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    Thread: Road closures & contingencies for 2024
Post: RE: Road closures & contingencies for 2024

(10-02-2024, 11:02 AM)H2pots Wrote: Big practice day on Monday the 27th homeward bound on the Sunday morning after the senior this year, if it gets postponed then I'll be on the ferry if it runs on...
Splashdown TT Related Posts (Only) 4 991 11-02-2024, 12:57 AM
    Thread: Manx GP results 1955
Post: RE: Manx GP results 1955

(26-01-2024, 10:53 PM)sticky Wrote: I've got some of my late father's Blue 'uns and Green 'uns up in the loft.  Wish I could find a way to get up there without breaking my neck... Did you notice th...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 7 468 30-01-2024, 05:24 PM
    Thread: Triumph awarded Torrens Trophy
Post: RE: Triumph awarded Torrens Trophy

I was wondering how many of you knew the history behind the Torrens Trophy. "Torrens" was the pseudonym of Arthur E. Bourne Editor of "The Motor Cycle" from 1928 to 1951. He was a towering figure in m...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 1 401 25-01-2024, 03:18 PM
    Thread: Anthony Gobert passes away, aged 48
Post: RE: Anthony Gobert passes away, aged 48

Very sad. 48 years old. No age at all. R.I.P.
Splashdown General Discussion 8 2,185 17-01-2024, 04:11 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

I can only echo the general sentiment, i.e. lose the news updates, as I use the Forum in the main. Happy to contribute to funds if needed, I have already previously stated that I.T is a complete "no n...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 82 22,760 08-01-2024, 11:34 PM
    Thread: 1953 Clubman's TT Races
Post: RE: 1953 Clubman's TT Races

(02-01-2024, 08:23 PM)bsa499 Wrote: Chris_Sav's response to my original question included a link comprising an item from the Oxford Mail which included Richard Madsen-Mygdal's wife's name which was ...
Splashdown General Discussion 6 1,279 03-01-2024, 01:00 PM
    Thread: 1953 Clubman's TT Races
Post: RE: 1953 Clubman's TT Races

Richard Madsen Mygdal was an absolute gentleman. He was a frequent visitor to the TT paddock along with his wife, (who's Christian name I forget). It was indeed Richard who rode in the 1953 Clubmans T...
Splashdown General Discussion 6 1,279 01-01-2024, 06:09 PM
    Thread: Xmas Wishes to all inmates
Post: RE: Xmas Wishes to all inmates

Very best wishes to everyone. Thanks for keeping TTwebsite going.
Splashdown General Discussion 16 3,713 21-12-2023, 12:56 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

That's the perfect memorial for Malcolm. He would be so proud that he has been remembered. Good work Alfie!
Splashdown General Discussion 60 14,150 31-08-2023, 12:41 PM
    Thread: Forum Funding
Post: RE: Forum Funding

Sent a further remuneration Chris. Sorry, I wasn't being mean!!
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 25 4,675 22-08-2023, 08:33 PM
    Thread: Admin Offline (and full webite down)
Post: RE: Admin Offline (and full webite down)

Best wishes for a speedy recovery. I use this frequently, and if you let me know your bank details via a private message, I will send you some money. Thank you for all the work you have put in to keep...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 6 1,026 21-08-2023, 02:40 PM
    Thread: TT documentary name please? Approx 1980
Post: RE: TT documentary name please? Approx 1980

I too thought of the Power Bike film from 1973. Can't think of another one featuring Peter Williams and Mike Hailwood.
Splashdown TT Related Posts (Only) 2 1,768 10-08-2023, 10:54 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Well done Chris and the team for setting this up. I have absolutely no idea about anything I.T., but will happily part with £10 as my contribution....just let me know where to send it.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 82 22,760 22-06-2023, 01:51 PM
    Thread: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003
Post: RE: Remembering DJ, 29th May 2003

Thank you one and all for remembering D.J. on this day. Still difficult to take in the enormity of the moment when I received the news. The amazing thing is that my Nephew is still so fondly remembere...
Splashdown TT Related Posts (Only) 9 2,767 29-05-2023, 10:49 PM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Re Malcom's surname: I THINK it was Macdonald. Does that ring any bells?
Splashdown General Discussion 60 14,150 21-05-2023, 11:04 AM
    Thread: Plaque for Malcolm
Post: RE: Plaque for Malcolm

Happy to contribute towards a plaque.
Splashdown General Discussion 60 14,150 10-05-2023, 03:15 PM
    Thread: Updates to my site
Post: RE: Updates to my site

Excellent photos!! You look like you know what you're doing!!
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 27 10,818 27-01-2023, 06:53 PM
    Thread: Help with a decision please
Post: RE: Help with a decision please

(28-12-2022, 01:57 PM)sticky Wrote: As some of you may know, I've been running a photo website for a few years now.  I have no expectations of getting rich off it but basically just try to cover my ...
Splashdown General Discussion 8 4,682 29-12-2022, 11:18 AM
    Thread: Christmass
Post: RE: Christmass

I'm even later, but festive greetings to all.
Splashdown General Discussion 16 6,481 26-12-2022, 05:12 PM
    Thread: Crossing points
Post: RE: Crossing points

No need to apologise. I have been going to the TT (and Manx) since 1953, and I found this information helpful. To be fair, these days, the 4 lap races are over in under and hour and a half, so there's...
Splashdown General Discussion 12 6,390 16-12-2022, 01:12 PM
    Thread: NW 200 Gets Funding
Post: RE: NW 200 Gets Funding

(10-12-2022, 12:22 AM)ian333 Wrote: Quick quiz RE: UGP - who is generally considered one of the fastest ever through the flow bog crossroads circa the 90’s? Not a million miles away from us. I remem...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 9 4,624 13-12-2022, 11:09 AM
    Thread: NW 200 Gets Funding
Post: RE: NW 200 Gets Funding

I totally agree. I used to love the Ulster, and a growing disdain for the NW200, which I thought to be an almost pointless flat out blast. To learn the nuances of Dundrod took a year or three, but to ...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 9 4,624 09-12-2022, 08:33 PM
    Thread: Macau 2022 GP entry list
Post: RE: Macau 2022 GP entry list

(15-11-2022, 06:13 AM)Sam Pato Wrote: More or less complete absence of the big names who have raced there over the last few years - not on par at all. I agree. Last time I raced there, was 1993. Ent...
Splashdown Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 6 3,194 15-11-2022, 11:42 AM
    Thread: TT 2023 Schedule Changes
Post: RE: TT 2023 Schedule Changes

I am stunned and saddened by this decision. Surely Senior day (Friday) was a Bank Holiday? I have ridden in more than one Senior race on a Saturday......after it was postponed from the Friday. They wi...
Splashdown TT Related Posts (Only) 17 24,946 25-10-2022, 05:16 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Good work Chris, and THANK YOU for the work that you have put in. I am happy to contribute to any (reasonable) costs. However, once you starting talking Templates & Style, I had no idea what you w...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 82 22,760 06-09-2022, 01:59 PM
    Thread: The Forum / The Future
Post: RE: The Forum / The Future

Devastating news about Malcolm, may he rest in peace. I did not know him well enough to write his obituary, and let's face it, an obituary SHOULD be written, as he has kept this website live for many ...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 82 22,760 05-09-2022, 04:22 PM
    Thread: MGP Delays
Post: RE: MGP Delays

Re BSA 499....."a week too short, and sadly lacking in entries". I totally agree with you, but the person who agreed to these classes (in conjunction with the Manx Government, not the Manx Club) has ...
Splashdown Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 6 3,809 31-08-2022, 02:11 PM
    Thread: Riskware Warnings
Post: RE: Riskware Warnings

Thanks for the update Chris. It is indeed very worrying re the future of the website, which I have been connected to for well over 20 years. I am no I.T. (ha! not even a TT expert now), so I can offer...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 18 7,514 11-08-2022, 03:27 PM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Malcolm, the fact that you're in constant pain is extremely distressing. We can only hope that there is a swift improvement in your health, I am sure that all the forum members send their best wishes ...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 15,015 24-04-2022, 11:57 PM
    Thread: Forum Recommendations
Post: RE: Forum Recommendations

Never had any joy with Between the Hedges to be honest. Let us all  wish for Malcolm's continued good health. We really appreciate this website!
Splashdown General Discussion 26 18,802 30-03-2022, 11:25 AM
    Thread: Apologies Again
Post: RE: Apologies Again

Yes health definitely comes first Malcolm. Best wishes to you sir!
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 32 15,015 21-03-2022, 10:52 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

91 Silkolene colours
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 04-02-2022, 09:20 PM
    Thread: Clutch starts
Post: RE: Clutch starts

The 1947 (and from then on) Clubman's TT was kickstart. I am sure that my races at the TT were clutch start from 1984, though the 75/76 10 lap Production TT was kick/electric start. I didn't ride the ...
Splashdown General Discussion 12 6,972 31-01-2022, 02:22 AM
    Thread: Seasons Greetings
Post: RE: Seasons Greetings

Best wishes to you too Malcolm. Hope you are improving health wise.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 13 8,033 19-12-2021, 03:30 PM
    Thread: No TT Zero for two more years
Post: RE: No TT Zero for two more years

Although I am completely anti electric vehicles, (except for city centre use), I would say that a field of 50+ electric bikes would still be a spectacle. Yes, the sound and the smell would be gone, bu...
Splashdown TT Related Posts (Only) 5 3,931 14-12-2021, 11:14 AM
    Thread: TTRA Luncheon
Post: RE: TTRA Luncheon

Ah Spearo, thanks for that, and thank you for the generous gift for the auction. I think it all went fairly well.  Hopefully the next President will be able to ride in on a racing bike......and we wil...
Splashdown General Discussion 1 2,271 29-11-2021, 12:05 AM
    Thread: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman
Post: RE: Happy Ninetieth Birthday Jim Redman

Congratulations Jim. He is probably the 2nd oldest surviving World Champion behind Cecil Sandford.
Splashdown General Discussion 5 3,425 08-11-2021, 03:50 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website (By Malcolm when taken ill in 2021)
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Continued best wishes Malcolm, and thank you for the update.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 38,045 10-10-2021, 12:18 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website (By Malcolm when taken ill in 2021)
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

Blimey Malcolm......you been in the wars. Good luck with your recovery, I am sure you will have the support of everyone around you, AND the forum members of TT website.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 38,045 26-09-2021, 10:15 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Would it be Dave  O' Leary?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 06-09-2021, 11:21 PM
    Thread: Future of TT Website (By Malcolm when taken ill in 2021)
Post: RE: Future of TT Website

This  is very sad news. I am so sorry to hear of your deteriorating health, and offer every best wish for a good recovery. I have been a member since Malcolm's web site was instigated, (I think) and I...
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 55 38,045 31-08-2021, 07:44 PM
    Thread: out of Action For A Wee While.
Post: RE: out of Action For A Wee While.

Sorry to hear of your difficulties Malcolm. Hopefully you'll be soon on the mend.
Splashdown ADMIN Posts - Everyone Please Read 23 18,079 31-07-2021, 06:35 PM
    Thread: david jefferies gsxr
Post: RE: david jefferies gsxr

Thanks for that Scaramanga.  Could I ask cookster which GSXR it is? I know the Proddie K3, as I have done a Lap of Honour on it.  So I presume it is that one, which was living in Gloucestershire.
Splashdown General Discussion 3 3,921 07-07-2021, 11:36 PM
    Thread: Larry Devlin RIP
Post: RE: Larry Devlin RIP

Very sad news. For years Larry performed the task of ensuring all riders at the TT and the Manx were suitably insured through C.T. Bowring. This was executed with admirable efficiency whilst the rider...
Splashdown General Discussion 3 3,465 18-06-2021, 10:18 PM
    Thread: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcycles Team
Post: RE: Discover The Passion Behind The Norton Motorcy...

All very commendable, but I reckon it will need more than a little passionate enthusiasm. Just saying.........
Splashdown General Discussion 2 2,523 10-06-2021, 10:41 AM
    Thread: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlon announced
Post: RE: Death of TT commentary time-keeper Tim O'Hanlo...

Very sad news. One of the voices of Mountain Course racing. R.I.P.
Splashdown General Discussion 8 6,453 05-05-2021, 03:20 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I can't tell you what an honour it was for me to be able to ride a Scott on the centenary lap of Honour in 2007. My father rode for Scotts from 1927 to 1933, and competed in the 1933 Manx Grand Prix o...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 21-04-2021, 05:19 PM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

I hadn't realised that Peter had raced at the Southern 100. He was a fine rider, who loved the TT. Things were never the same for him after the loss of Klaus Klein, but I believe that he did come back...
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 15-04-2021, 09:00 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

1935 Senior TT? G Formby about to run out of fuel coming out of Governor's.
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 23-03-2021, 10:11 AM
    Thread: Who, What, Where, When?
Post: RE: Who, What, Where, When?

Black Dub/9th Milestone?
Splashdown ALL Photographs and Video Shots etc... 703 511,904 04-03-2021, 11:34 AM