Feb 23

Tanks a lot….

Manx Norton Tank

Well at last some progress on the Manx, the swinging arm is in place. We had decided to use a 16mm spindle so the spacer bushes were bored and reamed to 16.2 and the frame gusset drilled to suit. The spacers were machined to ensure the swinging arm is central in the frame. The forks, yokes, and front wheel were collected by a friend and we have to pick them up from Taunton tomorrow- pictures to follow in a few days. As you can see we have also acquired a petrol tank. Doesn’t seem like much has happened but we still have to try and earn a crust and not be to distracted by our projects, a little easier said than done!

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Feb 14

Manx Norton project update

On the Manx Norton project front:
The Manx engine is in production at Andy Molnar’s. The frame is under construction at Dave Degens, under our precise instruction regarding its geometry and construction.

Our design and manufacture of the Left foot gear change linkage is under way along with rear sets and rear brake pedal and linkage. Again look out for photos as we progress.
More to follow soon.