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Forum: Old's Cool 07-27-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,663
Posted By jeandr
The Old Brits starter is based on the QPD design...

The Old Brits starter is based on the QPD design with some improvements such as an outrigger bearing for the transmission. Both require major modifications to the engine cradle and to the inner and...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,663
Posted By jeandr
The stock Norton starter works well if it has...

The stock Norton starter works well if it has been modified with a four pole motor, the problems can come from the sprag clutch which is not strong enough, after a while, the inner race can become...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,663
Posted By jeandr
It is also completely reversible, you can take it...

It is also completely reversible, you can take it off and put back the stock parts and no one would know it was ever there.

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By jeandr
I finished it last week and did not have time to...

I finished it last week and did not have time to ride it more than up and down the street. So far the front brake looks like a winner, very powerful, the back one will need some bedding down before...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,487
Posted By jeandr
Norton Commando done my way

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/Cafe_Commando/143e606e.jpg

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/Cafe_Commando/48b43d38.jpg


Except for the paint, my Norton...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-26-2011, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,663
Posted By jeandr
Electric starter for Norton Commando

Hervé Hamon came to visit and brought a starter kit he and his brother Paul made for Norton Commandos. Hervé and Paul are the owners of Alton, makers of replacement alternators for Vincents,...
Forum: Old's Cool 03-05-2010, 05:10 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Uncomfortable riding position, nothing close to a...

Uncomfortable riding position, nothing close to a racer of any type so NOT a café racer seen with MY eyes. The only saving grace it has is the powerplant :evil

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 03-01-2010, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Here you go... ...

Here you go...

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/3319-cafe-racer-termine_raw-1.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/3322-cafe-racer-termine_raw-1.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2010, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
When I was younger, the whole idea of a café...

When I was younger, the whole idea of a café racer was to make a stock bike:
1- look different than a stocker
2- look different than your buddies
3- make it handle better
4- make it perform...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-28-2010, 07:47 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Question With clip-ons, would it have been a café racer...

With clip-ons, would it have been a café racer images/icons/icon5.gif

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-27-2010, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7,358
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Posted By jeandr
Even if I am the only one thinking so, this is a...

Even if I am the only one thinking so, this is a café racer. Shows that something good can be done with a Harley.

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-25-2010, 05:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,973
Posted By jeandr
For anyone interested, my bike will be on display...

For anyone interested, my bike will be on display at the Montreal Motorcycle Show this week end :clap

http://www.salonmotomontreal.com/this-year.php

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2010, 11:30 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Google may be everyone's friend, but it can't...

Google may be everyone's friend, but it can't find a Norton on that site

If I had searched for 940SS, then I would have found it, but it's late for me :evil

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-24-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
:clap really nice! Do you have a link to...

:clap really nice!

Do you have a link to the builder? other pictures would be nice too .

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-19-2010, 12:58 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
:pep I saw the "OLD" after I had posted, if the...

:pep I saw the "OLD" after I had posted, if the post is offensive, I will delete the corresponding pictures. How old does the bike have to be tho:gerg

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
A few café racers

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/5ee1f409.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/bf94a2e6.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:19 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Last one

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/c938755e.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/5b1ab066.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:18 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Still a few more

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/5daf39c7.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:17 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Still a few more

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/7f9dfcc2.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Still a few more

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/273f5b2c.jpg

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/47250445.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Still a few more

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/aeca2cc3.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Sorry, that is the only one I have. That is...

Sorry, that is the only one I have. That is indeed a nice one.

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-18-2010, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Nice Norton

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/filles/7c50d061.jpg

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-15-2010, 09:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,297
Posted By jeandr
$150 is a good price Don't forget the beer...

$150 is a good price

Don't forget the beer :D

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-10-2010, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
That looks like a Suzuki Water Buffalo (GT750)...

That looks like a Suzuki Water Buffalo (GT750) front brake, but it doesn't look stock, what was done to it?

Jean
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
More of my pics from different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/a07aa366.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/3c643ecf.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Bultaco Metralla

Metrallas are the café bike of all time and a factory offering nontheless, I wonder what the stylists had to do to let that one through unless the whole operation was run by enthousiasts.

...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 03:07 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
More of my pics from different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/dc774a01.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/151ad9d2.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
More of my pics from different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/a2d1c63e.jpg

Not café racers, but a nice BSA is so rare, this one is worth a look
...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
More of my pics from different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/b57807a7.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/f3ba596d.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
More of my pics from different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/4b5ac7a9.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/b2f5f91b.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 02-09-2010, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Pics I took at different race tracks

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/1c1e9249.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/cafe-racers/2accf682.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-27-2010, 08:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,297
Posted By jeandr
Bring a case of beer or a good port (Ramos Pinto...

Bring a case of beer or a good port (Ramos Pinto Colheita :wink: ), bring some cash, but don't offer too much, less than $100, say $40 for the whole lot or $50 if he helps you load it up. Don't go...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2010, 11:25 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
EXIF tells all

The EXIF says it was taken by a Canon EOS 1DMKII on 2009-09-30, so it's not an old picture, and if the camera was used to take a picture of a picture there would be some evidence of that. I just...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-25-2010, 09:05 PM
Replies: 15,770
Views: 9,188,036
Posted By jeandr
Cutie :D ...

Cutie :D

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/1d7a174d.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 01-11-2010, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
A few café bikes from Brit Iron Rebels

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/1-roll.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/10-roll.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/4-roll.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-23-2009, 09:07 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
Yamaha SR Singles from Japan

http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/sr-1.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/sr-2.jpg
http://i198.photobucket.com/albums/aa4/jeandr_photo/sr-3.jpg...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-20-2009, 12:04 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 28,588
Posted By jeandr
Question Seems like everyone has a story about taking any...

Seems like everyone has a story about taking any bike for a trip and then "the thing blew up" I have had at least one Norton since 1969 and the only time I walked home (well I hitched a ride in a car...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-19-2009, 08:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 28,588
Posted By jeandr
Take a look at this forum...

Take a look at this forum http://www.accessnorton.com/?sid=88031df36dd836cfae84c2f0d35d482f lots and lots of information and very knowledgeable folks there.

Every bike breaks, otherwise there...
Forum: Old's Cool 12-07-2009, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7,358
Views: 3,370,279
Posted By jeandr
That brake looks awsome it looks exactly like one...

That brake looks awsome it looks exactly like one of those http://www.discovolantemoto.co.uk/brakes/tz-replica-brake-260mm/prod_224.html Gee it's nice to have money

Jean
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