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NORTON
WRITTEN BY MICK WOOLLETT

This book follows the development of all Norton motorcycles, racing, off-road and roadster. Mick Woollett has interviewed a host of Norton personalities to bring the story to life.
The author has traced the launch and development of all the Norton production machines.

CONTENTS :
1. A remarkable man : James Lansdowne Norton
2. The unapproachable Norton : TT victory 1907-1909
3. Two-strokes and long-strokes 1910-1912
4. Brooklands 1912-1914
5. Gears, chains and clutches 1914-1918
6. “Let the other chap chew the dust’ 1918-1921
7. An African odyssey : Pa Norton’s epic ride
8. Racing the standard product 1924-1925
9. Stanley Woods 1926-1927
10. Joe Craig 1928-1929
11. 1930s roadsters 1930-1932
12. ‘Marvellous man ! Marvellous mount ! Marvellous organization !’ 1933-1935
13. Jimmy Guthrie 1936-1937
14. The challenge from BMW, Gilera, and the Third Reich 1937-1941
15. Trying to win the peace 1943-1949
16. Geoff Duke and the featherbed 1950-1952
17. Ray Amm and the ‘fish’ 1953-1955
18. AMC and the slow decline 1956-1962
19. Dennis Poore 1963-1976
20. Rotary 1977 – Present day
Appendix : racing successes

The book is used, but it is in very good condition. Hard cover, 320 pages, English text.

ISBN : 185532 202 1

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