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by johnbirchjar
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Rotary partd
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Rotary partd

I would think just about everything inside the engine exclaim,'cos I don't know of anything that's"Plentiful" Richard?Graham?Paul?I await your comments,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Fairing,Top Box & Pannier Carriers
Replies: 1
Views: 464

Fairing,Top Box & Pannier Carriers

Hi Guys,The Fairing you can see in "Tech & New Ideas" under "Classic engine back in" is up for sale(just the job for your IP2 project wink)as you can see, it looks the part cool .I have taken it off 'cos I am selling the Classic,also up for offers are the "Throw Over Pannier Carriers" and the Carrie...
by johnbirchjar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic engine back in
Replies: 15
Views: 1946

Re: Classic engine back in

Before pictures with fairing fitted, sorry the previous two pictures were taken today so are "After photos"
by johnbirchjar
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic engine back in
Replies: 15
Views: 1946

Re: Classic engine back in

Before pictures
by johnbirchjar
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:46 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Rotary partd
Replies: 5
Views: 721

Re: Rotary partd

If by AN you mean Andover Norton,I heard a rumour the they are selling off their rotory parts,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:39 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: ROC Gathering in Devon
Replies: 10
Views: 1217

Re: ROC Gathering in Devon

Further news on the ROC gathering event in Devon.
Talking to George "M" today and it looks like the last weekend in August is looking promising cool,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Fri Jan 17, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ebay item 114055816158
Replies: 2
Views: 429

Re: Ebay item 114055816158

Not an F1 then wink,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Sat Jan 11, 2020 12:18 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ex-Police Commander
Replies: 17
Views: 2100

Re: Ex-Police Commander

Very nice,but "Yours Truly" would not pay $15.000 for it(that's about twelve grand in Stirling)but seeing as Rotories are a bit thin on the ground out in the US of A,perhaps one of our American cousins would think it not to steep wink. What say you Florida Mike?(hope you are keeping well,you havn't ...
by johnbirchjar
Wed Jan 08, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ex-Police Commander
Replies: 17
Views: 2100

Re: Ex-Police Commander

In reply to Holgas comments The downside is we appeal to VEREY small market (and that market is getting older and smaller with each passing year.) Most bikers under the age of 50 have never even heard of a Rotory(of any make) let alone wish to own one exclaim. Those of us that own and ride these mac...
by johnbirchjar
Tue Jan 07, 2020 12:14 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ex-Police Commander
Replies: 17
Views: 2100

Re: Ex-Police Commander

Would it need to be Mollied? That's the $64,000 question,the short answer is "It's anybody's guess" (unless you have a detailed history of the bike)and How much experience have you had with Rotories? There are a few basic tests one can carry out to roughly test the condition of the engine but none o...
by johnbirchjar
Sun Jan 05, 2020 12:16 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: IP2 and Classic tyre sizes
Replies: 3
Views: 618

Re: IP2 and Classic tyre sizes

Hi Mark,over the past 68,000+ miles I have allways stuck to the original sizes for my Classic of 100x90x18 for the front and 110x90x18 for the rear,rgd,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Fri Jan 03, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: 2020
Replies: 0
Views: 701

2020

May I wish you all,(along with your nearest and dearest) the very best for 2020,and as usual,RIDE SAFE exclaim,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Rortory Yam
Replies: 1
Views: 357

Rortory Yam

Hi guys,The Rotory Yam: in the December issue of the club mag; looks very similar to the one built by Malc Stanley about 15 years ago.(slightly different colour scheme)I was very tempted to buy it after Malc let me take it for a spin,but the memsahib(ever the practical one) said "Where are you going...
by johnbirchjar
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Ex-Police Commander
Replies: 17
Views: 2100

Re: Ex-Police Commander

Fifteen grand exclaim(even in US dollars)is a bit optimistic me thinks wink.J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Wed Dec 25, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic engine back in
Replies: 15
Views: 1946

Re: Classic engine back in

Yep,they are on the agenda,have a good Christmas,ride safe in 2020,J.B,
by johnbirchjar
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic engine back in
Replies: 15
Views: 1946

Re: Classic engine back in

I will wait a bit untill I am sure the "Gremlins"have been eliminated from our forum,then (hopefully wink)a friend of mine will do some pic's for me and put them on our forum(far to technical for this old biker smiley)have a good Christmas,ride safe in 2020,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Mon Dec 23, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Forum problem regarding bogus topics
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Forum problem regarding bogus topics

Ooops,looks like I spoke to soon, they'r back evil,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Forum problem regarding bogus topics
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Forum problem regarding bogus topics

Hi Graham,seems like you have "Done your thing" and dispatched the "Gremlins",many thanks,rgds,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Mon Dec 23, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: technical interest and new ideas
Topic: Classic engine back in
Replies: 15
Views: 1946

Re: Classic engine back in

Well its all done and dusted,except for a few "modifications" wink, the old girl is as she left the factory way back in 1988. I havn't tried to start the engine 'cos I want to put a couple of hundred on the clock to bed in the re-built engine and fine-tune the carbs and seeing as I am a bit of a fai...
by johnbirchjar
Sat Dec 21, 2019 11:36 pm
Forum: calendar dates and announcements
Topic: Isle of Man TT 2020 with Rotary
Replies: 9
Views: 1809

Re: Isle of Man TT 2020 with Rotary

Hi Holger,I second that festive greeting,ride safe, Very Happy J.B.ps,lets hope the "gremlins" have been exterminated wink J.
by johnbirchjar
Sat Dec 14, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Forum problem regarding bogus topics
Replies: 5
Views: 712

Re: Forum problem regarding bogus topics

Hi Graham,looks like they have progressed from "General Discussions" to "Technical"J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Bogus postings or scamming?
Replies: 1
Views: 363

Re: Bogus postings or scamming?

Ooops,to late red face,lets hope it's not a virus,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:58 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: For Sale Supreme Commander
Replies: 18
Views: 1920

Re: For Sale Supreme Commander

And don't they all look so lovely and clean exclaim(even the centre stands wink)I can't believe everyone has a power washer Very Happy,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: Back agin
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Back agin

We have a member in another club I belong to"The MCC"( Mayflower Motorcycle Club)who rides an "Indian Chief"(his second I believe)and is very fond of his one too Very Happy,ride safe,J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:49 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: Back agin
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Back agin

Before you sell the bike, do yourself a favor and ride the thing,not just a poodle round the block,but 50/60 mile or so(and seeing as you live in Kent, a bit of a blast on the M2 orM20 wink)I guarantee you will find it a very unique experience,nothing at all like the Nortons of yore(or any other bik...
by johnbirchjar
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:54 pm
Forum: login and say hello!
Topic: Back agin
Replies: 5
Views: 1599

Re: Back agin

Just as point of interest,how long have you owned your Classic?J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Sat Nov 30, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: Wish to swap Commander Krauser by a Classic
Replies: 7
Views: 1153

Re: Wish to swap Commander Krauser by a Classic

Any Joy in finding a Classic buy?J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:30 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: For Sale Supreme Commander
Replies: 18
Views: 1920

Re: For Sale Supreme Commander

Hi Clive,sounds like your "kid sister" is a right "biker chick" cool ,and if your 65 and still ride well quick what sort of age is she(blowing up your "Rice Burner"at 135mph wink)J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: for sale and wanted
Topic: For Sale Supreme Commander
Replies: 18
Views: 1920

Re: For Sale Supreme Commander

"Rare" being the operative word,how many in total?Richard?J.B.
by johnbirchjar
Thu Nov 14, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: General discussion (eveything else)
Topic: Motorway
Replies: 1
Views: 396

Re: Motorway

Hi Assen,a temporary experiment?exclaim,highly unlikely wink,J.B.