New zine alert: HALF-FRAME JOURNAL #1, my first photo zine!

After doing zines for almost twenty-five years, bike touring for over fifteen years, and film photography (seriously, again) for over a year, I figure it's time to wrap all three of these things together! You remember that I took a li'l tour down the Willamette Valley last month, yes? I did some journal comics about... Continue Reading →

Willamette Valley Bike Tour: The photos

From Day 2, south of Monmouth. Pentax IQZoom 928/Fuji C200 I've gotten all my color photos from last week's Willamette Valley Bike Tour online! All of these pictures were taken with my Pentax IQZoom (Espio) 928 with Fuji C200 film. Enjoy! https://www.flickr.com/photos/urbanadventureleaguepdx/albums/72157719618476020

Three Speed Cruise is just a week away!

Society Of Three Speeds

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 River. This ride is open to all bikes that have a internal hub gear of three, four, or five speeds. You do not need to be a member of Society of Three Speeds to be on the ride. If you are not a member, you can purchase a membership on the day of ride for the special price of $20! This is a casually paced ride, no one left behind . We can get food and libations afterwards. Limited to 20 participants. Register on Eventbrite

There is still plenty of spots open for this ride…

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Minolta Freedom Tele: The secret Leica?

After a year and a half back at film photography, my camera preferences have started to solidify. I like machines that give me some control over focus and exposure. The compact 35 mm cameras that became commonplace in the 80s and dominated the film era to its end around 2005 generally gave you no control... Continue Reading →

Goodbye, Robin Hood Path Racer

From the final ride, 8 July 2021. Minolta Freedom Tele/Kodak Ultramax 400 My Robin Hood path racer came into being on a whim. In 2016 I was given a couple old Raleigh three speeds plus a bare Robin Hood frame. I managed to move the two bikes, but the Robin Hood frame sat for a... Continue Reading →

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