Posts Tagged ‘NYC Norton Racing’

Racer 2011 | Evolution of A Norton Racebike

2011: Moving on up January, 2011 Having decided to focus primarily on the F750 class it was high-time to add some braking to the bike. I loved the single disk setup because it was so light and quite powerful, but on a few hard-braking tracks such as Road America and VIR I found I was really getting walloped by those other dudes with their fancy twin-disk setups. In fact, I was going through a set of Ferodo Platinum pads about every 1.5 race weekends Time to suit up and ... read more

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Racer 2004 | The Evolution of a Norton Racer: 2000 through 2004 - The Beginning

The Evolution of a Norton Racer: 2000 through 2004 - The Beginning The famous Featherbed frame.  The impetus. The rusty beast that started it all.  I always wanted a Featherbed special but wasn't sure what flavor.  About the time this frame surfaced I had just experienced my first vintage race.  I knew then I had to build a racer and start racing....but how?  The disease begins. This is a photo of my 1962 ES2 rolling chassis I bought in early 2000.  I contemplated putting all different kinds of engines ... read more

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