Pictures of your Norton Commandos

Tornado

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Goes off insurance midnight tomorrow...so getting a few more miles on the clock this season...and thought I'd better take a few snaps with a real camera & proper glass instead of the phone-cam:


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Bokeh-licious, no?
Shot with Olympus OM-D EM1 micro four thirds camera & Voigtlander 25mm lens @ 0.95 f-Stop.
 
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Hey Tornado, this is gorgeous.

what makes your back rubber look these distinctive ?
 

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Hey Tornado, this is gorgeous.

what makes your back rubber look these distinctive ?
Thanks for the compliment..Proper camera gear makes all the difference.
Re. Rear rubber, it's an 18" alloy rim (from Madass on these forums) with a taller profile tire (K70) than stock. So I guess it does look fuller than other bike when compared to front and with other stock Commandos. But to me it looks way smaller than the 16" fatty wheel/tire that was on this bike when I acquired it last January in HiRider config ( only the 2 Gallon tank and 5 3/4" headlamp remain).
 

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Tank and sidecovers are sprayed with Por15. Next door is a special that a local guy made his own frame with 29 years ago. MX wheels and claims 320lbs wet.

He had a Vincent Black Shadow engined frame he just built that had an Ohlin shocked custom girder and aluminum box framed swingarm he made. Took 3rd in the show.
 

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Great day yesterday first start and first 100 miles on my rebuilt motor:)
Some quiet time in the workshop today, for me the bike and my hangover :rolleyes: Pulling down the head setting tappets, timing, oil change.
Happy New year !
 
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Had a lovely ride out yesterday, 100 miles or so in the Jura, but so cold. My phone died through cold so couldn’t take a photo. And my favourite coffee stop closed for January! But washed off the salt and a nice polish up once thawed out. Going to look at heated grips today.

Have a good day

Martin
 

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View attachment 7936 Had a lovely ride out yesterday, 100 miles or so in the Jura, but so cold. My phone died through cold so couldn’t take a photo. And my favourite coffee stop closed for January! But washed off the salt and a nice polish up once thawed out. Going to look at heated grips today.

Have a good day

Martin
Hi Martin,
Love your bike. Is that a long range fastback tank? From what I can see you aren't running a standard front brake. Have you has any issues at the Strassenverkehrsamt?

Cheers,

cliffa.
 

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View attachment 7936 Had a lovely ride out yesterday, 100 miles or so in the Jura, but so cold. My phone died through cold so couldn’t take a photo. And my favourite coffee stop closed for January! But washed off the salt and a nice polish up once thawed out. Going to look at heated grips today.

Have a good day

Martin
Heated grips are good, but a heated jacket liner is wonderful....feels like you're in a warm bath!
I run a liner from Powerlet...claims to be highest out put sold (105Watts) and has a wireless two circuit temp controller. Got it at clearance markdown from $400 to $99 cdn.
Have tried it on my '74 850 and seems to work well if the stock headlight is off. Will be swapping in an LED lamp oneday
 
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