The TT's the place, went there back in the late 70's, saw Phil Read, Mick Grant and the greatest of all Joey Dunlop who's sadly no longer with us, I was riding a Norton at the time, wish I'd kept hold of it.
Go back?" he thought. "No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!" So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter

J.R.R.Tolkien, The Hobbit