NORTON 1972 COMMANDO COMBAT ROADSTER

1972 Norton Commando

Price: US $8,750.00
Item location: Dixon, California, United States
Make: Norton
Model: Commando
SubModel: Combat Roadster
Type: Standard
Year: 1972
Mileage: 6,570
VIN: 209906
Color: Red
Engine size: 750
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
Description

This is a machine that is an older restoration. I bought this in 1995 and restored it over a ten year period. The engine and gearbox were fully gone through by Karl Engardiner at Motorcycle Machining in Sacramento. An exceptional engineer. This was a no expense spared restoration in order to make an exceptional riding machine. It's fitted with a Boyer ignition and an anti wet sump valve. The front brake master cylinder has been modified by Phil Radford. an acknowledged Norton expert in the SF bay area.  to give it more stopping power.  I have almost all receipts for work that was done. I dare not add them up ! Mileage when bought was 5505 so it has travelled a little over 1000 miles since the rebuild. It's now broken in and runs like a scalded cat and handles beautifully. Not a mark on the paintwork. Matching frame and engine numbers. List of defects: There are some fine scratches on the stainless fenders. visible only in certain light. The tires still have plenty of tread with some crazing on sidewalls. The kickstarter needs a new detent ball. spring and nut to take it back to original. A five minute job. It's ready to ride and enjoy. It starts on the first or second kick. I am unable to start it owing to knee damage but a friend has put 30 miles on it this week to ensure there are no surprises. You are welcome to come view the bike in Dixon. Ca.  The motorcycle is being sold with no warranty. expressed. written or implied. I welcome any questions about the machine.  A deposit of $500 must be made within 24 hours of the winning bid through PayPal. The balance may be paid through PayPal or by making arrangements with the seller to wire funds to my bank. This must be completed within 7 days of the auction end. I will assist with shipping any way I can. Either by making the machine available for pickup or i can deliver it to Forward Air in Sacramento for a small fee.

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