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Forum: Old's Cool 11-18-2014, 11:13 AM
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Posted By MIOB
Stylish :clap

Stylish :clap
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I put soime elbow grease onto the Pre monoblock...

I put soime elbow grease onto the Pre monoblock and bought a 'filter' for it. I'll see how it goes.

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_3032.jpg




I also shortened the rear...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I really don't like the chaingueard it came with...

I really don't like the chaingueard it came with and it's not going to be like the original bike anyway, so: Sorry :D
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
:rofl

:rofl
Forum: Old's Cool 11-17-2014, 11:21 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I'm not that impressed... The forks on my '53...

I'm not that impressed... The forks on my '53 Ariel NH seem much better (and they really need some new oil)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-11-2014, 11:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I made some progress. I spend quite some time...

I made some progress. I spend quite some time looking for a tank. Found one. Now it looks like this:

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_2769.jpg

Just a shame I can't make the...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 11-10-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,674
Views: 1,730,983
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/I...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_2922.jpg

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_2881.jpg

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/IMG_2912.jpg
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Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,522
Posted By MIOB
I sumbled across the same video just over a week...

I sumbled across the same video just over a week ago. Vey cool!! :clap:clap:clap



The NH is still going strong, lovely bike to ride. The other Ariel needs some more work.... :eek1
...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-09-2014, 04:41 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 246,670
Posted By MIOB
:D It's not going to be like the original....

:D

It's not going to be like the original. Sorry. And please don't start about how much of a waste that is, we literally saved the parts in the photo from being melted.
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 246,670
Posted By MIOB
Very, very, very nice!!!!! My 'other'...

Very, very, very nice!!!!!



My 'other' Ariel has quite a long way to go before it get's even close:

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/uploads/2014-11-06-22.01.18.jpg

(Yes, I know...
Forum: Old's Cool 11-08-2014, 06:27 AM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IM...

http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IMG_2896_zps6696a038.jpg (http://s1185.photobucket.com/user/Miob80/media/IMG_2896_zps6696a038.jpg.html)
Forum: Old's Cool 11-01-2014, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/b...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/bo-and-the-beemer/IMG_4528-2.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
On out of my own collection: ...

On out of my own collection:

http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IMG_4547-2-2_zps6a280c01.jpg (http://s1185.photobucket.com/user/Miob80/media/IMG_4547-2-2_zps6a280c01.jpg.html)

I...
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
How much money would that be? :D

How much money would that be? :D
Forum: Old's Cool 10-30-2014, 10:37 AM
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Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
The bikes are Royal Enfields. I am guessing that...

The bikes are Royal Enfields. I am guessing that is either India or Nepal.
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
You're right, sorry. Fixed!

You're right, sorry. Fixed!
Forum: Old's Cool 10-23-2014, 01:12 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
http://25.media.tumblr.com/6e40f90091b026678fa0c50...

http://25.media.tumblr.com/6e40f90091b026678fa0c508676d7283/tumblr_mgbce2Kh221qh46g8o1_1280.jpg


NSFW!!! (butr very much worth it)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-16-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 162,327
Posted By MIOB
http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IM...

http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IMG_2514_zpsb453aba3.jpg

<iframe width="853" height="480" src="//www.youtube.com/embed/GTUqbtVh6Jc" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
Forum: Old's Cool 10-10-2014, 08:42 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,948
Posted By MIOB
Congratulations :clap (and: told you so :P)

Congratulations :clap

(and: told you so :P)
Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By MIOB
<iframe width="853" height="480"...

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Forum: Old's Cool 10-07-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 475
Posted By MIOB
Nationaal Veteranentreffen: Ride your classic!

Just over a week ago was the 24th edition of the Nationale Veteranentreffen Woerden was held at the historic city of Woerden (the Netherlands).

The event has 2 rules:
1. Your bike needs to be old...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-28-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,587
Views: 246,670
Posted By MIOB
I saw this yesterday: ...

I saw this yesterday:

http://i1185.photobucket.com/albums/z341/Miob80/IMG_1579_zps0f347b8a.jpg (http://s1185.photobucket.com/user/Miob80/media/IMG_1579_zps0f347b8a.jpg.html)

And with it...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-25-2014, 10:57 AM
Replies: 15,936
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Posted By MIOB
Thank you, good tip! They are always stylish and...

Thank you, good tip! They are always stylish and tasteful :nod
Forum: Old's Cool 09-24-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/m...

http://www.shedbuiltbikes.com/wp-content/gallery/malou-enfield/IMG_0297-2-2-2.jpg
Forum: Old's Cool 09-22-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By MIOB
Over here (Holland) it's a combined lack of...

Over here (Holland) it's a combined lack of interest and the high costs.
The younger people all want instant grativication, like going through a corner with you're knee down. The grativication of...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 04:13 AM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
I have (the pic in my post comes out of this...

I have (the pic in my post comes out of this thread), but there really aren't that many classy pics in this thread :huh

(and after 50 pages I did get a bit tired of the trashy pics)


You won't...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 03:34 AM
Replies: 15,936
Views: 9,423,435
Posted By MIOB
I could us some help. I found a beautiful girl...

I could us some help. I found a beautiful girl (well, she found me) who wants to do a photo shoot with a classic bike (Ariel). She is a real classic beauty, not someone who you'd put on a photo while...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-20-2014, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,948
Posted By MIOB
I don't nkow what he did, but there was no valve...

I don't nkow what he did, but there was no valve cap. Coult be as simple as decarbonizing. This had caused the top of the valve to wear, which he solved by placing a longer pushrod. It also caused...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,948
Posted By MIOB
What the hell did you do to get that?!?! ...

What the hell did you do to get that?!?!



I might be the worst Enfield owner on this planet. It hardly ever gets maintenance. I set the timing and points once, years ago. And I trash it, I...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I might, it has no prority for the matchless at...

I might, it has no prority for the matchless at the moment. I am trying very hard to find one for my other Ariel project. (ueuh, I think I forgot to tell that I also have this?:
...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
The gap between 2nd and 3th is a bit annoying...

The gap between 2nd and 3th is a bit annoying indeed.

At around 1:54 in the video you can see how nice it pulls in higher gear. I was already doing ~70+ km/h when I started accelerating.


...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 05:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I didn't really have a plan before I bought the...

I didn't really have a plan before I bought the bike (I hardly ever have). After riding it for a while I think a racy bike would be the best thing to do to it.

I am sure the carb (and maybe the...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-19-2014, 03:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
The gearing is a bit odd. 1 and 2 are really...

The gearing is a bit odd. 1 and 2 are really short and then there is a big gap to 3th gear.

The engine isn't running smoothly in the low range, but runs very, very well in the high rpm ranges. It...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 10:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
Most spark plugs mentioned will be (very) hard to...

Most spark plugs mentioned will be (very) hard to get over here. I'll see what I can find.


Did about 100 miles again yesterday. Trouble free and fun.

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Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 03:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I had another look at the problem and may have...

I had another look at the problem and may have found something. The bike came with a champion l82c spark plug, just like my Ariel and just like the spare I carried with me. After a long and confusing...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-18-2014, 12:59 AM
Replies: 2,736
Views: 1,372,295
Posted By MIOB
That bike must be unbelievably loud.....

That bike must be unbelievably loud.....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-17-2014, 11:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,948
Posted By MIOB
Enfield bullets are not the easiest bikes to live...

Enfield bullets are not the easiest bikes to live with, but I have never spoken anyone who regretted buying one.

I love my own '76 350cc bullet. If the price is reasonable (I don't know what bikes...
Forum: Old's Cool 09-16-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
And it will get some more love from me. It...

And it will get some more love from me.

It looks like I solved the starting issues. The choke didn't go down all the way, fixed that, and I cleaned (sanded) the points. I just took it for a ride....
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
I'll get a spare one (from Rob's link). I...

I'll get a spare one (from Rob's link).

I just sanded the points, it starred fine. Shame I didn't have time to test it properly.
Forum: Old's Cool 09-15-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,157
Posted By MIOB
Thank you for that link!

Thank you for that link!
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