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    Thread: TT Radio commentary
Post: RE: TT Radio commentary

I'll be taking my trusty Roberts radio that I bought about years ago. You could get one for around £20 plus a few quid for the 4 D batteries needed. Loud enough to hear clearly above any radios nearby...
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 12,935 16-05-2022, 07:15 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Jeezo, that sounds like a fair ordeal you've been through Malcolm. Glad you have a recovery plan in front of you and hope you get through it well.  Mash is the food of champions! I'm sure you will so...
Yamaham ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 25,510 27-09-2021, 08:08 AM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

This is really sad news Malcolm. I hope it turns out not to be as worrying as it sounds. I stumbled onto this site/forum a few years ago now, and have been a regular visitor since. The level of commi...
Yamaham ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 25,510 06-09-2021, 10:03 AM
    Thread: Superstock 2022
Post: RE: Superstock 2022

That's a relief! I thought we were being robbed of a race! Thanks for clearing that up! :icon_lol:
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 5,173 03-03-2021, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Superstock 2022
Post: Superstock 2022

I tried to post this on the TT 2022 race schedule, but the thread is locked. I was wondering if I've missed something. I knew they were introducing warm up sessions, and have cancelled the Zero, but t...
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 5,173 02-03-2021, 08:59 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I had to get one right eventually!! Have watched from a spot just before there, at the the junction at Johnny Watersons Lane. Am I right in thinking that there is three left-hand bends that start fro...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 21-02-2021, 06:25 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Is it one of the bends at Cronk ny Mona, heading down to Signpost? The steep grass banks seem about right. Not sure if you would be able to see someone in their garden though.
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 21-02-2021, 04:38 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Gorse Lea!? Another reason I had ruled it out was because of the pavement! Oh well, I'll get it right sometime! That really is a scary video of Paul Shoesmith. Sends shivers down the spine thinking o...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 18-02-2021, 09:19 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

The only corner I can think of with that white crash barriers is Gorse lea, but I think the corner looks too tight to be there. I would take a punt on it being somewhere between Kirk Michael and Balla...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 17-02-2021, 09:06 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Tremendous pic Alfie! Thanks for sharing. Could be a real collectors item too. Is it from the Senior in 2016? If so, would that make it the last time McPint rode a Fireblade round the Mountain course...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 15-02-2021, 12:43 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I was lucky enough to hear and smell it Captain. Great to see a bike like that back. Pity it wasn't more competitive. I'm sure the old dog aboard gave it everything he had though! Will let others have...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 13-02-2021, 02:21 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Would agree with Captain that it is the end of Cronk y Voddy. I have watched from the apex of that corner a few times. I can't comprehend how the top riders can take that corner at the speeds they do....
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 12-02-2021, 09:48 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Struggling with the where on this! Is it the left hander before the approach into Kirk Michael?
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 10-02-2021, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s
Post: RE: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s

Really good thread! That's a really precious find there Tony2000! My thanks too for sharing.  I like the photo of your great-great Uncle having a spill at Ramsey hairpin by the look of it. Can't help...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 15 10,139 10-01-2021, 05:42 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Really not got a clue, but looks like it could be taken around mid-noughties by my guesswork. Trying to think of Suzuki straddlers from back then. I'll take a punt on either the late Gary Carswell o...
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 06-01-2021, 05:17 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

If you want tips on how to take blurred photos, I'm your man! :icon_lol: I've not got a steady hand for photography! No clue with the next one yet! I'll go and do some homework!!
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 09-11-2020, 08:27 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I can almost make out his name on the fairing or I would be absolutely clueless. Is it Danila Krasniuk? If so, is he special as the first Russian to compete in MGP?
Yamaham ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 669 318,026 08-11-2020, 09:55 PM
    Thread: Flyover and underpass among TT access options
Post: RE: Flyover and underpass among TT access options

A flyover or underpass both sound very expensive options. I wonder how much cash the manx government are willing to throw at this in a time when there is no tourist money adding to the economy. I woul...
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 3,418 08-11-2020, 09:34 PM
    Thread: Self catering accomodation wanted for TT 2021
Post: Self catering accomodation wanted for TT 2021

Hi all, I'm looking for self catered accommodation for the missus and me at next years TT. Dodgy back means my camping days are over. We had a great wee one bedroom flat for our first homestay last y...
Yamaham Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 0 1,680 29-06-2020, 08:41 PM
    Thread: DJ - 17 years ago
Post: RE: DJ - 17 years ago

I agree with you clivem, in that DJ would've went on to be regarded as 'King of the Mountain', and surely would of been in the conversation as one of the true all-time great road racers. As race fans,...
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 7,863 01-06-2020, 08:33 PM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

I hope you mucked in with the shovelling c iom tt? :icon_lol: I'm a bit paranoid when next to the track that I'll do something stupid that causes a delay, or worse. The misuss reckons I've got O.C.D a...
Yamaham General Discussion 47 30,271 14-05-2020, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

If you manage to get your hands on some Okells, Laverda, be sure to let us know how you managed it. I'm liking the idea of sitting in the garden with a kipper bap and an Okells bitter whilst Manx radi...
Yamaham General Discussion 47 30,271 05-05-2020, 11:48 AM
    Thread: SYNETIQ BMW REVEAL HUTCHINSON'S RETURN
Post: RE: SYNETIQ BMW REVEAL HUTCHINSON'S RETURN

It seems to me that both parties feel that there is unfinished business, at the T.T in particular. Hutchy had his fingertips on the Senior trophy before his crash in 2017 and surely would've went well...
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 3,629 29-04-2020, 02:17 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet options for TT 2020 bookings
Post: RE: Steam Packet options for TT 2020 bookings

I had to copy and paste the link too. Almost got caught out as I tried to scroll down the page as it shifted my selection to full refund option! Thank crunchie I noticed before clicking submit! One to...
Yamaham General Discussion 10 7,410 29-04-2020, 09:47 AM
    Thread: Captain Tom. Bike Racer
Post: Captain Tom. Bike Racer

I'm sure all of you have been following the brilliant story of Captain Tom and his fundraising phenomenon. My missus was just reading about him on a Wikipedia page that has appeared. It says that  Cap...
Yamaham General Discussion 0 2,380 18-04-2020, 09:34 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

I'm a relative newcomer to some of the great stories on here so far, though like most of you it is my first experience that comes to mind. My first T.T was with some mates in 2009 and I'll never forge...
Yamaham General Discussion 47 30,271 31-03-2020, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Racing legend Tony Rutter sadly passes away
Post: RE: Racing legend Tony Rutter sadly passes away

Really sad news. Sympathies to all his family and friends. R.I.P Tony.
Yamaham General Discussion 15 8,678 24-03-2020, 04:41 PM
    Thread: Council objects to new TT Grandstand bridge
Post: RE: Council objects to new TT Grandstand bridge

Shame. We watched a practice session there one night last year. It was more fun watching the security guard shouting and screaming at almost every punter that crossed over 'KEEP MOVING ON THE BRIDGE P...
Yamaham General Discussion 1 1,796 16-03-2020, 06:02 PM
    Thread: Record eighth 'Race of Legends' victory for home hero Michael Dunlop at Armoy
Post: RE: Record eighth 'Race of Legends' victory for ho...

I wrote on here after his crash at the Southern 100, suggesting that MD's season was over and that he had a long winter of contemplation ahead of him! How wrong could I be! Can't wait to see what he c...
Yamaham Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,578 28-07-2019, 09:14 AM
    Thread: ACU TT Statement
Post: RE: ACU TT Statement

It looked inevitable that they would have to. What's been said? Was this from the inquiry into the Mercer incident?
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,999 16-07-2019, 06:17 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' after Southern 100 crash
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' afte...

I know Michael Dunlop can split opinions of race fans, but I do feel for the guy. In the toughest period of his career he isn't getting much luck! Hardly any bike time in the past 12 months, he will b...
Yamaham General Discussion 5 5,115 14-07-2019, 01:04 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet records higher TT visitors
Post: RE: Steam Packet records higher TT visitors

I presume we'll all get discount for next year then? Reward to loyal customers and all that! :confused:
Yamaham TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 5,306 14-06-2019, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Where ya watching
Post: RE: Where ya watching

I like the look of that, might give it a go! Only watched at Glen Helen once, up the bank beside the timing beam, was ok, but got eaten alive by midges! Always think it's great at conkers, Crosby lea...
Yamaham General Discussion 12 10,004 30-05-2019, 06:20 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

Glad it's not just me! I couldn't get to grips with it either. I read after the session that you can pin your favourite riders so they always remain at the top of your page. I'm going to try and pin t...
Yamaham General Discussion 54 49,692 26-05-2019, 08:45 PM
    Thread: TT 2019
Post: RE: TT 2019

Me too. Got four days of work to get through first unfortunately. Not sure about the new timing site though. I'm a bit of a technophobe so it takes me a while to adjust to new computer stuff. Was grea...
Yamaham General Discussion 16 12,856 26-05-2019, 08:37 PM
    Thread: Whats the first thing you do after getting on the Island?
Post: RE: Whats the first thing you do after getting on ...

We arrive at 6pm on Friday. Planning to head to the homestay we've booked, dump off the bags, then head to the Railway Inn to catch what's left of the practice session. Can't wait. Hope everyone has a...
Yamaham General Discussion 17 13,374 25-05-2019, 09:03 AM