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Mike Norman
Interests: Motorcycle racing, race engine development, mechanical design, photography, being a father.
Recent Activity
VALVE TRAIN: G-Force Engine Development is in the process of re-designing and quoting another batch of very high performance Valve Train Components. We are looking to make Valves, Valve Seats, Valve Guides, Valve Spring Retainers and Valve Seats. With valves,... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2017 at G-Force Engine Development
Cosworth 428cc Kits are IN STOCK!!!! Ready for shipment NOW! contact me It's been a long wait, and many people probably had their doubts it would actually happen (unless you know me well enough to know I do what I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2017 at G-Force Engine Development
Even MORE Breaking News!!! Have you been trying to find engine bearings for your NC-30 or NC-35, and are being told the parts are "No Longer Available" (NLA)? Well, Honda may no longer care about your NCs, but G-Force ABSOLUTELY... Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2016 at G-Force Engine Development
BREAKING NEWS! The 56.0mm (+1mm Oversized) Pistons are here! After many months of waiting, the 56.0 mm Cosworth/G-Force pistons are here. These pistons have been completely redesigned from the 57.0 mm pistons, with a new dome to maintain the higher... Continue reading
Posted Oct 27, 2016 at G-Force Engine Development
G-Force Engine Development, in collaboration with many different sources, is working very hard to provide replacement engine parts for many of the JDM/Grey Market motorcycles that are still being collected, ridden or even raced around the globe. For now, the... Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2016 at G-Force Engine Development
I'm sad to report that I no longer am with HPD. After many issues with both my Cervical Spine (neck) and my Lumbar Spine (Lower Back), and 5 spinal surgeries since December 2014, I was out of work for too... Continue reading
Posted Jun 1, 2016 at G-Force Engine Development
As reported in my last post, I had to cut way back on my efforts with the NCs due to taking a position as the Quality Assurance Department Manager at Honda Performance Development. After around a year and a half... Continue reading
Posted Aug 23, 2015 at G-Force Engine Development
My apologies for the lack of updates. Here's a little splash of what's been going on........ In July of 2013, I started interviewing and negotiating with Honda Performance Development (HPD) for a position within their company. In October of 2013,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2014 at G-Force Engine Development
Apologies for not updating the Blog since the end of the 2012 Racing Season. A lot has happened since then, so I will try and catch things up to speed in a few posts. After these posts, I will try... Continue reading
Posted Apr 1, 2013 at G-Force Engine Development
A Huge congratulations to Dave Moss of Feel the Track for winning his 2nd 450cc Superbike Championship in a row (the 7th 450cc Superbike Championship in the last 8 seasons for the team) on his G-Force Engine Development NC428V!!!!! Thanks... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2012 at G-Force Engine Development
The 2012 Racing Season is rapidly approaching! Several on-track test-dates have already passed and the first race of the season is 2 weeks from today. Activity at G-Force is getting crazy as everyone is trying to finish their Winter rebuilds.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 5, 2012 at G-Force Engine Development
Just Released! The April issue of Cycle World Magazine contains the article we have been waiting for regarding our 450cc Project. Our bike is listed as one of the "World's Coolest Bikes"! Pick up a copy, the article is great... Continue reading
Posted Feb 29, 2012 at G-Force Engine Development
October 2nd, 2011: New G-Force addition Dave Moss took his ex-Mike Norman owned and built NC428V to win the 2011 AFM 450cc Superbike Championship. It was a tough season for Dave, having some teething pains with the bike early in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2011 at G-Force Engine Development
Today we took the bike to the Cycle World photo studio for professional photos by Brian Blades. It was an honor to have such a prominent photographer take pictures of the bike. Seeing the bike on his computer screen was... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2011 at G-Force Engine Development
Since the beginning, G-Force has been a "Racing" Team. Every season, we participated in every race to chase wins, and ultimately the Championship. Looking at our results, since 1994, we have done just that....won Championships. Lots of Championships. When we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2011 at G-Force Engine Development
In a continued effort to bring my blog up to date, I have been updating many of the pages with more current information based on our recent progress. Please see the following updated pages: 02 A History of G-Force I... Continue reading
Posted Apr 8, 2011 at G-Force Engine Development
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