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Old 11-22-2013, 08:11 PM
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Last night I completed my Wu Yang/Solex build. Well insofar as any bike can be said to be completed that is.

I purchased my Wu Yang brand new and all shiny when I was studying to be a social worker a good few years ago now. Being a poor student the Wu Yang was totally reliable transport for me and when I started work after qualifying my Wu Yang continued to provide sterling service until I could afford to buy a car (1954 Morris Minor). On fine days I would still sometimes ride the Wu Yang, - only as traffic increased and riding conditions became more dangerous I had to admit defeat and my lovely Chinese bicycle ended up out of use dangling from the garage rafters.
The red saddle bags date back to my student days and when I discovered that I still had them, back on the bike they had to go
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:22 PM
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Last night I completed my Wu Yang/Solex build. Well insofar as any bike can be said to be completed that is.

I purchased my Wu Yang brand new and all shiny when I was studying to be a social worker a good few years ago now. Being a poor student the Wu Yang was totally reliable transport for me and when I started work after qualifying my Wu Yang continued to provide sterling service until I could afford to buy a car (1954 Morris Minor). On fine days I would still sometimes ride the Wu Yang, - only as traffic increased and riding conditions became more dangerous I had to admit defeat and my lovely Chinese bicycle ended up out of use dangling from the garage rafters.
The red saddle bags date back to my student days and when I discovered that I still had them, back on the bike they had to go


I really enjoyed the summertime pictures! I am in the middle of a freezing rain/ice storm as I type.

Neat story, also!
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:30 PM
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I really enjoyed the summertime pictures! I am in the middle of a freezing rain/ice storm as I type.

Neat story, also!
Oh yeah nce pics they are..... and I know your pain...... upper 20's and ice all over everything here in Central Texas and I have to get up early in the morning and drive 200 miles round trip in this mess, I guess if y'all dont ever hear from me again on here you'll know I didnt make it back in one piece...... people dont do good on ice and snow in these parts and the town Im driving to has reported 53 accidents before 5pm today already.... ouch!

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Old 11-22-2013, 08:43 PM
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Thanks guys

And here's me complaining because the hot weather is affecting my fatigue symptoms. Ice storms, - bbbrrrrrrr......

Drive safe Mapbike.
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:51 PM
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Thanks guys

And here's me complaining because the hot weather is affecting my fatigue symptoms. Ice storms, - bbbrrrrrrr......

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Thank you...... intrepid wheelwoman
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:15 AM
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I installed the pedal side chain tensioner.

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Old 11-23-2013, 12:44 AM
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I installed the peddle side chain tensioner.
I hate to be the one to tell you but that does not look good at all, shorten and tuck it up. It would look alot cleaner for sure.
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Old 11-23-2013, 12:54 AM
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I installed the pedal side chain tensioner.
I hate to be the one to tell you but that does not look good at all, shorten and tuck it up. It would look alot cleaner for sure.
Shorten what part up???

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Old 11-23-2013, 03:09 AM
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I really enjoyed the summertime pictures! I am in the middle of a freezing rain/ice storm as I type.

Neat story, also!
Negative 4 degrees right now, snow storm already passed. On the plus side we only have 5 and a half months left of this, I hope....

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Old 11-23-2013, 05:31 AM
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Did you ever get a chance to make that post?
Not yet.
I shipped one bottom end to Danshutz and a motor to Maniac57 which they will both get today which is Saturday.
I am starting out slow bur will get up to speed fast.
Thanks for asking.
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