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    Thread: ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY EXTENDS ADVANCE BOOKING SCHEME TO TT MEDICS
Post: RE: ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY EXTENDS ADVAN...

Just received it 15.45 04.04.17
Smidsy Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 1,500 04-04-2017, 03:47 PM
    Thread: ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY EXTENDS ADVANCE BOOKING SCHEME TO TT MEDICS
Post: RE: ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET COMPANY EXTENDS ADVAN...

3.4.17 - "Letters to all eligible marshals and medics have been sent out." Has anyone received their letter/email yet?
Smidsy Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 1,500 03-04-2017, 12:19 PM
    Thread: Not a betting man....but
Post: RE: Not a betting man....but

Its a bit early yet, but if you use this link it will show any bookies who do decide to take bets. http://www.oddschecker.com/motorsport/isle-of-man-tt
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 3 17,951 12-02-2017, 08:41 PM
    Thread: Countdown clock.
Post: RE: Countdown clock.

Silja there's no countdown clock on IOMTT.com as you initially asked. https://postimg.org/image/6g4bd5iux/ But Malcom's reply was there is a countdown clock on ttwebsite.com's home page, and that is ...
Smidsy General Discussion 7 14,341 10-01-2017, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Countdown clock.
Post: RE: Countdown clock.

I must be going blind, since the website redesign I cant see it anymore either. I had a look yesterday and ended up giving up. So did a quick one for myself. https://www.timeanddate.com/countdown/ge....
Smidsy General Discussion 7 14,341 06-01-2017, 03:25 PM
    Thread: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?
Post: RE: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?

I for one won't continue to travel and marshal if the two weekend plan is put in place, but then again this is from MCN and I stopped reading that rag years ago.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 17 46,016 20-06-2016, 05:26 PM
    Thread: TT Marshalls
Post: RE: TT Marshalls

(31-05-2016, 11:33 PM)TTNeb Wrote: My partner and I marshaled on Monday at Ballabeg for the first time. It was a rewarding experience. Given it's his first time at both TT and visiting the island, w...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 12 35,257 09-06-2016, 05:06 PM
    Thread: TT Live.
Post: RE: TT Live.

I saw a question asked on Twitter last week asking was there going to be an update to the apps, the Official IOMTT account replied - "Hope so - think there are some new developments in the pipeline......
Smidsy General Discussion 2 5,530 19-05-2016, 10:11 AM
    Thread: STATEMENT REGARDING FATAL INCIDENT AT 2016 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200
Post: RE: STATEMENT REGARDING FATAL INCIDENT AT 2016 VAU...

Thoughts are with Malachi's family, and those who dealt with the incident on the course. Ride fast, ride free Malachi........
Smidsy 2016 North West Postings 10 3,852 14-05-2016, 08:48 PM
    Thread: Traveling to the TT with van + bikes
Post: RE: Traveling to the TT with van + bikes

Just need to book the van, fuel in the bike tanks should be ok, but no jerry cans etc. 
Smidsy General Discussion 3 7,017 07-05-2016, 11:51 AM
    Thread: Promoter Selected for TT and Classic TT Races
Post: RE: Promoter Selected for TT and Classic TT Races

'We will also continue to work with the army of volunteers who bring such a significant contribution to the event.’ Well that's very nice of you Julian, however I will let the TT you promote have my...
Smidsy Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 13 5,510 24-03-2016, 11:14 AM
    Thread: Any pilots here heading for TT? Need some advice..
Post: RE: Any pilots here heading for TT? Need some advi...

Sound a bit like a bucketlister. ....eager to come across for some laughs and a good party!
Smidsy General Discussion 2 5,290 22-03-2016, 12:57 PM
    Thread: motors tv
Post: RE: motors tv

(28-02-2016, 11:34 PM)MackieStaggie Wrote: There seems to be an issue between Sky and Motors TV but hopefully it'll be resolved soon and it should be back on the listings this week. http://www.dail...
Smidsy General Discussion 11 20,184 05-03-2016, 03:04 PM
    Thread: Saroléa Racing announce TT Zero team for the 2016 IOM TT
Post: RE: Saroléa Racing announce TT Zero team for the 2...

TT Zero race is very interesting, we do need more entries though. Q for Mugen if I can, how long do you think it will be until we can run a two lap race, more or less at the current speed?
Smidsy Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 3,117 29-02-2016, 01:51 PM
    Thread: anyone seen this regarding bike ved (road tax)
Post: RE: anyone seen this regarding bike ved (road tax)

Seen it signed it, I'm not holding my breath though, but to be fair and just it really should be implemented.
Smidsy General Discussion 1 8,756 21-01-2016, 02:42 PM
    Thread: TT 2016 Predictions
Post: RE: TT 2016 Predictions

(10-01-2016, 09:44 PM)Tripster1050 Wrote: Not going to make a prediction but would like to see Peter Hickman on the podium this year I'd second that I'd love to see Hicky keep progressing a podium i...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 23 46,714 11-01-2016, 01:12 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Predictions
Post: RE: TT 2016 Predictions

I was useless last year, absolutely useless. So will play it safe and add mine after the NW if I can. Goes without saying it doesn't matter though as long as all finish safely.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 23 46,714 06-01-2016, 09:29 PM
    Thread: TT course knowledge
Post: RE: TT course knowledge

That's a really good point, do names get accepted quicker if they are not replacing other names, in some ways I think they are. But it's well over 10 years since the 32nd was renamed Dukes, but as a ...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 64 1,058,459 05-01-2016, 11:52 AM
    Thread: TT World Series findings expected next October
Post: RE: TT World Series findings expected next October

Its been shelved as per MCNs Simon Patterson, also quotes from Laurence Skelly. “It’s really looking at the potential dilution of the current event. We’ve had excellent growth over the past years, bu...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 9 15,243 23-10-2015, 04:03 PM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Kursaal, Ive really enjoyed this so far, as well as the course info thread, its been really interesting and shows the time, effort and downright dogged determination needed. (ps are you the KT who w...
Smidsy Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 230,499 21-09-2015, 02:26 PM
    Thread: 2016 iom tickets ?
Post: RE: 2016 iom tickets ?

I suppose it all depends on when you want to go & when you want to come back, as well as how you want to travel, foot passenger, bike, car, van. Foot and possibly bike, I would guess will be possi...
Smidsy General Discussion 7 15,237 19-08-2015, 10:19 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(28-06-2015, 12:41 PM)Andy from Kazakhstan Wrote: Strange, I went back on Friday and was told that they still hadn't received any more stock. Post 43 said they got theirs on Friday?
Smidsy General Discussion 203 368,401 28-06-2015, 06:40 PM
    Thread: is it true
Post: RE: is it true

(28-06-2015, 08:18 AM)imort Wrote: If that is the case, then £20 for the TT paddock sounds a bargain. Horses for courses, TT isn't struggling like that.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 20 36,425 28-06-2015, 06:00 PM
    Thread: I shouldn't ask but
Post: RE: I shouldn't ask but

Personally, I think we can do without them, it was bad enough the accident at the bottom of Bray Hill in 2013, God forbid if it had been a 1800kg car, the backlash against the TT could have been catas...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 23 39,180 26-06-2015, 11:37 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(25-06-2015, 08:54 PM)Andy from Kazakhstan Wrote: As in the 4 Yorkshiremen sketch "You were lucky" Me and the Mrs signed on online and went to collect our warrants etc on Thurs of practice week on...
Smidsy General Discussion 203 368,401 26-06-2015, 09:23 AM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(24-06-2015, 10:26 AM)Splashdown Wrote: I don't think Newcomers should be on 1000cc bikes. I agree that if we must have an electric race, at least 2 laps would give the race some credibility. It rea...
Smidsy General Discussion 203 368,401 24-06-2015, 11:07 AM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

The +'s, great camaraderie, seeing the same people each year & catching up, (if you go back to the same sector), as a rookie you wont be left alone, maybe viewing from a spot the general public ju...
Smidsy General Discussion 17 37,954 22-06-2015, 12:40 PM
    Thread: NEW TT PERSONAL BEST & BRONZE REPLICA FINISH FOR MARIA
Post: RE: NEW TT PERSONAL BEST & BRONZE REPLICA FINISH F...

Have always preferred the way Jenny T goes about her business in comparison to Maria, but credit where its due.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,891 22-06-2015, 09:54 AM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(18-06-2015, 02:34 PM)wsn03 Wrote: Which combination of the following would be able to do to support him say in the event of Malcolm giving it a 2nd thought (just for interest and to let Malcolm kno...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 51 89,780 21-06-2015, 05:25 PM
    Thread: Gary Thompson MBE 2015 TT clerk of the course
Post: RE: Gary Thompson MBE 2015 TT clerk of the course

(14-06-2015, 08:25 PM)spannerman Wrote: Thank you Gary for the difficult and faultless way you ran this years TT, you did a superb job, top man. +1 this. And as an additional comment, its also nice...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 19 35,228 15-06-2015, 10:26 AM
    Thread: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR 2016 TT SAILINGS WITH THE ISLE OF MAN STEAM PACKET
Post: RE: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR 2016 TT SAILINGS WITH THE...

(30-05-2015, 09:49 AM)JAT Wrote: Jimmy, how did you do that? Jat, by marshalling 5 sessions the previous year, we were able to get priority booking for the following years sailings. This is the firs...
Smidsy General Discussion 8 13,828 30-05-2015, 10:04 AM
    Thread: Douglas Beach Race
Post: RE: Douglas Beach Race

I have the Douglas Motox beach race noted as 7th June (19:30) in my calendar. But cant see where I found it now to 100% confirm.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 5 10,578 25-05-2015, 06:00 PM
    Thread: What bike documentation do you take with you
Post: RE: What bike documentation do you take with you

I got a pull last year coming out of Laxey, speeding, not excessively and a genuine mistake, but speeding non the less. All the officer wanted was to see proof of identify, I had my old photo card dri...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,654 25-05-2015, 05:55 PM
    Thread: Hutchy's Back
Post: RE: Hutchy's Back

Over-hyped??>< Fortuitous maybe its all due to a personal view ?? My personal view the stars aligned for him, riding the best he ever had plus others misfortune served him well, as it has done ...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,608 24-05-2015, 01:24 AM
    Thread: Race Predictions
Post: RE: Race Predictions

Going to throw my predictions in now before practice, no guts no glory :Doh Superbike Race      MD Sidecar Race 1        Molly Supersport Race 1  MD Superstock              Guy Martin Zero      ...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 36 56,196 22-05-2015, 09:42 AM
    Thread: Protecting Bike on Ferry
Post: RE: Protecting Bike on Ferry

I only take a bit of extra sponge, a couple of bar towels, and a couple of elastic bands. I use my sponge to add to the bit you get handed to you to protect the seat when lashed, bar towels for anywh...
Smidsy General Discussion 6 22,773 21-05-2015, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

(21-05-2015, 08:05 AM)maybolezx12r Wrote: (20-05-2015, 03:50 PM)Smidsy Wrote: (20-05-2015, 12:26 PM)maybolezx12r Wrote: Yeah just assumig as i havent heard back from teh lady in the office.Yip w...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 21-05-2015, 08:56 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

(20-05-2015, 12:26 PM)maybolezx12r Wrote: Yeah just assumig as i havent heard back from teh lady in the office.Yip we were also at Guthries a few days. See you soon Paul Just sent you a PM Paul.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 20-05-2015, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

(20-05-2015, 08:40 AM)maybolezx12r Wrote: (19-05-2015, 07:46 PM)BRADDAN OAK Wrote: I AGREE WITH WHAT YOU SAID EDDIE, NAME AND SHAME THEM THAT TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE  PRIORITY SP BOOKINGS TO MARSHAL...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 20-05-2015, 09:43 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: BOOKINGS TO OPEN FOR 2016 TT SAILINGS WITH THE...

Just checked, mine is there in my account as well. I was waiting for an email from them to confirm, oh well all sorted for next year now. So no messing about on the Monday of practice week.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 19-05-2015, 09:03 AM
    Thread: honda closing party tickets
Post: RE: honda closing party tickets

You could try ringing the old courthouse (the venue) 01624 672 555 to see if they know?
Smidsy General Discussion 1 4,862 17-05-2015, 08:41 PM
    Thread: Hutchy's Back
Post: RE: Hutchy's Back

Im with you Scaramanga, not his biggest fan, I think he really let himself and the TT down last year when he started to throw his toys from the pram, (club races comment especially). That said, there'...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 51 101,608 17-05-2015, 01:20 PM
    Thread: Why No NW200 threads????
Post: RE: Why No NW200 threads????

TBH I was glad you didn't your post reminded me to watch from my desk.
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,255 14-05-2015, 10:54 AM
    Thread: Why No NW200 threads????
Post: RE: Why No NW200 threads????

http://www.ttwebsite.com/forums/forumdis...hp?fid=146
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,255 14-05-2015, 10:47 AM
    Thread: What do you do every year?
Post: RE: What do you do every year?

Sound like we all have our own routines, and none sound that similar. I wasnt specifically looking for any ideas/suggestions just wondered what we all did with regularity, but I've got to say scrunti...
Smidsy General Discussion 14 37,610 28-04-2015, 03:46 PM
    Thread: What do you do every year?
Post: What do you do every year?

Just wondering what everyone does every year when they visit the Island, (i.e. when there is no racing or practice happening)? Apart from the obvious and riding the course, where do you always go, or...
Smidsy General Discussion 14 37,610 23-04-2015, 12:22 PM
    Thread: TT build up
Post: RE: TT build up

Just booked the bike I'm taking in for its first MOT, as I know I wont finish the one I wanted to take in time. Going homestay again, so its just like packing for a weekend away, don't need to get mu...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 68 157,741 23-04-2015, 10:58 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

Dropped them a line and got this reply; Good afternoon, We have received your request and it was added to the Marshal’s priority booking list, once the sailings are have been released we will conta...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 22-04-2015, 02:43 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

Has anyone had a reply re their booking forms, other than the we're very busy email?
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 22-04-2015, 01:49 PM
    Thread: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking
Post: RE: Steam Packet - Marshal's Priority Booking

The IMC doesnt count, but there was no pre-registering either. I'd call the office to check they had you down for at least 5 sessions last year, if they did ask them to send you the form, don't suppos...
Smidsy TT Related Posts (Only) 43 68,726 17-04-2015, 10:12 AM