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    Thread: Senior Classic TT Result
Post: RE: Senior Classic TT Result

My two pence... I don't know the facts of how big the tanks were etc., but I do know a little about Patons and fuel consumption in the Isle of Man! A Paton can easily do 3 laps without stopping or f...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 29 54,760 15-09-2016, 01:57 PM
    Thread: Vincent
Post: RE: Vincent

I think there are four entered - they are the creations of Patrick Godet, who is running 2 bikes. All are replicas based on the comet engine, but Patrick is running one in an Egli frame (Lancelot Unni...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 11,360 17-08-2016, 02:37 PM
    Thread: "Safest" TT Rider
Post: RE: "Safest" TT Rider

Dad started (I think) 77 races around the island between 1981 and 2012 and never fell off. He did have some near misses though!
David Linsdell General Discussion 26 59,084 26-05-2015, 12:52 AM
    Thread: TT 2015 Starting Order
Post: RE: TT 2015 Starting Order

I feel like we've been here before... But for what it's worth I also disagree with the new system, for all the reasons previously outlined by the likes of Nick. But, to add slightly more weight, both ...
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 125 268,114 25-12-2014, 11:59 PM
    Thread: TT 2015 Starting Order
Post: RE: TT 2015 Starting Order

I guess Bruce would get the option of number 1 before Michael, although I can't see him taking it? David
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 125 268,114 12-12-2014, 10:59 AM
    Thread: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's
Post: RE: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's

And one more... Alan Oversby (500 Honda) [Image: https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8638/1580...17d2_z.jpg] David
David Linsdell ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 10,928 10-12-2014, 06:29 PM
    Thread: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's
Post: RE: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's

Henry Bell (500 Honda) [Image: https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/1580...560c_z.jpg] Grant Wagstaff (Yamaha TZ 350) [Image: https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8577/1580...52fa_z.jpg] Dave Webber (500...
David Linsdell ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 10,928 10-12-2014, 06:28 PM
    Thread: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's
Post: RE: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's

Roy Richardson (476 Aermacchi) [Image: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7527/1580...5938_z.jpg] Olie Linsdell (500 Paton) [Image: https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7486/1580...3e7f_z.jpg] Nick Jefferie...
David Linsdell ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 10,928 10-12-2014, 06:24 PM
  Pencil Thread: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's
Post: Classic TT 2013(!) Photo's

Hi - I just found some of my girlfriends photo's from the 2013 Classic TT on my memory stick and thought I'd share them. This was her first time having a go at racing photography with a decent camera....
David Linsdell ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 4 10,928 10-12-2014, 06:18 PM
    Thread: Splashdown returns
Post: RE: Splashdown returns

Hi Nick - Good to see you back out there and going so well the last couple of years. Dad is very jealous, even though he's only been stopped a couple of years! On the 60+ fastest lap, the only one th...
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 20 31,554 25-11-2014, 02:56 PM
    Thread: 2012 Manx Grand Prix "Complete" Entry List
Post: RE: 2012 Manx Grand Prix Complete Entry List

There are definitely errors in the junior classic list at least - I know for a fact that Dave Webber and Alex Sinclair have had entires accepted and are intending to race, but they don't appear? Also ...
David Linsdell Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 5 4,226 21-07-2012, 01:01 PM
    Thread: Pre TT Classics - Saturday Programme + Practice & Race 1 Results
Post: RE: Pre TT Classics - Saturday Programme

Has anyone got any practice times yet? They're normally straight up, but can't find anything this year! :confused: Cheers, David
David Linsdell Pre TT Races 2 3,168 26-05-2012, 12:05 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

Hi Ron, I'm sorry to hear your bad news - wishing all the positive thoughts in the world your way for a full recovery! If you are wanting to run a bike again, once you have had a bit more time to th...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 21,646 25-03-2012, 02:10 PM
    Thread: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN
Post: RE: ENTRIES FOR THE 2012 MANX GRAND PRIX NOW OPEN

(11-03-2012, 08:52 AM)Gstarron Wrote: I hope all the classes will be full this year...!! Good Luck to all the racers..!! Cheers..!!! Ron Are you bringing the Goldie Ron, or were you (understanda...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 21,646 14-03-2012, 08:31 PM
    Thread: Honda 500/4:use of late type Keihin CR carburettors in 2012 Manx Grand Prix
Post: RE: Honda 500/4:use of late type Keihin CR carbure...

Only just seen this - I agree that if allowed they should be allowed on any machine if desired. Would suspect this is to encourage the 'works' Davies Honda, which admittedly would be a great addition...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 10,001 15-02-2012, 02:50 PM
    Thread: MGP Practice
Post: RE: MGP Practice

(04-10-2011, 05:50 PM)George Wrote: Can anyone speculate on the practice sessions at the MGP, we will be bringing 6 newcomer's from Europe to the MGP in 2012, they will all have 600s but are also wa...
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,973 05-10-2011, 07:15 PM
    Thread: MGP too many classes
Post: RE: MGP too many classes

The oil containment on all of the originally posted classics was easily noticable to me at a glance... :confused: David
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 22 36,622 17-09-2011, 09:07 PM
    Thread: Classic entries
Post: RE: Classic entries

(01-08-2011, 08:41 PM)Gstarron Wrote: Oh my... I was worried some of the guys were not in "racing form" this year... and of course finances are always tight... And now I am sorry to post that I...
David Linsdell Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 13 5,939 02-08-2011, 01:52 PM
    Thread: Classic entries
Post: RE: Classic entries

(23-07-2011, 12:12 AM)Manx Badger Wrote: Have just been on the MGP website to have a look at their list of entries for each class. Seems to me that the 500 and 350/250 classic are both better suppor...
David Linsdell Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 13 5,939 23-07-2011, 01:50 PM
    Thread: 250s in the Manx
Post: RE: 250s in the Manx

(01-07-2011, 09:48 PM)George Wrote: Davy was telling me he was doing the MGP this year I'm guessing he'll be doing the classics again? He usually does I think... Hope so! :)
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 40 76,069 02-07-2011, 02:15 AM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

(12-06-2011, 07:47 PM)David Taylor Wrote: Hi David, I wouldn't quibble with your assessment of what a Post Classic machine can be picked up for (- I managed to lay my hands on a Yamaha FZ750 for a ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 22 47,965 12-06-2011, 08:42 PM
    Thread: Qualifying times
Post: RE: Qualifying times

(12-06-2011, 11:19 AM)rc30alfie Wrote: smokey125 Wrote: "I also think this is exagerated in the big post classic class as the cost of developing a multi 4 stroke is much much higher than a singl...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 22 47,965 12-06-2011, 02:16 PM
    Thread: Olli Linsdell
Post: RE: Olli Linsdell

(02-04-2011, 09:01 AM)smokey125 Wrote: (01-04-2011, 01:36 PM)Tomcat Wrote: The surface did look pretty slick, but then you'd expect that from brand new tarmac. To be honest I think the major prob...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 15 33,920 02-04-2011, 06:14 PM
    Thread: Olli Linsdell
Post: RE: Olli Linsdell

(19-02-2011, 04:44 PM)an old man returns Wrote: Any news Carol? Will brother David do? Ol's doing good, he's been back at work a long time now and was back on a bike not long after new-year for a ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 15 33,920 20-02-2011, 01:11 AM
    Thread: PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Proposed Road Closing Schedule: MGP 2011
Post: RE: PUBLIC CONSULTATION: Proposed Road Closing Sc...

For obvious reasons I agree with this ruling, but we should also remember that it's only in recent years with the falling number of mgp newcomers that the race has actuall run with another class! Dav...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 14 26,516 07-02-2011, 11:41 PM
    Thread: Yamaha Classic Race Team confirm Isle of Man TT Parade line up to celebrate Yamaha's 50th Anniversary
Post: RE: Yamaha Classic Race Team confirm Isle of Man T...

[/quote] Phil Read's first appearance on a Yamaha since 1972 Have my eyes been deceiving me? [/quote] I'm assuming it means on the island? Badly worded though!
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 2 10,014 30-01-2011, 10:25 PM
    Thread: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE
Post: RE: MANX GRAND PRIX WITH REVISED RACE STRUCTURE

Good changes in my opinion - only reservation is the large amount of K4's that will now be in the Senior, as well as the junior, but I'd rather see any bums on seats at the moment! I think the replic...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 19,413 27-11-2010, 03:08 PM
    Thread: A question for the classic boys
Post: RE: A question for the classic boys

(11-11-2010, 12:57 PM)Tomcat Wrote: Ted and Allan, I am 100% in agreement with you. The reason I posted this thread was so a few more riders might see it. As one who rode in 2010 I did get the ema...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 23 48,271 12-11-2010, 05:11 PM
    Thread: A question for the classic boys
Post: RE: A question for the classic boys

Hi Everyone, I would just like to point out that this year a "traditional" single won the race, and still only one other person won a replica. Yes the Paton has a top speed advantage, but mostly a go...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 23 48,271 28-10-2010, 01:49 AM
    Thread: The fastest pushrod lap?
Post: RE: The fastest pushrod lap?

(21-06-2010, 10:35 AM)irishago Wrote: Hi Bill what about the fastest lap by a 500 pushrod single weather it be at the MGP or TT i wonder who,s fastest..............cheers Irish Ago At a guess I'd sa...
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 10 14,472 21-06-2010, 09:37 PM
    Thread: MGP Results
Post: RE: MGP Results

Here's the 1997 Senior classic http://www.iomtt.com/TT-Database/Events/...race_seq=4 All of the MGP events are available in the TT database up until the early 2000's. :) David
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 5 10,608 20-02-2010, 08:04 PM
    Thread: So they should it was a disgrace
Post: RE: So they should it was a disgrace

(14-12-2009, 08:56 PM)Tomcat Wrote: Gentlemen, thanks for your sharing your thoughts and maybe it's time for me to bow out. I don't think we will ever reach agreement on this but maybe by airing ou...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 67 136,540 15-12-2009, 06:03 PM
    Thread: So they should it was a disgrace
Post: RE: So they should it was a disgrace

(08-12-2009, 11:04 PM)Tomcat Wrote: Yep it was the Senior/Junior regs I was referring to, sorry if that wasn't clear. As you say many classic winners have been current TT boys, before Graham and De...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 67 136,540 09-12-2009, 02:43 PM
    Thread: So they should it was a disgrace
Post: RE: So they should it was a disgrace

(11-11-2009, 12:51 AM)Will Loder Wrote: At the same time we did 105mph with the weslake in 2003, the track is now faster (2mph +), and it doesn't need a pitstop, therefore a replica on a weslake is ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 67 136,540 12-11-2009, 12:04 PM
    Thread: So they should it was a disgrace
Post: RE: So they should it was a disgrace

(10-11-2009, 12:45 AM)Will Loder Wrote: Well said David. I have a book written in the early 80s with a test and photo of the 60s/early 70s 4 valve 'works' paton and the earlier 2 valve version and ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 67 136,540 10-11-2009, 11:46 AM
    Thread: So they should it was a disgrace
Post: RE: So they should it was a disgrace

(24-10-2009, 11:39 PM)superted Wrote: (23-10-2009, 11:37 PM)Carole Wrote: There's no doubt the Paton is quick, but it is within current rules, just as the replica Manx Nortons and G50's are. Let,s...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 67 136,540 27-10-2009, 08:38 PM
    Thread: speed trap
Post: RE: speed trap

ancient Wrote:NOT SURE IF I HAVE EXPLAINED WHAT IM LOOKING FOR.ITS WHERE EVER THE TIMES ARE TAKEN FOR THE SPEEDS GIVEN ON THE MANX GRAND PRIX SITE,,AS I HAVE SOME FOR 1960 ON SULBY,,SLOWER ENTRY THROU...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 10 21,953 03-09-2008, 06:22 PM
    Thread: John Goodall R I P
Post: RE: John Goodall R I P

John was one of th most noticeable and universally liked members of the paddock - and one of the Manx riders that I have admired most. We were all absolutely gutted when we heard the news, and we stil...
David Linsdell TT Related Posts (Only) 24 41,971 28-08-2008, 12:16 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Will Loder Wrote:A Classic race at the TT would stop the complaints over the proffessional riders, but it would also almost certainly kill the classic races at the manx! As many of the top classic ri...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 12-08-2008, 07:14 PM
    Thread: Weather
Post: RE: Weather

thewitch Wrote:http://www.accuweather.com/world-forecas...S&metric=1 Some good news and some not so good... I'll wait and see... http://www.metcheck.com/V40/UK/FREE/14days.asp I've seen worse fo...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 21 36,233 10-08-2008, 12:58 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

larryd Wrote:Will Loder Wrote:I think the favouites this year are Oversby Only possible drawback, Will, is that Alan's a bit hard on his motors . . . . . :think Oh, we definitely see Alan Oversby...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 10-08-2008, 12:49 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Kenny Wrote:David Linsdell Wrote:Kenny Wrote:I definately disagree with this comment David and I am surprise that, as a rider, you can make this statement. Yes the rider makes a great deal of differe...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 08-08-2008, 06:18 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Gstarron Wrote:Now hear this.. and hear it well.... IT WOULD NOT BE THE SAME RACE IF THE FAST GUYS AND THE FAST BIKES WERE NOT THERE..!! TO BE ABLE TO SAY WE COMPETED WITH THE BEST OF THE BEST IS W...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 08-08-2008, 05:59 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Kenny Wrote:I definately disagree with this comment David and I am surprise that, as a rider, you can make this statement. Yes the rider makes a great deal of difference, but all on the same machiner...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 08-08-2008, 05:56 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Last year if you had put everyone on exactly the same bike the results would have been the same - it is the rider that makes the difference. The classic Manx is not and never will be a solely amateur ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 08-08-2008, 01:43 PM
    Thread: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008
Post: RE: MV Augusta triple MGP 2008

Tomcat Wrote:Steve Linsdell said a little while ago, in a very frank and open interview, that he regarded budget as just one tool for winning a race and the likes of buying a Paton was an option open ...
David Linsdell Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 91 171,817 07-08-2008, 01:09 PM