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Most terrifying TT video I've ever seen

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I simply can't comprehend how these guys do this, at these speeds. Mind-bending. This is probably the best (and most terrifying) video I have ever seen of the TT.



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I've been watching a lot of peripheral programming on YT about the TT races.

Last night's viewing was several from the TT Traveling Marshals. Eight riders, all former TT participants, who are incident managers along the course, before, during, and after a race.

https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/202 ... -marshals/

Quite the production, honestly.
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Amazing skills. I saw many glimpses of the speedo... exceeding 300KMH... that's 180+ MPH !
They must have that pavement in immaculate condition. Imagine a stray chicken crossing the road, or sand, or leaves. The riders must have intense sense of concentration and stamina to maintain those speeds for 20 minutes.
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I think I just peed a little
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OldguyGlen wrote: Thu Jun 06, 2024 4:09 pm <...>The riders must have intense sense of concentration and stamina to maintain those speeds for 20 minutes.
Twenty minutes is a single lap - a slow lap, but a full lap of the 37+mile course.

Now, do it for two laps, followed by a pit stop that's in the one minute range? Then, two more laps, another pit stop, and two final laps.

That's the Senior race. Due to weather, many of the final day races were truncated, unfortunately.
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:shock: Terrifying is correct! Fudge would happen in my riding suit! :oops:
Almost at the end of the video,I saw his display hit 317!
That's very near 198 MPH! Walls and people on either side....I think,it was all a blur. The road was pretty rough and undulating at that point too.
And I get worried at 70 MPH :roll:. Fudge Happens! lol
But it is on my short list of things to go see.


Did you ever stop to think? :idea: And forget to start again? :roll:
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