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
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
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.
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!
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
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