Looking dandy are Yvonne Bambrick, Mike, Tanya and Kristen from Bikes Without Borders, former Toronto mayor David Miller and Casie Stewart. Photos by Sarah Moffat
What: Tweed Ride Toronto
When: Saturday, October 15, 2011, sign in starts at 12 pm with ride to begin at approx. 3 pm
Where: Meet at the Queen Street West gates to Trinity Bellwoods Park. The ride will head east with a stop at Grange Park before heading off again and concluding with a jumping two-floor big band party.
Who: Organized by BikingToronto.com and Bikes Without Borders.
Why: Funds raised will support Bikes Without Borders, a non-profit organization dedicated to using bikes and bike related solutions as a tool for development in marginalized communities.
How: Tickets cost $15, and include ride, swag bag, high tea, a light dinner and party. Registration is limited. Register at tweedridetoronto.com
More: The global phenomenon that is the Tweed Ride has made its way to Toronto. Participants are encouraged to embrace the spirit of tweed and wear their dandy best for the event. Prizes will be awarded in several categories, including Most Distinguished Chap, Most Lovely Lady, and Most Awe-inspiring Moustache. Participants are encouraged to do additional fundraising and each participant who raises $1,000 or more will receive a Bobbin bike.
Even More: tweedridetoronto.com