This film from the Isle of Man TT covers a full lap of the circuit, run at full racing speed. Raw footage with no annoying music or commentary, which lets you to hear the engine and the wind and wonder how on Earth anyone can have the guts to run a street circuit at these speeds. Epic!
Witness the Ninja ZX-6R 636 take on the world’s ultimate proving grounds for two-wheel performance. From a ravenous 636cc engine to an innovative traction control system, you’ll see the Ninja ZX-6R’s top features go up against some of the toughest sections at the Isle of Man. Continue reading →
TT Legends is a new eight-part documentary, to be broadcast on British television station ITV4, following a team of legendary motorcycle racers throughout the 2012 season. Gaucho Productions was granted exclusive access to the Honda TT Legends team as they took on some of the world’s toughest ’bike races. From Japan to Germany and from Le Mans to the Isle of Man, the documentary follows these ordinary men doing extraordinary things. Continue reading →
As the Honda TT Legends team prepares to enter its third year of competition, Honda Motor Europe has revealed a five-strong rider line-up for 2013. The team will once again compete in the Endurance World Championship as well as the Isle of Man TT and the North West 200 road races aboard the Honda CBR1000RR Fireblade. Continue reading →
The Isle of Man Government Department of Economic Development has confirmed the identity of its new Motorcycling event. The event, which runs from Saturday 17th August to Sunday 1st September 2013, will be called ‘The Isle of Man Festival of Motorcycling’ and replaces the Manx Grand Prix Festival. Continue reading →
We can’t get enough of the Isle of Man TT. Aside from the fact that the bunch of fearless guys are racing liter bikes on the open roads of the English isle, full WOT, doing speeds above 300km/h, inching away from the concrete walls and stone fences, it’s a pretty cool competition. Hell, it’s probably the greatest show in the world for the motorcycle morons…like us…and you. Continue reading →
Ballaugh, Superbike Race
Photo: Baylon McCaughey
We all knew that John McGuinness is “F” awesome. And you know why? Cus the “awesomest” thing about him is that he’s a human after all, and one that you’d love to drink couple of pints with and have a barbie with the family and all…a genuine legend, yet so grounded and humble…class act….Don’t you dare to miss this one, it is an absolutely beautiful move, one that almost made us cry (the story with his old man)…yes we have a soft spot as well…sigh… Continue reading →
The 2012 Isle of Man TT imited edition of the World famous Arai RX-7 GP is here. Developed in close collaboration with MotoGP and Grand Prix riders this helmet offeres innovative design, revolutionary solutions (“Air Wing” spoiler), wider aperture SAI visor and better ventilation to the ordinary rider. The PB SNC outer shell is 35% stronger than the standard fiber one, the “Emergency Release Pads” are unique and offer easy removal in seconds, while its safety standards exceed the specific requirements of both ECE R22-05 and SNELL M2010. Continue reading →
The 2012 Senior TT race has been canceled for the first time after the WWI and WWII suspensions. The race was first rescheduled from Friday to Saturday, and after several hours of waiting it was canceled all together. Damp patches along the Mountain Mile were just too risky for the riders on their 200+hp machines. This mean that John McGuinness would miss out on the opportunity to win his 20th career TT win, but we’re sure he’ll be back next year.
The electrics’ done it. Michael Rutter on board the Team Segway Racing MotoCzysz 200hp EP1C electric bike broke the 100mph average speed (per lap) barrier, racing and winning on the Mountain course of the 2012 Isle of Man Tourist Trophy. Continue reading →