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by john.mitchell
Fri Jul 08, 2011 2:40 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Burman Q speedo drive
Replies: 1
Views: 904

This is the latest atest from Mike Taylour. Good hunting Editorjohn Burman Q Box parts Speedo spindle shaft.................................... .£14.50 inc p/p Speedo drive gears* (sold as pair)..............£55.00 inc p/p *You grind the old gear off the end of the layshaft to fit the new drive gear...
by john.mitchell
Thu Jul 07, 2011 11:10 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: engine won't fall back onto idle
Replies: 11
Views: 2471

Have a look at ebay 260661784991, John. A New Enfield India carb for £42 inc postage.
Regards
John M
by john.mitchell
Sat Jun 18, 2011 9:09 am
Forum: AOMCC website Status
Topic: knowledgebase and Cheval repository down
Replies: 1
Views: 5531

Re: knowledgebase and Cheval repository down

It's back up now, John. Thanks Dave.
Editorjohn
by john.mitchell
Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: HT rear hub wanted
Replies: 5
Views: 2389

Yes there is a problem here. Fay inadvertently reversed two digits in the advert. The correct number should be 01472 852857. However, when I tried this number yesterday it also showed as unobtainable. I have just tried again and it now rings out with no reply. Steve Stirling has just moved (on the 3...
by john.mitchell
Wed May 18, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Bike Insurance. Who are you using? Advice please.
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Further to my last email I attach the reply I received from F/J. FAO: John Mitchell - Editor Cheval de Fer Dear John, I'd like to take this opportunity to clarify Footman James' position with regards insurance cover and non MOT'd motorcycles. If it the case that the motorcycle is being ridden to a p...
by john.mitchell
Tue May 10, 2011 10:54 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Bike Insurance. Who are you using? Advice please.
Replies: 7
Views: 2233

Re: Bike Insurance. Who are you using? Advice please.

As you know Footman James do give the club a small commission (which adds up to over 4 figures in a year) and also give us a slightly preferable rate. I use them and I really believe they are the best of a pretty bad lot. Their admin could be improved but when I had reason to claim a few years back ...
by john.mitchell
Tue May 03, 2011 2:52 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Flywheels
Replies: 1
Views: 858

Flywheels

I have come across a pair of flywheels which I don't need. I had always believed them to be early 500cc wheels. However the only numbers I can read on them are either A7 530 or is it A7 590? I have the list we published in Cheval from Roger Gwynn and I have also looked through the website parts list...
by john.mitchell
Mon Apr 11, 2011 10:32 am
Forum: Two stroke
Topic: Leader Info?
Replies: 4
Views: 2579

Alan, for all things two stroke you cannot do better than talk to John Ellis. (Page 2 Cheval). You may be interested in a copy of his booklet "Two Stroke Development" published by the club and snip at £3 post paid. email me direct at vh500@btinternet. com and I can invoice you by paypal. O...
by john.mitchell
Fri Apr 08, 2011 12:20 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Cheshire Branch Breakfast Run
Replies: 0
Views: 723

Cheshire Branch Breakfast Run

If you are planning to go on this run as advertised in Cheval, please wait a month!

Unfortunately the details I was sent to print in Cheval were incorrect. It should read 7th May not April!!!
Editorjohn
by john.mitchell
Fri Mar 25, 2011 2:55 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: FH650 Restarting problem
Replies: 6
Views: 1513

FH650 Restarting problem

I have a strange problem with my rebuilt FH. It starts when cold 1st kick with a tickle and on choke. It ticks over exceptionally well and rides perfectly. If I stop it when hot, it restarts easily. However, if I stop it and leave it for 10 minutes it refuses to start again until the engine has cool...

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