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by steve.dampier
Thu Mar 23, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: Ariel Red Hunter Bobber
Replies: 10
Views: 2158

Re: Ariel Red Hunter Bobber

Is that a Hardly-Ableson front end? I have a collection of parts me and my dad are looking at turning in to a "Special" and the main goal is to have a brake that works and still keep the spoked wheel. Yes, 1995 Sportster front end, Draganfly taper bearings, custom yoke spindle. The Harley...
by steve.dampier
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954
Replies: 11
Views: 4641

Re: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954

Thanks for the "Embed" solution Peter
by steve.dampier
Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954
Replies: 11
Views: 4641

Re: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954

Here's the other one:Image
by steve.dampier
Sun Jan 29, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954
Replies: 11
Views: 4641

Re: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954

Does this work?
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by steve.dampier
Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954
Replies: 11
Views: 4641

Re: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954

Hi Guy

Are they not visible for you? I can see them even when not logged in.
by steve.dampier
Sun Jan 29, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Where is it now ?
Topic: Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954
Replies: 11
Views: 4641

Bucks Grand National Scramble 1954

This is my father on his Ariel at the Bucks Grand National Scramble in 1954. He was an Ariel man through and through, He road Red Hunters on the road, scrambles and trials. https://kxqwsg-sn3301.files.1drv.com/y3pKXKFDyjCTzOqijrlhSPHbpGwYFFR3kY0NfkX1SqcfwHZ9TJuIRLbOZKH16nfDBmC9dwKK1_e2LuUFYzOen2iw4C...
by steve.dampier
Sun Jan 29, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: Ariel Red Hunter Bobber
Replies: 10
Views: 2158

Re: Ariel Red Hunter Bobber

I agree. The V- Twin is a great set up in a road bike. My last 10 modern bikes have all been V- Twins, plenty of torque and a slim width profile combined with an engine of character. An Ariel single is very different to most other bikes of this type and so gets a lot of attention wherever I go on it...
by steve.dampier
Sat Jan 28, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: Ariel Red Hunter Bobber
Replies: 10
Views: 2158

Ariel Red Hunter Bobber

Here's my Ariel 500 Red Hunter Bobber! First thing to say it was built up from parts, so no complete bike was cut up in this process. The bike was my daily ride 30 years ago but sat in a shed until 4 years ago when I decided to get it back on the road with a different look. Engine is 1954, frame is ...
by steve.dampier
Mon Oct 24, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Taper roller bearings for headraces
Replies: 9
Views: 2815

Apologies, :oops:

Found the Post:

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Off to get a piece of 1/2" bar, hammer and a grinder then.
by steve.dampier
Mon Oct 24, 2011 4:52 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Taper roller bearings for headraces
Replies: 9
Views: 2815

Guys I am a newbie to this forum and I have been looking to remove the existing headraces in my 1952 VH plunger frame. As Pete says there is a lip but the way the headstock is cast I don't seem to be able to get a drift on them. I see Pete mentions a suitable tool (seen elswhere on the forum) but I ...

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