James May + Meccano vs the TT course

The Isle of Man TT course: a grueling 60km+ course which most professional riders can complete in around 20 minutes. It will take a bit longer for James May‘s latest endevour though. He’s attempting to lap the course in a bike made entirely out of Meccano, a kids’ modelling system typically used to build small toys and anything else you can imagine. Here he is taking off from the start line:

Should be shown on TV around Xmas time. Fantastic stuff!


  1. Meccano!

    Boy, this brings back memories. I spent many happy hours playing with Meccano when I was a kid.
    And I mean the old Meccano. No electric motors…

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