Kawasaki releases video of James Hillier's parade lap at the Isle of Man TT when he hit 206.2 miles per hour down the Sulby Straight.
Rising out of the chilly waters of the Irish sea, the Isle of Man is paradise for those who consider the world's most dangerous motorcycle racing circuit to be nirvana. Once again, it is also the setting for the TT Zero: a one-lap race around the 37.7 Snaefell mountain course for all-electrics that pushes the edge of what's possible with battery-powered bikes.
In a press release that acknowledges the success of last year's inaugural TTXGP held on the Isle of Man and thanks that organization for their hard work, the self-governing British Crown dependency's Department of Tourism and Leisure (DTL) has announced that they are taking over the event and have re-named it the TT Zero. Now ain't that a fine how do you do? Luckily, TTXGP officials had plenty of notice so as to make alternate arrangements. To add insult to injury, TTXGP officials only learned o