Un­ex­pected podium for Hicky

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Sport -

While Peter Hick­man knew he had to step up to the podium bat­tle at this year’s TT, one race he wasn’t bank­ing on be­ing on the ros­trum in was the Light­weight. One of the taller rid­ers on the grid, Hick­man is at a se­ri­ous dis­ad­van­tage when it comes to the 650cc twins, but a strong ride on the KMR Kawasaki saw him se­cure the fi­nal podium spot.

“I wasn’t re­ally ex­pect­ing this one,” Hick­man said. “You have to ride th­ese bikes so dif­fer­ently to how you’d ride any­thing else. I’m re­ally not used to that, so I’m thrilled to be here.”

Six-footer Hicky had to adapt his style to get the most out of the 650

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