After last week’s post about mystery motorcycles I decided to follow up with more about the beautiful New Imperial v-twin ridden in this picture by Ginger Wood.
The 1969 Isle of Man TT was a race that took place in a time when 2-wheeled racing was dominated by the British marques Triumph, BSA and Norton.
This breathtaking 10 minute film shows Joey Dunlop completing a high-speed lap of the Isle of Man circuit in 1983 onboard his Honda V4 RS850R.
On close inspection, it looks as though it’s raining in the picture above, making the airborne nature of the bike all the more impressive.
This is a vintage Triumph promotional film centred around the 1969 Isle of Man TT, the footage and commentary are both first class and exactly as biased towards Triumph as you’d imagine.
This great photograph features Jimmy Guthrie at the 1933 Isle of Man TT, he’s push starting his Norton Model 40 and if you take a look into the background you’ll make out a Velocette and another Norton.
This brilliant 10 minute video features commentary by Joey Dunlop himself, talking you through the Isle of Man TT circuit all the way back in 1983. You really get a feel for the astonishing speed due to the surprisingly vibration-free onboard camera, I’ve watched this a few times now and it get’s me white-knuckling every…