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Roadholder is the printed magazine of the Norton Owners Club, comprising 48 full colour pages monthly and is distributed by post to members of the NOC in the UK and Overseas. Members can advertise machines and spares For Sale or Wanted free of charge. The Club also accepts trade advertisements, rates for which are available on application. Roadholder is now also available on-line.  Each issue will be posted here at the start of each month.

Non-Members - Take a look at a few sample pages from Roadholder magazine

Members - see this year's Roadholders on-line below or look at archive issues

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Rh 335 - November 2015


Feature Articles:-

A Very High Performance Pushrod Single

Restoring a 1972 Norton Commando - Part 2

Norton To Declare (My First Norton)

The Guru And The Grasshopper


Snapped Commando Camshaft

Surrey Branch Norton Day 2015

NOC at the Mallory Park Bike Bonanza 2015

Norton Day 2015, Coventry Transport Museum


Colorado Norton Works Commando Starter




Rh 334 - October 2015


Feature Articles:-

The Norton Four

Restoring a 1972 Norton Commando - Part 1

My First Norton (though it nearly wasn't)

The Slate Rally (The Inside Story)


Bill's Story

Lowboy Manx Special

NOC at the 67th Banbury Run


Grandmas and Swinging Arms

Electra Crankcase Breather




Rh 333 - September 2015


Feature Articles:-

Rotavating in the Isle of Man

Pillion Talk

My First Norton


The 1973 John Player Norton Replica

Surrey Branch at the Warlingham Classic Show

Four Branches Skittles Match


Wet Sumping and Other Tricks

Lightweight Oil Pressure Relief Valve

Lightweight Gearbox Problem




Rh 332 - July 2015


Feature Articles:-

The 'Australian' Dominator


Birthday Boy!

Open Day at The Wharf Inn, Welford

The First Peter Williams JPN Norton Replica

Surrey Branch at the Kempton Park Show

Edinburgh Branch at the Scottish Motorcycle Show

NOC at the Stafford Classic Motorcycle Show April 2015

A Familiar Name

Interesting Reading





Rh 331 - June 2015


Feature Articles:-

If You Fancy a Bit of Resuscitation, Read On

My Winter with Batteries, Lights and LEDs

An Italian Show

My First Norton

Bikesafe Experience

Norton, a One Only Model

Surrey at the South of England RealClassic Show


Idiot Lights

Oil Issues




Rh 330 - May 2015


Feature Articles:-

Seizing the 2015 South Australian All British Day

The Norton Dominator - Manxman to Mercury (1960-1970)

An Electric Dommie

Brooklands Test Hill Rides

Attention Jubilee Riders

CRMC Experiences

Race Retro 2015


Wet-Sumping Feedback





Rh 329 - April 2015


Feature Articles:-

The Postie Run (and how I failed)

A Dommie Café Racer

A Long Term Dommie

Pip Harris on the Featherbed

FBHVC Young Craftsman of the Year 2014

Bremen Classic Motorshow 2015

William Dunlop on Norton Rotary

Colin Seeley at Surrey

The 2014 Christmas Quiz Results

Wet-Sumping (Again!)




Roadholder 328 - March 2015


Feature Articles:-

A Tale Of Two Nortons

Norton National Rally Australia

My First Norton Twin and It's a Commando (Part 2)


Water Injection

More on Featherbeds

A Cracked Featherbed Frame


The Electro-Magnetic Speedometer

Dominator Starter Solutions





Roadholder 327 - February 2015


Feature Articles:-

Leo Kuzmicki

A Model 50 Rebirth

A Baltic Bimble

Sara's Motorbike Story


A Special Combo


Improving The Commando Rear Brake

Commando Oil Pump Refurbishment

ES2 Performance (Part 2)






Roadholder 326 - January 2015


Feature Articles:-

The Norton Featherbed Fame

Featherbed Frames - The Inside Story

Now A 'Real-Life' Example

Sara's Motorbike Story


An Aussie Classic Dealership

The NOC at the NEC


Prototype Crankcases

ES2 Performance (Part 1)




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