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Wul-Gum Motorcycles

Manufactured in Poznan, 1937-1939

In the mid-1930s Wul-Gum was the representative of numerous European motorcycle marques in Poland. From 1937, the company began assembling complete lightweights using components from external suppliers. Engines included Sachs from Germany and Villiers from Britain.

Specification: Wulgum 98
Engine: two-stroke, single-cylinder, drives the rear wheel by means of a chain
Bore x stroke / displacement: 48 x 55mm / 98cc
Power: 3.25 hp (2.4 kW) at 4,200 rpm
Compression ratio: 5.4:1
Clutch: wet, multi-disc
Transmission: with 2 gears, manually controlled
Ignition: magneto, magneto under the engine flywheel
DC generator 4V - 15W :
Frame: tubular, single, closed
Front suspension: trapezoidal fork
Rear Suspension: rigid
tyres: Continental 26" x 2.25"
Length/width/height: approx. 1700/620/720 mm
Empty weight: 56.2 kg
Maximum speed: approx. 55 km/h
Fuel consumption: approx. 2.0 l/100 km
Permissible load - 1 person:

Sources: Polish History Archive; GTU Oldtimerservice

Fri Aug 19 2005
podkowa98 at podkowa98.pl
Wul-Gum - another Polish bike
Wul-Gum are a Polish bike (1937-39) mounted in Poznan city from imported (from Germany) parts.
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