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To wear Tweed and ride on a bicycle down Savile Row: The Tweed Run

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The London Fixed-Gear & Single-Speed forum held their first Tweed Run this past Saturday the 24th. The social gathering brought together approximately 150 bike riders from the London area on a cruise that started at H Huntsman & Sons at 11 Savile Row to the Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club. The event suggested attire of elegant proportions including Harris tweed & merino wool pieces, flat caps, ties.

See more images after the jump

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More shots of the event are here.

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4 Comments
  • Matt

    Hi,
    Topper entry. Could you add an attribution for my photos, though? Many thanks,
    Matt
    (http://www.flickr.com/photos/booksnake/sets/72157612948036480/)

    January 27, 2009 at 8:08 pm
  • savile row

    That looks so cool. I wish I knew it was happening. Cool tweeds and the wonderful Savile Row.

    March 4, 2009 at 4:34 am
  • garth katner

    Inspired by this noble event, “British Bicycle of Chicago” will host the 1st Annual Winston's Tweed Ride on Saturday, 2 May 2009. The 10 mile route will take the ladies & gents past an into some of Chicago's infamous speakeasies. The day commemorates the 80th Anniversary of Winston Churchill's invention of his exquisitely dry martini: gin poured over crushed ice with the vermouth observed from across the room!

    More info here: http://tinyurl.com/cngtcy

    April 19, 2009 at 9:19 am
  • garth katner

    Inspired by this noble event, “British Bicycle of Chicago” will host the 1st Annual Winston's Tweed Ride on Saturday, 2 May 2009. The 10 mile route will take the ladies & gents past an into some of Chicago's infamous speakeasies. The day commemorates the 80th Anniversary of Winston Churchill's invention of his exquisitely dry martini: gin poured over crushed ice with the vermouth observed from across the room!

    More info here: http://tinyurl.com/cngtcy

    April 19, 2009 at 9:19 am