| Taken at the same time as this photo.|
Probably at the 1937 North West 200;
new for '37 were conical front hubs,
rev. counters, square big fin cylinder heads
and new oil tanks with extended filler necks.
|A racing specification production machine|
which could be '37 or '38, but interestingly it is
fitted with a 1936 works front brake;
so this maybe a practise machine or perhaps
one loaned out to a promising non-works rider.
|-Paul- Jock Forbes at the 1938 TT races. |
With his 250cc Manxman (#9) on which he came 6th place.
Norton #34 was his Junior (Model 40)
mount that finished 11th place.
|John "Crasher" White on one of the 1937 works machines.|
You can just see the front brake anchor rod
on the offside fork strut and the big fin cylinder head,
both of which were new for 1937.
|Freddie Frith and Les Archer at the 1936 North West 200|