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Forum: General Greeves chat 15/01/2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 79
Posted By starider
Question Clutch action

Hi, actually hoping to get an MOT Test for the Griffon as soon as the weather warms up a bit. I am a little concerned that the clutch is very heavy to operate,the cable is free and until the engine...
Forum: Non-Greeves motorcycle chat 27/12/2017, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 155
Posted By starider
Hi, I haven't seen anything like this before,...

Hi, I haven't seen anything like this before, does it have a proper gear box or some form of friction drive operated by the two cables on the left of the "transmission" housing?? Please tell us...
Forum: General Greeves chat 27/12/2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By starider
Enjoyed!!

Hi, thanks for all the interesting comments, I quite liked the idea of the Yamaha, but as my son has buckets of spares for c90s; I have today collected a rather nice 1989 c90 just down the road in...
Forum: Non-Greeves motorcycle chat 24/12/2017, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By starider
Bantam'ish?...........starider:confused:

Bantam'ish?...........starider:confused:
Forum: General Greeves chat 23/12/2017, 12:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By starider
a one off!

Yes Edwin is definately a one off, he has always been alternative but in a very intelligent way. He is an excellent mechanical and electronic engineer. What he does very well is give talks to...
Forum: General Greeves chat 22/12/2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By starider
Thanks!

Hi John, did consider the Yamaha, but my son is "Mr C90", and has buckets of spares,see www.c90adventures.co.uk He has several but uses them for his travel tours. Thanks...Tony.
Forum: General Greeves chat 22/12/2017, 09:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 550
Posted By starider
Wink Non Greeves wanted

Hi, looking for a Honda C90 to restore,does anyone know of one? Not abandoning Greeves, just need something to restore over a month or so, to use around our rural roads, to save getting one of the...
Forum: General Greeves chat 14/12/2017, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By starider
Hi Iain, I didn't know Monty, but please...

Hi Iain,

I didn't know Monty, but please accept my sincere condolences..........starider.
Forum: General Greeves chat 10/12/2017, 01:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By starider
Happy Christmas!

Hi Everyone, a Happy Christmas and a Healthy and Prosperous New Year to you all and your families.:)..........................starider
Forum: Non-Greeves motorcycle chat 09/12/2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 95
Posted By starider
Hi, looks very old,the hitch is a very early...

Hi, looks very old,the hitch is a very early 50mm[could even be 2"]. About 30 quids worth!...starider.
Forum: General Greeves chat 28/11/2017, 01:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 364
Posted By starider
Congratulations...

Congratulations Colin!!:D.................starider:
Forum: Road machines 13/11/2017, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By starider
Exhaust sealing rings

Sounds good John,just to say each time you re-use a copper ring it would help to anneal it again..............................starider;)
Forum: Parts sourcing 04/11/2017, 11:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 98
Posted By starider
Wink Griffon side panels

Hi, I have a pair of Griffon side panels in one of the many British Racing Greens!? Both in good condition, r/hand one has a nick half way down the rear edge[below the bulge for the exhaust and looks...
Forum: Parts sourcing 01/11/2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By starider
Doug Richardson

Hi, sorry, just checked web site given above,it has changed to:- www.drwheelbuilding.com .............starider;)
Forum: Parts sourcing 01/11/2017, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 247
Posted By starider
Wheel rims

Hi, give Doug Richardson of South Moulton a call:- www.devonwheelbuilding.com His work is excellent and having visited his workshop when he rebuilt my Griffon front wheel, he has rims in...
Forum: Scrambles machines 29/10/2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By starider
Motoplat lighting facility

They say ignorance is bliss and I'm afraid I am blissful on motorcycle lighting. My Griffon has no function to add lighting, but having read that a Motoplat can have a lighting function, how does...
Forum: General Greeves chat 29/08/2017, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By starider
Meths?

Surely it was/is Metholated Spirits the wino's used? or have I got it wrong...........starider:confused:
Forum: General Greeves chat 28/08/2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 282
Posted By starider
paraffin

We keep several Tilley Lamps for emergency lighting,bought some several months ago from B & Q, if I remember it was around 6 pounds..................starider
Forum: General Greeves chat 14/08/2017, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 471
Posted By starider
Body Cam?

Hi, perhaps a cheap body/handle bar cam is useful with the plonkers we now find on our roads? Our cars have camera's fitted and have already helped in a collision between two motorists. We also keep...
Forum: Non-Greeves motorcycle chat 11/06/2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By starider
Theft

Hi, yes it's very usual to find the thief[ves] are local, many items have been stolen in our area in the past and found in barns and lock ups after a few weeks.A few years ago several outboard motors...
Forum: Non-Greeves motorcycle chat 10/06/2017, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 658
Posted By starider
Cctv

Hi, sad news indeed, I live in the sticks here in Devon and I am always careful not to leave stuff on view especially when the"tarmac'ers" are around in the summer! I have a series of cheap CCTV...
Forum: General Greeves chat 06/06/2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By starider
Rooster ignitions

Hi, just an update, the problem has been that his wife couldn't get into his computer as she hadn't his pass words, but it's all sorted now, so anyone who hasn't received their order should be able...
Forum: General Greeves chat 04/06/2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By starider
Rooster Ignitions

Following my post on the above,I have found out that the proprietor sadly died in April.
I believe the family haven't had time to deal with the business and haven't got round to closing the web site...
Forum: General Greeves chat 02/06/2017, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 419
Posted By starider
Question Rooster Ignitions

Has anyone had problems with orders from the above company?.............starider
Forum: Trials machines 24/05/2017, 12:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By starider
Lift

Hi, I have an hydraulic lift which I have used for a couple of years so far and have found it ideal for working on:- firstly my CX500[sold],then to restore my Griffon and at the moment has my Bantam...
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