In the flow as the convoy moves around the island
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Dougie Lampkin successfully wheelies Isle of Man

The trials hero nails an incredible 37.7-mile wheelie around the TT course for Dougie’s Wheelie.
Written by Greg Stuart
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Dougie's Wheelie
Dougie Lampkin has successfully pulled off one of the biggest challenges of his career, riding an entire lap of the 37.7-mile Isle of Man TT course on just one wheel for his Dougie’s Wheelie project.
Setting off from the iconic grandstand in the town of Douglas, 12-time World Trials champion Lampkin battled strong winds, traffic (the roads remained open during the attempt) and the sharp rises and falls of the TT circuit to lap the course in one hour 35 minutes, with the whole feat shown live on Red Bull TV.
Dougie struggled against strong winds
Dougie struggled against strong winds
“It feels fantastic," said an emotional Lampkin as he arrived at the end of the course. "The last 15 seconds were really lovely. The rest of it was a challenge!"
I feel absolute massive relief, the build up to it, seven months of planning, everything that's gone on, like the nightmare with the weather yesterday and still strong winds today on top of the mountain – I was just hanging on really. It wasn't over until a couple of metres from the end but that last couple of metres was just amazing.
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Dougie’s Wheelie captured the public's imagination on social media too, trending on Twitter as many athletes and well-known figures congratulated Lampkin on his achievement…
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