Isle of Man’s famous annual TT road race just might be the most dangerous motorcycle course in the world, as these races are notorious because riders achieve high speeds on very narrow, twisting streets, roads and lanes flanked by stone walls and buildings, and often come within inches of spectators. This newly released video shows a helmet eye view from racer Michael Dunlop as he negotiates the course which has claimed 240 rider’s lives since it began in 1907. Continue reading to watch.
Here’s what the organizers have to say, “No other motorcycle race is held on such a challenging track as the 37-mile plus Mountain Course with its seemingly never-ending series of bends, bumps, jumps, stone walls, manhole covers and telegraph poles. The skill, bravery and concentration levels required are immense, with speeds approaching 200mph, and, while difficult to learn and even harder to come first, the rewards for winning on the world famous course are like no other.”