Sydney Tweed Ride 2010

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Sydney Tweed Ride 2010

Time: June 27, 2010 all day
Location: Start Sydney Town Hall
Event Type: stylish, outing
Latest Activity: Jun 26, 2010

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Event Description

Well the time has come to don your favourite tweed and enjoy an outing of sartorial style.

Sunday 27th June 2010
Sign up from 8am outside town hall (city) with the ride leaving promptly at 9am. No sign on no ride.

In keeping with the polite and sophisticated manner of the day all riders will be following ALL NSW road rules. If you do not wish to follow those rules please do not participate.

The ride will follow a leisurely pace and culminate in not only a prize giving ceremony but also some fun filled antics that will be announced soon. So prepare for a day out in your most dashing apparel.

See you all there!

Thanks to all our sponsors, volunteers and helpers for making an enjoyable day of style for the cyclists of Sydney.

Comment Wall

Comment by Andy Wise on June 1, 2010 at 7:17pm
Due to a prior engagement I will have to miss out. This time last week I had stepped into Salvo's and found a very dapper Giorgio Armani jacket, perfect I thought. And a further search revealed a more appropiate Tweed, had them dry cleaned n all. So if anyone falls short of a Tweed jacket for the ride, I have a spare for the day ................
Comment by Michael on June 1, 2010 at 9:41pm
Damn Susan,
I too am fully booked on that day. My son is off to Amsterdam to follow up a romantic encounter. Can't argue with that.
Would love to help spread the word though. Is your poster available somewhere as a high-res pdf? If so I could print and distribute a few.
all the best
Comment by DamianM on June 1, 2010 at 10:05pm
Wish I could be there, planning a trip down shortly after though. I know it's gonna be a great day out.
Comment by Susan on June 2, 2010 at 10:46am
Sorry you can't make it Andy, Michael and Damian, hope to see you all another time.

Michael if you head to the Tweed Ride group on the main page you can find a .pdf with the poster on it. Much appreciated if you can help spread the word.
Comment by Matt Shearer on June 18, 2010 at 9:50pm
"outside the town hall". What side exactly since it has three accessible sides??
Comment by DamianM on June 18, 2010 at 9:54pm
The side with all the Cyclists standing around wearing tweed :)
Comment by Matt Shearer on June 21, 2010 at 6:53pm
what are the plans if it is wet? Riding a Pedersen in plus 4's in the rain wearing glasses without wet weather gear could be a challenge.
Comment by Susan on June 21, 2010 at 6:58pm
Still going ahead even if it rains, only if conditions are terrible will any change to current plans be made and that decision most likely won't be taken till the day.

On the glasses front I know you can get some kind of anti fog/ water repellent type products that help in the rain. Am not sure of brands etc but if you'd like to know more try starting a thread on the main discussion board am sure there will be people with knowledge of such products.
Comment by Matt Shearer on June 21, 2010 at 8:27pm
Susan not really perplexed when my glasses get wet but riding a bike with wet glasses is the last straw especially from the safety angle. Can handle my clothes getting damp Ditto the bike. MattS
Comment by Susan on June 21, 2010 at 8:32pm
Hi Matt,
that's why I was suggesting some alternatives to riding with just regular untreated glasses for safety. The treatments that can be applied certainly make riding with glasses a lot safer than just being rained on. If your riding in the wet a bit it's certainly a path looking into as they can improve what you can see in the wet.


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