Calgary’s Annual Victoria Day Tweed Ride, where cyclists of all levels are encouraged to dress in tweed or Sunday’s finest, brush off the classic bicycle, enjoy tea and have a fun, casual ride together. and explore the city in a leisurely fashion as a group.
Calgary’s second annual tweed ride took place on May 20th, 2013, having over 130 participants. Tweed rides are becoming more and more popular with the first ever Tweed Run taking place in London in 2009 and they now are taking place among a number of cities worldwide.
The ride is being held in support of Bicycles for Humanity.
Details of the ride are posted on tweedrideyyc.com.
Event Details: May 19th, 2014
Sunalta Community Centre
627 10 Ave SW
2:00 Registration /tea
Wrap- party with raffle and prizes
Oak Tree Tavern
124 10th street N.W.
All money raised at the 2014 Tweed Ride will once again go to support Bicycles for Humanity.
Bicycles for Humanity sends used bikes to developing countries. Their work supports grassroots projects that improve access to healthcare, education, water, food and employment through the provision of sustainable transportation.