• Will survive a nuclear war
• Elegant transportation
• Three-speed hub manufacturer went out of business 40 years ago
• Stops only when it feels like it
Modern bikes may have all sorts of technological advances, but the classic English three-speed is something that never goes out of style. And from the relaxed handlebar position to the well-worn Brooks saddle, it puts you in the ideal position to be aware of your surroundings and just enjoy the ride. And bad weather should never keep you off the bike.