Guy Martin’s record-breaking Rourke speed bike

We take a look at the bike that motorcycle racer Guy Martin took to 112mph to set a new British cycle speed record

Guy Martin's Rourke

Guy Martin's Rourke

This is the bike that Guy Martin rode to a new British absolute speed record of 112mph, drafting a racing truck.

The motorcycle racer and lorry mechanic from Grimsby was filmed by Channel 4 last year, as he attacked the record of 110mph set by Dave Le Grys on the unopened M42 motorway in 1986.

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