Concours de Machines

Handbuilt Bicycle Show

Whilst most handmade bike shows are held in exposition halls, the Concours de Machines involves a series of demanding reliability tests, sometimes as long as 450 kilometers in distance across rugged dirt roads, ensuring bikes aren’t just pretty to look at, they are also suitably robust for the task of being both raced and ridden daily. Over the years, the Cncourse has become an idea factory and a proving ground for bike development within the cycling industry. Find our coverage of the event below…