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Norton September 6, 2022 posted by

The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get: 1974 Norton John Player Special

One has to wonder if Joe Walsh wasn’t contemplating the Norton John Player Special when the Barnstormers released their seminal album. A blatant tobacco advert in the form of racing sponsorship, the John Player Special was essentially a stone stock Norton Commando with novel bodywork. This was a pure marketing play that intended to drive boatloads of customers to Norton’s door, but instead created a true icon; a limited production, very rare edition that would escalate in value in the passing decades.

1974 Norton John Player Special for sale on eBay

The most expensive of the Nortons parked in front of the dealer shop, the John Player Special (JPS for short if you like your acronyms), was a classic British twin wrapped in the cloak of sporty intentions. The bodywork was novel; clean at the rear, with real race bike intent, and more of an endurance look up front with the bar ends covered. The elephant in the showroom, however, was the full frontal view: massive twin headlights with a massive gap between them. It was a love it or hate it moment, not entirely unlike the Ducati 999 debacle that erupted 30 years later. The look is polarizing, but the remainder of the silhouette remains classic and charming.

From the seller:
1974 John Player Special Norton 850cc Commando Factory Competition Replica

One of the nicest JPS Norton’s in existence. She starts, runs, shifts and stops like new, watch the video below. Her condition is near mint… With the exception of the original racing body work in amazing condition, this JPS Norton has only 2 brake-in miles! since a nut and bold restoration completed this summer by SoloMoto in Greenwich, CT and is a proper collectors bike. Aside for two small blemishes on the original faring, she is utterly mint.

More from the seller:
Back Ground: The Norton Road race team sponsorship by the John Player tobacco company was a new commando model, the John Player Norton – or “JPS” for short. It was announced for the 1974 sale season, equipped with a streamlined, twin headlight half fairing and matching tank/seat unit in the John Player livery. Beneath the endurance-race inspired bodywork was a standard issue MK2A Commando 850. The “gas tank” is actually a fiberglass cover hiding an elongated steel roadster tank buffered by rubber mounting on the isolastic frame to reduce vibration. This was the first introduction of the revolutionary feather bed frame.

JPS this is unique and special model, production totaling for 1974 & 75 is only about 200units, with only 120 shipped to the US. The factory JPN won 14international races including the Transatlantic Trophy, the Formula750cc Isle of Man TT, the British 750cc Championship and the MCN Superbike Championship.

Today’s example has seen some restoration work, and the paintwork appears to be bright in color. The white mag wheels are an interesting add on, with the factory JPS bikes sporting laced-up spoke wheels. Those wheels practically make the bike appear brighter than stock, which makes me wonder if the main fairings were repainted a slightly different color than stock. The tail paint also appears slightly different than the standard JPS, as the red paint does not go up all the way to the top of the tail – but again, that could be my eyes or my lack of knowledge of the intricate variants of the model run. Finally, the stripe under the windscreen with the Union Jack does not appear in any of the catalogs or brochures I researched. But again, I do not claim to be an aficionado of the model, and acknowledge that there may be differences across so few bikes from a small vendor. There are some minor marks in the paint in a couple of places, and the fairing bodywork does appear to be delaminating on both sides where the flat edges meet the sides. Mechanically, this bike is said to have gone through a complete nut and bolt restoration, so that should bode well for the next rider. The pipes are not stock, but should emit quite the bark at full song. You can check out all of the details on this one HERE, and be sure to share your thoughts on the JPS. Do you love it, or does the bug-eye look scare you away? Good Luck!!

MI

The Smoker You Drink, the Player You Get: 1974 Norton John Player Special
Norton December 1, 2021 posted by

Modern Yet Retro: Brand New 2016 Norton 961

A little while ago I made a post about what I thought was a very special vintage Norton.  Some loved to see an older performance bike, but others were less impressed.  One even commented, and questioned the bikes ability to wheelie.  Hopefully this Norton redeems myself and appeals to some of our inner hooligans as well as fans of vintage bikes.

With over 80 horsepower moving about 400 pounds the bike is sure to put a smile on anyone’s face.  Modern Ohlins suspension and Brembo brakes ensure everything is kept under control while enjoying the bike.  Styling is unmistakably a Norton, and it walks the retro line very well.  It clearly is a modern bike paying tribute to the past, but is not pandering, or trying too hard.

This example is being sold as a brand new bike.  The $19,569 asking price on eBay is very close to what the original MSRP would have been a few years ago.  Maybe a shrewd negotiator can get a slightly better discount.  The green color beautifully suits the lines of the bike, and looks amazing with the gold accents of the suspension.

From The Seller’s eBay Listing:

This Norton 961 is in new condition however due to its age we are selling this bike without any warranty or implied conditions. Therefore this bike is sold as is however we will run up this motorcycle for you if you are seriously interested and or can send you a video of it running if required

Blackfoot Motosports is selling off our collection of Vintage motorcycles. These bikes have been stored in doors heated for many years and we have decided to put these Vintage Motorcycles on the market for customers to have the opportunity to purchase and enjoy rather then having them in storage at our dealership.

A bike like this is an emotional purchase.  Sure the money could be spent on something that laps a track faster, or maybe on something more beautiful to stick in the back of a man cave, but for those that desire a bike with modern components, build quality and performance, but wrapped in a vintage style, there are few real options.  Many flock to the Ducati Sport Classic, and for good reason.  But this Norton offers a very similar, but far less common package.  What would you rather have?

Modern Yet Retro: Brand New 2016 Norton 961
Classic Sport Bikes For Sale November 17, 2021 posted by

1974 Norton Cafe Racer: Vintage Dunstall Goodness

With the holiday season fast approaching and the end of the year right after that, many spend this time reflecting on the past.  They wax poetic about the good old days and times past.  No reason not to do so in a motorcycle context as well.  Even more so when epic vintage bikes like this Norton Commando are on the market.  This era of motorcycle is seen as the birth place of the modern sports bike.  A time when the lines between race and road blurred.

Norton Commandos need very little introduction.  Instantly recognizable and universally loved for the iconic style and sound.  The market for clean stock examples is on fire these days, but it has been a while since a tuned racer has been offered to the public.  This bike is not some cosmetic cafe racer built with a fairing bolted on and a cut seat.  This one was built by the one and only Kenny Cummings of NYC Norton.   Anyone that is not familiar with his work should spend some time digging around his website.  It is filled with amazing street and race bikes.  He is the go to guy in this world, so it is amazing to see one of his bikes for sale.

From The Seller’s eBay Listing:

1974 Norton Commando For Sale

I am selling my Norton Commando Dunstall Café Racer.

The bike was built as a Dunstall café racer by NYC Norton’s Kenny Cummings about ten years ago.

I then couldn’t resist turning it into a Production Racer for a few track days.

It is now back in its “street legal” Dunstall form.

Over $17,000.00 in shop bills alone not including the original donor bike, wheels, tires, paint, powder coating, etc. etc.

Bike comes with:

· Black NOS Dunstall fairing, fiberglass tank, two up seat and other Dunstall accessories.

· Mick Hemmings floating front disk brake and alloy front wheel.

· Dave Taylor Head Steady

· Steve Maney Belt Drive.

· Boyer Electronic Ignition.

· Mikuni 32mm Carburetors.

· Buchanan rear alloy wheel.

· Avon Race Tires/ Street tires.

· Re-laced steel wheels with stainless spokes.

· Build sheets available.

· More pictures available.

· Receipts available.

· Dyno charts. (58 H.P.) @rear wheel.

· Spare Avon “sprint” fairing.

· Pit Bull stand.

Bob McKeever clip-ons.
Doc Z starter
Norton Production Racer body parts.

The seller highlights a laundry list of top tier components used in the build, and even quotes an eye watering bill from NYC Norton for all the work.  At a starting price of $10,000 on the eBay listing, there is no way anyone could duplicate this bike for that number.  Unsure where the reserve is, so it will be interesting to watch the listing and see where bidding goes.  A bike like this offers a very versatile option to a buyer.  It can be an entry ticket into vintage racing, a sure fire conversation piece at the local bike night, an exciting weekend ride or just something beautiful to stare at in the garage.

 

 

 

1974 Norton Cafe Racer: Vintage Dunstall Goodness
Norton September 8, 2021 posted by

Norton Reboot: 961 Commando

Often motorcycles are an overly emotional object.  They are not just for point A to B transportation, they are for enjoyment.  As time marches on many find themselves enjoying experiences from the past.  Be that vintage bike that eluded them in period, or a retro styled bike that harkens back to the legends of the past.  At this point many of the main stream manufactures have entire lines of retro bikes to appeal to those looking for a vintage aesthetics, but demand modern build quality and performance.  The market for such bikes is extremely hot right now.

One example of these types of bikes that is not as widely known as it should is the modern Norton Commando 961.  Right as the world economy was in dire straights, Norton Motorcycles was attempting to make a comeback.  In 2008 they purchased a Donington Park facility to manufacture the Commando once again.  Bikes started to be delivered about two years latter.

The 961 is instantly recognizable as a Norton Commando as the engine side covers could be nothing else.  80hp is tasked with moving just over 400 pounds.  Not going to set any local lap records, but more then enough performance for its intended use.  Ohlins front and rear, Brembo calipers, modern rubber and fuel injection mean this is not your fathers Norton.  This was designed to give the owner all of the positives of a vintage bike, the look, the feel, the fun with none of the downsides like leaking oil, carbs that need to be “tickled” before starting or poor braking.

From the Seller’s eBay listing:

I’m proud to offer for sale an iconic British motorcycle that has all the modern technologies but retains the look, feel, vibration, and thundering sound of the old English cafe racers. If you are someone who treats motorcycles like museum art, and you appreciate the finest things in life, and don’t mind being the center of attention at the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, and find yourself taking pics of your motorcycle all the time from every angle…… this is the bike for you. You only live once. This is not a bike that comes on the market very often, and certainly with the extras included here, this is a rare opportunity. Bike is used and I still occasionally ride it so it does have signs of use and miles may increase.

Opening bid is $13k and there is no reserve. So, if you’re the first bidder, you’re guaranteed a great bike to add to your collection unless someone outbids you. Good luck!

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Excellent Condition. Just over 2k very responsible miles.
Recently serviced with fluid changes and heads re-torqued to spec as recommended.

Extras:
Carbon flyscreen from the Dominator
Carbon rear wheel hugger
Carbon chain guard
Zard 2:1 titanium black ceramic coated exhaust
Lithium Shorai battery
Transmission vent installed
Upgraded spark plug wires
Airbox oil drain installed
Hex head magnetic oil drain plug installed
Domino hand grips installed
Cortech tank bag fits well and is included if you want it.

IF the final selling price reaches $16,000.00, I will throw in an almost unused (worn twice) Ruby Castel St. Germain XL helmet with Equilibrialist burgundy leather smoked visor. Helmet will not be included if final price is less than $16k. Price of helmet new with accessory visor if you are able to find these beautiful helmets for sale is ~$2k.

Bike runs well, looks beautiful, and it sounds incredible!

Please view my feedback and bid with confidence.

Cash at time of pick up or direct bank transfer prior to shipping arrangements being made.

Sorry, but out of consideration for the future owner I am not offering test rides.

You are welcome to contact me and come see the bike in person before purchasing.

Bike is located on the central coast of California near Pismo Beach.

Good Luck and thanks for viewing this ad!

When new these were rather expensive motorcycles, and entered the market as many were unable to continue indulging themselves with machines like this.  Currently the Ducati Sport Classic range is super desirable, and for good reason.  Buyers of the Ducati are probably cross shopping with some of the brand new Triumph offerings, but a case can be made to include these Norton 961s on the shopping list as well.  Arguably a better spec then all but the super expensive Paul Smart versions, and a much more rare motorcycle.

It is safe to assume that many overlook the Norton due to lack of dealer support and concerns over small batch British manufacturing.  These are not things to be taken lightly, but to those willing to put in the effort and work though some obstacles there should be a very rewarding experience waiting.

 

Norton Reboot: 961 Commando
Norton March 4, 2020 posted by

Featured Listing: 1971 Norton Dunstall 810 Sleeper

Update 9.3.2020: This bike has SOLD! Congratulations to buyer and seller! -dc

By the early 1970s, if you were a roadracer or a cafe rat with a few extra shillings and a penchant for Nortons, tuner Paul Dunstall’s name was never far from your mind. A retired racer, Dunstall started knocking out performance exhausts for Nortons in his family’s scooter shop, before buying a raft of leftover Norton racing parts and building spec engines for customers. His tweaks were the stuff of legend by the end of the 1960s, and in 1971, Norton commissioned him to build a few factory-tuned bikes around the Commando platform.

1971 Norton Dunstall 810 for sale on eBay

The result was the 125-mph, 70-horsepower 1971 Norton Dunstall 810 Sleeper, a parallel twin monster sporting a tiny fiberglass fuel tank, bored out jugs and bigger cams and carburetors than the stock bike. CycleWorld hustled their tester to the magazine’s first-ever sub-12-second quarter mile. On the street, the bike would knock down the 0-60 run in less than five seconds. Heady stuff at a time when motorcycles were either Dennis Hopper’s Harley Davidson or Brian Wilson’s groovy little Honda.

This 1971 Norton Dunstall 810 Sleeper is a factory-built superbike, not one of the dozens of modified Commandos that followed the factory run. It has had a recent restoration, which included a new steel fuel tank to replace the ethanol-damaged fiberglass original. The steel tank is a great addition if you plan to ride this bike, but it would be a great idea to have the fiberglass unit restored all the same. In its 48 years, the bike hasn’t managed to crack 3,000 miles.

From the seller:

You are looking at a rare 1971 Norton Dunstall 810 Sleeper model. They say that less than five percent of advertised Dunstalls are true factory bikes, rather they are regular Nortons with added Dunstall parts. This is the real deal, an unrestored factory produced bike with 2,100 original miles. It’s in amazing original condition with great patina. It comes with incredible documentation, original bill of sale, correspondence between the original owner and Paul Dunstall, shipping forms, customs forms and more. It really belongs is a Norton collection or a museum as it’s a true time capsule.

The Sleeper model was designed to look like a regular Commando but run circles around them. This one includes the following options verses a regular Sleeper, 810 kit, Mk 4 Cams, a rare Quaife five speed transmission, high performance Dr. Gordon Blair exhaust and an electronic ignition.

The bike was just recommissioned by Jaye Strait of Britech New England, a well known British Bike expert. New carbs, coils, fuel lines, gas tank, etc. The tank was replaced due to ethanol having its way with the original fiberglass one. The new steel tank was painstakingly modified to look like the original, including reproducing the original decals and rear tank mounts. The original which is included can be repaired but we decided to go with steel for riding the bike but keep the original for collecting. The bike runs great pulls like a race horse smoothly through all gears and idles beautifully once warmed up. It’s very entertaining to ride for an almost fifty-year-old bike. However, if you are going to ride it new tires are needed as the set on the bike is very old.

I’m happy to answer any questions and supply more photos. I will also work with your shipping company, but you are responsible for shipping. No low ball offers or tire kickers please.

The bike is located in Concord, NH. If early English monsters are your thing, it’d be tough to find a cooler one.

Featured Listing: 1971 Norton Dunstall 810 Sleeper
Norton January 7, 2020 posted by

You’ll Never Take Me Alive, Copper! 1989 Norton Commander P52 for Sale

The history of rotary motorcycles is relatively short and includes a few technologically interesting, but largely unsuccessful motorcycles by Hercules, Suzuki, and Nortons. I’ll admit that I’m stretching the definition of “sport bike” much more than I usually do with this Norton Commando P52 police bike, but it’s such an oddball I had to post it. I mean, how could I not post a fully-faired Norton rotary-powered motorcycle? Hey, at least the P52 shared the same basic engine with the very rare and sporty Norton F1!

A rotary engine is elegant simplicity in concept, but problematic in execution: they have very few moving parts, and no need for camshafts, as the rotors themselves effectively open and close the fuel/air inlets. There are no poppet valves to bounce and play havoc when they try to share space with fast-moving pistons, and their rotational motion means they’re extremely smooth, compared to a reciprocal piston engine. One can understand an interest in avoiding engine vibration, as Norton’s previous parallel twins required the company to engineer the famous “Isolastic” mounting system to prevent the bikes from basically shaking themselves and their riders to pieces.

Unfortunately, Norton traded one set of problems for another by switching to a rotary design and, aside from a few spectacularly cool racebikes that did well in competition and a few road going F1 replicas to match, the bike was a relative failure. Rotaries tend to run hot, so after an initial run of air-cooled motorcycles, Norton switched their twin-rotor design to liquid cooling, which helped control temperatures somewhat, but added weight and complexity. Overall, Norton managed to work out most of the bugs, aside from emissions, fuel economy, and problematic apex seals. Reliability improved, but the bike didn’t really offer much of a performance advantage, compared to conventional machines, and it never really found enough of an audience to justify itself or save Norton from insolvency.

Rotary-powered cars haven’t fared all that much better than rotary-powered motorcycles: enthusiasts may love them, but warranty claims for NSU’s R0 80 basically sank the company and Mazda’s rotary has been in and out of production for years, owing to their fairly horrible fuel consumption and issues with emissions, as well as rotor apex seal durability. Ultimately, they’re not the simplest, or most efficient way to motivate a motorcycle. Considering the hard miles law-enforcement machines rack up, I can only imagine the headaches experienced by officers using a Norton Commander P52 in the field…

From the original eBay listing: 1989 Norton Commander P52 for Sale

This is a very rare Norton Rotary motorcycle and is in running condition.  It was sold to the Dubai (Middle East) Police Department as a demonstrator, probably with the hope of a large fleet sale.  I purchased this bike in the UK around 1995 and have finally been able to go thru it and get it 100% running and titled in the State of Arizona.

This bike has matching frame (VIN) and engine numbers.

This bike has a calibrated speedometer and has only 1150 original miles from new. Very little was done to bring the bike up to full running condition. As it sat for years (always indoors), I had to professionally rebuild the SU carbs with proper parts from the UK. As a safety measure the fuel lines were replaced due to age and hardness. (I have the old fuel lines for historical reasons). 31 years ago Iridium spark plugs were not yet either in wide use or even available. These plugs are well suited for an engine that burns oil  (as is the case in 2 stroke or rotary engines) so I installed NGK Iridium plugs in this bike to minimize fouling and promote easy starting and running. Again, I have the stock plugs. Norton also recommended Shell Rotella oil but once again I did some research and was advised by several people in the know that the Shell oil is perhaps not the best modern choice of rotary oil. Mazda, who perhaps has more success with the rotary engine in the world had commissioned Idemitsu  of Japan to develop a full synthetic oil for use tn their rotary engines. I decided that the Idemitsu oil was the best modern choice for the Norton Rotary and drained the oil tank and replaced the engine oil with Idemitsu full synthetic oil designed for the rotary engine.

The bike has all the equipment as shipped from the factory, including a 58/100 watt siren, front and rear blue flashing strobe lights and the STOP POLICE illuminated  rear sign. I have 2 new screen printed extras that were made by a friend of mine in the sign business. The siren can be heard for miles so I will include a 100 Watt audio L PAD that can be plugged in line with the siren driver to safely adjust the volume to a comfortable level. I Laser cut a “Norton” sign to replace the Police sign if so desired.

The machine uses 2 batteries and new sealed batteries were installed recently. ALL keys are included and except for the trunk key, duplicates were made for the rest.

The factory workshop manual only ever existed as a “work in progress” but I was able to secure a copy of the manual as a draft. All further work on the full published manual stopped when Norton shut down. I was also able to secure a full wiring drawing of the bike.

Several sales brochures  for the strobes and siren manufacture are part of the literature package included. A full parts list with images is part of the sale.

Norton designed in some unique features into this machine such as a 100% enclosed rear drive chain with an oil bath to promote long life. Built into the trunk is an on board battery charger with the typical UK plug and 240 volt AC input. I designed and built a 110 VAC to 240 VAC step up transformer, all mounted in a plastic box with a UK socket. This allows the built in battery charger to operate properly from US 110 VAC power.

The original owners manual, operators manual, and color sales brochure are part or the package along with letters from Norton to the Dubai authorities and letters in Arabic back to Norton.

The brake system had to be 100% rebuilt as the DOT 3 fluid had started to degrade. All calipers, and master cylinders were completely rebuilt and the fluid was replaced with DOT 5 silicone fluid to eliminate any future  concerns. Again, due to the age of the machine I did change the antifreeze coolant. The rubber hoses connecting the radiator to engine have hardened to the point of minor leaking… I have factory original  replacements that  have not been installed yet.

The tool pouch was missing the basic tools except for the important real wheel axle spanner wrench.

As the bike in NOT restored, various scratches and blemishes exist. I went so far as to NOT polish the bike in any way. To the best of my knowledge the bike is as described.

The Norton F1 is the bike we’d normally want to feature here on RSBFS, being a full-on race-replica with pretty solid performance credentials. The sport-touring Commander seen here used a variation of the liquid-cooled two-rotor powerplant, with fully-faired bodywork that included integral panniers, although later machines used detachable luggage instead. The starting bid is set at $15,000 which seems… honestly, I’d have no idea how to value this bike, but hopefully some collector with a taste in interesting machinery will give it a good home!

-tad

You’ll Never Take Me Alive, Copper! 1989 Norton Commander P52 for Sale
Norton July 3, 2019 posted by

Sponsored Listing: 1949 Norton International

Update 7.2.2019: We’d like to take this opportunity to thank Amatumoto Grand Prix Motorbikes for being a sponsor of RSBFS! This 1949 Norton International is available now for purchase. Contact Amatumoto today! -dc

The Norton International was the Yamaha R1M of the era surrounding WWII. Developed in the early 1930s as a road-going version of Norton’s fearsome Isle of Man weapons, it continually evolved until Hitler’s push into Poland stopped production at the end of the decade. Before The War, the 500cc Norton International Model 30 and its 350cc Model 40 sibling had been blessed with telescoping forks and an alloy head and cylinder.

When production resumed in the late ‘40s, the telescopic forks were still holding things together at the front, but the alloy engine had succumbed to postwar materials shortages. Still, even with almost a 20-year run under its belt at that point, the International was still pretty close to motorcycling’s nadir.

The 500cc four-stroke thumper was good for around 30 horsepower, which seems a little weak-kneed, until you consider that Royal Enfield can barely muster that out of their brand-new single-cylinder engines. That grunt pushed around just under 400 pounds and was routed through an entirely enclosed transmission. Fun fact: the gearbox in these things was stout enough that it remained unchanged long after the International was out of production.

This 1949 Norton International Model 30 is resplendent in black, red and high-polish livery and looks like it just rode out of a grainy black-and-white photo. The seller says this one packs the alloy top end, and can be had with a spare for an additional 1,500 Euro. It is in near-perfect condition, but sports the rough-hewn patina only a 70-year-old hand-built race replica can muster.

As beautiful as it is, this Norton is way off the ranch for us, as our usual fare ranges between 1985 and 2004. That said, it’s an important, special and very nice piece of motorcycling history that we just couldn’t ignore. It’s available in Madrid for an undisclosed price, but the seller can be contacted at info@gpmotorbikes.com, or on their website at www.gpmotorbikes.com.

Sponsored Listing: 1949 Norton International
Norton December 23, 2018 posted by

Mystery Ship: 2010 Norton Manx

According to Wikipedia: “The Norton Manx or Manx Norton is a British racing motorcycle that was made from 1947 to 1962 by Norton Motors Ltd.” And as any avid motorcycle enthusiast will know, this is a truly iconic brand and model – dominating the TT as well as other races in the day. Knowledgeable readers will also know that Norton has not been in the motorcycle business for a number of years, having changed hands several times over the last few decades. Rights to the Manx name was sold off in the late 1960s, and currently resides (since 1994) with UK Engineer, Andy Molnar. If the date of the bike is correct, this looks to be a Molnar Manx – a faithful reproduction of the original Manx but NOT a true Norton.

2010 Norton Manx for sale on eBay

From the seller:
(translated with Google – the original text is in French)
Bore diameter: 90 mm
Reinforced motor bearings
Gardner carburetor: 40 mm
Box Quaife 6 reports with barrel
Maxton rear shock absorbers
Magneto electronic ignition
Öhlins steering damper
18 “wheels with Avon racing tires
Integral fairing with integrated recovery tray
Carbon front and rear fenders
Front brake Fontana 4 cams 230 mm
Electronic rev counter

Maintenance documentation as well as new maintenance parts are also provided with the motorcycle.

Molnar Precision Ltd. offers a number of reproduction parts, including chassis, suspension, engine and transmission pieces. They also offer complete bikes, which I believe this to be. They are not cheap, and including currency conversion from GBP to USD would result in $40k+ for a build. There is very little info on this bike – and even fewer pictures – but one can make the reasonable assumption that it is the 90mm bore spec, based on the ad text, which works out to 500cc (see the Molnar spec sheet). With a starting bid of $28,000 and a Buy It Now of $35k this could be in the money when compared to a new Molnar build, but interested parties should do some serious research before jumping in. The good news is that the bike is already in the US, so that makes the transport that much easier. Check it out here. Definitely not a core RSBFS offering, but we thought it interesting. Jump over to the Comments and share your thoughts on this remade classic. Good Luck!!

MI

Mystery Ship: 2010 Norton Manx