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    Thread: Macau 2022 GP entry list
Post: RE: Macau 2022 GP entry list

(15-11-2022, 06:13 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: More or less complete absence of the big names who have raced there over the last few years - not on par at all. I agree. Last time I raced there, was 1993. Ent...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 6 1,116 15-11-2022, 11:42 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

I am stunned and saddened by this decision. Surely Senior day (Friday) was a Bank Holiday? I have ridden in more than one Senior race on a Saturday......after it was postponed from the Friday. They wi...
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 17 5,730 25-10-2022, 05:16 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Good work Chris, and THANK YOU for the work that you have put in. I am happy to contribute to any (reasonable) costs. However, once you starting talking Templates & Style, I had no idea what you w...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,442 06-09-2022, 01:59 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Devastating news about Malcolm, may he rest in peace. I did not know him well enough to write his obituary, and let's face it, an obituary SHOULD be written, as he has kept this website live for many ...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,442 05-09-2022, 04:22 PM
    Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

Re BSA 499....."a week too short, and sadly lacking in entries". I totally agree with you, but the person who agreed to these classes (in conjunction with the Manx Government, not the Manx Club) has ...
Splashdown Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 1,560 31-08-2022, 02:11 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Thanks for the update Chris. It is indeed very worrying re the future of the website, which I have been connected to for well over 20 years. I am no I.T. (ha! not even a TT expert now), so I can offer...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 17 2,447 11-08-2022, 03:27 PM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Malcolm, the fact that you're in constant pain is extremely distressing. We can only hope that there is a swift improvement in your health, I am sure that all the forum members send their best wishes ...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 6,582 24-04-2022, 11:57 PM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

Never had any joy with Between the Hedges to be honest. Let us all  wish for Malcolm's continued good health. We really appreciate this website!
Splashdown General Discussion 26 11,197 30-03-2022, 11:25 AM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Yes health definitely comes first Malcolm. Best wishes to you sir!
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 6,582 21-03-2022, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

91 Silkolene colours
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 04-02-2022, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

The 1947 (and from then on) Clubman's TT was kickstart. I am sure that my races at the TT were clutch start from 1984, though the 75/76 10 lap Production TT was kick/electric start. I didn't ride the ...
Splashdown General Discussion 12 3,757 31-01-2022, 02:22 AM
    Thread: Seasons Greetings
Post: RE: Seasons Greetings

Best wishes to you too Malcolm. Hope you are improving health wise.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 13 4,055 19-12-2021, 03:30 PM
    Thread: No TT Zero for two more years
Post: RE: No TT Zero for two more years

Although I am completely anti electric vehicles, (except for city centre use), I would say that a field of 50+ electric bikes would still be a spectacle. Yes, the sound and the smell would be gone, bu...
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 2,253 14-12-2021, 11:14 AM
    Thread: TTRA Luncheon
Post: RE: TTRA Luncheon

Ah Spearo, thanks for that, and thank you for the generous gift for the auction. I think it all went fairly well.  Hopefully the next President will be able to ride in on a racing bike......and we wil...
Splashdown General Discussion 1 1,614 29-11-2021, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman
Post: RE: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman

Congratulations Jim. He is probably the 2nd oldest surviving World Champion behind Cecil Sandford.
Splashdown General Discussion 5 2,047 08-11-2021, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Continued best wishes Malcolm, and thank you for the update.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 23,074 10-10-2021, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Blimey Malcolm......you been in the wars. Good luck with your recovery, I am sure you will have the support of everyone around you, AND the forum members of TT website.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 23,074 26-09-2021, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Would it be Dave  O' Leary?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 06-09-2021, 11:21 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

This  is very sad news. I am so sorry to hear of your deteriorating health, and offer every best wish for a good recovery. I have been a member since Malcolm's web site was instigated, (I think) and I...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 23,074 31-08-2021, 07:44 PM
    Thread: out of Action For A Wee While.
Post: RE: out of Action For A Wee While.

Sorry to hear of your difficulties Malcolm. Hopefully you'll be soon on the mend.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 23 11,282 31-07-2021, 06:35 PM
    Thread: david jefferies gsxr
Post: RE: david jefferies gsxr

Thanks for that Scaramanga.  Could I ask cookster which GSXR it is? I know the Proddie K3, as I have done a Lap of Honour on it.  So I presume it is that one, which was living in Gloucestershire.
Splashdown General Discussion 3 2,683 07-07-2021, 11:36 PM
    Thread: Larry Devlin RIP
Post: RE: Larry Devlin RIP

Very sad news. For years Larry performed the task of ensuring all riders at the TT and the Manx were suitably insured through C.T. Bowring. This was executed with admirable efficiency whilst the rider...
Splashdown General Discussion 3 2,348 18-06-2021, 10:18 PM
    Thread: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcycles Team
Post: RE: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcy...

All very commendable, but I reckon it will need more than a little passionate enthusiasm. Just saying.........
Splashdown General Discussion 2 1,728 10-06-2021, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlon announced
Post: RE: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlo...

Very sad news. One of the voices of Mountain Course racing. R.I.P.
Splashdown General Discussion 8 4,496 05-05-2021, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I can't tell you what an honour it was for me to be able to ride a Scott on the centenary lap of Honour in 2007. My father rode for Scotts from 1927 to 1933, and competed in the 1933 Manx Grand Prix o...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 21-04-2021, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I hadn't realised that Peter had raced at the Southern 100. He was a fine rider, who loved the TT. Things were never the same for him after the loss of Klaus Klein, but I believe that he did come back...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 15-04-2021, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

1935 Senior TT? G Formby about to run out of fuel coming out of Governor's.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 23-03-2021, 10:11 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Black Dub/9th Milestone?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 04-03-2021, 11:34 AM
    Thread: 2021 Spring Cup rescheduled to 22nd / 23rd May
Post: RE: 2021 Spring Cup rescheduled to 22nd / 23rd May

There's a new organisational body at Scarborough now headed by former racer Andy Hayes. I am looking forward to getting behind Andy and his team. Here's hoping the meeting is a success, he deserves it...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,257 26-02-2021, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

the first left at the 11th milestone?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 21-02-2021, 12:16 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

There's only one line if you're going to get through there flat out. Early apex, or you'll never make it. Amazing corner.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 19-02-2021, 01:20 PM
    Thread: Chris Conn R.I.P.
Post: RE: Chris Conn R.I.P.

Very sad news. Chris was one of the big names at all the race meetings in the sixties.
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 3,572 18-02-2021, 11:01 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

It's the end of Cronk y voddy. You've got to have a decent handling bike through there ........or the bike could throw you off.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 12-02-2021, 10:21 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I've even been on Google Maps and not found it!!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 11-02-2021, 11:45 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Excellent photo......and quiz question. The riders really don't look to be travelling fast enough for Sky Hill, one of my favourite sections. And I thought I knew the course!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 08-02-2021, 10:48 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Maybe Glentramman if it isn't Kerrow Moar.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 06-02-2021, 12:33 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Great shot. I reckon it could be Kerrow Moar.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 05-02-2021, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s
Post: RE: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s

Fascinating! Thank you for posting.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 15 9,464 09-01-2021, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s
Post: RE: Entrants enclosure passes 1920s- 1950s

What an amazing and delightful collection. These would fetch a good sum if auctioned by Bonhams at the TT Riders Association Annual Luncheon. Thank you for showing them to the Forum Members. My Dad ro...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 15 9,464 05-01-2021, 10:24 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Maughold Head? Oh....happy birthday by the way!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 02-01-2021, 09:27 PM
    Thread: John Mcguinness M.B.E.
Post: RE: John Mcguinness M.B.E.

Congratulations John. This is thoroughly deserved. He has retained his dignity throughout difficult recent times. Even taking away the odd "soft" electric win, John has still ridden in some fantastic ...
Splashdown TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 8,468 31-12-2020, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Daft thing is that No 1 does LOOK like DJ, and I think he briefly rode with that helmet. You would think that I would recognise my own Nephew. But there's no way that No 3 would be ahead of him, so ye...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 29-12-2020, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Well I would say that it's the Waterworks.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 09-12-2020, 06:01 PM
    Thread: New member
Post: RE: New member

Yes, welcome Sprocket. I hope you are prepared to get your teeth into this!!
Splashdown General Discussion 9 6,067 09-12-2020, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Sulby Bridge. I think I've got the rider.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 08-12-2020, 12:47 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I see where you're coming from, but I can't see evidence of a beard sticking out below the helmet, and I don't think it looks like him.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 03-12-2020, 10:27 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Hammerhead. I've looked at the photo........and the tyre marks. Well according to the tyre marks you are correct!! (massive climb down from Splashdown!). All I can think is that the camera lens foresh...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 30-11-2020, 09:14 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Ginger Hall...... and just a tad wide.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 30-11-2020, 10:09 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

surely this is the left before Gooseneck.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 668 298,569 29-11-2020, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man government updates
Post: RE: Isle of Man government updates

Thanks for that Manxman. I hate to be the prophet of doom, but I am not hopeful for a May/June TT. I predict it will take the place of the Manx Grand Prix, much to my chagrin.
Splashdown General Discussion 48 29,401 27-11-2020, 02:35 PM