The Superbe gets a few tweaks

Minolta SR-T 101. MC Rokkor PG 50mm f/1.4 lens. Lomography 800 film. I've had my 1968 Raleigh Superbe in riding condition for five years. The bike has remained pretty static since it got built up: I knew what I wanted in a vintage British three speed through my experiences with my former bike, the Raleigh... Continue Reading →

PDX Coffee Outside at Mt. Tabor, 29 May 2021

Another week, another PDX Coffee Outside! This one happened atop Mt. Tabor on Saturday May 29th. After the reinstatement of Coffee Outside the week previous, and the shift to Saturdays at 9, I'm committed to hitting up as many of them as possible. It doesn't hurt that the destination was just two miles from my... Continue Reading →

A Fanno Creek Ramble, 13 March 2021

Camera: Olympus 35 RD. Film: Fomapan 200. Hello friends! It's another installment of "Attempts to explore the Westside more". This time we'll be heading to a pretty popular trail: Fanno Creek. This path follows the namesake creek from Beaverton to Tigard, a distance of about five miles one-way. I've been on it a few times... Continue Reading →

A state of the Fleet 2020: Stasis, continued

Since I got the Schwinn Heavy Duti back from the shop, I've given some thought to all the bikes I have. Currently I have five bikes, listed in the order I got them: Raleigh Crested ButteSchwinn Heavy DutiBantam RambleneurRaleigh SuperbeRobin Hood Path Racer Five bikes. It's stayed the same amount since early 2018, when the... Continue Reading →

A Tabor Tuesday

We're still in the midst of "stay at home" in Oregon. No one knows for sure how long this will last, but the best guess is for at least another month or so. As in most places with "stay at home" orders, people can go outside for exercise so long as they stay at least... Continue Reading →

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