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Three Speed Pub Crawl is THIS SATURDAY, January 25. Spots still available!

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Hey there! Do you like three speed bicycles? Like riding three speed bicycles? Like imbibing adult beverages? Then come on this Three Speed Pub Crawl presented by Society of Three Speeds!

The pub crawl is Saturday January 25 from 4 PM to about 8. We’ll hit up at least three pubs. The vague theme of the “crawl” is Scottish, with a dash of Lunar New Year thrown in.

We’ll let you know where the start is about a week before the event. The route will be a mystery. The locations will all be on the east side of the Willamette River, not going more than three miles north or south of Burnside, and not going east of 82nd. End spot will be transit accessible.

This event is FREE, but all beverages will be paid for by YOU. And maybe you should consider buying your ride leader a drink? 😉

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Looking ahead to 2020

A new year is here. As is my custom, I like to lay out some plans, goals, and ideas for the coming months. But first, maybe I should look back at my plans for 2019 and how far I got? Ugh. Well, my biking/camping was at a ten-year low in 2019. So, the only way… Continue reading Looking ahead to 2020

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What is ahead for Society of Three Speeds in 2020

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Hello, friends of Three Speeds! You just read about how our 2019 shaped up. What about the future?

Well, I intend on having another robust year of events and challenges. I have a general blueprint of what I want to do. I’m refraining on setting all the exact dates just yet, since things may change and I don’t want to run into a situation with the 2019 postcard, when I had events listed that got changed.

So, here’s what is going to happen, so far:

  • January. We’ll have the Three Speed Pub Crawl on Saturday January 25. Register here.
  • April. The Adventure April Challenge will return again. We will also have a Three Speed Day Tour from Portland to Oregon City on Saturday April 18th. It’ll be like the one we did in April 2019 with some changes. Registration will be required, and should be live by February.
  • Mid-summer (probably…

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A Three Speed Year in Review: 2019

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Hello, friends of Three Speeds! It’s been an eventful year ’round the SoTS HQ. With bike rides, challenges, and membership kits, it’s one of our biggest years yet. How did it shape up? Here’s a blow-by-blow of the milestones:

  • January: We had a modest Three Speed Get-Together at Montavilla Brew Works. A half-dozen people showed up, and of course we chatted about three speeds!
  • April: A big month. The Three Speed Adventure April Challenge took up a good deal of my time. About 20 people participated. I also led my first Three Speed Day Tour to Oregon City. This was a smash, with ten people joining me to see the fabled Willamette Falls. And finally we had our first Sturmey Archer AW Hub Overhaul workshop at the Community Cycling Center. Patrick Loftus showed about ten people how to fix this fabled hub.
  • June: As has been my custom since…

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Looking ahead: Urban Adventure League Plans for 2020

Hello friends, and Happy New Year! We enter "The Twenties" again today. Will this decade roar? I've been thinking a lot about what I want to do with Urban Adventure League events for the coming year. I like doing something on a monthly clip, but need to stop myself from doing too much. I'm not… Continue reading Looking ahead: Urban Adventure League Plans for 2020

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Three Speed Pub Crawl, Sat 25 Jan

Society Of Three Speeds

Hey there! Do you like three speed bicycles? Like riding three speed bicycles? Like imbibing adult beverages?

Come on this Three Speed Pub Crawl presented by Society of Three Speeds! We’ll hit up at least three pubs. The vague theme of the “crawl” is Scottish, with a dash of Lunar New Year thrown in.

This pub crawl will happen on Saturday January 25, 2020. We’ll start at 4 PM and go until about 8, or whenever our energy/desire runs out.

We’ll let you know where the start is about a week before the event. The route will be a mystery. The locations will all be on the east side of the Willamette River, not going more than three miles north or south of Burnside, and not going east of 82nd. End spot will be transit accessible.

This event is FREE, but all beverages will be paid for by YOU. And…

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Time to "renew" your SoTS membership?

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Hello friends of three speeds! It is still true what I’ve said since 2013: Once a member, always a member of Society of Three Speeds.

But for those of you who purchased a membership around this time last year, one thing is going to expire: the bonuses. This means you won’t get any of the postcards I send through the year (four to six) or any other cool extras I may apply.

So now is a good time to “renew” your membership. For $15 plus shipping/handling, you’ll still another full year of postcards, plus any extras! All you need to be is an existing member of Society of Three Speeds. You can do that here. But if you don’t, no more postcards!

Psst! Are you a pre-2018 member, and want to get the cool new patch, buttons, and stickers you see above? Consider buying the Deluxe Membership for $30

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It’s deadline day for reporting for this year’s Three Speed October

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Hello friends of Three Speeds, today is the day. If you have done rides for this year’s Three Speed October Challenge but have yet to finalize it by completing your Google Forms, now is the time.

If you have signed up for the Challenge, you should have at least gotten the form to fill out for Week One. Please go ahead and fill that out, and you’ll get the subsequent forms. If for some reason you haven’t received the form, get in touch.

If you completed the challenge successfully, you should have received a Completion form, in which you indicate which prize pack you’d like. If you haven’t received this form, let me know. If you have, please fill it out ASAP and when you receive the PayPal money request, please pay! I need to get the prize pack order finalized.

If you are doing the challenge via papernet (aka…

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