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Motorcyclist Guy Martin has his own TV series


Geoffrey Settle
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One of Lincolnshire's great IOM TT motorcyclist is on the BBC Wednesday 19:30.

 

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He's a great character, love a cup of tea and enjoys messing around with tractors etc more than you know what.

 

Last time I saw him was when he flew past my marshalling position on the TT course last year destined for a massive fireball crash on the other side of the island.

 

This should be an interesting documentary he's a bit like a young Fred Bunbar in some respects not driving Steam Engines but Motorbikes. The first of six episodes is described as

 

Guy Martin starts a six-week mission to renovate a neglected narrowboat, named Reckless, with inventions from the Industrial Revolution. In this episode, he builds his own 18th-century blast furnace to cast an iron pot so he can boil some water, then learns how to throw his own traditional Wedgwood mugs so he can enjoy a perfect old-school cup of tea

 

Looks like he has not only rebuilt the narrow boat but himself and with a new outfit to sponsor his ride in this year's Manx TT we'll be in for some more exciting racing.

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