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    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

My daughter was shocked to hear of Malcolm’s passing too. We and a few others met him when we came over from Oz to the TT in 2006. He was so very kind to both of us and he and I kept contact during th...
Jan Grainger ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,440 10-11-2022, 11:00 AM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

(30-09-2022, 03:31 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: I recall having a bit of correspondence with Malcolm a year or so ago (i was just inquiring about if I was infringing anyone's copyright with a photo I was post...
Jan Grainger ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 49 4,440 29-10-2022, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea awarded OBE in Queens New Year Honours
Post: RE: Six-time World Superbike champion Jonathan Rea...

Thoroughly deserved too.
Jan Grainger General Discussion 2 1,367 04-01-2022, 11:35 PM
    Thread: Joey Dunlop Memorial vandalised in Tallinn
Post: RE: Joey Dunlop Memorial vandalised in Tallinn

My thoughts are with the people of Tallinn as well. How bad must they feel😪
Jan Grainger General Discussion 2 1,491 31-12-2021, 03:31 AM
    Thread: Tony Jefferies - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Tony Jefferies - R.I.P.

Condolences to Nick. I know he’s a member here. Jan from Australia 😪
Jan Grainger General Discussion 5 2,099 29-12-2021, 11:45 PM
    Thread: Larry Devlin RIP
Post: Larry Devlin RIP

i hope I’m doing this right Malcolm. It’s a while since I posted. I learned today that TT Historian, ex racer and a great friend to all passed away in March. My last correspondence with him was mid Fe...
Jan Grainger General Discussion 3 2,348 14-06-2021, 12:17 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' after Southern 100 crash
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' afte...

Me too. Especially after reading his book.
Jan Grainger General Discussion 5 4,931 16-07-2019, 11:05 AM
    Thread: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.
Post: RE: Tom Loughridge - R.I.P.

Tom was an amazing character who had a full and exciting life. I had the pleasure of visiting him and his first wife, Ann, a couple of times in Northern Ireland. Special memories for me. Jan 😪🇦🇺
Jan Grainger General Discussion 4 5,188 09-07-2019, 12:34 PM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

(05-06-2019, 12:38 PM)Sam Pato Wrote: G'day Jan! Hows it going? I'm just on a plane to Perth with wifi - hopefully get to my hotel room in time for the SS2 race. My manx radio feed was terrible n...
Jan Grainger General Discussion 54 47,507 07-06-2019, 10:22 AM
    Thread: TT Live App.
Post: RE: TT Live App.

I dislike the new Live Timing immensely. Nowhere as good as the Duke one. Manx Radio coverage very poor, hope they rectified it for today. So disappointing 😟
Jan Grainger General Discussion 54 47,507 05-06-2019, 12:25 PM
    Thread: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage of the TT !!!!!
Post: RE: Don't mention Manx Radio during radio coverage...

Whew! I was beginning to worry that we Aussies were going to be denied Manx Radio (TT) broadcasts. Happy Jan
Jan Grainger General Discussion 8 9,575 18-05-2019, 08:29 AM
    Thread: MGP live streaming.
Post: RE: MGP live streaming.

I loved the live streaming. There were a few of us Australians watching on our IPads from our warm beds (not all together though) and we really appreciated being able to watch the Manx action on the s...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 13 18,605 08-09-2018, 12:30 PM
    Thread: Thanks
Post: RE: Thanks

Thank you Malcolm. I don’t log on regularly but when I do I always find interesting information and posts.
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 3 5,831 08-09-2018, 12:19 PM
    Thread: BRUCE ANSTEY
Post: RE: BRUCE ANSTEY

Was so special to see Bruce back on a bike again doing that lap. The best medicine for him for sure. Jan
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 9 13,371 26-08-2018, 01:14 PM
    Thread: Trailer and Van Festival
Post: RE: Trailer and Van Festival

Sign of the times, especially when you’re getting on a bit and need something more comfy than a little tent. I do so admire those who are tough enough to do it especially in this awful weather. Keep s...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 11 14,296 24-08-2018, 09:31 PM
    Thread: Pedrosa announces retirement
Post: RE: Pedrosa announces retirement

Dani has given it his all. Such a great little rider who I really enjoyed watching. I’ve always had great respect for the lad and I sincerely hope he gives that battered body of his a much deserved re...
Jan Grainger Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 2,180 12-07-2018, 09:03 PM
    Thread: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 100 races
Post: RE: William Dunlop tragically killed at Skerries 1...

Never easy to accept news like this. Sincere condolences to William’s family. My heart goes out to Michael especially. ❤️ Jan
Jan Grainger General Discussion 19 16,733 09-07-2018, 01:21 PM
    Thread: Oldest Living TT winner
Post: RE: Oldest Living TT winner

Hi Carl, I met your dad when he was in Australia in the fifties, together with his brother Bob. He was a very popular competitor, especially amongst the AJS importers, P & R Williams, group. My ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 9,013 16-09-2016, 10:56 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

I reckon you're right, records will be broken but I hope everyone has a safe TT. I'm getting nervous thinking about it. Hi Sam Pato, I am fine despite being stuck here in Australia. Thank goodness for...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 80,459 01-06-2016, 11:33 AM
    Thread: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes
Post: RE: TT 2016 Fastest Lap - Big bikes

Last year I predicted correctly Sam but this year, hmmmm. Not sure. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 46 80,459 19-05-2016, 02:49 AM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

Thank you for this explanation. I can see exactly where you are coming from and I bet you're not the only one who feels this way. I watched the practice sessions from the grandstand last year and it l...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 143,390 06-09-2015, 10:17 AM
    Thread: Well Done Splashdown
Post: RE: Well Done Splashdown

Well done Nick. I remember the smile on your face as you finished last year but this years placing should keep the smile continuing for at least the next 12 months. Great race.
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 11 17,372 06-09-2015, 02:49 AM
    Thread: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT
Post: RE: MGP plays second fiddle to Classic TT

(05-09-2015, 12:26 PM)curlydog Wrote: Got to agree I'm afraid. A lot has changed since i last competed in 2011. This year I felt at times as if I should be grateful for being allowed to get out on c...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 18 143,390 06-09-2015, 02:42 AM
    Thread: Just like old days
Post: RE: Just like old days

I agree with the above comments. I have never been keen on current TT riders taking part in the Manx. The atmosphere is just not the same for me but as I can't be there this year I look forward to tun...
Jan Grainger Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 12 26,890 24-08-2015, 01:26 PM
    Thread: What would you do to support Malcom - please list it?
Post: RE: What would you do to support Malcom - please l...

(18-06-2015, 03:07 PM)larryd Wrote: Would pay a fee AND accept a secure password to the posting activity, if this is technically practicable. Or a substantial deposit (refundable on closure of the ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 51 72,965 19-06-2015, 09:46 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

(18-06-2015, 02:04 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: An unfortunate victory for the destructive minority. I can't help feel a certain guilt that the mass migration of the iomtt forum faithful has resulted in the ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 118,882 18-06-2015, 04:50 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

(17-06-2015, 12:24 PM)Splashdn Wrote: This IS sad news. We have no idNick ea what is going on behind the scenes, I am devastated, and disgusted that Malcolm is being abused. This has developed into...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 90 118,882 17-06-2015, 10:42 PM
    Thread: No racing today
Post: RE: No racing today

Oh dear. Back to sleep for me. It's nearly 4am here. So sad for everyone. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 11,582 06-06-2015, 06:51 PM
    Thread: No racing today
Post: RE: No racing today

Thanks for the current updates Malcolm. I think I'll just get ready and go to bed. Very disappointing for all concerned what with weather, delays and other issues. Bored in Oz - Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 11,582 06-06-2015, 10:56 AM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: RE: Aussies competing

Yes Andy, Dags (Daryl Rymer)is there. Not sure of his number. Sorry, I don't know how to spell his last name.....he's just Dags..... Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,767 31-05-2015, 11:37 AM
    Thread: Aussies competing
Post: Aussies competing

I wish good luck to all the TT competitors but special wishes to Cam Donald, Dave Johnson and Alex Pickett and the Aussie boys competing in the sidecars. Thanks to all those wonderful marshals too. He...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 5,767 30-05-2015, 09:44 AM
    Thread: Stans Birthday
Post: RE: Stans Birthday

Still Lookin' good Stan. I am sure he had an enjoyable birthday.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 5,203 06-05-2015, 10:12 AM
    Thread: Geoff Duke RIP
Post: RE: Geoff Duke RIP

It was like Royalty arriving in Australia when Geoff Duke came here to race in 1955. He certainly made an impact on the sport and was highly respected here in Oz. My father's idol. RIP Geoff Duke.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 24 35,003 02-05-2015, 12:34 PM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

Thanks everyone, especially Larry and Tom, both of whom are good friends, for painting a picture of something I never got to see.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 41,163 07-03-2015, 09:41 AM
    Thread: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written Nostalgia
Post: RE: Early Morning Practice - A Piece of Written No...

Wicked thoughts Larry. I can see you grinning with delight whilst posting this.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 31 41,163 06-03-2015, 10:56 AM
  Smile Thread: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGETTS MOTORCYCLES FOR SUPERSPORT TT
Post: RE: CAMERON DONALD JOINS VALVOLINE RACING BY PADGE...

Great news for us "Down Under".
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 4 5,944 12-02-2015, 11:26 AM
    Thread: Anstey honoured in New Zealand
Post: RE: Anstey honoured in New Zealand

Well done New Zealand. Well deserved Bruce.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 7,122 03-01-2015, 04:05 AM
    Thread: Seasons greetings
Post: RE: Seasons greetings

Merry Christmas everyone. Not long before Santa arrives here in the land Down Under. Keep safe and happy in 2015. Jan
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 45 53,985 24-12-2014, 08:41 AM
    Thread: Splashdown returns
Post: RE: Splashdown returns

I could see your happy smile through the visor when you came back up the road into the paddock. 4th place was it?
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 24,669 26-11-2014, 11:34 AM
    Thread: IOMTT Forum Closure
Post: RE: IOMTT Forum Closure

(22-11-2014, 02:43 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: Took some minor pleasure in deleting the short cut to the old forum.   This was tempered by finding out Don Simons had died - I still owe him dinner.   Also f...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 244 416,475 26-11-2014, 10:36 AM
    Thread: new over here
Post: RE: new over here

(21-11-2014, 12:56 AM)Malcolm Wrote: (21-11-2014, 12:47 AM)Jan Grainger Wrote: Oh dear, Can you cope with all these visitors Malcolm.? I am part of a special little group of friends who have been...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 78 152,767 21-11-2014, 09:45 AM
    Thread: new over here
Post: RE: new over here

Oh dear, Can you cope with all these visitors Malcolm.? I am part of a special little group of friends who have been on this forum for many many years and although I rarely post I try to jump on and ...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 78 152,767 21-11-2014, 12:47 AM
    Thread: Money taken from charity box
Post: RE: Money taken from charity box

It's difficult to comprehend that there are some walking amongst us who are so despicable. Thankfully it's only a minority.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,913 27-08-2014, 07:10 PM
    Thread: MGP Supporters club and Rescue Helicopter fund
Post: RE: MGP Supporters club and Rescue Helicopter fund

Good luck and best wishes to. all those involved and good luck to all those competing at the Manx especially the Aussie newcomers.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,043 25-08-2013, 11:45 AM
    Thread: oldies on here
Post: RE: oldies on here

I don't get to post much but I still check in regularly. Thanks folks.
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 14 15,480 29-08-2012, 09:20 AM
    Thread: Don Simons Passes Away
Post: RE: Don Simons Passes Away

Don will certainly be missed by many. A true motorcyclist and a great bloke. RIP 'Our Don'
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 5,050 13-08-2012, 09:22 AM
    Thread: Four wheeled thingys
Post: RE: Four wheeled thingys

(03-05-2012, 10:57 PM)Bill Snelling Wrote: (30-04-2012, 09:57 PM)pat slinn Wrote: Has anybody got any information on four wheel thingys trying to do fast laps this year ? None I hope. If Mark Higg...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 7 9,872 02-06-2012, 10:09 PM
    Thread: Complaining couple face financial ruin...
Post: RE: Complaining couple face financial ruin...

(12-03-2012, 02:30 PM)larryd Wrote: First sign of commonsense in the English legal system for very many years . . . . . . . :icon_biggrin:Oh, if only this was the case in Australia wh...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 2 4,461 15-03-2012, 08:55 AM
    Thread: Happy New Year
Post: RE: Happy New Year

(31-12-2011, 06:43 PM)Baylon McCaughey Wrote: happy New Year everone here at ttwebsite. BaylonAlso to you and all, Baylon. Jan from Oz
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,232 31-12-2011, 09:48 PM
    Thread: Bob Mac 1962
Post: RE: Bob Mac 1962

I received the DVD "Tribute to Bob McIntyre" for Chrismas. I also received the book The Flying Scot some years ago. He was my first link to the TT. The sounds, the introductions by Graham Walker...
Jan Grainger TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 12 16,639 31-12-2011, 09:47 PM