09 March 2009

The London Times - Chic Cycle Tips....And The Great Fashion Cycle - London to Paris

(via The London Times)

The London Times has a few tips for the chic commuter. In short it's recommended to wear one stylish out fit to ride in and have another one at the ready stored in your panniers or ruck sack to change into. Plus you want to keep certain key pieces (like a good jacket, coat or shoes) stored at the office.

This story was brought to my attention via The Ethical Style Blogger and she has me linked. Thanks for the link love!

More News: Calling all adventure seeking, style savvy, bike lovers!

"The Great Fashion Cycle" from London to Paris in aid of our work addressing human rights and environmental abuses in the fashion industry.
With your pedal power we can change the face of fashion for the better.

EJF welcomes individuals or teams to join in the fun on this sponsored ride and make new friends during this once in a lifetime experience!

Cycling from London to Paris is one of the great cycle experiences in Europe.

Passing through picturesque countryside, you will cross the Channel and continue through the small villages and medieval market towns of Northern France. With long days in the saddle the sight of the Eiffel Tower, the finishing point, will evoke a real sense of achievement!

Dates: 1 - 5 July or 9 - 13 September 2009
Challenge days: 5 (4 days cycling)
Accommodation: 2-3 star hotels
What’s included: Travel by ferry to France and return travel to London on Eurostar, accommodation, all meals (excluding dinner on the ferry on day 1 and lunch and dinner on day 5)mechanics, guides and medical support
Registration: £99
Sponsorship: £1250 - All fundraising incurs costs and we ask you to raise a minimum amount of sponsorship to take part in this trip."