Norton Motorcycles owner Stuart Garner, 47, is the man who bet big time on being able to revive Britain’s most sporting motorcycle brand as a series production entity – and he now looks set for the bet to pay off.
Since he acquired the rights to the historic British marque eight years ago, obtaining with them the prototype Commando 961 streetbike, which previous owner Ollie Curme had commissioned from the USA’s No.1 twin-cylinder Norton guru, Oregon-based Kenny Dreer, Garner has invested long hours in putting the born-again Norton Motorcycles firm back on the map, with getting on for 2000 motorcycles so far built and delivered to customers around the world.
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