Etiquette and Attire

A Tweed Ride is, among other things, sartorially splendid cycling.  We gather for community, to enjoy our beautiful cities, and to appreciate the joys of cycling, all while adorned in our tweedy best. Riders, this is the day for tweed suits, plus fours, corded trousers, knitted vests, bow ties and brogues, bowlers and flat caps, vintage varsity sweaters and great coats.  Liberty prints, velvet jackets, wool skirts, a lovely waistcoat, a sweet set of knickerbockers, capes and cloches, are only the tip of the iceberg for the well adorned dame.  We simply cannot wait to see Huntsville’s Tweed Ride Style!

Do equip yourself with appropriate outerwear.  Our ride is in November, so be sure to watch the weather, and don a sturdy mackintosh or great coat and gloves, as the case may be.

The whole family is welcome to join the fun.  Pets, and children who need assistance keeping the pace, must stay with their parents.  This is a pleasure ride, not a race; the pace is leisurely, and several long stops for refreshment are built into the day.  Our ride will likely be over before it is fully dark, but do feel free to equip your bicycle with lights.  While on the subject of safety, though this is a fashionable affair, please do not hesitated wear a helmet if you wish. Still have questions?  Please feel free to get in touch at tweedridehsv@gmail.com.

 

For further inspiration:

“Your clothes may be Beau Brummelly, they stand out a mile–

But Brother, You’re never fully dressed without a smile!”