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    Thread: Fiona baker-Holden raises £12.2K for The Walton Centre
Post: RE: Fiona baker-Holden raises £12.2K for The Walto...

(03-04-2024, 04:54 PM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: In recognition for treatment received there, Fiona has raised £12,200 for them, read a bit more here - https://www.itv.com/news/granada/2024-04...to...
Spartacus General Discussion 2 319 04-04-2024, 02:01 PM
    Thread: 'Hairy Biker' Dave Myers passes away, age 66
Post: RE: 'Hairy Biker' Dave Myers passes away, age 66

I met him in the paddock, I think it was 2017. He was chatting to all the fans and people were getting autographs and selfies. He was outside Guy Martins stand waiting for an autograph. Don't think he...
Spartacus General Discussion 4 624 04-03-2024, 02:06 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet balance to be paid buy Thursday
Post: RE: Steam Packet balance to be paid buy Thursday

(27-02-2024, 07:36 PM)Nasher Wrote: Don't forget that you have until the 29th February (2 days to go) to pay the balance of your 2024 TT ferry bookings Unpaid TT deposit bookings will be released...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 2 1,396 28-02-2024, 12:38 PM
    Thread: Ryan Farguhar gives leathers to Eddie Kidd
Post: RE: Ryan Farguhar gives leathers to Eddie Kidd

(01-02-2024, 08:57 AM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: Nice little story about Ryan here, giving a set of leathers back to Eddie Kidd, read, & indeed watch, the story here - https://www.bbc.co.uk/spo...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 3 1,131 03-02-2024, 01:43 PM
    Thread: Steve henshaw gold cup at Oliver's mount
Post: RE: Steve henshaw gold cup at Oliver's mount

Yes up for the weekend. Saturday is ok so far but I have a weekend ticket so may head home Sunday. Have a great time everyone.
Spartacus Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,801 22-09-2023, 05:45 PM
    Thread: Ian Bainbridge
Post: RE: Ian Bainbridge

So sad. Rest in peace Ian.
Spartacus Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 5 2,258 26-08-2023, 12:55 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix ferry ticket 2023 for sale.
Post: Manx Grand Prix ferry ticket 2023 for sale.

For sale is my brothers ticket for The Manx Grand Prix. Face value is £60.50 if anybody is interested. Full details are as below. Liverpool > Isle of Man Fri, 25 Aug 2023 Depart: 04:00 Arrive: 06:...
Spartacus Miscellaneous For Sale 0 484 18-07-2023, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Protests
Post: RE: Peter Hickman Protests

(16-06-2023, 12:14 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: I'm assuming this related to the fact that Hicky hadn't qualified the super twin.  Turning your back on the racing = cutting your nose off to spite your face.  ...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 14 11,247 16-06-2023, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Protests
Post: RE: Peter Hickman Protests

(15-06-2023, 06:59 AM)Paveway Wrote: There's a bit in MCN this week. It doesn't look from that like it came to anything and Peter thinks it's quite amusing. I spoke to a couple of MD fans after he b...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 14 11,247 15-06-2023, 03:21 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then!
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then!

(14-06-2023, 10:04 PM)H2pots Wrote: Very very busy on the first weekend of racing (but that might have been a lot of manx) and busy early race week but thinned out back end of week. In my opinion E...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 26 102,682 15-06-2023, 03:09 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then!
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then!

(13-06-2023, 10:06 PM)Nasher Wrote: Bike number 69 (posted by Dommyman) on this page - but mega exhausts added this year https://www.ttwebsite.com/forums/showthr...567&page=5 It's a Honda K4 3...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 26 102,682 14-06-2023, 02:22 PM
    Thread: Well, how good was that then!
Post: RE: Well, how good was that then!

(12-06-2023, 08:08 PM)Nasher Wrote: Well, I for one was very disappointed I was looking forward to a nice break When I got there, instead on the Wind, Rain and Gales I'd been promised, it was ho...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 26 102,682 13-06-2023, 01:33 PM
    Thread: New record
Post: RE: New record

Lucky you only got a bollocking. I'm on the 1845 from Liverpool today. See you all there.
Spartacus General Discussion 5 3,048 01-06-2023, 02:03 PM
    Thread: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003
Post: RE: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003

What a legend. Went too soon. R.I.P DJ
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 9 3,098 29-05-2023, 04:18 PM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: RE: In the hedges.

Thanks everybody for your advice. I knew I could count on good advice.
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 25 101,812 28-05-2023, 01:44 PM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: RE: In the hedges.

Fantastic. Think I will try Barregarrow first. Could anybody give me a specific place? I dont want to upset any locals. Where to park my bike etc. Thanks everybody for the replies and advice.
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 25 101,812 27-05-2023, 04:46 PM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: In the hedges.

I think everybody has seen the videos on You Tube etc of spectators in the hedges. Can anybody tell me where it is? I can get around on the Island this year so would love to get to one of those positi...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 25 101,812 26-05-2023, 01:26 PM
    Thread: Weather!
Post: RE: Weather!

(22-05-2023, 06:33 AM)Nasher Wrote: As a pilot, I can tell you that weather forecasts are horoscopes with numbers! That said, I'm hoping for a warm & sunny TT fortnight Nice one Nasher. :icon_b...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 9 11,183 22-05-2023, 11:59 AM
    Thread: Just booked for 2024
Post: RE: Just booked for 2024

Excellent system with the online booking now. I logged on at 0829 and booked the exact sailings I wanted at 0920. Had my breakfast waiting as I was given the exact countdown. At first it said over 3 h...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 14 12,728 22-05-2023, 11:58 AM
    Thread: Sad state of the island
Post: RE: Sad state of the island

Same in Liverpool mate. The streets and roads are a disgrace. People used to take pride in their streets but nobody gives a toss anymore. The council are a disgrace. The streets are never cleaned anym...
Spartacus General Discussion 9 5,455 21-05-2023, 07:31 PM
    Thread: Laid up but thinking of you all
Post: RE: Laid up but thinking of you all

Get well soon mate. Make sure you book for TT 2024 tomorrow.
Spartacus General Discussion 10 4,778 21-05-2023, 07:26 PM
    Thread: So when is everyone going over?
Post: RE: So when is everyone going over?

Out on 1st June from Liverpool and back on the 10th. Thought the senior was on the Friday but some begger changed it. Going to miss it now. Feck it!!!
Spartacus General Discussion 21 16,090 18-05-2023, 02:29 PM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: RE: TT 2024

I am definately booking online. They must make a fortune keeping you hanging on.
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 17-05-2023, 05:29 PM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: RE: TT 2024

Thanks Jat. I will give it a try.
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 16-05-2023, 02:21 PM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: RE: TT 2024

(16-05-2023, 10:35 AM)JAT Wrote: Does anyone have any idea of the cost to ring Steampacket via a mobile? I’ve got rid of my landline. I had to phone The Steam Packet in February as I had an issue wi...
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 16-05-2023, 12:59 PM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: RE: TT 2024

(16-05-2023, 10:30 AM)JAT Wrote: I phoned them the other day and they confirmed Monday 22nd at 0830, can’t wait….. Let me go first please. Thanks Jat for confirmation. You can go second behind me.
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 16-05-2023, 12:56 PM
    Thread: TT funfair back in the prom......
Post: RE: TT funfair back in the prom......

(15-05-2023, 07:45 PM)csd4t Wrote: I told the lad I was spannering for in the 90's, if he got a top ten I'd do the bungee jump.......................he finished 11th!!!! Lucky sod!!
Spartacus General Discussion 8 4,304 16-05-2023, 09:40 AM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: RE: TT 2024

Thanks Captain. I Will have to book the day off work.
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 16-05-2023, 09:39 AM
    Thread: TT 2024
Post: TT 2024

I cannot find the date for the 2024 ferry bookings release. Can anybody enlighten me please?
Spartacus General Discussion 14 5,876 15-05-2023, 06:45 PM
    Thread: TT SHIRTS
Post: RE: TT SHIRTS

Are they the ones that are usually 2 for £20.00?
Spartacus General Discussion 12 5,355 02-04-2023, 11:32 AM
    Thread: Motorsport Merchandise no longer TT suppliers
Post: RE: Motorsport Merchandise no longer TT suppliers

(16-01-2023, 10:08 PM)civ Wrote: It's event merchandise, it exists to generate money by definition. No company should have to apologise for making money, or for calling it a day if they don't think ...
Spartacus General Discussion 7 4,882 31-01-2023, 02:08 PM
    Thread: Motorsport Merchandise no longer TT suppliers
Post: RE: Motorsport Merchandise no longer TT suppliers

Seems to be the quality of the merchandise last year was inferior to previous years. I used to buy 3 t shirts and a couple of caps minimum. Last year I didn't buy anything due to the quality.
Spartacus General Discussion 7 4,882 16-01-2023, 10:27 PM
    Thread: 2023 TT Granstand tickets available now
Post: RE: 2023 TT Granstand tickets available now

I have only been in The Grandstand once in 2010 when my kids were young. We watched on the last Friday of practice and it cost a pound each. How is that for inflation as it will cost twenty now? I fou...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 3 21,250 24-11-2022, 02:27 PM
    Thread: TT2022 More Bad News
Post: RE: TT2022 More Bad News

Sad news. RIP mate. He put up a good fight.
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 5 3,267 26-10-2022, 02:04 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

Thanks Alfie Any idea what time the senior will run on the Saturday. Will get time to get to the ferry if we see the senior? The ferry leaves at 1445.
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 17 25,612 25-10-2022, 02:58 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

I cannot understant the change. I booked this year to return Saturday afternoon so we could see the Senior. I will try to get back Thursday or Friday now. Can anybody please tell me why the change?
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 17 25,612 25-10-2022, 02:19 PM
    Thread: Olivers mount gold cup meeting back on
Post: RE: Olivers mount gold cup meeting back on

Really looking forward to the weekend. This is my second time as my first was last year. We really need to support this meeting. See you all there!
Spartacus Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 4,325 12-09-2022, 08:45 AM
    Thread: Another Consultation
Post: RE: Another Consultation

(20-07-2022, 09:01 AM)Chris_Sav Wrote: Another consultation opened yesterday on future plans for the TT https://consult.gov.im/economic-developm...e-tt-2023/ Ten races instead of eight in two day ...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 6 21,625 21-07-2022, 06:08 PM
    Thread: Tv
Post: RE: Tv

(19-07-2022, 11:56 AM)captainsparkledotcom Wrote: End of the month Rich, and it really was, can't wait to see it all! [Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/63572971@N...ed-public/][Image: https://l...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 3 3,720 20-07-2022, 08:36 AM
    Thread: TT 2023
Post: RE: TT 2023

Have accommodation now. Thanks everybody.
Spartacus Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 1 1,852 19-06-2022, 01:04 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

(16-06-2022, 10:18 AM)Revvin rich Wrote: The only gripe I had this year was the ferry service 4th car there at Liverpool one of the last ones on also I took my bike for donkeys years always put my h...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 16-06-2022, 07:58 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

(15-06-2022, 07:07 AM)Nasher Wrote: The prices quoted are typical for any major sporting event Prices will find their own level, if no-one buys a £6 burger the price will come down - it's down to s...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 16-06-2022, 07:55 PM
    Thread: TT 2023
Post: TT 2023

Evening all. I am looking for a twin room around the Douglas area from the 2nd of June 2023 for 7 nights please. Please pm if anybody is interested. Thanks John
Spartacus Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 1 1,852 12-06-2022, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

I forgot to mention £291.00 for myself and a bike. £7.00 to book a seat each way on the ferry because selfish gits put helmets and bags on seats. How much next year?
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 12-06-2022, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Saturday's Schedule
Post: RE: Saturday's Schedule

(12-06-2022, 08:45 AM)Chris_Sav Wrote: Anyone booking for next year should note the extended schedule planned for six out of eight days, including the senior on the Saturday. https://www.iomttraces...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,800 12-06-2022, 01:45 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

(02-06-2022, 10:05 AM)sprocket Wrote: Agree. Thoughts are with all the family's and friends. Deepest sympathy to his friends and family.
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 12 7,356 02-06-2022, 12:08 PM
    Thread: Road layout changes at Liverpool
Post: Road layout changes at Liverpool

Please note that the road layout has changed. You can now turn left coming from the south and turn right coming from the north into the ferry terminal. If you remember there was a crazy way in and out...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,064 31-05-2022, 12:04 PM
    Thread: TT 2023 Booked!
Post: RE: TT 2023 Booked!

(23-05-2022, 11:35 AM)Spartacus Wrote: Thanks H2pots. Did what you said and luckily got the sailings I needed on the phone. The Steam Packet really made me sweat this year. See you all the Friday of...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 23 20,068 25-05-2022, 09:08 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Booked!
Post: RE: TT 2023 Booked!

(23-05-2022, 10:57 AM)H2pots Wrote: Done and dusted. 2 and half hours on the phone and it's all sorted. Out Friday afternoon of practice week, back on Sunday the 11th, in the morning. Just the ferri...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 23 20,068 23-05-2022, 11:35 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Booked!
Post: RE: TT 2023 Booked!

(23-05-2022, 09:40 AM)Spartacus Wrote: I have been waiting for my payment to be processed for over half hour. What is going on???? Still waiting for the process to go through. What should I do? Any...
Spartacus TT Related Posts (Only) 23 20,068 23-05-2022, 10:46 AM