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Forum: Old's Cool 07-18-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 504
Views: 67,065
Posted By Norton guy
That's what they called a Norton / Matchless ...

That's what they called a Norton / Matchless G15 / N15 Hybrid. when the Matchless company was breathing its last they used leftover Matchless frames with a Norton 750 motor. Depending on where...
Forum: Old's Cool 01-19-2014, 05:17 PM
Replies: 504
Views: 67,065
Posted By Norton guy
Norton pics

I'll play, here's one I built a few years ago. Bought the frame and bits on Evil Bay and made a bike out of it.
Sold it to an artist type in Manhattan with a loft full of collector bikes.
...
Forum: Orange Crush 10-11-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 257
Views: 111,340
Posted By Norton guy
KTM graphics

I got sick enough of the bubbles that I gave this carbon fiber stuff a try. It looks great and not a bubble in sight after about 3 months. There are channels in the back that must vent the trapped...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-15-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,914
Posted By Norton guy
Eldo

Correct you are my friend, it's actually a '73 but the paperwork erroneously says 74 . It didn't dawn on me until you mentioned it.
Forum: Old's Cool 08-13-2013, 12:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,914
Posted By Norton guy
1974 Eldo

Picked up on Craigs List

1974 Eldo #060100

As usual there was a story: He let someone take it on a test drive and then it made a "funny noise".

I made him a lowball offer and he took it.
...
Forum: Old's Cool 08-06-2013, 07:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,608
Posted By Norton guy
Wards Riverside

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/hk87JABVjy-SMT46pUNR2BO923GBkvFAmI_3R5hVeis=w291-h193-p-no

Just sold this one on FleaBay, headed for Brazil of all places
Forum: Road warriors 09-01-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 2,307
Views: 585,512
Posted By Norton guy
Wards

The 2 Montgomery Wards 'Giro bikes. (They followed me home so I had to keep them).



https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-NEA--QNt1yU/UEI9AjcZzsI/AAAAAAAAAmQ/8i2z1Yqfhpc/s720/DSC_0029.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2012, 09:59 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 61,116
Posted By Norton guy
Stablemates

The The two Benelli / Montgomery Wards 'Giro bikes and the Norton are getting along quite well with the KTM thank you , and no I don't think they suck .:clap
...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-20-2012, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,432
Views: 640,722
Posted By Norton guy
Bambi / KTM video

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/_TQMo7IU6-o" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315" width="420"></iframe>

This guy is focused!
Forum: Orange Crush 08-20-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,208
Posted By Norton guy
street wheels

Woodys is a good source, I put a set of Aprilia tubeless rims on my 950:clap


http://www.woodyswheelworks.com/home.htm
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-21-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Trials

What time are you heading out?
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-11-2012, 07:34 PM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Rossi

Thanks for the clip, the Doctor is just incredible! :eek1
Forum: Old's Cool 03-30-2012, 08:22 PM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,093,932
Posted By Norton guy
John Renwick Vincent / Nitrous

Take a look at these old geezers, running a hyper modified Vincent on nitrous

<iframe src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/NQIhqazUHg8" allowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="315"...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-22-2011, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,093,932
Posted By Norton guy
<object style="height: 390px; width:...

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Forum: Old's Cool 10-14-2011, 07:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,850
Posted By Norton guy
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-QbUpvWfYl1Y/TpM...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-QbUpvWfYl1Y/TpM5NC3qWBI/AAAAAAAAA98/3ywWAGMKn9A/s640/Barber%2525202011079.jpg

Kevin Schwantz was there too. He won his races.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-11-2011, 06:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,850
Posted By Norton guy
Tom Fornier in the lead, not bad for a guy...

Tom Fornier in the lead, not bad for a guy missing a leg.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 3,093,932
Posted By Norton guy
It followed me home, can I keep it??

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-9Qf_p0DkhjU/Tn_WkuQtZ0I/AAAAAAAAAbU/pEuwBJA-Z-E/s720/Benelli005.jpg

Just picked up another EBay orphan, Montgomery Wards (Benelli) Riverside 250. Looked like the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-30-2011, 08:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,850
Posted By Norton guy
We supply leathers and gloves to Ryan and the...

We supply leathers and gloves to Ryan and the boys, he's seriously fast and a really nice kid. Shame they've had some trouble with the T140 but Keith knows what it takes to make a Triumph run hard,...
Forum: Orange Crush 08-01-2011, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By Norton guy
I did the cheap HID conversion in the stock...

I did the cheap HID conversion in the stock headlight and it is better than the stocker, but I when I hit the lottery I'll get the Euro light.

When the bulb is extended for "hi beam" it does move...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-23-2011, 07:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Norton guy
auction VF1000R

Last bump before the auction this weekend
:norton
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-09-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Norton guy
Estate Auction

Bumpity
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-02-2011, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Norton guy
auction VF1000R

Funny you grabbed the pic of the VFR1000R, I owned it for a while and sold it to Lynn, 120HP back in the 80's was pretty neat!:eek1
Heavy and hot like riding a 4 burner stove at low speeds...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Norton guy
auction

Yeah, makes you think dunnit?


All that cool stuff you've stashed away and then .....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 06-01-2011, 12:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,034
Posted By Norton guy
Estate Auction June 25

Harris estate Auction in Norwood ma (http://www.jwoodandcompany.com/2011_harris/Harris_estate_auction.html)
A good friend of mine passed away quite suddenly last year, this is the auction for his...
Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2011, 03:06 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By Norton guy
Barber's pics

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Forum: Old's Cool 04-01-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,718
Posted By Norton guy
Duck porn

I tripped over this site for air cooled Ducati stuff, have a look, some serious Ducati Love here.

http://www.beveltech.net/
Forum: Orange Crush 03-09-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 823
Posted By Norton guy
Slip ons

Sort of depends on whether you're paying retail for the slipons etc. I bought a set from an inmate , no worries.
Lighter weight, better sounds, what was the question?:clap
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 10-04-2010, 07:53 PM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Cranberry tour

Dayum, missing another local ride because of previous engagements.

Not so bad this time though, as we're heading to Barber Motorsports Park for their Vintage Festival weekend, should be a good...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 09-10-2010, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
European Bike Day at Museum of Transportation

Just in case anyone missed it, Sunday Sept 12 at the Larz Anderson Museum of Transportation in Brookline:

Larz...
Forum: Orange Crush 09-01-2010, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,445
Posted By Norton guy
Seat

A Corbin came with my bike (950) in addition to the low gel. I sold the Corbin on EBay after one ride. Will probably go the Renazco route over the winter.
Duane:norton
Forum: Orange Crush 08-31-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,669
Posted By Norton guy
Windscreen

Me likey too.....source??
Forum: Orange Crush 08-26-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,940
Posted By Norton guy
19" & 17"

I'm running the 19 and 17 inch tubeless Aprilia style Woody's wheels and there is some serious grip available even with Avon Distanzia's. No need to drag the footpegs even at ass puckering speed,...
Forum: Old's Cool 07-23-2010, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15,066
Views: 8,466,314
Posted By Norton guy
Guzzi

From the 2004 Milan / EICMA

http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/0/9/6/6/3/5/webimg/95932725_o.jpg
Forum: Orange Crush 07-21-2010, 06:52 AM
Replies: 547
Views: 73,363
Posted By Norton guy
You know you're a 950 ADV rider when....

You show up at your Sunday morning ride group (lotsa Harley's) and they look at the bike like it comes from another planet.

Conversation goes like this:

Q. Kind of a mountain goat innit?
A....
Forum: Orange Crush 07-17-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 10,322
Views: 2,120,669
Posted By Norton guy
Woody's

Just put on the Woody's 19/17 tubeless superlace rims that I got from an inmate :clap. Sorry for the crappy pics but it's late.

http://img.auctiva.com/imgdata/0/9/6/6/3/5/webimg/390629789_o.jpg...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 05-03-2010, 03:17 PM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Grabit

Yes, Grabits work amazingly well. Aslo you can use a drill bit big enough so the head of the bolt falls off, remove the exhaust and get in there with vise grips etc. to grab what's left of the bolt. ...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-25-2010, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
crazy train

I see you got some new rubber on the big girl.
Wish I could have gotten out today but I could only squeeze in an early morning street ride before I had to attend some family festivities.:cry
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-13-2010, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Man, I need a job like yours, I'm chained to this...

Man, I need a job like yours, I'm chained to this place and it isn't even a real job!!
Maybe Sunday is doable.

:norton
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 04-11-2010, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 1,602,497
Posted By Norton guy
http://lh3.ggpht.com/_rzGCV9IteX0/S1h2bTPNFcI/AAAA...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_rzGCV9IteX0/S1h2bTPNFcI/AAAAAAAAAHM/3KGVS18lMd8/s640/P5120021.JPG


Commando project bike I built to show off some of our Brit bike farkles.
We sold it a few months...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-11-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,418
Views: 454,196
Posted By Norton guy
Cranberry country ride

You riding Dirt bikes or that Giant Silver Thing?

:wink:
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