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by john.mitchell
Mon Jul 12, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2021
Replies: 300
Views: 21208

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2021

Not as fast as they will when our prime minister stops face masks band reasonable spacing being a legality....
by john.mitchell
Fri Jul 09, 2021 10:59 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Next step in life.
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: Next step in life.

So sorry to hear that, Adrie. I am approaching that position, but then I am a lot older than you. I get most of my Ariel kicks these days by reading stuff that guys like you write. Please stay on the group.
by john.mitchell
Mon Jul 05, 2021 6:44 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Is it an Ariel?
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: Is it an Ariel?

Thanks Guys.
by john.mitchell
Sun Jul 04, 2021 3:14 pm
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Is it an Ariel?
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Is it an Ariel?

I have been asked the following: (I don't think it is an Ariel but am very willing to be proved wrong) John. "The attached photograph is of my late grandfather on one of his motorcycles. I remember him telling me that he once owned an Ariel, and hence my contacting you. As it's taken almost hea...
by john.mitchell
Thu Jun 10, 2021 11:32 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2021
Replies: 300
Views: 21208

Re: Daily Fixing and Riding Diary on an Ariel 2021

Vincent. I never fail to be amazed at the quality of your English Language. It is a credit to you.
John
by john.mitchell
Wed Jun 02, 2021 11:18 am
Forum: Ariel Talk
Topic: Hartley info wanted
Replies: 18
Views: 687

Re: Hartley info wanted

It's more accurate, Roger, because Ralph Hawkins spent many hours checking it before we reprinted it. From memory I think we made around 20 changes.
John
by john.mitchell
Thu May 27, 2021 10:27 am
Forum: Main Chat Forum
Topic: Cush drive Mk1 how oes it fit
Replies: 23
Views: 1476

Re: Cush drive Mk1 how oes it fit

You need to be a member to access Club spares. As a non profit Charity we are not allowed to sell spares outside the club.
by john.mitchell
Wed May 12, 2021 5:07 pm
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Outer chaincasing wanted - rigid VH 500
Replies: 6
Views: 503

Re: Outer chaincasing wanted - rigid VH 500

The larger bulge will be for a KH. Strangely they used the same casting no. Both will fit a single.
by john.mitchell
Fri Apr 16, 2021 11:44 am
Forum: For sale/wanted - Parts
Topic: Square Four engine sprocket
Replies: 8
Views: 688

Re: Square Four engine sprocket

There is a problem with selling parts to non-members. We are registered as a charity and are not supposed to do it.
by john.mitchell
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:18 pm
Forum: Four stroke
Topic: Oil return
Replies: 9
Views: 699

Re: Oil return

I find that slackening the pump fastenings just a little whilst running the engine and then immediately retightening them, always sorted out air locks on singles.

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