Norvin Café Racer

Return of the Cafe Racers - JMC Norvin Cafe Racer

JMC Norvin Cafe Racer

Peas and gravy, spaghetti and meatballs, Sonny and Cher. It seems some things are just made to go together. Take the Norton featherbed frame for instance, arguably Norton’s greatest achievement, it was the frame that every Cafe Racer rider wanted in the fifties and is still highly regarded today; add to that one…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - Mods vs Rockers 2010

Mods vs Rockers 2010

Sunday the 7th of November was the date for this years Mods vs Rockers ride in Melbourne. It was my first time attending the event after moving to Melbourne from Perth and I wasn’t sure what to expect. I arrived at the South Brighton Baths expecting a group of 50 or so…

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Return of the Cafe Racers - The most beautiful engine of all – Vincent motorcycles

The most beautiful engine of all – Vincent motorcycles

Vincent motorcycles closed the doors of their factory in 1955 after only 27 years of production. It was a devastating end to the manufacturer that in 1948 had laid claim to producing the world’s fastest production bike, the Vincent Black Shadow.   Vincent motorcycles began using their own engines in 1936 after…

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