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by Roger James
Fri Nov 02, 2012 7:05 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow racer water cooled engine
Replies: 6
Views: 1319

2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow racer water cooled engine

Good Morning, Here is, 2 Stroke picture of the day. Arrow racer fitted with special water cooled barrels made by Ron Phillips, Fahron Engineering. Machine owned by Gerry Cain who has also carried out a few other mods - Twin carbs are 27mm Tillottson's, Yamaha con rods, Wiseco pistons, boyer ignitiio...
by Roger James
Thu Nov 01, 2012 11:36 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show
Replies: 12
Views: 2375

Keith, Regarding the Suzuki T20, here's a connection with Ariel. Did you know that circa 1963 Ariel built and road tested two tubular framed motorcycles fitted with a twin carb Arrow engine called the TS5? The frame was purpose built as were the petrol tanks but fitted with BSA C15 front forks and w...
by Roger James
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:56 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Stafford Bike Show
Replies: 0
Views: 443

2 Stroke picture of the day Stafford Bike Show

Good Morning,
Here is 2 Stoke Picture of the day.
Taken at Stafford International Classic Bike Show in April 2011 showing the Leader and Arrows on display, the stand was in the main hall up on the balcony.
All being well there will be a similar stand booked to display the bikes next year.

Jess
by Roger James
Thu Nov 01, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show
Replies: 12
Views: 2375

Hello Keith, Indeed there are some Japanese parts used in these race tuned engines to improve reliability and performance, the crankcase is usually altered to take twin carbs, Mikuni carbs now instead of Amal, the Ariel crankshaft is still used but machined to take the larger diameter con rod pins f...
by Roger James
Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show
Replies: 12
Views: 2375

Re: 2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show

Hello Robin, Definately no shortage of bikes, but the good old days when you could pick them up cheaply for a tenner as I used to are long gone, tidy examples are often advertised now for thousand of pounds.. You can pick up a restoration project fairly cheaply but like all motocycles being rebuilt ...
by Roger James
Wed Oct 31, 2012 7:46 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show
Replies: 12
Views: 2375

2 Stroke picture of the day Uttoxeter Bike Show

Good Morning, Here is , 2 Stroke Picture of the day, taken at the VJMC Uttoxeter Bike Show in 2008. This show on Uttoxeter Race Course had been an annual event for five years running and had become a popular show in July for displaying the Ariel 2 Stroke motorcycles and the opportunity of having a r...
by Roger James
Tue Oct 30, 2012 8:02 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day 112mph Arrow
Replies: 1
Views: 1304

2 Stroke picture of the day 112mph Arrow

Good Morning, Here is your 2 Stroke Picture of the day. The 112 mph Ariel Arrow Racer that won the Pre TT Classic Race on the Isle of Man in 2011. The machine is actually a Leader that has a registration number, purchased as a restoration project by Pete Coogan from Mersyside he built it up, got it ...
by Roger James
Mon Oct 29, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: arrow spares
Replies: 2
Views: 3889

Re: arrow spares

Hello Rob, As mentioned the Ariel Owners Club have 2 Stroke Spares Organiser - John & Sandy Ellis, always worth a try for any Arrow spares, Tel number in Cheval magazine. Or try the following. Draganfly Motorcycles Tel 01986 894798 probably now have the larges stock of spares having not long ago...
by Roger James
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:19 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Re: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic

Hi Nev,

Hope the cops weren't trying to catch you on Police Leaders.

Jess
by Roger James
Mon Oct 29, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic TT
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Re: 2 Stroke picture of the day Arrow that won 2006 Classic

Hello Nev,

You might like tomorrows 2 Stroke picture of the day - The 112mph Arrow.

All the best

Jess

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