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Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 499
Posted By DiabloScott

Yeah, I was kinda thinking Kim Jong Un; lose some...

Yeah, I was kinda thinking Kim Jong Un; lose some weight, get a better haircut, give 25 million people their freedom, and contribute to world peace.


But it would be more fun to be Captain Picard.
Forum: Foo
05-10-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 49,447
Posted By DiabloScott

(Florida) Man With Machete Tattoo On His Face Is...

(Florida) Man With Machete Tattoo On His Face Is Charged With Machete Attack
05-08-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 203,835
Posted By DiabloScott

Diablo Scott's Spare Tubular Folding Photo...

Diablo Scott's Spare Tubular Folding Photo Tutorial (https://photos.app.goo.gl/ttQAwX7JAkjDDT9p2)
05-07-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 203,835
Posted By DiabloScott

Here's my test: take the air out of the tire and...

Here's my test: take the air out of the tire and see how hard it is to get off... like you had a flat on the road and need to put on your spare. It should be damn hard, but not damn near impossible....
05-03-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 785
Posted By DiabloScott

There were some time trial specific bikes and...

There were some time trial specific bikes and track pursuit bikes that had that configuration - but your photo looks like a plain old accomodation for a small frame a la Georgena Terry.
04-24-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,393
Posted By DiabloScott

I still got it! (The gams, not the V1-Pro or the...

I still got it! (The gams, not the V1-Pro or the Vetta)
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04-23-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,393
Posted By DiabloScott

1. Never had a leather hairnet. Never saw anyone...

1. Never had a leather hairnet. Never saw anyone wearing one except in races.
2. Got serious around 1984, not wearing helmet.
3. My mom is a clinical psychologist specializing in head injuries -...
Forum: Foo
04-18-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 106,400
Posted By DiabloScott

I defy you to not tell this joke: Q: What...

I defy you to not tell this joke:

Q: What does Sean Connery's doorbell sound like?"
A: Dong. Ding Dong.
Forum: Foo
04-16-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 469
Posted By DiabloScott

It appears your objective is to pay the house off...

It appears your objective is to pay the house off and stay there - yes?
If so, what you should be looking at is the total of all the payments and costs to get that done under each scenario.

But...
Forum: Foo
04-15-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By DiabloScott

I had my SIXTH (annual) spinal tap yesterday...

I had my SIXTH (annual) spinal tap yesterday (easiest one so far), and signed up for 5 more.
Second Pfizer jab is tomorrow.
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,293
Posted By DiabloScott

hugs. 2020: seizure, vertebrae fracture....

hugs.

2020: seizure, vertebrae fracture. Mom got colon cancer. No covid.
2021: patella fracture. Mom's cancer free. No covid.
04-06-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 462
Posted By DiabloScott

That's the way it's supposed to be... you'll...

That's the way it's supposed to be... you'll learn to like it.
04-05-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By DiabloScott

How many chains can you check before the chain...

How many chains can you check before the chain checker itself needs to be replaced? We need a chain checker checker!

But as for how much force to put on that particular gauge... I'd say unless...
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 789
Posted By DiabloScott

When I was in the Navy I relocated every 6 months...

When I was in the Navy I relocated every 6 months or so.. if it didn't fit in a seabag, it didn't come with me.
DiabloWife likes having bookshelves full of books that nobody ever looks at, and a...
04-03-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By DiabloScott

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and...

That is the strangest story. Weird manner and weird location for organized bike thievery.
04-03-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 514
Views: 76,441
Posted By DiabloScott

Well, that's my neighborhood. Never heard of it...

Well, that's my neighborhood. Never heard of it and I'm confident it hasn't been there in at least 30 years. I can't see if that says Concord Ave (renewal downtown area) or Concord Blvd (a little...
03-21-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 12,825
Posted By DiabloScott

I heard BikesDirect.com bought the brand rights...

I heard BikesDirect.com bought the brand rights to Firenze and were planning on reissuing a new, cheaper and crappier version.
03-20-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,280
Posted By DiabloScott

You know how baseball fans say that 90 feet is...

You know how baseball fans say that 90 feet is the "perfect distance" from home plate to first base?

Well I think 3.7km is the perfect distance from the Poggio to the finish line in San Remo. ...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,626
Posted By DiabloScott

https://i.imgur.com/lSRTApD.gif

https://i.imgur.com/lSRTApD.gif
03-16-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,444
Posted By DiabloScott

1. See below 2. No 3. 27mm or more, not new...

1. See below
2. No
3. 27mm or more, not new ones.

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03-14-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 751
Posted By DiabloScott

I always thought it would've been cool to have a...

I always thought it would've been cool to have a bike with "DENVER SPOKE" on the fork blades....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,227
Posted By DiabloScott

A couple friends did. Contested it in court....

A couple friends did. Contested it in court. Judge didn't want to embarrass the park ranger in public (in my perception) so he "took it under advisement" and said "if you don't hear back from me then...
03-06-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,485
Posted By DiabloScott

I'm kind of surprised that doctors will look at...

I'm kind of surprised that doctors will look at your personal devices and reports... even just to indicate more testing.
03-04-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 724
Posted By DiabloScott

1. The tires will stretch some with use, that'll...

1. The tires will stretch some with use, that'll help.
2. Rims that are made for tubeless like to have tubeless rim tape instead of thicker Velox or Zefal, that'll help.
3. On new installs, it...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,884
Posted By DiabloScott

What brings you here Billon?

What brings you here Billon?
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,450
Posted By DiabloScott

Word is my office will be looking for a much...

Word is my office will be looking for a much smaller place with open layout intended for short visits.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,406,374
Posted By DiabloScott

Also not good for TP, which is why the bidet hose...

Also not good for TP, which is why the bidet hose was such a thoughtful feature.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,919
Posted By DiabloScott

Sort of. My previous "best bike" became my...

Sort of. My previous "best bike" became my winter bike, rain bike, and back-up bike. I also have two sets of wheels for the winter bike. It still gets ridden a lot and I like riding it a lot.
02-28-21, 02:08 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,891
Posted By DiabloScott

What brings you here dcalkin?

What brings you here dcalkin?
02-26-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 2,006
Views: 203,835
Posted By DiabloScott

No, do not even bring glue on your rides. Your...

No, do not even bring glue on your rides. Your spare should have a coat of glue on it - typically from previous use. And you should get it on straight and pump it up to high pressure to hold it on -...
02-23-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,066
Posted By DiabloScott

You know there's a Clydesdale subforum right? I...

You know there's a Clydesdale subforum right? I think they discuss wheels quite a bit.
But I'd put rim strength #1, spoke count #2, and double butted spokes #3 in order of importance... ie, talk...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 03:18 PM
02-21-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,697
Posted By DiabloScott

Filing this away for posterity - I love that name...

Filing this away for posterity - I love that name for tubulars. Google doesn't have it but the Czech Tufo site does....
02-19-21, 09:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,558
Posted By DiabloScott

Did you charge Double Campi Markup?

Did you charge Double Campi Markup?
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 910
Posted By DiabloScott

Now would be a good time to tell the story about...

Now would be a good time to tell the story about when I brought a room service to Tina Turner. She was still with Ike at the time though.
I'm pretty sure she would remember me as the nerdy white...
02-03-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By DiabloScott

Well my data point is 90psi is no problem in the...

Well my data point is 90psi is no problem in the last 6 years.
02-02-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By DiabloScott

Cheapest option of all... don't bother. ...

Cheapest option of all... don't bother.

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Works fine, lasts long time.
01-31-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,287
Posted By DiabloScott

No, I had open reduction, internal fixation......

No, I had open reduction, internal fixation... that's what I meant by "screws and Bondo".
Surgery was Friday, Saturday was pretty tough even with Norco. Sunday was much better once I got the...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,550
Posted By DiabloScott

I do like my commute, I go in to the ( empty)...

I do like my commute, I go in to the ( empty) office once a week or so to use the printer/copier machine and bring home a stack of paperwork. 15 miles RT.
01-21-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,890
Views: 693,683
Posted By DiabloScott

I was wondering if I'd met you on Diablo, but I...

I was wondering if I'd met you on Diablo, but I think this isn't you.

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Ted.
01-17-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,296
Posted By DiabloScott

That's exactly what I do. The saddle bag always...

That's exactly what I do. The saddle bag always has new tubes in it. The patched tubes get tested on an old wheel with an old tire at max pressure for a couple days to prove the patch is good, then...
Forum: Foo
01-15-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,406,374
Posted By DiabloScott

Criteria is "zero to one hundred". Although...

Criteria is "zero to one hundred".

Although "dozen" would appear before "e"... so belay my last.

Also - why is "one hundred" an H instead of an O?
Could be a regional thing... like in Iowa we...
01-02-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,273
Posted By DiabloScott

21. The answer is 21. ...

21.
The answer is 21.
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01-01-21, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,202
Views: 247,658
Posted By DiabloScott

Castaways ...

Castaways
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12-31-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,216
Posted By DiabloScott

You'd only recognize me by my rear wheel: ...

You'd only recognize me by my rear wheel:

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12-31-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,693
Posted By DiabloScott

Tire/Tyre is an interesting case. Whereas most...

Tire/Tyre is an interesting case. Whereas most spelling differences in English words started as English and got modified to be American, tire was the original spelling and the Brits modified it,...
12-30-20, 12:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,254
Posted By DiabloScott

There were some freewheels that were designed not...

There were some freewheels that were designed not to be removeable with a tool - they required destructive removal. Basically you use a hammer and punch to get the bearing race off of there and then...
12-29-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 22,693
Posted By DiabloScott

Terminology: front fork, rear cassette.

Terminology: front fork, rear cassette.
Forum: Foo
12-29-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,438
Posted By DiabloScott

I just heard a podcast about habits - making new...

I just heard a podcast about habits - making new ones and stopping old ones. She had some interesting insights on it but mostly it was about FRICTION.

For example she said everyone knew cigarettes...
12-28-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 12,273
Posted By DiabloScott

I think I hit 50mph ONCE in my life... yeah, it...

I think I hit 50mph ONCE in my life... yeah, it was fun.

I used to hit 45mph pretty regularly on my regular ride; now I generally keep it below 40mph in that same section.
I don't enjoy going...
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