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A link you may have missed, having not selected 'read more'. Other FF advocates may like to contribute..

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It's obviously time for electric FFs to spread their wings! Good to hear of Dave Arthurs project, another person who's found the Niche Vehicle group ("promoting disruptive low carbon vehicles") completely useless, but pressed on regardless - Monoliner is still moving towards first run.

Electric FF motorcycles for sale

Hi everybody I wasn't going to break cover before i had more to show, but with all the current activity on site re looking for an FF, on yahoo, and electric motorcycles on bikeweb, here goes.

Electric motorcycles

I recently came across this 'publication'* that might interest anyone with an interest in the future, rather than the past - https://electricmotorcycles.news/

Regrettably it is all about electric motorcycles, they're another group that's never heard of FFs, including E-tracers and the X-prize. But anyone can put them right on that, perhaps by sending them links to this very site. You won't be the first to do this but don't let that hold you back!

Royce

*Through linkedin. Imagine that!

Bob Tait 1935-2017, in Memoriam

Bob Tait. 1935-2017
in memoriam
Bob Tait, engineer and innovator, responsible for key developments of the 'double wishbone' hub centre steering system pioneered by Jack Difazio, died peacefully at home on the 16th July 2017.

difazio hub available

This no longer available, bought by a group member: I saw a Difazio-style hub for sale at the Kempton jumble yesterday.. It is VERY similar in appearance, but seller said made by someone near Swindon. It has a 40 spoke ,18 in alloy rim/tyre, and axle, but no caliper mounts or anything else. Seller is open to offers. I would say it is in very good condition, no bearing noise etc. Please contact me if interested. Jan. 07939 123555.

Not even on the plain (not FF)

What goes around comes around – as they say. For all the wet Euro-tours we have had, it was certainly time we had a dry one. In 17 years of trips, this must have been the first time it never rained on us at all. Tom and Steve on big Varderos, Mike on Triumph 800 Tiger and me on the BMW F650GS

El Roadmaker

New owner Goldwing Phasar

Hi Everybody just to let you know, i am the new owner of the Honda Goldwing Phasar recently advertised on this site, i am hoping to eventually put it back on the road, but it is unlikely to be fitted with a leadwing engine, possibly even electric drive. If anybody can tell me any info re the bike ie, original length of front spring/dampers, and approx spring rates, and any more info on Tait front end would be appreciated. thanks in advance yours Dave Arthur

Quasar Stolen - not so much...

Recent news that a Quasar, or strictly speaking a Phasar, had been stolen from a barn in Heddington appears to be just one version of events. Another version is that the person who owned this bike before it went to live in the barn found a buyer and simply removed it in order to deliver it to the new owner. Obviously the person who was keeping it in the barn may have other ideas, but who am I to unravel a little local difficulty in a far away land (Wiltshire) of which I know little?

FOR SALE PHASAR PROJECT

RECENTLY SAVED FROM A BARN IN YORKSHIRE,BODYWORK AND FRAME PARTS INC FRONT WHEEL, STILL TRYING TO WORK OUT HOW TO UPLOAD PIKS, I ALSO HAVE THE V5/LOGBOOK AND COUPLE OF OLD MOTS, WAS SET UP FOR A HONDA GOLDWING MOTOR WHICH I DONT HAVE,NOT SURE WHAT ITS WORTH SO IF ANY ONE CARES TO ENLIGHTEN ME IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED, IT IS FOR SALE, CONTACT ME THRU HERE OR darenrudling@aol.com ...or bell me on 01205 760926

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Current state of the Aerobike...

The Aerobike is currently partly dismantled, I was selling more as an on going project rather than a going concern ..so this is the current state of things -

I have taken the body panels off and drilled out the rivets that mounted the front wheel tunnel as I was using the remaining chassis and engine for experimenting with a tilting 3 wheeled tadpole trike -

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Aerobike project is up for sale...

Mostly due to a lack of a suitable place to safely test and refine the Aerobike, it is up for sale, either mostly complete or as a body / chassis.. I am not expecting to recoup the money that was spent on it and are willing to dismantle it to make it easier for overseas shipping if required ... (thinking maybe $2000 US for chassis, moulds, bodypanels,stabilisers etc? )

Read more about it - http://aerobikeenclosedmotorcycle.blogspot.co.nz/
or at Manfeild racetrack - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AuK-Dg2Se-E

Contact me at rogerdunkley@gmail.com if you are interested ...

Quasar stolen!

A unregistered Quasar, bought as an uncompleted bike at the end of the Qusar project is reported as stolen last Thursday (20th. October 2016) from a barn near Heddington Wilts. (The village where Malcome Newell lived). Quasar specialist Mark Crowson has been put in touch with the owner and more details may be forthcoming. In the meantime anyone hearing of a Quasar for sale should contact Mark.

La Sauce de la Loire

2 Varaderos, a Triumph Speedmaster (almost an FF) and a BMW F650GS go boldly in France
Prologue
Maybe I should have written this on 20 June, immediately after we got back from the French tour.
But I didn’t and the madness of June 23rd has left me numb and angry. I enjoy these trips, partly because we are on holiday in familiar but varied landscapes with great roads, and partly because we are welcome and feel we belong. Sadly the whole tone of June 23rd has put two- fingers up to these very people. May the perpetrators of this lunacy be held accountable.

Voyager sale, offer ending soon

Just a reminder that the period for making an offer for Voyager 04 is coming to a close. Details below, if you haven't already looked. If you want to buy this bike make sure your offer is in by the 30th. April. "You have to be in it to win it"

Norton Rotary FF progress

Finally after many years of inaction I am pleased to announce some progress on my Norton Rotary FF.
After Royce provided me with a rolling chassis build from a Norton Rotary Commander rear end and his grafted on to his designed front and middle sections things went a bit quiet. I have all the usual excuses to hand as to why not a lot has happened:)
But now having visited John Bruce's event last summer he persuaded me to crack on with the project. Over the last month or so he has taken it onto another phase.

Voyager for sale - details

For a full description and sale details, as well as a larger picture click on 'Latest image' - if it's still a picture of a white Voyager... If it's been replaced, the infortmation and picture can still be found in 'Image Galleries' in 'Royce Creaseys creations' - 'Production Voyagers', below the listed Voyagers

Voyager for sale

Voyager 04, the 1989 show bike is for sale. Full details will be posted, with a picture, in a couple of weeks
In the meantime anyone interested can mail roycecreasey@gmail.com with "Voyager sale" as the subject.

Peraves;- Latest (Arnold speaks)

Here's a mail from Arnold Wagner covering his version of events at Peraves, and the news that he's continueing FF production under the name 'Monoracer' There's also an attachment of his current type approval, conformity of production certificates, and new years greetings that I haven't included. Not neccesary to read between any lines to see that he's a bit cross with Mr. Riedener....

But anyway, good news that this luxury Swiss FF production continues. (Over to you ford, etc...)

Dear friends,

Peraves AG (Monotracer etc.) goes bust

I read, in a badly computer-translated, German news item found on Google, that Peraves AG, manufacturer of the 'Ecomobile' and later 'Monotracer' luxury FFs, have gone into liquidation. The story suggests that funds "evaporated" in the development of an innovative engine, unconnected with FF production and that legal action is brewing. An attempt is being made to re-start the company which does not hold much external debt. Sounds like an internal falling out between Peraves principles, into which I would not wish to intrude.

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