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 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.
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.
The 5th edition of Eroica Britannia returns to Friden Grange in the heart of the Peak District on the 15th – 17th June 2018.
The York Rally is a friendly gathering of cyclists on York’s Knavesmire race course. It has been held almost every year since 1945.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.