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Ahead of Its Time: 1974  John Player Norton Commando for Sale

Ahead of Its Time: 1974 John Player Norton Commando for Sale

You’d be forgiven for not realizing that this very strange-looking John Player Norton Replica is, under the skin, a Commando: buyers didn’t know quite what to do with this at the time, either. It’s...

Retro-Futuristic: 1974 John Player Norton Replica Replica for Sale

Retro-Futuristic: 1974 John Player Norton Replica Replica for Sale

Well, this John Player Norton Replica isn’t American, but at least it’s red, white and blue to celebrate the Fourth of July… Of course, “John Player” wasn’t a person. This bike was from the...

No Haters: 1974 John Player Norton 850 in Denmark

No Haters: 1974 John Player Norton 850 in Denmark

In spite of all the race-replica motorcycles named after their riders like this week’s Eddie Lawson Replica Kawasaki, the John Player Norton was not actually named after a particular rider. It was named after...

The tale of two John Player Nortons

The tale of two John Player Nortons

Norton and their Winning Ways were making a comeback in the 1970’s, and with the backing of John Player Tobacco Company, they were back on the track. The Norton Atlas had grown into the...

1974 John Player Norton Commando 850

1974 John Player Norton Commando 850

Built to capitalize on Norton’s racing efforts of the 70’s the John Player Norton is an odd-looking beast, with twin, endurance-style headlamps in an aerodynamic fairing. While the styling is, to my eye, slightly...

So you want to be a player? 1974 John Player Norton

So you want to be a player? 1974 John Player Norton

For Sale: 1974 John Player Norton Here we have a very classic Norton – a John Player model – with only 15,636 miles. The bike is not restored and far from perfect, but looks...

Better Than New: 1974 Norton VR880 Kenny Dreer Commando

Better Than New: 1974 Norton VR880 Kenny Dreer Commando

The original resto-mod, the Kenny Dreer VR880 was basically a vintage Norton Commando with most of the quirks ironed out and all of the character left in. Unlike John Player, Kenny Dreer was an...