Watch 400 Cyclists parade though London wearing Tweed Jackets

The 3rd Tweed Run takes place tomorrow (Sat 9th April), where some 400 cyclists in rather more sensible attire than the excessively revealing Lycra sported by the more athletic of persons parade en-mass around Central London on a range of antique or suitably modern yet  eccentric safety bicycles.

I had thought about taking part this year, but missed out on the tickets – again – so might be a bystander – again – and take photos as they serenely glide past some suitably photographic locations.

According to their website, suitable places to watch include:

1:00pm Trafalgar Square
2:45pm Regent Street between Beak St & Oxford Circus
3:15pm The British Museum
3:45pm Clerkenwell Road/Old Street

(times are estimates)

Alternatively, this is apparently the map of the route – supplied by Insp_Gadget

Start at Patternoster Square, lunch at Lincoln's Inn Fields and finish in Shoreditch

On a side line, when some of us has an interview with TfL boss, Peter Hendy a couple of months ago, one thing he mentioned about the Boris Bike was how it has changed the aesthetic of cycling in London away from the sporty clad couriers darting around the place to a more sedate, and undeniably sartorially vastly more appealing exercise.

More of the tweed and less of the lycra please!

Tweed Run 2010

See all my photos from the 2010 Tweed Run.

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  1. Hope they have fun going the wrong way down Tottenham Court Road :)

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