We bring together in one place a comprehensive list of vintage and retro road bike events from around the world, plus a few of our favourite cycle shows thrown in the mix.
Classic Vintage Cycling, a special ride featuring vintage race bikes, will be held for the first time in 2018 to mark the 50-year anniversary of the ‘Cycling World Cup’ and ‘Masters Cycling Classics’.
Come to Bergkoenig vintage cycling festival in Gstaad for the most beautiful steel bikes in marvellous mountain surroundings.
La Belvedere vintage bike event takes place 25 – 26 August in Mendrisio, Ticino (Switzerland). It aims to promote the natural beauty and culture of the city of Ascona and surrounding area.
The fourth OldVelos Vintage Classic will be held on Sunday 26 August near Waterford, South West Ireland.
The start and finish is in a place called Kilmacthomas which is on the recently opened Waterford Greenway. The Greenway is 42kms of old railway line along the coast and is glorious for cycling.
La Savoureuse is a vintage bike ride through the countryside of Condroz and the Famenne. As the name suggests on “the tasty” you will experience gastronomic refreshments stops where you can taste local produce.
Spin The Cycling Festival contains every aspect of the cycling world, from test tracks and frame building to art installations and bike film premieres, giving you the chance to explore and experience cycling in an unparalleled exhibition.
A choice of two cycle routes for vintage cycling enthusiasts held in Vogau, Austria.
On 15th and 16th September 2018, the fourth VELO CLASSICO retro cycling event starts in the beautiful castle town of Ludwigslust, Germany.
La Superba takes place on 30 September, just one week before L’Eroica in Tuscany. The route takes you along the spectacular Ligurian Coast in Italy, from Nervi to Portofino. You will be well fed on some amazing focaccia, among other local specialities!
Since 1997 l’Eroica is a example of development of the environmental heritage, of the sustainable lifestyle of clean cycling. A world where everyone is the hero in his own way: where the important thing is to show that you can sacrifice with a smile for a healthy passion. This is the original event which inspired an entire movement.
The Beverley Heroic – a bike weekend with Racing, CX, 50 and 100 mile rides through quiet countryside, celebrating the 1897 Beverley to Perth Race. Go on be Heroic!
The Imperial – The Appian Way – a ride full of charm, tradition and modernity for bikes built pre 1987 – set in the historic city of Rome.