Tagged: Norton

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

1962 Norton Manx Race Bike for Sale

The Norton Manx was a racing motorcycle built from 1947 to 1962. Just think about that for a second: it was a motorcycle that was good enough to be competitive, not just on the...

1952 Norton Manx 40M

1952 Norton Manx 40M

The “Norton Winning Way” was a catch phrase that was used by Norton to sell on Monday after they won on Sunday. One of the most successful Nortons ever was its OHC Manx racer....

1964 Norton Atlas Race Bike for Sale

1964 Norton Atlas Race Bike for Sale

Powered by Norton’s proven parallel twin and suspended in their simple and rigid “Featherbed Frame”, the bike, the Atlas features classic British styling and an evocative name. The British biking industry is rightly famed...

Something a Little Different: 1970 Norton 750S Custom

Something a Little Different: 1970 Norton 750S Custom

The iconic Commando was an example of classic British ingenuity: decidedly old-tech, but featuring simple innovations to keep it competitive in the marketplace. A needed bump in power necessitated a corresponding increase in displacement....

As Seen on TV: 1974 Norton Commando

As Seen on TV: 1974 Norton Commando

Aside from rakish good looks that embody the best of the era, this particular Norton Commando appears to have had a bit of a brush with television fame, having been built by a shop...

1964 Triton for Sale

1964 Triton for Sale

I don’t often write up Triumphs here because they’re comparatively not all that rare. TriTONS, however, fit the bill and this 1964 example is exactly the kind of bike you’d want to buy: reluctant...

1973 Norton Commando Interstate

1973 Norton Commando Interstate

My recent “blue” theme continues this week with a very, very clean 1973 Norton Commando Interstate. The different Nortons of this period are largely differentiated by cosmetic and ergonomic details: they all used the...

1968 Rickman Metisse Roadracer for Sale

1968 Rickman Metisse Roadracer for Sale

This 1968 Rickman Metisse caught my eye last week.  The Rickman brothers began their bike-building business in the 50’s and 60’s by designing frames to cradle the typically ill-handling bikes of the era. Early...