NORTON COMMANDO. THE COMPLETE STORY

NORTON COMMANDO. THE COMPLETE STORY

MATTHEW VALE

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Código:
21298
Idioma:
INGLES
Editorial:
CROWOOD PRESS
Nº edición:
1
Materia
Marcas en varios idiomas
ISBN:
978-1-84797-238-5
Páginas:
192
Encuadernación:
PORTADA DURA CON CARATULA
Medidas:
255 mm x 200 mm
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Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Prelude and Overview
2 Model Development
3 Technical Description and Development
4 Competition History
5 Owning and Riding
6 Restoration
Bibliography and Further Reading
Recommended Suppliers
Index

The Commando was the main bike in Norton's range from 1968, and was produced until the demise of Norton Villiers Triumph in 1977. The bike featured the unique 'Isolastic' system that rubber-mounted the engine and protected the rider from the twin-cylinder's vibrations. The model range provided the rider with a choice of touring and sporting models, as well as offering special police machines and off-the-shelf production racers. Commandos feature strongly in today's classic scene, and offer excellent performance and spares availability, as well as a vast range of improvements and updated components.

This book looks at the history and development of the Commando, gives the specifications and outlines the model changes, and also offers the riding experiences of past and present owners. In addition there is a blow-by-blow account of the author's restoration of a 1971 750cc model that had been re-imported into the UK from America needing a complete rebuild.

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