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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2014, 05:26:32 PM »
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/speed-with-guy-martin/4od
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An excellent programme including some Tig welding.  :thumbup:

I could have done with Guy's leathers on Sunday morning when 6 of us came off our bikes on black ice at about 15mph. I don't bounce as well as I used to!

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2014, 06:22:10 PM »
http://www.channel4.com/programmes/speed-with-guy-martin/4od
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This is what I get when I try to play the video

"ERROR
This service is not currently availible in your area.
Click here to access our Help section."

Sounds like it would be interesting.  :D :D

Cheers  :beer:

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2014, 06:25:56 PM »
Yes quality program and well done Guy, I really enjoyed it, it makes a nice change to have a down to earth bloke just getting on with the job rather than trying to look pretty and be funny the whole show.....like most presenters these days. Unlike some presenters that try to talk like the queen and embarresses himself and all from his region, Guy is a genuine lad He really had balls of steel doing the record on that beach , I am amazed the health and safety and insurance even allowed the attempt lol
 But more or less like 'the good old days' when Britain held most of these type of records, some bloke built it in the shed and just got out there and did the record and hoped for the best  :)
  I think doing the TT would be a better option than the pedal cycle behind the truck at 112mph  lol , Hats of to the lad  :thumbup: :clap: :bow: :bow: :beer:

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2014, 06:32:09 PM »
Hi  Don , I think it has been mentioned in another similar post about people overseas seeing these catch up type programes , it can be done but I can not tell you how exactly , hopefully someone else will . The program is a series involving Guy Martin a UK motorcycle racer , lorry machanic and general steam fan attempting to break various speed records. This one involved him having a pedal cycle built , him training and then attempting to do 112mph going along a beach in the slipstream of a custom racing truck inches from the back of it in a whipped up sandstorm with almost zero visibility.............Hence the balls of steel ( high carbon ! )

 Cheers Mick

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2014, 07:16:33 PM »
Hi  Don , I think it has been mentioned in another similar post about people overseas seeing these catch up type programes , it can be done but I can not tell you how exactly , hopefully someone else will . The program is a series involving Guy Martin a UK motorcycle racer , lorry machanic and general steam fan attempting to break various speed records. This one involved him having a pedal cycle built , him training and then attempting to do 112mph going along a beach in the slipstream of a custom racing truck inches from the back of it in a whipped up sandstorm with almost zero visibility.............Hence the balls of steel ( high carbon ! )

 Cheers Mick

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I have figured out how to get the program to watch. Go to your favorite torrent site and search for "Speed With Guy Martin" and it should give you a choice of sites to download from. I don't own a TV so this is how I watch any shows that I like that are on the box. This should work for anyone in Canada or the USA.  :D :D

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #6 on: January 02, 2014, 03:02:59 PM »
Yes quality program and well done Guy, I really enjoyed it, it makes a nice change to have a down to earth bloke just getting on with the job rather than trying to look pretty and be funny the whole show.....like most presenters these days. Unlike some presenters that try to talk like the queen and embarresses himself and all from his region, Guy is a genuine lad He really had balls of steel doing the record on that beach

I'm totally with this. I really enjoyed that episode and i'll probably watch the next!

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2014, 03:54:20 PM »
I really like the things Guy gets up to.

Watching, and also recording the series.....  :thumbup:

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2014, 03:45:31 AM »
The next one is a madmodded as well http://www.channel4.com/programmes/speed-with-guy-martin/4od
this is the right forum for this or what .
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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #9 on: January 03, 2014, 05:11:07 PM »
And carrying on the bike theme  :)

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03njvbz/James_Mays_Toy_Stories_The_Motorcycle_Diary/


Wonder if or manxs member got to see it happen ? 


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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2014, 09:05:13 PM »
Hi Guys, bit late to comment but, I think this was the best show that Guy has been in to date. It seems to have made with us as the target audience rather than the usual light entertainment one.
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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #11 on: January 04, 2014, 04:28:10 PM »
And carrying on the bike theme  :)
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b03njvbz/James_Mays_Toy_Stories_The_Motorcycle_Diary/
Wonder if or manxs member got to see it happen ? 
Rob
Rob,

Just watched it. Very entertaining. I thought he May have got Guy Martin to test it for him.

I don't know what happened to my number 7 set.

It reminded me of a previous Meccano post:

http://madmodder.net/index.php/topic,7218.msg77224.html#msg77224

And a serious 10:1 Scale Meccano Bridge: (It even uses square nuts.)

http://liamcurtin.co.uk/meccano-bridge/

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #12 on: January 04, 2014, 04:47:57 PM »
That meccano bridge over the canal at Little Lever in Bolton is superb!

(OT but my Mother taught at Little Lever school in the late 1930's just before the war)

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #13 on: January 06, 2014, 07:53:34 AM »


                  What a brilliant achievement, both Meccano and TT Circuit completion.

                                                                 Cheers David

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #14 on: January 06, 2014, 10:17:56 AM »
Crackin' show, last night too!  :clap: :clap:

He should be a member, here........  :thumbup:

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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2014, 11:48:09 AM »
....He should be a member, here....

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The rest of us would never get a word in if he was.  :D

Another similar attempt with less fuss but a bit more interest for us lot.


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Re: 112 MPH on a pedal bike
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2014, 03:55:18 PM »

Machinery: Optimum D320x920, Optimum BF20L, Aciera F3. -- I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work. http://www.roughedge.se/blogg/