Events

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.

 

Eroica Britannia

Eroica Britannia 16 – 18 June 2017

When: 18 June 2017
Where: Peak District, UK

Eroica Britannia – a 3 day family friendly festival set in the heart of the Peak District on the 16th – 18th June 2017.

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York Rally

York Rally 24 – 25 June 2017

When: 24 June 2017
Where: York, UK

The York Rally is a major cycling event on York’s Knavesmire race course. It has been held almost every year since 1945.

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Anjou Velo Vintage

Anjou Vélo Vintage 24 – 25 June 2017

When: 25 June 2017
Where: Saumur, France

Since its creation Anjou Vélo Vintage has enjoyed considerable success and a steadily growing reputation. Now in it’s 6th year it is a major event for cycling and vintage lovers and also for those who are interested in discovering the uniqueness of the Loire Valley.

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Eroica Limburg

Eroica Limburg 30 June – 2 July 2017

When: 1 July 2017
Where: Valkenburg, Netherlands

Eroica Limburg takes place on the beautiful rolling roads and unsurfaced trails of the classics of the north, Valkenburg, Netherlands. Ride like a hero on Saturday and watch the nearby Tour de France on the Sunday!

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La MITICA 2016

La Mitica 2 July 2017

When: 2 July 2017
Where: Castellania, Piedmont, Italy

La Mitica is a vintage bicycle event meaning ‘The Mythical’ in honor of cycling legend Fausto Coppi.

It is designed to promote “slow” cycling, the appreciation and protection of the landscape and the quality of the food and wine of the region and riding the Fausto Coppi hills!

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retro-rendezvous

Velo Retro weekend 14 – 16 July 2017

When: 15 July 2017
Where: Ulverston, Cumbria, UK

New for 2017 three velo retro rides as part of the Retro Rendezvous Festival – a full weekend of brilliant retro fun. It’s an event where traditional Lake District fun, friendship and amazing rides are all that matter. Choose from Le Loafeur 47km, À L’ancienne 84km, (Sunday 16th) The Mighty Corinthian 300km (Saturday 15th). The routes are supported by great food and finished with local beer and pies! Whether you’re into music, food, film, drink, vintage cars and motorcycles or simply pottering around the lovely market town of Ulverston, this event needs to make its way into your diary for 2017!

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The Mighty Corinthian

The Mighty Corinthian 15 July 2017

When: 15 July 2017
Where: Ulverston, Cumbria UK

The Mighty Corinthian – the longest retro bike event in the world at 301km! If you know anyone who’s ready for a great personal challenge on a pre 1987 bicycle do let them know!

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La Moserissima vintage cycle event

La Moserissima 15 July 2017

When: 15 July 2017
Where: Trento, Italy

La Moserissima is a non competitive international cycle event for pre 1987 bicycles in honour of Francesco Moser and his family to celebrate cycling of the past.

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Chiltern Cycling Festival

Chiltern Cycling Festival 16 July 2017

When: 16 July 2017
Where: Penn House, Amersham, UK

Share your passion… Chiltern Cycling Festival returns in 2017. Includes a traditional Velo Village, vintage themed stalls, food, beer and music.

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Bergkonig Gstaad event

Bergkoenig 26 – 27 August 2017

When: 27 August 2017
Where: Gstaad, Switzerland

Come to Bergkoenig vintage cycling festival in Gstaad for the most beautiful steel bikes in marvellous mountain surroundings.

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La Belvedere

La Belvedere 26 – 27 August 2017

When: 27 August 2017
Where: Ticino, Switzerland

La Belvedere vintage bike event takes place 27 – 28 August in Mendrisio, Ticino (Switzerland). It aims to promote the natural beauty and culture of the city of Ascona and surrounding area.

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Pedal of Honour ride

Pedal of Honour 3 September 2017

When: 3 September 2017
Where: Berkhamsted, UK

Join the Pedal of Honour, a classic Chilterns ride. Saddle up your steel bikes of yesteryear and indulge in some truly heroic riding across the rolling Chiltern Hills. Now in its third year this ‘Eroica’ style sportive mixes quiet country lanes with bridleways and unmade roads to create the feel of the Tuscan original.

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