Last September, When Florent told me about a family Commando to restore, despite the mountain of personal projects, i said " bring it and show me that bike !". Immediately I saw a potential and original work to do for the long winter coming...
If there's one thing I love to see in the custom motorcycle scene it's a good sense of humor. One individual whose bringing his own "Why so serious?" attitude to the custom scene is the man behind Death Spray Custom, David Gwyther.
A friend of mine ascribes the recent decline in the number of young motorcyclists to the relentless marketing of Japanese sportbikes in the 1980s. These machines, unlike most that preceded them, had no room for a pillion.
Norton is famed for its featherbed frames, which carried the Manx single to spectacular racing victories in the 1950s. But in the 1960s, Norton wanted to establish its Dominator twin as a race machine.