Stark St Mileposts, Sun 12 May

As spring creeps into summer, now is a good time to put on some longer rides. And also a good time to revisit some rides I've done in the past. I've only done the Stark Street Mileposts ride once before, during Pedalpalooza in June of 2017. It was a fun one, so why not do... Continue Reading →

Sturmey Archer hub overhaul workshop, Wed 24 April

Society Of Three Speeds

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 April 24 at 7 pm.

Learn how to overhaul a Sturmey Archer three speed hub! Veteran bike mechanic Patrick Loftus will open up an AW hub, dismantle it, and reassemble it in working order during this ninety minute workshop. Participants will learn about lubing and adjusting cables while learning some theory and history. Bring your own three speed as we may be able to help with adjustments. Please note that this is otherwise NOT a hands-on workshop.

Limited to nine people.

Price: $20 for Society of Three Speeds members, $25 for non members, plus service…

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Bike Touring Workshop, Sunday 2 June 2019

Hello friends! It's time I offered up another one of my Bike Touring Workshops! This one will happen during Pedalpalooza, Portland's month long bike fun festival. I'm expanding the amount of participants to ten so there'll be more room! This workshop will happen on Sunday June 2nd, from 10 AM to 1:30 PM at Rivelo,... Continue Reading →

Impending Spring

It was inevitable: After a too long February, the first tastes of spring have appeared. And not a moment too soon, as the colder than normal weather plus the off and on snow (that didn't do anything) was wearing me down. On Sunday March 10th, Steve M and I took a long bike ride on... Continue Reading →

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