RICHARD NORTON <firstname.lastname@example.org> to MCPOTD@gmail.com
Your new site looks great; it’s always part of my daily ‘fix’ along with Southsiders, LeDepassione and CafeRacerCulture.
Hope you like it…. Attached is (I think) a really atmospheric shot of me on my newly bought ’75 Commando taken in the back streets of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1988.
Still have this bike plus the Norton that it replaced although the Commando is undergoing a bit of a radical transformation at the moment. Hope to have both machines back on the road this year after breaks of 7 and 22 years respectively. (due to other bike projects plus family commitments).
Thanks for the photo. I certainly understand the Family commitment “distractions”… Need to get cranking on my Project-X soon. Delays delays delays..
Stunner! From over on ADV Rider.
Taken in the back shop of out a local salvage yard/bike shop. The owner built this for his girlfriend. As seen in a previous post.
I actually think it’s overdone a little but what the heck…. It’s “making the rounds” lately. I’m not really a huge fan of HDR photography either. Seems overdone lately…
Some brothers surprise their dad with a special Christmas present. They sneak his basket case 69 Norton out of his basement and get it fully restored for a Christmas present all without him knowing it. A WIN all around!
…and not on a small scale either. They’re talking MotoGP. Is it possible that the new Rotary has been developed to the point that it could compete in GP? Will the rules even allow for a rotary bike? If not GP can it race in WSB? This should be interesting. Turn up the volume LOUD!
Here are some vids of the new Rotax powered racebike being developed….
And of the original early 90’s F1 Rotax bikes warming up.. “Filmed at Bob Mac memorial race meeting at East Fortune on 14/6/09”