Road is one of the most startling and eye-opening films about road racing ever made. This is the inside story of the Dunlop dynasty in their own words.
From the small town of Ballymoney Joey and his brother Robert burst onto the motorcycling scene in the 1980s. Their brand of speed and style won them fans worldwide – and many races.
But road racing is a dangerous sport, the roads that make up the circuits are lined with fences, stone walls, houses, streetlights and road signs. All the ‘furniture’ feels very hard when a rider comes to a dead stop from nearly 200mph.
Despite serious crashes and injuries both Joey and Robert raced on until the sport that had given them so much took their lives.
Now Robert’s sons Michael and William race.
This is the story of why…