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Archive 2020

Roadholder 397 (January 2021) is now available on-line

All issues since Issue 1 (1959) are now available online!

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.

There is an index here,  which lists key subjects and the issue they're in.

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




Rh396 Cover




Rh 396 - December 2020


Feature Articles:



The Eric Cox Trophy Progress


Stan Dibben Memories


Caveat Emptor


NOC Accounts 2019



Electric Start Dommie


Alton Starter with Belt Drive






Rh395 Cover



Rh 395 - November 2020


Feature Articles:


A Brand-New 43 Year Old Commando


The New 650cc Twins


Manx Super Tourer


The First Czech Rally



Short-Stroke Engines


ES2 Transformation










Rh 394 - October 2020


Feature Articles:


Big Four Workhorse


Bucket List


Safety-Critical Thinking


Unobtainable Parts



Mk.III Rewire


Short Version Of A Long Job













Rh393 Cover



Rh 393 - September 2020


Feature Articles:


 The Rickman Commando


Sidecars - A Seat Of Learning?


My First Norton (Pt.1)


The TT That Never Was




Model 50 Performance Upgrade


Negative Earth?





Rh392 Cover


Rh 392 - August 2020


Feature Articles:


 The 'Rem Fowler' Replica


Club Racing in the '60s


The Story Of A 650SS


Norton In Spain (Pt.1)




Easing The Electrical Load


Commando Oil Pumps




Rh391 Cover


Rh 391 - July 2020


Feature Articles:


 Norton - Positive Views


The Tuners - D. O'Donovan


Owning a Norton Again


The Indian Maharaja and Norton




Commando Wiring Diagrams


Digital Speedometers










Rh390 Cover


Rh 390 - June 2020


Feature Articles:


A Day In A Motorcycle Factory


History Maker - Mick Woollett


Manx Norton Supertourer


French Rally Weekend



Additional Filtration


AMC Gearbox Guidance





Rh389 Cover



Rh 389 - May 2020


Feature Articles:


The Right Way to Travel


The Latest Debacle


A Different Book


Pot Hole Repairs


Camshaft Oiling Problems


Wet Sumping - Or Is It?







Rh388 Cover



Rh 388 - April 2020


Feature Articles:


NOC Operations


Nortons Changed My Life (Pt.1)


961 ECU Issues


Sicily On My Mind




Rh387 Cover



Rh 387 - March 2020


Feature Articles:


50 Years with a Norton Outfit


Web Archive


Italian Rally


Colin Seeley Tribute






Rh386 Cover


Rh 386 - Feb. 2020


Feature Articles:


A Dommie Trike Idea

Paid To Have Fun

The Manx GP - The Beginnings

Eric Cox Trophy Progress



LEDs And Six Volts

A Neat Oil Tap





Rh385 Cover



Rh 385 - Jan. 2020


Feature Articles:


Larking on a Lightweight

Inanimate Objects

2020 AGM

Eric Cox Trophy Progress


Alternative Engines




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