Need tweed? Vintage recommendations for the guys.

On the hunt for vintage tweed menswear?  Having trouble locating the perfect tweed jacket for the upcoming ride? Simply want to add new options to your closet? There are plenty of local specialists to help you. Offerings below are from Brown & Williams Brown and Williams Clothiers are the new guys on the block.  If you’ve visited D.C. Flea in the past month, you had... Read More

There’s a storm brewing…

…and it’s the sound of Dandy Wellington and his Band.  Catch him on November 4th at the DC Tweed Ride Bash at Brixton. “Inspired by the Big Band Era of Jazz, Dandy Wellington and his Band have taken the sounds of the 1930′s and 40′s and created a world of well dressed music. With a passion for obscure songs steeped in the Jazz tradition, Dandy Wellington... Read More

Dandy Alert: Seersucker Social Long Ride Photos available at wornmagazine.com

Official Seersucker Social 2012 long ride photographs are now available for purchase!  Visit the Worn Magazine blog to find out if your image was captured while riding by photographer Nicole Aguirre.  Nicole managed to get 156 beautiful images while being shuttled along the route via vespa. Non-watermarked hi-res images are only $10 and a percentage of proceeds will go toward... Read More

VeloCity joins us again for the 2012 Seersucker Social

Velocity Co-op has helped us in the past with on site bicycle adjustments at the start of our rides and has provided roadside mechanical assistance to tweed and seersucker riders in our events.  They’re back again to join us at the 2012 Seersucker Ride! VéloCity is a non-profit, volunteer-run, and community-based bicycle co-op based in Alexandria. VéloCity educates, encourages, and... Read More

Still searching for the ideal bike? The Daily Rider is ready to assist.

The Daily Rider has joined the 2012 Seersucker Social as an appreciated sponsor.  The new bike shop opened its doors this year on 1108 H Street Northeast and specializes in the kinds of bikes that are perfectly suited to stylish rides in the city. They’ll be open until 8pm on Wednesday and late on Thursday and Friday as usual until 10pm. Aside from bikes, they have the... Read More

Seersucker Prep is this evening in Mid-City

  Wednesday, May 30 – Our Seersucker Prep shopping evening with selected DC vintage shops including Rock it Again, Junction, Ginger Root Design, Treasury & Dr. K’s Vintage is approaching!  Our favorite vintage dealers have been stocking up on just the right goods and are intent on helping you get to Hillwood in style! Stores will stay open until 9pm. Come... Read More

Of Interest to Foodies: The Runcible Spoon

  WHAT: The Runcible Spoon Summer Swimsuit Issue Launch Party WHEN: Tuesday, May 15, 2012 WHERE: Blind Dog Cafe, 944 Florida Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20001 Washington D.C. – The District’s very own, tiny, little food zine, The Runcible Spoon, is releasing its summer issue — The Swimsuit Edition — on Tuesday, May 15, featuring those lusciously gratuitous food... Read More

The Daily Rider Open Course Challenge

The open course challenge is for anyone who can pedal a bike! Tight turns, slalom sections and obstacles will have riders smiling as they snake their way through the garage to collect as many diamond cards as possible during a timed heat. New D.C. Bicycle Shop “The Daily Rider” is sponsoring the event at the Diamond Derby. The course has been designed by experienced... Read More

Memphis BBQ to cater the Diamond Derby Party

The new Memphis BBQ restaurant in Crystal City has agreed to cater the Diamond Derby party with a classic BBQ food menu. Event organizers Eric Channing and James Kerns had the opportunity to sample the food at the Memphis BBQ. It’s authentic and the real deal. It’s located at 320 S. 23rd Street, Arlington, VA 22202. Food tickets can be purchased in the Diamond Derby... Read More

The Chris Soda 4X Comps

Race with your heart on your sleeve.  The final and most competitive event of the Diamond Derby has been slated to help raise funds for the a local D.C.  cyclist and street courier.  Last week, we learned that Chris Soda was seriously injured while mountain biking in West Virginia.  The injuries were serious enough for doctors to place him in a medically induced coma. We heard... Read More