Sydney Tweed Ride

Event Details

Sydney Tweed Ride

Time: June 7, 2009 from 8am to 12pm
Location: Start Sydney Town Hall
Street: 483 George St Sydney, NSW 2000
City/Town: Sydney
Event Type: in, pursuit, of, style
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2009

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Event Description

Sydney Tweed Ride

Queen's Birthday Long Weekend, Sunday 7th June

Dapper or Ladylike Tweed Attire to be Worn.

Meet Sydney Town Hall 8am for 9am Start. Prizes for Best Dressed Male, Female and Child (under 12).

This is an unsupported ride, all riders accept responsibility for themselves and their bikes, all Road Rules apply.

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Comment by Susan on May 28, 2009 at 10:13am
Comment by Ma Dame Vélo on May 28, 2009 at 10:37am
Susan, this needn't change the map, but I have been thinking about the "Finish Line" I think it might be better to stop at the major cafe in Centennial Park rather than the bike-riders' cafe, mainly because there are toilets. What do you think?
Comment by Stackyard59 on May 29, 2009 at 6:09pm
Hi all,this event is now listed in Melbourne Cyclist
Comment by Susan on May 29, 2009 at 6:45pm
Hi Madam,

I've heard the big cafe doesn't like cyclists as we leave our bikes round and clomp in our shoes..can anyone confirm this?

That is why I had the finish for the smaller cafe. The toilets are still pretty close and as we'll do a lap of the park first there are a few toilets that can be seen from the main lap so people can see those ones.

Does that make sense?
Comment by Ma Dame Vélo on June 1, 2009 at 1:26pm
OK, point taken. But I would suggest we do the lap of the park first and give everyone a chance to use the toilets before going to the caravan cafe.
Comment by Susan on June 1, 2009 at 1:51pm
Yep a full lap of the park before we stop has always been in the plans so that will work out well for everyone.
Comment by V on June 4, 2009 at 2:22pm
9am... man thats early
Comment by Scott Drummond on June 7, 2009 at 5:08pm
Hey hey everyone,

you may have seen me at the start of the Tweed Ride taking photos. I've uploaded these photos to a Flickr group, which I'd love you guys to check out:

http://www.flickr.com/groups/sydneytweedride/

More importantly though, there were many photographers there this morning, so if you'd like to add your photos to the group, please do so - would be great to have all the photos in one handy spot :)

All my shots are added under a Creative Commons non-commercial share-a-like attribution license, which basically means you can do whatever you like with the photos so long as it's not for commercial gain. If you're interested you can read more about this here: http://creativecommons.org/about/license/

If you join the group you can also tag the photos and edit the descriptions, which would be really helpful :) Also, if anyone wants to become an administrator or a moderator on the group with me, just let me know and I'll make that happen.

Thanks everyone - you looked amazing and I hope the ride went really well :)

Cheers,

Scotland

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