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Forum: Projects 19/05/2017, 09:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,927
Posted By ADickerson
Thumbs up Stuart, whatever made you think that winning was...

Stuart, whatever made you think that winning was the aim when coming to the line at Pre 65 events! Normally we think we've won just by managing to get the bike to start and run sufficiently to make...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 09/05/2017, 11:58 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Thumbs up Glad to hear Josh is..... was well on the mend....

Glad to hear Josh is..... was well on the mend. :D Well done guys on your weekend, fourteenth place it may have been and no mean achievement there, but you all had a brilliant time into the bargain....
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 29/04/2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Thanks Craig, great response, you'd be in good...

Thanks Craig, great response, you'd be in good company too with the rest of us Duffers.
Just had a phone call from Evan Lewis to say that his op, planned for next Friday, has been cancelled so is...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 27/04/2017, 09:00 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
So, shaken, not stirred then!:eek: Hope it eases...

So, shaken, not stirred then!:eek: Hope it eases as the week progresses.
As you've a full team it's good of you to suggest sorting on the day, leave it to those taking part to sort as you see fit....
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 27/04/2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Thumbs up Hi Kim, many thanks for your suggestion. Mark did...

Hi Kim, many thanks for your suggestion. Mark did phone last evening for the same purpose. It certainly makes sense to me, either way as long as all those entered get a ride and enjoy the event...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 25/04/2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Hawkstone Heroes are down to only two riders for...

Hawkstone Heroes are down to only two riders for the hundred miler and would love to add a third and fourth member to their team. So if anyone is keen/daft enough to want to join us then we'd love to...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 25/04/2017, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,699
Posted By ADickerson
Hi Kim, thanks for good wishes. I wasn't aware...

Hi Kim, thanks for good wishes. I wasn't aware until logging on today that you'd had a big off.:eek:
Hope it wasn't too serious and that any swellings resulting were in the right place;)
Good...
Forum: New members 19/04/2017, 02:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By ADickerson
I run my Hawkstone with a 10.5:1 comp ratio and...

I run my Hawkstone with a 10.5:1 comp ratio and it kicks over fine. I found 12:1 gave overheating and pre ignition problems that I wasn't able to cure. Certainly agree with John over high comp ratio...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 13/04/2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Great to see a third team in the mix, so a super...

Great to see a third team in the mix, so a super weekend in prospect! We're still a man down as well. One of our original team being on holiday overseas(a lame excuse in my book;)) while a second is...
Forum: New members 13/04/2017, 02:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,271
Posted By ADickerson
Thumbs up Hi Mpb1p, sorry to learn of problems with your...

Hi Mpb1p, sorry to learn of problems with your Hawkstone. In case it's any help fourstroking just means it's running rich and it's a good place to start from as it's obviously getting ample...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 01/04/2017, 09:45 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,596
Posted By ADickerson
Well done guys glad you're as keen as ever....

Well done guys glad you're as keen as ever. Hawkstone Hero's are planning to ride again too. Surely we must be able to find another couple to join Mark!
Forum: General Greeves chat 01/04/2017, 11:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By ADickerson
Hi Rob, Kim, many thanks for advising of Daves...

Hi Rob, Kim, many thanks for advising of Daves progress. Frustrating for him I'm sure, but he is in the right place and I've no doubt that our wonderful NHS will do every they can for before...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 30/03/2017, 11:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By ADickerson
Hi Dave, good to hear from you, no offence taken...

Hi Dave, good to hear from you, no offence taken at all and in many ways your original statement is well placed. I thought that once I'd retired then I'd have time for all sorts of things. Maybe one...
Forum: General Greeves chat 30/03/2017, 11:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,419
Posted By ADickerson
I understand that as of this last Sunday Dave was...

I understand that as of this last Sunday Dave was still in hospital! Does anyone have any further news please? :confused:
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 30/03/2017, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 966
Posted By ADickerson
Hi Brian, just caught up with your post and...

Hi Brian, just caught up with your post and empathise with all thatís been said so far, especially so with our hard pressed leaders. Iím obviously out of touch as Iíd no idea that matters at the top...
Forum: General Greeves chat 18/12/2016, 10:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,688
Posted By ADickerson
Well done chaps, gems everyone, don't know how...

Well done chaps, gems everyone, don't know how you think them all up.:confused: Such fertile imaginations, I wonder how you manage to sleep at night.:eek:

"Derry, if you really want to compete...
Forum: General Greeves chat 17/12/2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,688
Posted By ADickerson
Come on Derry, join in "You put your left leg...

Come on Derry, join in "You put your left leg in.........".
Forum: General Greeves chat 16/12/2016, 12:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,673
Posted By ADickerson
Only just caught up with this thread with thanks...

Only just caught up with this thread with thanks to a nudge from JR. Enjoyed all your contributions but do need to warn you that having now retired, life is so busy that I struggle to find time to...
Forum: Off-topic chat 09/11/2016, 10:15 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 12,406
Posted By ADickerson
Ankle biter indeed Brian, had to admire the...

Ankle biter indeed Brian, had to admire the throttle wrist action of the right hand and timely growls of the little Mut. But the imagination runs riot at what his left hand may have been doing to...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 25/10/2016, 10:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,716
Posted By ADickerson
Talking Hi Kim, Many thanks for your entertaining...

Hi Kim,

Many thanks for your entertaining seasonís long reporting of the series.:D Surely the most comprehensively covered one to date!
Congratulations to Gary Smith for taking the trophy once...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 31/08/2016, 04:37 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,716
Posted By ADickerson
Thanks Kim for putting us in the picture once...

Thanks Kim for putting us in the picture once again. I wondered what might have become of you in the second race as you didn't appear with the leaders first time around, nor in fact did you appear on...
Forum: Non-Greeves engines 31/08/2016, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By ADickerson
Hi George, if the two steel plates in the...

Hi George, if the two steel plates in the crankcase ports are just "stuffers" then I don't see any need to remove them as they aid the primary compression ratio giving a bit of extra oomph as a...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 24/08/2016, 10:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,364
Posted By ADickerson
Thanks for good wishes Craig, occupational hazard...

Thanks for good wishes Craig, occupational hazard I guess. Shame 'cos I was really enjoying the Gosfield circuit. Think I may have been trying to keep up with you.;)
Forum: Non-Greeves engines 24/08/2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By ADickerson
Hi George, the gearbox and Kart engine are based...

Hi George, the gearbox and Kart engine are based on the Villiers 9E unit which should fit straight into the MDS frame. Depends on the throat diameter of the crank cases as to whether the Greeves...
Forum: Events, meetings and shows 23/08/2016, 09:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,364
Posted By ADickerson
Thumbs up Many thanks Kim, Tony and Craig for your reports...

Many thanks Kim, Tony and Craig for your reports on the weekend all very much appreciated. Glad to learn of a good time for all but judging by Craig's video I think Tony may have missed out on much...
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