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by PeterW
Sat Mar 22, 2014 10:06 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1951 NH Frame lugs
Replies: 7
Views: 1498

Re: 1951 NH Frame lugs

Nice job.
by PeterW
Fri Mar 21, 2014 6:43 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Classic vehicle tax
Replies: 7
Views: 1241

Re: Classic vehicle tax

https://www.gov.uk/government/publicati ... c-vehicles

If only they'd do the same with bike MOTs :¬)
by PeterW
Tue Jan 28, 2014 12:37 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: 1951 NH Frame lugs
Replies: 7
Views: 1498

Re: 1951 NH Frame lugs

I had the same problem but found that a snugly fitting tube worked well when the fitting was tighten up without securing it. Obviously brazing would be better but as the lug is hollow and the edges frayed you'd need to drill the sides out then braze the tube to the outer wall. I guess the easy answe...
by PeterW
Tue Jan 21, 2014 10:09 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Recommended 6v batttery for VB600
Replies: 6
Views: 968

We need pictures :¬)
by PeterW
Mon Jan 20, 2014 1:46 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Facebook Vintage Motorcycle site
Replies: 11
Views: 1391

Inspiration for a club calendar to rival the AJS / Matchless mob's?
by PeterW
Sun Jan 19, 2014 6:54 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Facebook Vintage Motorcycle site
Replies: 11
Views: 1391

Facebook Vintage Motorcycle site

Some nice bikes, but this might be my favourite (warning: feature scantily clad woman)
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10200727977948013&set=o.16031924681&type=3&theater
by PeterW
Mon Jan 13, 2014 4:12 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: timing
Replies: 6
Views: 1775

I'd double check the timing to make sure that when the lever is fully forward it sparks just before TDC & then watch as you pull the lever back to ensure it then fires later. You might have timed it on full retard by mistake (easy to do as the mag spins the wrong way) or have the wrong mag so pu...
by PeterW
Tue Dec 10, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Safety bicycle mistery
Replies: 5
Views: 659

looking further

The chap in the 1894 Crescent Bicycles advert seem to have his feet up on rests mounted on the forks - a feature of this bike.

http://oldbike.wordpress.com/10-vintage ... -pre-1920/
by PeterW
Tue Dec 10, 2013 12:41 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Safety bicycle mistery
Replies: 5
Views: 659

Crossed Keys is probably one of the most used symbols but CB should narrow it down. Probably too old to be a Claude Butler but Boyd, C. (1898), Calcott Bros & West (1890), Calcott Bros Ltd (1912) and Coventry Bicycle Ltd (1921) might fit. http://oldbike.wordpress.com/7-bicycles-manufactured-in-c...

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