Tag: Norton motorcycles

  • Chanel motorcycle

    Chanel motorcycle

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    The fashion websites were buzzing yesterday with news of a Chanel shoot on Rue Royale in Paris: It’s apparently for the press kit of Chanel’s next collection. Karl Lagerfeld was there, and so was this custom motorcycle. According to WWD Fashion, the bike was built… Read more »

  • Norton Commando 961 SE

    Norton Commando 961 SE

  • Chris Hunter ,,

    Norton has revealed a few more details of the long-awaited Commando 961, and an image from a shoot held four months ago. Production is now scheduled for the end of September 2009, and Norton will be making only 200 of this model. (Yes, SE means… Read more »

  • Goldammer Nortorious

    Goldammer Nortorious

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    Roger Goldammer has created some pretty wild custom motorcycles over the years, but to our eyes, his 2007 ‘Nortorious’ is the best of the lot. It’s a modern take on a Norton Manx cafe racer, with a featherbed-styled frame housing one half of a Harley… Read more »

  • Norton 99 Dominator

    Norton 99 Dominator

  • Chris Hunter Classic Motorcycles ,,

    When Laurent Tomas of the Coyote Racing Team bought this Norton five years ago, it was in a sorry state of repair. Laurent has now completed a beautiful restoration, and runs the bike at classic race meets—such as the amazing Ton Up at Magny-Cours. Under… Read more »

  • Steve Dunn

    Steve Dunn

  • Chris Hunter ArtistsClassic Motorcycles ,

    The English artist Steve Dunn is making a name for himself via commissions from international clients such as the Vintage Motorcycle Club. Dunn’s technique and sombre backgrounds work best with the simpler lines of older motorbikes, such as the 1962 Manx Norton shown above. We… Read more »

  • Norton Ala’Verda 850

    Norton Ala’Verda 850

  • Chris Hunter Custom Motorcycles ,,

    This delicately beautiful cafe racer uses a Laverda trellis frame and a late-production, modified Commando 850 engine. It was built by French violin-maker Daniel Delfour, one of a group of enthusiasts that runs a classic racing festival. The festival is at Circuit Paul Armagnac in… Read more »

  • Bill Phelps

    Bill Phelps

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesPhotographersProduction Motorcycles ,,

    Brooklyn photographer Bill Phelps dropped us a line the other day, attaching some images that blew us away. They’re surreal, sensual, and often feature motorbikes. Bill’s style is unusual: sometimes there’s a dusty sepia look, and sometimes a hint of Victoriana. Often, there’s a heady,… Read more »

  • Norton Manx 30M

    Norton Manx 30M

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesRacing Motorcycles ,,,

    I’ve just had a lovely email from Marian Simms in New Zealand. She’s the editor and publisher of the fashion glossy Karen, and daughter of Australian racer John Simms. “He has more bikes than is socially acceptable,” she says, “and is currently rebuilding a Manx… Read more »

  • Colorado Norton Works #038 Café

    Colorado Norton Works #038 Café

  • Chris Hunter Classic MotorcyclesCustom Motorcycles ,,

    The small town of Dolores used to be a station on the Rio Grande Southern Railway. Today it’s the home of Matt Rambow’s Colorado Norton Works. His flagship model is the show-winning #038 Café, featuring a reworked head, a hot cam and dual Keihin carbs.… Read more »