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The Sydney Tweed Ride report – part 1 – thank you’s

Well Sunday was the big day and what a BIG day it turned out to be! So many riders and everyone just looking so fabulous.

Photos and videos have already started emerging from the day including this super sweet one from Private hide on You Tube

Throughout the week I’ll be sharing photos, news coverage and tales from the day but right now it’s time for the Thank you’s.*

First up the sponsors

Treadlie mag

Brooks

Woolmark

Sydney Cyclist

Sydney Biscuit Company for providing treats for the end of the ride.

Klink for opening up on the morning and making sure everyone could get coffee before the start of the ride.

To ride leader Leigh

For the ride sweep Doddsy

Alister, Jonathon and everyone who helped marshal the riders through, around and past the streets of Sydney.

Yogi, even though you weren’t there on the day, thank you for all your help in the lead up the the ride.

Senior Constable Keith Williams for being so helpful, with all the forms and official ride stuff and for stopping traffic to allow the ride to start off on George st and again at King st.

Arthur the bread man for baking and delivering all the bread rolls.

Stephen and all the people who manned the BBQ thank you all for feeding everyone.

Richard from the Strand Hatters who offered discounts to the riders and helped out with people for the photoshoots.

All the volunteer models for the Tweed press photoshoots.

Jess from Goody two shoes for all her wonderful press and PR work, Farel for all his online media work.

Dittmar for the poster art.

Martine for being there on the day and helping out.

Nick, Grant and all the crew from MC Cyclery for all their support of the ride.

To my Englishman who not only helps organise but makes me lots of cups of tea while I’m going more than slightly mental trying to figure out just how it is all going to come together.

Lastly to everyone who found their tweed got dressed up and came for the ride I truly hope you had a wonderful day out and thank you so much for coming along.

*Apologies if I have forgotten anyone, please let me know if I have and will add you to the list.

The Daily Tweed – Sydney Tweed Ride this Sunday July 31st

That’s right folks the ride and Tweed Games are this Sunday. Come along for a stylish ride and a great day out.

The Daily Tweed – Made to Measure exhibition by Treadlie

Just to add to the fun this weekend Treadlie mag are bringing their Made to Measure Exhibition to Sydney.

Here is what they have to say about the exhibition

We’ve contacted bicycle builders from all over the country; professionals, gifted amateurs, artists and dreamers, and put together eighteen fabulous bicycles of all persuasions for a four day bike-drooling fest! From now until late July, sheds and workshops around the country will be busy with welding and sawing, paint will be spattered, grease will be flying, there’ll be cussing, tantrums and at the end of it all, pride, maybe even a tear, a beautiful bike, and a darn good story.

Sounds fantastic for all the event details pop over to the Treadlie site.

The Daily Tweed – pop up shop!

The Tweed Outfitters Pop up shop has arrived at MC Cyclery 230 Clarence St Sydney.

A selection of op shop finds (at op shop prices) are available alongside capes and caps from Rocket Fuel, gorgeous vintage looking bikes and other pieces that will enable you and your bike to look smashing on the day.

Drop by on Saturday when we turn the pop up shop into a tailoring space and get your trousers turned into a pair of plus fours.

Don’t forget you’ll need a basket to carry your picnic with you on the day and a tie for the fastest tying competition.

Or how about a dashing leather satchel from Brooks who have also offered 2 saddles and matching grips as part of the prizes on the day.

So come on down and shop in style.

The Daily Tweed – menswear inspiration

Discovered these great images on one of my favourite menswear blogs and while they are linked with the fishing if you took away the fishing props that is some serious tweed style happening.


The Daily Tweed – Special Cadel edition

We couldn’t let Cadel Evans historic win go past without a salute. It has been a great tour of highs and lows and champions of all nations battling it out for the win, truly inspiring.

This stunning painting from Rob Ibjema captures his winning time trial in style.

More of Rob’s cycling paintings can be found here thanks to The Englishman for the tip.

The Daily Tweed – super cute Saturday edition

Just too cute!

Found here