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    Thread: Geoff Duke Memorial Service
Post: RE: Geoff Duke Memorial Service

Thanks for the info V Twin, hardly imaginable in Germany where I live
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,682 03-09-2015, 05:32 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke Memorial Service
Post: Geoff Duke Memorial Service

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nNQOEk_YKIE How often has a race bike been fired up in a church....
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,682 03-09-2015, 04:35 PM
    Thread: Surtees.
Post: RE: Surtees.

For the time being you can find it here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJsNCv7Ef9U
Rennmax General Discussion 33 60,117 12-01-2015, 02:23 PM
    Thread: German Riders
Post: RE: German Riders

(07-01-2015, 08:38 PM)BenjiesDad Wrote: Redline, Thats Heinz with the wooden leg, But with a damm strong arm,, When he slapped you on the back as a greeting, you knew about it ! Here's the proof.....
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 26 116,235 08-01-2015, 08:46 AM
    Thread: Derek Minter RIP
Post: Derek Minter RIP

Derek Minter has passed away [Image: http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu74/...a7151c.jpg]
Rennmax General Discussion 17 33,786 03-01-2015, 08:05 AM
    Thread: Ballig Bridge
Post: RE: Ballig Bridge

Thanks for the information gents! The clipping is part of an article in a German magazine about the German immediate pre-war competitors and general activities, hereby tangling the 'Nazi TT' book. I h...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 33 90,382 11-12-2014, 08:16 PM
    Thread: Ballig Bridge
Post: RE: Ballig Bridge

Here is the reason why I opened this thread [Image: http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu74/...5aa381.jpg] I pretty much doubt that the scenery is, as the caption says, Ballaugh. I thought it is Ball...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 33 90,382 11-12-2014, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Ballig Bridge
Post: RE: Ballig Bridge

(07-12-2014, 02:56 PM)ago/mh1967 Wrote: Was it completely flattened in the mid 30`s tho? I ask because in the back of my mind I have read/heard/seen pics of machines still slightly airborne in the 5...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 33 90,382 07-12-2014, 04:45 PM
    Thread: Ballig Bridge
Post: Ballig Bridge

Gents, I'm wondering when the hump-back of Ballig Bridge was removed. According to wikipedia, way back in 1935, but I faintly remember pictures taken in the fifties with riders becoming airborne. Than...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 33 90,382 07-12-2014, 09:26 AM
    Thread: Hard Times for the Travelin marshals
Post: RE: Hard Times for the Travelin marshals

Nice to see that they do these rapid direction changes without moving the bum, so you can be quick without 'hanging-off'
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,512 17-05-2012, 02:30 PM
    Thread: Hard Times for the Travelin marshals
Post: RE: Hard Times for the Travelin marshals

So what. I remember them wobbling around on Honda CX500 :icon_eek:
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,512 07-05-2012, 10:03 AM
    Thread: Paging Larry Devlin!
Post: RE: Paging Larry Devlin!

Tom finished 4th on a Panther in the Senior TT '25. Some piece of informaton here (in German) http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Bullus In Germany the bevel/shaft singles were called 'Bullus NSU', he w...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 6 11,794 27-04-2012, 08:10 AM
    Thread: 50 YEARS AGO
Post: RE: 50 YEARS AGO

And he celebrates his 77th birthday today :party1:
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 7,142 20-01-2012, 10:43 AM
    Thread: TT2011 DEEJAY51 WAS THERE
Post: RE: TT2011 DEEJAY51 WAS THERE

Thanks for displaying your superb album deejay. Referring to one of your captions in the parade lap chapter, I'm pretty sure that Nick Crowe was the passenger in the Douglas outfit http://www.iomtoday...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,590 04-09-2011, 09:15 AM
    Thread: JG WILLIAMS
Post: RE: JG WILLIAMS

(14-08-2011, 09:14 PM)pitlane07 Wrote: (12-08-2011, 10:47 AM)pykey Wrote: 33yrs today gone but not forgotton. RIP JOHN. well done pikey,done your bit again,remembering a true great of our sport. ...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,987 15-08-2011, 07:40 AM
    Thread: Iconic BMW motorcycles, cars and racers at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Post: RE: Iconic BMW motorcycles, cars and racers at the...

Niece piece of misleading BMW advertisement here, hopefully it's not for free... The supercharged RS 255 won three worldchampionships in a period when there were no worldchampionships ?? Georg Meier w...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 4 9,346 10-06-2011, 08:06 AM
    Thread: Kindle TT
Post: RE: Kindle TT

Hi Lee, yes I was a bit too slow in ordering and the used ones I found at Amazon were only available within the States An appetizer...' How North-Americans see the TT' http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/v...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 7 11,509 20-03-2011, 02:37 PM
    Thread: Kindle TT
Post: RE: Kindle TT

Possibly of interest http://www.ridingman.com/ Haven't got hold of it so far, anyone here who knows the book ? Edit: One of my favourites is 'The last of the great road races' by Ronnie Mutch. Very...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 7 11,509 20-03-2011, 01:24 PM
    Thread: T.T.R.A lost members
Post: RE: T.T.R.A lost members

You might contact Jon Ekerold here http://www.classic-motorrad.de/CM2003/Ek...d-buch.htm
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 13 26,203 11-12-2010, 10:00 AM
    Thread: Helmut Fath URS Sidecar Sells for £102,700
Post: RE: Helmut Fath URS Sidecar Sells for £102,700

These URS bikes seem to have been bargains compared to a BMW RS 54 and a Brough Superior SS 100 which fetched 143000 resp. 286000 GBP recently at Haynes Museum, Sparkford amongst others during a H&...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 4 10,236 08-11-2010, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Helmut Fath URS Sidecar Sells for £102,700
Post: RE: Helmut Fath URS Sidecar Sells for £102,700

(05-11-2010, 12:37 PM)ian huntly Wrote: Bonhams have let me know that Helmut Faths Double World Championship Winning URS Sidecar Outfit Made £102,700 at the Stafford show on Oct 17th !!! Helmut w...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 4 10,236 05-11-2010, 04:42 PM
    Thread: TT Participant Pat Wise
Post: RE: TT Participant Pat Wise

(25-01-2010, 03:46 PM)ariel glida Wrote: Just an update There is no need for anyone to respond to my previous message, Pat Wise has been traced by other means. Many Thanks. Roger James. [Image: ht...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,770 26-01-2010, 09:28 AM
    Thread: L A Hutchings - ATT 1929
Post: RE: L A Hutchings - ATT 1929

Hi Richard, probably the guy who runs this site could assist you http://velobanjogent.blogspot.com/ Cheers
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,347 26-01-2010, 09:17 AM
    Thread: The Biggest Spy Scandal in Motorsport History
Post: RE: The Biggest Spy Scandal in Motorsport History

amazon's price is 16.84 GBP + pp .....
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,692 09-01-2010, 09:09 AM
    Thread: another italian
Post: RE: another italian

(25-09-2009, 07:57 PM)pitlane07 Wrote: What year did Angelo Bergamonti race at TT ,and could you give some background info about him. Footage of his last race, still horrible after all these years :...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 5 9,975 26-09-2009, 08:06 AM
    Thread: "Ridingman"
Post: "Ridingman"

http://www.jaylenosgarage.com/video/vide...id=1137648 Anybody around who has read this one ? If so, well worth getting ? Thanks for your comments
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 1 5,452 01-08-2009, 10:34 AM
    Thread: TT outright lap record racing machines
Post: RE: TT outright lap record racing machines

Allora, I should have at least remembered the F2 Pantah, 3 beautiful bikes indeed. Thanks !
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 12 27,235 27-07-2009, 04:58 PM
    Thread: TT outright lap record racing machines
Post: RE: TT outright lap record racing machines

Yeah, more "honorable" dropping out with fuel starvation than mechanical troubles, that's what Merv Wright probably thought :blush: Out of thread, but what was the last Italian bike to win a TT ? Sor...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 12 27,235 27-07-2009, 02:01 PM
    Thread: TT outright lap record racing machines
Post: RE: TT outright lap record racing machines

That's not the pic I was talking about, but nevertheless evocative [Image: http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu74/...illIOM.jpg] Sorry I don't have a scanner and if I had, I' d wonder about the co...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 12 27,235 27-07-2009, 12:41 PM
    Thread: TT outright lap record racing machines
Post: RE: TT outright lap record racing machines

(26-07-2009, 08:30 PM)Marco Wrote: (26-07-2009, 09:32 AM)pykey Wrote: I may sound biased but JG Was our local hero and at the time 1976 the late Peter Kneale said when John did the 112.27 lap '...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 12 27,235 27-07-2009, 08:07 AM
    Thread: The Maidstone Kid Remembered
Post: RE: The Maidstone Kid Remembered

(13-07-2009, 01:28 PM)Malcolm Wrote: 350cc or 500cc ? UPDATE Taken from an enthusiasts website. [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/jawa350.jpg] Unfortunately, also the powerful and beautiful ...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 13 28,137 13-07-2009, 02:49 PM
    Thread: The Maidstone Kid Remembered
Post: RE: The Maidstone Kid Remembered

(13-07-2009, 01:28 PM)Malcolm Wrote: 350cc or 500cc ? You have me doubting that point, now that you have mentioned it. I have always thought it was the 500 for some reason. I shall endeavour to fi...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 13 28,137 13-07-2009, 01:47 PM
    Thread: The Maidstone Kid Remembered
Post: RE: The Maidstone Kid Remembered

(13-07-2009, 12:29 PM)pykey Wrote: (13-07-2009, 12:21 PM)Rennmax Wrote: (13-07-2009, 11:57 AM)MV Wrote: Didnt Bill write off a Ferrari on the Mountain? At the exit of Greeba Castle, acc. to the ...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 13 28,137 13-07-2009, 01:06 PM
    Thread: The Maidstone Kid Remembered
Post: RE: The Maidstone Kid Remembered

(13-07-2009, 11:57 AM)MV Wrote: Didnt Bill write off a Ferrari on the Mountain? At the exit of Greeba Castle, acc. to the A. Peck book. Wondering about the 500 cc Jawa, IIRC he never raced one and h...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 13 28,137 13-07-2009, 12:21 PM
    Thread: Bsa Gold star
Post: RE: Bsa Gold star

Phil Gurner did a lap with a speed of 95.66 mph in the proddie race on a BSA Goldstar in '75, although it wasn't a DBD34 but the 'new' version.....
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 6 11,677 09-07-2009, 07:17 AM
    Thread: Karl Gall 1939
Post: RE: Karl Gall 1939

Schorsch Meier in '89, 50 years after his victory...probably with the Velo "roarer" in the background [Image: http://i635.photobucket.com/albums/uu74/...osch89.jpg] Slightly out of topic, but how was...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 8 16,239 06-07-2009, 10:09 AM
    Thread: Karl Gall 1939
Post: RE: Karl Gall 1939

Well, eye witnesses are few and far between I suppose... I have no idea about the circumstances of the fatal crash at Ballaugh in '39, but anyway he was on the island in '38 and probably did some laps...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 8 16,239 11-06-2009, 10:44 PM
    Thread: Karl Gall 1939
Post: RE: Karl Gall 1939

Marco Wrote:Hi to all. It has passed more than one year from that 02.06.1939 evening in which the official BMW rider Karl Gall had his accident at Ballaugh Bridge during his first lap in Senior TT pra...
Rennmax TT Related Posts (Only) 8 16,239 11-06-2009, 08:39 PM