Wheelie around Isle of Man TT

British and world trials champion Dougie Lampkin will attempt to wheelie all the way around the 60.2km Isle of Man TT course in September. While Michael Dunlop this year set a lap record of 16 minutes 53.929 seconds for an average speed of 133.962mph (215.591km/h), Dougie will be doing it at about 20mph (32km/h). The …

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Lions Rd - Sturgis closures

Lions TT hillclimb plan for 2017

Although the Lions TT Motorcycle Festival has been axed for 2016, the four board members are keen to return in 2017 possibly with a short hillclimb ride. Board member Edward Profke confirms that their focus is to continue with an event based around the famed Lions Rd over the Queensland-NSW border and in nearby Kyogle. …

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Isle of Man prestigious

Where should a TT road race be held?

Now that the proposal for Sunshine Coast International TT (SSCITT) race has been axed, organisers are looking elsewhere to stage a motorcycle road race. READ ABOUT THE AXED PROPOSAL Where do you think an Isle of Man TT style race should be held in Australia? Leave your comments in the reply box below this story. …

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Sunshine Coast TT challenges event

Sunshine Coast TT proposal axed

The proposal for Sunshine Coast International TT (SSCITT) race has been axed because of a strict deadline, but the race could still go ahead in Victoria, NSW or Tasmania, organiser David Rollins says. The race was planned to be held in December 2017 around the hills of Maleny on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, but Rollins says …

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Sunshine Coast TT challenges event

Sunshine Coast TT faces tough challenges

The proposed 2017 Sunshine Coast International TT will face challenges from an active local protest group and will present challenges to the international riders competing. READ ALL ABOUT THE SSC TT I rode the proposed 47.2km circuit around the Maleny region at the weekend with a group of six local riders who frequently ride these …

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Honda video celebrates history

Honda is renowned for its clever and entertaining videos celebrating their history and diversity of manufacturing and the latest is one of their best. Motorcycles feature in the first 24 seconds of the two-minute video by stop-motion artist PES. It is produced with paper cutouts manipulated by hand and shot with cameras one frame at …

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Ian Hutchison in the Supersort_race at the Isle of man TT

Highlights of the 2015 Isle of Man TT Race

The Isle of Man, Ellan Vannin in the old Manx tongue, feels far removed from the rest of the world. Despite being nearly equidistant from the four parts of the United Kingdom, it is its own world entirely. Its strength in self-governance is clear in the flag’s three-legged triskelion and the accompanying motto: Quocunque jeceris stabit, which means …

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