1968 Norton Commando on 2040-motos
Norton Commando description
1968 NORTON Commando 750cc Fastback
Excellent condition. Runs & rides as good as it looks.
This is the first iteration of the Commando Fastback with the round tank badges.In 1970 I started riding Nortons in the Ozark Mountains, and I have been riding one of various models ever since. My present Norton I acquired from the Norton Owners Club in Canada and imported it. I have a clear Arkansas title & registration.
Since I've had the bike, new Amal carbs have been fitted along with new Avons, speedo cable, and fresh dark green paint (the bike came from Canada in a flawless red color, but I'm not fond of riding anything painted red). The only issue is that the 4:1 ratio of the tachometer is matched to a tachometer drive of 2:1 ratio, which results in the instrument reading twice the number of rpms. To compensate, I have reduced the price from $10,500. All else on the machine is functional and in order as it should be.
This machine I had set up for the duration, but at this point in life I find that the Commando is too long, too high, and too heavy for me. If anyone has a 1960-1963 standard Norton 600cc Dominator model 99 of like condition, I would be happy to swap even.
You are welcome to come by for a test ride. Any form of payment is acceptable or upon pick-up here in Hot Springs National Park.
Shipping is also possible per buyer's preferences and expense.
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Moto blogWed, 02 Dec 2009 00:00:00 -0800
NEC Birmingham 2009 – The bikes, the babes, the kit and the people. Raptors & Rockets present the 2009 Carole Nash international motorcycle & scooter show from Birmingham, UK. Check out the video highlight list and Tor Sagen’s video walk through from the 2009 NEC show.Fri, 15 Mar 2013 00:00:00 -0700
Norton Motorcycles has acquired the Donington Hall estate in the U.K., including its 25 acres of land from airline company British Airways. The property also includes the 45,000 square foot Hastings House facility will become Norton’s new production facility and design studio. Until now, Norton has been operating out of the Donington Park circuit, which was formerly part of the Donington Hall estate.Thu, 05 Mar 2009 00:00:00 -0800
Get the Flash Player to see this player. Short Synopsis: When a young man is confronted with his mortality, he takes a cross-country road trip on a vintage motorcycle (a Norton Commando). One Week tells the story of Ben Tyler (Joshua Jackson), in his mid-twenties, who flees from the confines of his life—an impending marriage, a job he’s not entirely happy with and a recent diagnosis—in order to attempt to live more fully.
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