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A Society of Three Speeds status report, July 2022

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

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A reflection on the Society in 2021, and what’s ahead for 2022

Spotted in the Santa Monica REI Hello, three speed lovers! 2021 is just about done, so now is a good time to look back at what worked and what didn't with the Society of Three Speeds. The good: There were two challenges in 2021, both featuring mail-in reporting. After the success of Three Speed October… Continue reading A reflection on the Society in 2021, and what’s ahead for 2022

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The Three Speed October 2021 Challenge starts NEXT WEEK! It’s not too late to register.

I've been hosting the Three Speed October Challenge since 2016. The concept of the challenge is simple: Ride your three speed during the month of October! Here are the basic stipulations of this challenge: Ride a three speed bicycleThree times a weekAt least three miles (5 km) each tripFor at least three weeks during the duration of the challengeDuring a five-week period… Continue reading The Three Speed October 2021 Challenge starts NEXT WEEK! It’s not too late to register.

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The Three Speed October Challenge returns for 2021!

Since 2016, the concept of the Three Speed Challenge is simple: Ride your three speed during the month of October! Here are the basic stipulations of this challenge: Ride a three speed bicycleThree times a weekAt least three miles (5 km) each tripFor at least three weeks during the duration of the challengeDuring a five-week period that centers around the month of… Continue reading The Three Speed October Challenge returns for 2021!

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Checkin’ in with the Society, halfway through 2021

Hello, friends of Three Speeds. After a year-plus of pandemic, things seem like they have finally rounded a corner as more and more people get vaccinated. I got my second Moderna shot on June 1st, so in another week I should be in the clear! (Well, as in the clear as I can be.) With… Continue reading Checkin’ in with the Society, halfway through 2021

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Looking ahead to 2021: A blueprint for the Society

Hello, friends of three speeds! I hope you all are well. 2020 was not an easy year, and the least I can hope for is that 2021 will be better. As the year comes to a close, it's natural for me to think about what lies ahead. So here's a blueprint for what should happen.… Continue reading Looking ahead to 2021: A blueprint for the Society