The Australian Ariel Register

Notice to Members: click on links (blue font) to open notices.
1. Go to the Members Only web page for all information on AGMs, including minutes of last AGM and date and time for the next AGM.
2. 2020 Rally at Boonah QLD
3.AAR Travellers' Pack contacts
4. Ariel Posters (no longer avialable through AAR but still available from Germany AOMCC branch representative)
5.Other Club Events
6. A.A.R. Polo Shirts (also see regalia in main menu)
7. Affiliation with Motorcycling NSW
8. Event Permit System
9. Membership Renewal. Members now have the otions on how they wish to renew membership. Details are on the Membership web page in the main menu.
10. Updating A.A.R. Bike Data Base

Rare Parts Locally Made:

W&P Barrels. Barry Deeth has commissioned a pattern for casting Ariel veteran barrels . Anyone who needs a new barrel for a veteran should contact Barry on (07) 32661548 or send the Secretary an email and he will pass on details. Click here to view details.

Bronze Rocker Box - Cast-Iron Square 4.. A new pattern has been made and 20 new boxes were cast cast in manganese bronze, machined, and all were sold at $600 each. Infortunately, a machinist has not been found to do a second production run, but blank castings are available from Manx Classic Spres for anyone who wants to arrange their own machining. Blank castings are $225 each, plus shipping/postage. Anyone wanting a blank should contact Greg Ditchfield at Manx Classic Spares on 0408 503 920 or email:



Know the Birth History of Your Ariel: Get to know how your Ariel started out from the factory by obtaining a dating certificate from Draganfly UK for £14.95 (10% less if sent as an attachment to an email for you to print out). The dating certificate will provide the original configuration information, plus dispatch details (where the bike was first sent). If your bike is not in the factory engine and frame configuration, the dating certificate will clarify original numbers for you. Well worth pursuing for such a modest cost. Draganfly order number for dating certificates is DAT92: email is

Membership renewal for 2020 are now open. Check details on the Membership web page

Wanted for 2020 Committee: At the last AGM, Regalia Officers, Allan Boyd and Christine Hillbrick-Boyd did not stand for reappointment for 2019, thus the position is now vacant. . A volunteer is sought to take over as Regalia Officer. Any member interested in taking on the role should contact Allan or Chris via email (

Notice to web builders and general business providers: This web site is for use by Club members and Ariel motorcycle enthusiasts. It is not online for the purpose of generating income or attracting business in any form as it is purely a hobby site. Please do not contact any Committee members offering business services as you will not receive any response.


The Australian Ariel Register (A.A.R.) is an Incorporated Association (A0030096D, Incorporated in Victoria, Australia) that offers membership to any person who owns or has an interest in Ariel Motorcycles. Click here to read about the formation of the A.A.R. Click here to view the Honour Board of past Committee members.

If you own an Ariel motorcycle or just interested in old motorcycles and would like to share your interest with other people who have the same passion, you are welcome to join the A.A.R. by completing a membership application form (obtainable by selecting the Membership menu button and then download the application form) and sending it to the Secretary at 180 Kosciuszko Ave, Palmerston ACT 2913. Persons wanting to register Ariel bikes under an historic vehicle registration scheme should click here to read about the various systems that apply in each State/Territory.

AAR National Rally - entry forms for the annual rally are normally provided with the Spring edition of the Club's magazine, but can also be downloaded from the Rally Home Page (access via the Annual Rally menu key in the main menu), once the rally sub-committee has released the form (usually this occurs in October each year).

If you have any spare Ariel motorcycle parts, you may be able to help A.A.R. members keeping Ariels on the road. Click the 'Wanted' list on the 'Advertisements' page to see what parts A.A.R. members need help in obtaining.

Members wishing to place a notice or advertise through the AAR should contact the Secretary for placing avertisements/notices on the AAR web or the Editor for placing advertisments/notices in the Horse's Mouth magazine. This free service is not available to non-members.


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Canberra VVCMCC Annual Rally 7 - 8 March 2020