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Norton 850 John Player Norton Build with Italian Influences

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Norton 850 John Player Norton Build with Italian Influences

It has been great fun getting reacquainted with the Norton marque that contributed immensely to my discovering my passion for motor racing in general and specifically for the Sport of Motorcycle Racing. This all began for me when I was growing up in Edinburgh, Scotland in the late 1950's and 1960's and when the British Industrial Complex was the envy of the world. I learned at a very early age about how Scots and Brits generally were making their mark on the world stage on 2 and 4 wheel racing. I idolized racers such as Mike Hailwood, Peter Williams, Jackie Stewert, Phil Read, Dave Croxford, Paul...

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Ducati Bevel Drive, Pantah and Norton Commando Engine Cases

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Ducati Bevel Drive, Pantah and Norton Commando Engine Cases

At Italianiron/BritIron we are making a real concerted effort to thoroughly go through our inventory and to make available our vintage motorcycle bits that have been so long on the shelves or in boxes since my initial sea container arrived in 2010. The "silver lining" of the Covid pandemic is that I have been able to go more thoroughly through these items in an effort to get more organized and to make available for that restorer, "sought-after" bits for their vintage Ducati Bevel Drive, Pantah, Paso, and Supersport and a recently added inventory of OEM Norton Commando items. At this point, I am embarrassed to say that...

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Additional Aluminum Tank Offerings

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Additional Aluminum Tank Offerings

At Italianiron/BritIron Classics, it has always been our approach to offer higher quality products rather than what is cheapest. As a result of this business philosophy, we are very proud to source products where we are assured of their quality. Such is the case with regard to our aluminum fuel tanks for the "deep sump" TT 2, TT 1 racers and the "shallow-sump" TT 900 racers where we use modern Ducati engines. In addition to our Ducati and TT Racer fuel tanks, we are now offering a nice selection of high quality aluminum Norton Commando fuel tanks. The purpose of this blog post is to discuss the...

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Bodywork Seat Base Offerings

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Bodywork Seat Base Offerings

At Italianiron and BritIron Classics, we are very proud of our OEM and aftermarket products. As such, we desire to continue to offer additional quality Aluminum and Fiberglass items to make available for the Vintage Racing community. Shown above is our TT 1 next to our TT 1000 that were built with our chrome-moly TT frames and our TT bodywork kits. These TT kits are faithful copies of Tony Rutter's famous world championship winning racers. Let us "Fuel Your Race Passions" with one of our Ducati TT and F1 racer kits that you can use to create your own vision of that...

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Bodywork Offerings

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Italianiron/BritIron Classics Bodywork Offerings

We need to thank our readership again as the 14 July 20 blog post on our Updated Fuel Tank Offerings achieved another milestone of popularity with our website host platform and also a "big" Thank You for all of the new orders!!  My intention has been to provide videos and text regarding the performance of our TT 1000 and TT 1 racers now that they are both wired for the street in addition to the track. Those videos and texts will be forthcoming. However, due to the increase in Covid 19 here in the US and our intensive temperatures at this...

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