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    Thread: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcycling Radio Broadcasting Contract
Post: RE: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcy...

(05-09-2018, 11:02 PM)DBD 34 Wrote: Think we all agree that Manx Radio should/will get the gig, however they really do need to clear the decks and recruit quality commentators if they are awarded th...
KypDurron General Discussion 12 17,455 08-09-2018, 11:40 AM
    Thread: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcycling Radio Broadcasting Contract
Post: RE: Statement regarding TT and Festival of Motorcy...

This makes me sad and I hope Manx Radio gets the contract. For me, Manx Radio is the sound of the TT. When I hear that intro, 'Manx Radio TT' I know my favourite two weeks of the year are beginning....
KypDurron General Discussion 12 17,455 04-09-2018, 03:43 PM
    Thread: S100 - Injured Riders Updates
Post: RE: S100 - Injured Riders Updates

I saw that picture. It's so great to see him recovering. It's been a rough year for losing riders, and I'm very happy to see one bouncing back.
KypDurron General Discussion 18 25,443 07-08-2018, 10:52 PM
    Thread: TT course barriers damaged
Post: RE: TT course barriers damaged

This frustrates me. I know that some people are not huge fans of the TT on the island, but it's barriers like this that have saved riders. I doubt that Milky Quayle would still be with us without th...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,218 11-07-2018, 03:14 PM
    Thread: Honda become the first manufacturer to provide free Motorcycle trackers
Post: RE: Honda become the first manufacturer to provide...

The problem with fitted as standard tracking devices like this is that the locations are known and the thieves can immediately disable them.
KypDurron General Discussion 3 6,618 06-07-2018, 02:32 PM
    Thread: Front wheel data?
Post: RE: Front wheel data?

It's going to be far less than 10-15 percent. Just take any section of track and time it. Remember that 15 percent of one minute is 9 seconds, so for every 60 seconds of video you need 9 seconds of ...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 2 5,815 21-06-2018, 08:22 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

Wait, Radio TT is going to tender? What the hell is going on with the island...
KypDurron General Discussion 48 116,549 19-06-2018, 11:36 PM
    Thread: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies are giving up on 600cc bikes
Post: RE: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like compa...

Oh no, I didn't even think about the sidecars. I know the sidecars aren't the biggest draw but I love those things.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 29,686 18-06-2018, 06:53 PM
    Thread: Senior Race
Post: RE: Senior Race

Gotta feel for Deano, what I saw this year makes me sure that he is going to be one of the TT legends all fans speak of in days to come, but just couldn't hold on to that lead with Hickman having the ...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 9 4,468 08-06-2018, 03:10 PM
    Thread: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies are giving up on 600cc bikes
Post: Will Supersport survive? It sounds like companies...

I've been reading up on the Euro4 regulations and the stronger ones coming after and it seems a lot of the major producers are strongly considering cancelling their 600cc supersport bikes. Anyone who...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 29,686 05-06-2018, 04:59 PM
    Thread: Solid sixth place for Lee Johnston in the Superbike TT
Post: RE: Solid sixth place for Lee Johnston in the Supe...

(03-06-2018, 11:01 PM)kilbil Wrote: Great ride by Lee but his bikes do not seem as throw about able as Jason Ohalarans. Are the bikes at the TT a different spec than the BSB ones. To what extent is ...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 2 1,613 04-06-2018, 03:40 PM
    Thread: These practice times are amazing, Hickman and Harrison... wow!
Post: These practice times are amazing, Hickman and Harr...

If we are lucky and keep getting fairly good weather, this could be an amazing year at the TT.
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 1 1,933 31-05-2018, 09:38 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED ON BEHALF OF ACU EVENTS LTD

A rough year so far, we have lost Dan Kneen and now Steve is hurt, by all accounts pretty seriously. I hope so sincerely that he pulls through in good shape and that whatever mistakes or event design...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 20 8,398 31-05-2018, 08:57 PM
    Thread: Hutchy V Dunlop Media Rubbish
Post: RE: Hutchy V Dunlop Media Rubbish

That's all true as said, it gets focused on too much, but from what I've heard, the lads are not particularly fond of each other and right now they are the two top lads, so it's not to say there isn't...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 16 7,276 10-06-2017, 03:56 PM
    Thread: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT
Post: RE: Guy Martin withdraws from Senior TT

I think this shows that Guy always had his head in the right place this TT. I know in the other thread there were people talking that Guy perhaps should not be on the course, which I think is a bit o...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 15 7,072 10-06-2017, 03:55 PM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: RE: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

I agree. I know that opinions of Guy range all over the place, but one thing I have always respected about him is his attitude towards the bike. If he truly feels it is not ready, he will not sit it...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 19,148 06-06-2017, 04:10 AM
    Thread: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...
Post: Guy looked a bit shook up in that interview...

I think that Honda is making people nervous. You can say what you will about Guy ( I happen to be one of the people that pull for him), but he's never been one for nerves. From what I've read, the...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 41 19,148 05-06-2017, 03:25 AM
    Thread: I can't be the only one thinking it about the Norton...
Post: RE: I can't be the only one thinking it about the ...

Right, well wrong is wrong then. There's too much experience in the thread to disagree with. I retract my comment.
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 4,037 05-06-2017, 03:22 AM
    Thread: I can't be the only one thinking it about the Norton...
Post: RE: I can't be the only one thinking it about the ...

There's no doubt that Norton have had a good step forward and I've got nothing to say against the riders, but the bike isn't there yet. As for them being in the top ten, let's recall how many retirem...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 4,037 04-06-2017, 04:11 PM
    Thread: What a palaver/ predictions
Post: RE: What a palaver/ predictions

(04-06-2017, 12:22 PM)Sussex Ninja Gal Wrote: I have a strong feeling that Micky D will smoke 'em again today (providing the Gixxer doesn't grenade itself). Sorry, looks like you were able to tell t...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 17 7,145 04-06-2017, 02:29 PM
    Thread: I can't be the only one thinking it about the Norton...
Post: I can't be the only one thinking it about the Nort...

It's just promo and style that puts it in first and they're essentially putting someone in 1st spot that everyone will have to work through. He's clearly not on the top guys pace. A lot of people ha...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 10 4,037 04-06-2017, 02:14 PM
    Thread: How many laps in does a team usually get per bike if practices go well?
Post: RE: How many laps in does a team usually get per b...

Damn, that sounds grim. I hope the boys are all safe this year.
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,746 01-06-2017, 07:06 PM
    Thread: How many laps in does a team usually get per bike if practices go well?
Post: How many laps in does a team usually get per bike ...

I realise this year is off the pace, and when I looked at the practices left, I was wondering where they will be this year compared to usual. Takes a bit over 17 minutes per lap in practice, since I'...
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 3 2,746 01-06-2017, 06:59 PM
    Thread: Thursday Practice -Cancelled
Post: RE: Thursday Practice -Cancelled

Arrrrrrgh, cancelled again! And last year was so brilliant for weather.
KypDurron Practice Week 5 2,918 01-06-2017, 06:52 PM
    Thread: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for this weather.
Post: RE: I'm an American so I don't know the right word...

I know it sounds insane but has anyone ever considered doing some cloud seeding during the TT weeks to try and stop the rain?
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 33,696 30-05-2017, 04:45 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing
Post: RE: Lee Johnston splits from Jackson Racing

The news has been reporting that Honda is not putting anyone on John's bike. Given that, does anyone know what this was all about?
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 13 32,340 30-05-2017, 04:37 PM
    Thread: Is Bruce riding the RC213 again this year?
Post: Is Bruce riding the RC213 again this year?

I haven't heard anything about this yet.
KypDurron Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 2 2,360 30-05-2017, 04:31 PM
    Thread: Monday Practice - (+ Revised Schedule)
Post: RE: Monday Practice - (+ Revised Schedule)

I don't know if there is but we are not near that yet.  I remember a few years back, in 2013 I believe, we had awful weather and even had the Senior cancelled.  Lots of practice time was lost but the ...
KypDurron Practice Week 12 5,226 30-05-2017, 12:00 AM
    Thread: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for this weather.
Post: RE: I'm an American so I don't know the right word...

I was thinking of some amazing word that tells it to swan off or pack it up or some other beautiful way to tell this rain and mist to eff off. After such fantastic weather last year, too.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 33,696 29-05-2017, 08:09 PM
    Thread: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for this weather.
Post: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for...

Surely there's some imaginative word from your side of the pond for this lousy weather.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 33,696 29-05-2017, 07:35 PM
    Thread: Monday Practice - (+ Revised Schedule)
Post: RE: Monday Practice - (+ Revised Schedule)

Ugh. This is the worst possible start for the Honda team, as well as the newcomers. They desperately need time on the big bikes.
KypDurron Practice Week 12 5,226 29-05-2017, 07:24 PM
    Thread: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?
Post: RE: Senior TT to lose Friday slot?

Is there really a push behind the scenes to kill off the Manx?
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 17 47,481 20-06-2016, 08:00 PM
    Thread: 2016 TV Coverage
Post: RE: 2016 TV Coverage

(20-06-2016, 01:36 PM)bsa499 Wrote: At best I'd describe the 2016 TT coverage on TV as lazy. Same people, same comments, same footage. One big plus though, at least we have TV coverage which we didn...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 17 39,516 20-06-2016, 05:15 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

(14-06-2016, 12:44 PM)dommyman Wrote: Just got back, 1.30am this morning after a horrible wet ride home to Kent.      Number one change on my list would be some toilet facilities on the mountain.  ...
KypDurron General Discussion 203 389,132 17-06-2016, 01:18 PM
    Thread: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as one of the greatest of all time?
Post: RE: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as on...

What's this BSN news?
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 36 65,269 14-06-2016, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

What gets me a bit too is MD going on about being a privateer bike when it's a factory engine supported by factory engineers. If that's what a privateer's bike gets these days, sign me up for next ...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 13-06-2016, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Moorisms
Post: RE: Moorisms

I should hope there is no leeway for them at all. That's unforgiveable.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 38,762 12-06-2016, 12:28 AM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

I made this post minutes after he said it, so the statement I heard was in a pre senior interview.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 12-06-2016, 12:26 AM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

No, It's my mistake, it was before the race, when he was being asked how he thought he'd do.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 11-06-2016, 06:04 PM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

Hillier made the statement at the end of the Senior, I believe.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 11-06-2016, 05:58 PM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

The ACU statement today sure seems to support Hutchy's comment that it was someone else, not the scrutineers, who raised a question about the pistons.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 11-06-2016, 12:47 PM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: RE: Hillier says some people have gotten away with...

Michael is not exactly much of a gracious or calm guy either. I've seen him be plenty snippy so perhaps they just rub each other the wrong way. He's known for not acknowledging the other riders and ...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 10-06-2016, 09:06 PM
    Thread: Hillier says some people have gotten away with things they shouldn't?
Post: Hillier says some people have gotten away with thi...

He was talking about bits and ends on bikes and saying some people have gotten away with some stuff. Sure sounded like he was calling some cheating on people. Anyone know what he was on about ?
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 26 79,941 10-06-2016, 03:48 PM
    Thread: Sea mist delays
Post: RE: Sea mist delays

Aside from the sea mist, it's been a spectacular TT. Wish this would have been the year I went.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 17 69,683 10-06-2016, 02:00 PM
    Thread: Moorisms
Post: RE: Moorisms

The man himself getting some stick. https://youtu.be/qEPvL5Jb5Xc
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 38,762 09-06-2016, 03:07 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

DBD, do you just go around finding each thread and posting against the TT Zero, or what? Give it a rest, mate.
KypDurron General Discussion 203 389,132 09-06-2016, 03:03 PM
    Thread: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would be icing on the cake
Post: RE: John McGuinness: To match Joey’s record would ...

Good God mate, you're a bitter one.
KypDurron General Discussion 38 66,502 09-06-2016, 02:58 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

What mess did Roy Moore make? I didn't notice anything particularly awful.
KypDurron General Discussion 203 389,132 09-06-2016, 08:33 AM
    Thread: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as one of the greatest of all time?
Post: Is it time to start talking about Hutchy as one of...

The more I think about it, I think it may be. He's sat at 14 wins now, had 5 years where he had no real chance of winning due to his injuries, and perhaps most impressive of all, he's riding a modifi...
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 36 65,269 08-06-2016, 02:08 PM
    Thread: Moorisms
Post: RE: Moorisms

Poor Cam, what a rough TT.
KypDurron TT Related Posts (Only) 16 38,762 08-06-2016, 02:00 PM