another perfectly good motorcycle ruined.......

Thursday, 28 June 2012

national motorcycle museum


 another legendary bike at the national motorcycle museum is the double engined norton top fuel bike of ian messenger and derek chinn, i almost missed this slice of english drag racing history amongst the packed hall's, my heart skipped a beat when i saw it, it must be 30 year's since i've seen this machine, i alway's marvelled at how massive it looked, but, when i saw it again i couldn't believe how small it was, two norton twin's, shorrock's blower and massive s.u. carb's, all linked together with a plumber's nightmare of braided hoses, proper dangerous............

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