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Video: Onboard the ’97 North West 200

Submitted by on February 24, 2014

North West 200You can’t possibly appreciate how insane motorcycle road racers are until you watch this video.

Helmet cameras were few and far between back in 1997, which makes this ride-along footage from the North West 200 very special. The sense of speed and danger that this angle gives you is quite remarkable, particularly once the bikes begin to battle at higher speed once the road opens up.

This is what a 200mph street circuit looks like from the most dangerous seat in the house.

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