Refined Pioneer: 1921 Reading Standard

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1921 Reading Standard
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1921 Reading Standard
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To prime the engine, the cup on the right cap is filled with fuel, then opened to drain the fuel into the cylinder.
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1921 Reading Standard
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1921 Reading Standard
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The Reading Standard’s ample foot boards were the norm in 1921.
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Owner Mike Terry aboard the 1921 Reading Standard.
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1921 Reading Standard

1921 Reading Standard
Engine:
1,173cc (71.57ci) sidevalve 45-degree V-twin, 3.375in x 4in bore and stroke, 16-18hp (est.)
Carburetion:
Single 1.25in Schebler Model HX
Transmission:
3-speed hand shift, chain final drive
Electrics:
6v Splitdorf generator, Bosch magneto ignition

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