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.


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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La Savoureuse

La Savoureuse 27 August 2017

When: 27 August 2017
Where: Ciney, Belgium

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.

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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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OldVelos Vintage Classic 10 September 2017

When: 10 September 2017
Where: Waterford, Ireland

The third OldVelos Vintage Classic will be held on Sunday 10 September near Waterford, South West Ireland.

This years event is moving to a new location. The start and finish is in a place called Kilmacthomas which is on the Waterford Greenway (which opened this year). The Greenway is 42kms of old railway line along the coast and is glorious for cycling.

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Good Life Experience

The Good Life Experience 15 – 17 September 2017

When: 15 September 2017
Where: Hawarden, UK

The Good Life Experience is a festival that encapsulates simpler times, the good old days. A weekend of fun and discovery with music, books, food and the outdoors.

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velo classico

Velo Classico 16 – 17 September 2017

When: 16 September 2017
Where: Ludwigslust, Germany

On 16th and 17th September 2017, the third VELO CLASSICO starts in the beautiful castle town of Ludwigslust, Germany.

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La Superba Nervi

La Superba 24 September 2017

When: 24 September 2017
Where: Nervi, Italy

La Superba takes place on 24 September 2017, just one week before L’Eroica.  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!

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L'Eroica Gaiole in Chianti

L’Eroica Gaiole in Chianti 29 September – 2 October 2017

When: 1 October 2017
Where: Gaiole in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

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.

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The Imperial Rome

The Imperial 6 – 8 October 2017

When: 7 October 2017
Where: Rome, Italy

The Imperial – a ride full of charm, tradition and modernity for bikes built pre 1987 – set in the historic city of Rome.

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Vintage Bike Beurs

Vintage Bike Beurs 8 October 2017

When: 8 October 2017
Where: Herentals, Netherlands

Vintage Bike Beurs is a fair for classic steel bicycles. There is also an exhibition of a beautiful collection of bikes and some big names from the Belgium field riders.


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L'Intrepida vintage cycle ride

L’Intrepida 15 October 2017

When: 15 October 2017
Where: Tuscany, Italy

L’Intrepida is a vintage bike ride in Tuscany, Italy. Bring along your bike, dress in vintage and ride where the story began.

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