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Archive 2021


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





Pic HRh408 Coverere




Rh 408 - December 2021


Feature Articles:




Ken Sprayson RIP


NOC Subscription Rates


How Big? The Rotary Question






Rh407 Cover




Rh 407 - November 2021


Feature Articles:


Two Wheels For Life


Improving the Hi-Rider


An Isolastic Atlas?


Quantel Cosworth Test





Rh 406 Cover


Rh 406 - October 2021


Feature Articles:


A Model 20 in Canada


Model 18 'Best-in-Show'


'Ciao Georgio' - Italian Rally


Oil Flow Problems



Rh405 Cover




Rh 405 - September 2021


Feature Articles:


2021 Stafford Show


Norton Motors International Inc.


Norton Day, Gala Dinner & Factory Visit


Founders Day 2021






rh404 cover



Rh 404 - August 2021


Feature Articles:


The Ultimate Commando Engine


50 Years with A Dommie 99


T-Shirt Wrap-Up


More Exhausting Work







Rh403 Cover




Rh 403 - July 2021


Feature Articles:


Mick Hemmings R.I.P.


'73 Kuhn Racer Test


V4SS Problems


Mk.III Starter Improvements


Norton Day and Gala Dinner





Rh402 Cover




Rh 402 - June 2021


Feature Articles:


The Story of MUX


Norton 652SM Test


Drive Staright Commando


EEKS Electric Feet







Rh401 Cover




Rh 401 - May 2021


Feature Articles:


Adventures In Adrenaline


Tuning A Pushrod Norton


Bike In The Shed


Testing Times


Cam Chain Adjustment










Rh400 Cover




Rh 400 - April 2021


Feature Articles:


Commandos New And Old


Dominator Recommissioning


JAP 'Dripper' Hybrid


Don't Try This At Home


Peter Cocks







Rh399 Cover




Rh 399 - March 2021


Feature Articles:


In Praise of the Hi-Rider


Remembering Reg Dearden


T-Shirt Competition Results


The Norton V4


Lightweight Breathing









Rh398 Cover





Rh 398 - February 2021


Feature Articles:


Peter Williams Remembered


Salon Prive 2020


The First Post WWII Races


A Blown Vincent


Annoying Dommie Oil Leak


Commando Oil Tank Blues










Rh397 Cover



Rh 397 - January 2021


Feature Articles:



Chris Grimmett


Racing a 16H


The Norton V4


Was I Just Lucky?



ES2 Tuning


Decibel Dablings





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