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Old 08-03-2004, 12:50 PM
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Update on my frame dilemma:

The people at Brit Cycles say they've had a number of people ask about attaching their Triumph/BSa hardtails to Norton frames. The last guy I talked to simply said no way.

So then I talked to Travis at Blackball Choppers (a local (Denver, CO chopper shop that has done a number of British choppers, www.blackballchoppers.com). Travis also said no way. By the time he cut apart my front section, raked the head the way I want, and added a custom-built hardtail, I'd be looking at the same price with a lot more trouble and aggravation on his part.

Another chopper shop in New Zealand said the best they could do was to sell me a "universal" hardtail frame with weld-on motor mounts which I would have to weld on at the correct places. They wanted $1,300 landed in Denver. Blackball Choppers want $1,200. At the moment, looks like I'll go with Travis at Blackball.

In any case, if someone wants to do a British old school chopper and doesn't want to pony up for a new frame, I recommend sticking with BSAs or Triumphs.
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Old 09-11-2017, 11:43 PM
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Any luck with a rigid Norton frame? I am running one with a '74 850. Had another one and sold it to a small shop in Saskatchewan, Canada - I bought in Edmonton from a small old-school bike shop - they were selling to a guy to fit his SOHC Honda, I got in there and rescued it from getting cut up. Built one for a customer about 20 years ago - a company in Wolfville Nova Scotia sent it up here, but the 750 Commando engine did not fit, customer took it to a friend who cut the motor mounts off and welded on some long thin plates - it fit...
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