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by ChrisNewton
Tue Aug 21, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Gentlemen Thank you for the insight - My VH will hit speeds up to 70 mph - i haven't gone any faster although is suspect it would do it, the speedo has been refurbished so i assume its close to this speed that aside it does shake a tad, my thinking is that i've become to refined in my old age and th...
by ChrisNewton
Fri Aug 10, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Roger

you are correct they do - i just imagined that the rear wheel sprocket would be the simple solution

however if this is the only option perhaps its the way to go
by ChrisNewton
Fri Aug 10, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Gent's

Thanks for the valuable input, set up is 23t and 44 t on primary - i haven't found a supply of rear sprockets to choose from

any suggestions ?
by ChrisNewton
Wed Aug 08, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Interesting Ian - thanks - i have to say i thought the rear wheel sprocket would have had some variations :o
by ChrisNewton
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:55 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Thanks Dave
by ChrisNewton
Wed Aug 08, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Keith
Thanks for the input - that's where it feels most comfortable - i will most likely leave well alone
by ChrisNewton
Wed Aug 08, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

Re: cruising speed VH

Pete Sorry yes apologies - 1954 is the year of the bike and its a 23t sprocket on the crank has anyone played with the rear wheel sprocket set up - a smaller sprocket here would give it longer legs i don't want the engine to work to hard but i would like it to sit at 60 mph comfortably as it is, she...
by ChrisNewton
Wed Aug 08, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: cruising speed VH
Replies: 25
Views: 2106

cruising speed VH

Hello Ariel Guru's :D Last nights ride out with a friend, made me consider that i was asking too much from my VH so first question, " what should i be cruising at speed wise ?" this is going to throw up some sprocket questions i know but before i answer those (cant do it now i'm at work ) ...
by ChrisNewton
Sat Jun 23, 2018 1:01 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Can ignition timing jump out of sync VH
Replies: 19
Views: 1439

Re: Can ignition timing jump out of sync VH

Chris Shearwood ....short answer is i don't know .....i rode the bike in to the garage about a week ago it was running fine. i went to ride her again on Thursday evening , several kicks and it coughed an spluttered - so i checked the carb and fuel then looked for a spark all present So i could only ...
by ChrisNewton
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Can ignition timing jump out of sync VH
Replies: 19
Views: 1439

Re: Can ignition timing jump out of sync VH

it is cured ...thanks to all for help.

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