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    Thread: TEAM FLITWICK MOTORCYCLES AND OLIE LINSDELL OUTLINE TT AND CLASSIC TT FOCUS FOR 2013
Post: RE: TEAM FLITWICK MOTORCYCLES AND OLIE LINSDELL OU...

Sounds great...!! Good Luck Olie..!! But, what about the Enfield..?? Hope it shows up this summer..!! Cheers..! Ron - Is it time to race yet..??
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,330 04-03-2013, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Announcement
Post: RE: Announcement

OH MY, has the world ended..?? Ian at the Manx..?? :) I would love to meet up and shake your hand... and buy you a beverage... be it Cocoa or..? Heh... I sure hope it goes well... all the way t...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,691 28-11-2012, 04:14 AM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING STATUS
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING...

Well, in the past, a non-ACU racer could not enter the MGP without going through major hoops... Those of you in the ACU areas are the same as if you raced the TT, license wise.. There is a certain ...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 10,866 23-11-2012, 06:06 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING STATUS
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX GETS FIM INTERNATIONAL MEETING...

All I can say is... YES YES YES..!!! Cheers..!!! Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 10,866 23-11-2012, 05:43 AM
    Thread: TT Mountain Course License
Post: RE: TT Mountain Course License

It also makes it more difficult for some racers in SOME other countries... but should make it easier for others... it just depends on what country...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 6,085 14-11-2012, 05:40 PM
    Thread: Government apology over motorsport costs
Post: RE: Government apology over motorsport costs

Geee.. accounting mistakes..... makes me wonder... am I the only one..?
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,996 10-11-2012, 08:29 PM
    Thread: £1.6m contract for TT was not signed
Post: RE: £1.6m contract for TT was not signed

Dave, were this thing have happened here in the U.S. we would of recognized the MGP fuss as a coverup for the TT spending waste... Ooops... perhaps it is..! Ron..
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 6,248 06-11-2012, 05:20 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Time to revive this thread... I am still wondering about the accounting of it all.. As a foreigner, I seek knowledge... The method of counting attendence is by the number of bikes on the Ferry boats ...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 30-10-2012, 05:10 PM
    Thread: Trials to Road Racer...
Post: Trials to Road Racer...

Hi All..!! Just found this.. had to share.. another race family member showing his talents.. love it..! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDnu_TJ70...re=related
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 3,037 27-10-2012, 09:20 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

OK, it is clear that some people do not understand Classic Bikes and Classic bike racing... One merely has to look at how many Classic bikes fail to finish, year after year. So with the proposed ru...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 13-09-2012, 05:18 PM
    Thread: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposals for new Classic TT Races
Post: RE: IofM Government Dep't of ED Publishes Proposal...

Hmmm am I blind.. or when I read the above, there is NO mention of a NEWCOMERS RACE..????? Pure Rubbish...!!!! Even a blind man knows we need a Newcomers Race, and it should be the FIRST race.... ...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 18,203 08-09-2012, 08:02 AM
    Thread: MGP 2013
Post: MGP 2013

Hi All..!!! Yes, the MGP is barely over... and I still am not home... off racing in the states at Miller Motorsports Park... nice..!! OK, so of course a bunch of racers and I got in to a nice MGP d...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 3,533 02-09-2012, 02:13 PM
    Thread: Rider Wanted
Post: Rider Wanted

Hope it is not too early.. but I am looking for a qualified rider for next year. And if possible, may race the Pre-TT Classic as well as the MGP. The rider ideally will have experience at the MGP o...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 3,078 29-08-2012, 08:15 AM
    Thread: 1st Saturday
Post: 1st Saturday

OK, here is what it looked like before practice got cancelled... [Image: http://goldstarron.com/2012/Scruit%201st.jpg]
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 0 3,238 20-08-2012, 04:55 AM
    Thread: Marshals are Needed
Post: RE: Marshals are Needed

Sad there were not enough Marshals last nite... I (and others) have been traveling so was not aware of the shortage. (do not think I am being critical here... I had no real communications for the la...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 1 4,046 19-08-2012, 03:37 AM
    Thread: AGOS NEW BIKE
Post: RE: AGOS NEW BIKE

Well, it up so it won't take U.S. funds... I will just have to help him when I get there..!!! Cheers..!!! Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 6,100 14-07-2012, 11:12 PM
    Thread: AGOS NEW BIKE
Post: RE: AGOS NEW BIKE

That Rascal.... yes good luck my friend..! Ron :D
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 6,100 14-07-2012, 07:34 PM
    Thread: Senior decision question marks
Post: RE: Senior decision question marks

Geeee think about it... and the DED wants to shorten the MGP... with little room to allow for weather... nuff said... Ron
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,613 16-06-2012, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Delay MGP changes, says MHK
Post: RE: Delay MGP changes, says MHK

Has there been any news as to the delay in changes..? Yes it makes the most sense to re-think it all... A bunch of people would like to know... as if the proposed changes happen next year... well....
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 7,479 10-06-2012, 12:40 AM
    Thread: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the Isle of Man.
Post: RE: MGP proposals cause “war” to break out on the ...

Well, there is a BIG question that remains unanswered... and that is, will the current format be left alone for at least two more years, to give time to re-think it all out..?? My next thought... ba...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 6 11,123 09-06-2012, 02:50 AM
    Thread: Indy 500 - Tribute
Post: Indy 500 - Tribute

The race has not yet started.. oh yes here in the States we do race on Sundays... But there was a HUGE tribute to Dan Wheldon.. put a tear in my eye.... And about half the field this year, is from ...
Gstarron Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,046 27-05-2012, 04:59 PM
    Thread: TTFANS Team
Post: RE: TTFANS Team

Well, no matter what... ya never know... The Island still takes it's toll on machinery..! There are 4 Yanks racing there this year... wish I was there to give them a "wave"... Enjoy..!! Can't wai...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,253 26-05-2012, 03:09 PM
    Thread: MGP Petition
Post: RE: MGP Petition

Bill... great job..!! Thanks..!!! Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 5,030 04-05-2012, 02:47 AM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, say organisers
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, s...

Ah.. overall today was an awesome day.... back at the races here in the states (put a new unknown rider on my bike.. and got a win too..!).. OK, so after the races, the "Chat Session" starts... and...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 18,644 29-04-2012, 04:47 AM
    Thread: Foreign Riders in the TT
Post: RE: Foreign Riders in the TT

Hmmm... check out Brandon... http://www.iomtt.com/News/2012/04/12/Ame...an-TT.aspx Ron :D
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 11 12,227 12-04-2012, 05:00 PM
    Thread: Classic future for MGP ??
Post: RE: Classic future for MGP ??

OK.. I have to do this.. just have to... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9NAi6feAM...re=related Ah.... now I feel better... hope you do too..!!! Cheers..!! Ron - yes George is one of my heros..!
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 12,183 07-04-2012, 05:48 AM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

Hi All..!! OK, I now know of TWO Yanks that are serious about racing the MGP.. for next year... but at least one already has his airline tickets and accomodation for this year..!! I hope they both ...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 16,770 05-04-2012, 02:52 AM
    Thread: Classic future for MGP ??
Post: RE: Classic future for MGP ??

Well, I am pleased that I have already received a flyer for the MGP for the racer side..!! Talk about FAST...!!! And there is a big Vintage race near me (AHRMA) here in California very soon... I wil...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 12,183 02-04-2012, 06:19 PM
    Thread: Classic future for MGP ??
Post: RE: Classic future for MGP ??

OK, it should not be that difficult... So, yesterday was the big (for us Yanks) All British Motorcycle Show here in Northern California... it is sort of a ritual for getting people out and ready for ...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 12,183 01-04-2012, 01:09 PM
    Thread: Air Ambulance needs our help
Post: RE: Air Ambulance needs our help

Oh well... as soon as I clicked on the non-UK non-resident box, it said NO.... I tried... Hey you that live there...well... sign in please..!! Cheers..!! Ron - Long live the TT and MGP.....
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 7,641 26-03-2012, 10:08 PM
    Thread: Air Ambulance needs our help
Post: RE: Air Ambulance needs our help

OK, help me out so I do not look (too) stupid... I checked out the Petition and it looks like anyone can sign it... Is this true..? Can I as a Yank properly sign it..?? If so, then I will get mor...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 7,641 26-03-2012, 09:12 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

You guys are GREAT...!! When I learned of my ahem condition... well... I took an attitude.. I have loved the IOM, the people, and the MGP since my first visit in 2000... and the thought of not gettin...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 16,770 25-03-2012, 07:32 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

Well... here is the first public announcement on me... last week I had major surgery.... I had Kidney Cancer... and less than an hour ago, I got home from the hospital.... BUT, if I am able and can...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 16,770 24-03-2012, 11:12 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

I hope all the classes will be full this year...!! Good Luck to all the racers..!! Cheers..!!! Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 10 16,770 11-03-2012, 08:52 AM
    Thread: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, say organisers
Post: RE: Manx Grand Prix in need of better marketing, s...

A great thread..!! And we all have opinions... Now, I suspect that there are people that are only interested in the Classics, and there are some that love it all... changing the schedule won't affec...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 14 18,644 28-02-2012, 07:45 PM
    Thread: Maybe another Entry..
Post: RE: Maybe another Entry..

No it was not Dylan... but please, if I can be of any help... feel free to give him my e-mail info... I still plan to make it this year... My "closet" bed is waiting for me..!! :D Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,240 26-02-2012, 07:30 AM
    Thread: Travel to the IOM
Post: RE: Travel to the IOM

Another suggestion is to try a commercial shipper to ship your bikes, kit, etc... Cheers..!!! Ron
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 11,594 22-01-2012, 05:50 PM
    Thread: Pikes Peak
Post: Pikes Peak

Well.. I guess this is the closest we got here in the States to "Real" Road Racing... or...?? Anyway... it is kind of like the Mountain on steroids... but then you all be the judge... I know a few...
Gstarron Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,411 05-01-2012, 11:31 PM
    Thread: Maybe another Entry..
Post: Maybe another Entry..

Hi All... Just a quick note... I have been talking to another (Yank) racer... a Newbie of course. He may have an entry for next summer... We will see.... At least I am being a bit productive duri...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 2 4,240 20-12-2011, 05:18 PM
    Thread: Seattle to IOM. In for three races.
Post: RE: Seattle to IOM. In for three races.

Hi Tony... you coming back next summer...?? Hope so..!! Cheers..!! Ron
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 4 8,101 20-12-2011, 05:14 PM
    Thread: Video
Post: Video

Yes.. sort of TT Related... listen to the names mentioned in the beginning... an old video... (lots of BSA's in it..!!) http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pla...UxRmDHeE44 Cheers..!!! Ron
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,320 20-12-2011, 05:56 AM
    Thread: Epic Battles...
Post: Epic Battles...

Hi All..!! Just found this link.... and loved it... hope you like it too...! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KjOz2UmDhao Happy Holidays..!! Cheers..!! Ron
Gstarron Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,425 19-12-2011, 07:10 AM
    Thread: Friday 16th - Snow on the Mountain
Post: RE: Friday 16th - Snow on the Mountain

Now Ian... what an awesome Idea... sled races from the Mountain to the Creg...! Winner gets a free Hot Toddy... Oh wait will there be any breath testing after the race..?? :D Cheers..!! Ron
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 6,088 17-12-2011, 01:00 AM
    Thread: Best TT related fim
Post: RE: Best TT related fim

Ah yes.. I agree... such a great film..! I watch it while on the airplane when I come over. And I usually try to get newbies headed to the IOM to see it as well. There are not many (any..?) Georg...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 4,478 15-12-2011, 03:51 PM
    Thread: TT3D reaches 60,000 DVD sales in first week
Post: RE: TT3D reaches 60,000 DVD sales in first week

God Bless ya Ian...!! Worrying about us Yanks... heh... :D I can not properly state how wonderful the IOM's Home Stay plan is..! Getting to met new people each year.. and all of us have the race...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,327 13-12-2011, 08:47 AM
  Wink Thread: TT3D reaches 60,000 DVD sales in first week
Post: RE: TT3D reaches 60,000 DVD sales in first week

Hi Big Gar..! Yes, I am with you.... waiting here patiently...!! Cheers..!! Ron - California..!!
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,327 11-12-2011, 10:59 PM
    Thread: Root-and-branch review of MGP
Post: RE: Root-and-branch review of MGP

Interesting... my take is very positive.. the MGP is very healthy in spite of the poor state of the world wide economy...!! There are many people out of work, and even countries (Greece, and now I...
Gstarron Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 8 11,757 15-11-2011, 05:20 PM
    Thread: Dan Wheldon R.I.P.
Post: Dan Wheldon R.I.P.

Less than an hour ago... the racing world lost a great (young) man... Dan Wheldon aged 33 died in the last race of the Indy Car season in Las Vegas.. The race was not restarted, instead a 5 lap tr...
Gstarron Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,964 16-10-2011, 11:37 PM
    Thread: Barber Vintage Racing..
Post: Barber Vintage Racing..

OK, so perhaps few of you have heard of Barber... http://barbermotorsports.com/vintage/index.php?adnet= But in the pre-registration list is (again) Maria Costello..! And I think one or two more f...
Gstarron Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 0 2,475 30-09-2011, 04:26 AM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

Sorry but this will be a long read. Sorry, but a dyno test will have no precise bearing on engine size.. OK I guess many of you have never heard of Smokey Yunick a well know NASCAR guy... Well h...
Gstarron TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 34 41,673 24-09-2011, 04:19 PM