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.


Tour Classic

Tour Classic Cambridgeshire 3 June 2018

When: 3 June 2018
Where: Peterborough Arena, PE2 6XE, UK

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.

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Velo Veritas

In Velo Veritas 9 – 10 June 2018

When: 10 June 2018
Where: Retz, Austria

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!

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RetroRonde 9 – 10 June 2018

When: 10 June 2018
Where: Oudenaarde, Belgium

The RetroRonde is a nostalgic and colourful historical bicycle event during which riders from all over Europe wear retro clothing and ride classic bicycles.

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Eroica Britannia bicycles

Eroica Britannia 15 – 17 June 2018

When: 17 June 2018
Where: Peak District, UK

The 5th edition of Eroica Britannia returns to Friden Grange in the heart of the Peak District on the 15th – 17th June 2018.

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York Rally

York Rally 23 – 24 June 2018

When: 23 June 2018
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 June – 1 July 2018

When: 1 July 2018
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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Velo Vinatge

Velo Vintage occasion and ride 30 June – 1 July 2018

When: 30 June 2018
Where: Seaton, Devon

The 14th Velo Vintage Occasion & Ride will take place on Saturday 30th June 2018 with a little apres event the next day on Sunday 1st July 2018.

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Velo Retro 13 – 15 July 2018

When: 13 July 2018
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. Choose from Le Loafer 47km or À L’ancienne 84km. For 2018 there’s a new route – The Great Western at 123km. The routes are supported by great food and local beer and pies at the finish!

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Chiltern Cycling Festival

Chiltern Cycling Festival Amersham Classic 15 July 2018

When: 15 July 2018
Where: Penn House, Amersham, UK

The Chiltern Cycling Festival returns in 2018 with the Amersham Classic 30 mile retro route.  The festival includes a retro inspired traditional Velo Village, vintage themed stalls, food, craft beer and music.

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OldVelos Vintage Classic 26 August 2018

When: 26 August 2018
Where: Waterford, Ireland

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.

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SPIN the cycling festival

Spin The Cycling Festival 31 August – 2 September 2018

When: 31 August 2018
Where: Printworks, London, UK

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.

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