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    Thread: Who is going to win the Supersport TT Race 2
Post: Who is going to win the Supersport TT Race 2

Dunlop set a blistering pace from the start yesterday in the supersport race one and Harrison wasn't that far behind with Hicky slower from the start but amazingly passed Harrison on time to take 2nd ...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 1 3,409 04-06-2023, 02:30 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

The wheel rules for the TT superstock race 29.13. Carbon Fibre / composite wheels are permitted only when fitted as original equipment on the homologated machine and have been certified by the manufa...
spannerman Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 8,867 31-05-2023, 04:12 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

Milestone 11 That rule i metioned was taken from the 2023 rules, TT rule, 9.3. Carbon fibre or carbon composite wheels are not allowed, might give you a clue.
spannerman Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 8,867 19-05-2023, 06:27 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

Jeff Kirby TT rule, 9.3. Carbon fibre or carbon composite wheels are not allowed, even if the manufacturer has equipped the homologated production model with this type of wheel.
spannerman Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 8,867 15-05-2023, 12:51 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: RE: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

(11-05-2023, 11:08 PM)spannerman Wrote: Australian rider Brookes told the BBC that his team - which also includes top rider Peter Hickman - had withdrawn from the event. On Thursday evening, the FH...
spannerman Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 8,867 11-05-2023, 11:10 PM
    Thread: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn
Post: NW200 Top Team and riders withdrawn

Australian rider Brookes told the BBC that his team - which also includes top rider Peter Hickman - had withdrawn from the event. On Thursday evening, the FHO Racing BMW team issued a statement to co...
spannerman Other Race Meetings - MotoGP, WSB & BSB, Irish Roads etc - 26 8,867 11-05-2023, 11:08 PM
    Thread: Sidecar top 10 revealed
Post: RE: Sidecar top 10 revealed

Nothing further than the truth [Image: https://scontent-lhr8-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t...e=6264A4AC]
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 2 4,955 19-04-2022, 10:35 PM
    Thread: Point of information for Hickman
Post: Point of information for Hickman

Peter Hickman is still inheriting the problems he had with the handling during practice, after watching him from the seat cam after some road undulations the rear shock was forcing him off the seat mo...
spannerman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 0 1,415 04-06-2019, 10:32 AM
    Thread: Tuesday 28th May + Report, Pics & Results
Post: RE: Tuesday 28th May + Report & Pics

(29-05-2019, 03:53 PM)eman1948 Wrote: Did`nt somebody do that some years ago, I wonder who? :confused: Some bloke from Yorkshire
spannerman Practice Week 8 4,140 03-06-2019, 09:29 AM
    Thread: Rutter qualifies on TT zero, how many haven’t ?
Post: Rutter qualifies on TT zero, how many haven’t ?

Michael Rutter has now qualified and also on the TT zero, but how many riders haven’t qualified to ride any class as yet?
spannerman Information, Press Releases etc & Your Comments 0 1,414 03-06-2019, 02:38 AM
    Thread: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags
Post: Senior race L3 waved yellow flags

Did Dean Harrison and Peter Hickman slow down for the waved Yellow flags on lap 3, Dunlops time indicated that he did, anyone know?
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 48 71,024 08-06-2018, 02:07 PM
    Thread: Martin Jessopp
Post: Martin Jessopp

Martin Jessopps bike is 10mph faster through Sulby than MD and other top riders bikes, Rutter leading from Jessopp with Hickman 3rd on lap 3, Dunlop had a bad pit with fuel cap problem, Costello 15th ...
spannerman Information, Press Releases etc and your comments 0 1,470 07-06-2017, 02:55 PM
    Thread: I'm an American so I don't know the right word for this weather.
Post: RE: I'm an American so I don't know the right word...

They say there's mixed weather for the next fortnight, I guess that covers everything, but on which days.
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 16 32,202 30-05-2017, 12:29 PM
    Thread: Dean Martin RIP
Post: RE: Dean Martin RIP

One year when was taking the engine out of the Padgetts YZR 500 Dean gave a hand to lift it out and pulled his back doing so, thanks Dean and for the pleasure of knowing you, may you now RIP Dean
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 4 8,959 28-05-2016, 07:25 PM
    Thread: How often do races get rained out
Post: RE: How often do races get rained out

Is there a Schedule already drawn up should it rain the first two days of practice, race week like wise
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 6 13,145 16-04-2016, 12:57 AM
    Thread: TT2016 Schedule
Post: RE: TT2016 Schedule

Is there a Schedule already drawn up should it rain the first two days of practice
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 18,761 16-04-2016, 12:43 AM
    Thread: D of ED Marketing Strategy for TT and Festival of Motorcycling delivers growth
Post: RE: D of ED Marketing Strategy for TT and Festival...

It would be ironic if the new operator of the TT runs the business away from the low tax island to the UK and does a Starbucks type corporation tax avoidence, hmmm, I bet within the next hour DED will...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 1 4,767 12-11-2015, 01:45 PM
    Thread: Changes to FoM qualifying criteria needed?
Post: RE: Changes to FoM qualifying criteria needed?

I use what the F1 teams use, its radar, live radar does not predict rain, it actually shows where rain is falling and how long it will take before it arrives and leaves and it shows how strong the rai...
spannerman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 19,189 27-08-2015, 01:36 AM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

In the old days a yzr500 would not have met F1 rules
spannerman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 33 67,708 26-08-2015, 08:57 AM
    Thread: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim
Post: RE: MGP 'saved from extinction' Claim

The self proclaimed saviour of the TT will now sadly boast the same about the MGP, just gate crashers they are.
spannerman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 4 16,905 24-08-2015, 07:13 PM
    Thread: F1 technical spec
Post: RE: F1 technical spec

If the F1 750cc class is in the spirit of the years past then you can gaurantee there will be some oversize big engines used, hmmm
spannerman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 33 67,708 23-08-2015, 09:50 AM
    Thread: First Practice Session Cancelled
Post: RE: First Practice Session Cancelled

I have checked the weather and it does not look to good for the next few days.
spannerman Manx Grand Prix & Former Classic TT 1 4,852 23-08-2015, 09:32 AM
    Thread: Steve Hislop
Post: Steve Hislop

[Image: http://www.knockhill.com/wordpress/wp-co...ckhill.png] 12 years ago and never forgotten
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 11 21,678 31-07-2015, 03:37 PM
    Thread: On-Board laps
Post: RE: On-Board laps

I've always been a sucker for Brian Reid's lap on the 250cc Yamaha which points to the sky at the Wagon and Horses,   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuQEfT3kLjA
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 35 61,029 10-07-2015, 05:44 PM
    Thread: What would you like to see changed for next year?
Post: RE: What would you like to see changed for next ye...

To make it more interesting, F1 car racing are lifting the exhaust noise restrictions for next year to possibly zero restriction, would this work at the TT?,     it only takes the faces of people when...
spannerman General Discussion 203 367,765 05-07-2015, 09:22 PM
    Thread: h2r onboard lap
Post: RE: h2r onboard lap

To be honest that Kawasaki sounded very rough after its demo lap.
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 6 12,862 04-07-2015, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Selfie Sticks
Post: RE: Selfie Sticks

They should consider not the wording "Ban on selfie sticks" but "Ban on horizontal use of camera monopods and phone sticks,  this would also prevent DSLR cameras attached to monopods being used in the...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 11 20,335 02-07-2015, 10:50 PM
    Thread: 2nd July 2000
Post: RE: 2nd July 2000

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abHeCyNWLUY
spannerman Joey Dunlop 10 25,129 02-07-2015, 10:27 PM
    Thread: Selfie Sticks
Post: RE: Selfie Sticks

Are drones banned during racing or on the island?
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 11 20,335 02-07-2015, 07:08 PM
    Thread: 2nd July 2000
Post: Joey Dunlop 15 years ago today

Yes its 15 yrs ago today since Joey was was taken away from us all, Our thoughts are with Joey's family today. William Joseph "Joey" Dunlop, O.B.E., M.B.E. February 25th 1952 - July 2nd 2000, ...
spannerman Joey Dunlop 10 25,129 02-07-2015, 03:16 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

(25-06-2015, 02:51 PM)c iom tt Wrote: Hondas 50th was in 1998, and one of the wettest TT we have had for a long time. We also missed the Senior in 2001 for the foot and mouth as well. Yes it was 98 ...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 14 26,673 30-06-2015, 01:18 AM
    Thread: Gumsheilds.
Post: RE: Gumsheilds.

Some years ago a rider TT, Manx? Died when he swallowed his denture after a crash, most take them out before a race, I would  not to use a gum shield as I would prefer a clear airway.
spannerman General Discussion 5 10,526 30-06-2015, 12:45 AM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

(23-06-2015, 12:02 AM)harveymushman Wrote: As this is what if and I have the pleasure of discussing two of my favourite TT Racers Without Foot and Mouth in 2001 and the tragedy in 2003 – I like to...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 31 88,861 23-06-2015, 12:22 AM
    Thread: Bad behaviour during TT?
Post: RE: Bad behaviour during TT?

(21-06-2015, 02:06 PM)NSR500 Wrote: The idiots walking on a closed track didnt help, i believe they might even still be looking for a couple of them, there are posts on here about the person that ha...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 51 103,576 21-06-2015, 11:41 PM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

(20-06-2015, 10:02 PM)Splashdown Wrote: Hi Bill So you'd have Hutchy and M.D.  and no JM130? Raynet, my personal opinion is that Robert D would not have won many more TTs. Lovely bloke, great ride...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 31 88,861 21-06-2015, 12:19 AM
    Thread: What if?
Post: RE: What if?

Racing is full of if's and buts and I also wonder what the outcome would have been if Michael Dunlop did not have his problems this year, having said that what a superb performance by Hutchy, and well...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 31 88,861 20-06-2015, 09:38 PM
    Thread: 100th Senior TT
Post: RE: 100th Senior TT

The Senior trophy was donated to the Auto Cycle Club, now the Auto Cycle Union, by Joseph the Marquis de Mouzilly St Mars, the President of the Federation Internationale de Motocyclisme in 1905-1906. ...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 14 26,673 20-06-2015, 08:27 AM
    Thread: Enough is Enough
Post: RE: Enough is Enough

A very top TT rider, and if I told you who he was no one would believe me gave me some me abusive language again and on here which Malcolm had to take action and delete his post "hope he is now proud ...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 90 146,849 17-06-2015, 10:25 PM
    Thread: To all the Marshals who did the 2015 TT, a very big thank you all
Post: RE: To all the Marshals who did the 2015 TT, a ver...

(16-06-2015, 12:02 PM)Splashdown Wrote: The Marshals do an amazing job. Definitely the unsung heroes of the TT. I look forward to giving them all a hypothetical wave at the Classic/Manx. Nick, with...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 16 26,976 16-06-2015, 06:14 PM
    Thread: Yamaha
Post: RE: Yamaha

5 BMW's in the top ten senior race, Yamaha 0.
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 20 32,956 14-06-2015, 09:48 PM
    Thread: Peter Hickman
Post: RE: Peter Hickman

Next year Peter Hickman will be in his third year and I am sure you will find he has wised up more and smoothed out, he is a brilliant rider some of the comments on this thread are a little directed a...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 31 79,256 14-06-2015, 09:16 PM
    Thread: Gary Thompson MBE 2015 TT clerk of the course
Post: Gary Thompson MBE 2015 TT clerk of the course

Thank you Gary for the difficult and faultless way you ran this years TT, you did a superb job, top man.
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 19 35,185 14-06-2015, 08:25 PM
    Thread: To all the Marshals who did the 2015 TT, a very big thank you all
Post: To all the Marshals who did the 2015 TT, a very bi...

I would personaly like to thank everyone who registered to marshal for this years TT it has been a difficult time again this year with the poor weather conditions, rain with winds during practice week...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 16 26,976 14-06-2015, 08:19 PM
    Thread: Could this be JM130's last TT?
Post: RE: Could this be JM130's last TT?

Nothing wrong with the Honda which did 194mph down Sulby last year
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 55 100,138 13-06-2015, 10:11 PM
    Thread: Acceleration.
Post: RE: Acceleration.

And I thought Albert Einstein was dead
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 5 11,778 12-06-2015, 07:50 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnsons Superstock bike as fast as a superbike on Sulby
Post: RE: Lee Johnsons Superstock bike as fast as a supe...

(09-06-2015, 01:51 PM)Malcolm Wrote: There were quite a few Stockers in that race that were clocked at 188+ down Sulby Straight and Lee's fastest was at 191. Have you seen the size and build of Lee...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,010 09-06-2015, 03:55 PM
    Thread: Lee Johnsons Superstock bike as fast as a superbike on Sulby
Post: Lee Johnsons Superstock bike as fast as a superbik...

How did Johnsons Superstock bike go over 5.5mph faster than Dunlop and Hutchinson's bike along Sulby ? and as fast as top superbikes go, how does that work.
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 15,010 09-06-2015, 01:46 PM
    Thread: Are the full results of the superbike race wrong?
Post: RE: Are the full results of the superbike race wro...

(08-06-2015, 08:03 PM)Steady the Edward Wrote: To be counted in the results a rider must be still circulating , it is the same in all the races I have been involved in for years , Yes Eddie but th...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 18,065 09-06-2015, 01:07 AM
    Thread: Are the full results of the superbike race wrong?
Post: Are the full results of the superbike race wrong?

Have they made a wrong decision in the way they gave out the results of the superbike race? If a race is stopped it is normaly the case that the race result is based on the previous finish lap results...
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 10 18,065 08-06-2015, 08:34 AM
    Thread: Gary Johnson
Post: RE: Gary Johnson

My money is on Ricky
spannerman TT Related Posts (Only) 22 37,716 08-06-2015, 12:39 AM