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Best of British Tweed Bike Ride

In a celebration of tweed and tradition, a very British bike ride took place in Vienna on Sunday.

Kitted out in flat caps and vintage dresses, with knickerbocker trousers for the boys, sixty cyclists took off on a bike ride around the city in celebration of British fashion and style.

It was the third mass bike ride organised by the organisation "Tweed Ride" who have also run events in Linz, including a 190km 'Extreme Ride' that went from Vienna to Linz. Further events are due to take place in Vienna later in the year, with a bicycle picnic on June 22 and another Tweed Ride on 12 September.

The events are free to take part in - all participants need is an understanding of cycle safety on the road and an impeccable sense of style.

For more information about how to join in the bike rides, where to get the clothes from, and what not to wear can be found at www.tweedride.at.

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