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    Thread: TT weather
Post: RE: TT weather

https://www.manxradio.com/news/isle-of-m...randstand/
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 18 11,351 23-05-2024, 04:46 PM
    Thread: BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!
Post: RE: BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

Just checked the website out of curiosity, and it is showing a 3hr 13min wait
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 11 1,702 20-05-2024, 11:09 AM
    Thread: BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!
Post: RE: BOOKINGS NOW OPEN!

So... Normally its a bank holiday the day they release the bookings. I gave up a few years back trying to get through on the phone or on line and started to go down to the Pier Head Liverpool to book ...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 11 1,702 20-05-2024, 11:03 AM
    Thread: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024
Post: RE: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024

So, the JD story is they use to own tens of small company's. The new CEO came in, evaluated revenue streams, and off loaded loads of them in Feb 2023, Source Lab being one of them. Nothing sinister, j...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 20 12,321 19-05-2024, 10:05 AM
    Thread: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024
Post: RE: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024

Maybe I should have put was!
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 20 12,321 18-05-2024, 04:33 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston out of TT2024
Post: RE: Lee Johnston out of TT2024

His You Tube channel is excellent. Feel for him.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 5 1,630 18-05-2024, 02:25 PM
    Thread: New course signs for TT 2024
Post: RE: New course signs for TT 2024

Old man opinion, but I just think they are not as vibrant as the old ones and look a bit washed out
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 14 10,449 18-05-2024, 02:24 PM
    Thread: TT 2024... What's ya plans
Post: RE: TT 2024... What's ya plans

11th Milestone, Sulby, Quarry bends if there is a space, if not, on to the Conker Fields. Sarah's if there is a space. Cronk Y Voddy. And I always try to watch at least one race from somewhere I have ...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 22 16,046 18-05-2024, 02:17 PM
    Thread: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024
Post: RE: Merchandise deal announced for TT2024

New merchandising company is owned by JD Sports apparently!
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 20 12,321 18-05-2024, 02:12 PM
    Thread: Italian bike night in port erin
Post: RE: Italian bike night in port erin

Thats good news. I will be there on the Italian Stallion!
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 8 10,185 18-05-2024, 02:10 PM
    Thread: Paul bird
Post: RE: Paul bird

Shocking news. Like him or not, he put his money where his mouth was. A huge loss to motorcycle racing.
c iom tt General Discussion 3 1,346 02-09-2023, 10:15 AM
    Thread: Sad news of "Kipper" Killip
Post: RE: Sad news of "Kipper" Killip

Very sad. He always had a flag flying at his house in Crosby.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 4 1,912 02-09-2023, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement

There was a report on the incident in this weeks MCN ( if they are to be believed)
c iom tt Southern 100 Meetings 25 10,675 20-07-2023, 02:15 PM
    Thread: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement
Post: RE: Red Flag Incident - Official Statement

Best not to speculate on such a serious situation. The Irish Independent on line section reported who the rider was before it was announced.
c iom tt Southern 100 Meetings 25 10,675 16-07-2023, 12:20 PM
    Thread: Tony East Collection To Be Auctioned
Post: RE: Tony East Collection To Be Auctioned

I use to love having a look around there. It was odd seeing the gates closed. I always lusted after the Silk 700.
c iom tt General Discussion 2 1,823 16-07-2023, 12:18 PM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: RE: In the hedges.

I use to sit on the grass bank at the bus stop by Ginger Hall, Last year it was restricted, and I have no idea why. I have never heard or seen any issues there. Same at Balaspur Farm.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 25 103,113 30-05-2023, 10:29 AM
    Thread: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003
Post: RE: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003

Never forget that Thursday. I had a text message just saying 'DJ gone' from a friend on the Island before it had been announced. I still say hello as I go past Crosby.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 9 3,562 29-05-2023, 08:21 PM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: RE: In the hedges.

The 11th is a good spot, and you are really in the hedge. You can park in the field behind, but you need to bring everything with you food and drinks wise.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 25 103,113 28-05-2023, 09:38 AM
    Thread: In the hedges.
Post: RE: In the hedges.

(26-05-2023, 01:26 PM)Spartacus Wrote: I think everybody has seen the videos on You Tube etc of spectators in the hedges. Can anybody tell me where it is? I can get around on the Island this year so...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 25 103,113 26-05-2023, 06:04 PM
    Thread: Genuine TT clothing on sale now
Post: RE: Genuine TT clothing on sale now

The monster ones are showing sold out, but I suspect they haven't turned up yet!
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 6 4,915 25-05-2023, 01:58 PM
    Thread: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023
Post: RE: Gary Johnson out of TT 2023

Came off with a lot of other riders on antifreeze that had been dropped by a previous competitor?
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 3 2,592 25-05-2023, 08:10 AM
    Thread: Genuine TT clothing on sale now
Post: RE: Genuine TT clothing on sale now

I have not bought an official T shirt for a while now, but I don't suppose it will put off the Event crowd who are use to paying those prices. Promenade T Shirts for me.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 6 4,915 25-05-2023, 08:08 AM
    Thread: Just booked for 2024
Post: RE: Just booked for 2024

I didnt bother trying to phone this year. I went to the terminal at the Pier Head, not that many there but it still took 2 hours to bee seen. When I arrived at 8.35am, I checked the website, 7hr+ wait...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 14 13,444 22-05-2023, 12:56 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnston Injury Update
Post: RE: Lee Johnston Injury Update

Hope he has a Speedy recovery.
c iom tt Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 3 2,356 17-05-2023, 10:24 AM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

(12-05-2023, 04:27 PM)ian333 Wrote: Not sure what answer you are looking for here. What always seems to be lost when situations like these arise is this - we are all in this together. We all want ro...
c iom tt Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 10,183 12-05-2023, 07:05 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

(12-05-2023, 02:45 PM)ian333 Wrote: Some people have pointed to scrutinering but the primary reason for scrutinerring is safety, not to 100% validate the compliance of a bike - that will always be t...
c iom tt Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 10,183 12-05-2023, 03:00 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

I am happy to contribute to the plaque
c iom tt General Discussion 60 19,292 12-05-2023, 01:14 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

Should have been brought to a halt at scrutineering. Total shambles.
c iom tt Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 10,183 12-05-2023, 01:00 PM
    Thread: Island Racer 2023 magazine
Post: RE: Island Racer 2023 magazine

Bought mine last week.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 3 11,366 30-04-2023, 01:14 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

And I would rather have paid £15.00 for a decent Programme that the £10.00 they charged this year for a rubbish one.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 14-06-2022, 03:44 PM
    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

On a positive note, the petrol was cheaper on the Island this years that it was over here!
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 14-06-2022, 03:42 PM
    Thread: Late Decision
Post: RE: Late Decision

To be honest, there is nowhere to park for free within any walking distance to the Pier Head.
c iom tt General Discussion 6 4,542 17-05-2022, 03:18 PM
    Thread: SWITCHING ON A NEW ERA OF TT RACING
Post: RE: SWITCHING ON A NEW ERA OF TT RACING

As has been mentioned, unless the Marshal are on board, it isn't going to happen.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 8 8,065 13-06-2021, 10:51 AM
    Thread: Norton V4SS defect list.
Post: RE: Norton V4SS defect list.

Sobering reading. I don't know what's worse. Customers riding a bike that has multiple faults that could lead to an engine seizure on the road, or a rider setting off down Bray Hill with the same pr...
c iom tt General Discussion 11 10,280 21-05-2021, 01:34 PM
    Thread: Not good!
Post: Not good!

http://www.iomtoday.co.im/article.cfm?id...hyear=2020
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,554 26-05-2020, 10:28 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

Hailstone!! Who mentioned hailstone. Cant remember the year now, but it wasnt that far back. I decided to watch from Joeys on the Mountain. I parked in the Gooseneck carpark, and walked up over the fi...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 44,467 24-05-2020, 10:33 AM
    Thread: Keppel gate
Post: RE: Keppel gate

Yes, the only problem with watching from Kepple, is you either need to ride all the way around the course from Douglas, and hope by the time you get to May Hill the road has not been closed for an inc...
c iom tt General Discussion 4 5,486 19-05-2020, 05:28 PM
    Thread: John Russell – Interim CEO of Norton Motorcycles.
Post: RE: John Russell – Interim CEO of Norton Motorcycl...

Good luck to them, but if they think having Simon Skinner involved is not going to have a detrimental effect on sales, they are delusional. As for paying Garner for a consultancy role....
c iom tt General Discussion 2 3,559 19-05-2020, 11:14 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

(14-05-2020, 10:52 AM)Yamaham Wrote: I hope you mucked in with the shovelling c iom tt? :icon_lol: I'm a bit paranoid when next to the track that I'll do something stupid that causes a delay, or wor...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 44,467 14-05-2020, 04:44 PM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

I think it was 1998, sitting on the grass bank at the Gooseneck under a massive plastic sheet infront of the marshals shelter waiting for the race to start with my mate Justin as it was battering down...
c iom tt General Discussion 47 44,467 14-05-2020, 10:22 AM
    Thread: DUCATI AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES
Post: RE: DUCATI AT THE ISLE OF MAN TT RACES

The bike is fast enough to win, MD is fast enough to win. The infrastructure around it will be first class, but are the engines up to it?
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 3 5,788 04-03-2020, 01:08 PM
    Thread: Three operators are after Radio TT
Post: RE: Three operators are after Radio TT

I predict Energy FM will be announced as the operator.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 1 2,959 04-03-2020, 01:06 PM
    Thread: Injuries force Sidecar TT great Dan Sayle to call time on illustrious career
Post: RE: Injuries force Sidecar TT great Dan Sayle to c...

Fair play to him for making that brave decision.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 3 4,380 04-03-2020, 01:02 PM
    Thread: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration
Post: RE: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration

Not surprised. There is more to this than meets the eye.
c iom tt General Discussion 9 9,383 30-01-2020, 01:58 PM
    Thread: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced - UPDATED
Post: RE: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced

(10-12-2019, 10:30 PM)Nasher Wrote: what's not to like? Tradition.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,065 11-12-2019, 09:10 AM
    Thread: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced - UPDATED
Post: RE: Grandstand scoreboards consultation announced

Sorry to be a smart ar*e, but I predicted this a while back. It was only a matter of time that some corporate sells the DED ( or whatever they call themselves these days) on the advantage of a big LED...
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,065 10-12-2019, 08:40 PM
    Thread: HILLIER UNDECIDED ON 2020 PLANS
Post: RE: HILLIER UNDECIDED ON 2020 PLANS

I would have loved to see him on the Honda this year.
c iom tt Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 1 1,571 10-12-2019, 05:33 PM
    Thread: Tributes paid to Harold Leece, who has passed away
Post: RE: Tributes paid to Harold Leece, who has passed ...

So, so sad to read this. Harold was the definition of a true gentleman, and a Manxman.
c iom tt TT Related Posts (Only) 5 7,060 03-12-2019, 04:24 PM
    Thread: Radio TT contract winner will be known in January
Post: RE: Radio TT contract winner will be known in Janu...

No need to wait until January, it will be Energy FM.
c iom tt Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 1 1,466 24-11-2019, 11:03 AM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

£287 direct with the Steam Packet.
c iom tt General Discussion 10 10,992 24-11-2019, 11:01 AM