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Posted February 04, 2015 - 04:38 PM

For all you bikers out there!  I thought this was pretty cool and very well done.

 

https://www.youtube....bed/iKqpvriKZuA


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Posted February 04, 2015 - 05:36 PM

Thanks.  My 10 yr. old Grandson is going to love that. ( he won't have a clue what a Norton Commando is all about, but he loves his transformers.)   Rick


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Posted February 04, 2015 - 05:47 PM

Bill, that was very cool. Thanks for sharing !! :thumbs:


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Posted February 04, 2015 - 06:06 PM

Neat video, I always wanted the Triumph. Gears & brakes were bass akwards on the Norton.
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Posted February 04, 2015 - 07:02 PM

. Gears & brakes were bass akwards on the Norton.

So was my Triumph 250.   It was a PIA to keep running, but it was a blast to ride.   Rick


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Posted February 04, 2015 - 11:47 PM

Neat video, I always wanted the Triumph. Gears & brakes were bass akwards on the Norton.

ALL the real bikes were that way until the early '70's. Had a Commando once and it was a blast.


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Posted February 05, 2015 - 05:49 AM

I never rode the Triunph, but did the Norton almost laid it down. I got a lower gear instead of brakes.

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Posted February 05, 2015 - 08:02 AM

That was great! You've got to love the British sense of humour! I haven't thought about a Commando for a long time. I remember lusting after a Red one way back in the 70s. That transforming one was really quiet. I prefer to remember them as louder and meaner than that one seemed! 


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Posted February 05, 2015 - 11:01 AM

That was great! You've got to love the British sense of humour! I haven't thought about a Commando for a long time. I remember lusting after a Red one way back in the 70s. That transforming one was really quiet. I prefer to remember them as louder and meaner than that one seemed! 

 

A very good friend of mine, when I was a teen, had a GL750 Matchless, one of the last ones to come off the assembly line. At that point Norton had bought out Matchless and the Matchless was very much like a Norton.  I loved that bike and to this day I would just love to have one. 


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