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    Thread: Future of TT Website
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Thank you for all your time and effort Malcolm, I wish you well with the forthcoming battle.
BrianW ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 23,555 30-08-2021, 11:50 AM
    Thread: ARMOY RACES ON ITV
Post: RE: ARMOY RACES ON ITV

Thanks for the heads up.
BrianW General Discussion 3 2,675 25-08-2021, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Olivers Mount Meetings Cancelled
Post: RE: Olivers Mount Meetings Cancelled

I would love to know they were safe for the spring cup but condemned a few weeks later, but I guess we will never know .
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 3,017 17-06-2021, 11:12 AM
    Thread: Mike The Bike - 40 Years Ago
Post: RE: Mike The Bike - 40 Years Ago

My first TT was 79, consider myself very fortunate to have seen Mike in his last TT.
BrianW General Discussion 10 5,559 25-03-2021, 05:30 PM
    Thread: Seasons Geetings 2020
Post: RE: Seasons Geetings 2020

I echo the messages, thank you for all your work, and seasons greetings to all.
BrianW General Discussion 21 12,196 23-12-2020, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?
Post: RE: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?

To stick my two pennyworth in I agree with Chrisp 955 it will be the insurance and lack of marshalls that will kill my beloved TT, I am a newcomer here having only started in 1979 - but not missed sin...
BrianW General Discussion 17 9,581 16-11-2020, 09:52 PM
    Thread: British Superbike winner Andrew Irwin and Honda Racing part company
Post: RE: British Superbike winner Andrew Irwin and Hond...

Chas Davies coming home ?
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,759 06-11-2020, 10:33 AM
    Thread: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2021
Post: RE: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2...

I remember when the FIM awarded the TT historic status and said that there would never be a dates clash with MGP, SBK or British championship, now look where we are !!
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 6,451 29-10-2020, 02:05 PM
    Thread: What next for Davies ?
Post: RE: What next for Davies ?

To be treated this way after years of loyal service AND launching himself up the road many times trying to stay with Rea is a slur on Ducati - but look at what they are doing with Dovy.
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 1,780 24-10-2020, 04:21 PM
    Thread: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 2021
Post: RE: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 202...

I hope it goes ahead too, but I seriously doubt the villagers will go for it.
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 11 7,344 30-07-2020, 09:04 AM
    Thread: KTM confirm Pol Espargaro has 2021 Repsol Honda offer
Post: RE: KTM confirm Pol Espargaro has 2021 Repsol Hond...

Very odd, so Alex Marquez could be out without having raced yet ?!!
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,432 16-06-2020, 05:04 PM
    Thread: Classic/Manx gp
Post: RE: Classic/Manx gp

Seconded, only able to get over for a couple of days in practice week, but better than nothing.
BrianW Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 8,554 15-08-2019, 03:58 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' after Southern 100 crash
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' afte...

I am not a great fan of Michael, but I too feel sorry for him, the racing gods appear to have deserted him this year, if he comes back next year I hope he will have better luck.
BrianW General Discussion 5 4,943 15-07-2019, 09:57 AM
    Thread: Motorcycle Sport Podcast
Post: RE: Motorcycle Sport Podcast

If you haven't heard podcast 19 can I urge you all to do so, it is so funny, Alan Carter is the guest, but again, don't listen with your maiden aunt or grandkids.
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,824 30-06-2019, 08:43 PM
    Thread: Dickies British Supersport title fight heads to Scotland
Post: RE: Dickies British Supersport title fight heads t...

Don't forget the GP2 class, growing all the time and my rider Jamie Perrin #75 is in second place :)
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,563 29-06-2019, 08:06 PM
    Thread: Ian (TT Fan) Huntly
Post: RE: Ian (TT Fan) Huntly

Very sad news, hope you make a full recovery Ian.
BrianW General Discussion 12 9,088 17-06-2019, 11:59 AM
    Thread: Motorcycle Sport Podcast
Post: RE: Motorcycle Sport Podcast

It is a good listen, 2 north east lads chewing the fat, all aspects are covered in an ad hoc style, but it can be a bit sweary so best not put it on for a family meal. issue 12 is the current one and ...
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,824 12-04-2019, 03:52 PM
    Thread: Sponsorship
Post: RE: Sponsorship

Could I suggest Cowton Racing, they are running Dom Herbertson on a supertwin in honour of James. see their FB page.
BrianW Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 13 16,064 14-03-2019, 03:06 PM
    Thread: RIP Keith flint
Post: RE: RIP Keith flint

R.I.P Keith, gone too young. We need more friends of the sport like him.
BrianW General Discussion 6 6,130 04-03-2019, 03:01 PM
    Thread: OMG RACING AND GINO REA PART WAYS
Post: RE: OMG RACING AND GINO REA PART WAYS

I wonder where he is going ? not many good seats left.
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,856 26-11-2018, 10:43 AM
    Thread: House required TT19
Post: House required TT19

Hi, we are looking to rent a house for the full TT fortnight, prefer Grandstand/ Onchan/ Onchan end of the prom, 2 or 3 beds, any thing out there ? Thanks, Brian.
BrianW Accommodation (TT, S100 and MGP - Homestay) 0 1,859 18-10-2018, 10:48 AM
    Thread: Trailer and Van Festival
Post: RE: Trailer and Van Festival

I understand the sentiment, but I think it is stages of life, single person on a bike no problem, family, tent, kids bikes etc on an RC30, bit more difficult. Also a friend of mine gets 3 bikes into h...
BrianW Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 11 14,324 22-08-2018, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Mechanic posts Lintin update
Post: RE: Mechanic posts Lintin update

Great pictures to see.
BrianW General Discussion 1 2,804 16-08-2018, 10:08 AM
    Thread: NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR AUTO66
Post: RE: NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR AUTO66

I genuinely wish them well, Olivers mount was the first bike races I ever attended, and I was there last September on that terrible Sunday. I hope this release is backed up by more information ie who ...
BrianW General Discussion 3 4,249 26-06-2018, 04:32 PM
    Thread: car crash
Post: RE: car crash

I agree, I think there is little option but to return the riders the reverse way, the main bit is UNDER TRAVELLING MARSHALS and that, tragically, didn't happen this time, I fear it is just a terrible ...
BrianW General Discussion 16 14,785 19-06-2018, 12:19 PM
    Thread: I'll come back again!
Post: RE: I'll come back again!

Spirit of the TT winner right there.
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 19,567 16-05-2018, 11:10 AM
    Thread: Points for Bridewell at Donington Season-Opener
Post: RE: Points for Bridewell at Donington Season-Opene...

I'm looking forward to watching Tom Ward on the stocker, he's a nice lad who did well in the 600 class so hopefully can get to grips with the Suzuki quickly.
BrianW Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,997 05-04-2018, 11:59 AM
    Thread: Public's help sought in quest to name greatest ever TT rider
Post: RE: Public's help sought in quest to name greatest...

It's a pointless debate, but can I throw Dave Savile into the mix.
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 9,551 04-04-2018, 10:37 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racing team
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racin...

Well, that's my tenner gone !!
BrianW General Discussion 14 13,928 01-04-2018, 01:31 AM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racing team
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racin...

Sorry, can I change my mind ! I think the Woodhouse tenner should go on Norton now, If anyone can wrestle it onto the podium it's MD.
BrianW General Discussion 14 13,928 19-03-2018, 01:00 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racing team
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop announces split from Hawk Racin...

My money is on Tyco BMW
BrianW General Discussion 14 13,928 19-03-2018, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Quiz time !
Post: RE: Quiz time !

Yes super6, Richard Crossley did race a solo in the senior, I was there as his "goffer".
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 15,918 18-01-2018, 10:50 AM
    Thread: Tony Scott R.I.P.
Post: RE: Tony Scott R.I.P.

A great engine tuner, you are right about his abilities with the RC30 engines, he will be sadly missed.
BrianW General Discussion 2 4,826 17-10-2017, 12:39 PM
    Thread: Forum Updates
Post: RE: Forum Updates

Just grateful you do it at all Malcolm, hope you are soon sorted.
BrianW General Discussion 10 26,146 09-10-2017, 02:04 PM
    Thread: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be banned ???
Post: RE: The TT is pure, primeval ... and should be ban...

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, perhaps Mark should check TT miles per fatality over short circuit miles ( remember where Norman Brown met his untimely end), and the number of deaths from mount...
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 14,908 31-07-2017, 03:00 PM
    Thread: TT practice week with kids
Post: RE: TT practice week with kids

Lesq beat me too it, we went to Ramsey when mine were young, shops, toilets etc all available, plus swimming and the park for golf, boating etc. watch from the square ( take some small steps to get e ...
BrianW General Discussion 12 11,482 19-06-2017, 10:28 AM
    Thread: TT Supporters Club hold talks over TT logo use
Post: RE: TT Supporters Club hold talks over TT logo use

Whilst I realise that branding is all in this corporate world it leaves a bad taste in my mouth that after using that logo for over 40 years ( I've been a proud TTSC member for 38 ) the authorities ch...
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 6,825 15-06-2017, 03:35 PM
    Thread: You know you've been listening to Roy Moore when you say....
Post: RE: You know you've been listening to Roy Moore wh...

Thank you Alfie, I thought it was a few or similar, thanks for clearing that up.
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,741 13-06-2017, 10:57 AM
    Thread: You know you've been listening to Roy Moore when you say....
Post: RE: You know you've been listening to Roy Moore wh...

A moorism I don't understand is a "skutch," he says there's a skutch of riders coming implying that it means many, then a speed of a skutch over 100 mph implying it means a little, which is correct ? ...
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,741 13-06-2017, 10:30 AM
    Thread: Real Ale / Cask Ale on the island.
Post: RE: Real Ale / Cask Ale on the island.

As advised, many do real ales, try the Camra site http://www.camra.org.uk/whatpub.
BrianW General Discussion 7 9,261 22-05-2017, 04:07 PM
    Thread: Spectator areas
Post: RE: Spectator areas

We watched from the top last year, as TTNEB says easy parking, toilets etc, watching the bikes bear left on the rear wheel was amazing, tried to find a spot at bottom but it appeared to be restricted...
BrianW General Discussion 12 19,642 19-05-2017, 09:48 AM
    Thread: The Circuit of Wales - Latest News
Post: RE: The Circuit of Wales - Latest News

I will be there at the first race, as long as the bathchair can make it.
BrianW General Discussion 6 8,550 07-05-2017, 11:46 AM
    Thread: Guy announcement
Post: RE: Guy announcement

Very funny, have you noticed the date it was published !!
BrianW General Discussion 1 4,232 03-04-2017, 11:36 AM
    Thread: Donnington or Brands Hatch
Post: RE: Donnington or Brands Hatch

Hello, Happy new year, I love the GP circuit at Brands, it is my favourite circuit, preferable to Cadwell. But the Indy circuit for superbikes is terrible. Donington is ok, there is good viewing round...
BrianW General Discussion 5 7,606 26-12-2016, 10:59 AM
    Thread: IOMTT Newbie
Post: RE: IOMTT Newbie

Great, a chance to think about the TT course, thank you Flybri. I am assuming that you will be on foot or public transport, the places mentioned are all good, and Braddan Bridge is accessible during r...
BrianW TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 16,163 22-12-2016, 03:54 PM
    Thread: Manx pubs, good and bad?
Post: RE: Manx pubs, good and bad?

Hi Dom, All the above are good choices, this year we visited the Woodbourne and the Shore and agree with the comments, a personal favourite is the Creek Inn at Peel, a bit pricey on food, but it is go...
BrianW General Discussion 19 28,322 08-09-2016, 02:22 PM
    Thread: MOTO GP Silverstone
Post: RE: MOTO GP Silverstone

Yes, its supply and demand I'm afraid. Glad it was ok, I enjoyed it despite Sam being nurfed off by Zarco. The parking doesn't get any better, one and a half hours without turning a wheel to get out. ...
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,229 08-09-2016, 02:09 PM
    Thread: MOTO GP Silverstone
Post: RE: MOTO GP Silverstone

General admission will be fine, there is plenty of viewing areas, a nice terraced area after the first corner ( Copse ) and the walkway all round the track is good, there is a banked grassy area at V...
BrianW General Discussion 4 6,229 31-08-2016, 11:20 AM
    Thread: When did your TT love affair start
Post: RE: When did your TT love affair start

1977, as a spotty youth on a Fizzy I went to the MCN roadshow in York, no wall to wall coverage then, the only chance to see the TT was when the mobile cinema came to town. Sat there spell bound by bi...
BrianW General Discussion 15 23,319 31-05-2016, 10:39 AM
    Thread: its nearly here boys and girls!
Post: RE: its nearly here boys and girls!

Sail out Saturday 28th return early AM Friday 10th missing the senior I'm afraid. Going with daughter and her boyfriend, his first time. second week we are joined by 2 ladies we have not met, they adv...
BrianW General Discussion 33 39,069 26-05-2016, 09:19 AM