The annual Tweed Run returns for 2011 - the strictly retro cycling event hits the streets of London on Saturday April 9.
The third running of the social bike ride continues the 1920s and 1930s theme: wearing authentic clothing of the era and riding a suitable retro cycle is a must. Expect plus fours, Harris tweed jackets, merino wool jerseys and the obligatory flat cap.
A mid-way tea break has established itself as an important feature of the event, and the organisers are promising a 'British knees-up' at the end.
Just 400 places are available, and this year a £5 registration fee will be donated to the Bikes4Africa charity that provides refurbished cycles to schools in Africa.
Last year, all places had been snapped up within 45 minutes of online registration opening. The event is supported by Brooks England, Hunstman, Pashley and Geo
Interested ladies and gentlemen should register for the ride at www.tweedrun.com from 11am on Saturday February 26.
Tweed Run 2010: Ladies and gents out in force
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Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on CyclingWeekly.com, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, CyclingWeekly.com would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, n exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.
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