Ronald Allison, The Country Life of
Britain in the Seventies. (Country Life Books, 1980).
Incomplete Commandos sit idle, along with their builders, as the government and industry debacle took its toll and the once proud Norton name was brought low. During this decade, a large part of the British manufacturing industry went down the tubes. For NVT, the best observer was Mike Jackson, who wrote an excellent series of "Yesteryear" articles for Motorcycle Sport and Leisure in the early 2000's.