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 Hispania is a cycling event inspired by the ethos of the famous Italian vintage bike ride L’Eroica. It is an event that seeks to recover the values and essence of epic cycling in one of the most important areas of the world for its wine production: La Rioja.
The 6th edition of La Medicea Ciclostorica vintage cycling event takes place 2 – 3 June from Carmignano, Tuscany. The event commemorates Enzo Coppini, a champion of heroic cycling and a professional cyclist in the 1950s.
Tour Classic in Cambridgeshire is a timed ride for cyclists on pre-1987 bikes on closed roads. The ride is part of the Tour of Cambridgeshire cycling festival 1 – 3 June 2018.
La Polverosa “The Dusty” was established in 2008 and is now one of the established Italian retro bike festivals which attracts hundreds of fans each year for the trade show on Saturday and for the ride on Sunday which takes place in Parma 8 – 10 June 2018.
In Velo Veritas is a vintage cycling weekend packed with supporting social events. Velo Veritas 2018 will take place from 9 – 10th June in Austria’s Weinviertel Region, 80km north of Vienna. Riders choose from 3 different non-competitive courses from 70 – 210km: Epic, Scenic or Passionate!
The RetroRonde is a nostalgic and colourful historical bicycle event during which riders from all over Europe wear retro clothing and ride classic bicycles.
World Cycling Revival, a celebration of the bicycle. The greatest celebration of the bicycle the world has ever seen, will be a high end heritage sporting, music and lifestyle festival in Herne Hill, London.
The 5th edition of Eroica Britannia returns to Friden Grange in the heart of the Peak District on the 15th – 17th June 2018.
Since its creation Anjou Vélo Vintage has enjoyed considerable success and a steadily growing reputation. Now in it’s 7th 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.
The York Rally is a friendly gathering of cyclists on York’s Knavesmire race course. It has been held almost every year since 1945.
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!
Eroica Limburg takes place on the beautiful rolling roads and rough unsurfaced trails of the classics of the north, starting and finishing in Valkenburg, Netherlands.