Join Sweet Spoken for our third annual Spring Tweed Ride on Sunday, May 21st from Downtown Northampton to Look Park! The perfect way to finish up Bike Week with your family and friends, we will follow in the tradition of the Tweed Ride—or "Tweed Run"— started in London, England. A fun, casual, social ride, participants will come dressed in traditional tweed, seersucker or similar attire, and are encouraged to bring along their vintage bicycles, though any bicycle is welcomed! Kids ride free, so bring the whole family!
We will meet in the pedestrian plaza behind Thorne's Market at 2:00 PM, and will set off on a leisurely paced, family-friendly ride along Northampton's bicycle trail network, ending at Look Park. There, Sweet Spoken will serve light refreshments, similar to an afternoon tea.
We have set up the ride to benefit our local non-profit, Friends of Northampton Trails & Greenways (FNTG). FNTG has done a tremendous amount over the years to support the improvement of our trail system for the residents and visitors of the Pioneer Valley, and this is our modest way to offer something back to them. Riders will be able to choose from our registration options, which offer a range of donation levels to FNTG, all of which include a complementary one-year membership. Visit www.fntg.net for more information on the group.
*Event will be held rain or shine! Ticket registration is non-refundable.*
Please check out our Sweet Spoken Facebook page at www.facebook.com/sweetspoken for more Tweed Ride inspiration, and consider joining our Tweed Ride "Event" on Facebook for more updates!