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    Thread: TT course knowledge
Post: RE: TT course knowledge

For many years I have driven round to Keppel Gate and parked on the rise above Kates Cottage.........It is probably my most favourite place from where to watch... I have also always known that the be...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 64 1,057,889 25-05-2015, 04:19 PM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

I am fairly ready.......sorting out cameras and money.... Had the car valetted today so should a Manx seagull bomb it I can remove it before it burns the paint (It does it does) Assortment of memory...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 68 157,402 07-05-2015, 06:33 PM
    Thread: Might be useful
Post: Might be useful

http://easyweb.easynet.co.uk/ian.huntly/ttint.htm Presently being updated
ian huntly Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 2 2,652 06-05-2015, 10:19 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke’s last lap of the TT course
Post: RE: Geoff Duke’s last lap of the TT course

Hope that his "last lap" will be recorded tastefully so we can see how it went.................
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 11 16,612 06-05-2015, 10:06 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman targets Isle of Man TT Races after pulling out of North West 200
Post: RE: Peter Hickman targets Isle of Man TT Races aft...

Difficult to ride with damaged C vertebrae .......
ian huntly Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 1,424 06-05-2015, 10:03 PM
    Thread: What do you do every year?
Post: RE: What do you do every year?

Take time to ride north to the Point of Ayre lighthouse.........Just stand there and look south and see the island from this position....Quite memorable and worth a few photos. Very restful after all ...
ian huntly General Discussion 14 37,553 06-05-2015, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Jokes, Humour, Funny Stories - Post Them Here
Post: RE: General Election

We had the UKIP candidate yesterday................. Tasted great with some Fava Beans and a bottle of Chianti !!
ian huntly Jokes, Stories etc 95 240,599 06-05-2015, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time
Post: RE: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time

Pity some people nick our photos and use them on their own sites--------even though we try to watermark them......What's the answer ??
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 7 11,583 06-05-2015, 10:05 AM
    Thread: Unfair Steam Packet costs
Post: RE: Unfair Steam Packet costs

Please look at it from this angle...... I pay £300+ return for my car and me to get there...... When I get there I budget my food and booze and know of places on the course where I can watch practi...
ian huntly General Discussion 13 29,313 05-05-2015, 07:02 PM
    Thread: DED 'wasting money' on consultants claims MHK
Post: RE: DED 'wasting money' on consultants claims MHK

KEEP THE TT UNIQUE !
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,869 05-05-2015, 04:59 PM
    Thread: Stans Birthday
Post: Stans Birthday

Stan Dibben is 90 today !! Stan was a solo rider up to the time he "decided" to try the chairs and was passenger to Eric Oliver. I hope we will all wish Stan a very Happy Birthday with more to come....
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 2 6,483 05-05-2015, 04:55 PM
    Thread: TT course knowledge
Post: RE: TT course knowledge

Very good indeed Have a look at my "lap of the Clypse Course" ---made of stills from a super8 film I made in 2013 http://www.ttfan.info/clyps.htm
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 64 1,057,889 05-05-2015, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time
Post: RE: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time

Photo is of Geoff---- at Mettet I think......Not Jack Brett  could be Johnny Lockett....... No I think it is of Geoff.
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 7 11,583 05-05-2015, 04:38 PM
    Thread: Fund Raiser to raise funds
Post: Fund Raiser to raise funds

In 1978 I invented a board game which simulates the TT races, giving proper realistic lap speeds etc.......We play it solo or it can be used at club nights for fund raising....(26 people have played i...
ian huntly Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 0 4,838 05-05-2015, 12:29 PM
    Thread: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time
Post: Return of the Prodigal -- It's TT time

I'm back....but I haven't really been away ----- but I have been involved with Facebook rather too much....... On that "social" site we try to put forward sensible opinions and observations only to g...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 7 11,583 05-05-2015, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Geoff Duke RIP
Post: RE: Geoff Duke RIP

Geoff Duke was the person who made me the TTFan I am today........My parents and I were staying in the Regal Hotel and other residents were the father, mother and sister of Jack and Charlie Brett....T...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 24 43,968 05-05-2015, 11:55 AM
    Thread: TT 2014
Post: TT 2014

http://www.ttfan.co.uk In process of construction
ian huntly TT2014 Photographs & Video Links 0 1,892 15-06-2014, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Forum Number One
Post: Forum Number One

I have not been on this forum for some time and I am sorry that I have neither read the strings nor contributed. I have always found this forum to be friendly and sensible so it is my loss that I hav...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,521 15-06-2014, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms test this week
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms test this week

Herr Mickel Dunlop ?
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,888 22-01-2014, 07:00 PM
    Thread: Feedback invited on proposed additional TT practice session
Post: RE: Feedback invited on proposed additional TT pra...

The afternoon practice on the Thursday was always welcome...It would be nice to have that back. One day they might try an early morning practice again.......................WISH
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,811 22-01-2014, 06:59 PM
    Thread: 67 Years a TTFan
Post: 67 Years a TTFan

Please to announce that I have done it again...After a lot of soul searching and a bit of Whingeing about fares I have booked my ferry for TT 2014... This will be my 67th anniversary of my first visi...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,600 22-01-2014, 06:55 PM
    Thread: On the Island
Post: On the Island

I would like to thank Rosie Christian and her team for the HOG ROAST AND HOOLEY at the Sulby Glen Hotel...the food was superb and Michael Dunlop turned up with his entourage...most enjoyable evening w...
ian huntly Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 0 3,469 08-09-2013, 06:13 PM
    Thread: MGP 2013 Format Good but Debate was Shambles
Post: RE: MGP 2013 Format Good but Debate was Shambles

....and Bob won the Spirit of the Manx award !
ian huntly Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 1 5,627 08-09-2013, 06:05 PM
    Thread: Apologies for no MGP Coverage
Post: RE: Apologies for no MGP Coverage

No problem Malcolm, I'm just sorry I did not feed you my news from the MGP, my first visit for 23 years. I saw a lot of changes, not least the fact that the MGP took second place to this Classic TT ev...
ian huntly Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 1 1,491 08-09-2013, 06:01 PM
    Thread: A few more for sale -- please help !!
Post: A few more for sale -- please help !!

View our listing: COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE TT HELICOPTER 50 YEARS SHARES - 271200284724
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,002 02-05-2013, 06:15 PM
    Thread: Answer ?
Post: Answer ?

In a quiz elsewhere, a question related that AJS won only one TT Post War (1954) and they asked for the rider.. Surely, AJS won the TT formula one 350cc race in 1959 in the hands of ALISTAIR KING... ...
ian huntly Quiz Questions 0 6,183 21-04-2013, 06:56 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man Government D of E D appoints Manx Radio in new broadcast deal
Post: RE: Isle of Man Government D of E D appoints Manx ...

This decision will, I feel, be somewhat detrimental to the TT -- as good as Tim Glover is as Sports Editor, he is going to find speaking to the world audience continuously for the time it takes to r...
ian huntly Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 3,893 21-04-2013, 06:48 PM
    Thread: TTFans 2013 Project -
Post: RE: TTFans 2013 Project -

Please see Plan B http://www.ttfan.info/plaq6.htm and http://www.ttfan.info/plaq7.htm
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,707 03-04-2013, 08:59 PM
    Thread: From Avril Harlequin
Post: From Avril Harlequin

Breaking News: Because of the possibilty of the cuurent bad weather lasting into June, a new triangular TT course will be tried this year....It will have the start in Quarter Bridge road and competit...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,121 01-04-2013, 12:57 PM
    Thread: TTFans 2013 Project -
Post: RE: TTFans 2013 Project -

TT History does not sppear to fit the remit of the organisers these days....Sad since the TT is built on more than 100 years of memories. I am pleased that I will see some of the machines from yester...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,707 01-04-2013, 12:51 PM
    Thread: TTFans 2013 Project -
Post: RE: TTFans 2013 Project -

Unlike last year when I had a super response to my idea of a commemorative plaque for Bob Macs 99.58 mph lap, I have had no financial response whatsoever to my 2013 project to set up a similar plaque...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,707 27-03-2013, 04:59 PM
    Thread: ADDITIONAL SAILING TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND FOR IOM FESTIVAL OF MOTORCYCLING
Post: RE: ADDITIONAL SAILING TO MEET INCREASED DEMAND FO...

Make sure that people can park their vehicles in Douglas !!
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,738 27-03-2013, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Oldest Living TT winner
Post: Oldest Living TT winner

Elsewhere, there are people wondering if Geoff Duke (90 on Friday coming) is the oldest living TT rider who has won a TT Race..... I checked my lists and believe he is with Ken Kavanagh a close secon...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 5 10,786 27-03-2013, 04:42 PM
    Thread: NEW TT MEMORABILIA AUCTION SITE GIVES FANS CHANCE TO OWN A PIECE OF TT HISTORY
Post: RE: NEW TT MEMORABILIA AUCTION SITE GIVES FANS CHA...

Many were crushed because they leaked or had been irreparably damaged.... So from whence are these ones coming.... I have a BLUE mile marker (with permission) from years gone by (MCN days) I don't ...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 2 6,040 27-03-2013, 04:36 PM
    Thread: TTFans 2013 Project -
Post: TTFans 2013 Project -

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?V...1170522231 Please contribute to this project for TT 2013....
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,707 11-03-2013, 11:57 AM
    Thread: TT MUSEUM ON INTERNET
Post: TT MUSEUM ON INTERNET

http://www.imuseum.im is live now and includes all TT Specials in the newspaper section. You have to register on the page it takes you to IOM Gov online service If you click on 7 day membership it...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,964 21-12-2012, 04:17 PM
    Thread: Announcement
Post: RE: Announcement

I am thrilled to see what they are attempting to do with a bit of emphasis on the HISTORY of the TT and the parades etc. I will give them as much support as I can. Don't get me wrong, I still LOVE ...
ian huntly Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 9,096 27-11-2012, 09:17 PM
    Thread: Announcement
Post: Announcement

Just to let you all know, after 65 years of TTFanship I am attending the "Classic TT and ManxGP" instead of the TT this year..... A big but carefully worked out decision but the nostalgic side to be ...
ian huntly Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 9,096 27-11-2012, 12:23 PM
    Thread: KEVIN AGO MURPHY SUPPORTERS CLUB
Post: KEVIN AGO MURPHY SUPPORTERS CLUB

View our listing: KEVIN AGO MURPHY SUPPORTERS CLUB 2013 - 271110871725
ian huntly Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 0 4,708 25-11-2012, 10:45 PM
    Thread: John Brown RIP
Post: RE: John Brown RIP

The pages of Dedications to John were handed over to Anne and Tom (Johns wife and Son) ...They were very pleased with what people wrote about John. The service commenced with "Take the "A" Train" (Du...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,655 23-10-2012, 11:03 AM
    Thread: MacAdoo selling race bikes
Post: MacAdoo selling race bikes

There are a number of race bikes for sale from MacAdoo including Connor Cummins' Machines .......Might be worth seeing the list ! http://mcadookawasaki.com/
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,718 10-10-2012, 09:17 PM
    Thread: John Brown RIP
Post: RE: John Brown RIP

See http://www.ttfan.info/JBDEDI.htm for list of those people who have added to John Browns Dedication. I was interviewed on Manx Radio TT 365 to give my memories of John. His funeral will be on 15t...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,655 10-10-2012, 09:12 PM
    Thread: Macau
Post: Macau

1 Michael RUTTER SMT Racing Honda 1000 2 John McGUINNESS GBR SMT Racing Honda 1000 4 Conor CUMMINS IOM Tyco Suzuki Suzuki 1000 5 Gary JOHNSON GBR Quattro Plant Motorsports Honda 1000 8 Horst SAIGER AU...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,956 10-10-2012, 09:06 PM
    Thread: 3D -Don't laugh....anymore !
Post: 3D -Don't laugh....anymore !

In 2009 I started a TT project in 3D using the old 1950s anaglyph method... Many people laughed, nay, showed actual scorn at my dual cameras and the early experiments....But I have persevered and now ...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,439 04-10-2012, 11:28 AM
    Thread: John Brown RIP
Post: RE: John Brown RIP

I have set up a page of Memories and Dedications to John, on Facebook... I am pleased with the number of people who are contributing a few words. Some big names have also added their condolences. Pl...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,655 30-09-2012, 03:46 PM
    Thread: TT Bike Races - early unseen 1960's cine film
Post: RE: TT Bike Races - early unseen 1960's cine film

I would recommend contacting Duke Video (IOM) who would be interested I am sure/...Most enjoyable sequence...Took me back !!
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 4 8,136 30-09-2012, 03:41 PM
    Thread: John Brown RIP
Post: RE: John Brown RIP

I am greatly saddened to receive the information that we have lost John, a journalist and friend who was from the special days. John, who had been suffering heart and lung complications, passed away...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,655 29-09-2012, 05:52 PM
    Thread: oldies on here
Post: RE: oldies on here

Forever loyal Malcolm !! I'm on !
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 14 19,196 27-08-2012, 04:37 PM
    Thread: TT 2013
Post: TT 2013

Looking at all the wonderful machinery on show at the Manx I wonder why the TT no longer has an interest in the History and the Nostagia of the TT.. The Manx GP can get all the Suzukis and Yamahas fr...
ian huntly TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,807 26-08-2012, 08:42 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED BY PHIL TAUBMAN CLERK OF THE COURSE
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED BY PHIL TAUBMAN CLERK OF THE ...

As an outsider but also as a long-time attender at the TT I must show not a little despair at the Marshalling situation and wonder how this has come about and how it can be rectified..... It is almos...
ian huntly Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 1 967 19-08-2012, 01:24 PM