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Isle of Man TT – an extreme sports playground

As the Isle of Man TT races enters their second century the future looks bright for one of the greatest tests of man and machine that the motorcycling world has ever witnessed.

And OMD – you have to checkout the video – dog gone awesome – these guys are nuts.

Practicing on the Stobart Senior Honda

The current strength of the festival is testament to the efforts of all those involved in the 100 years of excitement, glory, exhilaration, triumph and tragedy which have made the TT what it is today.

For two weeks of every year the eyes of the world focus on the Isle of Man – the jewel of the Irish Sea – as the finest road racers on the planet pit their skills against the 37¾ miles of public roads that form the legendary TT circuit.

The greatest road race festival in the world will roar back into life on May 29th, 2010!

Below is a map of the course.

Mountain Circuit (Course) Map

You can download the events schedule by clicking on the link below.

http://www.iomtt.com/News/2010/05/07/Download-a-handy-event-guide-for-the-2010-Isle-of-Man-TT.aspx

But it is not all about the bike racing with its noise, thrills, spills and excitement – spectacular sights and a wide variety of activities and entertainment all across the Isle of Man are what fans can expect from the 2010 TT festival.

Douglas promenade is set to become an extreme sports playground, with stunt riders and spectacular shows. There will also be the chance for people to have their own gravity-defying experience on simulators, gyroscopes, bungees, slingshots and more.

As well as classic films at the TT Film Festival, Broadway Cinema, there will be headline music acts, top comedians and chat shows featuring famous riders. Plus, there’s the ever-popular Peel Day, the Ramsey Sprints and the TT bike show in Laxey.

With over a hunderd years of history this is a must attend event. And to whet your appetite further we have included a video from 27121957 of last years Isle of Man TT.

It shows Cameron Donald’s record breaking lap of 17 mins 13.25 sec’s. That is an average speed of 131.46 mph. Unbelievable to believe if you have ever seen the Isle of Man TT. Get your boney butts to the Isle of Man – May 29th to June 11th and should you want to find out about all the facts and figures, where to stay and how to get there etc we suggest you visit the official website – the link for which is http://www.iomtt.com/

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