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12-06-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By DiabloScott

I challenge this statement. IME, more like...

I challenge this statement.

IME, more like 60%... but I just made that number up.
12-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 346
Posted By DiabloScott

You're planning on carrying a whole extra rear...

You're planning on carrying a whole extra rear wheel on your bike?
What happens if you get a front flat?
And if the spare is a tubular with latex tube you'll have to keep it pumped up pretty...
12-05-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 656
Posted By DiabloScott

1. Should put it in the biggest gear before...

1. Should put it in the biggest gear before photograph.
2. Right shifter position doesn't match rear derailleur position.
3. Wing nuts on both axles? Wow!
4. Very interesting internal rear brake...
Forum: Foo
12-04-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,370
Posted By DiabloScott

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Va. megachurch pastor arrested, charged with soliciting prostitution from a...
12-03-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,313
Posted By DiabloScott

What brings you hear Clarkk ? 1. Do not put...

What brings you hear Clarkk ?

1. Do not put the bike upside down.
2. Do not use valve dust caps.
3. Lanyard?
4. Threaded neck?
5. Inner spool valve?
6. Start at the valve, finish opposite the...
12-03-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 241,511
Posted By DiabloScott

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Those DO look nice - I especially like...
12-02-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 289,013
Posted By DiabloScott

It strikes me that shoes back then really sucked.

It strikes me that shoes back then really sucked.
11-30-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By DiabloScott

Friend at LBS said a guy came in once with a...

Friend at LBS said a guy came in once with a chunk of chainstay cut out of his bike. Tried to make a warranty claim. Friend told him it wouldn't be covered and the guy left; friend figured out later...
11-28-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,166
Posted By DiabloScott

When I was in college I thought it was funny to...

When I was in college I thought it was funny to draw Campy oil hole covers on my commute bike hubs. Somebody who thought they knew what they were getting stole my rear wheel.
11-23-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By DiabloScott

I've been riding Diablo for 30 years and I've...

I've been riding Diablo for 30 years and I've seen multiple road work projects, including big ones. They generally never close the road entirely, they do short sections of one-lane closures with...
11-22-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By DiabloScott

I can't think of any reason to do this EXCEPT for...

I can't think of any reason to do this EXCEPT for road repairs. There are a lot of those bore holes and they don't match up with where the planned turnout lanes are. So hopefully they're going to do...
11-22-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 805
Posted By DiabloScott

After my patella fracture surgery, the doc said...

After my patella fracture surgery, the doc said "sometimes when people get old we have to replace the screws in there... but you're already old, so no worries about that."
11-22-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,306
Posted By DiabloScott

I don't know where the 31 comes from either. That...

I don't know where the 31 comes from either. That may be how many ways to misspell Schwinn with 7 letters. It's possible to misspell a word with too many characters... so the correct answer is...
11-20-21, 07:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 664
Posted By DiabloScott

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my...

One time in street clothes and loose shorts on my commuter bike, I tried a cowboy mount as I left the parking spot in the company garage. My left foot was on the pedal and I was swinging my right leg...
11-20-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 289
Posted By DiabloScott

I've seen very few frames with internal shift...

I've seen very few frames with internal shift cables and downtube shifters.
And none of those had housings on the shifter side.
So you route bare cable from the shifter, through the internal run,...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By DiabloScott

I was in a pinch last summer and got some...

I was in a pinch last summer and got some Bontrager AW1s. They ride nicer than I thought. My commute is mostly on trails with debris rather than gravel but they've held up pretty well too.

But I'm...
Forum: Foo
11-18-21, 07:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,291
Posted By DiabloScott

I get seven spam calls before 8am every day.

I get seven spam calls before 8am every day.
Forum: Foo
11-18-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9,354
Views: 701,828
Posted By DiabloScott

brass-against-apologise-after-vocalist-pees-on-fan...

brass-against-apologise-after-vocalist-pees-on-fans-face-during-live-set

LINK...
Forum: Foo
11-18-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By DiabloScott

OK, now I have a Medicare Advantage BF ad on the...

OK, now I have a Medicare Advantage BF ad on the sidebar.
Forum: Foo
11-17-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 408
Posted By DiabloScott

Judging from the number of telemarketing calls I...

Judging from the number of telemarketing calls I get, not even eligible, these plans have sales commissions bigger than extended auto warranties.
11-15-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 638
Views: 89,672
Posted By DiabloScott

Pic assist: ...

Pic assist:

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x375/s_l500_17e7a3dc45682ef7cff048b3c2ed733864f1914a.jpg

...
11-15-21, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By DiabloScott

Well yes, (huge over-simplification here) but if...

Well yes, (huge over-simplification here) but if the shifter moves the cable 1mm per click, that has to correspond to the derailleur moving one gear per mm of pull. Some derailleurs need 2mm per...
11-15-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By DiabloScott

Saw it in progress! Didn't know what was going on...

Saw it in progress! Didn't know what was going on at the time, but Strava buddies saw other bits and I filled in the pieces.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4CL0FNTOqo8
11-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By DiabloScott

The first thing I thought he was going to tell me...

The first thing I thought he was going to tell me was not to wave cars to pass me... that signaling not to pass was OK, but signaling to "pass now" is not advised... he would've had a point there....
11-14-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By DiabloScott

But I don't even know what he was talking about. ...

But I don't even know what he was talking about. It seemed like he was claiming that I was being unsafe by making the cars pass extra wide... which is the safe and legal thing do... but I don't see...
11-13-21, 10:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By DiabloScott

Itís Puerto Rican. YouTube recognized it and...

Itís Puerto Rican. YouTube recognized it and flagged the copyright but let me keep it.
11-13-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 560
Posted By DiabloScott

Ranger Safety Talk

https://youtu.be/w4Ns1u6bD38

You be the judge.
11-13-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 241,511
Posted By DiabloScott

1. You number your spokes? That is extremely...

1. You number your spokes? That is extremely nerdy. :thumb:
2. Looks like too many threads showing - wrong length? Not done tensioning?
3. To check for clearance, put on another tubular that's...
11-12-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,098
Posted By DiabloScott

That would make a great story at my funeral - "He...

That would make a great story at my funeral - "He just bought a new bike two weeks ago... to add to his collection and the one he bought two years ago". With much head nodding and "that's Scott all...
Forum: Foo
11-12-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By DiabloScott

I did it in 1988 - exIowan and my mom bought me a...

I did it in 1988 - exIowan and my mom bought me a club membership and RAGBRAI tickets with the hometown club.
It was probably 30% party, 20% serious, and 50% just fun.
I think I saw the very first...
11-12-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 349
Posted By DiabloScott

The proverbial boot camp photo to send home to...

The proverbial boot camp photo to send home to mom.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/634x902/me_in_boot_camp_89cf3b31540f8368ff2579cfcca1fed2526048e9.jpg
11-11-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By DiabloScott

I always say something proud and patriotic when...

I always say something proud and patriotic when anybody says thanks for serving or whatever. I figure it's something they want to hear so it'll make them feel good. I was just a grease monkey...
11-10-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 593
Posted By DiabloScott

That'll be quite the resto effort. Belgian and...

That'll be quite the resto effort.
Belgian and Swiss bikes also frequently had Italian threaded BBs.
Very unusual to have the star without one of the points going straight up - ie your star is...
11-10-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By DiabloScott

Is that a USMC conga drum? You guys must've had...

Is that a USMC conga drum?
You guys must've had some complex rhythms to march to.
11-09-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By DiabloScott

Happy Marine Day. I gotta say, I admire the way...

Happy Marine Day.
I gotta say, I admire the way you guys hardly ever grouse about the working conditions or the bureaucracy or the stupid newbs or incompetent lifers or the way you were treated by...
11-09-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 304
Posted By DiabloScott

Reasons to do this: 1. Looks / style 2. Show...

Reasons to do this:
1. Looks / style
2. Show off wheel building chops
3. Insufficient inventory of spokes of correct length
4. Some kind of clearance issue with a fork appurtenance.

...
11-09-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 15,812
Posted By DiabloScott

I really like female singers with strong voices. ...

I really like female singers with strong voices.
https://youtu.be/HoRarCUw55Y
11-07-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 611
Posted By DiabloScott

In fact my 9-speed DT shifters are matched with a...

In fact my 9-speed DT shifters are matched with a Shimano mountain bike shadow derailleur (SLX) and 9-speed MTB cassette for the bigger cogs. Shifting is snappy!
Forum: Foo
11-06-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,361,640
Posted By DiabloScott

I think the Turboencabulator people have a patent...

I think the Turboencabulator people have a patent on that... best be careful.
https://youtu.be/Ac7G7xOG2Ag
11-04-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,643
Posted By DiabloScott

FindAllPostsbyRootboy...

FindAllPostsbyRootboy (https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=12913057)

He had some eclectic skills and interests.
I couldn't find a thread where he and I argued about anything.
Forum: Foo
11-01-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,370
Posted By DiabloScott

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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A man with "I'm a pornstar" tattooed on his forehead, along...
11-01-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 54,005
Posted By DiabloScott

"Tons of cash" sounds a lot higher on the wealth...

"Tons of cash" sounds a lot higher on the wealth scale than just having $15k to spend on something they enjoy.

I know lots of people that have spent more than that on a single vacation or a...
11-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,177
Views: 241,511
Posted By DiabloScott

I've used the wire wheel and drill method to...

I've used the wire wheel and drill method to remove old glue with some success:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x768/p5160009_77313af07a088509031fffc1d02022e3bc4763ac.jpg...
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,561
Posted By DiabloScott

What brings you here bikebikebike?

What brings you here bikebikebike?
Forum: Commuting
10-29-21, 11:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,023
Posted By DiabloScott

Mine's not that big but it fits in my panniers...

Mine's not that big but it fits in my panniers nicely.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1425x802/b_7ff8d2b93d17d957a44fb54e983493ec244ffb1d.jpg...
10-29-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,110
Posted By DiabloScott

Tubular will live on for: C&V, Track, and...

Tubular will live on for: C&V, Track, and Cyclocross
Tubular will die out for: road and criterium, and time trials.

The selection of good road sewups has been disappointing for a while now. And...
10-28-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 54,005
Posted By DiabloScott

So... fewer years you'll need to pay electric and...

So... fewer years you'll need to pay electric and water bills=more money to spend on something else... good reason to go large on your bucket-bike.
10-26-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By DiabloScott

yeah I hate that, if I take photos on my company...

yeah I hate that, if I take photos on my company iPhone I have to text them to my personal android phone (switching to jpg)and then email them to my work email to see them on my work computer
10-24-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 341
Posted By DiabloScott

1. It's not how hard you're pedaling, it's how...

1. It's not how hard you're pedaling, it's how fast the wheel is spinning.
2. Yes, the flywheel weights should spring in when the wheel is slow or stopped.
3. That bike is notoriously hard to work...
Forum: Foo
10-24-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11,994
Views: 2,546,414
Posted By DiabloScott

I know a woman who went to see it with her...

I know a woman who went to see it with her mom...probably 20 years ago... two Aussie guys.
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