DC Tweed Ride 2011: Fancypants Cycling

Who says fashion and cycling don’t mix?

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Dandies & Quaintrelles organized another dapper outing last weekend, the D.C. Tweed Ride, counterpart to spring's Seersucker Social.
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Instead of lycra shorts and Powerade, this leisurely ride is about vintage attire and maybe some tea at the end.
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2011's event guided riders along scenic side streets, through city parks and past several downtown locales.
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The ride ended at the H Street Corridor for an after-party at Smith Commons, where riders indulged in more than just tea and scones. Shocking!
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Half the fun is prepping for the ride, with participants hitting local vintage shops.
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Dandy Wellington played the after-party, which included specialty cocktails and small-plate snacks.
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Vintage bikes not required -- but certainly a nice touch.
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