Butterfly pinned: The North West 200

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Speed, enthusiasm and purity

All forms of motor sport – and there are many – like to present a key idea that sets them apart from others.

Some put the emphasis on the incredible control of a vehicle, others on a marketing focused solely on the show and the excitement. The pursuit of seconds, tenths and decimal points is at the heart of abundance, while absolute speed is at the heart of others.

Road bike racing seems to have taken each of these factors to bring them to eleven, but remains a humble and hidden show enjoyed by hardcore fans.

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<p> Standing on a grid before a race is a strange experience. Everywhere, VIPs and guests mingle, free of free alcohol and excitement to be up close and personal with the stars. </p>
<p> The crews make the final adjustments, while the drivers or riders exchange only on their personal traits. Some are sitting in silence, silently preparing for the race to come; others take the time to chat, smile and ease tensions. </p>
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<p> Races, on the public road. </p>
<p> The same road, full of traffic and people at 9:55, suddenly becomes a race track at 10:00. The traffic is cleared, the transformation process can begin. Hundreds of cones, deployed to stop the parking, must be recovered, along what will soon become the grid and departure line. </p>
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<p>L&#39;arrival in the Northwest has involved the small business of a 325 – one kilometer by car for six hours and a saturday morning at 2 o'clock in the morning, everything seemed nice, but about an hour from the track, a few drops of rain began to fall, of more and more heavy until it became torrential at the moment of my arrival. </p>
<p> The road became saturated with large slicks of stagnant water. After a week of glorious practice under a beautiful sun, the paddock went into scrambling mode. </p>
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<p>The sound of a racing motorcycle is a glorious thing. Singing all the way to north of 10,000rpm, the barely silenced scream would be enough to excite any racing fan.</p>
<p> Placed on a bench of cold grass, after enduring everything that happened all morning, the launch of 15 howls of six hundred people was fascinating. All are jostling to take position around the first corner, the view is incredible. </p>
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