Tagged: Commando

1971 Norton Commando Street Scrambler

1971 Norton Commando Street Scrambler

When I first saw this 1971 Norton Commando, with its front fender and high pipes, I thought it was a little different. When I read the SS 750, I knew something was different. When...

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...

1971 Norton Commando Cafe Racer for Sale

1971 Norton Commando Cafe Racer for Sale

This is a really beautiful Norton Commando in prime condition.  I typically prefer the look of unfaired bikes from this period, but you can’t argue with the quality on display here: take a look...

1971 Norton Commando for Sale

1971 Norton Commando for Sale

The British biking industry fell on hard times in the 70’s and 80’s.  And, let’s be honest: in the 90’s.  But Triumph has walked a long, hard road out of hell, and their current...

1969 Norton 750 Commando Fastback

1969 Norton 750 Commando Fastback

The Norton Commando Fastback follows the classic British sport bike formula, with a powerful, twin-cylinder engine, stable handling, and tons of character. Vibration of the big 750 parallel twin was absorbed by Norton’s proprietary...

Norton Commando Dunstall Cafe

Norton Commando Dunstall Cafe

For me the Dunstall body parts are kind of a like or hate situation. Some of them are just awkward and the lines have absolutely no flow at all. That is not the case...

Unrestored 1971 Norton Commando 750

Unrestored 1971 Norton Commando 750

This is how I like to the find them. Almost all original and not restored. Bikes are only original once. I know that a concourse restore will collect more money but for me an...