Sidecar for Norton International 600 Motorcycle designed and built by Gordon Sutcliffe

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Title

Sidecar for Norton International 600 Motorcycle designed and built by Gordon Sutcliffe

Subject

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Description

Double adult sidecar for Norton International 600 Motorcycle designed and built by Gordon Sutcliffe. Gordon modeled this on his friend's sidecar making a pattern in hardboard. He steamed the wood components to achieve the curved shape. It was made in the 1950's when Gordon lived at High St
Gordon’s Interests Gordon was a keen motorcyclist and owned a number of motorcycles from classic British manufacturers for example Matchless and Norton. He enjoyed maintaining these bikes and racing with them

Gordon was enthusiastic about all types of machines and spent many happy hours at his smallholding with his vast collection of machines, vehicles and spare parts.

Date

Made:1950's

Contributor

Made available by: Dorothy Sutcliffe, Four Winds, Blackshaw Head, HX7 7JJ
Edited by: Ged and Monica Haley SHED members

Format

jpg

Language

English

Type

scanned still image

Identifier

Original filename: sidecar3.jpg
Omeka id: 124

Files

sidecar3.jpg

Citation

“Sidecar for Norton International 600 Motorcycle designed and built by Gordon Sutcliffe,” SHED (Blackshaw Local History Group) Archive, accessed October 19, 2017, http://blackshawhistory.org/items/show/124.

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