2016 DC Tweed Ride Photo Pool

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Yesterday was a wonderful day filled with picturesque moments like this one of rider Vince Lupo. Upload your photos to our Flickr photo group to share your best shots of the 2016 DC Tweed Ride! Don’t forget to Add “#2016DCTweedRide” in the comments of your instagram photos from the day!

We’ll use select photos to promote future D&Q events!

 

The pre-tweed ride last minute vintage store round up.

 

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Have you found yourself in a bit of a sartorial pickle? Haven’t yet scored the perfect blazer or pair of shoes for Sunday? The good news is that you still have Saturday to scour the local consignment and vintage shops for your last minute needs. Here’s our list of local shops that can help you with your look:

Polly Sues – 6915 Laurel Ave. Takoma Park, MD

Los Gitanos – Steadfast Supply Co. 1331 4th Street, SE. Washington, DC

Meeps – 2104 18th Street, NW DC

Bespoke Not Broke -  *Great Men’s Collection (Inside Polly Sues) – 6915 Laurel Ave. Takoma Park MD / (Anacostia Art Center) – 1231 Good Hope Rd. SE, DC

Junction – 1510 U St. NW

Mercedes Bien Vintage – 24213 18th St. NW, DC

Secondi – 1702 Connecticut Ave NW, DC

Inga’s Once is not Enough – 4830 Macarthur Blvd NW, DC

Nomad Yard Collectiv -  411 New York Ave NE, DC

Need some tips on how to show up looking like you belong? Check out our past style guides for aspiring dandies and for aspiring quaintrelles.

Good luck and see you, Sunday!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reserve your tickets for the 8th Annual DC Tweed Ride

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Once again, it’s time for your favorite vintage-inspired fall bike ride! Grab your ticket, finalize the fine details of your outfit, and meet us November 6th for the 2016 Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam.

We’ll meet around noon at a secret location (that will be shared with those who sign up for the ride), cruise through our fair District, take breaks for pictures and snacks, and then gather for a night of merriment and style at Roofers Union.

The party will be going strong from 5:30 to 9 p.m., and will feature the legendary Dandy Wellington and His Band, the Fidgety Feet Dancers, food, drinks, and the most stylish dandies and dames on this side of the Atlantic!

Three types of ticket are available:

  • Free Ride Registration ticket (enables us to e-mail you with start location details on 11/04/2016),*
  • Ticket to the Jazz Age Jam at Roofers Union without food or
  • Ticket to our Jazz Age Jam at Roofers Union with food.**

* You must register to the ride to receive the ride information and start location, even if you purchase party tickets. Each adult rider must register separately. 

**Tickets that include the buffet meal must be purchased by November 3 to provide the venue with enough notice to prepare for our hungry riders.

Get your tickets HERE! They typically sell out in advance, so snag yours before it’s too late!

The DC Tweed Ride returns on Sunday, November 6, 2016

 

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Mark your calendar and start planning your outfit. On Sunday, November 6, your favorite vintage-inspired fall bike ride is back. More details and a link to register will follow in the next few weeks!

Are you ready for the 2016 Seersucker Social?

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The Seersucker Social returns to DC this spring and, this time, the post-ride picnic is free to all!

We’ve created another marvelous scenic route through the district. We scouted the city for the perfect post ride picnic location. We’re ready for a Saturday in seersucker! Are you?

We’re predicting a perfect forecast for our warm weather celebration of classic style and classy rides. Assemble your vintage look, hop on your bike and meet up with everyone for a sweet spring-time ride in our nations capital.

The start and finish locations are both in Northwest. We will meet at 11am and ride at 12pm. At our usual leisurely pace, the 10 mile ride should end at our secret picnic location within 2 hours. That’s all we can reveal at this point. Secrets must be kept! On Friday June 17, we’ll e-mail you our meeting location.

We’ve arranged for all the important ingredients for a picture perfect picnic. We’ll have blankets, lawn games and jazz-age music waiting for your arrival.

Bring your own picnic, or buy one of ours and have it ready for you at our secret picnic spot. If you took part in last year’s Tweed Ride you might remember the delicious rest stop treats. This year’s baskets are made by the same wonderful and creative mastermind. Here’s what your basket will include:

New Orleans Style Muffuletta Sandwich
Layer Upon Layer of Flavor!
Smoked mushrooms, grilled marinated eggplant, fire roasted red peppers, fresh greens, pickled carrot ribbons, caramelized onions, and olive tapenade layered inside of scratch made peasant bread. 
**FOR THE CARNIVOROUS TYPE: option to add creole smoked andouille sausage to your sandwich**  
 
Kale, Jalapeño, and  Citrus Salad
Kale, seeded jalapeños, seasonal citrus, and goat cheese tossed in a lemon tahini vinaigrette. 
 
Grown-Up “Capri Sun”
A Bossed Up Childhood Throwback 
Fresh squeezed lime juice, coconut water, ginger simple syrup, etc.
Crack Nuts
Spicy, Sweet, and HIGHLY Addictive!!!
Baskets are limited, so if you want in on this deliciousness, get on it ASAP! We’re closing basket pre-reservations on June 12, and no baskets will be available for on-the-spot sale.

EVENTBRITE REGISTRATION LINK