The 3rd Annual Missoula Tweed Ride and Fundraiser is about to begin - Sunday, October 20th, 2013!
Start growing those 'staches now! Missoula Tweed Ride is just days away! This year's Tweed Ride promises to a rousing good time!
With over 80 splendidly spiffy attendees, last years Tweed Ride was a hoot, and this year the merriment shall continue.
What: The Missoula Tweed Ride is a leisurely, family friendly bike ride through Missoula followed by a kid’s harvest party & bike carnival . There are 2 routes: a 2 mile family friendly ride, and a 4 mile adult ride. Missoula Tweed Ride is a fund-raiser to promote youth programs at Missoula Free Cycles.
Where: The festivities will begin and end at Missoula Free Cycles, 732 S. 1st Street West.
When: Sunday, October 20th, 2013. The street party will begin at 2:00. The bike ride starts at 3:00 PM.
Tickets: $10 per individual, or $20 per family. Tickets are available at Missoula Free Cycles.
Not able to ride, but want to join the festivities? $5 will get you in for the fun at 5pm.
Refreshments include nonalcoholic drinks, soups, breads and desserts. One free Spirited Libation is included in the ticket price, they will also be available for purchase. (In order to conserve resources, we ask that you bring a mug or cup with you). Also, Tanden Doughnuts will have sweet treats available for purchase.
Music will be provided by Britchy.
Old time games & activities: Old-timey games and merry-making will include Pin the seat on the bike, a-maze-ing bike maze, a ring toss. Activities will include face painting.Dapper attire is encouraged - Prizes will be awarded for:
* Most Authentic Beard
* Most Best Dressed
Some great sources for tweed are: Frankies Mercantile, GoodWill, and Need For Tweed.
Need a bike? You can build your own bike or rent one at Free Cycles. Don't want to get your hands dirty? Check out the free rental bikes near Currents for a Dasani cruiser (credit card required as security for the free checkout).
The activity of riding your bicycle during the Tweed Ride is carbon neutral. We strongly encourage you to match our efforts, and consider alternative transportation for your commute to the ride.
The Tweed Riders in the 2012 UM Homecoming Parade: