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by PeterW
Wed May 23, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: Nev's VCH
Replies: 3
Views: 1127

Re: Nev's VCH

now thats a cracking looking bike
by PeterW
Sun May 20, 2012 10:01 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

First, thanks Adrie - the tank mount is perfect and splendidly wrapped in an Ariel t-shirt! Second, thanks to Steve for lugging (haha, see what I did there) it all the way back from the continent. Great to meet you and the Hampshire mob. Will be down again as soon as its on the road. btw, just disco...
by PeterW
Tue May 15, 2012 10:42 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Ariels second run
Replies: 7
Views: 1214

The standard bikes are quick enough but you might be lucky and find you have road rocket cams & HC pistons.
by PeterW
Sun May 13, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

First off - Thanks Steve, much appreciated. Second - nice guess Simon but no, its a decorative ring from a chubb or yale lock! Engine wise, I'm not stripping anything I dont have to - will get it running and take it from there, if it runs ok I'm in luck - if not I'll just have to drag it apart again...
by PeterW
Thu May 10, 2012 10:00 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Bit more progress - tought I'd check the basics before heaving the engine into the frame. 2012-05-10-177.jpg Took the engine shock absorber off and found the previous owner wasn't a slave to the parts book! 2012-05-10-178_1.jpg Can you see what it is yet? Looked familiar but it took me a while until...
by PeterW
Tue May 08, 2012 8:47 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Adrie - that's very kind, I didn't think I'd find one.
& Steve - if you could relay it back to the UK that would be great :¬)
by PeterW
Mon May 07, 2012 10:02 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Yep, front tank mounting had been removed, somethig else welded on and then that removed. I'll get a new one made up if I can find a tank at a sensible price. I adjusted the speed of the drill right down but even so I doubt I could kick that fast :¬) Gives a reasonable spark flicking it by hand so h...
by PeterW
Sun Apr 29, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

2012-04-29-170.jpg
Back to Black


And tested the mag

Spark.jpg
First spin this century
by PeterW
Tue Apr 24, 2012 7:30 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Full Face or Open Face Helmets for classic bikes
Replies: 66
Views: 10146

For those riders with heads of size HUGE I can recommend Held helmets - reasonable prices all the way up to xxxl
by PeterW
Mon Apr 23, 2012 10:41 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 1950 350NH basket case
Replies: 44
Views: 9735

Re: 1950 350NH basket case

Hmmm, wonder where the headstock bearings went?
Probably the same place as the clutch rollers..

2012-04-22-134.jpg
In Primer.

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