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Salem Seersucker Social

Written by Boston Biker on Aug 12

Got this in the email, looks like a fun “tweed ride” type ride for those of you up north this weekend.


The Urbane Cyclist proudly presents the first annual Salem Seersucker Social.
On Sunday, August 15th, we’ll gather for a ride around Salem to celebrate cycling with a nod to summer fashions of yesteryear fit for our leisurely ride and picnic to follow. It’s sure to be a smashing good time and the talk of the town for months to come!

Although it’s not mandatory that you dress up to participate, we encourage ensembles that are both stylish and functional, inspired by the sporty garb of bygone eras.
From knickers to newsboy caps, seersucker to silk, anything with a festive, summery touch is fair game! If you need advice on what to wear, drop us an email or start rummaging through your attic or the rack of your local thrift store.

Natty apparel is just the beginning! We hope to see some great bicycles, too. Any two-wheeler that fills you with glee each time you take to the saddle that’s in safe,
working order is warmly welcome on the ride. We aim to unite cyclists of the North Shore through the pleasures of bicycling for recreation and good health.

The ride will depart at 11am from the shop at 282 R Derby Street in Salem. After our jovial jaunt ‘round town, we will reconvene at the shop for a picnic. The Urbane Cyclist will provide punch and sweets. We encourage you to pack a basket of nibbles if you care for something more substantial.

The suggested donation for the ride is $5 per person or a gift of nonperishable foods, all to benefit Saint Joseph’s Food Pantry of Salem.

We’d like to tip our hats to Dandies and Quaintrelles of Washington D.C. for creating such a swell alternative to a Tweed Ride. Well done, chaps!

More info here

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Boston Tweed Ride 2010!

Written by Boston Biker on May 19

This years tweed ride is a go for launch! This is fantastically fun last year, come dressed up you wont regret it! For last years pics see here.

Details below.

Main Contact Name
Dan Pugatch

Main Contact Email
[email protected]


Monday Memorial Day May 31st


address: Christian a Herter Park
city: Brighton, MA

Event Description
Boston Three Speed Club presents Boston Spring Tweed Ride. Slow paced ride all over Boston while wearing our best threads followed by a grilling/picnic and prizes at the end (bring your own food.)

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More Tweed Goodness

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 05

So how cool is this:

Copley Boston Bicycle Club
Massachusetts bicycle club circa 1888

Sweet tweed riders circa 2009 (aught 9 to those in the know)

For those interested in the route it was:

View Tweed Ride Boston in a larger map

Really this was a smashing good time, and will be attended next year, most definitely.

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Boston Tweed Ride: Capital Idea Lads And Ladies, Capital Idea!

Written by Boston Biker on Oct 05

Wow, something like 100+ people showed up in their very finest attire for what was one of the most successful and fun rides I have done in a long time. Prizes, contests, fine tweed riding, and so much more. Bravo chaps, and ladies, capital ride!

If you didn’t get a chance to make it see below.

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