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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #1 on: 28.03. 2016 19:47 »
Watching it on my satellite system here, CH 4.

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #2 on: 28.03. 2016 20:05 »
I was searching the net last night for that. I often stuff up the time/date difference. Now hoping someone records it and posts on youtube.
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #3 on: 28.03. 2016 21:25 »
It was entertaining. His best speed, (world record) was on a BSA engined home built bike! I hope you all get a chance to view the programme. Don't worry if you can't understand what he's saying; neither can I!.

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #4 on: 28.03. 2016 22:11 »
Hi All,
Just back from the pub and caught the last 20 min on + 1

Wall of death World record on a BSA R3 Rob North frame 78.15mph

 *yeah* *yeah* *yeah* *yeah*


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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #5 on: 29.03. 2016 00:39 »
WOW. That would equate to about 6 G's  *eek*
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #6 on: 29.03. 2016 10:00 »
He's a bit of a character
Saw him some time ago on "The One Show", didn't know whether to condemn him or admire for appearing on the show with very busy mechanics finger nails, looked like he been digging out a big sludge trap with them *smiley4*
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #7 on: 29.03. 2016 10:54 »
.. looked like he been digging out a big sludge trap with them *smiley4*
He's a truck mechanic so I'm sure you are right

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #8 on: 29.03. 2016 14:08 »
From reputation a pretty good truck mechanic/engineer , saw him helping to restore a spitfire a while back and one of the full time engineers wanted a wing pin turning down "to an exact fit" ,it had to fit through the joint ,wing to fuselage without force or loose  ,when finished they were impressed with his work, however, the pin wouldn't fit , it had to be placed in a freezer and then slid in, the  temp in the hangar had been enough to expand the pin.
I read about this wall of death record in his book "when you dead you dead " but missed it  on TV. I agree with GB his voice is weird but......
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #9 on: 29.03. 2016 19:23 »
remember him being asked in the i.o.m if motorcycle racing was his full time job he said you dont call racing a motorcycle a proper job i shall be taking a gearbox out of a scania on monday morning *smile* *smile* i wonder how the bsa would have performed in the pikes peak hill climb race  he won in the usa

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #10 on: 29.03. 2016 21:07 »
I remember seeing the Wall of Death people Guy trained with a few years ago at Remstone Steam Rally. After the show the owner/rider sa me looking at the Indian he had been riding and asked me if I knew anything about bike engines. When I answered in the afirmative he asked if I could have a look at it as it wanlt runnimg right. I declined, not wanting to be responsibe if it died hile he was speeding round the top of the wall. But his trust in a stranger was refreshing *smile*

Anyway, I thought the TV progarmme was entertaining. Pity Guy had to get the record on a 'modern' though ;)
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #11 on: 29.03. 2016 22:01 »
Pity Guy had to get the record on a 'modern' though ;)
Don't understand your comment;  the highest speed he attained was on his homebuild with a BSA triple lump

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #12 on: 30.03. 2016 05:54 »

Here's the link

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsQ7ifNgObU

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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #13 on: 30.03. 2016 07:55 »
Brilliant, he,s so natural, and super fit. Shame he,s not doing the TT this year.
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Re: Guy Martin's Wall of Death: Live
« Reply #14 on: 30.03. 2016 08:51 »

 Wild stuff *eek* , the next one with prep. time is good too, and then this;
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/guy-martins-wall-of-death-live/on-demand/60452-001,

  but it only shows him with the bike, but won't move, no matter how much I kick it  *rant*
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