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by Bob.Murphy
Fri Feb 21, 2014 11:10 am
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: THE SQUARE 4 LIVES - BUT NOT THE DYNAMO
Replies: 47
Views: 10462

Re:

Mine is not so much stiff - everything is free, but you can certainly feel the weight in all those parts. I remember frosty early morning starts on my four-pipe Square. Trying not to wake the neighbours, standing on the kickstart hoping enough pots would fire to let it run. With cold, straight-50 o...
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Feb 19, 2014 11:13 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: THE SQUARE 4 LIVES - BUT NOT THE DYNAMO
Replies: 47
Views: 10462

Re: THE SQUARE 4 LIVES - BUT NOT THE DYNAMO

Congrats on firing-up the Square, its a great feeling when it runs after all the work that's been done. The Field 'F' terminal is normally on the left - but there should be a 'F' mark on the clamp that holds the wires in. You may need to "Flash" the dynamo (Re-polarise to give it its Sunda...
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:04 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Insurance
Replies: 6
Views: 1709

Re: Insurance

I have my 'VH' on my Carole Nash bike policy - along with my two modern(ish) BMWs.

I think it cost me about £58 to add it to the existing policy (fully comp).

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:14 pm
Forum: Suppliers
Topic: Camshaft re-profiling & follower repair:
Replies: 2
Views: 3331

Camshaft re-profiling & follower repair:

The cams, followers & half-compression mechanism on my 1930 Panther M50 motor are badly worn. Does anyone have a recommendation for someone who can build them up and re-profile them. I assume that 'Case Hardening' would be required as well. I can't get replacements through the Panther Owners' Cl...
by Bob.Murphy
Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:34 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Australian stuntman?
Replies: 21
Views: 4550

Re:

Vincent.vanGinneke wrote: currently 8 meters below sea level & having dry feet, yep, rub it in !


:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Cornelius Vermuyden - where are you, we need you again :!: :!:

;)

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Wed Feb 12, 2014 12:15 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Australian stuntman?
Replies: 21
Views: 4550

Re: Australian stuntman?

Its like one of those "What happened next??" pictures :D .

I guess its on dirt or sand as it has chains around the rear tyre. Life expectancy of the bike won't be high unfortunately.

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Feb 11, 2014 6:10 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariels (and others) at the Bristol Classic Show:
Replies: 6
Views: 2927

Re: Bristol Classic Show - Results.

I found this on the Classicbikeshows website. I hope they don't mind sharing it . . Somerset Winners Announced! There are some incredible machines on display this year at the 34th Carole Nash Bristol Classic MotorCycle Show here in Somerset. Despite the recent troubles across the West Country, thous...
by Bob.Murphy
Tue Feb 11, 2014 12:02 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariels (and others) at the Bristol Classic Show:
Replies: 6
Views: 2927

Re:

Steven.Carter wrote:I'll be there Bob. Great photos
Steve


Good stuff :D will that be on the Cyclone ??

I saw Gary Baker at the Bristol Classic (didn't recognise him without a bike jacket :oops: ), he'll be at the LDR as well.

Should be good.

Bob.
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Feb 10, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Ariels (and others) at the Bristol Classic Show:
Replies: 6
Views: 2927

Ariels (and others) at the Bristol Classic Show:

Ariels at the Bristol Classic Motorcycle Show – 8th Feb 2014 For me, the Classic Motorcycling year starts with the Bristol Classic M/C Show at Shepton Mallet in Somerset. Held early in February, the weather is usually starting to warm up and the days are getting longer so it provides an opportunity...
by Bob.Murphy
Mon Feb 10, 2014 10:49 am
Forum: Member's Bikes
Topic: 'The SpAriel'
Replies: 230
Views: 65496

Re: 'The SpAriel'

Oh WOW :!: :!:

That is absolutely ace, well done.

I have to respray my VH tank - now I will never be happy with it :oops: .

I love this thread 8-) .

Bob.

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