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Aussies design bikes for Isle of Man TT game

The latest Isle of Man TT video game “Ride on the Edge” features motorcycles rendered by Brisbane computer graphics production studio Virtual Mechanix. Managing director and former rider Andrew Porter says they began working on the 3D model bikes for the developer Kylotonn about 18 months ago. Check out their results in these video trailers …

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Prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar

If you’re a motorcycle fanatic, there’s nothing like getting out there and seeing top drivers push themselves to the limit in a prestigious racing event. Here, we look at the most prestigious events in the motorbike racing calendar.  Isle of Man TT Held every northern summer for over a hundred years on the speed-limitless island …

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Matt Damon and Liam Neeson in TT movie?

Hollywood blockbuster actors Matt Damon (Bourne Identity) and Liam Neeson (Taken) are tipped to star in an action movie about the famous and deadly Isle of Man TT race. No, it’s not yet another documentary, of which there are several. This is expected to be a full-on action flick. Both actors are keen motorcyclists, but …

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Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets on sale for Phillip Island Classic

Tickets for the 24th International Island Classic for historic bikes at the iconic Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit on January 27-29 are now on sale. The event has grown to become one of the largest historic motorcycle racing events in the world with more than 500 machines taking to the race track. Racers will be …

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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.

Dougie wheelies entire TT course

British and world trials champion Dougie Lampkin has become the first person to wheelie a motorcycle all the way around the 60.2km Isle of Man TT course. Many racers and visitors to the TT have pulled wheelies on the course, but none has made it the entire way around … and Dougie did it with the roads open …

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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 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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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 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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