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01-07-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

Recent Movies

Movies from the last six months that held my attention and would recommend. I would rate these all between 6.0 and 7.0 which is closely aligned with the IMBD ratings.

White boy Rick
Bad times at...
07-21-18, 08:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,994
Posted By Maybelater

Review: Vilano Diverse 4.0

I now have a few miles on my new Vilano Diverse 4.0 and here's my impressions of this $479.00 hybrid from Amazon.com. I was attracted by the low price and the quality components on this all aluminum...
Forum: Foo
05-26-17, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 960
Posted By Maybelater

I own a 2000 Miata and it's the most fun to drive...

I own a 2000 Miata and it's the most fun to drive car I've ever owned. I'm 5 ft. 10 inches and fit the car perfectly. Yes, the trunk is small and it would be nice to have an extra 40 horsepower but...
02-26-17, 08:16 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

Just watched the Netflix original "I don't feel...

Just watched the Netflix original "I don't feel at home in this world anymore". A refreshing black comedy with unexpected violence and gore...8/10

I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore...
02-08-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 62,327
Views: 9,445,893
Posted By Maybelater

Local ad. Personally I'd rather die of natural...

Local ad. Personally I'd rather die of natural causes...

10 speed mountain bike, Murray Exploder... $60.
12-22-16, 01:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,628
Posted By Maybelater

If your buddy has hills to contend with Luna...

If your buddy has hills to contend with Luna Cycle just introduced a small 2 speed hub last week. It's a small hub with planetary reduction in low and can handle up to 1000 watts. Shows a lot of...
12-22-16, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

I watched hell or high water with high...

I watched hell or high water with high expectations and was not dissapointed. Best movie I've seen in the last ten years is A Prophet (2009) with english subtitles. A French produced movie not widely...
12-08-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,328
Posted By Maybelater

Here's a link to a article I found which should...

Here's a link to a article I found which should answer a lot of your questions. I currently have an older 24 volt Currie rear drive kit with lead acid batteries. I find it slow and heavy so I'll be...
10-20-16, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,475
Posted By Maybelater

I would consider this mid drive kit from Luna...

I would consider this mid drive kit from Luna Cycle. This and a 52 volt battery will tame the hills.

Cyclone Mid Drive 3000 watt Planetary KIT - Luna Cycle...
08-08-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks Johnny! I'm happy with the finished bike...

Thanks Johnny! I'm happy with the finished bike but have to be very careful with the paint finish. The base color was clear coated but there's no hardener in spray can paint so it's easily scratched.
08-08-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Maybelater

Good catch! I was trying both the 16 and 18 tooth...

Good catch! I was trying both the 16 and 18 tooth gears on the original freewheel and settled on the 16 tooth. The chain has been shortened accordingly.
08-08-16, 12:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Maybelater

I recieved the alloy crank set I ordered and the...

I recieved the alloy crank set I ordered and the bike is now complete. The final weight is 21 lbs. with a alloy kick stand. The M wave 44 tooth crank set is good quality for the money and is made in...
Forum: Foo
08-04-16, 10:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,332
Posted By Maybelater

Illiterate Nation

Is it just me or is anyone else getting really discouraged with peoples skillset of spelling, grammar and their lack of etiquette. I cringe every time I list a item for sale online. Some of the...
07-16-16, 03:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Maybelater

Good point and thanks for the kind words....

Good point and thanks for the kind words. Unfortunately I'm north of the border and selection is limited at Walmart Canada. Locally I would have to pay close to $500.00 for a Pure Fix single speed....
07-16-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,705
Posted By Maybelater

Walmart Road Bike Conversion

I'm building a low budget bike for my son and always wondered if the Walmart aluminum bike frames are decent. I found this road bike for $75.00 and was pleasantly surprised by the welds and overall...
07-02-16, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 469
Posted By Maybelater

Custom "Tank" Bike Build

I spotted this one off creation today and took some pics since it's quite unique. Obviously not the lightest build I've seen but it looks pretty rugged and it's set up for towing. Probably a little...
05-17-16, 07:56 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 32,481
Posted By Maybelater

Great advice! I will follow your...

Great advice! I will follow your recommendation....
05-17-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 32,481
Posted By Maybelater

I could have taken my bike in the restaurant but...

I could have taken my bike in the restaurant but felt it wouldn't be appreciated. I had a locked bike stolen last week and wasn't taking any chances. It was the managers curt response to my inquiry...
05-17-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 571
Views: 32,481
Posted By Maybelater

I was Refused Service at McDonalds

I was out riding tonight on my single speed and didn't plan on any stops so I left my lock at home. I rode by a McDonalds and thought a ice cream would be nice. I couldn't risk leaving my bike...
04-24-16, 09:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,345
Posted By Maybelater

I concur with Kickstart. A shop that rebuilds...

I concur with Kickstart. A shop that rebuilds clutches and brake shoes for heavy trucks or farm equipment can help you out. I've had several clutch plates rebuilt for antique tractors.
04-15-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 20,338
Views: 3,469,168
Posted By Maybelater

Local vintage bike for sale...Never seen a front...

Local vintage bike for sale...Never seen a front fender mounted backwards but it can be done...

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Forum: Foo
04-12-16, 06:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 602
Posted By Maybelater

One Tough Clothes Washer

Don't try this at home. Enjoy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dq6T5BojXc8&feature=youtu.be
04-03-16, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks for your reply. I only have one bridge to...

Thanks for your reply. I only have one bridge to climb and found my winter beater bike with 67 gear inches worked well. I live in Manitoba which is perfectly flat. I've heard you can stand on a beer...
04-03-16, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Maybelater

The stem does look high but the min. insertion...

The stem does look high but the min. insertion line is still buried. The wheel set was 180.00 but with new rim tape, tubes and a free wheel it climbed to 220.00 and with tires the total came to...
04-03-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 950
Posted By Maybelater

Raleigh Record SS Conversion

Here's a couple of pics of my mid 70's Record single speed conversion. This was a budget build starting with a 20.00 Record that came with a decent Wrights saddle. The alloy crank arms and chain ring...
03-31-16, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,981
Posted By Maybelater

Here's a southern home built.... 512677

Here's a southern home built....
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02-28-16, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks iTod! I like the idea of a 1x7 build and...

Thanks iTod! I like the idea of a 1x7 build and may go that route if a nice set of used 700 wheels get advertised. My goal is to build a bike hopefully under 22 lbs. with quality rims and decent...
02-28-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Maybelater

I have a Sekine 10 speed with all steel...

I have a Sekine 10 speed with all steel components and a ratty Amsterdam 3 speed that are also SS contenders. The other two are a low end mountain bike and a decent quality Norco Scrambler that led a...
02-28-16, 07:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Maybelater

No it does not. A frame sticker indicates it's...

No it does not. A frame sticker indicates it's Raleigh Industries high carbon 20-30 steel. This is a entry model bike so I don't know if 20-30 steel was desirable in the mid 70's or it was just...
02-28-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,677
Posted By Maybelater

Two many tu cownt...

Two many tu cownt...
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks for your reply. Further investigation...

Thanks for your reply. Further investigation shows it has a three speed hub but it's not a quality bike. I'll probably use a Raleigh Record frame for a SS build.
02-27-16, 03:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By Maybelater

Score! Raleigh Record Project

I picked up five bikes for 100 bucks today and this Raleigh Record is the perfect size frame for me. Once I get it stripped down and cleaned up I'm thinking a 700 SS wheel set with 28 mm tires could...
Replies: 3
Views: 516
Posted By Maybelater

Amsterdam Single Speed

I'm happy to report I just scored five bikes for 100 bucks. I have two 70's vintage Sekine 10 speeds and this unusual Amsterdam with a coaster 506790brake. I'm not familiar with this make and was...
02-27-16, 02:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,677
Posted By Maybelater

I got too breaks on my bike and a steal frame....

I got too breaks on my bike and a steal frame. Rides like a cadalac...
02-19-16, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 492
Posted By Maybelater

Cheap Brake Mod

I was having trouble stopping my winter beater with chrome rims and ancient brake pads. I tossed the chrome rims and installed alloy rims which helped a lot but the brake pads were probably age...
01-12-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 23,446
Posted By Maybelater

Making a Murderer. A riveting documentary filmed...

Making a Murderer. A riveting documentary filmed over a 10 year period. 9/10.
01-01-16, 02:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks SkyDog! This bike came with 26 inch wheels...

Thanks SkyDog! This bike came with 26 inch wheels when new and like most department store bikes was driven about 50 miles then parked. The Tektro C326 calipers look like a great choice. That being...
01-01-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks for your reply and the link! It's only a...

Thanks for your reply and the link! It's only a twenty dollar bike but I've bonded with it. Will let you guys know how it turns out....
01-01-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks for your reply! I'll follow your advice...

Thanks for your reply! I'll follow your advice and give the origional calipers another chance with good pads. My brake levers are metal albeit very low end...
01-01-16, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,933
Posted By Maybelater

Brake Caliper Reach Issues

Happy new year everyone! This is officially my first bike problem of 2016. My twenty dollar mountain bike winter beater with side pull brakes and chrome rims is severly lacking in the brakes...
12-30-15, 04:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,589
Posted By Maybelater

Thanks guys! I know I can count on you for honest...

Thanks guys! I know I can count on you for honest advice. I've only seen one of these pass by me when I was in Eindhoven Holland. My wife has relatives there and they will try to find me a clean used...
12-29-15, 08:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,589
Posted By Maybelater

Vanmoof Dusenjager D3

I'm seriously considering buying this bike and it will be my first single speed. It's a Dutch designed built in Taiwan aluminum frame bike that weighs 27.5 lbs. It has a dynamo front hub with...
12-28-15, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

Wild Tales (Spanish with English subtitles) 8/10 ...

Wild Tales (Spanish with English subtitles) 8/10
Hitchcock 2012 7/10
The Best Offer 2013 9/10 Brilliant acting by Geoffrey Rush
12-24-15, 03:12 PM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

The Seven Five (Documentary) 7/10 Sicario 7/10 ...

The Seven Five (Documentary) 7/10
Sicario 7/10
The Revenant 8/10
12-20-15, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 922
Posted By Maybelater

Drinking and Bike Shopping

Apparently not a winning combination. I found a local ad for a super hipster bike that seemed like a great buy to someone at the time.... "I bought this bike not only because it's beautiful but...
11-19-15, 04:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By Maybelater

You have a valid point on using a LPG stove or...

You have a valid point on using a LPG stove or catalytic heater but a micro stove suitable for hiking starts around 50 bucks and this cost me nothing. It has no moving parts and guessing it weighs...
11-19-15, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,332
Posted By Maybelater

DIY Emergency Heater

We had our first dump of snow last night and I was reminded of last February when my chain fell off at minus 30 degrees. Here's a quick and simple diy heater that takes two minutes to make. I...
11-16-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

Cowboys Vs. Dinosaurs. 1/10. So bad it's...

Cowboys Vs. Dinosaurs. 1/10. So bad it's hilarious. This review from IMDB sums it up...

The CGI isn't great, I don't think Amblin/Legendary Entertainment will be losing sleep over this as...
11-16-15, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,832
Views: 315,574
Posted By Maybelater

The Gift. 8/10. A well written and paced drama...

The Gift. 8/10. A well written and paced drama written and directed by the talented Joel Edgerton who also has a convincing role as Gordo the Weirdo.

The Gift (2015) - IMDb...
Forum: Foo
10-05-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By Maybelater

America in Pictures 1935 to 1945

481005For all the history buffs, Yale just released 170,000 photos of depression era America. Enjoy...

Search Results: "" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress)...
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