Watch John McGuinness Tear Through The Isle Of Man (And Not Die)

17 minutes. That’s the record-winning time it took for motorbike rider John McGuinness to tame this iconic island circuit which lays claim to over 200 rider deaths.

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It’s not rocket science to see that the Isle of Man TT race is one of the world’s most dangerous events even for a crazy motorcyclist. There are no speed limits or proper safety barriers, and the roads are a succession of undulating public streets.

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This means that one slip up is enough to send a rider into a concrete bollard, the side of a house or a tree at over 300km/h (or a group of spectators if you’d prefer the softer landing).

It’s a long video, but well worth it when you imagine the type of concentration required to accomplish such a feat of human endurance.


This story was originally published on D’Marge.

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    Must have cojones the size of wrecking balls!

    I've always wanted to watch F1 through to V8 run this legendary track. The bike riders are insane to say the least what with the white paint that can make the bike slip and crash out.

    The best live sport event in the world. Go see...

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