The October Three Speed Ride has been CANCELLED, and a bit about the future of in-Portland Society events

Society Of Three Speeds

Hello friends, due to low engagement I’ve decided to cancel the Three Speed Ride originally scheduled for Sunday October 10th. I’m bummed, but I need to direct my energies appropriately. I was hoping that the pent-up demand for organized bike rides as COVID restrictions loosened would mean a lot of people would want to ride a three speed here in town. But we only had four folks for my summer ride, and the fall one was turning out to be the same amount of folks. This is not a sustainable number for these events.

It’s clear that I can’t just assume it would be “business as usual” again when it comes to Three Speed Rides in Portland. I can’t simply repeat the pattern I did before pandemic. Even then, numbers were dwindling. I am very grateful that I have a core group of folks who show up for these things…

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Sunset/Moonrise Ride Report, 20 Sept 2021

The moon rises to the north of Mount Hood, 20 Sept 2021. Minolta SR-T 101/MC Rokkor 80-200 zoom lens/Lomography 800 PedalPalooza was over, but I wanted to keep the fun going. Apparently about 20 people were on the same wavelength as me! We all met up at Frazer Park at 6 PM, then departed after... Continue Reading →

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