The team at MCN take a look at the recent adventures of Guy Martin, who controversially quit road racing in 2017 after a disastrous stint with Honda. It was the end of a tumultuous season seeing him crash out of Tandragee, off the pace at Cookstown and crash again at the TT before withdrawing from the event. We hear in his own words how he came to the difficult decision to quit.
This glossy special editions looks at how he achieved his incredible wall of death world record and his epic adventures cycling 2745 miles in the Tour Divide, the world’s most hardcore mountain bike race under the pseudonym ‘Terry Smith’.
We learn about Guy’s passion for racing anything on two wheels, superbikes, classic bikes, turbos and pushbikes including a full-on chopper around the dirt track at Kings Lynn, his self-built Suzuki GSX-R1100 turbo-powered Martek in New Zealand and his incredible land speed world record attempts with Triumph.We follow his trip to Japan with team mate John McGuinness when they test the electric Mugen Honda and his trip to Belgium with his mate Boasty to race his Suzuki Katana in the four-hour Classic Endurance. Plus we find out what Guy will be up to next.
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