While Society of Three Speeds turns ten next March, my involvement with leading three speed themed bicycle rides in Portland runs longer than that. Today marks
ten eleven! years since I first led a Three Speed Ride. 1
It was early 2011 and I was smitten with three speeds. I just got my first proper British three speed, a Raleigh Wayfarer, and I rode that thing everywhere. While we had a Tweed Ride by that point, there was nothing specifically three speed related yet, which I found surprising in the bike-fun capital of Portland. So why not start my own?
And I was motivated: Besides planning a route, I got all fancy and got swag made, I designed a poster and postcards and had it screenprinted–screenprinted! by Man vs Ink. 2This cost a couple hundred…
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