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Offline mini-me

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Re: Norton Electra
« Reply #15 on: September 05, 2020, 04:42:00 PM »
I don't live inthe outback, bad as our roads are here in UK ,they have never been frame breakers.

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Re: Norton Electra
« Reply #16 on: September 05, 2020, 11:07:31 PM »
It would have been a different story before tar was invented ?
Which was only in the 1920s.

I can recall our street being tarred in suburbia, and that was a LONG time after the 1920s.

Nortons actually have quite a record of  steering head woes.
Featherbeds had to have gussetts welded around the steering head tube.
And early Commando frames were recalled to be redesigned with a strengthening bar under the tank.