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April 14, 2013

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“Noel I’d like to swap my dart board for a football”. I spent the day up at the swap meet held in the McHenry county fairground in Woodstock. Indeed the organizers Walneck held a 100th meet celebration at the nearby Harley, Triumph KTM dealer, so it was bikes all round old and new; rusty and polished.

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There was engines galore cat Ed Zenders post, alas no Cub items. But I managed to pick up the much needed Haynes manual an a set of Whitworth spanners.

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I’ve never seen a copper tank either- steam punk anyone?

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There was other two-wheeled offerings too: this immaculate “Christmas Morning” fresh Schwinn Stingray chopper, the Lemon Peeler was propped against a pig stall, yours for $1,400. “What do you mean? Won’t ‘aggle?”

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I’ll report other discoveries over the coming weeks blog entries. Plenty of moto fun!