10/21/2011

Friday Flickr Fave is Golden

Coming off the Tweed Ride high, i'm settling back into the autumn blues...browns and Gold?

our leader

From Miss Cupcake Ride herself comes this wonderful capture,
No its not Halloween, and that isn't an Oscar riding a fixie.

It's a Deadly Night Shade rocking some golden glam and fur for the last Style Spin of 2011.
I'm going to have to make it out for one of the spins next year...

Toronto has some awesome group rides...

Hope to see you all on one...

Happy Friday!










10/17/2011

TORONTO TWEED RIDE WRAP UP

It was an amazing turnout for the 1st Toronto Tweed ride.


The drizzle and 60 km/h wind gusts made traversing the iconic TTC streetcar tracks a menace,

however we kept calm and carried on.




tweed wrapup

The ride itself was the climax to weeks of planning outfits, raiding value village and grandparents closets for vintage treasures and teacups,



polishing shoes and chrome parts and building teams and new friendships across Toronto’s cycling community.




I was proud to see a such a positive gathering of smiles and moustaches.




As a benefit for Bikes without Borders the Tweed Ride raised over $10,000.00 which will go toward building up the global cycling community



and linking their common needs to ours. Hip Hip Hooray!




I look forward to being part of the next ride and hope to see more people join.

For additional coverage of the ride please click on the links below.

Dandyhorse: Bowlers, Bow Ties and Bikes:

Toronto Tweed Ride Flickr Pool

Toronto Tweed Ride Facebook page

Toronto Tweed Ride Facebook Photo Album


























Here are two videos I took of the ride.




















Cheerio!
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