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by Steven.Carter
Fri May 29, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 302
Views: 21140

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

I was very close to West Bay, never been there before, lovely spot and the ride back towards Weymouth was perfect.

With this pandemic going on the Cruise ships have no work but tied up in Southampton would cost a fortune so they've all weighed anchor in Weymouth bay for free :D
by Steven.Carter
Fri May 29, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 302
Views: 21140

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Had a job today at a gas plant near Dorchester. They are converting old maize plants waste into gas and pumping it into the grid. Clever stuff. Very modern equipment on an old set of farm buildings. I peeked around the door of an old barn hoping to find an old bike. I did find one. :D 20200529_09011...
by Steven.Carter
Sun May 24, 2020 2:07 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Workshop and Garage
Replies: 2
Views: 327

Re: Workshop and Garage

My workshops never blooming tidy, just me I suppose.

Is your VA engine a side valve? I could be interested in that. I'll drop you a private message. Cheers.
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Steve
by Steven.Carter
Wed May 20, 2020 5:59 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: 2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled

Vincent.vanGinneke wrote:O.K. I'll be there, but make sure you bring that bouncy castle Steven !

Is that a euphemism :D :D
by Steven.Carter
Wed May 20, 2020 5:57 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled
Replies: 7
Views: 524

Re: 2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled

tonyh wrote:I think its the only thing to do. The VMCC have canceled most of they're events this year to. Sad as the weather I bet will be like last years.

It would be funny if it poured everyday, :D
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 18, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Thorspark?
Replies: 2
Views: 296

Re: Thorspark?

I've got one on my WNG, works fine, will even run on 8 AA batteries for 100 miles,
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 18, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled
Replies: 7
Views: 524

2020 Annual Rally Sparsholt Cancelled

I'm guessing you all knew this was coming, I suppose I clung on to some hope that things would improve but clearly now even if things do get better, holding the rally with all the social distancing wouldn't make the rally very enjoyable. And even more importantly it would be so difficult for our ove...
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 18, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 302
Views: 21140

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

In the background...…..I dont think Harleys are allowed out yet :lol: Well in the background, I was keeping a very anti social distance I stopped to put the kettle on, boils in around 20 minutes so I pull over and switch on. I can set it to say 95 degrees and it keeps it at that with its thermostat...
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 18, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 302
Views: 21140

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Keith.owen wrote:Hi Steve,
is that a Sunbeam your friend is riding?

I always hankered after one................but I don't think the boss would take kindly to my having yet another bike!

Keith


Yes, a nice S8, Keith
by Steven.Carter
Mon May 18, 2020 3:42 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 302
Views: 21140

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Vincent.vanGinneke wrote:In the background...…..I dont think Harleys are allowed out yet :lol:


Well in the background, I was keeping a very anti social distance

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