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Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-25-09, 10:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 943
Posted By mswantak
You're shameless. :D

You're shameless. :D
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-23-09, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 916
Posted By mswantak
Amen to that. I've got a '67 that looks just like...

Amen to that. I've got a '67 that looks just like yours, and that seat is like riding the pointy end of an anvil.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-09-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 481
Posted By mswantak
The freecreditreport.com bike is a Raleigh...

The freecreditreport.com bike is a Raleigh Superbe. The Zyrtec bike looks to be a Chinese Phoenix, but that seat sure isn't standard equipment.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,391
Posted By mswantak
Do I even want to know how you know that? Spend a...

Do I even want to know how you know that? Spend a lot of time at Lake Orillia?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-24-09, 01:50 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,391
Posted By mswantak
Okay, you've had enough congratulations; now I'll...

Okay, you've had enough congratulations; now I'll pee on your parade (so to speak):

It's micturition. You could've just said 'pee shivers'. At least you won't go blind from it. :lol:

Nice...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-08-09, 10:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 452
Posted By mswantak
That's cool; I oughta do that to the '67 Racer...

That's cool; I oughta do that to the '67 Racer I've got sitting around.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-31-08, 01:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By mswantak
It's left-hand thread. Put an adjustable crescent...

It's left-hand thread. Put an adjustable crescent wrench on it in such a position that you can grasp the wrench and the crank arm at the same time. Squeeze as required.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-13-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,455
Posted By mswantak
Here's another perverted Super Sport: ...

Here's another perverted Super Sport:

http://home.comcast.net/~mswantak/wsb/media/1477/site1547.jpg
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-23-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 241
Posted By mswantak
I think they need to come up with something...

I think they need to come up with something approximating the old Simplex guard that clamped to the downtube and FD clamp.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-23-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 990
Posted By mswantak
You guys wouldn't believe how gratified I am that...

You guys wouldn't believe how gratified I am that JR and others have taken up the decal battle flag. It was like being allowed to dismount a wild horse.

<salute>
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-23-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,939
Posted By mswantak
I totally had a hunch...

I totally had a hunch...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-08, 12:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,524
Posted By mswantak
Oh, crap -- you'd swap out the saddle, spend a...

Oh, crap -- you'd swap out the saddle, spend a couple days sniffing it, then sell it on eBay. :lol:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-22-08, 12:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,347
Posted By mswantak
Or for cyclists who wish to be thought of as...

Or for cyclists who wish to be thought of as vigorous and having large thighs.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-21-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 640
Posted By mswantak
WARNING: If he comes up with something like Mr....

WARNING: If he comes up with something like Mr. Ed, or Quick Draw McGraw, or El Kabong, just humor him.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-20-08, 09:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 923
Posted By mswantak
Or really bad BB bearings.

Or really bad BB bearings.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-16-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By mswantak
Bleah! Looks like they parked it with the...

Bleah! Looks like they parked it with the arse-end too close to the space heater.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,820
Posted By mswantak
Oh, Otis -- stop trying to butter me up.

Oh, Otis -- stop trying to butter me up.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 258
Posted By mswantak
Don't bother; just clean and regrease it in place.

Don't bother; just clean and regrease it in place.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 917
Posted By mswantak
So, is it a Biancki or a Nishichi?

So, is it a Biancki or a Nishichi?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By mswantak
I'd add two more pointers: - Don't lace your...

I'd add two more pointers:

- Don't lace your rim on the living room floor while you're watching TV

- Be reasonably sober

And yes, I learned this the hard way.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 685
Posted By mswantak
If you flip them over, they're called South Road....

If you flip them over, they're called South Road. :D
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-10-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,820
Posted By mswantak
Oh, I call multiple BS on this. Maybe only six SD...

Oh, I call multiple BS on this. Maybe only six SD '63 LeMans coupes were built, maybe not. Every stinking one of them though, had the 'unusual' suspension -- it was the Chevrolet Corvair transaxle....
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-08-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,706
Posted By mswantak
Snob appeal; nothing more. A stamped dropout will...

Snob appeal; nothing more. A stamped dropout will perform equally to forged one in 99.9% of all cases.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-06-08, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By mswantak
Mid-'70s Puch-built, I think. Still worth $60.

Mid-'70s Puch-built, I think. Still worth $60.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-02-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,405
Posted By mswantak
Thank goodness it was only a Peugeot.

Thank goodness it was only a Peugeot.
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