71 Norton Commando - Restored to like new For Sale on BackPage

71 Norton Commando - Restored to like new For Sale on BackPage

I don't know anything about this but I remember these as really great bikes.

$13,500, 1971 Norton Commando
posted: March 14, 2010, 06:26 AM


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For Sale: 1971 750 Norton Commando. COMPLETELY rebuilt from the frame up by the founder of (CNW) ¡§Colorado Norton Works¡¨; Doug McCadam. Doug sold CNW and has scaled down his pace to two bikes a year under his new brand called, ¡§Doug¡¦s Nortons.¡¨ Please feel free to call me for Doug's email address for any questions you may have about this bike. Doug has also done ALL of the subsequent service on this bike in Dolores, Colorado. This bike has been thoroughly upgraded per the standard ¡§Doug¡¦s Nortons¡¨ formula that addresses all the Commando engineering shortcomings, as well as eliminating many tedious maintenance procedures. She has $8,800.00 just in new modifications and parts!
She starts first kick...purrs like a kitten¡Kruns and handles strong like a tiger! A true ¡§Snortin¡¦ Norton!¡¨ƒn

Here are some of her upgraded features;

Low miles; approximately 6,500 miles.
$500.00 full chrome package.
Upgraded Norton-Lockheed front chrome disc brake with modern Nissin 13mm master cylinder.
Sealed steel gas tank with rebuilt gas cap.
Polished Stainless Mark 3 isolastic conversion.
Stainless and seamless pea-shooter mufflers.
K&N air filter.
AMR modified and rebuilt twin Amal carburetors with Mikuni chrome/brass slides.
Custom LED tail light.
¡§Compac¡¨ soft saddle bags (quick & easy removing.)
Almost new Bridgestone tires.
New sealed battery.
All stainless steel fasteners.
Chrome Hagon rear shocks.
Totally upgraded forks with progressive fork springs, improved dampening, and leak-proof seals.
All of the frame and components have a special three-coat application with a final clear over a textured silver.
All new show-polished ¡§Sun¡¨ alloy wheels with sealed bearings, including HD stainless spokes¡K$1,800. just for the wheels.
Thoroughly rebuilt performance head by renowned Jim Comstock of Comstock Engineering and then detailed by Doug.
¡§Webcam¡¨ 12A high performance camshaft.
Corbin ¡§Smuggler¡¨ one-up saddle.
Stock Norton Commando two-up saddle.
O-ring rear drive chain.
New ¡§Sparks¡¨ alternator.
Boyer electronic ignition with modern high-output Crane coil.
There are many more upgrades too numerous to include. Please inquire with any specific questions you may have.

Why am I selling such a dream bike? Because I have three motorcycles and am looking to buy some real estate.

My price is firm at $13,500.00 (Buyer pays for shipping from Show Low, AZ)
Please compare to a similar Complete Custom Rebuild by Colorado Norton Works ¡§CNW¡¨ with a base price of $26,250. Check out the link below. Compared to my ¡§Doug¡¦s Nortons¡¨ bike, there are some neat upgrades you get with the Colorado Norton Works bike for $26K+. But my selling price definitely reflects that¡Kand more!

Here¡¦s the CNW link;


Any questions? Please call me at 928 739 0120 for more info.

Contact: (928) 739-0120
Highway 260 at Highway 60, 85901 google map | yahoo map

• Location: Show Low, AZ

• Post ID: 9222902

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7 years 50 weeks ago, 4:49 PM


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what a great bike

i had a 69 Norton 750 commando while i was in the Marines,guess i should of kept it.

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
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