Full Throttle – The Glory Days of British Motorbikes

The BBC documentary, Full Throttle: The Glory Days of British Motorbikes, captures the spirit of the motorcycling experience in Britain during the ’50s and ’60s tracing its roots back to the great British hero, Colonel T.E. Lawrence CB DSO, better known to all as Lawrence of Arabia.

With archive footage, talking head interviews with people who were there when it happened, this documentary explains how British motorbikes became such a world-conquering phenomenon and why they have an enduring fascination to this day. This film will appeal both to existing enthusiasts and to those too young to remember who want to know what all the fuss is about.

Be warned, you may find yourself inexplicably drawn to the classified ads after watching this and a desire to start twirling your spanners…

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