Upload your photos from our lucky 7th annual DC Tweed Ride.

    The day’s weather began with dreary rain clouds but cleared to offer picture perfect conditions. It was truly one of our best afternoon rides around some of our city’s finest sights. We’ve seen some stunning images from the day. Upload your favorite shots to our Flickr group photo pool! We love sharing your best photos in our promotions for future rides! This one is by Ibrahim Al-Qaabil of Hema Photos     Read More

7th Annual DC Tweed Ride: Registration is open and tickets to the party are on sale!

Three cheers for fall! October 25 is just a few short weeks away, so plan your look, tune up that vintage bike, and snag your ticket for the 7th annual DC Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam at Roofers Union! Register for the ride and get your party tickets here!   *2014 DC Tweed Ride and Jazz-Age Jam photos by understand the vision  Read More

Back by popular demand: Bethany’s boutonnières

  Those floral arrangements you see on the lapels of tweed coats. That’s the work of Bethany Karn. All of her flowers are locally sourced and they are made especially for us in advance of the DC Tweed Ride. You can pre-order with her, arrive to the start location, and have it pinned to your lapel, hat, dress or your bicycle handlebars! You take off on your bike looking even more splendid than you did when you showed up. Bethany’s... 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 the financing of future D&Q events. We will be showcasing 4 images... Read More

Raffle Drawing, Free Beer & Jam Sessions @ the BicycleSPACE

The guys at the BiycleSPACE host a Music Jam Session every Thursday from 7pm until 10pm at their retail space on at 459 Eye Street N.W. We have about a keg’s worth of beer remaining from Sunday evening. We thought it would be a good idea to draw the winning tickets for the Linus Bikes and Nau items at the shop. We invite you to  help us finish the keg and to experience the BicycleSPACE Thursday music jam session. Drop by after 7. You don’t... Read More

Peek at the images from READYSETDC.

Images below from Tracy Clayton for ReadySetDC. Visit ReadySetDC to take in more.  Read More

2010 Tweed Ride Itinerary

The ride this year will depart from  Lincoln Park located in Capitol Hill. Dandies & Quaintrelles is joined by the Capitol Hill Bid, the Fridge, BicycleSPACE, and the Bicycle House for pre-ride activities and entertainment. Upon arriving in Capitol Hill, your first stop should be at the Fridge where we’ll be accepting registration forms. You’ll have an opportunity to view art work on display by Graham Boyles titled “Thrive... Read More

Linus Bicycles: The little bike company that could.

After the Tweed Ride, we’re hosting a fashion show to present looks by local designers Junction, Ginger Roots Designs and Elizabeth Schalk. Over the past few months, we searched for a bicycle company interested in helping us pair elegant looks with elegant wheels.  Linus Bicycles fits the bill.  Inspired by French utilitarian bicycles of the 50′s and 60′s, they’re perfect for hitting the streets in style. We, at D&Q,... Read More

Men: How to Pick Your Tweed Ride Clothes

For the guys out there gearing up for this Sunday’s ride, the majority of you fall into two camps: 1) The traditionalist. You revel in the finer things: barrel-aged whiskey, leather/suede (no synthetics!) elbow patches, honey brown Brooks saddles, knickerbockers, and books with pages that smell like musty libraries. You see this as your excuse to show off what you already have, and you figure: “Well, I dress like this anyway.” 2)... Read More

ZestFestDC: Bikes, Badminton and the Beatles

Dandies & Quaintrelles joins ReadySetDC to activate a space in the NOMA area. RSDC is bringing the badminton, D&Q  is bringing the bikes and everyone will have a chance to bring their best during a big screen Beatles Rock Band Competition. It’s this Friday Oct. 22nd. Come show off your retro bikes and plan to tease with just a bit of tweed. It’s an opportunity to inspire the uninitiated to join us this November for our second... Read More

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