Re-embracing Coffee Outside

I love the concept of Coffee Outside: go somewhere outdoors, preferably by bike (or walking too) and make some coffee. Over the past decade, the concept has taken off, and there are many weekly meet-ups all around the world where people get together to share their Coffee Outside experience. We've had one in Portland for... Continue Reading →

Neighborhood Walks

Since the shutdown, walking has become my preferred "getting outside" activity. I still bike, but only two to three times a week, not daily. With cycling, I've been seeing them more as adventures to find secret places off the beaten path. But with walking, it's all about the neighborhood. Since I'm not using public transit... Continue Reading →

The final (fifth) week of Three Speed Adventure April 2020: The “Open” Week (April 26-May 3)

Society Of Three Speeds

This photo was too late for Week One (You and your three speed), but will work for Week Five! Taken on 29 March 2020 in the garden. Camera: Minolta Hi-Matic 7s. Film: Kentmere 400.

Alright, it’s time to close out Three Speed Adventure April 2020 in a good way! The theme for the week? There’s no theme!

Yes, the fifth and final week of Three Speed Adventure April 2020 is The Open Week. This means you can do anything, so long as a three speed bicycle is in the shot! So you can do any of the following:

  • Post a photo that would have worked during any of the previous four weeks of themes. Have a self portrait with bike you didn’t get done in time? Post it! Carried a bag of mulch from the garden supply store? Let’s see it! Etc, etc
  • It can also be a photo…

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Embracing the Bantam

Bantam Rambleneur near Sacajawea Park, NE Portland. 28 March 2020. Camera: Olympus XA2. Film: Kodak Ultramax 400. After almost five years of ownership, I feel like I've finally embraced the only custom bike I own. And ironically enough, it took a world crisis for me to realize this. You may have recalled me writing about... Continue Reading →

Three Speed Adventure April 2020, Week Four Report

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