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    Thread: Maybe a daft question.....
Post: Maybe a daft question.....

Can you take Calor gas bottles in your vehicle onto steam packet ferry ? 4.5kilo ones for campsite stoves. If not, where is best place to purchase on the Island ? Many thanks
Tripster1050 General Discussion 7 7,505 20-07-2018, 06:22 PM
    Thread: Manx Ferries
Post: Manx Ferries

Are these a good tour operater to book ferry & self catering for a weeks holiday to Isle of Man for family. Not for TT related travel Or the Visit IOM agent ? Cheers all
Tripster1050 General Discussion 2 4,837 26-04-2018, 11:35 AM
    Thread: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider
Post: RE: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider

Tickets have now sold
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 5 5,455 31-03-2018, 02:03 PM
    Thread: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider
Post: RE: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider

Hi John Someone has taken the tickets and expecting payment today before transferring. If they change their mind I will contact you👍
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 5 5,455 30-03-2018, 10:52 AM
    Thread: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider
Post: RE: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider

PM Sent Jason, or think it did
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 5 5,455 28-03-2018, 07:50 PM
    Thread: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider
Post: TT 2018 Ferry Ticket for Sale 1xBike & Rider

Hi All Its with huge regret I again have to sell my ferry ticket for this years TT races. I had to sell last years and this year was the first time I was going alone with the bike to do some Marshalli...
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 5 5,455 25-03-2018, 08:57 AM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

Thank you Ronnie, I will look at Cronky Voddy area when I select sectors. Thank you again Paul
Tripster1050 General Discussion 2 3,945 02-03-2018, 02:14 PM
    Thread: How safe are bikes on the island
Post: RE: How safe are bikes on the island

Im staying at homestay B&B in Peel but not near the Creek. Why is it a place to avoid ? I would have thought bars in Douglas have more problems than little old Peel
Tripster1050 General Discussion 13 13,263 28-02-2018, 08:59 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: Marshalling

So long story short, I was given permission to go to this years TT on my own/with bike, without wife :icon_cool: and after considering marshalling for last few years I have signed up. Looking for va...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 2 3,945 28-02-2018, 08:29 PM
    Thread: How safe are bikes on the island
Post: RE: How safe are bikes on the island

:icon_lol: no Honda C90 just a Triumph Tiger Sport so think I should be ok :icon_biggrin: Doubt anyone wants one badly enough to nick it
Tripster1050 General Discussion 13 13,263 28-02-2018, 04:43 PM
    Thread: How safe are bikes on the island
Post: How safe are bikes on the island

Maybe an odd question but this year is the first time I can take my bike across to the races and wondered how safe it is to leave them parked up especially at night ? Anyone experience problems ? Over...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 13 13,263 20-02-2018, 05:49 PM
    Thread: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017
Post: RE: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017

Your welcome. ********$$*Tickets now sold*******
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 4 5,936 25-01-2017, 09:37 AM
    Thread: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017
Post: RE: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017

PM Sent, apologise for delay in responding
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 4 5,936 24-01-2017, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017
Post: Ferry tickets for sale TT 2017

Well its happened again for second year running and I cannot make TT due to work and other commitments. I sold my pre booked ferry crossing on here last year and had no issues so feel happier doing th...
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 4 5,936 21-01-2017, 10:30 AM
    Thread: T5 on ferry to IOM TT
Post: RE: T5 on ferry to IOM TT

Quick email response from steam packet and no places for the van on current ferry crossing so it's the car or try on 6th March next year for a cancellation or sell ticket and maybe go to Manx/classic ...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 6 7,576 24-09-2016, 04:52 PM
    Thread: T5 on ferry to IOM TT
Post: RE: T5 on ferry to IOM TT

Thanks guys for help and hopefully will enjoy the T5 as much as you did Nasher
Tripster1050 General Discussion 6 7,576 24-09-2016, 02:13 PM
    Thread: T5 on ferry to IOM TT
Post: RE: T5 on ferry to IOM TT

I did and on three desperate occasions was left on hold then cut off so thought I would ask those experienced in taking them on here
Tripster1050 General Discussion 6 7,576 24-09-2016, 07:45 AM
    Thread: T5 on ferry to IOM TT
Post: T5 on ferry to IOM TT

Aye up all I have a ferry booking for 2017 race week. Car with 2 adults and a child. I have just been lucky enough to purchase a VW T30 transporter and wanted to know if it can go on ferry under car b...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 6 7,576 23-09-2016, 10:33 PM
    Thread: TT 2016 Predictions
Post: RE: TT 2016 Predictions

Not going to make a prediction but would like to see Peter Hickman on the podium this year
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 23 39,083 10-01-2016, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Ulster
Post: RE: Ulster

Maybolezx12r, I see you do some marshalling ? I signed up to hopefully do the tt last year but ended up taking the family so never managed the time. If I go to the southern 109 I will be travelling al...
Tripster1050 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 8,942 08-01-2016, 09:14 PM
    Thread: Ulster
Post: Ulster

Thinking of doing the Ulster this year and interested if anyone can suggest decent travel companies to arrange ferry, hotel, b&b etc for 1 bike and rider. Can't do tt this year with family commitm...
Tripster1050 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 8,942 07-01-2016, 10:27 PM
    Thread: TT2016 race week ferry ticket
Post: RE: TT2016 race week ferry ticket

Tickets are now sold
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 6 7,580 04-01-2016, 04:00 PM
    Thread: TT2016 race week ferry ticket
Post: RE: TT2016 race week ferry ticket

Hi Andy, merry Christmas. Yes I still have deposit booking and just been invoiced for full payment due 28th February. No rush or hurry over Christmas/new year. If your interested I will keep the initi...
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 6 7,580 26-12-2015, 09:50 PM
    Thread: TT2016 race week ferry ticket
Post: TT2016 race week ferry ticket

Not going to the TT next year. So ticket for sale. Deposit price only required HEYSHAM TO DOUGLAS FRIDAY 3-June-2016 11:45am sailing arriving 13:45 DOUGLAS TO HEYSHAM SATURDAY 11-June-2016 07:30am sai...
Tripster1050 Miscellaneous For Sale 6 7,580 24-12-2015, 12:14 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

Having recently found the site I'm absolutely gutted about this decision. Loads of great information and advise, great people and even ability to find accommodation etc. for TT. Real shame and annoyin...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 119,259 17-06-2015, 06:38 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

Thanks everyone, just back from an amazing TT. My reasons for the interest in marshalling are good and honest. All advice is great and I'm hoping to Marshal at next years TT. Booked to travel for race...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 17 32,184 14-06-2015, 09:37 PM
    Thread: Paul Bird
Post: RE: Paul Bird

It was an amazing feeling to be at the IOM when he won. Gutted last year he got injured. Been from Bradford but wife from Morecambe I'm torn between Hutchy and Mcguiness but pleased for both. My heart...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 23,046 13-06-2015, 06:13 PM
    Thread: Paul Bird
Post: RE: Paul Bird

I wasn't knocking Paul Bird either. I don't really think anything of team managers either way. I just love road racing. Utter respect for Hutchy, as a lad from bingley
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 23,046 13-06-2015, 04:18 PM
    Thread: Paul Bird
Post: RE: Paul Bird

Don't know about story but I was sat listening to the guy from PBM telling the 'story' in an interview on radio TT sat at side of track. It was broadcast all round island so strange he would make it u...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 23,046 13-06-2015, 04:14 PM
    Thread: Paul Bird
Post: RE: Paul Bird

(12-06-2015, 01:25 PM)cregnybaa Wrote: I think Paul Bird deserves a big hand this TT as he could still see in Hutchy what a lot of other people had thought was never coming back. He seems to be one ...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 18 23,046 13-06-2015, 01:55 PM
    Thread: Ulster Grand Prix
Post: Ulster Grand Prix

Hey everyone I'm looking at going to the Ulster and interested on what people think of travelling there and how safe it is for visitors. Atmosphere, people, where to stay, etc etc etc. thanks all
Tripster1050 Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 2 4,135 11-06-2015, 09:39 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop

I heard today from a reliable source that it was a done deal after cookstown 100. The stocker came over with him because Shaun Muir promised Factory bikes but they never appeared. The back up plan was...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 95 172,524 07-06-2015, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Viewing from gardens
Post: RE: Viewing from gardens

Yep quarry bends last year was excellent choice and plan to do it again this year. Will look into other suggestions. Watched from Ramsey hairpin today after arriving as house backs onto it....excellen...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 8 17,705 05-06-2015, 10:22 PM
    Thread: Viewing from gardens
Post: RE: Viewing from gardens

Sounds a good option, checked it out on Map and looks good to watch from if weather good. Thanks for that splashdown👍
Tripster1050 General Discussion 8 17,705 04-06-2015, 08:42 PM
    Thread: Viewing from gardens
Post: Viewing from gardens

I know there is loads of people and pubs around course that allow viewing from gardens etc. for donations to TT Charities, air ambulance etc but can anyone recommend any of them or know anyone who is ...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 8 17,705 04-06-2015, 05:02 PM
    Thread: STEAMPACKET website taking bookings NOW
Post: RE: STEAMPACKET website taking bookings NOW

Got through and got car/family on 3rd to 11th but got rather p****d when I asked about trying to get rider and bike on same times. Made me feel soo bad I gave up so no bike again next year 😕 great cus...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 36 44,753 01-06-2015, 10:22 AM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

To say the dark side doesn't cross my mind more than once would be lying and it has to be considered I think seriously. I'm not going to be a no show or timewaster, I want to give it 100% and the main...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 17 32,184 27-05-2015, 10:47 PM
    Thread: Ramsey
Post: RE: Ramsey

Ahh another plan required
Tripster1050 General Discussion 4 6,355 27-05-2015, 09:33 PM
    Thread: Ramsey
Post: RE: Ramsey

That's what I was asking, I'm really unsure if you can or not
Tripster1050 General Discussion 4 6,355 27-05-2015, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Ramsey
Post: Ramsey

Staying in Ramsey this year, on the inside of circuit near Hairpin. Great for walking up to Gooseneck but can you cross over the bridge before parliament square at the school ? We watch from quarry be...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 4 6,355 27-05-2015, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Race Predictions
Post: RE: Race Predictions

Superbike & senior Mcguiness, sounds so focused and up for it after last year plus I keep thinking what joey did in 2000 on the SP1. And Bruce with the fastest lap at 45 ☺️. Age means nothing. De...
Tripster1050 TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 36 46,073 27-05-2015, 08:05 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

Sure have Malcolm, been doing some reading but also wanted some first hand advice from guys & gals on the site with first hand experience.
Tripster1050 General Discussion 17 32,184 27-05-2015, 05:50 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: RE: Marshalling

Fantastic advice steady and extremely honest and welcome. Thanks for taking the time to respond too.
Tripster1050 General Discussion 17 32,184 27-05-2015, 05:21 PM
    Thread: Marshalling
Post: Marshalling

Looking into volunteering as a Marshall for 2016 TT/MGP. Has anyone on here got experience of marshalling and any advice, views, opinions. All greatly received and thanks in advance :shy:
Tripster1050 General Discussion 17 32,184 26-05-2015, 10:20 PM
    Thread: Hire cars on ferry
Post: Hire cars on ferry

I seem to remember last year when I booked for TT it asked if car was a hire car. Anyone know if this makes a difference. It's just I have lots of hertz points and was thinking of hiring a slightly bi...
Tripster1050 General Discussion 0 3,112 22-05-2015, 08:03 PM