Hello folks! Summer is here (in the Northern Hemisphere) and I hope you've been getting in some good rides on your three speed. I've been mostly riding my Brompton, as it's my newest bike, and its multi-modal ease means I've brought it to a lot of places. I still love my Raleigh Superbe, but it… Continue reading A Society of Three Speeds status report, July 2022
Me, on my first ever Three Speed Ride, Sat 27 March 2011. Photo: Timo While Society of Three Speeds turns ten next March, my involvement with leading three speed themed bicycle rides in Portland runs longer than that. Today marks ten eleven! years since I first led a Three Speed Ride. 1 It was early… Continue reading Eleven years since my first Three Speed Ride
Hello friends, due to low engagement I've decided to cancel the Three Speed Ride originally scheduled for Sunday October 10th. I'm bummed, but I need to direct my energies appropriately. I was hoping that the pent-up demand for organized bike rides as COVID restrictions loosened would mean a lot of people would want to ride… Continue reading The October Three Speed Ride has been CANCELLED, and a bit about the future of in-Portland Society events
Monday August 2nd was the date of the Society's summer ride. This ride was also part of Pedalpalooza, Portland's annual summertime celebration of bike fun. This was a weeknight ride, which means a shorter route than my weekend jaunts in either April or October. I had a small crew on this ride, mostly filled with… Continue reading Three Speed Cruise Ride Report
It's time for our autumn cruise on three speed bicycles! This approximately 15 mile loop will explore the deeper parts of SE from Montavilla and back. We'll see a mix of decidedly urban/suburban and some surprise rural areas. This ride is open to all bikes that have a internal hub gear of three, four, or… Continue reading Three Speed Ride, Saturday 10 October
Hello, friends of three speeds! The first Three Speed Ride for 2021, and the first since the January 2020 pub crawl is just about a week away! Join us next week for the summer Three Speed Cruise! Come along on Monday August 2 at 6 Pm for a 10 mile loop meandering around the Willamette… Continue reading Three Speed Cruise is just a week away!