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That Near Death Thing: Inside the Most Dangerous Race in the World



THAT NEAR DEATH THING is a life-affirming journey to the heart of the world’s most dangerous race. The Isle of Man TT is a throwback to a maverick era that existed before PR platitudes and PC attitudes. WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR-shortlisted author Rick Broadbent gets inside the helmets of four leading motorcycle racers as they battle fear, fire and family tragedy for a gritty sort of glory. Guy Martin is a tea-drinking truck mechanic and TV eccentric who ‘sucks the rabbits out of…


That Near Death Thing

Pub Date : 2012-05-17 | Author : Rick Broadbent | Publisher : Orion

ISBN 10 : 9781409143413
ISBN 13 : 1409143414

The Isle of Man TT - the world's most dangerous race - as seen through the eyes of Cummins, Martin, McGuinness and Dunlop. THAT NEAR DEATH THING is a life-affirming journey to the ..


That Near Death Thing

Pub Date : 2012-05-17 | Author : Rick Broadbent | Publisher : Hachette UK

ISBN 10 : 9781409143413
ISBN 13 : 1409143414

The Isle of Man TT - the world's most dangerous race - as seen through the eyes of Cummins, Martin, McGuinness and Dunlop. THAT NEAR DEATH THING is a life-affirming journey to the ..


Road Racer

Pub Date : 2017-04-13 | Author : Michael Dunlop | Publisher : Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782438014
ISBN 13 : 1782438017

Michael Dunlop has a reputation for being the wild man of TT - often mercurial and outright dangerous. However, Road Racer reveals his emotional, human journey, taking the reader b..


The Most Dangerous Game

Pub Date : 2014-03-26 | Author : Richard Connell | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781609775391
ISBN 13 : 1609775392

A big-game hunter from New York is shipwrecked on an isolated island in the Caribbean, and is hunted by a Russian aristocrat. The story is an inversion of the big-game hunting safa..


Guy Martin My Autobiography

Pub Date : 2014-05-08 | Author : Guy Martin | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9780753549957
ISBN 13 : 0753549956

The Phenomenal Sunday Times No1 Bestseller ‘It was the start of the third lap of the 2010 Senior TT, the last race of the fortnight. The last chance to get a TT win for another y..


Speed

Pub Date : 2014-01-02 | Author : Guy Martin | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781448132553
ISBN 13 : 144813255X

Guy Martin, lorry mechanic, motorcycle racing legend and favourite of the Isle of Man TT, lives for the buzz he feels racing his bike round terrifying bends at 200mph. Nothing, he ..


Built For Speed

Pub Date : 2017-05-04 | Author : John McGuinness | Publisher : Random House

ISBN 10 : 9781473550452
ISBN 13 : 1473550459

‘Then I was there myself, just another face in the crowd, watching the bikes fly by. The smells, the noise and the speed were all there for me to experience. It was like a massiv..


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