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  Wink Thread: TT Photo exhibitions
Post: TT Photo exhibitions

Greetings Our 8th annual photo exhibition will be open on Monday June 1, through to Saturday June (including Mad Sunday), at the Laxey Woollen Mills, Glen Road, Laxey. Easy parking, free admission, bu...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 6,224 28-05-2015, 09:06 AM
    Thread: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the Isle of Man.
Post: RE: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the ...

(17-05-2012, 04:53 PM)chris Wrote: Well done to the three gentlemen who wrote the above, hopefully someone in the IOM DED reads it! It appears the DED only reads - and talks to - MCN!
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 11,123 13-06-2012, 05:30 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix petition
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix petition

Greetings The on-line petition has so far gathered over 4,400 signatures, and we are gathering hundreds more here during TT fortnight.
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,157 31-05-2012, 07:54 AM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix petition
Post: Manx Grand Prix petition

Please sign the attached petition, to keep the heritage and the tradition of the Manx Grand Prix Festival, be it racing, rallies and trials. http://www.change.org/petitions/isle-of-...age_mobile
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,157 22-05-2012, 11:35 PM
    Thread: Four wheeled thingys
Post: RE: Four wheeled thingys

(30-04-2012, 09:57 PM)pat slinn Wrote: Has anybody got any information on four wheel thingys trying to do fast laps this year ? None I hope. If Mark Higgins Subaru had got even further out of contro...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 9,884 03-05-2012, 10:57 PM
    Thread: MGP Petition
Post: MGP Petition

http://www.change.org/petitions/isle-of-...tton_modal
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,030 03-05-2012, 09:31 PM
    Thread: MGP TO BE Shorter ???
Post: RE: MGP TO BE Shorter ???

John McBride, chairman of the Manx Grand Prix Riders Association, has initiated this e-petition. If you are in agreement, please sign. For locals. The Manx branch of the Triumph Owners Club welcome al...
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 27 39,583 03-05-2012, 09:10 PM
    Thread: VW Campervan for sale
Post: VW Campervan for sale

An ideal vehicle to follow our chosen sport! We have for sale, a 1994 VW Transporter camper van. It has a 1.9 petrol engine and has travelled approx. 74,000 miles; Some side panels have been replaced...
Bill Snelling Miscellaneous For Sale 1 4,357 31-07-2011, 01:38 AM
    Thread: TT and World Champions website
Post: TT and World Champions website

Forum regular Graham Houlihan has just completed his website which features many of his autographed pictures of world champions and TT winners. http://www.motoags.com/ Graham also runs Ca' Fede coun...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 2,478 24-06-2011, 09:33 AM
    Thread: 1933 Manx - Lightweight Info needed.
Post: RE: 1933 Manx - Lightweight Info needed.

Bob Foster rode a New Imperial in 1933, a marque he was associated with in his early years. I can only find this shot. [Image: http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa222.../DC170.jpg]
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 13,602 28-12-2010, 07:24 PM
    Thread: Remembering Joey
Post: Remembering Joey

Harold Cosgrove, former TT rider who now resides at Niagara Falls, Canada, put together this tribute to 'Yer Maun' from his footage of Joey's final TT year. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zRqzZS3LmjU
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 2,452 19-12-2010, 07:03 PM
    Thread: MGPRA newsletter on-line
Post: MGPRA newsletter on-line

[Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/gifs/outofthemist.gif] The latest edition of 'Out of the Mist' the MGPRA newsletter is now available. www.manxgrandprix.org/RidersA/riders4.html
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 2,737 15-12-2010, 06:17 PM
    Thread: Have you got any info on this bike ?
Post: RE: Have you got any info on this bike ?

(14-12-2010, 04:56 PM)charlie prescott Wrote: The front forks to me keeps saying Velocette? The front forks look like Dowty pneumatic forks, as fitted to Panthers and the Velo MOV, MAC, MSS and KSS...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 9,629 15-12-2010, 12:46 AM
    Thread: Have you got any info on this bike ?
Post: RE: Have you got any info on this bike ?

It;s what the boys would call a 'cobby' machine! Can I suggest that Pat Slinn may know someone who could assist, both him and his father worked for the BSA.
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 9,629 11-12-2010, 10:15 PM
    Thread: 2010 MGP Results Book
Post: RE: 2010 MGP Results Book

The results book for the 2010 Manx Grand Prix is now available from the Manx Motor Cycle Club. [Image: http://www.ttwebsite.com/ttnews/pics/MGP2010.jpg] As in previous years, the results book conta...
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 7,768 06-11-2010, 12:38 PM
    Thread: Is Martin Carney still around?
Post: Is Martin Carney still around?

Looking for Martin Carney. Predominantly a small bike rider, he was the first to hustle a Triumph Trident round the TT course in the 1969 Production TT for Stan Brand of Hughes of Tooting. This bike h...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 5,554 02-11-2010, 05:17 PM
    Thread: 2012 TT info please
Post: RE: 2012 TT info please

Hope you can find time to get to our TT photo exhibition at the Laxey Woollen Mills. We are only a couple of minutes stroll from the tram station. Can I thank all who contributed to the green bucket; ...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 6,506 20-10-2010, 07:54 PM
    Thread: A Classic meeting
Post: A Classic meeting

Thought those with a classic bent might appreciate these shots! http://www.mvagusta.net/forum/showthread.php?t=34696
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 3,232 12-10-2010, 08:00 AM
    Thread: 2010 MGP Results Book
Post: RE: 2010 MGP Results Book

(21-09-2010, 11:35 PM)chris Wrote: Probably one for Bill Snelling-Bill when will the 2010 MGP Results book be available?The MMCC have a proof copy, so it should not be long now.
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 7,768 22-09-2010, 06:54 PM
    Thread: Eddie Crooks R.I.P.
Post: Eddie Crooks R.I.P.

Sad to recall another old-timer who has passed 'under the chequered flag', Eddie Crooks passed away earlier this week. Eddie's Island career started with the 1952 Manx; he then took part in the 1953 ...
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,043 12-08-2010, 09:37 AM
    Thread: EMC
Post: RE: EMC

I know there was one of the Hailwood/Minter/Avery bikes here just a few years ago for the Classic Lap, I can recall it in the paddock, just can't find the flippin' picture yet!
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 16,072 01-08-2010, 05:49 PM
    Thread: The Smokin' Bantam!
Post: The Smokin' Bantam!

One of the most enduring pictures in our TT / MGP photo exhibition at the Laxey Woollen Mills has been of Harvey Williams (125 BSA) leaping Ballaugh Bridge at the 1952 TT - with a fag on! [Image: htt...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 3,178 30-07-2010, 04:49 AM
    Thread: Mountain Course length
Post: RE: Mountain Course length

Quarry Bends, Windy Corner, Brandish - it's not the TT course it was! The year they removed Brandish was when a new Mountain Course lap record should have been introduced.
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,595 17-07-2010, 11:01 PM
    Thread: DED joins Manx MMCC and other Local organisations in developing enhanced MGP Festival
Post: Laxey TT/MGP Photo Exhibition for MGP festival

Can we also add that our 3rd annual TT/MGP exhibition will also be open during the MGP fortnight. 'A PicTTure captures a moment in time" will open from Monday to Saturday during the MGP in the Hodgson...
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 3,788 17-07-2010, 06:05 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 - 1961
Post: RE: Southern 100 - 1961

Only this one, Ian [attachment=58]
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,200 16-07-2010, 10:46 PM
    Thread: Mountain Course length
Post: Mountain Course length

I see the debate still rages about the length of the Mountain course. How about the DoTT putting the funds from the accumulator TT into getting an accurate length? Next years sees the 100th anniversar...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,595 02-07-2010, 10:35 PM
    Thread: Fundraising exhibitions - Laxey and Sulby
Post: Fundraising exhibitions - Laxey and Sulby

Thanks to John Wood at the Laxey Woollen Mills and Rosie at the Sulby Glen Hotel, we raised over £1,000 for the MGP helicopter Fund during TT 2010. The fabulous weather and fabulous racing meant atten...
Bill Snelling Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 0 3,888 02-07-2010, 01:13 PM
    Thread: 2010 TT Results Book?
Post: RE: 2010 TT Results Book?

(29-06-2010, 04:30 PM)chris Wrote: I have been 'studying' the 2010 TT Superbikes Results, and I cannot understand how on Lap 4 Clinton Pienaar was 58th (and last), on lap 5 he seems to have disappea...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 10,491 01-07-2010, 07:46 AM
    Thread: TT-More variation in classes needed ?
Post: RE: TT-More variation in classes needed ?

(01-07-2010, 01:13 AM)deejay51 Wrote: I like the idea of a Classic TT, allowing a wide variety of machinery and SOUNDS to participate, no one to expect a 131mph ++ lap, just to enjoy the variation a...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 33 33,161 01-07-2010, 07:29 AM
    Thread: 2010 TT Results Book?
Post: RE: 2010 TT Results Book?

(29-06-2010, 04:30 PM)chris Wrote: I hope the MGP will continue to have their results books.Yes, the MMCC have asked me to compile their MGP 2010 results book
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 10,491 30-06-2010, 10:57 AM
    Thread: 2010 TT Results Book?
Post: RE: 2010 TT Results Book?

(28-06-2010, 10:58 PM)chris Wrote: Does anyone (Bill?) know when(if) the 2010 TT Results Book will be available? Thanks. I have not been asked to compile a results book this year. All the results ar...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 10,491 29-06-2010, 03:50 AM
    Thread: Silver Dream Racer - Where is it ?
Post: RE: Silver Dream Racer - Where is it ?

(25-06-2010, 08:14 PM)Jo Rowe Wrote: Barton Phoenix outfit. Nigel Rollason, only person to have won on the TT course on both two and three wheels, I do believe.Apart from Freddie Dixon!
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 24,073 25-06-2010, 09:43 PM
    Thread: The fastest pushrod lap?
Post: The fastest pushrod lap?

Can anyone think of a faster Mountain Course lap by a pushrod-engined machine than Alex George's 107.34 mph on a Triumph triple in 1978 Formula 1? He was faster than Peter Williams in 1973.
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,398 18-06-2010, 03:34 PM
    Thread: Parade laps - what's your opinion?
Post: RE: Parade laps - what's your opinion?

What would be great is a hall full of TT-pedigree bikes that we can browse at our leisure, not just see for a few fleeting seconds.
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 15 15,378 14-06-2010, 09:09 AM
    Thread: When did morning practice end?
Post: When did morning practice end?

Just been asked when morning practice (dawn chorus) ended.
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,174 12-06-2010, 02:34 PM
    Thread: Laxey Woolen Mills & Sulby Glen Photo Exhibitions
Post: RE: Laxey Woollen Mills & Sulby Glen Photo Exhibit...

Hi Ian Good to see you, keep up the good work. Justine popped in, she is on good form. Plenty of fans popped in, nice comments from Nick Jefferies, Stan Nightingale and other riders and fans. Still op...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,699 11-06-2010, 10:44 AM
    Thread: TT Marshals charity sidecar push
Post: TT Marshals charity sidecar push

Hottest day of the year so far, and the TT Marshals undertake a charity pull/push from the Sure Mobile offices at Ramsey to their Douglas shop. Taking a wide line at the Gooseneck boys! [Image: http...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 2,367 22-05-2010, 05:45 PM
    Thread: Moto Guzzi V50 wanted
Post: RE: Moto Guzzi V50 wanted

Got one now and it sailed through the test - yippee!
Bill Snelling Bikes/Parts - Wanted 1 6,893 10-05-2010, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Filtrate TT Trophy - first winner?
Post: RE: Filtrate TT Trophy - first winner?

Many thanks Arthur; this is why I wanted the information. [Image: http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa222...trophy.gif]
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,792 02-05-2010, 12:58 AM
    Thread: Filtrate TT Trophy - first winner?
Post: Filtrate TT Trophy - first winner?

Who was the first winner of the Filtrate TT Trophy, which consisted of a Manx Norton flywheel assembly with a silver laurel wreath? We reckon it was John Kidson on the NorGuz - can anyone confirm this...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,792 30-04-2010, 04:32 PM
    Thread: John Milligan - British Formula Racing Club
Post: John Milligan - British Formula Racing Club

John Milligan, who many may remember running the British Formula Racing Club, passed away April 15, 2010. The funeral will take place on Tuesday May 4, at 2.00 pm in St. John's Church, Coltishall, fol...
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 6,946 28-04-2010, 07:23 PM
    Thread: An easy one
Post: RE: An easy one

Where was the picture taken ? I would guess either Sarah's Cottage - or Bathurst!
Bill Snelling Quiz Questions 3 8,884 06-04-2010, 12:21 PM
    Thread: Travelling Marshals at the Isle of Man book
Post: Travelling Marshals at the Isle of Man book

To celebrate 75 years of service to the TT and Manx Grand Prix, David Wright and Amulree Publications will be releasing an expanded and revised version of his best-selling book 'Travelling Marshals at...
Bill Snelling TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 0 2,408 30-03-2010, 06:04 AM
    Thread: MGPSC Helicopter Fund Coffee Morning - Good Friday
Post: MGPSC Helicopter Fund Coffee Morning - Good Friday

All are welcome on Good Friday at the annual Coffee Morning in aid of the MGPSC Helicopter Fund, once again held at Riders Retreat, Carrick Park, Sulby. After rounding Sulby Bridge, turn first right i...
Bill Snelling Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 2,429 30-03-2010, 05:54 AM
    Thread: MGPSC Helicopter Fund Coffee Morning - Good Friday
Post: MGPSC Helicopter Fund Coffee Morning - Good Friday

All are welcome on Good Friday at the annual Coffee Morning in aid of the MGPSC Helicopter Fund, once again held at Riders Retreat, Carrick Park, Sulby. After rounding Sulby Bridge, turn first right i...
Bill Snelling Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 0 3,889 30-03-2010, 05:54 AM
    Thread: “Hurricane” Kennaugh not blown out yet
Post: RE: “Hurricane” Kennaugh not blown out yet

At the TT launch last night, Hudson Kennaugh made reference to his (distant) Manx roots. I cannot find a Kennaugh in the TT database, but it may be on his maternal side. If anyone knows him, ask him t...
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 3,272 20-03-2010, 03:36 PM
    Thread: C E 'Titch' Allen R.I.P.
Post: C E 'Titch' Allen R.I.P.

The death was announced on Thursday of C E 'Titch' Allen, founder of the Vintage Motorcycle Club. Titch was 95. This shows Titch riding his beloved Scott in the 1986 Parade Lap. [Image: http://i203.p...
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 7,386 19-03-2010, 11:57 PM
    Thread: The World's fastest Velocette
Post: RE: The World's fastest Velocette

(15-03-2010, 10:58 AM)NickJ Wrote: Good to read the story Bill. Obviously fills you with pride! Surely Stanley Woods and Co were achieving close to those speeds on 500s in the late thirties? Well su...
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 9,313 16-03-2010, 12:36 AM
    Thread: The World's fastest Velocette
Post: The World's fastest Velocette

All records are set to be broken. Bert Munro's fastest official Velo record, 132.35 mph, set in 1971, has just been broken by Stuart Hooper. Read the full account at: http://velobanjogent.blogspot.com...
Bill Snelling Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 9,313 15-03-2010, 10:28 AM
    Thread: 2000 Ultra Lightweight
Post: RE: 2000 Ultra Lightweight

(14-03-2010, 08:58 PM)Glue Wrote: Who bore the race number 14 and 15 ?According to the official results, No. 14 was Phil Harvey (finished 11th with the last silver rep). No. 15 was Mark Tyrell, who ...
Bill Snelling Quiz Questions 2 7,663 14-03-2010, 11:03 PM