Vancouver Tweed Ride is a jaunty bike ride for a good cause

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Vancouver Tweed Ride

Get your most traditional English garb and your vintage bikes ready, the Tweed Ride is returning to Vancouver.

Image: Vancouver Tweedride

Image: Vancouver Tweed Ride

The Tweed Ride aims to promote bike riding in urban areas and proceeds for the ride benefits Power To Be Adventure Society, which helps children with disabilities explore nature, no matter their mobility limitations.

Participants are expected to dress to impress in traditional vintage-style English clothing – and in particular, tweed.

The ride will start and end at the Vancouver Club and will essentially be a huge loop of the city. Below is a map of the route they plan on taking:

Image: Vancouver Tweed Ride

Image: Vancouver Tweed Ride

People wanting to participate can sign up in groups or individually. It could be the most fashionable bike ride you’ll take this summer.

Vancouver Tweed Ride 2015

  • Where: Vancouver Club – 915 West Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • When: Sunday, September 20; ride starts at 12:30 p.m.
  • Website: vancouvertweedride.com

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