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Weeman


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66 years old
Newcastle County Down N.I.
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Retired ill and got a Solex as a project.

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6 Comments

Reply Gavin
9:15 AM on April 22, 2018 
Hi Weeman,
I can;t seem to start new discussions on the main forum so I'm messaging you directly.
From the NACC:

Encouraged by the very good day out that we had last year, Don Ferguson is organising another Cyclemotor Run next Sunday, 29 April. The starting point is the car park of The Catch Fish and Chip shop Ballynure, 5 Larne Road, Toberdowney, BT39 9UA. As usual we will meet up between 10:30 and 11 in time for a cup of tea before setting off at about 11:30.

Don has made arrangements with the restaurant at Corrs Corner for those who wish to have a meal afterwards.

The route will be similar to last year which I think was about 15 miles and will be taken at a very leisurely pace to suit these feeble machines.

Mopeds, autocycles and other bikes will of course be welcome so long as their riders are happy to travel slowly. Also non-members of the NACC are welcome but will be required to become day members (3) to comply with our Public Liability Insurance.

We are intending to take our Solex to this run next weekend. If there are others in the area get them out; Weeman?

Gavin and Gwenn.
Reply BrianSolex
1:35 PM on July 31, 2017 
Welcome to the Velosolex Club!
Reply Ruedeleglise
7:14 AM on July 25, 2017 
Hi there. sorry for not replying sooner but having problems with signing in etc on this site. Cant send you a message as the site keeps on asking me to sign in when I try. My photos have an illustration of my service bench. Hope that helps. Hope you get this message. link:http://www.velosolexclubuk.com/apps/photos/my-photos
Reply Paul G
2:57 AM on July 6, 2017 
Hello Weeman.
This is not the best area to hold conversations as not many, if any, members bother to read other members profiles. The best area is the Forum and you will always receive a reply to your questions when posted there.
As I said in my e-mail, the S 3800 was produced in the largest numbers and has the best supply of spares. As a first Solex, this would, I.M.H.O. be the better 'starter' model to look at.
Reply Weeman
12:58 PM on July 5, 2017 
Paul thanks for the welcome.
I am retired and live in Newcastle County Down N. Ireland I joined up as I want to get a velo solex as a retirement project.
I hope this is the place to get advice to make my project worry free as I hope I can ask some questions and get help from those who have been there.

I have been advised a 2200 model is the one to go for?
Are there any other sources to look for a solex than EBay.co.UK
And postage sources to N. Ireland.
Reply Paul G
3:37 PM on July 4, 2017 
Hello Weeman.
Welcome to Velosolex Club U.K. I hope you enjoy your time with us and look forward to seeing you joining in on the Forum where you will find plenty of members able and willing to help you with any Solex related questions or problems.