Today is the LAST DAY of the Three Speed April 2021 Challenge!

Society Of Three Speeds

Hello, friends of Three Speeds! Yes, April has flown by. And today is the last day of the Three Speed April 2021 Challenge! You have now until 11:59 PM your local time to finish up the challenge. What’s that, you forgot to register? Well, you can still register and complete the challenge TODAY if you want!

Please remember a few points:

  • You don’t have to do all five of the sub-challenges. You can do as many as you like. You need to do one sub-challenge to get stickers and at least three sub-challenges to get the patch.
  • You can do the Bike Overnight tonight. If you do that (and only if you do that), you can complete other sub-challenges tomorrow (Saturday May 1st) as part of your return ride. Didn’t do the Overnight tonight? You can’t do challenges tomorrow.
  • Finished your challenge? Now is the time to finalize your Official…

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Olympus XA2: Zen perfection

For the uninitiated: The Olympus XA2 is a 35mm compact camera produced by Olympus in Japan from 1980 through to about 1986 or so. This small camera was designed by Maitani Yoshihisa. It was the second of the XA line which introduced "clamshell" style cameras to the world, as a sliding cover served as the... Continue Reading →

A quick Three Speed April 2021 update

Society Of Three Speeds

Hello folks! We are in the last third of this year’s Three Speed April 2021 Challenge. So far thirty folks have signed up. Cool! I haven’t received any journals in the mail yet, but I have seen some reports on Instagram. If you are sharing on The Gram, make sure you tag your posts #3spdapr2021 and “ping” me if you would like me to share.

Haven’t signed up yet? You still have ten days to fulfill the challenge! Plenty of time. Remember you can do as many of the sub-challenges together as you want, so you can put them all together in one ride. Go here to see the rules and register.

And without further ado, here’s some Three Speed April posts!

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My Three Speed April 2021 ride: 2 April

You've probably heard about that Three Speed April challenge I run, where three-speeders have the month of April to complete one, several, or all of these five sub-challenges: Ride your three speed at least fifteen miles (25 km) in one ride.A climb of 5% or more grade, with a cumulative elevation gain of at least 100 feet (30 m).A bit of unpaved/dirt... Continue Reading →

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