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by Bob.Murphy
Wed Apr 15, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: W/NG General
Topic: The Beast lives
Replies: 34
Views: 2520

Re: The Beast lives

alan.moore wrote:Well done.
Aren't canal boat engines normally diesels :lol:


Semi-Diesels (Hot Bulb Engines) - e.g. the Bolinder single cylinder.

Nowadays they are modern diesels of course ;) .

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:56 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ldr, virtual rally
Replies: 6
Views: 445

Re: Ldr, virtual rally

I was planning on trundling the 'VH' down to Cornwall (from Edinburgh) this year. Well, I'll hopefully have the opportunity to run-in its new piston and gain confidence in the Electronic Ignition before next year. DSCN8702.JPG Question: Will the route for 2021 be the one that has been issued (or nee...
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Apr 14, 2020 11:48 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020
Replies: 286
Views: 18088

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2020

Just behind where I was working is this lovely bird. Ah yes - A 1950s De-Havilland Heron. DH made a smaller two-engine version - the 'Dove' and for the Australian market a three-engine version (with engine on the nose) - the 'Drover'. Engines were the familiar, reliable, inverted 4-cylinder 'Gypsy ...
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Apr 02, 2020 9:54 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: lockdown
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: lockdown

For those in need of cheering-up :!:

Bog Roll Legacy.jpg


Kim Jong & Coronavirus.jpg


Pub Life 2020.jpg


Virus Vs Married Life.jpg


Tokyo Olympics.jpg


Bob ;)
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:09 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: lockdown
Replies: 5
Views: 550

Re: lockdown

Well, if we're going to start one of those threads . . . .

Arnie.jpg


Bags of rice boredom.jpg


Italian Job Bog Rolls.jpg


Aliens.jpg


Greta Vs the Virus.jpeg.jpg


And there's loads more where they came from :lol:

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Mar 31, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Lucas electric motorcycle
Replies: 8
Views: 663

Re: Lucas electric motorcycle

You're a day early, Vincent :!:

1st April is tomorrow :lol:

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:21 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: 5 tpi Plastic Thread
Replies: 14
Views: 1030

Re: 5 tpi Plastic Thread

A fascinating construction, you've put a lot of thought into that.

I'd like to see the results of your 'multi-start thread', I'm not sure I've got my head around what you are doing :oops: .

Its good to see stuff like this, it gives us all encouragement.

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: My latest Ariel
Replies: 4
Views: 529

Re: My latest Ariel

It looks very nice, John. As you are probably 'self-isolating' (or whatever buzz-phrase we're using this week) I expect it will be squeaky-clean and semi-restored in no time. I look forward to seeing it on the Bath Classic stand at next year's Bristol Classic Show 8-) . I hope you and the family are...
by Bob.Murphy
Sun Mar 22, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: The new Project
Replies: 93
Views: 15073

Re: The new Project

Absolutely stunning - very well done 8-) .

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Mar 17, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Corona
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: Corona

Britain is not "Officially" closed yet. Schools are still open but people are being asked to self-isolate if they have come into contact with a possibly-infected person or are showing symptoms. Large gatherings have been postponed/cancelled. The strategy, if one can call it that, is to get...

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