PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Some bicycle riders made a fashion statement through Philadelphia Saturday afternoon.
It was a parade of fashion on bicycles at the 3rd annual tweed ride:READ MORE: Law Enforcement Authorities To Announce Arrest Of Arson Suspect In Connection To Fire, Building Collapse That Resulted In Death Of Lt. Sean Williamson
“A bunch of hoity toity types with lovely tweed jackets and fancy tweed trousers on. I did me best. Came straight from work, got my coveralls,” said one rider in a fake British accent.
“It looks like the 1920’s to 1930’s. It’s fun. We’re all wearing vintage clothing to ride our vintage bikes.”READ MORE: State Lawmakers Returning To Session Tuesday As No Pennsylvania Budget Deal Reached With 3 Days Left
Organizer Steven Saxton says the tweed ride is a leisurely bike ride around the city.
“From here down to Center City and then down Pine and loop around City Hall and then up to Penn Treaty for picnicking and games and stuff and then the after party’s at Memphis Tap Room.”
But, the focus is clearly less on the biking and more on the outfits.MORE NEWS: GUIDE: Where To Watch Fourth Of July Fireworks In Philadelphia Region
Reported By: Hadas Kuznits, KYW Newsradio