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by micktailor
Thu Jan 16, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: died and woke up in Ariel heaven!
Replies: 10
Views: 969

Re: died and woke up in Ariel heaven!

hi, yes he told me he had some other stuff. and true, his knowledge of other models is limited( i told him and his mechanic mate about my kha project and they had never heard of them!! but he knows everything about square fours as u would if youd been collecting them since u were 15 lol. if anyone i...
by micktailor
Wed Jan 15, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: died and woke up in Ariel heaven!
Replies: 10
Views: 969

died and woke up in Ariel heaven!

Hi all, on the weekend i went out hunting for ariels. i found the mother load of ariel parts and the biggest collection of square fours on the planet! im not joking, here in Nuriootpa south australia, met a nice old chap namedEric Parker, he has the worlds biggest collection of square fours . he als...
by micktailor
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariel moving day.
Replies: 18
Views: 4158

Re: Ariel moving day.

cool bikes lee.
mine is still in easy to transport form :shock:
by micktailor
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

on the old magazine subject.... i bought about 10 magazines with articles about ariels from a guy here in adelaide, he may have more, his dad had lots of them...ariels and other bikes.
he advertises them on gumtree.com if u guys r interested
by micktailor
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

y Leejm, i think ur on the money there about the blue seat... seen that in at least 2 drawings from 1953-4 ( advertisements) kha going a bit slowly, hit another sidetrack (400ci chev motor to rebuild!) Have stripped the front forks down tho, ordered new everythings for that bit... hope those tapered...
by micktailor
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

wow ur bike looks awesome Leejm
nice job
by micktailor
Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

wow ur bike looks awesome Leejm
nice job
by micktailor
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

Yeah, my kh(a) came with a chrome brake plate too and i saw a disscussion on here about wether the headlights were black or bike colour as well, both of them in this photo are the bike colour, but ive also seen photos and drawings in ariel brochures from that period that had black headlights.... whi...
by micktailor
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

Re: old photos dont lie

adelaide 1954
by micktailor
Thu Jan 03, 2019 11:42 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 2543

old photos dont lie

Hi all,
this is a photo of a 1954 bike show in adelaide,.... looks like u were right Leejm, crank cases look pretty polished here on the vh.
what u would give to have a time machine and non- inflation adjusted bank account :D

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