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« on: October 17, 2008, 06:00:24 AM »

Norton is once again 100% british owned , and the new owner has plan,s for the commando to be first into production , followed by the rotary engined race replica,s  Smile
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/mcn/2008/October/13-19/oct1608-mcn-speaks-with-norton-boss/
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« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2008, 06:22:44 AM »


I'll believe it when I see it.
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« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2008, 07:49:05 AM »

 Bigok I have always wanted to own one Smile
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« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2008, 08:57:25 AM »

Although I would be glad if it really did come back ,I think this revival is kinda like Indian,here,gone,here,gone,sorta here,gone.............
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« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2008, 09:46:28 AM »

with the fiscal situation the way it is, and investors remembering the Henderson fiasco, unless these guys are richer than the law allows . . . .

I wish em luck -- looks like an interesting sunday afternoon scoot
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« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2008, 01:28:06 PM »

Would be cool, but I'm not holding my breath. I was saving my pennies for a dreer norton and am still bitter.
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« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2008, 01:31:36 PM »

If this guy is as savvy as Jon Bloor, it can absolutely happen. I really hope it does!!!!!   Bigok
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« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2008, 03:12:15 PM »

check out the norton website for more information .
http://www.nortonmotorcycles.com/
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« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2008, 03:21:45 PM »

And MCN. If Triumph happened, this could too.

http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/mcn/2008/October/13-19/oct1608-mcn-speaks-with-norton-boss/
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« Reply #9 on: October 19, 2008, 01:33:15 AM »

No offense, but isn't MCN kind of like the Weekly World News of the motorcycle community?   Razz  Bat Boy Spotted on All New Norton Commando!

Sometimes it seems like these guys write articles about what they *want* to have happen, and not what's actually happening.
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« Reply #10 on: October 19, 2008, 04:12:24 AM »


No offense, but isn't MCN kind of like the Weekly World News of the motorcycle community?   Razz  Bat Boy Spotted on All New Norton Commando!

Sometimes it seems like these guys write articles about what they *want* to have happen, and not what's actually happening.


Not my impression but I could be wrong.. Smile
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« Reply #11 on: October 20, 2008, 04:27:58 PM »


No offense, but isn't MCN kind of like the Weekly World News of the motorcycle community?   Razz  Bat Boy Spotted on All New Norton Commando!

Sometimes it seems like these guys write articles about what they *want* to have happen, and not what's actually happening.


Only where Honda and VFRs are concerned. They've been pretty accurate for Triumph and Guzzi IIRC.
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« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2008, 03:32:21 AM »


Norton is once again 100% british owned , and the new owner has plan,s for the commando to be first into production , followed by the rotary engined race replica,s  Smile
http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/News/newsresults/mcn/2008/October/13-19/oct1608-mcn-speaks-with-norton-boss/

That looks like the Kenny Dreer Norton.

Is that the Commando 961 referred to in the article?

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« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2008, 03:57:44 PM »



That looks like the Kenny Dreer Norton.

Is that the Commando 961 referred to in the article?




It will be the Dreer Norton. Plus a race replica rotary. Mebbe 2 other models.

The whole thing is going to happen, defintely. Prices may be high-about 200 bikes to be sold a year. I need a lottery win...
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« Reply #14 on: November 01, 2008, 02:37:11 AM »

One of the mags did a story on this (CW I think).

It sounds like this group might succeed as they have no debt, and really will only be assembling the bikes from parts made by other suppliers.  

Any expansion will take place using a very cautious format. The President stated that they have no intention of becoming a full fledged manufacturer as was the idea in the past. Think of them as being really a custom builder.

I thought the guys business plan would work. Build the bikes once they are ordered.

 





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