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The Great Escape from the Classic TT

Triumphs on display at the Grandstand

The Classic TT Races are colliding with the silver screen this year, as an iconic machine from The Great Escape is being showcased on the Island.

The Triumph TR6 Trophy was used for the famous jump in the Steve McQueen classic.

It's one of a number of Triumph Motorcycles featuring in a display in the paddock at the Grandstand this year.

Triumph collector Dick Shepherd, who restored the bike, says it has an interesting story behind it:

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