‘The DCT box is bloody bril­liant!’

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Guy spent a lot of time at Cad­well with two of his bikes – his turbo Suzuki GSX-R1100-based Martek which he raced at Pikes Peak and his Honda Africa Twin DCT, a perk of be­ing a fac­tory Honda rider. “The Africa Twin is my road bike. It’s mega. I’ve still got a Tri­umph Tiger 800, though. They gave me some spare wheels for it and said to race it on the beach. So, ev­ery other week­end in the win­ter I pay £30 en­try and get five races. Per­fect. “The Africa Twin I use on the road a lot – rid­ing to work – and I’ve taken it on the track at Spa as well as to­day. It’s even the one with the DCT gear­box, which as long as you put it in man­ual mode is good on track, too. “I’ve bought an­other Rob North Triple [an early 1970s cus­tom-framed racer with a BSA Rocket 3 en­gine]. I al­ready have one, which turned into my Wall of Death bike, but I didn’t want to change it back – if I’d touched it, it wouldn’t be a Wall of Death bike any more. It’s as it came off the wall. I’m go­ing to race it at CRMC. I haven’t done that for years, just muck­ing about, en­joy­ing my bike rid­ing.”

Guy loves the Africa Twin and he’s rid­den it around Spa, too!

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