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Norton, 1962, Manx Short Stroke

1962 – Norton “Manx Short Stroke” – England

Derek Minter won the 1962 English championship in the Senior, Junior and 250 classes, he also came second in the Dutch GP and other excellent positions throughout the world.

The bike, that comes from Birmingham museum, has the famous “Featherbed” frame, so called because of its comfort.


Marque: Norton
Model: Manx Corsa Corta
Cylinder number / Capacity: 1 / 499 cc
Power: 51 bhp at 7250 rpm
Speed: 225 kph