Classic motorcycle videos selected by the editors of Motorcycle Classics
12/12/2011 9:54:37 AM
by MC Staff
If you're never watched motorcycle racing from the Isle of Man, you're in for a treat. Vintage racer Dave Roper (pictured here at the 2011 Isle of Man TT with the 1911 Indian Racer Replica) video-taped a practice lap at the 1993 Isle of Man Manx GP while riding the Team Obsolete 1967 Benelli factory GP bike.
Photographer Ken Richardson visited the Isle of Man for the TT in 2011. His story "Motorcycle Mecca: Making the Pilgrimage to the Isle of Man TT" appears in the January/February 2012 issue of Motorcycle Classics. Here's a video featuring some of the racing highlights he captured during his trip.
Isle of Man tt 2011 various footage. from Ken Richardson on Vimeo.
In Ken's story, he also mentions watching footage of racer Guy Martin doing a lap in 2007 aboard a modern Honda literbike. View part one and part two of that video below.
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