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  • 1972 Norton Commando Interstate1972 Norton Commando Interstate (1972)
    I am relisting this bike in response to the many bidders who contacted me following "no sale" at the established reserve price.  The original ad, updated, follows below: _____________________________________ Selling my beloved Norton - age and arthritis dictate that it is time to give her up.  A "daily rider" - not showroom or museum quality, but a nice, good-looking bike you can happily ride.  It  -IS- a Norton, and it -IS- 40+ years old.  There is a nice patina of age on the mechanicals.  The paint is mostly good, with a couple of minor scuffs on the tank - see photos.  The tank and side panels are the original fiberglas, with appropriate age and stress markings.  The tank has been sealed at some point in the past.  I have used nothing but non-ethanol gasoline since I purchased the bike about ten years ago. The frame has paint nicks from 40 years of use, but no rust - see photos.  Features (and 'year' or 'mileage', if known):  Single Mikuni Conversion -2011; Boyer-Brandsen Ignition; New F&R Dunlop tires  - at ~23000 miles-  About 900 miles on tires; New mufflers -2011; new handbuilt rearsets  - 2011; European Bars; Custom "step" seat; dual LOUD horns, mounted where they can be heard; both center- and side-stands.  The speedometer was replaced with a new unit in 2010; the mileage at the time was 23601.  Since then, I have only ridden about 347 miles - a few miles more than shown in the photo.  So the actual mileage as best I know it is 23948 as of this writing.  This is a USED and VINTAGE motorcycle, sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS, with no other warranty, express or implied.  It -IS- a Norton, and will mark its territory with a few drops of oil immediately after a ride.  Otherwise, it is reasonably "oil-tight."  Study the photographs carefully and bid appropriately.  Pickup and shipping are the responsibility of buyer.  I can deliver to Buyer or transport agent within 25 miles of Idaho Falls, ID, zip code 83401.  Paypal only.  $500 non-refundable Paypal deposit within 48 hours of winning bid.  Balance due within seven calendar days of winning bid via Paypal or Cash-In-Hand to Seller.  Motorcycle, title, and keys will be released to Buyer or buyer's agent upon complete deposit of purchase price in Seller's bank. On Aug-27-13 at 17:12:07 PDT, seller added the following information:  I am relisting this bike in response to the many bidders who contacted me following "no sale" at the established reserve price.  The original ad, updated, follows below: _____________________________________ Selling my beloved Norton - age and arthritis dictate that it is time to give her up.  A "daily rider" - not showroom or museum quality, but a nice, good-looking bike you can happily ride.  "Combat" engine, as were all 72 Interstates.
    2013-09-03 14:05:20
    Idaho Falls, Idaho, US
    23,948
    3,605.00

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The new headquarters of Norton Motorcycles has officially opened

Mon, 22 Nov 2021

The British motorcycle manufacturer announced the opening of the plant in Solihull and the readiness to produce up to 8,000 motorcycles per year. Not only production is located at the new location: from now on, the R&D department, the design center, and offices are based in Solihull. Moreover, it will also have its own showroom, a small museum and even a motorcycle service center.

Norton V4SV: the most luxurious British sportbike ever created

Fri, 12 Nov 2021

The Solihull company announced nothing less than the beginning of a new era of British motorcycle construction. And the symbol of the beginning of this era will be the Norton V4SV sportbike, presented at once in two versions: Manx and Carbon. Scheduled for release next year, the V4SV is powered by a 1,200cc V-4-cylinder engine, developed in-house.

The new Norton plant has been launched

Fri, 23 Apr 2021

At the first stage, the Brits will be engaged in the production of Commando 961, then the range of models produced will expand.The British brand, now owned by the Indian company TVS, is returning to the market as planned. The first step was the launch of a new plant in Solihull. The production capacity of the plant with an area of ​​about 7000 sq.

The first Norton to roll off the assembly line in 2021 will be Commando

Wed, 23 Dec 2020

The British company plans to produce 40 motorcycles of this model, most of which have already been prepaid. And only after the end of the story with Commando, the company will move on to the assembly of the V4 model, and then the two long-awaited Atlases. According to the company's management, the new model, Norton Atlas, currently still requires a number of final fine-tuning works before the start of mass production.

Production of 650cc Norton models will start at the end of next year

Tue, 17 Nov 2020

In addition to the release of V4 and Commando models, the British plan to expand their lineup. The Norton V4 and Commando motorcycles, presented to the public in 2018, will not start rolling off the assembly line until the end of 2021. This is primarily due to the fact that Norton, owned by the Indian company TVS, is currently busy transferring production from Donnington Hall to Solihull.

Norton has announced a stylish scrambler

Sun, 08 Jul 2018

The boss of the British brand, Stuart Garner, published images of a promising model on his Twitter. Norton's Atlas and P11 scramblers from the sixties will have an heir! The 650 Atlas Scrambler, based on the same models from the past, still exists in virtual reality and is content only with the status of a concept.

Norton reveals plans for the future

Tue, 04 Aug 2015

According to unofficial information, the plant plans to produce a sportbike that can compete with the Ducati 1299 Panigale and Superleggera IS. Norton's head of design, Simon Skinner, revealed that the bike will be powered by a brand new V4 1200cc engine and 200+ horsepower.

Third Annual ‘The MEET’ at ACM

Tue, 26 Aug 2014

More than 2,000 attendees visited America’s Car Museum for its 3rd annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival ‘The MEET’ last weekend in Tacoma, Washington, where over 300 motorcycles and scooters were showcased on the Haub Family Field at LeMay. The event drew pre-1981 motorcycles and scooters from the U.S. and Canada, including an antique motorcycle display, swap meet, cruise-in and a 78-mile roundtrip tour from ACM’s Anderson Plaza to Mt. Rainier.

“The Meet” Vintage Motorcycle Show This Saturday

Mon, 18 Aug 2014

The stage is set for ”The Meet at ACM” motorcycle show this weekend in Tacoma, WA. While festivities will begin on Friday evening, America’s Car Museum (ACM) will host the third annual Vintage Motorcycle Festival on Saturday from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Organizers expect 450 vintage motorcycles and scooters from all over the nation to attend.

Kevin Schwantz To Race Goodwood Aboard Norton Featherbed

Wed, 23 Jul 2014

If you didn’t already notice, Kevin Schwantz has a full plate this year. At 50 years young, the 1993 500cc World Champion will be competing at the prestigious Suzuka 8-Hours in a few weeks, and he’s followed that up with the announcement he will be making his Goodwood Revival debut during the September 12-14 event on an iconic Manx Norton ‘Featherbed’. Schwantz, last raced on UK soil during the 1994 British 500cc Grand Prix at Donington Park, but will tackle the daunting Goodwood Motor Circuit this year in the Barry Sheene Memorial Trophy, which will be run for bikes of 1951-54 period.