Put on your ‘ride’ stuff for Tweed bike event this Sunday

for The Brooklyn Paper
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Get out your 19th-century knickers, gloves and shirtwaists — it’s time for the Tweed Ride.

In May, organizers of the first throwback bike ride drew more than 100 riders, most gussied up in their old-school finery as they competed for “awards” such as “Most Distinguished Lad,” “Most Ravishing Lass,” and “Most Magnificent Steed” (a reference to the bike).

It was so successful that aficianados decided to bring it back, perfectly timed to catch the fin-de-siecle fall foliage.

“We’re like a moving time machine that is paying homage to a timeless period and having fun doing it,” said Tweed Ride organizer, Maude Delice — or, as some know her, Lady Gray.

The journey will begin in Grand Army Plaza and continue through Park Slope before finishing at Flatbush Farm, a restaurant at Sixth Avenue, where riders will be able to refuel with an Old English style brunch and live music.

It’s like a posh Halloween in November!

Tweed Bike Ride [meet in Grand Army Plaza, Union Street between Flatbush Avenue and Prospect Park West in Park Slope, (646) 263-4520], Nov. 21 at 11 am. $20 (suggested donation for House of Hope). For info, visit

Updated 5:21 pm, July 9, 2018
Today’s news:
Share on TwitterTweet
Share on Facebook

Don’t miss our updates:

Reasonable discourse

Comments closed.

First name
Last name
Your neighborhood
Email address
Daytime phone

Your letter must be signed and include all of the information requested above. (Only your name and neighborhood are published with the letter.) Letters should be as brief as possible; while they may discuss any topic of interest to our readers, priority will be given to letters that relate to stories covered by The Brooklyn Paper.

Letters will be edited at the sole discretion of the editor, may be published in whole or part in any media, and upon publication become the property of The Brooklyn Paper. The earlier in the week you send your letter, the better.

Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: