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    Thread: DON'T MISS THE 2019 OFFICIAL TT LAUNCH SHOW
Post: RE: DON'T MISS THE 2019 OFFICIAL TT LAUNCH SHOW

Stream was very choppy. I got fed up with it in the end. Can't find a link to watch the recording. Is there one?
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 9 13,254 20-03-2019, 09:53 AM
    Thread: Flying query
Post: RE: Flying query

I've flown a couple of times from Liverpool and have never been asked for any ID / passport etc. Quite surprising really considering its jobsworth central.
Timmy594 General Discussion 9 13,014 17-03-2019, 11:08 AM
    Thread: 2019 TT ferry invoice
Post: RE: 2019 TT ferry invoice

Just paid mine for 2019. Buzzing now. Only a week left to pay the balances off lads.
Timmy594 General Discussion 12 14,996 21-02-2019, 08:38 PM
    Thread: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of serious crash investigation
Post: RE: TT organisers refuse to reveal contents of ser...

Transparency. NOT. Covering their own backsides. Maybe a friend of someone who's high up might have been criticised. Not a shock to be honest.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,186 12-12-2018, 10:50 PM
    Thread: car crash
Post: RE: car crash

If riders do need to go the wrong way around the course wouldnt it be a good idea now and in the past to use normal road rules. Everyone just stick to the left and obey normal speed limits. If there a...
Timmy594 General Discussion 16 18,748 19-06-2018, 03:31 PM
    Thread: Fire drama at TT Paddock
Post: RE: Fire drama at TT Paddock

??? now that is funny 😁😁😁
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 2,111 29-05-2018, 01:33 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...

The figures for the money it brings in cant be right. 80k visitors spending 122 quid each. Double it twice and you might get somewhere close. We spend well over a grand each at the TT so NW looks the ...
Timmy594 2018 Irish Meetings 6 2,276 28-05-2018, 05:24 PM
    Thread: Fire drama at TT Paddock
Post: RE: Fire drama at TT Paddock

They'll give em a trophey for best lectric bike burn out. Discharged from race as well, thats after being tipped as a hot favourite.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 4 2,111 28-05-2018, 02:25 PM
    Thread: Mountain Road Closure Scene
Post: RE: Mountain Road Closure Scene

With the weather likely to be good for the TT they will be looking for any which way they can to keep it closed for as long as possible. Anyone thats been going to the TT for a while know the length o...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 11 3,218 28-05-2018, 02:20 PM
    Thread: Huge range of local food and drink on offer at the Paddock at TT 2018
Post: RE: Huge range of local food and drink on offer at...

Priced themselves out of the market a few years ago unfortunately.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 7 2,223 25-05-2018, 08:11 AM
    Thread: TT traditions
Post: RE: TT traditions

See the fairys. Used to get off ferry and get breakfast at Harrys cafe (shame thats finished). Only other thing is avoid Peel fish and chips (and one or two others as well). Whats the crack with vineg...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 9 3,023 25-05-2018, 08:07 AM
    Thread: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday
Post: RE: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday

I eventually got sorted online at 13:15 after trying from 8am. Having to come back Friday night on the half 10 boat which I hate but beggers cant be choosers. Definately thinking about riding from Cas...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 36 27,115 24-05-2018, 01:06 PM
    Thread: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday
Post: RE: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday

Thats why they started booking early cos they have cut back and are using a ZX81 for the booking system.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 36 27,115 21-05-2018, 10:19 AM
    Thread: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday
Post: RE: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday

Ill give em another hour then the grand and a half a piece we usually spend can be used to go to French motogp instead.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 36 27,115 21-05-2018, 09:52 AM
    Thread: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday
Post: RE: TT 2019 bookings open on Monday

Definately worst its been in years. Supposed to start at 8:30 but m8 of mine booked done and dusted online by 8:15.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 36 27,115 21-05-2018, 09:40 AM
    Thread: Oliver’s Mount Spring Cup Cancelled
Post: RE: Oliver’s Mount Spring Cup Cancelled

Anti Cycle Union strikes again.
Timmy594 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,983 15-04-2018, 11:43 AM
    Thread: Bruce Anstey
Post: RE: Bruce Anstey

Absolute sickener. Where has this come from. Love Bruce, brilliant bloke round the paddock. All the best mate. Hope to see you giving it some next year.
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 2 2,018 10-04-2018, 11:01 PM
    Thread: It's Getting Closer
Post: RE: It's Getting Closer

At least TV and radio coverage is getting better year by year so at least you can keep up. Gutted for you m8. Hope she gets better. We'll add you to our list of "must have a drink for"
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 5 2,664 10-04-2018, 10:55 PM
    Thread: Argentina MotoGP Like Watching Rugby League
Post: Argentina MotoGP Like Watching Rugby League

Are the officials corrupt or just incompetant. Referees in league are never ever consistant and let the top teams get away with murder. Looks same with Marquez. Anyone remember Simoncelli in a race in...
Timmy594 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,808 08-04-2018, 08:45 PM
    Thread: Jodie Kidd and Matt Roberts lead new presenter line up for Isle of Man TT Races
Post: RE: Jodie Kidd and Matt Roberts lead new presenter...

God. Has anyone seen Jodie Kid live. You are in for a treat. "Fantastic", "Fantastic", "Fantastic", "Fantastic", "Fantastic", "Fantastic" - guess what her favourite word is. Or is it the only one she ...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 25 10,419 27-03-2018, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet Payments due tomorrow 28th February
Post: RE: Steam Packet Payments due tomorrow 28th Februa...

Just paid mine today. Gonna treat me and my m8 to a new tent as well. Ready to rock and roll...
Timmy594 General Discussion 2 4,818 27-02-2018, 05:04 PM
    Thread: Over 25% of 2017 TT programmes given away
Post: RE: Over 25% of 2017 TT programmes given away

You would have thought publishing the costs would help lower the tenders for the following year.
Timmy594 General Discussion 3 6,936 20-12-2017, 08:26 PM
    Thread: Justify that !
Post: RE: Justify that !

I nearly had a heart attack when my bill came. £780. Then I remembered I had booked for four people with seats and a car on the cat instead of the usual 2 people. To be fair it makes £370 for a bike s...
Timmy594 General Discussion 5 9,985 20-12-2017, 08:18 PM
    Thread: Widow of killed TT competitor says the races should go on in a BBC programme tonight
Post: RE: Widow of killed TT competitor says the races s...

Oh God. Ban football. That would make my life oh so complete. How can so many people have been brainwashed into believing that something so corrupt is so good.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,909 14-11-2017, 01:07 AM
    Thread: No cycling on Mountain Road during MGP and Classic TT
Post: RE: No cycling on Mountain Road during MGP and Cla...

Cyclists. Don't get me started...
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,925 14-11-2017, 12:52 AM
    Thread: Zero interest, Zero bikes
Post: RE: Zero interest, Zero bikes

Dunno if it's a rule as such but a few years ago Paul Philips said there should be 40 finishers for a race to be a valid TT. It's a joke parade lap and everyone knows it. Every motor sport has rules b...
Timmy594 General Discussion 33 46,227 08-06-2017, 09:32 AM
    Thread: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR STEAM PACKET COMPANY SAILINGS TO 2018 ISLE OF MAN TT
Post: RE: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR STEAM PACKET COMPANY SAIL...

At least you'll be able to sell your spares next year and maybe even make a profit.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 42 55,153 31-05-2017, 05:33 PM
    Thread: HEYSHAM SEARCHES / ID
Post: RE: HEYSHAM SEARCHES / ID

Same as Zeds question really but for Liverpool. Any more checks than normal happening?
Timmy594 General Discussion 14 25,504 30-05-2017, 07:49 PM
    Thread: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for this weather.
Post: RE: I'm an American so I don't know the right word...

And to be fair it's not normally the top of your head that gets wet when it rains on the island it's your ears because the rain usually comes in horizontally.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 16 31,402 30-05-2017, 05:49 AM
    Thread: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR STEAM PACKET COMPANY SAILINGS TO 2018 ISLE OF MAN TT
Post: RE: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR STEAM PACKET COMPANY SAIL...

2 computers, mobile and landline. 8:30 start, got booked online 9:45. Got the sailings I wanted. I need a lie down now.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 42 55,153 29-05-2017, 09:50 AM
    Thread: glen moar/ black dub spectators
Post: RE: glen moar/ black dub spectators

Just shows that safety is sometimes used as an excuse. We all know it and have seen many examples. I suppose we just ought to be thankful.
Timmy594 General Discussion 12 19,482 28-05-2017, 06:21 PM
    Thread: photo i.d. needed on ferries
Post: RE: photo i.d. needed on ferries

I don't do Twitter, certainly don't do the not manipulated or biased BBC. This is only IOM site I go on unless it's on the old iomtt.com. Must be just old and ill-informed. It really ought to be highl...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 19 6,081 27-05-2017, 01:00 AM
    Thread: photo i.d. needed on ferries
Post: RE: photo i.d. needed on ferries

You would have thought that the ID info would be a little more publicised. I wouldn't go on facebook for a gold pig so it's lucky it's on here. What about what I would imagine is the large majority of...
Timmy594 Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 19 6,081 26-05-2017, 03:16 PM
    Thread: Where for an early breakfast ???
Post: RE: Where for an early breakfast ???

You will need to be first in. It will be heaving, especially just after an early boat arrives.
Timmy594 General Discussion 6 9,685 24-05-2017, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Is it worth taking push bikes
Post: RE: Is it worth taking push bikes

We were having 5 mins parked at Windy when the idiot on the bike went past going the wrong way when he wasn't even supposed to be on the road on the first place. He was told but ignored everyone. Typi...
Timmy594 General Discussion 11 15,626 07-05-2017, 10:49 AM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

Well I've been coming for 20 years and how I missed a curry house I cannot fathom. Wonder if my memory and eyesight have been hampered by alcohol. I'm not driving this year so I'll be drinking more. I...
Timmy594 General Discussion 18 31,877 30-04-2017, 04:47 PM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

Talking of Walpole Ave, I've just looked on Google and there's a curry house on the corner. Didn't that used to be a Pizza Hut or am I cracking up - opposite Bushys.
Timmy594 General Discussion 18 31,877 26-04-2017, 08:38 PM
    Thread: early morning cafe
Post: RE: early morning cafe

I'm in turmoil now. No Harry's for when we get off the boat on Friday morning. What's happening to the TT?
Timmy594 General Discussion 18 31,877 22-04-2017, 02:44 PM
    Thread: Advertising hoardings spoiling Cadwell
Post: Advertising hoardings spoiling Cadwell

I've just watched a supersport race at Brands and there were very few hoardings on the outside of the track. The odd one that was there weren't very high and did not impede the view. Last year at Cadw...
Timmy594 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,768 16-04-2017, 04:20 PM
    Thread: Sad News - Raymond Caley - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Sad News - Raymond Caley - R.I.P.

Very sad. Lovely fella.
Timmy594 General Discussion 6 11,108 14-04-2017, 06:17 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would be icing on the cake
Post: RE: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would ...

A few years ago (on iomtt.com) wasn't it Paul Philips that said it wasn't a valid TT if less than 50 competitors finished (not started) a race. That was one of the reasons for the lower classes being ...
Timmy594 General Discussion 38 60,010 01-06-2016, 04:25 PM
    Thread: IOM STEAM PACKET COMPANY HANDLES MORE THAN 3,500 BOOKINGS FOR TT 2017 IN JUST 10 HRS
Post: RE: IOM STEAM PACKET COMPANY HANDLES MORE THAN 3,5...

As a rule I would agree. But last year there were definitely more there than there has been for a few years. Its just unfortunate that some of the new crowd are idiots. But I suppose that's what you g...
Timmy594 General Discussion 4 8,349 01-06-2016, 04:10 PM
    Thread: 2017 Bookings...
Post: RE: 2017 Bookings...

You are just going to have to keep phoning. I'll be impressed if you get through though. You will probably have 10000 competitors (maybe more) today. Be interesting to know how long it does take you....
Timmy594 General Discussion 10 15,781 30-05-2016, 10:04 AM
    Thread: 2017 Bookings...
Post: 2017 Bookings...

Started early as usual. 2 computers banging away at the website and also ringing constantly. Phones to the racket busy - as usual. Website system busy - ah but, at 8:39 got logged in and after 20 minu...
Timmy594 General Discussion 10 15,781 30-05-2016, 09:12 AM
    Thread: Medical Services
Post: RE: Medical Services

Ain't that gonna cost a vast amount more than it does at present? i thought they were all about cutting costs (or was it maximizing profit?) I can't see a private firm being any better than the tried...
Timmy594 General Discussion 5 9,904 01-08-2015, 02:46 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

I didn't buy a program this year and to be fair my main gripe in not buying it was the start numbers. I knew most of the top 20 anyway so it wasn't a great loss.
Timmy594 General Discussion 203 359,494 03-07-2015, 12:02 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

Start numbers need putting back as they used to be. Oh, and Billy's snoring needs sorting!
Timmy594 General Discussion 203 359,494 27-06-2015, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?
Post: RE: Who Should Have Won A TT But Didn't?

Steve Norbury. there or there abouts, didn't quite have the tackle.
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 20 83,757 27-06-2015, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(21-06-2015, 05:43 PM)Rc588 Wrote: The biggest grip I had was people walking to the front of queues to get served at hot spots, and worse the staff served them and people taking up 4m of viewing spa...
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,599 21-06-2015, 09:06 PM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

I didn't see any bad behaviour myself. just heard about the idiots on the course. Over the last couple of years there does seem to have been a few of these clowns coming. From what I can see they aren...
Timmy594 TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,599 21-06-2015, 02:38 PM