Hello, folks! After a four-year hiatus, Emee and myself are returning to the Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour next week. I've been on the Tour four times (2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018) whereas Emee has only been once before. We've had so much fun in the past and can't wait to do it again! The… Continue reading Tips and tricks for your first time at Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour
The Stone Wall in Old Frontenac. From the 2018 Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour Hello, friends of Three Speeds. For obvious reasons the annual Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour is not happening this year. This beautiful loop around a natural lake on the Mississippi River in Wisconsin and Minnesota would have occurred this coming weekend… Continue reading A “Do-it-Yourself” Lake Pepin Adventure This Weekend!
Hello, friends of Three Speeds! It's been an eventful year 'round the SoTS HQ. With bike rides, challenges, and membership kits, it's one of our biggest years yet. How did it shape up? Here's a blow-by-blow of the milestones: January: We had a modest Three Speed Get-Together at Montavilla Brew Works. A half-dozen people showed… Continue reading A Three Speed Year in Review: 2019
Hello friends of Three Speeds! While this event isn't three-speed specific (they allow derailleur'd bikes, so long as it's British) it is very much in the vein of what we like! And it is put on by Jon Sharratt of Gentlemen Cyclist and the Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour! Here's what Jon is saying: Facing… Continue reading The All-British Cycling Event, Twin Cities, Sept 13-15 Sept 2019
Well, this is exciting! Society of Three Speeds is proud to announce that we'll be hosting our first ever workshop! This class will be taught by expert mechanic Patrick Loftus, who has overhauled many an AW hub in his day. It will be held at the Community Cycling Center (1700 NE Alberta St) on Wednesday… Continue reading Sturmey Archer hub overhaul workshop, Wed 24 April
Hello friends of three speeds. I made some noises about wanting to head out to Minnesota (and Wisconsin) in May for the annual Lake Pepin Three Speed Tour. But it looks like that isn't going to happen, at least not in 2019. No, it's not because I'm over the event, or over three speeds. It's… Continue reading Not going to Pepin this year.