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Get Ready to Get Dapper!

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The gorgeously fun Portland Tweed Ride is this weekend – April 12 starting from Cathedral Park. Tweed Rides were founded in London (of course) as the Tweed Run, and they have since taken off all over the world.

The pace: ultra casual
The attire: rich tweeds, wools, laces and other vintage stylings
The bikes: penny farthings and three speeds encouraged, but all bikes welcome
The people: Oh! Such a mix of friendly people of all ages and lifestyles
The distance: About 10-12 miles

We love this ride as a spring celebration. Flowers are in bloom, the crowd is in good spirits and the outfits are amazing.

Hurry! Run to the nearest Goodwill to look for a wool skirt or jacket and get ready to get dapper. Don’t worry, if you don’t have a proper tweed outfit, simply dress in vintage style and you’ll fit right in.

There’s also a big party at Old Portland Hardware at the end of the ride.

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19 Responses to “Get Ready to Get Dapper!”
  1. Jeff Johnson says:

    I look forward to this one every year!

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