1968 Norton Commando Motorcycle featured at the Classic and Vintage Swap Meet

April 17 2018

The Classic and Vintage Swap Meet will feature a rare 1968 Norton Commando to mark the 50th anniversary of this legendary motorcycle’s introduction. 

The Classic and Vintage Swap Meet happens on April 29th in Surrey, B.C. and has become a fixture for many motorcycle enthusiasts across North America. Owners of all makes and styles of classic and vintage motorcycles are invited to enter the Show ‘N Shine, and awards will be presented in ten different classes, including Best in Show and People’s Choice. 

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Legendary Commando, a rare model of a 1968 Commando will be featured at the show. The Norton Commando was first shown at the Earls Court, London motorcycle show in late 1967. The first models arrived in April 1968, the bike featured a 750 cc engine which was “canted” forward and fitted in a totally new frame. Designed by Dr. Stefan Bauer and termed the “Isolastic” frame as it “isolated” the drivetrain from the main frame. Commandos were produced until 1985 and has a legendary following within the British motorcycling community.

The swap meet will be held at the Cloverdale Exhibition Grounds, you can learn more about the Classic and Vintage Swap Meet click here.

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