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by Dave.Thomas
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:36 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: died and woke up in Ariel heaven!
Replies: 9
Views: 337

Re: died and woke up in Ariel heaven!

More like Ariel prison than heaven ! Hope petrol is still affordable by the time they get their freedom
by Dave.Thomas
Thu Jan 09, 2020 6:04 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Running without lights
Replies: 30
Views: 844

Re: Running without lights

I tend to slowly pump the rear brake on and off just to make the brake light go on and off, so that hopefully drivers notice that ‘something’ is happening.
by Dave.Thomas
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariels at Chas Cope
Replies: 15
Views: 915

Re: Ariels at Chas Cope

Most of the reg’s with O in the middle were Birmingham, I have the list somewhere. A lot of the press bikes in road tests , and works bikes from various Birmingham factories, had ‘O’ plates - Millers GOV132 for instance, and SOX 631 - the Velocette 24 hr/100mph bike Threw a few random ‘DHA’s into DV...
by Dave.Thomas
Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:14 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariels at Chas Cope
Replies: 15
Views: 915

Re: Ariels at Chas Cope

I just put some random ‘CHA’ reg’s into the DVLA search, CHA615 is an Armstrong Siddley reg’d in October ‘36
by Dave.Thomas
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:38 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariel bobber conversion
Replies: 25
Views: 2477

Re: Ariel bobber conversion

I see you have the Ariel on eBay, and a James trials too?

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2529101740
by Dave.Thomas
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 58
Views: 2332

Re: New club Facebook page

But it’s the club and members that pay for the forum Mick, you’d hope they’d feel like contributing without having to be goaded
by Dave.Thomas
Sun Nov 10, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 58
Views: 2332

Re: New club Facebook page

Any attempt to raise club awareness is to be encouraged. It’s tough to know where to draw the line between what members can access versus non-members ; the club needs its U.S.P as the font of all knowledge otherwise why pay £20 if everything you need is on Facebook ? There’s less of a ‘club’ mentali...
by Dave.Thomas
Sun Nov 10, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 58
Views: 2332

Re: New club Facebook page

We certainly need a connection to it as it’s where a lot of Ariel riders congregate, but we have to be careful that it doesn’t cancel out the need to join the club . I’m in a couple of one-make or specialist Facebook groups due to there not being a suitable owners forum for them, but this Ariel foru...
by Dave.Thomas
Sun Nov 10, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 58
Views: 2332

Re: New club Facebook page

Is it open to non members ?
by Dave.Thomas
Sun Nov 10, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: New club Facebook page
Replies: 58
Views: 2332

Re: New club Facebook page

Facebook is great for instant stuff, like run/rally pics, but nowhere near as easy to search for the more technical information ( well done Lee though !)

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