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    Thread: oldies on here
Post: RE: oldies on here

Im still here, mostly looking not posting.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 14 19,981 27-08-2012, 06:16 PM
    Thread: Support the MGP!
Post: Support the MGP!

SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF THE MANX GRAND PRIX. Meeting on Tuesday morning at 8.30am on Prospect Hill. The Keys starts at 10am and we expect the MHK's to start heading in at 9am so need as many supporters ...
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 0 2,982 09-05-2012, 09:30 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Regulations 2012 and Beyond
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix Regulations 2012 and Beyond

It's just you, Larry :icon_lol:
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 9,074 31-10-2011, 12:22 AM
    Thread: MGP Practice
Post: RE: MGP Practice

Friend of mine had three bikes this year, all scheduled for the same practice session. His request to practice with the other session wa denied. He qualified two of the three bikes.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,877 05-10-2011, 07:33 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

Ammo, we say it every Manx, how good it is to have two strokes to measure. If only they were all two strokes! Pat, George, Ken, I do appreciate that it's time consuming (I rarely see my children awa...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 34 54,861 23-09-2011, 09:29 PM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

Clearly I do!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 34 54,861 22-09-2011, 07:54 PM
    Thread: Neil Kent (Kenty)
Post: RE: Neil Kent (Kenty)

Seeya mate x
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 1 5,732 16-09-2011, 01:08 PM
    Thread: MGP too many classes
Post: RE: MGP too many classes

Thank you Jeff, that saved me some time. And thank you Ken, again.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 22 36,075 16-09-2011, 01:08 PM
    Thread: MGP too many classes
Post: RE: MGP too many classes

ALL four stokes have an oil catchment tray, George. It is written clearly in the Manx regs. I read your initial post last night and wanted to put what An OLd Man Returns has put, but I couldn't thin...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 22 36,075 15-09-2011, 08:43 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

Tripod, you have a PM.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 68 134,215 12-09-2011, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

I've lost a housemate in the dry. And many friends in wet and dry conditions. Mostly dry though, in all honesty. I can't answer why there's no racing in the rain at the TT. I think the Clerk of th...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 68 134,215 12-09-2011, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

If I am correct, Tripod has raced the TT course in the wet. Have you, George?
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 68 134,215 12-09-2011, 12:48 PM
    Thread: Who is out there
Post: RE: Who is out there

Agreed. Much prefer this one, along with better grammar and spelling!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 7 12,928 12-09-2011, 12:45 PM
    Thread: manx gp
Post: RE: manx gp

I'll be there!!! Working on THE most complicated rosta of babysitters you've ever seen!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 2 5,064 14-08-2011, 06:24 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter

And gratefully received!
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 6,355 10-07-2011, 09:53 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter

Hi Tony, I'll send you a PM. Just to update people, I completed 32.5 miles (to Peel) in the walk but was just over the time limit to be able to carry on so training for next year has already begun! ...
Jo Rowe Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 2 7,602 10-07-2011, 02:09 PM
    Thread: LEGENDARY RIDERS AND ICONIC MACHINES ALREADY CONFIRMED FOR TT2011 PARADE LAP
Post: RE: LEGENDARY RIDERS AND ICONIC MACHINES ALREADY C...

LOL! Got the message, John.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 6 14,231 02-06-2011, 11:32 AM
    Thread: LEGENDARY RIDERS AND ICONIC MACHINES ALREADY CONFIRMED FOR TT2011 PARADE LAP
Post: RE: LEGENDARY RIDERS AND ICONIC MACHINES ALREADY C...

Larry, never mind the 'genuine replica', I bet Stanley Woods would have been surprised to see his 1948 TT machine - didn't he last race the TT in 1939?
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 6 14,231 31-05-2011, 11:26 PM
    Thread: Gorse Lea Marshals' - Early Warning Alert!
Post: RE: Gorse Lea Marshals' - Early Warning Alert!

Ha ha! PS, Larry, missing you and Jane at Billown.
Jo Rowe Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 4 2,070 29-05-2011, 07:19 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter
Post: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter

Putting it bluntly, I'm looking for money! I've entered the Parish Walk (85 miles in 24 hours, June 25th) and am hoping to raise funds for the helicopter. The helicopter is a vital resource, without...
Jo Rowe Events, Fundraising, Sponsorship 2 7,602 26-05-2011, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter
Post: Manx Grand Prix Helicopter

Putting it bluntly, I'm looking for money! I've entered the Parish Walk (85 miles in 24 hours, June 25th) and am hoping to raise funds for the helicopter. The helicopter is a vital resource, without...
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 6,355 26-05-2011, 03:49 PM
    Thread: Maroon
Post: RE: Maroon

I might have this completely wrong but weren't racers weighed too? I've a hazy memory of reading that female passenger Rosette Arnold (now known as Rose Hanks) had weights about her person to make he...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 11 27,600 14-05-2011, 11:21 PM
    Thread: Olli Linsdell
Post: RE: Olli Linsdell

Aah, how GOOD did that onboard sound?!
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 15 33,547 07-04-2011, 12:13 AM
    Thread: Olli Linsdell
Post: RE: Olli Linsdell

Blimey Carole, I didn't realise Olie had been off too! I see David is struggling to write with his left hand! Hope he's on the mend soon. And Doug too! Oops! How's the bike?
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 15 33,547 29-03-2011, 09:48 PM
    Thread: PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Proposed Road Closing Schedule: MGP 2011
Post: RE: PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Proposed Road Closing Sc...

Just one hour extra, that's all it is! Anyway, didn't there used to be racing on the Sat evening?
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 14 26,199 03-02-2011, 02:18 PM
    Thread: Two-Strokes Confirmed at Billown for 2011
Post: RE: Two-Strokes Confirmed at Billown for 2011

Great news!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,134 27-01-2011, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Seamus Greene xmas cards
Post: RE: Seamus Greene xmas cards

Pykey, I was going to do a thread anyway, to let people know that it is Seamus's birthday on 20th December. He always said I was the only one who ever remembered! Let's prove him wrong! Jo
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 3 7,579 03-12-2010, 03:44 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE

Ah Larry, I merely offered it as a suggestion! Of course I don't buy that theory. For a start, all four-strokes have oil containment even the ones with a dry sump!
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 19,215 29-11-2010, 11:17 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE

I guess from a safety point of view it's better to have the classics out after the modern Senior? Although I am in total agreement that the proper Senior should close the event. Other than that, the...
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 19,215 28-11-2010, 10:08 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: RE: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

Tripod, I shall give you an A- for grammar and spelling so, in my experience, that narrows down the sidecar drivers hugely!!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 26-10-2010, 10:10 PM
    Thread: advice please
Post: RE: advice please

Now, now, Ken. I'm sure Pitlane is not looking for a 5'3, too close to 40, GINGER brolly dolly!!! Not the usual description for a brolly dolly!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 8 13,533 11-10-2010, 10:44 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: RE: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

Lol, see, no flies on me or Ken!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 22-09-2010, 01:03 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: RE: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

OK, so you're a sidecar driver - that means I've already narrowed it down to around 50 people...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 21-09-2010, 10:44 PM
    Thread: Bits lost Manx
Post: RE: Bits lost Manx

Oh I am sorry, that did make me laugh! Hope you're feeling better now and well on the mend. At least you got a helicopter trip out of it. Jo x
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 11,070 21-09-2010, 03:26 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: RE: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

Ah, Tripod! That wasn't me getting stroppy!! Oh you'd know if I was! And as for not knowing who you are (yet) - Challenge!!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 21-09-2010, 03:25 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: RE: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

(20-09-2010, 03:59 PM)tripod Wrote: (17-09-2010, 01:36 PM)Jo Rowe Wrote: The first practice session for TT 2011 will now be Monday 30th May. Well it's not so bad, It's one less day for the scruti...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 20-09-2010, 08:14 PM
    Thread: ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT RELEASES DETAILS OF RACE CALENDAR FOR 2011 IOM TT RACES
Post: RE: ISLE OF MAN GOVERNMENT RELEASES DETAILS OF RAC...

Make that 3, Sticky. You're forgetting the wonder that is the electric bikes, ha ha!
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 4 10,345 18-09-2010, 06:31 PM
    Thread: David Jefferies and Richard Britton
Post: David Jefferies and Richard Britton

Tomorrow, 18th September would be DJ's birthday and also 5 years since Richard died. http://www.davidjefferiesracing.com/fund
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,339 17-09-2010, 09:17 PM
    Thread: TT2011, Sat practice dropped
Post: TT2011, Sat practice dropped

The first practice session for TT 2011 will now be Monday 30th May.
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 18 30,283 17-09-2010, 01:36 PM
    Thread: Bits lost Manx
Post: RE: Bits lost Manx

Hi Doug, Nothing was handed in to scrutineering, sorry. Jo
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 11,070 16-09-2010, 09:57 PM
    Thread: Motorcyclist dies at Killalane Road Races - Named
Post: RE: Motorcyclist dies at Killalane Road Races - Na...

I've been avoiding posting because I didn't know what to say... However, this is what you'll find on Victor's Facebook page and I think it sums him up wonderfully! " Live life to the full, you never...
Jo Rowe TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,057 13-09-2010, 07:17 PM
    Thread: Which Race Classification Did You Prefer ?
Post: RE: Which Race Classification Did You Prefer ?

I've been predictable and voted for the two strokes! But actually, Philip McGurk's win on the Ultra lightweight was more interesting than the 250's. I've also voted for the Senior Classic, I really ...
Jo Rowe Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 3,323 09-09-2010, 11:42 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 2010 DVD
Post: Southern 100 2010 DVD

I'm just home from watching this and it's really good! Especially the last sidecar race. There's some great footage and the only thing I can fault is the calling of Paul Smyth, Paul Smith all the w...
Jo Rowe Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,717 09-09-2010, 12:04 AM
    Thread: Reduced classic entries
Post: RE: Reduced classic entries

I think your last line sums it up nicely. Have to say, one of my favourite races of the week was the Senior Classic. I think 3rd place changed hands about 5 times on the last lap!
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 19 34,829 07-09-2010, 10:51 PM
    Thread: Important announcement: Saturday 21st August Practice session
Post: RE: Important announcement: Saturday 21st August P...

And it started raining again on Saturday 4th September, but who cared by then?
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 9 16,728 07-09-2010, 10:48 PM
    Thread: Few from Manx GP
Post: RE: Few from Manx GP

Love the ones of 94 Ultra Lightweight over Ballaugh! That one of the 500 MV is a great shot too. They're all great, but those are my favourites. Great shots, Baylon!
Jo Rowe Manx Grand Prix 2010 Photographs 2 3,217 04-09-2010, 12:40 PM
    Thread: "Man of the Match"?
Post: RE: "Man of the Match"?

I'm going to go for Meredydd Owen in Thursday's race. Almost did 100mph lap and was running in 3rd for most of the race before retiring on the final lap. And today's vote goes to Tom and Doug Snow...
Jo Rowe Race Week 6 3,954 04-09-2010, 02:19 AM
    Thread: "Man of the Match"?
Post: RE: "Man of the Match"?

Didn't realise that about Doug's last lap - I'm even more impressed now. And, Sticky, agree about Tom too! Nice young lad too, keeps giving me baking tips and commenting on the cakes I make each day...
Jo Rowe Race Week 6 3,954 31-08-2010, 09:41 AM
    Thread: "Man of the Match"?
Post: "Man of the Match"?

I didn't see too much of the racing today, but plenty of the sounds and smells (aaah, two strokes!). However, there's two particular rides that I feel deserve a mention. Phil McGurk stopped to make ...
Jo Rowe Race Week 6 3,954 30-08-2010, 08:28 PM
    Thread: Anyone else looking forward to tomorrow?
Post: RE: Anyone else looking forward to tomorrow?

Agree about the afternoon's races too. I have a soft spot for the Classic Lightweight race, in particular. I'm sure Michael Dunlop will be giving it everything tomorrow! Let's hope some of the othe...
Jo Rowe Practice Week 3 2,834 29-08-2010, 10:32 PM