New Norton Commando

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  1. noxxs

    noxxs New Member

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    Probably a repost, but search showed nothing. This thing is sexy.

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    FRAME
    • Frame material: 4130 chromoly steel
    • Swing arm: Formed Aluminum
    • Oil capacity: oil-in-frame backbone tank holds 3.5 qts of oil
    • Wheelbase: 56.5"
    • Rake: 24.5 degrees
    • Trail: 4 "
    • Front suspension: 43mm Ohlins RSU - Adjustable preload, compression, and rebound damping.
    • Rear suspension: Ohlins reservoir-style twin shocks - Adjstable ride height, preload, compression, and rebound damping.
    • Front wheel: 3.50 X 17" BST Carbon Fiber
    • Rear wheel: 5.50 X 17" BST Carbon Fiber
    • Front tire: 120/70 X 17" Michelin Pilot Power
    • Rear tire: 180/55 X 17" Michelin Pilot Power
    • Front wheel travel: 5.5"
    • Rear wheel travel: 4.0"
    BRAKES & HYDRAULICS
    • Front rotors: Brembo 320mm semi-floating hi carbon stainless steel
    • Rear rotors: Brembo 220mm rear rotor
    • Front calipers: Brembo 4 piston "Gold Line"
    • Rear calipers: Brembo 2 piston "Gold Line"
    POWER ASSEMBLY
    • Engine type: Parallel twin with push-rod valve actuation, dry sump
    • Displacement: 961 cc
    • Cooling system: Air
    • Valve Actuation: Push rod, hydraulic lifter, two valves per cylinder
    • Bore x stroke: 88 mm X 79 mm
    • Compression ratio: 10.1:1
    • Horsepower: 80 rear wheel @ 6500RPM
    • Torque: 65 foot pounds @ 5200RPM
    • Exhaust:1 3/4" header system with merged collector and twin mufflers with catalytic converters.
    • Ignition: Crank fired electronic
    • Carburetors: Twin 39mm Keihin FCR
    TRANSMISSION
    • Gearbox: 5 speed
    • Final drive: 520 "O" ring chain
    • Clutch: Cush drive clutch
    • Primary drive: Direct gear drive
    ELECTRONICS & CONTROLS
    • Charging system: 300 watt hi-output charging system
    • Instrumentation: Norton electronic analog speedo and tachometer w/dual trip meters
    MISCELLANEOUS
    • Fuel tank capacity: 4.5 gallons
    • Dry weight: 415lbs
    • Seat height: 32"
    • Oil capacity in frame: 3.5 quarts
    • Gear case oil: 1.5 quarts
    • Warranty: 2 year unlimited mileage
    • Available colors: Black

    I think this thing would look even better with a set of clip-ons or those old cafe bars. its still a fucking awesome looking bike with some updated technology.
     
  2. 7960

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    norton?

    really??
     
  3. squid

    squid braap

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    It's been floating around for years. I saw it at the Long Beach MC show 3 years ago.

    People have been trying to revive that marque for over a decade.
     
  4. Bugalu

    Bugalu OT Supporter

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    very cool
     
  5. Junkie

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    I didn't realize ohlins still made RSU forks :lol:
     
  6. BlkDrgnZ28

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    not too bad for a nakey
     

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