Rideouts: Whitham's 3 of the Best (part 3)

Route 3. Isle of Man

<b>Route</b><br>
Mountain Section:<br>
Ramsey A18<br>
Douglas<br><br>

My third favourite route has to be the mountain section on the Isle of Man. You need a quick bike for this one. As I found out…<Br><br>

It was the early 1980s and I was there on a Mark 3 Suzuki RG250 Gamma. I were a two-stroke man then and the mountain section was quick. I had it pinned then a gust of wind slowed me down and made the revs drop.I thought it were gong to seize, so I pulled in. the I thought, 'hang on, it ain't gonna seize, this is a road bike'. And it fired up lovely.<br><br>

That's the thing with this place, it's so fast and sweeping. it's beautiful and challenging, just do it on a big and powerful bike!<br><br>

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Route

Mountain Section:

Ramsey A18

Douglas

My third favourite route has to be the mountain section on the Isle of Man. You need a quick bike for this one. As I found out…

It was the early 1980s and I was there on a Mark 3 Suzuki RG250 Gamma. I were a two-stroke man then and the mountain section was quick. I had it pinned then a gust of wind slowed me down and made the revs drop.I thought it were gong to seize, so I pulled in. the I thought, 'hang on, it ain't gonna seize, this is a road bike'. And it fired up lovely.

That's the thing with this place, it's so fast and sweeping. it's beautiful and challenging, just do it on a big and powerful bike!

Route 4. Central-West Scotland

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