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    Thread: Bad day at Armoy
Post: RE: Bad day at Armoy

How unlucky what a fluke accident. Reading of it at http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk the two guys look in an absolute safe spectator position.Just shows you can never be sure what will happen when m...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,834 10-08-2009, 03:13 PM
    Thread: Meetings Clash ~ TT & Moto GP
Post: RE: Meetings Clash ~ TT & Moto GP

(29-07-2009, 06:04 PM)beepee Wrote: The thought that crosses my mind is that if the TT were to have fixed dates there may be an outside chance of other events working around them,as it is TT week mo...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 16 23,020 30-07-2009, 08:04 AM
    Thread: Andrew niell
Post: RE: Andrew niell

My condolenses to all connected.Motorcycle racing can be a cruel but wonderful sport and at least the lad died doing what he enjoyed like many before him RIP Andrew under the chequered flag
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,156 12-07-2009, 11:42 PM
    Thread: How many of You have raced on the Island or Ireland?
Post: RE: How many of You have raced on the Island or Ir...

(12-07-2009, 07:32 PM)Harry Wrote: I was feeling sadness and nostalgia for the good old days on this forum and decided to read through some old threads. To our anonymous moderators who want to know ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 112 192,258 12-07-2009, 11:34 PM
    Thread: Bsa Gold star
Post: RE: Bsa Gold star

Bernard Codd rings a bell but I think fastest on a Gold Star has been acheived quite recently in the classic MGP.
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 6 11,297 08-07-2009, 08:59 PM
    Thread: T T R A Press Release July 09
Post: T T R A Press Release July 09

[attachment=30] Following debate on several websites relating to support for TT competitors and their families the TTRA has issued a press statement which is on the enclosed attachment. Further info...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 2 5,343 07-07-2009, 08:33 PM
    Thread: Bert Schneider
Post: Bert Schneider

I have just heard the sad news that Austrian former TT competitor Bert Schneider passed away on July 2nd aged 72 Bert raced the TT in the period 1959 to 1964 riding Manx Nortons and Works Suzuki's ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 1 5,159 04-07-2009, 05:34 PM
    Thread: Charity events
Post: RE: Charity events

Maybe the message is its great to have funds for individual riders and please support them, but please don't forget the ones like the ACU Ben fund, JD Injured Riders and also Phill Hogg Motorsport wh...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 33 53,787 02-07-2009, 05:34 PM
    Thread: SCUDERIA
Post: RE: SCUDERIA

Bill Snelling Wrote:Arthur Lawn Wrote:Often used term in motorsports both bikes and cars what is the meaning of the word.Scuderia From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Scuderia means "stable" in the I...
Arthur Lawn Quiz Questions 2 9,618 22-06-2009, 11:48 PM
    Thread: A Quiz from TTfan
Post: RE: A Quiz from TTfan

cargo Wrote:Been a while since we had a quiz question so heres a photo quiz from Ian Huntly AKA TTfan [Image: http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r313/...6/Qiz9.jpg] The print is small so either us...
Arthur Lawn Quiz Questions 5 16,158 22-06-2009, 08:21 PM
    Thread: A Quiz from TTfan
Post: RE: A Quiz from TTfan

cargo Wrote:Been a while since we had a quiz question so heres a photo quiz from Ian Huntly AKA TTfan [Image: http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r313/...6/Qiz9.jpg] The print is small so either us...
Arthur Lawn Quiz Questions 5 16,158 22-06-2009, 08:20 PM
    Thread: SCUDERIA
Post: SCUDERIA

Often used term in motorsports both bikes and cars what is the meaning of the word.
Arthur Lawn Quiz Questions 2 9,618 22-06-2009, 02:57 PM
    Thread: Past TT dates
Post: RE: Past TT dates

David Griffiths Wrote:For at least the last 20 years, probably longer, the dates of the TT have always been set by the middle (Mad) Sunday. This is always the first Sunday in June. This year the first...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,766 19-05-2009, 04:28 PM
    Thread: TTXGP
Post: RE: TTXGP

highlander Wrote:Sounds louder then I expected. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3FC7TIdwWs It has recently been reported in my local paper that Lotus Engineering have been working on development of ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 157 255,908 15-05-2009, 07:43 PM
    Thread: Well done Mr Sprayson
Post: RE: Well done Mr Sprayson

I second all that is said here ken helped me out with his skills on numerous occasions and is still very much involved in the racing scene having a very nice Royal Enfield GP5 (well he had to as he ma...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,533 16-04-2009, 03:25 PM
    Thread: E.C.E. BARAGWANATH (EDWIN, TED)
Post: RE: E.C.E. BARAGWANATH (EDWIN, TED)

Spartan Wrote:I was doing a little googling to find out the origins of The Baragwanath Trophy. I came across this thread. Those on this thread might be interested to know that The Baragwanath Trophy i...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 19 38,369 14-04-2009, 07:16 PM
    Thread: Sensational Announcement 01/04/2009
Post: RE: Sensational Announcement 01/04/2009

My memory served me wrong Looked up the programme today and it was Moreton Valance which I believe is in the same area
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 30 43,020 06-04-2009, 06:43 PM
    Thread: Sensational Announcement 01/04/2009
Post: RE: Sensational Announcement 01/04/2009

tripod Wrote:Hey Gordon Staverton wasn't that long ago, I had my first race there. OK maybe it was.:Doh:Doh If my memory serves me right and I have the right place,( near Cheltenham ?) I rode the firs...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 30 43,020 06-04-2009, 07:32 AM
    Thread: Electric bikes
Post: RE: Electric bikes

DCLUCIE Wrote:I know this is a bit of a strange question, but what road liscence do you need to ride one of these on an open road. They have no cc to measure. Umm wonder what the boys in blue would s...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,756 17-02-2009, 04:15 PM
    Thread: Passport Required by 2014?
Post: Passport Required by 2014?

Just read in Peter Hitchins page of The Sunday Mail that a passport will be required to travel between England and the Isle of Man. This is being insisted upon by the EU for travel between non EU cou...
Arthur Lawn Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 5,781 25-01-2009, 04:31 PM
    Thread: HM PLANT HONDA LAY OFF MECHANICS
Post: RE: HM PLANT HONDA LAY OFF MECHANICS

Things look bad for the Japanese car/bike industry as highlighted in the Times today. There is even a thought that there will be an amalgamation of companies and the first two talked about was Honda a...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 5 9,621 30-12-2008, 08:45 PM
    Thread: Joey Dunlop Charity
Post: Joey Dunlop Charity

Just watched Celebrity Mastermind on BBC and it was won by Dave Myers of the' hairy bikers' What was of great interest is that he is donating his fees to the Joey Dunlop Foundation. Pity though the ...
Arthur Lawn Joey Dunlop 2 8,853 28-12-2008, 08:14 PM
    Thread: Seamus Greene moved to Putney
Post: RE: Seamus Greene moved to Putney

Do'nt know Seamus but wish him all the luck. He is going to a centre of excellence.Nick you are correct it is The Royal Hospital and it specialise in Occupational/rehabilitation therapy. Health trusts...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,519 05-11-2008, 07:09 PM
    Thread: Effect on TT of the Banking Crisis.
Post: Effect on TT of the Banking Crisis.

Will the banking crisis have an effect on the TT & MGP? It will certainly have an effect on the Islands finance industry. As with the Island goverment only garanteeing £50k of investors offshore ...
Arthur Lawn Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 6,663 12-10-2008, 03:19 PM
    Thread: Major blow to visitors to the TT?
Post: RE: Major blow to visitors to the TT?

I think you need to see the small print of the agreement from 2010 on how the replacement system will work. Since the event of Trusts and Foundation Trusts in the UK, hospitals act like independant bu...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 13 17,128 04-10-2008, 08:12 AM
    Thread: Nostalgia = big money
Post: RE: Nostalgia = big money

This years parade did not exist.It was a demonstration of the Ducati racing involvement over the years and Sammy M falling off appeared to have been the highlight of the event. I expect for Ducati rea...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 58 91,429 23-09-2008, 02:51 PM
    Thread: Nostalgia = big money
Post: RE: Nostalgia = big money

'NOT WELL SUPPORTED' you're having a laugh. What you saw in 2007 was a restricted scaled down entry as many ex racers had their entries refused much to their disgust. In 2003,there were a total of 70 ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 58 91,429 23-09-2008, 08:38 AM
    Thread: Helen G
Post: RE: Helen G

Happy birthday Helen fromm sunny Norfolk. Billy Bond? Was a West Ham footballer from 60/70s.Abit of a rough diamond on the football field. Must congratulate you on looking so well for his age.
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 19 23,458 17-09-2008, 07:31 PM
    Thread: .... to the ridiculous!
Post: RE: .... to the ridiculous!

larryd Wrote:OK - I'll settle for "cretin" ps - I did know about curtains!! 'Cretin' i believe is actually a medical term for someone who suffers lack of growth of the long bones ie a dwarf. Caused b...
Arthur Lawn Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 7 14,170 11-09-2008, 11:18 AM
    Thread: MGPSC Official Handing Over of the Scones Ceremony
Post: RE: MGPSC Official Handing Over of the Scones Cere...

Fatening Helen Watch the figure. Had you just woken up from a deep slumber?
Arthur Lawn Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 3,335 19-08-2008, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Hutchy
Post: RE: Hutchy

Look at this site http://www.aim-racing.co.uk/Art/aim2.pdf which maybe answers a few questions
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 5 9,558 11-08-2008, 07:32 PM
    Thread: MK 111 ZEPHYR ( SORRY)
Post: RE: MK 111 ZEPHYR ( SORRY)

Not a bad passion wagon but not as good as my 1955 Jaguar Mk 7 I had in the 50s
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 8 14,436 07-08-2008, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Legal action against S 100 club
Post: RE: Legal action against S 100 club

FC Wrote:I may be wrong but I seem to remember that the ACU had a clause in the entries application that a rider could not take legal action in the event of an injury. This clause is illegal and is ag...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 45 62,985 07-08-2008, 12:09 PM
    Thread: Frank Sheene
Post: RE: Frank Sheene

Knew Frank in my racing days and what a helpful man he was Who could you find to lend you a pair of Bultaco forks at the 1965 TT.Franco of course.We were also in the same trade,hospital engineering.Al...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 11 23,061 05-08-2008, 07:39 PM
    Thread: Road Race World Championship
Post: RE: Road Race World Championship

Quite agree Colin there should be a World Championship series for all cc classes for Road racing.After all it would just be returning to what the original championship series was all about MOTORCYCLE ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 12 16,855 27-07-2008, 09:01 PM
    Thread: FAO Paul Phillips
Post: RE: FAO Paul Phillips

Surely F C there is still plenty of time and plenty of other days for visitors to have a blast round the course as you put it. plus I think we should get out of the habit of calling this day 'Mad Sund...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 56 88,600 01-07-2008, 07:48 PM
    Thread: FAO Paul Phillips
Post: RE: FAO Paul Phillips

Just a thought.If practise time is such a problem and need to be increased, is there any reason why you can't use Sunday of race week period. This surely would be less disruptive to the local resident...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 56 88,600 01-07-2008, 05:42 PM
    Thread: Not quite the Steam Packet
Post: RE: Not quite the Steam Packet

Looks like the ferry I came home from the 1970 Ulster GP on.Larne to Stranrae.Gales that Sunday morning had blown down trees making it difficult to get to ferry port.Never been on a sea so rough impos...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 8 11,049 29-06-2008, 07:19 PM
    Thread: Clean emissions races.....
Post: RE: Clean emissions races.....

thewitch Wrote:http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/Clean-emi...4212381.jpBetter ask my farmer friend if I can borrow his new Sinclair C5 for the sidecar class. Will I need a course license for this pedal a...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 56 94,373 23-06-2008, 03:19 PM
    Thread: 1 YEAR OLD
Post: RE: 1 YEAR OLD

PeterCourtney Wrote:Where is named after the great Geoffrey? Apart from a rip-off marketing & radio company that is.......Sure they named a bend between Brandywell & Windy, would it be the 31s...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 11 15,865 14-06-2008, 03:30 PM
    Thread: John Surtees O.B.E.
Post: John Surtees O.B.E.

At long last the powers to be have recognized the great achievement of John Surtees as being the only man to win world championships on 2 and 4 wheels.Congratulations Mr Surtees. Will anyone equal in ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 2 5,297 14-06-2008, 01:05 PM
    Thread: 1 YEAR OLD
Post: RE: 1 YEAR OLD

PeterCourtney Wrote:ian huntly Wrote:SHAUN HARRIS written ....... Perhaps it will become a permanent fixture somewhere on the course.I hope not: as far as I can see all the places which are named afte...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 11 15,865 14-06-2008, 12:41 PM
    Thread: Man of the Match ?
Post: RE: Man of the Match ?

oggy Wrote:My man of the match was by a long way Cameron Donald two wins and featured in every solo race not bad for a relative newcomer. I second that. Sentiment aside and considering what little exp...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 14 20,533 13-06-2008, 07:35 AM
    Thread: Police Backup
Post: RE: Police Backup

FC Wrote:I too find it disturbing to hear that a marshal had been threatened (if he was) but would it not have been better for the marshal to offer some assistance to the rider who was in need of help...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 19 22,953 10-06-2008, 05:56 PM
    Thread: Who is this?
Post: RE: Who is this?

Can't be Mark Webber if it was today, as he flew out early in week for Canadian GP
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,178 06-06-2008, 07:27 PM
    Thread: How live is 'TT Live'
Post: RE: How live is 'TT Live'

pykey Wrote:On tv if you watch footy the radio commenty is ahead of the live picture. Thats allways the case.I've watched TV football with the sound switched off and had a radio commentry of the same ...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 14 19,007 03-06-2008, 11:54 AM
    Thread: DJ's Mum
Post: RE: DJ's Mum

This news is very sad Nick. Our condolences to Tony and all family and close friends. Pauline was obviously Tony's rock and happening so close to a 5th anniversary of the loss of a son it makes you th...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 20 27,476 31-05-2008, 07:45 AM
    Thread: Ducati Parade
Post: Ducati Parade

Got my copy of Classic Bike today and on 2 occassions on page 20 it lists the Ducati Parade as being 7 laps.Surely this cannot be right. mind you they have even mixed the date up One caption say's 3rd...
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,608 27-05-2008, 09:24 PM
    Thread: NOVICE'S ?
Post: RE: NOVICE'S ?

Simple Answer There is no such thing as a 'NOVICE' at either the TT or Manx GP. Newcomers yes and some riders are quicker and more experience than others, but thats the same in all sports.
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,880 27-05-2008, 09:03 PM
    Thread: BBC website DOWN ?
Post: RE: BBC website DOWN ?

There is some problem Watching it untill 1-30pm end of 600 race Now went to reconnect and can't get onto site.
Arthur Lawn TT Related Posts (Only) 13 17,314 17-05-2008, 02:52 PM