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    Thread: Two riders involved in serious incident at Dundrod + Update
Post: RE: Two riders involved in serious incident at Dun...

RIP Jamie. Condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 9,653 14-08-2017, 10:41 PM
    Thread: TT practice week with kids
Post: RE: TT practice week with kids

Forgot Ramsey! As well as Mooragh Park there's one at May Hill with stuff to play on and toilets so you can watch races and the kids can run around like mad. You can use the foot bridge (at least yo...
Raynetjr General Discussion 12 15,357 23-06-2017, 10:26 PM
    Thread: TT practice week with kids
Post: RE: TT practice week with kids

Union Mills Church is a good place to watch (nice big wall to hide behind) and it has toilets and food (my girls used to watch here while my wife and I marshalled there during the Manx). You can esca...
Raynetjr General Discussion 12 15,357 18-06-2017, 02:27 PM
    Thread: Thank you Malcolm!
Post: Thank you Malcolm!

Malcolm, Now the dust (if there was any, given the rain) has settled on another TT, I'd just like to thank you for another brilliant effort over the buildup and the TT fortnight. Your efforts in kee...
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 4,195 13-06-2017, 07:50 AM
    Thread: Statement on Behalf of the ACU Events Ltd
Post: RE: Statement on Behalf of the ACU Events Ltd

RIP Jochem. Condolences to all involved.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,090 07-06-2017, 11:17 PM
    Thread: Statement on Behalf of ACU Events Ltd
Post: RE: Statement on Behalf of ACU Events Ltd

RIP Alan. Condolences to friends and family.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 6 2,805 07-06-2017, 11:16 PM
    Thread: Superstock- no Guy?
Post: Superstock- no Guy?

I've just seen the start list for today's Superstock race - Guy's 8 slot is blank. Has Honda pulled out? He's still down to race the Mugen later - perhaps his wrist isn't up to it?
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 0 1,394 07-06-2017, 07:42 AM
    Thread: Statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd
Post: RE: Statement on behalf of ACU Events Ltd

RIP Dave - condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 1,708 07-06-2017, 07:12 AM
    Thread: Superbike Race - Rider Announcement
Post: RE: Superbike Race - Rider Announcement

Get well soon Davey.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 2,396 04-06-2017, 08:03 PM
    Thread: Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after being hit by car in Italy
Post: RE: Nicky Hayden in 'serious condition' after bein...

RIP Nicky. Condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr General Discussion 22 33,591 22-05-2017, 06:55 PM
    Thread: TT programme?
Post: RE: TT programme?

Just bought mine - no Dunlop front covers available (nothing against Hutchy, just surprised that a major store in NI hadn't been supplied with the local cover) - the staff said there had been complain...
Raynetjr General Discussion 6 10,738 20-05-2017, 05:22 PM
    Thread: TT programme?
Post: RE: TT programme?

Programmes were for sale in Lisburn today so they are out - has WH Smith's fallen out with DED too?
Raynetjr General Discussion 6 10,738 20-05-2017, 02:29 PM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Great to hear from you Keith. Best of luck with the record breaking!
Raynetjr Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 235,537 20-05-2017, 02:28 PM
    Thread: Irwin wins headline Superbike race at first attempt
Post: RE: Irwin wins headline Superbike race at first at...

It was an excellent race - and Glenn was a very popular winner - a massive cheer went up when he crossed the line. Most of the races were excellent- should be worth watching the highlights.
Raynetjr 2017 North West Postings 1 1,058 13-05-2017, 11:43 PM
    Thread: is cookstown on tv this year
Post: RE: is cookstown on tv this year

Yes. I believe it's on at 1040 on Monday BBC NI - all part of their nw200 buildup!
Raynetjr Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 5,260 04-05-2017, 11:44 PM
    Thread: Tandragee - Critical crash rider named as Italian Dario Cecconi
Post: RE: Tandragee - Critical crash rider named as Ital...

Just seen on the Tandragee Facebook page that Dario hasn't made it. RIP Dario - many condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 7 13,428 25-04-2017, 11:33 PM
    Thread: John Surtees RIP
Post: RE: John Surtees RIP

RIP - he was not just a great racer, he was a great man. He came across brilliantly in the Paul Hollywood 'racing legends' programme - I hope the BBC re-show it in tribute.
Raynetjr General Discussion 9 13,069 11-03-2017, 12:45 PM
    Thread: Barry Wood Interview - One on One
Post: RE: Barry Wood Interview - One on One

Malcolm - great stuff, a really interesting read. Thanks! Raynet jr
Raynetjr General Discussion 2 31,004 09-03-2017, 10:16 PM
    Thread: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man TT
Post: RE: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man ...

Just saw on twitter that it will be John and Guy on the Mugens....
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 3,918 13-02-2017, 08:17 AM
    Thread: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man TT
Post: RE: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man ...

Not sure even Mugen could afford 3 bikes!😄 I seem to remember Guy looked really interested in the Victory when he replaced William so thought he might be up for it.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 3,918 22-01-2017, 12:25 AM
    Thread: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man TT
Post: RE: TEAM MUGEN to Participate in 2017 Isle of Man ...

I wonder if Guy will get one as part of the deal with Honda? I've always thought Guy on an electric bike had the makings of a great episode of Speed.... perhaps a one lap blast would be his best ch...
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 3,918 19-01-2017, 12:11 AM
    Thread: Happy New Year
Post: RE: Happy New Year

Happy New Year Malcolm! And a happy New Year to every contributor!
Raynetjr General Discussion 5 7,658 01-01-2017, 02:32 AM
    Thread: XMAS GREETINGS
Post: RE: XMAS GREETINGS

Merry Christmas and a happy New Year to you all! And as others have already said, 'thank you' to Malcolm for keeping this website going! Raynet jr
Raynetjr General Discussion 17 26,372 15-12-2016, 12:34 AM
    Thread: ITV4- what are they on?
Post: ITV4- what are they on?

Loved the TT highlights shows so thought tonight might be a good night in front of the box. I liked TT Blues thought the Classic TT programme was OK in parts but not brilliant but playing 'the road' ...
Raynetjr General Discussion 0 3,842 01-09-2016, 10:24 PM
    Thread: Andrew Soar - RIP
Post: Andrew Soar - RIP

First, condolences to all those families and friends who have lost loved ones at this year's TT. News of Andrew's death has hit me particularly hard - I met him at Bradden Oak when he stopped with us...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,994 11-06-2016, 10:34 AM
    Thread: STATEMENT REGARDING FATAL INCIDENT AT 2016 VAUXHALL INTERNATIONAL NORTH WEST 200
Post: RE: STATEMENT REGARDING FATAL INCIDENT AT 2016 VAU...

RIP. As Smidsy and scaramanga said, thoughts with both the family and those who assisted at the scene. The medical teams had a busy day - as we left after the roads opened the medical team was off t...
Raynetjr 2016 North West Postings 10 4,071 15-05-2016, 12:19 AM
    Thread: Access to Douglas Rugby Club campsite
Post: RE: Access to Douglas Rugby Club campsite

If you're driving (or on a push bike) I think you can use the access road at Quarterbridge  to get to the inside of the course (the signs say no pedestrians but don't know how/if they enforce it) but ...
Raynetjr General Discussion 10 19,454 26-04-2016, 08:43 AM
    Thread: Who's doing what at Mid Antrim?
Post: RE: Who's doing what at Mid Antrim?

John Burrows' team was probably the biggest. Ryan was on the BMW for the first time. I was 'working' so didn't get to see much of the paddock to see who else was about. Both Joey's Bar 125s were runni...
Raynetjr Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 7,407 03-04-2016, 12:23 PM
    Thread: Who's doing what at Mid Antrim?
Post: RE: Who's doing what at Mid Antrim?

He also won the Second super sport race and the Open race and came second to Derek Shiels in the Grand Final and Ryan in the super twins. There's a story on the BBC NI sport website. It was a great...
Raynetjr Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 7,407 02-04-2016, 07:32 PM
    Thread: Graham Hilditch Remembered
Post: RE: Graham Hilditch Remembered

Sad news. I think I met Graham at the Manx in 2013 - if I'm right we gave him a lift to the paddock when his outfit stopped at the Bungalow on a parade lap. Really nice bloke.
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 3 7,686 02-03-2016, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Marshaling at the TT
Post: RE: Marshaling at the TT

I've enjoyed everywhere I've marshalled but I really enjoyed Bungalow, Union Mills, Ballaugh Bridge and 32nd/Dukes - you also get a good view at Braddan Oak. If you are over for practice sessions I'...
Raynetjr General Discussion 12 24,740 05-01-2016, 11:49 PM
    Thread: Seasons Greetings
Post: RE: Seasons Greetings

Hope you've all had a great Christmas and wishing you all the best for the New Year!
Raynetjr General Discussion 13 19,441 27-12-2015, 01:39 AM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Thanks for the answer Keith. Even if your entry was 'humouring' you, it was well worth it for the club as your story wil be, I'm sure, used by newcomers for a long time to come (and if it isn't it sh...
Raynetjr Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 235,537 28-10-2015, 01:37 PM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Keith - thanks for finishing off the story - it's been a brilliant read. Sorry to hear you won't be racing next year. One question - weren't you down for another race or did the schedule changes...
Raynetjr Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 235,537 26-10-2015, 09:16 PM
    Thread: A Newcomers Diary .
Post: RE: A Newcomers Diary .

Great story Keith - loved it so far!
Raynetjr Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 60 235,537 18-10-2015, 04:49 PM
    Thread: Competitor course information
Post: RE: Competitor course information

Great stuff - looking forward to the next episode ....
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 64 153,216 15-09-2015, 10:01 PM
    Thread: MGP: Three riders are in ‘critical’ condition
Post: RE: MGP: Three riders are in ‘critical’ condition

RIP David. My condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,175 06-09-2015, 06:32 PM
    Thread: Kursaal Flyer
Post: RE: Kursaal Flyer

Well done Keith! It was great to meet you (for a very short time) last week and it's good to see all your planning and preparation came to fruition!
Raynetjr Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 3 8,364 01-09-2015, 09:22 PM
    Thread: New Update on Ken Davis - 13th October
Post: RE: Update on Ken Davis

Hope you get well soon Ken!
Raynetjr General Discussion 8 13,059 27-08-2015, 09:45 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE MANX MOTORCYCLE CLUB
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE MANX MOTORCY...

RIP Dennis, condolences to his family and friends.
Raynetjr Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 2,228 27-08-2015, 09:44 PM
    Thread: TT Research
Post: RE: TT Research

Done! Hope you get a worthwhile sample and it would be interesting to see your results. Raynet jr
Raynetjr General Discussion 6 10,327 10-08-2015, 09:29 PM
    Thread: Competitor course information
Post: RE: Competitor course information

Great to hear how things are going - looking forward to popping by in a couple of weeks! Raynet jr
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 64 153,216 06-08-2015, 07:39 AM
    Thread: Terrible news from Skerries
Post: Terrible news from Skerries

Just seen on the MCI Medical Team Facebook page that one of the travelling doctors, Dr John Hinds has died. I had the privilege of working with him (albeit just with a radio) at several races. Top b...
Raynetjr General Discussion 6 11,642 04-07-2015, 01:49 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

The bit about newcomers and 1000cc bikes is interesting. As I've admitted before, I'm not a rider, let alone a racer, and I know that the TT is different to other events, but on one of the other ro...
Raynetjr General Discussion 203 375,350 24-06-2015, 03:52 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

(20-06-2015, 10:02 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Hi Bill So you'd have Hutchy and M.D.  and no JM130? Raynet, my personal opinion is that Robert D would not have won many more TTs. Lovely bloke, great ride...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 31 90,151 21-06-2015, 07:08 AM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

I don't know- he should go well but so many things can happen and not being able to tell who's going to win is part of the magic of the TT for me! Who would've thought Mickey D wouldn't have a win th...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 31 90,151 20-06-2015, 09:26 PM
    Thread: TT on foot
Post: RE: TT on foot

I must admit the scariest thing about this TT was the walk to/from Braddan Oak to marshal - at times it felt like being an extra in Death Race 2000- standing by the Oak was easy compared with that!
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 13 24,491 19-06-2015, 09:28 PM
    Thread: TT on foot
Post: RE: TT on foot

The saver cards still exist; my mate and I used them this TT. In the end, other than a trip to Castletown on the steam train, we didn't really make full use of them as we stayed near our campsite and...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 13 24,491 19-06-2015, 04:55 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

Great idea wsn03. I could probably try to help with all 5 things (but not always available) but I think the most important thing to do is let Malcolm have the break he's asked for and let him think a...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 51 91,815 18-06-2015, 03:35 PM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

Malcolm - sorry about the troublemakers, I thought they would've learnt their lesson when the 'other place' was culled - hope they get caught - ideally they'd spend time in the cell next to the friend...
Raynetjr TT Related Posts (Only) 90 150,609 17-06-2015, 04:09 PM