Make it in a man’s world HOW THE HELL...

Jenny Tin­mouth is a Honda BSB rider and has lapped the TT at 119.945mph 12-PAGE SPECIAL

Motorcycle News (UK) - - How The Hell -

“The world of rac­ing and mo­tor­bikes doesn’t feel like a man’s world to me. It’s my world… and theirs, it’s every­one’s world. It’s about fol­low­ing a pas­sion, and mine is mo­tor­bikes. I got into bikes sim­ply be­cause I love them; there was no mas­ter­plan to be ‘a girl in a man’s world’ or any­thing like that. It’s the rea­son why my whole life is ded­i­cated to bikes, both rac­ing them and fix­ing them in my day job run­ning The Two Wheel Work­shop, where we do ev­ery­thing from race-prep to Mots.

“I prob­a­bly did it the hard way: I didn’t come from a rac­ing back­ground and didn’t have any money, but I just loved it – and if you have that love then any­thing that you re­ally, re­ally want to do, you can. If you’ve got that pas­sion in your heart then you can achieve any­thing. You’ll al­ways find ways and means to do it – and never let any­body say that you can’t.”

was my warning and not to do the same thing again. “A lot of prac­tice also helps and I’ve had my fair share of crash­ing, so it be­comes the norm. You still have to go out and go faster– that’s just part of the job. That’s when you men­tally block it by clos­ing your eyes and think­ing ‘If I go down again, I go down again.’”

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