Kenny Dreer..comes out of his Norton nightmare. Kenny Dreer's history in motorcycles dates back to his early years in Phila, Pa. His father, a pioneer in the import car business during the 50's and 60's era, indoctrinated Kenny to the European cars of the time.
Kenny Dreer owned and operated a vintage bike shop in Portland Oregon, restoring and rebuilding vintage British and Italian bikes. In the Late 90’s, he began building his VR880, which was basically a “resto-mod”, a ground-up rebuild of an old bike using many modern improvements and a bored-out motor.
It’s only been a few years since Kenny Dreer’s dream of relaunching Norton fell to earth. Despite attracting huge interest and praise, the move from prototype to production took more resources than Dreer and company could muster, and the venture folded before any production bikes were built. But.
Sep 19, 2013 · Northwest Dragbike race #6 had us breaking in and tuning a brand new top end on the motor. After some half track runs we turned the nitrous on and started tuning. Our first tune gave us .