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    Thread: Tributes pour in for Derek ‘Big D’ Mason
Post: RE: Tributes pour in for Derek ‘Big D’ Mason

goodbye old friend. i can honestly say it was a pleasure to have known you. who's going to keep them out of the barley fields now though? ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,836 01-01-2013, 01:43 PM
    Thread: memories
Post: memories

6 years ago today i lost a good friend and the world lost a lovely bloke, good husband, good father and a premier class road racer. rest in peace darran. ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,423 09-09-2012, 08:44 PM
    Thread: TT - 2062
Post: RE: TT - 2062

god bless all the peeps that died fighting for us, but having been to germany i sometimes wish we'd lost. the place is spotlessly clean, there's no gypo camps, there's no beggars on the streets and de...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,948 24-06-2012, 12:45 AM
    Thread: TT - 2062
Post: RE: TT - 2062

for those who found the harold coppock/paul bird bit a bit too cryptic: both chicken farmers - BATTERY HENS [and both good sponsors] pykey, this is in the future, somehow i don't think me or you will ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,948 23-06-2012, 02:37 PM
    Thread: TT - 2062
Post: RE: TT - 2062

:icon_lol:
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,948 22-06-2012, 01:07 AM
    Thread: TT - 2062
Post: TT - 2062

I was bored - sorry :icon_lol: The 2062 Isle of Man TT races. I can just see it now. No more rain, no more fog, and a balmy 25 degrees centigrade all day and all night, due to the climate control. ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 15,948 21-06-2012, 08:16 AM
    Thread: Engine stripping
Post: RE: Engine stripping

anyone caught cheating should be bannned for life from wherever they are caught. oversized motors - ban the rider. blatant engine regs on a works motor then ban the manufacturer. full stop. unless you...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 34 52,646 02-10-2011, 12:50 AM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

THEN, UNFORTUNATELY, THE TT HAS CEASED TO BE A SPORT.
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 15-09-2011, 12:44 AM
    Thread: Safety gone bad
Post: RE: Safety gone bad

and it was removed before racing started.
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,975 15-09-2011, 12:39 AM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

doing a fine job of covering your back george and turning the debate round. perhaps with your full knowledge of the tt and it's spin-offs you could tell us the ratio of riders injured in the wet to ri...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 12-09-2011, 10:07 PM
    Thread: is this a joke or what?
Post: RE: is this a joke or what?

yeah and the spanish that murdered thousands of south americans were catholics. so what? it was supposed to be a bit of tongue in cheek buffoonery - not be taken as a slur on religion, saudi's or anyb...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 7 14,214 12-09-2011, 09:53 PM
    Thread: is this a joke or what?
Post: is this a joke or what?

on this 11th day of september i was perusing the practice time sheets for donington when i came across rider number 188 in the superstock 1000. given that this is 9/11, the bloke is a saudi national a...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 7 14,214 11-09-2011, 10:38 AM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

oh don't spoil it malcolm. it's ages since the knitting circle got heated and ruffled a few feathers. besides, if there hadn't been a slanging match sub-plot to this thread would we have had so many v...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 11-09-2011, 10:29 AM
    Thread: PIRATES UNDERMINE TT COVERAGE
Post: RE: PIRATES UNDERMINE TT COVERAGE

what difference does it make? you can copy the most well protected software easily and quickly - not that i ever would of course. i just record it off the telly, straight onto dvd. plenty good enough ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 4 7,354 09-09-2011, 08:46 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

you know tripod; i'm starting to like you :-) that's just supposing i don't know you already of course. you remind me of a wild young thing that used to post on all the forums. he rode fast, he drove ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 09-09-2011, 08:21 PM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

like i said ian, there's wet and there's over the top wet. which was it? if people don't want to race in the wet it's up to them, but don't ban it. if every race in the british isles was not run becau...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 09-09-2011, 12:52 PM
    Thread: Darran
Post: Darran

sadly taken from us in a practice session 5 years ago today 9/9/06. still miss you mate and always will. all our love, ade! and deb. p.s. will be thinking of darran and victor this weekend and praying...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,460 09-09-2011, 09:53 AM
    Thread: Should bikes race in the wet ?
Post: RE: Should bikes race in the wet ?

well it was nearly an argument, but fizzled out like a damp squib. of course bikes should race in the wet - not two foot of standing water wet, but raining type wet. if we stop racing in the wet, then...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 68 132,521 09-09-2011, 09:48 AM
    Thread: Wayne Hamilton. R.I.P
Post: RE: Wayne Hamilton. R.I.P

‎"Live life to the full, you never know whats ahead. Forgive quickly, kiss slowly and NEVER regret anything that makes you smile, be happy" - Author Unknown [/quote] don't know if victor gilmore made...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,245 31-08-2011, 01:46 PM
    Thread: McFarland killed in Czech crash
Post: RE: McFarland killed in Czech crash

sad loss once again. lovely bloke. met him at skerries some years ago when he popped into the trailer tent for a look at 'your wee house'. just blown his engine to bits and decided to 'celebrate'. r.i...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,829 29-08-2011, 12:42 AM
    Thread: William Dunlop wins four races at Skerries road races
Post: RE: William Dunlop wins four races at Skerries roa...

and the southern 100? very silly little track that the riders love, [and i do] for the track itself and the great club that runs it. what's the difference between skerries in ireland and the s100 trac...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,020 23-07-2011, 12:58 AM
    Thread: William Dunlop wins four races at Skerries road races
Post: RE: William Dunlop wins four races at Skerries roa...

silly little tracks? are you real? this is real road racing, not like waiting 20 poxy minutes stuck up on a mountain top freezing your ass off in june, for some superstar to come poncing past on his m...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 6 10,020 03-07-2011, 12:52 AM
    Thread: Eddie Nelson - Gone (nearly) !!
Post: RE: Eddie Nelson - Gone (nearly) !!

since when have they made somebody that's been a CoCk for years a safety officer? hi larry, hope you're well me old flower? cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 9 15,309 25-06-2011, 05:22 PM
    Thread: ‘Green TT’ founder is honoured
Post: RE: ‘Green TT’ founder is honoured

trouble is, edward turner et al said the same thing about the japanese bike invasion. wonder if he was still alive they'd be making the mark 72 speed twin, now in green with gold pinstriping. sorry, g...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,926 22-06-2011, 02:03 PM
    Thread: Fire in pit lane
Post: RE: Fire in pit lane

jeez, according to the firemen it took my house 14 minutes to catch, burn out and be put out. and silverstone is now the most up to date, top notch and dog's danglers race track in the country? bring ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 4 10,399 22-06-2011, 01:58 PM
    Thread: Fire in pit lane
Post: RE: Fire in pit lane

wtf is the bloke in the red overalls, standing next to what looks like 3 fire extinguishers doing? perhaps they are water filled, and we all know you shouldn't use water on electric fires :icon_biggri...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 4 10,399 21-06-2011, 09:47 PM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: RE: where was simon andrews?

thanks malcolm, thought somebody would know :icon_lol: cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 13-06-2011, 06:37 PM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: RE: where was simon andrews?

what was steve plater's fastest lap as a newcomer? was simon near it? sure somebody knows :-) cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 12-06-2011, 02:18 PM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: RE: where was simon andrews?

11th place in the superstock race is quite a holiday :icon_biggrin: good lad. don't know what his fastest lap was, but his last lap was 123.5. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 06-06-2011, 08:10 PM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: RE: where was simon andrews?

cheers russ, in a way i'm glad. nice to hear from you again. ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 05-06-2011, 08:03 PM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: RE: where was simon andrews?

ta chuck :icon_lol: home safe anyway. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 05-06-2011, 12:37 AM
    Thread: where was simon andrews?
Post: where was simon andrews?

after his great lap time in practice, i saw no mention of simon in the superbike race. did he start? did he finish? any info appreciated. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 10 20,021 04-06-2011, 07:45 PM
    Thread: TT Van Checks
Post: RE: TT Van Checks

while i don't condone the stopping of 'race type' vans instead of all similar vehicles, at the end of the day it's illegal and dangerous, full stop. what [given a worse case scenario] is the differenc...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 13 31,115 29-05-2011, 09:13 AM
    Thread: Happy New Year
Post: RE: Happy New Year

happy new year to one and all. keep it fast and keep it safe. hope to see more old faces this year [and young bums :-) ] after last year's washout. mine's a guinness. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 4 8,089 06-01-2011, 11:02 PM
    Thread: Xmas Greetings
Post: RE: Xmas Greetings

god, is it christmas already? :icon_biggrin: festive greetings to all who know me, and have a fast, safe and healthy new year. roll on cookstown - yeeha. and please let the acu get their act together ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 2 5,787 27-12-2010, 08:06 PM
    Thread: Gary Dickinsons Book - Living The Dream
Post: RE: Gary Dickinsons Book - Living The Dream

ta chuck :icon_lol: ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 20,458 08-12-2010, 02:35 PM
    Thread: Gary Dickinsons Book - Living The Dream
Post: RE: Gary Dickinsons Book - Living The Dream

stick me one to one side yoof, i'll have it when the christmas post is back to normal - it's only the beginning of december and no post for over a week :icon_confused: bleedin' useless round here, a c...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 20,458 05-12-2010, 07:23 PM
    Thread: hutchy?
Post: RE: hutchy?

hi carole, thanks for that. good news indeed that he's on the road to recovery. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 11,795 27-11-2010, 01:52 PM
    Thread: hutchy?
Post: RE: hutchy?

hi larry, long time no speak mate. i'm ok now my leg and arris have healed up :-) house is rebuilt and we're back in. another year of my life wasted doing this place up. i should be in spain by now wi...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 11,795 26-11-2010, 02:39 PM
    Thread: hutchy?
Post: RE: hutchy?

103 peeps read this thread so far and nobody knows nowt? perhaps i didn't make myself completely clear. i'm looking for information on the wellbeing of ian hutchinson, the bingley bullet, 5 times tt w...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 11,795 25-11-2010, 10:32 PM
    Thread: hutchy?
Post: hutchy?

any update on hutchy please? haven't heard anything for a while. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 11,795 21-11-2010, 03:33 PM
    Thread: Motorcyclist dies at Killalane Road Races - Named
Post: RE: Motorcyclist dies at Killalane Road Races

4 years after darran, and now this. another dear friend, lovely bloke and a lad that turned up and rode his heart out, whatever the weather, wherever the circuit. once again i'm heartbroken, for the t...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 6 9,931 12-09-2010, 07:25 PM
    Thread: Perspective ?
Post: RE: Perspective ?

oh god, don't mention knitting; early members of this forum will know what i mean :exclamation: ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 11 18,490 01-08-2010, 06:03 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 - so, who's coming?
Post: RE: Southern 100 - so, who's coming?

soles? :icon_lol: when you can get a return flight to belfast for less than £50 you could have a weekend watching racing in northern ireland, b and b, hire car and flight for less than a return ferry ...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 8,931 09-07-2010, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Southern 100 - so, who's coming?
Post: RE: Southern 100 - so, who's coming?

i was, but £332 quote for a car and 2 people from liverpool - forget it. :icon_mad: ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 8 8,931 07-07-2010, 01:27 PM
    Thread: joey dunlop remembered. tv prog.
Post: joey dunlop remembered. tv prog.

the 40 minute program will be repeated at 10-35 pm on tuesday the 6th, only on bbc1 northern ireland, which most digi subscribers should get. enjoy :icon_biggrin: ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 0 3,283 04-07-2010, 07:17 PM
    Thread: RUSS HENLEY
Post: RE: RUSS HENLEY

sorry i missed ya birthday russ [and garry's, but he kept it quiet], and hope you had a good 'un. you'll have to pop over one night for a rattle. cheers, ade!
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 7 13,736 25-03-2010, 10:06 PM
    Thread: New Races added to Southern 100
Post: RE: New Races added to Southern 100

oh goody, goody gumdrops, even more 4 stroke road bikes to watch racing. my god, they aren't half spoiling us. now can we please have a honda plag series and my life will be complete. ade! PS, FOR ANY...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 3 6,376 29-11-2009, 09:45 PM
    Thread: Legs out !
Post: RE: Legs out !

to make themselves look like nancy boys. real men don't stick their legs out when cornering or they'd either catch their foot in a drain cover or clout it on the kerb. bunch of wimps. signed anon :heh...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,889 11-11-2009, 09:04 AM
    Thread: Macau Grand Prix news
Post: RE: Macau Grand Prix news

we worked it out at £2,600 each just to get there, 3 different flights, one to dubai, one to bangkok and one to macau. 23 hours, 35 minutes in the air, plus about 12 hours waiting time between flights...
ade! TT Related Posts (Only) 5 8,528 15-10-2009, 05:41 PM