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  • What we have now is a three-speed Europe with Britain left stranded on the hard shoulder.

    Now it's three-speed Europe. And we're left on the hard shoulder | Andrew Rawnsley

  • There she is—two stories down, circling the school on her rusty red three-speed, coatless in the cold autumn rain.

    The Memory Palace

  • The car featured power steering, air conditioning and a 265-cubic-inch, 162-horsepower V-8 with a three-speed manual transmission.

    A Nation of Drivers

  • Speaking of free, in honor of Cunningham's preferred mode of transportation -- a bicycle -- you can win a Schwinn three-speed:

    At Hirshhorn, see 'Bill Cunningham New York,' win a Schwinn

  • He said the world was experiencing a three-speed economic recovery, with advanced economies likely to grow at just over 2.5% in 2011 and the emerging economies at just under 7%, with the U.S. in between,growing at 3%.

    Rising Price Pressures Spur Concerns

  • The liquid-cooled 675cc four-stroke engine has enough pull to make work a snap and fun a given with its automotive-style three-speed automatic transmission (with reverse).

    Quad 2009 ATV Buyers Guide

  • Two beat-up, three-speed bicycles lean precariously against one of the windows.

    Dirty Secret

  • It had a Spartan interior, three-speed transmission, and stiff leaf springs fore and aft designed to handle massive loads.

    F&S Guide to Truck Suspension and Lifts

  • The three-speed internally-geared hub will offer a wide-enough gear range for the flat roads and bike paths the bikes will mostly see; coaster braking is intuitive to most people; and rear racks and front baskets offer the requisite cargo-carrying capacity every good city bike needs.

    Queen Anne Hotel Shows Bikes Some Love « PubliCola

  • And despite this bike's low price and clean, classic looks (notice that it has virtually no branding), the Via 1 has well-thought-out features like a steel twin top tube designed to hold a U-lock, a matching rear rack to carry beach or city essentials, bolted wheels (they're harder to steal) and an internal three-speed hub.

    Sunny-Time Gear

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