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Default A visit to the Norley workshop

Yesteday I visited the Norley Workshop, near Aberystwyth on the Welsh coast (in the UK). With our business successfully concluded and after a well earned cup of tea, we went over to their other workshop nearby where they manufacture their Manx style frames for Sportsters and Buells. ..

Here's a few pics I took, and a brief video, with Wynn the owner as your tour guide..

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Well at least let me say, "Welcome from Central Florida."
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Well at least let me say, "Welcome from Central Florida."
Thanks.. I didnt go to buy a frame kit, but an old XL1000 for my next project, but having seen the quality of their work, I'm now very tempted to save up for one, though first I have to finish a moto guzzi cafe racer I'm building.
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Would like to see them. steve Wow, nice frame? What is the fuel tank made of and who made it?
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Would like to see them. steve Wow, nice frame? What is the fuel tank made of and who made it?
They are handmade in alloy, made locally.
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Not sure I can add much more.. their website is being revamped at the moment, but there is more info on it, here http://www.the-norley.com/
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Not sure I can add much more.. their website is being revamped at the moment, but there is more info on it, here http://www.the-norley.com/
Thanks..I also enjoyed the Not A Fridge Custom Workshop Tour on YouTube...
They must have a whole squadron of mechanics working there !!
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My friend Saf owns the custom workshop, I get use of the equipment when needed and he helps me make stuff that I cant. There is only Saf and one mechanic, the other folks are customers and mates who are allowed to help out on their own projects over the weekends.

They've done a few Sporty chops and trike conversions, there are more pics on their facebook page if your interested...

like this one..

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like this one..

Seems to be a project using a V8 in the shop!
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