Getting My Tweed On

Not quite finished with my outfit for next Saturday's Tweed Ride in Toronto but getting there. Not sure if I will go with these pants or another dark wool pair that I have with the old school button up front flap. Just need a jacket since it may be more fall-like weather next week!


The Tweed Ride is a fund raiser for Bikes Without Borders. This is my first year participating and I can't wait to see everyone gathered together for such a good cause. A charity event, bicycles AND costumes?? I think I'm in heaven! ;)


A big thank you to those who have already sponsored me - muchly appreciated! ox

  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Thanks! Just a few more details to go ...
  • wayne wolfson 4y

    Back in the day they wore "stays" on one's legs. Basiclally little leather straps over pants that prevented pants from getting stuck in chain of bicycle.
  • Hamilton Photographer 4y

    Never knew about this ride?.... But it does sound like an great thing to participate it.
    Saw this picture and my immediate reaction was.. WOW ! Your bike looks GREAT ! Then I noticed you Georgie.... hahaha.. Just kidding. You look good in tweed ;)
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    wayne wolfson Actually I was planning on trying to make something like that since the pants are quite full. Research to be done! Hamilton Photographer I only found out because I know the person that is the admin for the BikingTO Flickr group.
    Thanks on both counts! ;p
  • Rob Cruickshank PRO 4y

    You look great! Have a good ride!
  • brian cameron 4y

    I have no tweed, so I had to opt out, though this looks like fun. Tweed suits you.
  • Radarsmum67 4y

    Enjoy! Am sat here looking at tiny bit of Harris Tweed in form of a bag, I cycled a long and hard detour to pick up from the Isle of Harris about 5yrs ago.
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Rob Cruickshank Thanks so much and thanks for helping out! :)

    brian cameron Neither did I until I hit Value Village. You still have time! ;)

    Radarsmum67 Sounds like quite the bag to make such a detour for - do you have photos of it?
  • Joann PRO 4y

    Great outfit, kiddo - you look GOOD! And so does the bike.
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Thanks so much Joann!
  • AshtonPal 4y

    Lookin' smart. I like your outfit. You're going to be riding in style.
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Thank you Ashton! Just need to finish my bicycle project now.
  • Phil Marion PRO 4y

    hope you took care to protect your pant legs!!
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    I have a plan for next week to protect them for the ride. :)
  • armykat 4y

    Georgette -If your plan is to not wear pants, you might want to come up with something different. Could be a bit chilly. And didn't you already do *that* bike ride?!
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Ar ar ar Miss Smartie @$$. :p
  • 4y

    If you ever get board, you can hawk some newspapers on the corner!
    : - )
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Wanna buy a paper sir?? ;p
  • Pulpolux !!! PRO 4y

    Elegance and style ....
  • Georgette PRO 4y

    Thank you sir!
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