Thanks to our friends at the Tweed Run, we’ve got hold of an ‘educational’ video showing how to prepare for a tweed inspired ride like the Harris Hogmanay. They follow this with another video that’s, well, just some good tom-foolery really (but also some good fashion inspiration). All done tongue in cheek, we love these … Read more
See in the New Year on the Harris Hogmanay tweed inspired ride in Cardiff. According to our friends at Riding Pretty in California, who run the excellent Tweed Ride Report, the Harris Hogmanay is the first tweed event in the world for 2012. Super! Ride starts 2 January 2012, 1:30pm at the National Museum steps, … Read more
Here’s the route. Mostly traffic-free this time. About 5 miles or so, starting at the National Museum. Norwegian Church is our destination for tea and live music! A Google maps version is available at: g.co/maps/esbhx Remember, a feeder group will be leaving the Pen-y-Lan library at 12:45pm sharp to arrive at the National Museum before the … Read more
You are cordially invited to join Cardiff Cycle Chic and Cardiff Cycle Workshop for a tweed and retro-clothing bicycle ride from the steps of the National Museum, leaving at 1:30pm on 2nd January 2012. All welcome. The ride will take in the traffic-free route around Cardiff Bay and end at the Norwegian Church in Cardiff … Read more
We’ve had an amazing two and half months since re-starting Cardiff Cycle Chic. We’re photographed some incredible people in Cardiff – literally who would have thought that everyone would be so generous – and we mean everyone. Never once has anyone said ‘no’ to a photograph… We cannot wait until 2012 (and the Harris Hogmanay on … Read more
Pip is a well known cyclist in Cardiff, and not just for her unicycle skills. A courier and bicycle polo aficionado, Pip is known to many in the cycling community. Pip’s managed to accessorise her sporty look with a lovely pink scarf and purple basket ball shoes. Quite a mix! Cycle chic often worries about … Read more
Practical and sexy at the same time? Well, we’re not sure if they are that practical, but they certainly are sexy. Garters for flying skirts. Time to skip Anne Summers and head straight to Bird Industries for our garters, utilities belts and other bits and bobs. Those sexy minks. Is it hot in here?
Laura’s dressed in smart work wear, including a traditional camel-coloured double breasted frock coat, a winter staple of women (and men) for many years. She’s on trend with this coat, something Harpers Bazaar oddly called ‘conservative glamour’ for the Autumn 2010 season. But is that ‘conservative’ with a big ‘C’ or little ‘c’ – we’re not sure? … Read more
Ride off some of the festive period’s excess and see in the New Year in style on the ‘Harris Hogmanay’. A pleasant ride for ladies and gentlemen in Cardiff on 2 January 2012. Tweed and vintage fashion inspired. More details soon.
OK. Bit of a first. A Cycle Chic makeover! Take this guy. He’s riding a custom steel British Bob Jackson fixed wheel bicycle, riding around town and enjoying the sunshine. Nothing wrong with that. But the clothes…What would Cycle Chic suggest? Clearly this guy likes wearing proper bike shoes, so let’s give him a new … Read more