Dougie Lampkin, wheelie man

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Kev L
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Dougie Lampkin, wheelie man

Post by Kev L » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:35 pm

On Sky sports HD now if you’re interested. Trying to wheelie the TT course
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Re: Dougie Lampkin, wheelie man

Post by Pete.L » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:13 pm

Bah!
That's easy. He's already done it once before!





or are you watchng it on catch up? Opps :oops:
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Re: Dougie Lampkin, wheelie man

Post by tony.mon » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:22 am

It didn't look easy....
They had to have vans in front and beside him to shelter him from the wind over the Mountain section.
I know it's all blown up for dramatic effect but he didn't seem very sure of his chances of success during the preparation.

What he needed was an ignition cut rod like they use in the wheelie schools.
He could have ridden something a lot quicker and just held the throttle to the stop all the way. Just a bit of steering to do, jobs a good'n.

I'd have got about ten yards!
It's not falling off, it's an upgrade opportunity.

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