'Versatility' and 'expediency' were two buzz words in the British motorcycle industry. Versatility for the amount of uses an engine is put to and expediency for the reuse of components from earlier engines. Tim Britton traces the roots of the Norton Commando engine...
France hosted the 1923 Grand Prix, on a 14 mile long circuit, and although the French contingent provided a strong challenge, British machines and riders won out...
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