“Here is my RD bike. I built it about four years ago. This is a four speed, two forward pedal gears and two back pedal gears.
“Scout” is a solid commuter/townie as well as an intrepid explorer. The transmission was patented in the 1880s, so it’s nothing new. I’ve pedaled Scout forwards and backwards thousands of miles and it just keeps going (forward).
“Your new stomping grounds look great. I hope you fill all those acres up with new creations. Thanks, Joe.”