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Three Speed Day Tour: Saturday April 18

Despite not doing the Adventure April Challenge this year, there will still be three speed fun here in Portland! The Day Tour to Oregon City returns for Saturday, April 18. It's time for a lovely day tour on three speed bicycles! Destination: Oregon City, where we can have a fine lunch, use America's favorite municipal… Continue reading Three Speed Day Tour: Saturday April 18

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No Three Speed Adventure April for 2020

Hello, friends of Three Speeds. Right about now is when I'm usually seriously thinking about the Three Speed Adventure April Challenge. But after some contemplation, I am not going to be doing this challenge in 2020. I'll still do Three Speed October, but for now, consider a separate challenge in April off the table. (There… Continue reading No Three Speed Adventure April for 2020

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From Happy Little Three Speed: The Raleigh is resting

Not his bike, but my Robin Hood path racer. Hello friends! It's a bit of a quiet time around here, though I've been riding my Raleigh Superbe a lot. Every once in awhile I like to share a three speed post I've seen elsewhere, so check out this post from Happy Little Three Speed Bicycle… Continue reading From Happy Little Three Speed: The Raleigh is resting


My Raleigh Superbe at (almost) five years: A superb bike!

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Taken with my Minolta Hi-Matic 7s 35mm film camera. (Film: Kodak Gold 200)

My Raleigh Superbe is soon to be a member of my Five Year Club, bikes that I’ve had for that time period. The Crested Butte and Schwinn Heavy Duti have passed those milestones, the Bantam will soon. I got my hands on the Superbe in September of 2015, though it wasn’t road worthy until the following spring. Since then, I’ve done a decent amount to, and a lot, with this bike.

Currently it fills the niche of my daily driver for commuting and utility. In fact, looking back over the past month, I’ve used the Raleigh Superbe for nearly all my day-to-day riding. The only times I pulled out a different bike was the Bantam for the trip to the cabins, and a fun day ride with the Robin Hood path racer. Both of those bikes are…

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