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    Thread: Last visit next year.
Post: RE: Last visit next year.

I've actually started paying a bit more to pre-book a seat in the Niarbyl lounge on Manannan as it was getting beyond a joke to find a seat due to the amount of selfish people on board, a lot quieter ...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 2,610 16-06-2022, 08:39 PM
    Thread: Sidecars
Post: RE: Sidecars

I have a lot of respect for the competitors and I'll applaud their achievements on the course but if I'm being honest I've never really been a fan of the chairs and the field seems to get thinner ever...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 10,875 14-06-2022, 07:11 PM
    Thread: CAL & THE TT
Post: RE: CAL & THE TT

If you have a look at the Chris Grose interview in the interviews section of the main website he has some interesting views on what would happen if GP riders did the TT. I'm assuming the interview was...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 4,193 22-09-2021, 10:01 PM
    Thread: CAL & THE TT
Post: RE: CAL & THE TT

That's an interesting read, I've heard a few people say that the top MotoGP guys would walk it at the TT and I've also heard a few say they'd be no good at it, I personally think the answer lies somew...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 4,193 14-09-2021, 10:18 AM
    Thread: Seasons Geetings 2020
Post: RE: Seasons Geetings 2020

Have a merry christmas everyone, hopefully we all have a much more positive new year.
AntG General Discussion 21 12,196 23-12-2020, 04:09 PM
    Thread: tt races
Post: RE: tt races

Personally I still think it's the right call as it's going to take some time to vaccinate people, however I am more optimistic for the Manx GP.
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 3,766 02-12-2020, 05:44 PM
    Thread: Isle of Man government updates
Post: RE: Isle of Man government updates

Not surprised, still no vaccine available yet and unlikely to be widely available before the summer. A real shame for teams, riders and businesses.
AntG General Discussion 48 29,550 30-11-2020, 01:07 PM
    Thread: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?
Post: RE: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?

Also I notice in the original article he asks "did the world come to an end?" Well the answer to that is for some people yes it did come to an end, just because some people weren't affected by the ca...
AntG General Discussion 17 9,581 17-11-2020, 10:26 AM
    Thread: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?
Post: RE: Pullyman: Is this the end of the TT ?

I think as long as riders want to compete it will still be around and let's face it, even if the IOM doesn't NEED the TT no sane person turns down the chance to make extra money so I think as long as ...
AntG General Discussion 17 9,581 16-11-2020, 09:25 AM
    Thread: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2021
Post: RE: Thruxton clash with TT Superbike Saturday in 2...

The BSB calendar at the moment is only provisional so it could change but I severely doubt there's going to be a TT next year especially with Covid-19 cases shooting up again, even if by some miracle ...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 9 6,452 02-11-2020, 10:56 AM
    Thread: TT decision 'in next couple of months'
Post: RE: TT decision 'in next couple of months'

I'd be extremely surprised if it went ahead next year especially if they're making the decision before Christmas because the signs at the moment aren't very good as most countries seem to be recording...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 5 11,652 07-10-2020, 11:09 PM
    Thread: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 2021
Post: RE: Road racing set for Isle of Wight debut in 202...

After the Welsh Road Race fiasco of a couple of years ago I'm skeptical but hopefully I'm wrong.
AntG Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 11 7,345 31-07-2020, 10:29 AM
    Thread: Doubts about TT2021
Post: RE: Doubts about TT2021

It's the economic situation which is most concerning, we're going into a recession far worse than what we saw 10 years or so ago. I also think most of the world is going to end up going back into full...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 10 17,930 31-07-2020, 10:25 AM
    Thread: Host Saiger Critical - Positive Update
Post: RE: Host Saiger Critical

Met him at the marshals supper at TT 2019, really friendly guy who lives and breathes racing, the sort of guy who makes racing the great sport that it is. I wish him all the best for a speedy recovery...
AntG General Discussion 10 7,341 28-07-2020, 12:07 PM
    Thread: Well Done Manx Radio
Post: RE: Well Done Manx Radio

I thought it was fantastic, especially the Hailwood comeback one!
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 7,291 14-06-2020, 10:46 PM
    Thread: Council funding package in excess of £60,000 has rescued 2021 North West 200
Post: RE: Council funding package in excess of £60,000 h...

The Ulster got a £250,000 grant just 3 years ago.
AntG Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 4 2,670 05-06-2020, 09:23 AM
    Thread: DJ - 17 years ago
Post: RE: DJ - 17 years ago

One of my all time favourites, great rider and an all round good bloke with a personality as big as his talent.
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 8 7,582 30-05-2020, 09:55 AM
    Thread: Not happy...
Post: RE: Not happy...

Not down about it as much as I thought I'd be, I think it helps that everybody else's year has been ruined so we're all in the same situation. In fact if anything lockdown has been a positive for me, ...
AntG General Discussion 15 10,303 29-05-2020, 09:16 AM
    Thread: Not good!
Post: RE: Not good!

Sadly we've developed an American style compensation culture over the last 15 years with all the "where there's blame, there's a claim" nonsense. It's why it's become so expensive to get insurance for...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 6 7,119 26-05-2020, 12:23 PM
    Thread: Scarborough Gold Cup
Post: RE: Scarborough Gold Cup

Thanks for that, I've been looking for ages for a list, I'm surprised I couldn't find one anywhere!
AntG General Discussion 4 4,068 13-05-2020, 06:27 PM
    Thread: Scarborough Gold Cup
Post: Scarborough Gold Cup

Hi guys does anybody have a list of the Scarborough Gold Cup winners by year? Many thanks in advance.
AntG General Discussion 4 4,068 13-05-2020, 01:13 PM
    Thread: SYNETIQ BMW REVEAL HUTCHINSON'S RETURN
Post: RE: SYNETIQ BMW REVEAL HUTCHINSON'S RETURN

I always had a bit of an inkling that this would be the case as Hutchy was available and it wouldn't be like TAS to not have a road racer, in fact I think it would have been their first time. Good to ...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 3 3,451 29-04-2020, 10:15 AM
    Thread: Steam Packet options for TT 2020 bookings
Post: RE: Steam Packet options for TT 2020 bookings

I've just changed it to 2021 though I hate to be the party pooper but I wouldn't be surprised if we're still in this situation next year, this isn't going away over a couple of months, experts are alr...
AntG General Discussion 10 7,156 29-04-2020, 10:08 AM
    Thread: Irish road racing: 'Difficult for some clubs to come back from this' - Kennedy
Post: RE: Irish road racing: 'Difficult for some clubs t...

As somebody who has no idea of running a racing club what are the insurance costs everyone talks about and what is the insurance for? I thought competitors had their own insurance and spectators were ...
AntG Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,377 29-04-2020, 10:06 AM
    Thread: Motorsport legend Sir Stirling Moss passes away at 90
Post: RE: Motorsport legend Sir Stirling Moss passes awa...

Rest in Peace Sir Stirling Moss, proof that you don't have to win a championship to be a champion.
AntG General Discussion 3 2,575 12-04-2020, 04:45 PM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

Another great memory was also my first TT visit in 2014, I was utterly blown away when the superbikes came flying through St Ninians at the start of laps 2,4 and 6, literally flying as well when they ...
AntG General Discussion 47 28,983 31-03-2020, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Best TT Memories.
Post: RE: Best TT Memories.

Being there in 2015 for Ivan Lintins debut win, I remember Ivan from his first year of racing on the short circuits on a Honda Hornet of all things and had seen his name keep popping up over the next ...
AntG General Discussion 47 28,983 30-03-2020, 10:26 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman Garage Tour
Post: RE: Peter Hickman Garage Tour

Nice video, there's some money in that unit for sure! I've a lot of time for Peter Hickman, he reminds me of DJ, super fast wherever he races and a nice guy too.
AntG General Discussion 2 3,146 30-03-2020, 10:51 AM
    Thread: TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2.(Releasing tomorrow morning)
Post: RE: TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2.(Releasing t...

I hope so, I've had another go on the first game and just turned it off in a huff, the game doesn't allow you to make corrections either, way too skittish. Another thing as well, in real life isn't t...
AntG General Discussion 7 5,130 28-03-2020, 05:27 PM
    Thread: TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2.(Releasing tomorrow morning)
Post: RE: TT Isle of Man Ride on the Edge 2.(Releasing t...

I've recently bought a PS4 and got the first ROTE game for a tenner but I'm not impressed, sure it looks great but the bike dynamics are horrible, I can't even do a lap less than 20 minutes and haven'...
AntG General Discussion 7 5,130 28-03-2020, 12:24 PM
    Thread: Coronavirus affects on TT - Government Statement & Comments
Post: RE: The Corona virus.

As long as the virus keeps spreading they should consider calling off the TT, maybe give it another month and if the virus is continuing to spread then call it off IMO anyway, I'm no medical professio...
AntG General Discussion 9 7,276 26-02-2020, 01:37 PM
    Thread: CONFIRMATION AND CONSISTENCY THE KEY ON QATAR TEST DAY 2
Post: RE: CONFIRMATION AND CONSISTENCY THE KEY ON QATAR ...

Don't the MotoGP guys actually test less now compared to the past? I seem to remember them having 3 tests before the season, a couple after the season as well as 3 or 4 tests during the season, usuall...
AntG Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 5 3,592 24-02-2020, 07:34 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop: Ballymoney rider still to agree Superbike deal for 2020
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop: Ballymoney rider still to agre...

I've a hunch he's going to Smiths, they tweeted over the weekend they have some news but we have to wait 4 weeks to get it, isn't the TT launch in about 4 weeks? Hmmm...
AntG General Discussion 4 3,327 17-02-2020, 07:48 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop: Ballymoney rider still to agree Superbike deal for 2020
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop: Ballymoney rider still to agre...

I think the way Michael has jumped from team to team, manufacturer to manufacturer is a testament to his natural ability but I think the days were you can just rock up to the TT with a couple of race ...
AntG General Discussion 4 3,327 07-02-2020, 04:55 PM
    Thread: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration
Post: RE: Norton Motorcycles crashes into administration

Not surprising when you consider the respected people who have left the company over the years, I remember Brian Crighton being particularly scathing of Norton's ownership.
AntG General Discussion 9 6,394 30-01-2020, 05:12 PM
    Thread: MCGUINNESS JOINS QUATTRO PLANT BOURNEMOUTH KAWASAKI
Post: RE: MCGUINNESS JOINS QUATTRO PLANT BOURNEMOUTH KAW...

No reason at all why he shouldn't be top 5 or even on the podium providing he gels with the Kawasaki, he's still one of the top 5 fastest riders at the TT.
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 16 12,679 12-01-2020, 04:04 PM
    Thread: COWARD ANGLING FOR YAMAHA SUPPORT
Post: RE: COWARD ANGLING FOR YAMAHA SUPPORT

This would be good to see, Jamie has really come on strong over the last 3 years and he definitely deserves some support to take him to that next level now.
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 1 2,409 12-12-2019, 04:16 PM
    Thread: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final list of six contenders
Post: RE: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final...

I was talking to a friend about this over the weekend and the way he put it was that if Rea was a multiple MotoGP champion rather than Superbikes then he may have won it already because and these are ...
AntG General Discussion 16 9,680 09-12-2019, 02:29 PM
    Thread: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final list of six contenders
Post: RE: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final...

Not even, it's £18,000 assuming you lead every lap.
AntG General Discussion 16 9,680 04-12-2019, 07:28 PM
    Thread: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final list of six contenders
Post: RE: Sports Personality 2019: Rea left out of final...

Rednine hit the nail on the head, motorcycle racing isn't a big sport compared to things like football, F1, cricket, rugby, tennis and athletics. It's not necessarily an elitist thing either since whe...
AntG General Discussion 16 9,680 27-11-2019, 01:21 PM
    Thread: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received
Post: RE: TT 2020 Ferry invoice received

Foot passenger price has risen by a couple of quid.
AntG General Discussion 10 7,530 23-11-2019, 05:23 PM
    Thread: MMCC and enterprise dept to discuss Manx Grand Prix
Post: RE: MMCC and enterprise dept to discuss Manx Grand...

What was wrong with the old classic format when they ran as MGP Classic races? They still attracted some top TT riders such as Farquhar, Martin, MD, Joey and Lougher to name a few. But yes it is sad ...
AntG Manx Grand Prix & Classic TT 7 7,797 05-09-2019, 06:15 PM
    Thread: wilson craig rip
Post: RE: wilson craig rip

Very sad news, Wilson put a lot into road racing and supported a lot of very good riders such as Cameron Donald, William Dunlop, Guy Martin and Keith Amor. He'll be sorely missed.
AntG General Discussion 4 3,298 04-09-2019, 10:07 PM
    Thread: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' after Southern 100 crash
Post: RE: Michael Dunlop confirms 'multiple breaks' afte...

Despite Michael suffering personal tragedy and being hampered with other issues over the last year such as injury, late arrivals of machinery and lack of track time I don't think he's that far off Hic...
AntG General Discussion 5 4,943 15-07-2019, 11:46 PM
    Thread: TT website
Post: RE: TT website

The thing for me is you provide an easy to use service and you post many news articles not just for the TT but for motorcycle racing in general and I can honestly say that if it wasn't for this site I...
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 16,462 21-06-2019, 09:56 AM
    Thread: Dominant Derek Sheils wraps up Superbike double at Kells Road Races
Post: RE: Dominant Derek Sheils wraps up Superbike doubl...

Well done Derek! Brilliant rider in a well run team by John Burrows, it would be great if they could get a bit more support in the international road races!
AntG Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 1,757 19-06-2019, 05:57 PM
    Thread: Roy Mooreisms
Post: RE: Roy Mooreisms

He's used the "trouser bulging" at least once before, in fact I'm pretty certain it was included in the commentary heard in the Closer to the Edge movie.
AntG General Discussion 48 65,565 12-06-2019, 09:33 PM
    Thread: TT website
Post: RE: TT website

A big thanks from me as well, great work as always.
AntG TT & S100 Related Posts (Only) 20 16,462 11-06-2019, 08:22 AM
    Thread: Mercer legal claim heads to court
Post: RE: Mercer legal claim heads to court

Whenever they've been sent back in reverse before they were ALWAYS under escort from a TM.
AntG General Discussion 5 4,932 24-05-2019, 08:47 AM
    Thread: Whats the first thing you do after getting on the Island?
Post: RE: Whats the first thing you do after getting on ...

Well I'll be getting on the island at around 6:30am on the 31st so I'll be off to my campsite to put my tent up which can be either enjoyable or stressful depending on the weather then I'll probably g...
AntG General Discussion 17 12,941 22-05-2019, 11:54 AM