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Save the date for 2023

We’ve got a date set for the 2023 event after planning with the Ballarat Heritage Festival team. The 2023 ride will take place on May 20. No two years of the Ballarat Tweed Ride are alike, and this year the ending venue is set to change. The Ballarat Antiques Fair which has had a hiatus…

Bendigo Tweed Ride

Well, the cat is out of the bag a little sooner than I was anticipating, but yes, I’m hoping to expand to Bendigo as well. Thanks to Chris Pedler for the brief phone chat and article in the Bendigo Advertiser. Now, everyone keeps asking when the Bendigo Tweed Ride will be. The answer is that…

Style Awards 2022

Each year as part of the ride, we give out some small awards to those who put in the most effort to their outfit and their bike. Participant feedback has been used to adjust this year’s awards to best suit the event. The following adjustments should be noted for this year: Awards are given at…

Save the Date 2022 Tweed Ride

We’re currently planning for the 2022 Ballarat Tweed Ride. Save the date: Saturday 21st May You can follow us on social media or subscribe to our mailing list to stay up to date with event announcements such as COVID changes or when bookings open. For now, why not check out the ride route with our…

Postcards worldwide

For the month of May, we’re sending postcards to tweedy friends all over the world for free. To get one, tweedsters send us an email of private message with the postal address of the recipient, and we send a commemorative card from our 2021 ride. So far we have sent out cards to Australia, New…

2021 Fashion Awards

This year we changed the format of the fashions to give them more prominence, instead of our previous informal and relaxed approach. We introduced a single new category: Tweed Style Icon. This was to give an overall award to one of the category winners. We had some fantastic prizes donated by local businesses so that…

Another year, another ride

It’s been a week since our 2021 ride and it has felt absolutely wonderful to be back on the bike. I tried to debut a wonderful and eclectic electric trike, but the battery died immediately after commencing. Hopefully next year we will have the technical issues sorted and we’ll be able to ride it for…


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