Easter Update

Ticking along Time for an Easter update. Things have been ticking along quietly on the Squariel rebuild. Who would have thought that I would spend Easter reaming bush? Why yes, that is just one of the little gems that have been keeping me busy. Wheels What to do while...

Australia Day Holiday

Australia Day Holiday So here we are at the end of January already. Progress on the Squariel build has almost crawled to a halt. Then again, I can count the amount of time that I have spent at home in the past month in hours rather than in days. Being Australia day...

To Paint or Powder

Paint or Powder indeed. I have been agonising with should I paint, or powder coat the cycle parts of my Squariel. My decision has been to use the right tool for the right job. That being to powder coat the frame and to paint the tinware.  I can hear my traditionalist...

Squariel progress update   

 It has been several weeks since I have done a Squariel progress update so here goes. Not a lot of visible progress has happened although some important milestones have been reached. First off, another parcel arrived from Drags with my new brake shoes and some...

Totally bushed

Ansty Link Bushes. Well, OK, totally bushed may be something of an exaggeration. It is, however, still a good feeling getting another milestone ticked off after replacing the Ansty Link rear suspension bushes. Once again, I ended up doing it how my “dad would have...

Ariel Front Forks Overhaul

Forking Forked Forks So many jokes about forking forked forks but alas, none are suitable for this forum. I first pulled the Square Four forks part a couple of weeks ago. However I got a bit stuck with a difficult to access circlip which none of my tools would quite...