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by JohnLay
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:08 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Re: Another new member

Thank you Paul, yes I am very pleased with it.
by JohnLay
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1952 KH
Replies: 74
Views: 12568

Re: 1952 KH

I think this machine has been standing for a while, the battery was completely flat and quite dry ( I have it on charge hoping it might recover, otherwise it will need replacing) and the sump was full of oil. Drained out and it looked more like black treacle than oil, so a change of oil and filter b...
by JohnLay
Thu Aug 08, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1952 KH
Replies: 74
Views: 12568

Re: 1952 KH

KH update, the machine is now alive and well in Oxford and will return to the road shortly, once DVLA have done their thing that is.
by JohnLay
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Re: Another new member

Thank you Robert for the info. and Simon for the pointer to the restoration thread. It is always nice to know a bikes back history, something that's not always possible.
by JohnLay
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:51 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Re: Another new member

Thank you Dave, a quick check of the paperwork from the auctioneers shows it is in deed Mr, Reads machine, clearly a well looked after motorcycle.
by JohnLay
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Re: Another new member

1952 500cc twin KH Has an AOMCC badge so my well have been owned by a member in the past.
by JohnLay
Wed Aug 07, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Another new member
Replies: 12
Views: 2657

Another new member

Hello, despite owning and ridden motorcycles for over 50 years I have never owned Ariel of any sort, until now that is. Bought sight unseen apart from photos from H&H auction.Very brave, or possibly a bit dumb. As it happened the machine is in excellent condition very pleased with it. As deliver...

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