Norton Motorcycles return to Isle of Man TT

The new Norton Race bike...

Courtesy of Norton Motorcycles

It seems Norton Motorcycles is making a comeback in professional motorcycle racing.  This years Senior Isle of Man TT will see a Norton entry for the first time in 20 years.  What better place than the infamous course, to welcome back the quintessential British steed… Read More …

Tourist Trophy (Not Isle of Man TT) Race from 1937…

The 1939 Isle of Man TT winner...Courtesy of Sports Car Digest

The 1939 Isle of Man TT winner…Courtesy of Sports Car Digest

The TT races have been going on for a LONG time.  The first, on the Isle of Man TT, off the coast of England, held their first contest in 1907 (the automobile TT race on the Isle of Man was run two years earlier in 1905).  Racing through the streets of towns, these races have become synonymous with danger, and nerves of steel… Read More …

These guys have some stories to tell…

Courtesy of Clubman Classics

Found a great blog site called Clubman Classics, with some of the best vintage bike videos and photos we’ve seen.  From their own description: “Clubman Classics is a personal blog inspired by the fearless, amateur road racers who competed in the 1947 – 1956 Isle Of Man Clubman’s TT races and their production based machines.

With plenty of photos and videos of Triumph, Norton and models we have never heard of, we will definitely be checking back on their stellar content, showing vintage race bikes at the Isle of Man TT.

New 3D Doc chronicles the Isle of Man TT race

Photo by Ady Gell

The Isle of Man TT race (Tourist Trophy) is arguably the most famous in the history of motorcycle racing.  No longer part of the world Grand Prix, the race is considered by many to be the most challenging, due to the course being run through the streets of the island.  Mistakes can be disastrous, and watching racers hug the walls of the locals front yards is exhilarating.  A new film called ‘Closer to the Edge’, released on November 28th, in 3D format, will be highlighting the spectacle that is the fight for the world’s most prestigious win… Read More …