Unapproachable: The 1957 Norton International Model 30 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

Unapproachable: The 1957 Norton International Model 30 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

1928 AJS 632 Four. By the 1920s, AJS had established a reputation for solid, dependable motorcycles, primarily robust 350cc singles and larger V-twins for pulling sidecars. The idea of AJS building a 4-cylinder seemed unlikely, yet if it hadn’t been for the Great Depression, the firm might have done just that. (Story by Alan Cathcart, photos by Kyoichi Nakamura. Motorcycle Classics, July/August 2012)

1928 AJS 632 Four. By the 1920s, AJS had established a reputation for solid, dependable motorcycles, primarily robust 350cc singles and larger V-twins for pulling sidecars. The idea of AJS building a 4-cylinder seemed unlikely, yet if it hadn’t been for the Great Depression, the firm might have done just that. (Story by Alan Cathcart, photos by Kyoichi Nakamura. Motorcycle Classics, July/August 2012)

Why a Norton?     There was a local British motorcycle shop that I purchased parts from when I restored my Firebird Scrambler. They held Br...

Why a Norton? There was a local British motorcycle shop that I purchased parts from when I restored my Firebird Scrambler. They held Br...

Norton International Model 30 | Norton #Motorcycles is an iconic British motorcycle manufacturer, dating back as far as 1898. Founded by James Lansdowne Norton of Birmingham, the company first started as a manufacturer of fittings and parts for the two-wheel industry.

Norton International Model 30 | Norton #Motorcycles is an iconic British motorcycle manufacturer, dating back as far as 1898. Founded by James Lansdowne Norton of Birmingham, the company first started as a manufacturer of fittings and parts for the two-wheel industry.

1952 BSA B33 vintage british motorcycle  http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2011/05/25/the-paul-dorleans-vintage-bike-buyers-guide.html

The Paul d'Orléans Vintage Bike Buyer's Guide

1952 BSA B33 vintage british motorcycle http://www.pipeburn.com/home/2011/05/25/the-paul-dorleans-vintage-bike-buyers-guide.html

Past Perfect: The 1937 Brough Superior SS100 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

Past Perfect: The 1937 Brough Superior SS100 - Classic British Motorcycles - Motorcycle Classics

1939 Vincent Series A Rapide. Because of its profusion of external oil pipes, tubes and hoses, the Vincent Series A Rapide did indeed earn the epithet “Plumber’s Nightmare.” That’s just one of the many legends surrounding Vincent motorcycles, its founder, Philip C. Vincent, and its long-time chief engineer, Philip Irving. The strange part is, just about all of the legends are true. (Story and photos by Robert Smith. Motorcycle Classics, September/October 2012)

1939 Vincent Series A Rapide. Because of its profusion of external oil pipes, tubes and hoses, the Vincent Series A Rapide did indeed earn the epithet “Plumber’s Nightmare.” That’s just one of the many legends surrounding Vincent motorcycles, its founder, Philip C. Vincent, and its long-time chief engineer, Philip Irving. The strange part is, just about all of the legends are true. (Story and photos by Robert Smith. Motorcycle Classics, September/October 2012)

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