Green T, Perkolilli Special, Part II

Green T, Perkolilli Special, Part II

It’s over six months since we introduced Green T to the world.  Standing in front of the car this week I couldn’t help but marvel at how Graeme has made the body wide enough for two grown humans whilst, at the same time, expressing an aerodynamic flow that was only...

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Taking the Square Route

Taking the Square Route

For most of my childhood and my teen years we had an old stockman living on our farm.  Bronc, as he was known, was the unofficial sentinel of the sheds and farm equipment, always there to spring me if I tried to sneak the agg-bike out for a bit of one-on-one...

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Our Mustang Hits the Road

Our Mustang Hits the Road

Every time I put my foot down hard at under 40 mph in this muscled Mustang, it sounded like ten vestal virgins being raped simultaneously.  Actually it was only the tyres (Bryan Hanrahan, Modern Motor, 1966).  The things you could say in 1966!  We'll get back to Bryan...

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Buz Norton, Part V, the final instalment

Buz Norton, Part V, the final instalment

This piece has been a long time coming.  It is 20 months since I wrote the part IV and well over two years since I first introduced the project.  I could come up with a host of reasons why it’s taken me so long to write this but I feel it’s because I don’t want the...

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Norton Springs Eternal

Norton Springs Eternal

  Alexander Pope’s proverb: hope springs eternal describes an abundance of optimism, which is a useful commodity when one owns a modern Norton 961.  I preface with the word ‘modern’ only to distinguish the current crop of 961 cc parallel twins from the venerable...

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