At 07:41 AM 19/06/2008 +0100, John wrote:
>My father (born 1916) would use it frequently, but I never have.
>Bit like 'sit up and beg' which sounds quaint to me,
>but still often seen describing roadsters on ebay in UK.
Wow, now there's an expression I haven't heard in generations! Yes, that's what we called the riding position for all non-drop-handlebar bikes.