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New Postcards in the Shop, plus sale prices on some Society of Three Speeds stuff!

Hello friends! I just got in a few new postcards that are now available in my Shop. Choose from two different sets: Black and White Photo Postcard Set and Bikes and Action Photo Postcard Set. Each set features three postcards, the shots taken with one of my three film cameras. All my postcards are printed… Continue reading New Postcards in the Shop, plus sale prices on some Society of Three Speeds stuff!

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My Raleigh Superbe at (almost) five years: A superb bike!

Taken with my Minolta Hi-Matic 7s 35mm film camera. (Film: Kodak Gold 200) My Raleigh Superbe is soon to be a member of my Five Year Club, bikes that I've had for that time period. The Crested Butte and Schwinn Heavy Duti have passed those milestones, the Bantam will soon. I got my hands on… Continue reading My Raleigh Superbe at (almost) five years: A superb bike!

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A month of deals and pre-orders starts NOW

Hello friends! I'm gearing up for the holidays. That means new comics, postcards, patches, and the like. A return of Postcard Club for another year. And some other special stuff to come! To prepare for all this, and also to fill the coffers to make this happen, all this month I'll be running some specials.… Continue reading A month of deals and pre-orders starts NOW

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Three Speed October 2019: Week One, Ride Two, Saturday September 28

My second #threespeedoct2019 report, with the bonus of lightning and hail!

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Welcome to the second ride of my personal challenge! It all started off good, leaving the house mid-afternoon on Saturday September 28th. A beautiful early fall day, sun and 58F/15C when I departed to do some errands on the Raleigh Superbe. I felt almost overdressed with my thick sweater. I made some copies on Hawthorne.

When I came out I heard the crack o’ thunder and looked up to a dark sky. Checking the weather, I see a blob of red heading our way, National Weather Service warning of hail and lightning.

I rush off to my next destino, seeing if I can outrun. After a brief visit to Portland Bicycle Emporium the skies opened up. A big flash of lighting and crack of thunder was almost directly overhead, so I rushed to an awning in a parking garage to wait it out. A few other cylists had the same…

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Reminder: Sturmey Archer Hub Rebuild Workshop is Wednesday!

Hello friends of Three Speeds! Just a reminder that our first workshop, the Sturmey Archer Hub Rebuild Workshop, is just two days away. And while we’ve sold half of the spots, we still have space available for you! This class will be taught by expert mechanic Patrick Loftus, who has overhauled many an AW hub… Continue reading Reminder: Sturmey Archer Hub Rebuild Workshop is Wednesday!

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Weekend Report: 1/19-20

This past weekend was a double-header of events, my Three Speed Get-Together on Saturday followed by the Palm Tree Ride on Sunday. We had a good little turn-out of six folks for the Get-Together. Since we all mostly knew each other, the talk mostly diverged from three speeds. Ah well! It was a wet day… Continue reading Weekend Report: 1/19-20

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Society of Three Speeds Membership Pre-Sale EXTENDED one week, to Friday December 14! (Plus last day of New Old Stock 333 Pre-Sale)

Hello folks! Thank you so much for all your support! Since my Society of Three Speeds membership kit pre-order went live almost three weeks ago, I've gotten over 20 new and renewed memberships! You folks like the three speeds, I can see. And while many elements are now in place, like the patch, buttons, and… Continue reading Society of Three Speeds Membership Pre-Sale EXTENDED one week, to Friday December 14! (Plus last day of New Old Stock 333 Pre-Sale)

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Three Speed Get Together, Sunday 25 February

Hello folks! As spring continues to march its way towards us, now is the time to have a Society of Three Speeds events. Not a ride just yet, but a get-together! Join us on Sunday February 25th at 6 PM at venerable Velo Cult Bike Shop Thing plus Tavern Type Thing, 1969 NE 42nd Ave… Continue reading Three Speed Get Together, Sunday 25 February