This is Guy Martin at this year’s Isle of Man Time Trial aboard a Suzuki GSX-R1000. He’s moving fast enough to give the camera helicopter a hard time keeping up. It’s a beautiful thing to watch.
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The Isle of Man TT is simply one of the institutions of motorsport. Watch this video and you will understand why. These guys define bravery.
What you are looking at is the Mugen version of the Honda RC-E electric motorcycle. Mugen, which is Japanese for “Infinity,” is Honda’s in-house tuning company for their cars and motorcycles that was founded by Soichiro Honda’s son. Mugen’s version of the RC-E is named the Shinden after a Japanese god of lightning. Mugen will be campaigning the Shinden at an electric motorcycle exclusive racing series called the TTXGP at the Isle of Man. The Shinden will be piloted by British racer John McGuinness.