Auction Action: bid on classic bikes at Bristol

Next weekend’s Carole Nash Classic MotorCycle Show at Shepton Mallet incorporates an auction of old bikes and classic motorcycles. This down-to-earth event feels a little bit different to those immensely up-market auctions which feature famous names and unique icons that sell for five figures (and frequently fetch north of £100,000, which fair boggles the brains). Instead the Charterhouse Auction at…

Norton Dominator 99

  Back in the 1950s when young men dreamed of a Norton this is probably what their fantasy bike looked like. A ‘stylish high performance roadster with first-class steering, roadholding and brakes,’ Norton were justifiably proud of its ‘zestful and tireless engine, remarkably powerful brakes and a well-subdued exhaust. Steering is in the best Norton tradition and will please the…