Dean Scharzenbach first laid eyes on this mysterious 1965 Norton survivor in his buddy Greg McFadden's garage almost twelve years ago. The moment he saw it, he fell in love with the molded square tube frame and the quirky hand-painted graphics and knew he had to get his hands on it.
I was introduced to Sam at the Hard Times Show in Worcester, Massachusetts. As soon as he pulled up and parked his bike, it immediately started getting peoples attention. When asked, he had no problem wheeling his 1950 Harley Davidson Panhead around to the side of Ralph’s Rock Diner to get away from the crowd so we could chat and shoot a few pictures.
If you find yourself in Southern California, there's one thing you definitely need to do - and that's plot a course across the winding cliffside roads of the famous Ortega Highway en route to the beautiful town of Temecula.