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    Thread: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017
Post: RE: Fully British-built TT bike for Norton by 2017

Have look at Cam's TT Video Diaries, particularly Number 5, via the Link below to have your eyes opened.   Also, Mick Grant has been at locations around the course checking on the Norton's set-up and...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 60 116,166 16-06-2015, 01:30 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

"The gap between them is 11.993 seconds.  Let's call it 20."
John Foster General Discussion 48 111,332 12-06-2015, 06:50 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Earlier this week: "He's got people champing at his bit."
John Foster General Discussion 48 111,332 11-06-2015, 09:19 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston could be dark horse for maiden podium
Post: RE: Lee Johnston could be dark horse for maiden po...

I've already got him down as my tip for the top.
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 2 1,092 31-05-2015, 02:55 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

[Image: http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-70vhtneZG_I/Tw...rapide.jpg] The black and white paint should have been applied by now, so the racers can see the kerbs CLEARLY and SAFELY.   Please comment below ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 23-05-2015, 07:32 AM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

I confess to having been responsible for starting the Roy Moorisms thread on the vanished site.   I'll try to link to that archive here so that, hopefully, Roy Moore fans can refresh the memories and ...
John Foster General Discussion 48 111,332 23-05-2015, 07:05 AM
    Thread: Milntown's Vintage Cars and Motorcycles on Display During TT 2015
Post: Milntown's Vintage Cars and Motorcycles on Display...

[Image: http://www.milntown.org/thumbnails/Photo...gwhite.jpg] Milntown's Vintage Vehicles on Display Sat, 30 May 2015 , 10am - 4.30pm Saturday 30th May to Friday 5th June (excluding Tuesday 2nd Jun...
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 2 1,423 22-05-2015, 09:14 AM
    Thread: Ex-TT rider feels ACU has snubbed her
Post: RE: Ex-TT rider feels ACU has snubbed her

I'm in total agreement with Larry on this. I've yet to meet anyone more suited to this voluntary role and commend Hilary for being prepared to take it on in the first place.
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 2 6,214 21-05-2014, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Milntown House, Ramsey Vintage Cars and Bikes
Post: Milntown House, Ramsey Vintage Cars and Bikes

Milntown's Vintage Vehicles on Display Sat, 24 May 2014 During TT Practice Week (excluding Tuesday 27th) the Milntown vintage cars and a small selection of motorcycles will be on display within their...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,072 19-05-2014, 07:04 PM
    Thread: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Post: RE: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

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John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,198 08-06-2013, 10:06 AM
    Thread: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Post: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

For the duration of Senior Race Day Gorse Lea Corner will be known as Gorse Knee Corner, to celebrate Reginald Robert Berrie DSM's recent knee replacements. The Gorse Knee Knational Anthem, "De-knee...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,198 05-06-2013, 08:24 PM
    Thread: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT
Post: TT2013 OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

For the duration of Senior Race Day Gorse Lea Corner will be known as Gorse Knee Corner, to celebrate Reginald Robert Berrie DSM's recent knee replacements. The Gorse Knee Knational Anthem, "De-knee...
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 0 654 05-06-2013, 08:24 PM
    Thread: Black and White kerbs
Post: RE: Black and White kerbs

It's that time again. Let the riders see the kerbs.
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,452 07-04-2013, 09:09 AM
    Thread: Concerns over damage to the TT Course
Post: RE: Concerns over damage to the TT Course

It's still a bit early to assess the damage properly until more of the massive drifts and snow canyons have cleared. Pat, I heard from someone who thought that Ballacraine to Ramsey surface was com...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,576 29-03-2013, 06:46 PM
    Thread: Concerns over damage to the TT Course
Post: RE: Concerns over damage to the TT Course

From farming friends with land adjoining the course: "Because the fences and hedges were all drifted over, there are no boundaries so any living stock have free roam of the whole island -everybodies ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,576 29-03-2013, 11:39 AM
    Thread: TT Course Under Snow Pics
Post: RE: TT Course Under Snow Pics

None of the above photos were taken by me. Like this one, they have been collected from FB posts. [Image: http://sphotos-g.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak...7856_n.jpg] [Image: http://sphotos-b.ak.fbcdn.n...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,056 29-03-2013, 09:23 AM
    Thread: Spirit of the Manx
Post: RE: Spirit of the Manx

I couldn't agree more - what a brilliant result - and for a Gorse Lea Marshal! http://www.iomtoday.co.im/news/isle-of-m...-1-4900512 [Image: http://www.iomtoday.co.im/webimage/1.490...168561.jpg]
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 1,791 11-09-2012, 02:28 PM
    Thread: Enniskillen 100 Revival Meeting
Post: Enniskillen 100 Revival Meeting

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John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,943 23-07-2012, 05:19 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

Are the kerbs going to be clearly painted for the MGP - or is that too much to ask - yet again? A clear view of the kerbs is even more crucial in the poorer evening light conditions that are frequent...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 11-07-2012, 10:34 AM
    Thread: Gorse Lea Marshals’ Report 2012 No 2
Post: Gorse Lea Marshals’ Report 2012 No 2

Race Week This morning’s reading is taken from 365 Days of Happiness, a bright little book by Lizzie Cornwall who is obviously a TT fan. “June 1st - Take a boat or ferry to the nearest Island.” …..Wh...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,592 07-06-2012, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Gorse Lea Marshals’ Report 2012 No 1
Post: Gorse Lea Marshals’ Report 2012 No 1

Practice Week The spring sun shone strongly down from cloudless skies as dappled shadows danced gleefully along the softly shimmering verdant verges, delightful dells and glorious glades of Gorse Lea...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 0 2,610 04-06-2012, 12:23 AM
    Thread: Awards and S**T
Post: RE: Awards and S**T

Every picture.................. [Image: http://www.motorcyclenews.com/upload/260...lo-mbe.jpg]
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,849 23-04-2012, 02:50 PM
    Thread: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News
Post: RE: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News

More Outlets: Isle of Man Steam Packet All Total Garages Book Company, Douglas Tynwald Mills Shop Mostly Manx JD Foundation Shoprite, Victoria Road Mannvend S&S Motors, Castletown Manx National He...
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,213 19-04-2012, 02:27 PM
    Thread: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News
Post: RE: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News

Now available to order online. Joey Bar
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,213 17-04-2012, 09:14 PM
    Thread: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News
Post: RE: TT 2012 Chocolate Bar Launch News

I'm sampling mine now. Can I stop at just sampling? NO! Another couple of TT Milk Chocolate Bar 2012 Outlets to add to the list; S&S Motors, MannVend, the Millshop and Manx Wildlife Trust Peel....
John Foster Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,213 16-04-2012, 09:49 AM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

There's more from the DOI: "The Department is aware of comments and criticism about the need to repaint kerbs around the courses. Whilst it is the case that the Department is currently responsible fo...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 14-04-2012, 05:47 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

http://www.three.fm/news/isle-of-man-new...on-monday/ Work will commence on Monday to repaint 'Black and White' kerbs at various locations around both the TT and Southern 100 Courses. For the works ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 13-04-2012, 01:09 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

Members of the Paint The Kerbs Club, in their PTK bandanas, are seen (clearly) relaxing at the Goodwood Revival. [Image: http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-a...2178_n.jpg]
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 07-04-2012, 04:43 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

Important Announcement from the Organisers In response to the serious concerns expressed on http://www.iomtt.com and on other forums, we have this morning agreed a major sponsorship deal with Massey ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 01-04-2012, 10:25 AM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

Marshals pictured during a recent Kerb-Painting Training Course. [Image: http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-a...0940_n.jpg] The Kerb Inspector takes a close look at the paintwork. [Image: ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 27-03-2012, 10:47 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

Please report any sightings and exact location of any new kerb painting on here.
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 21-03-2012, 03:36 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS
Post: PAINT THE KERBS

I apologise to those who have already read this thread on the TT Forum, but the condition of the kerbs is even more crucial for MGP competitors (low sun throughout many practices and failing light con...
John Foster Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 1 3,623 17-03-2012, 10:32 AM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

(08-03-2012, 12:29 AM)John Foster Wrote: (08-03-2012, 12:01 AM)NickJ Wrote: Totally agree! A vital safety measure in all conditions, but especially when there is strong sunlight.Have a look at sta...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 16-03-2012, 04:41 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

"Lets save a tin of paint or two, boys. Just leave that one half finished." [Image: http://plugbike.com/wp-content/uploads/2...course.jpg]
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 10-03-2012, 10:02 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

(08-03-2012, 06:15 PM)FCM Wrote: No they don't look freshly painted, they could always put it out to tender. Or is this work part of the health and safety track preparation tender that's just been a...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 08-03-2012, 08:36 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

(08-03-2012, 02:16 PM)FCM Wrote: They are done every year by the DOT, normally starting about now That is the popular perception but only some kerbs are painted every year and the number appears to ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 08-03-2012, 02:29 PM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: RE: PAINT THE KERBS!

(08-03-2012, 12:01 AM)NickJ Wrote: Totally agree! A vital safety measure in all conditions, but especially when there is strong sunlight.Have a look at state of the kerb nearest to camera here, for ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 08-03-2012, 12:29 AM
    Thread: PAINT THE KERBS!
Post: PAINT THE KERBS!

An important aspect of safety on the course has become increasingly neglected in recent years. The painting of kerbs seems to have almost vanished from the list of priorities of the otherwise very saf...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 36 70,194 07-03-2012, 11:47 PM
    Thread: Italian mechanics overalls
Post: RE: Italian mechanics overalls

I said "close" Larry, and blue is fairly close to light blue. A short soak in bleach may produce the required results (for the overalls or for you). :-)
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 9,313 21-02-2012, 12:48 PM
    Thread: Italian mechanics overalls
Post: RE: Italian mechanics overalls

(20-02-2012, 05:49 PM)pat slinn Wrote: Hi, Does anybody know a supplier for the 1960's style "Italian" mechanics racing overalls. Pale blue with a long zip that goes lengthwise up the body from lef...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 9,313 21-02-2012, 11:57 AM
    Thread: Honda TT Legends qualify in the top ten at Le Mans 24-hour
Post: RE: Honda TT Legends qualify in the top ten at Le ...

Sun 25th September 2011 09:41 Russell Benney - Race Manager Russell's update - 10.15am It’s 10.15 in the morning and we’ve entered the most exciting phase of the race. For our strategy, we are trying...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,944 25-09-2011, 10:16 AM
    Thread: Honda TT Legends qualify in the top ten at Le Mans 24-hour
Post: Honda TT Legends qualify in the top ten at Le Mans...

http://www.hondattlegends.com/honda-tt-l...23/09/2011 Quote: @HondaTTLegends Honda TT Legends 275 laps done and we are still in fifth [Image: http://desmond.yfrog.com/Himg740/scaled....&ysize=6...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,944 24-09-2011, 10:08 PM
    Thread: Safety gone bad
Post: RE: Safety gone bad

Did he manage to slow many down?
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,850 14-09-2011, 07:00 PM
    Thread: Who is out there
Post: RE: Who is out there

Eye halve a spelling chequer I have a spelling checker. It came with my pea sea. It plane lee marks four my revue Miss steaks aye can knot sea. Eye ran this poem threw it, Your sure reel glad two n...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 7 12,076 14-09-2011, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

(06-09-2011, 12:23 PM)George Wrote: Larry if you had been at the presentation night you would have heard what the top riders had said about the use of tyres in the conditions raced..... Still waiti...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 68 129,754 06-09-2011, 08:59 PM
    Thread: IOM TT 2011
Post: RE: IOM TT 2011

(09-07-2011, 04:50 PM)ian huntly Wrote: They are doing this only because the Isle of Man can offer a long closed road on which they can go as fast as they can...... The "Car People" couldn't care l...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 31 51,952 09-07-2011, 06:39 PM
    Thread: IOM TT 2011
Post: RE: IOM TT 2011

It certainly appears that the show is getting bigger. As long as the general public can find more entertainment and better facilities on offer, without being ripped off, why should anyone complain?
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 31 51,952 09-07-2011, 12:44 PM
    Thread: Iconic BMW motorcycles, cars and racers at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.
Post: RE: Iconic BMW motorcycles, cars and racers at the...

Magnificent Motorcycles at the Festival of Speed In just two weeks the tough 1.16-mile Goodwood hillclimb will roar to the sounds of a huge variety of competition motorcycles at the 2011 Festival of ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 4 8,919 23-06-2011, 09:34 PM
    Thread: A Safety Officer
Post: RE: A Safety Officer

(23-06-2011, 05:54 PM)Malcolm Wrote: Using excellent customer skills, establishes and maintains harmonious relationships with other employees, officials, outside organizations, and representatives o...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,849 23-06-2011, 07:52 PM
    Thread: 2011 Gorse Lea Marshals' Report - Number 2
Post: RE: 2011 Gorse Lea Marshals' Report - Number 2

(13-06-2011, 08:27 PM)pat slinn Wrote: (08-06-2011, 07:25 PM)Malcolm Wrote: Agreed John, a lovely tribute to Derek So tragic when one so young and talented is taken. R.I.P Malcolm I went to ...
John Foster TT Related Posts (Only) 3 7,699 13-06-2011, 09:18 PM