Hell for Leather is reporting that all is not well at the new Norton Motorcycles despite Stuart Garners very public campaign to demonstrate the vitality of his effort to revive the iconic brand. The HFL story originated with a piece from BikerGlory, and it includes some serious allegations. We thought it might be a good idea to check out what the majordomo at Norton has to say about the issues raised in the most recent stories about the health his company. As you might guess, Mr. Garner begs to differ with the conclusions drawn by some critics on the web and in the British motorcycle building fraternity.
Garner took the time to answer some of the bombs thrown his way recently by firing back at the naysayers in this exclusive QA with Motorcycleinsurance.com: The critics are saying Norton Motorcycles has consistently failed to fill orders on time and there have been problems with holding deposits. Any truth to those criticisms? SG: In the last two years we have delivered many …
Charlie Stockwell designs and builds custom Harley-Davidson motorcycles for Warr’s Harley-Davidson in London, England. Stockwell has been behind the cool bikes coming out of Warr’s since 1996.
My aim was and and still is to bring together and celebrate the creative culture and lifestyle in hand built custom motorcycles.
Japanese clothing maker Evisu commissioned Stockwell and Warr’s of London to hand build a classically-inspired Harley-Davidson, and this inspiring machine, Stockwells Kamome Sprinter, drops a vintage style on top of a rideable, modern functionality. The eye for detail Stockwell applies to this custom bike is, in a word, spectacular. The engine, gas tank, handlebars and fenders are all polished and nickel-plated.
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Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming, ‘Wow! What a Ride!’
- Hunter S. Thompson
Photo by motofotostudio at the 2012 Mount Garfield motorcycle hillclimb nationals…