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    Thread: Day trips to the TT from Anglesey
Post: RE: Day trips to the TT from Anglesey

2.5 hours in a small boat if the weather is good no thanks id rather go on ferry in middle of night and probably get a cheap sailing too as foot passenger
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 4 412 25-02-2024, 11:56 PM
    Thread: "Dean Harrison: From Bradford's Streets to Isle of Man TT Glory and Beyond"
Post: RE: "Dean Harrison: From Bradford's Streets to Isl...

he described himself as wall dodger in the no room for error documentary last year or year before
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 1 199 24-02-2024, 08:54 PM
    Thread: Fiona Baker-Holden climbs (to) Everest (base camp!)!
Post: RE: Fiona Baker-Holden climbs Everest!

well done to both tony baker was always willing to chat at tt as im a fellow cumbrian but sidecar crews in general love a chat
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 5 1,251 02-01-2024, 08:10 PM
    Thread: 1953 Clubman's TT Races
Post: RE: 1953 Clubman's TT Races

yeah looks to be daves dad i was at castletown corner when mark had his accident
scaramanga General Discussion 6 1,289 01-01-2024, 05:44 PM
    Thread: Xmas Wishes to all inmates
Post: RE: Xmas Wishes to all inmates

i share everyones views regarding the forum im on a few different ones and they all seam to be fading away as for captin i hope your christmas isnt too bad with the family coming down with covid i...
scaramanga General Discussion 16 3,734 23-12-2023, 07:11 PM
    Thread: FIM awards 2023 Liverpool
Post: RE: FIM awards 2023 Liverpool

thats why road racing will always be top captin ive just been speaking to a ex road racer in supermarket this morning no ego with road racers just out doing his shopping same as me
scaramanga General Discussion 1 1,128 03-12-2023, 12:55 PM
    Thread: nw200 2022
Post: nw200 2022

took a while  but appeal finally heard  https://www.newsletter.co.uk/sport/motor...gPcaliW7kw
scaramanga Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 569 03-11-2023, 09:33 PM
    Thread: S100 2024 dates confirmed
Post: RE: S100 2024 dates confirmed

nice to see this i had feared the southern 100 would be no more after last year i really do hope this is good news
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 1 1,499 25-10-2023, 05:40 PM
    Thread: Dean harrison
Post: RE: Dean harrison

wasnt it said during last round of bsb dean was on honda next year didnt say what team just honda
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 9 10,725 14-10-2023, 03:31 PM
    Thread: super twin class might get interesting
Post: super twin class might get interesting

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/cars/news/apri...5f72&ei=10 aprillia might just start to be the bikes  for supertwins
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 2 3,127 08-09-2023, 11:58 AM
    Thread: manxman
Post: RE: manxman

hearing similar story it turns very quick when turning to arrive at port and unsettles things
scaramanga General Discussion 9 8,756 04-09-2023, 09:35 AM
    Thread: manxman
Post: RE: manxman

not sure if true but hearing tales of bikes falling over
scaramanga General Discussion 9 8,756 03-09-2023, 05:02 PM
    Thread: Paul bird
Post: RE: Paul bird

did say at bsb he was not well but still a shock just spoke to someone who knows him well apparently he was in our local hospital like him or not he was a big part of motorsport and ran some real ...
scaramanga General Discussion 3 993 01-09-2023, 08:52 PM
    Thread: Davey Todd leaves Padgetts
Post: RE: Davey Todd leaves Padgetts

its got to be a team that races the roads aswell as bsb
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 14 10,912 04-08-2023, 09:04 PM
    Thread: Armoy Races on TV
Post: RE: Armoy Races on TV

1 off fitters at work brings it in for me now and then i dont even read it when given it for nowt
scaramanga Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 8 2,296 03-08-2023, 08:52 PM
    Thread: Jamie Coward in hospital after cycle accident
Post: RE: Jamie Coward in hospital after cycle accident

lot of respect for jamie hes done well in a short time and very passionate about his racing and for it to happen in my part of the country well lake district is very congested this time of year bra...
scaramanga Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 2 1,576 27-07-2023, 11:56 AM
    Thread: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing
Post: RE: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing

no matter who you follow for the good of the sport and on the edge of your seat entertainment we want the top boys on competitive machinery unless honda go 3 bikes id say tas or fho are the most like...
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 6 4,034 24-07-2023, 09:20 AM
    Thread: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing
Post: RE: Dean Harrison to leave DAO racing

very interested to see what dean can do on a more competitive bike ive always had a soft spot for kawasakis but its obvious the bike is not as good as others
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 6 4,034 23-07-2023, 04:05 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement

im sure there some who know more but as the statements say  untill details come out dont think its right to speculate  never known it before but they dont set up a counselling centre for nothing
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 25 8,506 15-07-2023, 02:55 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement

its how the statements are worded you just know this is not a routine incident if you understand where im coming from been around this sport for far to many years to realise this is being handled di...
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 25 8,506 15-07-2023, 12:38 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

sad news thoughts with all involved think there's more sad news to come
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 25 8,506 14-07-2023, 09:13 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Southern 100 2023

after last nights incident rest of meeting cancelled https://southern100.com/statement-issued...thern-100/ sad news all round thoughts are with all affected  to the familys aswell as officals and an...
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 25 8,506 12-07-2023, 01:03 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement

red flag tonight unfortunatley its not good news 2 dead so far 2 bikes a spectator and a marshal involved update in due coarse
scaramanga Southern 100 Meetings 25 8,506 11-07-2023, 10:40 PM
    Thread: 21 years ago
Post: RE: 21 years ago

this sad date will remain in the thoughts of road race fans for a long time even younger fans know all about the legend joey dunlop if there is a after life i hope you are treated with the love and...
scaramanga Joey Dunlop 7 5,258 02-07-2023, 02:59 PM
    Thread: 21 years ago
Post: RE: 21 years ago

this date will remain in road race fans circles for a long time to come even younger fans know all about the great man rip joey if there is a afterlife i hope you are treat like the god you are
scaramanga Joey Dunlop 7 5,258 02-07-2023, 02:57 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

she made decent time once turned north dont look like it passed much on its way up going off webcam footage must be a boring thing sea travel
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 02-07-2023, 01:26 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

she looks a little slower since leaving port than it did on its way are our waters slower is the extra load for the kids play area slowing her down or is it now in the hands of the steam packet an...
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 01-07-2023, 01:05 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

she must be getting a few bed sores she turned around last night some of the time lapse webcams are interesting some boats are in and out quite quickly for large boats
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 29-06-2023, 10:20 AM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

the picture is maybe there to remember its past rather than still there
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 28-06-2023, 10:32 AM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

is there a reason its in Southampton rather than Douglas any work being done or just holding till its time to move up to home port
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 26-06-2023, 01:11 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

looks like shes making good progress
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 22-06-2023, 02:49 PM
    Thread: New record
Post: RE: New record

i once saw someone lifted before leaving the terminal not sure but looked like they were waiting for them as you leave the terminal
scaramanga General Discussion 5 2,851 18-06-2023, 01:12 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Protests
Post: RE: Peter Hickman Protests

to be honest the speed on that superstock bike im not really surprised some might question how stock it actually was the speed in that race was outstanding regardless of stock or full blown superbike...
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 14 10,715 16-06-2023, 10:56 AM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Protests
Post: RE: Peter Hickman Protests

be interested to know the truth rather than rumour but as said any protest normally needs a fee paid first think its £500 in speedway returned if protest proved right by poster
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 14 10,715 15-06-2023, 10:56 PM
    Thread: Signed TT items in charity auction
Post: RE: Signed TT items in charity auction

well done captain hellping charity and offering goodies to the tt infected people
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 2 1,662 15-06-2023, 10:00 AM
    Thread: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003
Post: RE: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003

yeah i was on my home from work 10pm finish shower and off for the night boat from heysham it was a sad drive to the ferry struggling to accept what id heard as im in cumbria i can get manx radio i...
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 9 2,790 29-05-2023, 09:49 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

be nice to keep it simple who he was dates and that he ran the forum even during ill health if it requires donations aslong as someone sets a page up ill chip in along with others we should get enou...
scaramanga General Discussion 60 14,379 28-05-2023, 10:33 AM
    Thread: Nathan Harrison out of TT 2023
Post: RE: Nathan Harrison out of TT 2023

surely it was never going to be anything other than withdrawl
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 2 1,694 25-05-2023, 05:55 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023
Post: RE: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023

didnt think you were allowed antifreeze in race bikes ?
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 3 2,212 25-05-2023, 05:53 PM
    Thread: Any Injury Updates ?
Post: RE: Any Injury Updates ?

ive seen a podcast saying that Nathan is having opp on collerbone then plans hyperbaric chamber to attempt to ride but id say thats very optimistic
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 2 2,431 22-05-2023, 06:29 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston Injury Update
Post: RE: Lee Johnston Injury Update

i bet he still has that grin on his face in road racing if they say there serious you know its bad anything else is classed as minor injuries the family should have been told how serious he was eve...
scaramanga Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 2,003 17-05-2023, 12:17 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

great idea he put a lot of hard work in to run this forum
scaramanga General Discussion 60 14,379 11-05-2023, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer
Post: RE: Manxman Arrival Gets Closer

whats that old saying start as you mean to carry on every year they were running on reduced power so this gear box fault could be the new excuess for running slower and saving fuel
scaramanga General Discussion 78 22,016 14-02-2023, 11:06 PM
    Thread: N Ireland road racing cancelled
Post: RE: N Ireland road racing cancelled

has anyone viewed that gofundme page i looked see how it was going but it dont look right not the same as anyother ive donated too
scaramanga Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 27 11,800 14-02-2023, 10:56 PM
    Thread: NW 200 Gets Funding
Post: RE: NW 200 Gets Funding

should be split with ulster gp
scaramanga Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 9 4,664 09-12-2022, 06:04 PM
    Thread: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: STATEMENT ISSUED FROM THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

there all heros but special get well dave really special for you to post such a update in the condition your in
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 12 6,876 06-07-2022, 09:45 PM
    Thread: Covid - The TT variant
Post: RE: Covid - The TT variant

just be carefull with the anti virals a lad i work with was slightly ill with covid feww weeks back and is classed as medically at risk due to other things once he got the anti virals he was very ill
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 6 21,783 21-06-2022, 11:17 AM
    Thread: TT fuel
Post: RE: TT fuel

most as h2pots says will use race fuel i know when my mate was racing there few years back the big bike wouldnt do 2 laps on pump fuel
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 2 3,196 18-06-2022, 05:06 PM
    Thread: Sidecars
Post: RE: Sidecars

im a sidecar fan and for me and many others its part of the tt will be a sad day for many if the sidecars are not allowed there anymore theres more horses die in the grand national and the horses do...
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 10 22,733 15-06-2022, 12:02 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

how much is bsb now compare that to some prices you are quoting there will always be free viewing points aslong as people pay for over priced burger vans they will charge it but how much do the van...
scaramanga TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 12-06-2022, 05:35 PM