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September, 2013

Margaret Hanson Design Co.

Margaret Hanson Design Co. has been with us every step of the way, year after year. She designed the logo in 2011 and has come up with a new poster design and promotional materials each year to keep us looking spiffy. She has donated all of her talented and creative services, and we are truly grateful. You’ve likely seen her …Continue reading →


The Marshalls

Tweed Riders! There are volunteers, and then there are Volunteers. The Tweed Ride Marshalls fit into the second category. They have been supportive, enthusiastic, committed and capital Jolly Good Fellows who have been crucial to the smooth-running of every Tweed Ride since we began in 2011. And this year was no exception. Mr. Jonathan Adams – dependable, warm-hearted, and steady …Continue reading →


Rally at the Roundhouse

For those of you not riding today, you will find us at the Roundhouse at Bayview Properties. The corner of Sitkum Road and Esquimalt Road in Songhees.


Rain Update

“Mad Dogs and Englishmen stay out in the midday sun” …but Tweed Riders don’t need to ride in strong winds and heavy rains. The weather has actually advanced from yesterday’s predictions and is now set to get worse, not better, as the day progresses into the Official Ride start time of Noon. That being the case (and after standing in …Continue reading →


Fairfield Bicycles

In every grey cloud there is a silver lining, and Fairfield Bicycles has provided the silver in the grey. We are very delighted to announce two new contests: The Tweediest Rain Gear competition, and the Stiff Upper Lip Competition. The Tweediest Rain Gear is not only self explanatory but also quite timely considering our intemperate climate. The contest is open …Continue reading →


Notice #4, September 27

Tweed Riders! This is the fourth and final email updating Riders on changes and additions to the Ride. We are sure that you have watching the weather forecasts as closely as we have been and have probably felt the same disappointments regarding the inclement nature of the forecast for the Ride. If tomorrow miraculously brings a clear and sunny day, …Continue reading →


Habit Coffee & Best Tweed Spirit

Tweed Riders! Tweed Spirit is an ephemeral thing. Is it having a Smart Bike? Is it Excellent Accessories? Is it having a beautiful cloche? The way your tie matches your houndstooth? A certain kind of Presence? No one really knows. But, if you’ve got it, everyone around you knows it, and whispers “He/She is so Tweedy!” in hushed, green-eyed tones. …Continue reading →


North Park Bicycle Shop

Tweed Riders! Joe, Christine and Luke at North Park Bicycle Shop have been three of our biggest supporters, with us since day one. This year they will be offering up prizes for Best Bicycle, both Ladies and Gentlemen. This category is open to all types of bicycles and the prize is about the overall presentation of the bike rather than …Continue reading →


Notice #3, September 22

Tweed Riders! This is the third of four notices to Riders updating you on important information. Firstly, there are but two days left to order picnic hampers from Chorizo & Company – who will also be there to judge Best Overall Picnic. Hampers start at $30 for two people, and after sampling a little over the weekend, we can say …Continue reading →


Murchie’s Tea at the Picnic

In previous years Tweed Riders have enjoyed a Jolly Good cuppa at the Ride. And this year will be no exception to that Fine Old Tradition! We are delighted to announce that Victoria’s Very Own – Murchie’s Tea – will be sponsoring this year’s outing with a selection of blends from the Farthest Corners of the Globe to Titallate and …Continue reading →


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