
    Thread: Rider communication
Post: RE: Rider communication

(11-06-2022, 10:29 AM)billybookcase Wrote: Is there a reason why the riders rely on boards around the course rather than direct links to their pits? The simpler the tech, the more reliable. Can you ...
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 2 3,522 11-06-2022, 10:38 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

(11-06-2022, 10:20 AM)Chris_Sav Wrote: We always stay for a couple of days after the racing and I always find it amazing how quickly the island empties of bikes. Yes, the Island feels strange just p...
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 10:29 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

(11-06-2022, 09:56 AM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Cold wind hear today excollier. Lot less people sat round the corse this morning. Not so many bikes on the road I guess many have gone home or are going today
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 10:01 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

(11-06-2022, 07:46 AM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Fingers crossed it all goes off OK. I'm heading back to Sarah's to watch Lucky you - I'll be at my computer in Ireland.....
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 07:55 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

Manx Weather Weather Issued on Saturday, 11 June 2022 at 4:45am by Ronaldsway Met Office Detailed forecast Dry and bright with some sunny spells this morning, just a few isolated showers possible late...
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 07:19 AM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: Saturday's Schedule

and for the final time..... Sat 11 June 10:00 Roads Close 11:00 Milwaukee Senior TT [6-laps] Start List 19:00* Roads Open
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 11-06-2022, 07:18 AM
    Thread: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this time
Post: RE: Sadly another statement, the Stocktons this ti...

how very sad - condolences to their family.
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 10 6,385 10-06-2022, 08:50 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

(10-06-2022, 04:39 PM)Chrisp955 Wrote: Heard them asking the Marshalls at Sarah's if they would be available for tomorrow. About time the Marshalls got free travel. I come over every year but I woul...
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 04:51 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...r-weather/
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 03:33 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

racing tomorrow.......
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 03:32 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: RE: Today's Schedule

Let's hope for an incident free race then
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 02:54 PM
    Thread: Today's Schedule
Post: Today's Schedule

...fyi... https://www.iomttraces.com/latest/news/r...f-tt-2022/ Make the most of it folks. This could be the last one ever...
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 9,115 10-06-2022, 07:18 AM
    Thread: wednesday delayed
Post: RE: wednesday delayed

listening for the first time this year - don't like the new format
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 5 4,586 08-06-2022, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Thursday 6th June - + Report Links and Pics
Post: RE: Thursday 6th June - NEW Schedule

Excellent win in an excellent close race - well done all riders!!
excollier Race Week 5 3,814 06-06-2019, 01:36 PM
    Thread: Monday 3rd June - Report Links & Results
Post: RE: Monday 3rd June

saddened to hear this news
excollier Race Week 22 9,925 03-06-2019, 04:00 PM
    Thread: Monday 3rd June - Report Links & Results
Post: RE: Monday 3rd June

Will try it for the Supersports later, thanks
excollier Race Week 22 9,925 03-06-2019, 12:15 PM
    Thread: Monday 3rd June - Report Links & Results
Post: RE: Monday 3rd June

Radio is way behind the timing screen - a full sector behind
excollier Race Week 22 9,925 03-06-2019, 11:18 AM
    Thread: Monday 3rd June - Report Links & Results
Post: RE: Monday 3rd June

Manx Radio online keeps dropping out......
excollier Race Week 22 9,925 03-06-2019, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Jamie Cowton Tragically Killed at S100
Post: RE: Jamie Cowton Tragically Killed at S100

Very sad news indeed
excollier General Discussion 6 8,469 13-07-2018, 12:49 PM
    Thread: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 100 races
Post: RE: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 1...

Very sad news indeed
excollier General Discussion 19 22,109 08-07-2018, 08:35 AM
    Thread: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies are giving up on 600cc bikes
Post: RE: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like compa...

The powers are fully intent on legislating everything petrol and diesel powered off the road
excollier TT Related Posts (Only) 16 27,722 05-06-2018, 07:31 PM
    Thread: Monday 4th Race Day + Supersport Report & Pics and Superstock Report & Pics + Results
Post: RE: Monday 4th Race Day

Congratulations Peter Hickman!!
excollier Race Week 5 3,532 04-06-2018, 03:26 PM
    Thread: Tourism Northern Ireland need to wake up and appreciate North West 200
Post: RE: Tourism Northern Ireland need to wake up and a...

I would miss the NW 200 before I'd miss the UGP even though I'm a regular marshal at the former. The UGP is just a better circuit and meeting all round. Havent missed the UGP since 1992 and only misse...
excollier 2018 Irish Meetings 6 2,473 30-05-2018, 08:13 PM
    Thread: Wednesday Night Practice Session - Cancelled by Circuit Incidents
Post: RE: Wednesday Night Practice Session - Cancelled b...

(30-05-2018, 07:32 PM)H2pots Wrote: Hope all involved are ok Indeed
excollier Practice Week 3 3,063 30-05-2018, 08:02 PM