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nice looking machines. I always wondered - what's the purpose of that disk around the front brake hub? Just fanciness?
 

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nice looking machines. I always wondered - what's the purpose of that disk around the front brake hub? Just fanciness?
 

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Used to see them a lot on manx nortons, the stock drums they came with would glow cherry red by the end of a race because the norton drum had inadiquate cooling. Almost all the manx's I see to day have an oldani, grimeca, etc or they have the bacon slicers and a giant cooling scoop in front:


 

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Used to see them a lot on manx nortons, the stock drums they came with would glow cherry red by the end of a race because the norton drum had inadiquate cooling. Almost all the manx's I see to day have an oldani, grimeca, etc or they have the bacon slicers and a giant cooling scoop in front:


 
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