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Roadholder 290


Roadholder 290 - December 2011


Feature Articles:-

40 Not Out!!

Carole Nash Classic Mechanics Show

East Yorkshire Branch Visit Donington

Surrey Branch at The Ardingly Show

Oxford Branch's Café Racer Day

Copdock Motorcycle Show

Setting Up a Sidecar, Or Not?

Boyer Bransden Ignition Diagnostic

Forums and Leaky Lightweights

The Ins and Outs of Valve Timing - Part 3



Roadholder 289


Roadholder 289 - November 2011


Feature Articles:-

Saturday Wanderings: One Man's Experience

What Does The Editor Do?

Clive Taylor Memorial Run

Norfolk Branch's Seaside Show

NOC at The Goodwood Revival

Wolf Pfeiffer RIP

Begonia Rally 2011

Big Breakfast Success


Lightweight Gearbox Terror

Commando Oil Level Check

The Ins and Outs of Valve Timing - Part 2



Roadholder 288


Roadholder 288 - October 2011


Feature Articles:-

NOC/INOA Norton Empire Rally

Not Quite Dunnet

Wolf's Greek God Revenge


NOC/CRMC Track Parade, Darley Moor

Classic Vintage and Veteran Vehicle Show, Hebden Bridge


Norfolk Branch Norton Factory Visit

Langford Museum of Power Bikemeet

Brackley Festival of Motoring


The Ins and Outs of Valve Timing - Part 1




Roadholder 287


Roadholder 287 - September 2011


Feature Articles:-

How I Caught The Classic Bug


Clive Taylor RIP (1949-2011)

Worthy Winner

Norton Motorcycles (UK) Ltd News

Devon Branch First Event

Shenstone Branch at The Uttoxeter Show

NOC at Cholmondeley

VMCC Festival of 1000 Bikes


Dismantling a Navigator Engine

Identification of Norton Four-Speed Gearbox Internals




Roadholder 286


Roadholder 286 - August 2011


Feature Articles:-

The National Rally at Bisley and Brooklands

Sal Defeo and Ghost Motorcycle Sales Corporation

Andy Restorer


NOC and The VMCC Banbury Run

Mad Moped Challenge

NOC at Spa


Here's One I Prepared Earlier

Under Pressure





Roadholder 285


Roadholder 285 - July 2011


Feature Articles:-

Norton Rally in Austria 2011. Make It or Break It

Faroe Islands and Iceland on a Commando



Come Fly With The Shenstone Branch

Editor's Excursion



A Tale of 2 Ts

New Oils for Old Nortons?




Roadholder 284


Roadholder 284 - June 2011


Feature Articles:-

The Worm - Tale of a Norton 77 500cc Twin



Noccers in Need Need Friends Indeed

East Yorkshire Branch at Yorkshire Waterways Museum

East Yorkshire Branch at Lincolnshire Aviation Centre

Oxford Branch's Café Racer Day

Charles Edward Edwards January 1919 - April 2011

Book Review - Norton Commando - The Complete Story

31st International Classic Bike Show, Stafford 2011


Model 99 Threaded Hole in Crankcase

Commando Primary Cases and Dominators




Roadholder 283


Roadholder 283 - May 2011


Feature Articles:-

The Story of 419 NRT

Living With Ady's Commando



Success at the Shows

AGM Report

Who's Who?  The New Boys Introduce Themselves



Electrical Gizmo

Trials Norton - Part 4




Roadholder 282


Roadholder 282 - April 2011


Feature Articles:-

Commando to Nerac

Race Retro, Stoneleigh, 2011

With Thanks to the Late Dennis Porter
(Died 25th April 2010)

Development of the Dominator Engine

Get You Home

Norton Dominator Wheels

Atlas: Crankshaft Balancing




Roadholder 281


Roadholder 281 - March 2011


Feature Articles:-

1947 Norton Hybrid N.15.C.S. 750cc



East Yorkshire Branch Vulcan Visit

Diabolical Quiz

Web Site Notes

The NOC Financial Year 2011



Trials Norton - Part 5

Of Ethanol and Fibreglass Fuel Tanks

A Down to Earth Battery Tip For Older 6V Machines



Roadholder 280


Roadholder 280 - February 2011


Feature Articles:-

Pain in Spain - Part 2

Scatchard's Special


Horex to Bordeaux

Off The Record


Trials Norton - Part 3

Tech Tips For Commandos

New Plugs, Old Bikes





Roadholder 279


Roadholder 279 - January 2011


Feature Articles:-

From Austria to Colombres and Back

When Nortons Are almost Too Much Fun

Off The Record Special

ES2 Restoration

Half Century Bike

80Hours' Community Service For Causing
Stuart Earnshaw's Death

Fibreglass Fuel Tanks

Commando Mk.lll Electric Starter

Mystery Clocks

Trials Norton - Part 2


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