Thursday, 17 March 2011

The Tweed Run

The Tweed Run, established in 2009, is a 'metropolitan bike ride with a bit of style' - this year the 10 mile bike ride round London takes place on 9th April at 11am in Central London taking in famous sites (Big Ben, Buckingham Palace etc), stopping for tea, and ending up out in Shoreditch for a 'knees-up'.
But this is a bike ride with a difference: All participants are encouraged to wear their best tweed!! Hurrah!

Sadly for the sporty-tweedy types, registration is now full - but you can cheer yourself up with a bit of retail therapy from the Tweed Run Webshop, 'The Gentleman Cyclist Outfitter'.

Tweed cap - lined in the Tweed Run bicycle pattern by illustrator Michael Chapman (see hip flask, and silk scarf below), handmade in England.

Hip flask - hand made in Sheffield out of pewter, with Tweed Run bicycle pattern etched on:

Silk cycling scarf printed in Scotland (currently out of stock)

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