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by Keith.owen
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Factory Front Brake Cable Length
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Factory Front Brake Cable Length

Hi Dave,
What a numpty I be!

I did look there but failed to understand!
:oops:

Keith
by Keith.owen
Thu Mar 21, 2019 11:09 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Factory Front Brake Cable Length
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Re: Factory Front Brake Cable Length

Hi Dave,
What a numpty I be!

I did look there but failed to understand!
:oops:

Keith
by Keith.owen
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:35 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Sterring head lubrication
Replies: 3
Views: 278

Sterring head lubrication

I think the time has come to grease my head bearings, but, I have serious doubts about the effectiveness of squirting grease in through the nipples. I imagine that some grease might find its way past the bearing cup on the lower bearing, but expecting it to go upwards against gravity and find its wa...
by Keith.owen
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Factory Front Brake Cable Length
Replies: 3
Views: 208

Factory Front Brake Cable Length

Hi, Can anyone help? I need to know what the length of the cable outer for the front brake on a post war rigid single with teles (1950) should be (as supplied by the factory). I have looked at pictures and it would appear that the cable doubles out across the other side of the forks (over and behind...
by Keith.owen
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12634

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Steve,
In fairness, I guess the time of year / climate doesn't help much with the build, at present!

Keith
by Keith.owen
Tue Mar 05, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12634

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Steve,
Amazing. How many miles have you done so far this year?

Keith
by Keith.owen
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12634

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Hi Steve,
You are not tight. £3 for a coffee is extortionate, I mean, what is it blue mountain or something served in a porcelain cup with silver service?!

Keith :o
by Keith.owen
Tue Jan 29, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019
Replies: 225
Views: 12634

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2019

Fantastic picture Steve!

You put me to shame with the meagre 1000 miles that I do!!!!!

BR,
Keith :mrgreen:
by Keith.owen
Fri Jan 18, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 1937 VG500
Replies: 15
Views: 1158

Re: 1937 VG500

I agree,
If it were close to me and I had the money.........................

Question; Considering the age of the bike, is it really reasonable to expect it to be 100% original?

Keith :D
by Keith.owen
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: old photos dont lie
Replies: 19
Views: 1136

Re: old photos dont lie

Hi Lee,
I think your VHA looks beautiful.

I don't think it is healthy to get too immersed in this 100% originality thing; it can get beyond reason and detract from the sheer joy of owning and riding a machine.

Keith

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