Unexpected podium for Hicky
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