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 Montalcino

Eroica Montalcino 26 May 2019

When: 26 May 2019
Where: Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy

Eroica Montalcino is a family-friendly event celebrating the magical atmosphere of vintage cycling culture, accompanied by the excellent food and wine which makes this region famous.

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Eroica Hispania

Eroica Hispania 1 – 2 June 2019

When: 2 June 2019
Where: Cenicero, La Rioja, Spain

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.

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La Medicea

La Medicea Ciclostorica 1 – 2 June 2019

When: 1 June 2019
Where: Carmignano, Italy

The 7th edition of La Medicea Ciclostorica vintage cycling event takes place 1 – 2 June from Carmignano, Tuscany. The event commemorates Enzo Coppini, a champion of heroic cycling and a professional cyclist in the 1950s.

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Velo Veritas

In Velo Veritas 16 June 2019

When: 16 June 2019
Where: Poysdorf, Austria

In Velo Veritas is a vintage cycling weekend packed with supporting social events. Velo Veritas 2019 will take place 16th June in Poysdorf in the district of Mistelbach in Eastern Austria. Riders choose from 3 different non-competitive courses from 70 – 210km: Epic, Scenic or Passionate!

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York Rally

York Rally 22 – 23 June 2019

When: 22 June 2019
Where: York, UK

The York Rally is a friendly gathering of cyclists on York’s Knavesmire race course. It has been held almost every year since 1945.

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Eroica Limburg

Eroica Limburg 29 – 30 June 2019

When: 29 June 2019
Where: Valkenburg, Netherlands

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.

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La MITICA 2016

La Mitica 30 June 2019

When: 30 June 2019
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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Anjou Velo Vintage

Anjou Vélo Vintage 5 – 7 July 2019

When: 5 July 2019
Where: Saumur, France

Since its creation Anjou Vélo Vintage has enjoyed considerable success and a steadily growing reputation. Now in it’s 8th 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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Velo Retro 12 – 14 July 2019

When: 14 July 2019
Where: Ulverston, Cumbria, UK

Velo Retro vintage rides are 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 retro rides are all that matter. New for 2019: bigger festival, shorter family and vintage bike ride. The routes are supported by great food, local beer and pies at the finish!

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La Moserissima vintage cycle event

La Moserissima 13 July 2019

When: 13 July 2019
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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oldvelos vintage classic

OldVelos Vintage Classic 13 – 14 July 2019

When: 14 July 2019
Where: Waterford, Ireland

The fifth OldVelos Vintage Classic will be held over the weekend of 13 – 14 July near Waterford, South West Ireland.

The event will start and finish at Coach House Coffee on the Waterford Greenway. The Greenway is 42kms of old railway line along the coast and is glorious for cycling.

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Chiltern Cycling Festival

Chiltern 100 Cycling Festival 14 July 2019

When: 14 July 2019
Where: Penn House, Amersham, UK

The Chiltern Cycling Festival will be part of L’Etape UK in 2019, the Tour de France’s very own international cycling series.  The festival includes a retro inspired traditional Velo Village, vintage themed stalls, food, craft beer and music in the beautiful grounds of Penn House near Amersham.

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